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Top 10 European Romantic Getaways for Couples

Europe offers so many interesting places to visit that it’s not hard to find a romantic getaway in any country. True to Looknwalk’s style, this …

25 Amazing Places in Eastern Europe You Have To Visit

A growing number of exotic destination seeking travelers are stealing away to Eastern Europe. Packed with all of the Allure of the UK, France or …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

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100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2015's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to sleeping in a luxurious overwater bungalow in the Maldives, these are the 100 …

National Parks

Why Newfoundland Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List

Breathtaking vistas, natural wonders and fabulous people (so nice, we actually felt guilty at times!) combine to make the island of Newfoundland one of our favorite places on earth. Here's why we think Newfoundland should be at the top of everyone's bucket list:<p><b>The Beauty is Unmatched</b><p>Find yourself …

National Parks

9 Vacation Spots That Are Better (and Cheaper) Than the Places You Want to Go

These less-traveled locales offer many of the perks of the big-name hotspots with fewer tourists. Even better, because they're less popular, they're …

Scotland

Italy's six best road trips

With a network of well-maintained roads that weave through a landscape of snow-capped peaks, plunging coastlines, lakes and historic towns, Italy offers plenty of epic driving. And while some routes are undeniably challenging, they all make for unforgettable experiences.<p>Here we highlight six …

Italy

The 7 Least-Visited Islands?From Antigua and Burmuda to Montserrat

Caribbean islands are already readying themselves for their annual onslaught of winter visitors. And while certain destinations never fail to draw travelers in the hundreds of thousands, there remain a number of under-the-radar locales that offer everything from picturesque capitals to hikes in …

21 castles around the world that look like they're straight out of a fairy tale

Many of the fairy tale castles we grew up with are inspired by real-life places — places that you can visit.<p>There are even some castles that are available to rent.<p>We rounded up some of the most majestic castles (and a couple of palaces too) around the world, from a medieval castle in a walled city …

European Travel

21 Pictures To Inspire Your Canada Road Trip

Stunning. Spectacular. Gobsmacking. Every turn in the road reveals jaw dropping splendor. Are waterfalls, glaciers, turquoise lakes and sweeping …

1 of the Most Breathtaking Beaches in Croatia Will Leave You in Awe (and Envy)

Croatia is full of mini paradises, but there's one sliver of heaven that needs to be discussed. Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) Beach, which lies at the southern tip of the island of Brac, is where we need to be right now. Visitors sunbathing on the white pebble strip get to enjoy views of the Adriatic …

France's Fête des Lumières Is a Light Festival Unlike Anything You've Ever Seen

Paris may be the City of Light, but you need to head further south to witness France's greatest illuminated achievement: Lyon's "Fête des Lumières." …

13 Affordable Trips to Europe

For a storybook-worthy vacation to Europe, head straight to Bavaria. Book a room at Burg Colmberg (a 14th-century castle rising from a rocky crag …

European Travel

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Road Trips

5 Greece resorts that will chase your blues away

Crete, Santorini, Mykonos—take your pick<p>With those white cliffs jutting into cerulean waters, secret beaches, cave pools, delicious local food and …

European Travel

Norway wants tourists to slow down and travel more sustainably

<b>Cruise ships and Disney's 'Frozen' have led to crowds of unprecedented size, about which Norwegians are not entirely happy.</b><p>Most countries would love …

Scotland

33 photos that will make you want to travel to Switzerland

Set against the backdrop of the Alps, most of Switzerland looks like it's straight out of a postcard.<p>It may be a small country, but it boasts magnificent peaks, gushing waterfalls, well-preserved medieval towns, and one of the best public transportation systems in the world.<p>It's also home to three …

European Travel

12 Essential Things to do Before Traveling Abroad

Traveling abroad can be a scary thing, especially for first timers. Use these tips to make your trip as smooth as possible.<p><b>1.) Get your passports and</b> …

Hiking Faroe Islands' Stunning Mountain of Villingardalsfjall (Denmark)

The Faroe Islands is a hiker’s dream paradise given all of its majestic natural beauty that comprises of steep cliffs, grand mountains, and unspoilt …

All a-Bordeaux - Exploring southwestern France’s wine region by river can make for a vintage holiday

It’s hard to think of a more attractive way to spend a week in October than taking a river cruise from Bordeaux in France. Travelling along the …

20 Pictures of the Philippines That Will Make You Want to Go Now!

Words alone cannot express the beauty of The Philippines. Here is a country that genuinely has everything every traveler could ever dream of. Imagine …

Princess Di’s Favorite Watering Hole

Phantom 4 Pro Tip<p>Maybe many of you have read my Phantom 4 Review? I have some interesting new info for you. Well, I’m not sure the information is …

The world's best hidden beaches: Trang archipelago, Thailand

While popular Thai destinations such as Koh Samui and Phuket stagger under the weight of development, these southern islands retain a sleepy, tropical charm<p>Best hidden beaches in Cape Town<p>Haad Farang (Haad Sai Yao), Koh Muk<p>Framed by jungle-draped limestone karsts, this small but striking bay has …

Asia Travel

Home - Raleigh Traveler

Last week I was on a very quick trip to Washington D.C. that ended up being a jam packed 24 hours of traveling through the city by metro, car, bus,...<p>…

Going from Blogging to Vlogging? How to make the switch

There is that word again. Vlogging. My spell checker doesn’t even recognize it, yet it has become one of the most recent trends in the blogosphere.<p>A …

The Only Hawaii Guide Books You Should Be Buying

Is there any travel destination in the world that is more documented than Hawaii? That is an arguable topic, but this is not. Out of the millions of …

Introduction to Ramen at Torii Noodle Bar

As the weather turns cold and dreary and we lock in for the short winter we turn to certain foods to warm the soul and bolster the immune system. If …