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Would You Stay in One of Dubai's New Underwater Villas?

Dubai’s first partially underwater villa—“The Floating Seahorse”—has been completed, marking a major milestone for The World Islands project. A …

Marine Mammals

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

How to Navigate Difficult Places for Women to Travel Alone

There are tons of fantastic places to go alone, but certain destinations come with their own sets of challenges. Here’s how to stay safe—and have …

Travel

This All-Natural Cure for Jet Lag May Be the Best Thing Ever

The cure for jet lag is just about as elusive as the Fountain of Youth (with much of the same effects, we might add). Whether it's the …

Jet Lag

The Very Best Credit Cards for Airline Perks

Free checked bags? Cheap flights for a friend? There’s a right card for you.<p><i>In On Points, Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, shares his</i> …

Personal Finance

This App Will Tell You What is Outside Your Airplane Window

This app promises to make the view infinitely more interesting—or at least educational.<p>Now, when you Instagram the view from your airplane window, …

App Store

The 15 Best Places to Travel in May

Spring kicks into high gear this month, and travelers are ready to go the distance.<p>The tail-end of spring promises warm, travel-friendly weather, …

Travel

The Ultimate Hotel Room Safety Checklist, According to an Ex-CIA Operative

Previously, we shared how to book the safest room in a hotel. As we all know, there's a limit to how many people can stay in one room (i.e. not …

Hospitality

Are Travelers Just Whiny? Complaints Rise Despite Major Airline Improvements

The golden age of air travel is long gone—this we know—but does 2016 represent rock bottom for the aviation industry? A new report indicates that …

Flying

The Best Digital Tools for Travel Journaling

When it comes to logging your travel memories, the modern era poses a unique set of problems. You don’t want to upload a hundred vacation photos to …

Social Media

10 Secrets of the Louvre, The World's Most Visited Museum

Think you know everything about the world’s most-visited museum? These fun facts may surprise you.<p>For many people all over the world, a visit to the …

Museums

How to Find a Music Festival Anywhere You Travel

Coachella, Burning Man, SXSW, Ultra, and Glastonbury: music festival aficionados plan their whole year around these main events. But, what if you …

Music Festivals

The Cruises Every Food-Obsessed Traveler Should Take

When it comes with a James Beard Award-winning chef, it's a true culinary cruise.<p>Cruise lines continue to boost their culinary cred by adding …

FaceTime

How to Travel During Your Name Change

The wedding bells chimed, and you said, “I do.” Everything should be smooth sailing from here on out, right? Well, not exactly. If you plan on …

U.S. Dept. of State

This is the Most Expensive Music Festival Ticket in the World

Reykjavik’s Secret Solstice Festival features everything from gourmet food to a concert in a volcano, and for a cool $1 million, you can do it all.<p>So …

Travel

A New Cruise Line is Setting Sail for Cuba

Here's what you should know.<p>PONANT, the world’s only French-flagged line, is the second cruise company—and the first luxury line—to offer trips to …

Cuba

Our Town: A Travel Editor’s Guide to San Diego

From old school favorites to new hidden gems, America’s Finest City is teeming with innovative eateries and fun things to do. Editorial Producer & …

California

Dubai Says it Will Build the World's Tallest Tower...Again

The city goes after its next world record.<p>A new world record is about to be set as developers announced plans to build a new tower in Dubai that will …

Skyscrapers

The Caramel Spectrum All Home Bakers Should Know

Not all caramel is created equal. This is what to look for in your next batch.<p>Not all caramel is created equal. The longer sugar cooks, the darker the color and the richer the flavor. And pretty much every stage has a different application. It takes some practice to get caramel the exact color you …

Ice Cream

VIDEO: How to Spend One Perfect Day in Havana

If you’re eager to travel to Cuba—especially now that U.S. airlines are preparing to reestablish regular routes and travelers can take a solo trip to …

Cuba

This is Rome’s Largest Public Art Work Since the Sistine Chapel

A 1,800-foot-long frieze will adorn the city’s Tiber River.<p>A new project in Rome is about to open this April, and its sheer size puts even the …

Italy

Our Picks: San Francisco's Best Dive Bars

In the City by the Bay, a good dive is always within reach.<p>Much has been made of San Francisco’s cutting-edge cocktail culture as well as its leading …

San Francisco Bay Area

Slow-Cooker Recipes to Feed a Crowd

Enlist your Crock-Pot for easy eats on game day. With these mouthwatering Super Bowl recipes to enjoy your guests will all be winners, no matter who they're cheering for. Touchdown!<p>1 of 15<p>Slow-Cooker BBQ Ribs<p>1 of 15<p>2 of 15<p>Slow-Cooker Artichoke Dip<p>2 of 15<p>3 of 15<p>Hot Artichoke Dip<p>3 of 15<p>Made with …

Cooking

Recover From Your Food Hangover With These 36 Light and Healthy Recipes

Recovering from a cookout coma? Let these lighter, brighter recipes set you straight.<p><b>Maybe you're in the throes of a</b> ribs-and-burgers hangover, or you're beach-bound, or you just think it's too damn hot to cook right now. Whatever the reason, these light and bright no-cook (or barely-cook) recipes …

Healthy Eating

Indonesia’s Favorite Condiment (& How to Make and Use It Yourself)

If you've eaten <i>nasi goreng</i>—or had your eye on Yotam Ottolenghi's Black Pepper Tofu in the <i>Genius Recipes</i> cookbook—you're familiar with <b>kecap manis</b> (though maybe you've seen it spelled ketjap manis).<p>Pronounced <i>kuh-CHOP MAH-nees</i>, it translates to "sweet sauce": "Kecap" is a catch-all term for the five …

Blog Archive » How to Plan a Trip to Anywhere in 60 Minutes or Less

Posted on August 24th, 2015<p>I travel a lot, since my (now former) job sent me to live overseas on rotating 3-6 month assignments in emerging market …

Finally! A Boutique Hotel We Love In Washington D.C.

<i>By Christina Ohly for Fathom</i> | It had been years since I’d spent any real time in <b>Georgetown</b>, the quaint Washington, D.C., neighborhood of cobblestone streets and picturesque row houses, and I was pleased to see that it has retained its charm even as it’s been spiffed up in recent years. I went in …

Dining Rooms

The founder of travel startup Bucket explains what went wrong and what she learned along the way

Today is the beginning of the end, and also the end of the beginning. We announced that we're shutting down Bucket, the innovative trip planning startup that I've been working on for almost three years.<p>On days like this, I always think it's helpful to reflect and share our experience with others …

Startups

16 free apps that will change the way you travel

There are some that can help you find hidden gems or even efficiently navigate through the airport.<p>In the last few years, a slew of apps have gained attention for tackling problems travelers commonly face.<p>From an app that does your packing to one that connects you to free Wi-Fi, here are 16 new …

Apps

5 Reasons Procrastinators Prosper when Traveling

We all know procrastinating can be disastrous, but traveling is one context where waiting until the last minute can pay off in these key ways:<p><b>1.You won't over plan.</b><p>Procrastinators rarely over-plan. Running around all day to hit every historical marker can be exhausting and impossible at best. Avoid …

Travel Guides