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You Have To Visit La Gacilly, The French Town You Never Knew Existed

Paris, Lyon, Nice, Cannes, Bordeaux -- each city is likely on your "must-see" list if you're making your way to France anytime soon. But before you finalize your French <i>voyage</i>, we just discovered one little village you have to add to your list: La Gacilly.<p>If you've heard of La Gacilly, it's known …

The New York of the Middle Ages

The Tuscan route of the Via Francigena features beautiful landscapes and variety, the combination that defines any "good hiking trail." Not only does it offer a historical dimension (as the old pilgrimage trail from northwestern Europe to the "centre of Christianity"), it also manages to connect …

How to Live the Outdoor Life -- Indefinitely

You're such a bum.<p>Take it as a compliment: You want to ski, board, climb, kayak, mountain bike, and hike your way through life. You won't find a judgmental face here; the Liftopia crowd understands where you're coming from. Heck, we all want that.<p>Guess what? It's possible, with some sacrifice and …

4 Reasons the Grand Canyon Is a Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Photo by Gustavo S. Requena<p>Escaping to nature is one of the best ways to spend time with the person you love. The beauty of the earth surrounding your passionate embrace enhances your smile and may even deepen your emotional connection. This is why my partner and I decided to go camping at the …

Stunning views of a giant oak and the D'Entrecasteaux Channel from a restaurant in Woodbridge, Tasmania. See more photos of incredible world architecture: http://on.natgeo.com/1iyUjFW Photograph by Liam Byrne, National Geographic Your Shot

Granada's street art

Granada is a paradoxical city where grit and grandiosity often sit side by side. Most people come here to see the Alhambra, but the city also hides a surrealistic street art scene. Drawing on cultural traditions first fostered by Andalucían poet, Federico Lorca, and abstract expressionist painter, …

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Ranked: The 10 Best Island Beaches Around the World

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches. Here are their ranked favorites in countries across the globe.<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>The Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities …

Move Over, Miami: The Best of St. Pete

It’s our first evening in <b>St. Petersburg, Florida</b>, and the prospect of homemade French-Vietnamese spring rolls has spurred us off the Gulf Coast’s white sands to family-owned Café Alesia. Lofty ceilings, polished concrete floors, wooden tables, Technicolor paintings, and a sympatico waiter who …

A Kid-Friendly Guide to Hong Kong

Travelers keep two kinds of lists: the bucket list and the “wanted” list. <b>Hong Kong</b> should be on both, particularly when traveling with children.<p>The striking contrast of the city’s modern skyline against the lush greenery of Victoria Peak certainly qualifies as a see-before-you-die spectacle, while …

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

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Sardinia In Summer Is The Ultimate Place To Be

With vibrant towns, sandy beaches, gorgeous scenery, Sardinia is <b>the</b> place you must go in summer.<p>If you've yet to visit Italy's dreamiest island, it definitely should be added to your bucket list. Here's why...<p><b>1. Because "Costa Paradiso" truly deserves its name.</b><p>This spot on the northern coast of the …

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