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Six Most Romantic Hotels in Paris

It's arguably the most romantic city in the world, but where do you stay if you want a truly seductive experience of Paris? Here's my personal pick of the six best hotels for couples in love.<p><b>One by the Five</b><p>One by the Five (pictured above) is a luxurious and hedonistic single-suite hotel where a …

How to Catch an Airline Pricing Glitch

We've all seen the Ikea commercial where the woman, overwhelmed by the unbelievable low prices, peels out of the store parking lot. She thought she had gotten away with something, a pricing mistake, or perhaps something more -- a small win against the corporate system.<p>The major 2013 pricing …

America's Most Romantic Towns (PHOTOS)

Carly Holbrook came to Aspen, Colo., for the Winter X Games, but left with the love of her life.<p>The public relations exec recalls meeting her future husband after a free concert, a few cocktails, and some impromptu salsa dancing. "As he walked me back to my friend's house later that night," …

5 Places to Find Your Zen in San Francisco

By Rachel Ward, San Francisco editor, Where®<p><i>Photo courtesy Samovar Tea Lounge</i><p>When traveling in a fast-paced metropolis, a moment of respite in a quiet place is a luxury to relish. In San Francisco, peaceful havens cater to that need, providing an escape. Here's where to go to relax, renew and …

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …

Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii

Hugging the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands, these beaches feature black, white, golden, and even green sand, as well as clear waters ideal for snorkeling, surfing, and swimming. Enjoy a virtual visit to GAYOT.com's Top 10 Beaches in Hawaii.<p><b>HAWAII</b><p><b>Hookena Beach Park</b><p>The ocean views and scenic vistas …

Top 10 Canal Trips

Float along the storied routes of cities and countrysides with this collection of the world's best canal trips.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>The Panama Canal, Panama</b> <br>Joining the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, this 50-mile (80-kilometer) engineering marvel is used by thousands …

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Mouthwatering Montréal: a food-lover's neighbourhood guide

What is it that makes Montréal such a fascinating city for travellers? At first glance, it doesn’t have the iconic attractions that sum up a city in the traveller’s mind - to love this city, you need to explore its diverse neighbourhoods.<p>The Downtown area is filled with upmarket shopping malls and …

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Island Getaways

TravelBest Of<p>See photos of top island getaways (including Bali, Maui, Lord Howe Island, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

European Travel

Top 10 Machu Picchu Secrets

This ancient Inca site has centuries-old secrets trapped in its walls— and more recent ones that we spill here.<p>By Mark Adams, author of <i>Turn Right at Machu Picchu</i><p>1. It’s not actually the Lost City of the Inca.<p>When the explorer Hiram Bingham III encountered Machu Picchu in 1911, he was looking for a …

22 Reasons You Should Visit Nashville Now

There's a reason that Nashville has been named one of the 52 places to go in 2014 by the New York Times.<p>Nashville is, increasingly, the perfect blend of its historic country roots and its hipster and rock & roll present. It's a strange juxtaposition, certainly, that the land of Elvis and Dolly is …

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10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Amazing Road Trips

Island Life - 5 Spots You Probably Never Heard About

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

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7 Beach Resorts That are Affordable and Awesome

Most of us have to stick to a budget when we plan a vacation, and we know that hotel's value is just as important as its rooms and features. It's …

5 Island Resorts You Didn't Know You Wanted to Visit

These resorts are on islands so far-flung you’ve probably never heard of them. For those of you thinking about where to find a little barefoot luxury in 2014, here are five places—including two brand-new ones—to dream about.

7 Under-The-Radar All-Inclusive Resorts

<i>By Chanize Thorpe</i><p>While it’s no secret that all-inclusive resorts offer a great-value vacation, happily, the secret’s not yet out on these 7 …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

The rebirth of Istanbul’s Bosphorus

An ambitious plan looks to supersize the beloved and congested waterway, turning it into the world’s largest pleasure boating playground.<p>Every morning central Istanbul wakes to rekindle its daily love affair with the waterway. The scene includes dozens of promenading tourists, dog walkers and …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …