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9 Out-of-the-Way Restaurants That Are Vacations on Their Own

<i>by Sarah Bruning, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>We love good food here at <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i>. But we can't lie--location matters, too. And there's no doubt we'd go out of our way to visit a restaurant in an an amazing and unexpected location--like the ocean floor, perhaps, or inside an ice castle...<p><b>1. UNDER</b> …

The end of a wandering way of life?

When world-wandering writer Candace Rose Rardon spent a week with the nomadic Moken off Thailand’s coast, she began to understand how travel and home intersect.<p><i>“The heart wants to go on; that is its dharma. For unless it moves, it dies.” – Rabindranath Tagore</i><p>I knew a man had died. On our boat ride …

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

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Great Read: Saving Old Bangkok

I’m floating through liquid air, without a plan, along Samsen Road in <b>Bangkok’s old city</b>, a neighborhood of wooden houses, temples, and royal retreats tucked along the banks of the Chao Phraya River.<p>It is April, the dog days just before rainy season, when Bangkok’s metropolitan area transforms into …

Shepherding in the new Kosovo

As the ethnic Gorani people of Kosovo's Šar Mountains turn from shepherding to work abroad, ghost villages and tranquil wilderness are left behind – all best discovered on horseback.<p>The houses were all empty. As our car rattled around increasingly vertiginous turns through southern Kosovo's Šar …

10 Steps to Survive a Vacation With Your Spouse

It happens. For those of us that love to travel, sometimes we encounter travel partners that don't simply travel the way that we do. Maybe your partner likes to sleep in until noon when you want to visit museums. Maybe your partner has a bigger budget. Or maybe, he just snores!<p>I've traveled with …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

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Poland Photos

See photos of Poland (including Krakow, the Baltic Coast, the Tatra Mountains, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

9 Airports Where You'll Definitely Want A Layover

The airport is a beautiful place, especially when you happen upon that killer barbecue restaurant in your terminal or kid-sized airplane model just <i>begging</i> to be romped on.<p>But you may need more than a few pre-flight minutes to fully savor these weird and wacky airports from the travel experts at …

10 Must-See Places During a Trip to China

In recent years, China has made an incredible leap onto the international tourism stage and is currently one of 2013's most popular destinations. While most attention is being directed at China's rapid modernization as symbolized by the glittering metropolis of Shanghai, China is still an ancient …

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

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One Week in Prague and Budapest

Before summer slinked its sunshine and idleness into oblivion, we decided spontaneously, mid-month in August, to do a one week trip to Budapest and Prague. Why these two cities in Europe? Well we had only a week available, and I wanted to see Eastern Europe since I had read so much about its being …

International Traveler of Mystery: Beijing

<i>Your mission, should you choose to accept it? Go undercover with us to a series of exotic, daring locales worthy of the most stylish, seductive</i> …

Photographer's New Pictures Of His Girlfriend Leading Him Around The World Will Inspire You To Travel

<b>Jump right to the photos »</b><p>The Moscow-based couple have continued to travel since the initial photos surfaced in March, and now Murad has a fresh batch of images in the series, titled "Follow Me."<p>The first picture happened entirely by accident in Barcelona, when Natalia and Murad were on vacation. …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

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Italy Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Italy (including the Colosseum, Venice, Florence, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

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Crumbling Ruins And Coral Cliffs Are Beckoning Us To Explore New Caledonia

We've seen some beautiful archipelagos in our lifetime, but this one just might top them all.<p>Welcome to New Caledonia, a Pacific Ocean hideaway of sorts made up of six inhabited and several uninhabited islands.<p>Located just a few thousand miles off the coasts of both New Zealand and Australia, this …

The stuff of travel writers' nightmares

Travel nightmares touch us all to some degree. Despite a natural tendency to feel like we've been selected for special punishment as the nightmare unfolds, it's just part and parcel of the uncertainty that we implicitly agree to when we plan a trip.<p>When a travel writer suffers in the line of duty, …

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5 Simple Tips For Taking Killer Instagram Travel Photos

When you're visiting a beautiful new place, it's perfectly natural to want to capture the moment with a camera to take it home with you -- or Instagram it, so you can share it with your friends immediately.<p>Well, creative tourism startup Foto Ruta (that's Spanish for "photo route") is here to help …

How Destinations Turn Locals Into Their Best Brand Ambassadors

Most talk around destination marketing today is about the timelapse videos, branded content, and social media campaigns that places around the world …

Warsaw Is The Cheapest City For A Cultural Vacation, So You Should Go There ASAP

London and Paris are great, but if you're on a budget, a trip to those sparkling cities might make you feel a bit, well, broke.<p>Thankfully, affordable options are out there, and you'll probably never guess where you can go for a culture-filled vacation on the cheap.<p>Behold, Warsaw.<p>The capital of …

France sans frontières: the best French border towns

Looking for a new angle on the well-trodden paths of France? Then travel to its borders. These three melting-pot cities showcase the best of France while giving a tantalising glimpse into the rest of Europe - Lille skims the Belgian border in the north; to the east, Strasbourg grazes Germany; and …

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Slovenia’s Ancient Roman Holiday

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In the 2,000 years since Caesar Augustus laid one of <b>Ljubljana</b>’s first stones, then for a settlement called Emona, this city has often hidden in plain sight. No longer: As Slovenia’s capital cheers its bimillenary throughout 2014, it’s putting its treasures on parade.<p>Emonan …

How to Make Your Dream Trip a Reality

<i>By: Ed Hewitt, Features Editor of IndependentTraveler.com</i><p>Whether it is written down or just lurking somewhere in your subconscious, many travelers have a travel bucket list of sorts -- a wish list of trips they absolutely must take in their lifetime.<p>If you have a travel bucket list and want to …

See The Secret, Tiny Bedrooms Flight Attendants Use On Long-Haul Aircraft

You'll probably be all right if you're in first class. Flying economy? Good luck.<p>But what if you're a member of the flight crew? Turns out that on Boeing's 777 and 787 airliners there is a secret stairway that leads to a tiny set of windowless bedrooms for flight attendants and pilots. After all, …