Lindley LeClerc

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The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

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You Forgot to Pack These 8 Things

Hey, you forgot something. It's okay. Everybody does it. We interviewed hotel concierges to find out which important items travelers tend to forget the most, and we got some advice on how to best deal with your loss. We even found one hotel chain that specially caters to the harried, the hurried …

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2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

14 Celebs with Amazing Airport Style

Gear up for your holiday travels with the chic celebs who always hit the airport in style.<p>Gear up for your holiday travels with the chic celebs who always hit the airport in style.

10 Travel Hacks You Need This Holiday Season

<i>By Alycia Simons, HotelsCombined.com</i><p>Christmas is around the corner and travellers quickly jumping online to book their end of year accommodation. Last year the number of hotel bookings on HotelsCombined for the 2013 Christmas period increased 364 per cent (!) over November and December and it's …

The New Rules of Travel

We’ve come a long way from 2011’s Tarmacgate, when 100-odd JetBlue passengers were stranded for seven hours on the runway. Delays are down, airlines are investing in posh new terminals, and the app revolution and sharing economy mean that there are more options than ever when it comes to flights, …

Mount Rainier Is Beautiful, And It Looks Even Better Under The Stars

Not far beyond Seattle, Washington, Mount Rainier rises out of the sky to greet visitors and locals alike.<p>It's a majestic sight -- one that's certainly beautiful during the day...<p>...but we think Mt. Rainier looks even prettier at night.<p>Now that Mt. Rainier National Park is keeping a major roadway …

Edinburgh: Motherlode of Festivals

By a "Royal Mile," Edinburgh, Scotland is the motherlode of all festivals. Playing host to a dozen internationally renowned festivals, the capital of the tartan-clad country doesn't shirk from its title of cultural and intellectual crown of Great Britain. In August itself, there are six …

The World's Most Adorable Island

<i>By Ken Jennings, CNTraveler.com</i><p><i>Photo: DigitalGlobe via Getty Images</i><p>Just like the coat of the region's namesake dog, the coast of Dalmatia is spotted -- with countless tiny islands. Most are uninhabited, but one little isle in the Zadar Archipelago recently become a hot destination for honeymooners …

23 Pictures That Will Make You Want To Visit Scotland

Whatever the outcome, there's no denying that Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. It's home to eerie castles, ancient ruins, and rolling green hills. Here are 23 photos that will make you want to book your next trip to Scotland.

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The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Click the map to learn more about the best food from your state. Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We rounded up the best food from every state, taking your comments into account and making some changes to last year's list.<p>Some are homegrown …

8 Of The Best Nude Beaches In Europe

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>American exceptionalism may have gotten us to the moon and back, but when it comes to actually <i>mooning</i> each other (you know, on the beach), we're not exactly world-beaters. Europe, by contrast, is in a completely different league when it comes to shoreline …

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Enchanted Isle: Puerto Rico

If <b>Puerto Rico</b> isn’t on your radar, it’s time to readjust. The Caribbean’s most convenient destination—especially for Americans, who don’t need a passport to get there—is also one of its most interesting.<p>An unincorporated U.S. territory since the end of the Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico …

The Coolest Speakeasies In America

While the temperance movement is long gone, the secret watering holes haven't changed much, from the passwords required on entry to the caliber of handcrafted cocktails served.<p>We dug up the hottest and most exclusive speakeasies in the U.S., and even gave away their addresses. Let's keep this one …

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How To Eat Like A Local In NYC

<i>Chelsea Nesvig / Flickr</i><p>Back when Manhattan was still ridden with crime, New York City was easier for tourists to manage. A Broadway show, a nice French or Italian meal, Central Park, the Met, maybe a Yankees game -- there were things you did and places you just didn't go. Nowadays, though, the …

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The 36 Best Things About Hawaii (Yes, Really)

Two years ago, HuffPost Hawaii was launched to put the spotlight on the Islands, not just as a postcard, but as a community, as Arianna Huffington said at the time. And from the very first story listing vital Hawaiian words to live by to the many insightful blog contributions along the way, we have …

Here's How We Came Up With Our List Of The World's Best Hotels

To create it, we aggregated four notable hotel rankings: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual Reader's Choice Awards), TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels In The World (part of its annual Travelers' Choice Awards), and the Fodor's …

Insider Guide to Portugal’s Southern Coast

<b>Portugal</b> is made for wanderers. From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. Surf camps dot the 215-mile stretch south of the storied capital city. Part of the region known as the <b>Alentejo</b>, this shore is …

The Perfect Day You Never Expected to Have in Los Angeles

The City of Angels, a megacity and metropolis you kinda have to visit once in your life. Yes, yes, it tends to get a bad rep - the traffic, the dirt, the people - but only, because most visitors don't know what to do and where the cool kids hang. No local friend present? Well, hey there stranger, …

New York Fashion Week 2014: Where Celebrities Stay

New York Fashion Week officially kicked off the fall today with its opening shows. Already, we've seen plenty of celebs out and about in the city, and most are shacking up in their usual haunts -- i.e. the city's hippest, most luxurious hotels. Take a peek to find out where your favorite celebrity …

The Bikes, Art Cars, and Wacky Vehicles of Burning Man

Photo: Nick Kelley<p>I never thought I'd attend Burning Man, the week-long party and famous gathering in the heat of the Nevada desert. Not even when I pitched the idea to my editors on a whim. Then they said yes, and I ended up in the middle of Black Rock City in August. After waiting more than 24 …

2014 Tours of a Lifetime

The 26 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

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The Girl's Guide to Wine

Photo: Courtesy of Jerusha Frost/Twitter<p>What does a girl have to do to get a drink around here? If she's a sommelier, she just has to show up to work. If she's us…well, it's a little more complicated. As the weather gets cold and the New York City Wine & Food Festival heats up this weekend, we …

Tired? Here's A No-Fail Way To Wake Yourself Up

<i>Have a minute? That’s all it took us to get hooked on Leaf.tv, an addictive new YouTube series from content queens Erin Falconer and Geri Hirsch.</i> …

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The 45 Best Restaurants In America

We looked at five notable restaurant rankings made by food critics, diners, and experts, and combined these rankings to come up with the ultimate list of the best restaurants in America.<p>The rankings we used were The Daily Meal's 101 Best Restaurants, OpenTable's Top 100 Restaurants for the Best …

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The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

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