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Top Things To Do In Hoi An, Vietnam

What To Do In The Amazing City Of Hoi An<p>Hoi An is an absolutely beautiful area and is very popular with locals or tourists alike. From the UNESCO …

Bled Lake – A hidden viewpoint at Ojstrica

I am 100 % percent sure that (if you are living in Slovenia or reading this from abroad) you have seen some stunning photos from a special Bled …

How to Avoid Travel Scams

When travelling, we always want to make every trip happy and free from stress. You want it to be a perfect get away to bring home great memories of …

Port House Visits and Cable Cars

Port wine gets its name from the city of Porto in Portugal. So of course, no visit to Porto would be complete without going to a port house to try …

The Disney World Resort Bar Crawl: Disney for Adults!

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p>Shares 1K<p><b>Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is the most magical place on earth.</b> Sure, it’s cliche, but it’s …

Watch the effects of breathing on the dancer's body in 10,000 Litres | Beautiful Ballet Dance Magazine - Interviews, Podcasts, Reviews

Greek born, London based contemporary dance choreographer Evangelia Kolyra creates complex, exciting and physically demanding work that challenges …

Dancing

Chuck Davis, Who Brought African Dance Traditions to America, Dies at 80

Chuck Davis, a dancer and choreographer widely regarded as America’s foremost master of African dance, died on Sunday at his home in Durham, N.C. He was 80.<p>His death was announced by the African American Dance Ensemble, which he founded in Durham in the early 1980s and directed until 2015. No cause …

The Arts

Luxury Trips for Less in Spain and Portugal

An upscale vacation to either Spain or Portugal is possible even if you don’t have a big budget to spare, said Virginia Irurita, the founder of Made for Spain and Portugal, a company in Madrid selling trips to the two countries. “The cost of living in both Spain and Portugal is lower compared with …

European Travel

Emirates launch May fare sale on flights to Dubai, Australia and Thailand from £369

Today Emirates launch their latest flight sale on fares to the UAE, Asia and Australia.<p>The fantastic seasonal price cuts will be available to …

Lisbon in London: Pina Bausch 'Masurca Fogo' Dance Review - Up&AtEm Travel

‘Masurca Fogo’ – Pina Bausch & Dancers (1998)<p>The late Pina Bausch’s dancers brought a refreshing splash of Lisbon to London’s Sadlers Wells Theatre …

Should You Book a Flight with Spirit Airlines? - Up&AtEm Travel

Spirit Airlines, headquartered in Florida, offers seriously cheap flights. But with mixed online reviews and possible add on fees – are plane tickets …

Flying

Infographic: 24 things to do in 24 hours in London

London is so jam-packed full of things to see and do, that you could never see all of it in just a day. However, if you did only have 24 hours in the …

Supersonic jet from New York to London in 3 hours could be coming

Best London tea rooms

Taking tea is a quintessentially British institution, and nowhere offers a more dizzying array of different choices for "a cuppa" than the capital. …

Queen turns 91: Monarch spends birthday at Newbury Racecourse

<b>The Queen has celebrated her 91st birthday by taking part in one of her favourite activities - watching the races at Newbury Racecourse.</b><p>It was a more modest affair than the national festivities for her 90th birthday last year.<p>But military salutes were held across the UK to mark the occasion - …

Best New Hotels In The World

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.<p>Our editors vetted hundreds of recently opened hotels and resorts, from West Africa to Miami, and found that what stands out are the properties that combine old-school extravagance and service with just the right measure of modernity. Here is a sampling of …

Does Iceland Really Have the Best Hot Dog in the World?

You may think of hot dogs as a particularly American food (until you recall they were originally frankfurters), but Iceland is very proud of their …

The Airbnb of Boats Is Making Your Private Yacht Dreams Attainable

A mega-cruise, with its round-the-clock dining, crowds, and magic shows, might not hold much appeal for a certain kind of traveler. But a sojourn on a small river cruise? Or, better yet, a private sailboat? It’s not difficult to agree to trade in the mega-ship/mega-amenities for calm, quiet, …

Riding the Slow Boat to Laos down the Mekong River

The slow boat down the Mekong river isn’t just a once-in-a-lifetime experience. It’s something you’ll going to want to do again and again. For years, …

Asia Travel

This man spent 36 years carving through mountains to bring water to his village

In 1959, the small village of Caowangba in China’s Guizhou Province had a problem – a drought had dried up all the nearby water sources, and …

11 Unique Safari Experiences Around the World

Courtesy of Intrepid Travel<p>Some places—like Broome, Australia—are best explored by camel.<p>Head outside of Africa to these exotic destinations for …

The Most Beautiful Churches in the World

Here, proof that a little faith (and a lot of artistic genius) goes a long way.<p><i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Caitlin Morton.<p>Whether it’s a Gaudí-designed masterpiece in Barcelona, an underground cathedral in Ethiopia, or a tiny stone chapel in New Zealand, there’s no denying the aesthetic draw of …

Notre Dame

A Flight Attendant’s Jet Lag Survival Guide

My colleagues had some good advice.<p>The summer I turned 19, having dropped out of college amid some personal upheaval, I decided to apply to be a flight attendant. I wanted to get out into the world, meet interesting people, and gaze at the ocean from the other side.<p>I quickly realized being a flight …

Hickman Bridge Hiking Trail

Just two miles east of the Capitol Reef visitor center, the trailhead to Hickman Bridge offers hikers an easy, spectacularly scenic trek up to a …

Hiking

5 Non-Stop Flights To Greece From the US This Summer

Non-stop flights to Greece can be a great way to not have to deal with connections in Europe on your way to holiday! Here are 5 non-stop flights to …

Greece

Is Travel Insurance Worth It? To Purchase, Or Not To Purchase

As travelers, we always tell ourselves: “It’ll never happen to me.” It’s a comforting thought! But thousands of travelers each year experience some …

Health Care

A cruise that costs $59? Yes, and you'll need to bring your passport

More than 25 million travelers worldwide are expected to take a cruise this year, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., and not all of them will be experienced sailors.<p>First-timers may want to consider a short and inexpensive cruise to get started. Here are six West Coast sailings good for …

British Columbia

Is Amsterdam the World’s New Culinary Capital?

Chefs are playing with their food here, and diners are eating it up…<p><b>Amsterdam’s au courant culinary scene has the makings of a dynamic …

Best New Hotels In The U.S. And Canada

<i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.<p>In this year’s list of the top new hotel openings around the world, the U.S. and Canada lay claim to 22 hot properties, including some surprises in smaller cities (hello, Marfa and Nashville!) and a Charleston, SC charmer that had multiple editors clamoring …

Fickle Bangkok Announces Street-Food Festival Days After Street-Food Ban

First of all, Bangkok, the world’s street-food capital, announced that it was banning street food.<p>Now it has emerged that the Bangkok Metropolitan …