Nanette Plano

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13 Reasons Banff National Park Is The BEST Place To Be This Fall

As the world's third-oldest national park, Banff is a well-protected, well-loved zone of wonder in the Canadian Rockies. The sprawling wilderness offers glacial lakes, towering mountain crags, a quaint town and nearly 1,000 miles of hiking, biking and horseback trails.<p>There seems to be something …

Ireland's Castles

Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

Ireland

Bumped Due to Overbooking? Airlines Owe You Money, not Vouchers

<i>By Eric Jordan, CNTraveler.com</i><p><b>Photo: Jeff Greenberg/Alamy</b><p>News and advice about overbooking appears with some regularity, but the correspondence we receive indicates many passengers are not aware of what airlines must provide when they're involuntarily bumped. Please note that I'm not talking about …

The Top Italy Tours for 2015

Italy has long been a favorite destination for new and experienced travelers alike, thanks to its diverse landscapes, incredible cuisine and extensive history. A tour can be a great way for first-time visitors to get an idea of what Italy is all about, while more experienced travelers have the …

Amalfi Coast

<b>Site</b>: Costiera Amalfitana (Amafi Coast)<p><b>Location</b>: Italy<p><b>Year Designated</b>: 1997<p><b>Category</b>: Cultural<p><b>Criteria</b>: (ii)(iv)(v)<p><b>Reason</b>: This quintessentially Mediterranean landscape blends centuries of artistic and architectural accomplishments with one of nature’s perfect panoramas.<p>* * *<p>Italy's Amalfi Coast …

Italy

Upscale Hostels Make New Inroads Into Thailand

Hostels are amazing places. They never die, as youths still prefer this low-priced accommodation, which they consider a place to meet like-minded …

Road Trip: Flower Route, Netherlands

Tulips, hyacinths, narcissi, and daffodils of every color stretch to the horizon along this drive through western Holland.<p>From the moment the first tulip was planted in Dutch soil, in 1593, the Netherlands has been in extravagant bloom and the Dutch have been in thrall to flowers, inventing a whole …

Road Trip: Florida Keys

The 113-mile (181-kilometer) drive from mainland Florida to Key West induces sensory overload.<p>The 113-mile (181-kilometer) drive on Highway 1 from mainland Florida to Key West induces sensory overload. Besides the natural beauty along the route—tidal flats, teal waters dotted by distant islands—the …

Key West

Ten Places to Go Before They Disappear

It is a sad reality that some of the world's most beautiful sights are at risk of disappearing. Some of the world's natural wonders are under threat from development, mass tourism and environmental change, making it crucial to travel to these places before it's too late. Whether it's ancient …

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is a geological smoking gun that illustrates how violent the Earth can be. One event overshadows all others: Some 640,000 years ago, an area many miles square at what is now the center of the park suddenly exploded. In minutes the landscape was devastated. Fast-moving ash flows covered …

National Parks

21 Buildings You Need To See In Your Lifetime

We've come a long way since then — creating temples to our gods, houses for our operas, and museums for our art that rival nature's beauty.<p>Here are 21 buildings you need to see before you kick the bucket.