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8 of the Best Beaches in St. Lucia

When most people think of St. Lucia, the towering Pitons might spring to mind first, but the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean island deserve a …

Caribbean

Summer holiday on a shoestring? It has to be Bulgaria

The cheapest holiday destination for 2018? According to the Post Office’s annual survey of on-the-ground costs, it’s offbeat Bulgaria.<p>After comparing prices in 42 destinations, for typical travel purchases such as drinks in local bars and restaurant meals, the Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach …

The 15 Best Beach Destinations to Visit in January

Say goodbye to the winter blues and hello to aquamarine, azure, turquoise, and cerulean...<p>After the holiday high subsides, January comes along and …

The Powder Highway: Best Powder Skiing in British Columbia (Part 2)

<i>The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts</i><p>Where and What Is The Powder Highway?<p>Also known as Route 95A, in British …

Guy Hikes From Mexico to Canada, Films One Second of Every Day

See the gorgeous and challenging Continental Divide Trail, one second at a time.<p>The Continental Divide Trail is one of America's great hikes. It traverses the Rocky Mountain region more than 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada, passing through states from New Mexico to Montana.<p>If you want to see that …

Hiking

10 Gorgeous Beaches with the Clearest Water in the World

Photo: Anastasios Kandris/Shutterstock<p>Porto Katsiki—Lefkada, Greece<p><b>Porto Katsiki Beach</b> (which was formerly said to only be accessible by goats—hence …

Striking modern home celebrates natural materials for a timeless aesthetic

Minneapolis-based architecture firm Strand Design completed Theodore Wirth Ranch, a beautiful home designed to stand the test of time in both …

7 Long Weekend Getaways With Your Partner That Make Amazing Road Trips

Get excited, because your first long weekend of the year is quickly approaching. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday that takes place on …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

1 of 13<p>Egremnoi, Greece<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Crater Lake, Oregon<p>3 of 13<p>Con Son, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Devil’s Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin …

The top ten things to see in Paris (for your second trip)

The list of the top ten things to see in Paris, according to the city’s Official Visitors Bureau, is fantastic…. but it’s a bit <i>obvious</i>. The Louvre, …

Think Aspen is too expensive? Here's how to enjoy the Colorado ski resort without a trust fund

The first time I skied Aspen was in 1974, when I was a junior at the University of Colorado. On that trip I slept in a sleeping bag at a friend's rental house and ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch on the slopes.<p>The cost for a weekend of great skiing cost less than $70, including $15 …

Skiing

The best hotels of 2017

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>With the new Four Seasons in the Maldives, the Sanders hotel in Copenhagen, the renovated Crillon in Paris or the 7th Room hotel in …

15 Places to Take the Solo Trip of a Lifetime

Solo travel, like dining alone, gets a bad rap -- mostly from people who don't particularly enjoy their own company. If you can put up with yourself, …

11 things I wish I knew before traveling to Hawaii

Hawaii is one of the best destinations to escape the winter blues, so for you to make the most of your time away from the mainland, we’ve compiled a …

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

1 of 51<p>Alabama — Cheaha State Park<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>Alaska — Mendenhall Ice Caves<p>3 of 51<p>Arizona — Emerald Cove<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 51<p>Arkansas — …

Two of the Most Romantic Beach Hotels in the U.S. Are on This Dreamy Island

Talk about love at first sight: It doesn’t get more romantic than these 10 amazing stays, the highest-ranked coastal hotels for romance in the United …

10 Affordable Beach Getaways to Cure Your Winter Blues

For people who live in areas with an actual winter, there’s no more gratifying time to escape.<p>Unfortunately, warm vacation destinations are also …

The Most Romantic Destination in Every U.S. State, Mapped

With Christmas coming up, there's really no better time to show your loved ones how much you care about them. And you want to share a new experience …

10 Best Beaches in Hawai'i

1 of 10<p>Holopo'e Beach, Lāna'i<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Hāmoa Beach, Maui<p>3 of 10<p>Punalu'u Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Hāpuna Beach, Hawai'i<p>Advertisement<p>…

Hawaii

Dreaming in Color: 10 Sexy Monochrome Bedrooms

Do you dream of a colorful bedroom? Thanks to architect Jess Thomas we do. Her Brooklyn townhouse is filled with a lot of good ideas—see our recent …

Interior Design

78 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent From $307 a Night, Ranked By Price

Check these out if you're in search of a beautiful, secluded getaway.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, …

10 Glamorous Destinations for an Exclusive Luxury Travel Experience

Ever wonder what it’s like to travel like a celebrity? Between private villas, exclusive accommodations, islands with crystalline waters, and …

12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

European Travel

The best beaches in Thailand sure to make for a magical retreat

With its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture and world-famous eclectic nightlife, it’s no surprise that Thailand continues to be a firm …

California's Greatest Beaches

You could lay down a towel and read a book almost anywhere in California. But if you feel like getting a little more active—surfing, trail running, mussel harvesting—we’ve picked eight beaches that are worth pulling over for, listed from north to south.<p>Patrick’s Point State Park<p>Trinidad<p>Patrick’s …

5 Killer Color Palettes To Try if You Love Blue

Blue is undoubtedly one of the most popular colors in home decor. Navy blue, cornflower blue, cobalt blue...hues of the incredibly versatile color …

5 awesome sleep-away summer camps for grown-ups

When it comes to going away to camp -- whether that means traditional out-in-the-woods, Native American-named summer sleepover camp, basketball camp …

The Absolute Best Brunch in New York

<i>In thousands of years, historians may regard modern brunch as the terminal stage of a soft civilization in decline. Now, however, there is no more</i> …

Breakfast

A Prewar Manhattan Apartment Gets a Contemporary Redesign

A Fifth Avenue residence, thoughtfully renovated by acclaimed architect Lee F. Mindel, proves simplicity can be soulful<p><i>This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>A young couple renovating their Fifth Avenue apartment knew that stuffiness was the thing to …