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20+ Of The Funniest Reasons Why Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen Are BFFs

What's better than one classically-trained actor who is also noted for his later life geek-friendly roles and posting odd pictures online? Why, two …

Ian McKellen

Which Cruise Lines Are Best of the Best?

For the 10th year, reviews and community site Cruise Critic has revealed its Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards as selected by its international …

Shipping

Choose an Adult-Only Escape with Barceló Hotel Group

The adult only vacation has gained popularity in recent years. Each year, more and more adults are choosing to travel as 'just the two of us'or with …

Riviera Maya

The Best Mac 'n Cheese in Every State

Our friends at Yelp helped us narrow down all of the cheesy options.<p>In the South, mac ‘n cheese is like everyone’s favorite aunt. We get excited to …

Cooking

The Best Resorts in Myrtle Beach

1 of 10<p>The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grand Dunes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>The Marina Inn at Grand Dunes<p>3 of 10<p>North Beach …

Vermeer, Beyond Time - portrait of the artist as a Dutchman

<b>Vermeer Beyond Time is a new documentary screening on RTÉ One exploring the life and work of one of the most loved, treasured and well-known artists</b> …

Art

Christie doubles down — again — with no apologies

This is Chris Christie with nothing left to lose: Lounging on a deserted beach closed to the public due to his political gamesmanship, and mocking his detractors as his poll numbers sink toward single digits.<p>While Christie has always enjoyed the perks of office and tweaking his critics, the New …

New Jersey

13 Amalfi Coast Hotels with Stunning Views

The 20-room Casa Albertina goes beyond its three-pearl rating with perks such as turn-down service, bathrobes, and family owners, which gives the …

10 bucket list cruises

Cruise Ships

The truth about cruise ship excursions in Europe – are they really worth the cost?

The summer season is upon us and, with it, school holidays and fun-packed family cruises. On a Mediterranean voyage, ports of call are a fundamental part of the holiday. Some allow for time on the beach, but at many you can visit places that are fascinating and culturally rewarding for visitors of …

Traveling solo, but not alone, on Italy's Amalfi Coast

On a sunny October day, a small bus with 17 passengers left a mountain village in Italy, headed for the famed coastal town of Amalfi. The zigzagging road offered glimpses of spectacularly craggy cliffs, small red-roofed villages and the glittering Mediterranean. Inside the bus, increasingly raucous …

Italy

Take a Break Travel: Your Personal Travel Agent Reviewed

Take a Break Travel: Your Personal Travel Agent ReviewedThe dawn of the internet has reduced the amount of travel agents in operation within the …

Online

Ten of the best luxury train journeys

Twilight Express Mizukaze Japan<p><b>1)</b> Japans’s newest luxury sleeper train, Twilight Express Mizukaze, is expected to turn heads when it begins its tours of western Japan later this month. The dining car will feature menus by Japan’s leading Michelin-starred chef and the design will draw heavily on Art …

How to See The Best of South Africa in 12 Days

In the past few years, South Africa has raced to the top of many travelers' must-visit lists. Filled with stunning vistas, cool cities, and...The …

South Africa

10 cruise vacations of a lifetime | CNN Travel

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Where to stay

Long thought to be little more than the home of whisky and haggis, Edinburgh is in the midst of an art, style and design revolution<p>Scotland is known for many things: Traditionally, Sean Connery, whisky, bagpipes and haggis. But you might be surprised to also discover elements of avant-garde art, …

Scotland

6 stays in Seychelles that’ll take your breath away

Sunsets at Mahé and creole dishes at Victoria<p>It’s easy to see why the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent their honeymoon here. Apart from underwater …

Revealed: where millennials want to go on holiday

Bathing in the Blue Lagoon of Iceland is the most coveted travel expereince amongst millennials (those born between the early Eighties and early 2000s), according to a new survey.<p>The top ranking of the country, known for its otherworldly glacial landscape, should come as no surprise; Iceland has …

Backcountry Cabin Escapes

Ski huts in the Alps are like small castles—most employ caretakers who greet you with beer or wine and cook you hot meals. The U.S. may not have the luxury or the sheer numbers (Switzerland alone has 213 <i>hüttes</i>), but we’re getting better. Last year, the newly formed, Colorado-based Grand Huts …

Skiing

Checking In At the Nikki Beach Resort Is Your Best Decision Yet

Home » Travel » Checking In At the Nikki Beach Resort Is Your Best Decision Yet<p>In case you’ve ever dreamed about that perfect seaside vacation in …

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

The best all-inclusive resorts for adults

Looking for a great getaway without the kids?<p>These top-ranked resorts are the best all-inclusives-- and they're only for adults.<p>1. Secrets the Vine, Cancun, Mexico<p>Upon arrival to Secrets the Vine, you're struck by the hotel’s stunning Art Deco design and floor-to-ceiling windows, offering expansive …

Riviera Maya

The 25 Museums You Should Visit Before You Die

TripAdvisor recently released its list of the world's top 25 museums, basing the findings on reviews from real travelers on its site. The comprehensive ranking includes museums from all corners of the world. Trust us, their incredible collections are worth the trip.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its …

Best Beaches in the Dominican Republic

Read on for sun, sand, and surf.<p>Chances are, if you’re thinking about booking a vacation to the Dominican Republic, you’ve got one word on the brain: …

Dominican Republic

Infographic: How to book a perfect apartment when traveling

Renting an apartment instead of staying in a hotel has transformed the way we travel, but what kind of digs should you be choosing? Surely the nature …

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice: Top 10 Caribbean all-inclusive resorts | CNN Travel

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