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9 Unique Must-Stay Hotels of the Netherlands

Water, Mud, Beer, Cheese, and Art!<p>Those are the five topics I set out to explore for <b>The 30 Postcards Project</b> in traveling to the Netherlands. Over five hundred postcards were mailed to the project by proud Dutch citizens hoping to share a slice of their culture with world, and as I did my research …

Sixteen Summer Destinations I Love

Summer is upon us, and though I’ve spent my first few weeks at home in sunny, Washington, DC, my suitcase is crying from neglect.<p>“Now is the time to travel!” says just about everyone to me. School’s out, the warm weather wants us to celebrate, and the mountains and seaside are calling.<p>Of the Four …

Cool Off at These Inviting Swim-Up Bars

You don't even need to leave the pool to grab a cocktail (and sometimes dinner) at these swanky hotel bars...<p>By Laura Ratliff, Condé Nast Traveler<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Swim-Up Bars<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>Hot New Hotels Under $300<p>Photo Quiz: Ocean or Lake?<p>Beautiful Hidden Beaches Around the World<p>18 …

American Airlines and Disney promote their new "Planes"

Travelers at LAX on Wednesday morning were surprised with gate celebrations, giveaways, and screenings as part of American Airlines’ collaboration …

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness, from remote white-sand coves to some of the world's most …

Pokémon Travel Posters Will Thrill 90s Kids (PHOTOS)

Hey! Pokémon fans! If you could go on a vacation to Kanto, would you?<p>Los Angeles-based Little Pixel Posters will take you on an imaginary journey there. Her Pokémon travel posters make it possible for you to take a trip down memory lane and straight to the fictional Kanto Region of the Pokémon …

United Airlines sponsors Japanese tourism to Colorado

Japanese business leaders are descending on Denver this week in a visit aimed at increasing Colorado tourism.<p>The visit is largely sponsored by United …

Hottest New Beach Hotels (PHOTOS)

In Miami's South Beach, it's refreshing to find newcomer Sense Beach House, with a rooftop pool that's scene-free and 18 beige-and-blue rooms at affordable rates.<p>"The traditional beach hotel concept is being reinvented with the introduction of smaller, more intimate beachside properties," declares …

Where Your Cup of Tea Was Born

I've made some of my favorite travel memories touring agricultural regions, from South Africa's Cape Winelands to Colombia"s coffee triangle. So, when I touched down on the island formerly known as Ceylon last week, I felt almost obliged to include a visit to its namesake tea plantations in my …

New J.D. power study find cruise passengers are happiest with Disney

Disney Cruise Lines provides the best passenger experience of seven major cruise lines, reports J.D. Power’s new study on cruise line …

Las Vegas Tourism Campaign Riffs On NSA Outcry

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is once again weaving news headlines into an ad campaign, this time encouraging companies receiving …

The World's Best Summertime Destinations

Scads of summer revelers consider the end of the school year or the Memorial Day weekend the beginning of the season, but for many, it doesn't really kick into gear until summer solstice in late June.<p>In this time of fireworks displays, Slip 'N Slides and soft serve ice cream, we've named the The …

Fiji Has A New National Airline And It's Beautiful

Fiji unveiled the redesign of its flagship airline this afternoon, and the design is beautiful. The airline, which is being rebranded from the aging Air Pacific, showcased its new Airbus-A330 and refreshed Boeing-737 livery in Los Angeles and Honolulu today.<p>Key to the updates is a redesigned …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Japan dos and don'ts: etiquette tips for first-time travellers

Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help create a faux-pas-free journey, arm yourself with a few of these handy etiquette tips before your trip: from when to bow and take your shoes off, to when …