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By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options</b><p>After spending a few months backpacking in Southeast Asia, I've concluded that Vietnam was my favorite country in the region for several reasons. I fell in love …Vietnam
It’s not easy to take weeks off work to whale-watch in Alaska or cross India by train. But when you’re retired, time is no longer a luxury.<p>There’s a …
Building your dream vacation can be a very expensive undertaking, especially if you plan on hitting some of the world's most famous sights and cities. To help travelers create a fun (and affordable) itinerary for 2016, trivago.com analyzed the world's most popular cities to determine which 25 …
You can free climb to staggering heights, get up close and personal with majestic sites, and get views that will take your breath away.<p>We've put together a collection of 16 adrenaline-pumping tourist activities around the globe, from volcano boarding in Nicaragua to skydiving over Mount</i> …Paragliding
<i>by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy<p>While we all love summer and its days filled with sunshine and ice cream, we can't be sad for long--fall is on its way with all its usual bright colors and beautiful views. Here's where to find the best</b> …New England
<b>NAME:</b> Happy Island, Thailand<p><b>SCENE:</b> The stuff screensavers are made of -- a can't-possibly-be-real limestone karst topped with peach-fuzz foliage and surrounded by luminous water.<p><b>ROUTE:</b> Get yourself to Krabi Town (there's an airport if flying from Bangkok), then catch one of the taxi-truck <i>songtaews</i> …Thailand
"Chile is worth seeing just for its varied scenery—stark deserts, roiling volcanoes, lush mountains, unending Patagonian skies—but urbanites will …Travel
<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …Travel
<i>by Andrew Sessa, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>San Isidro del General, Costa Rica | Photo: Courtesy AltaGracia<p><i>Your guide to summery getaways that are--secretly, blissfully--even better in autumn. Let the season begin again.</i><p>So you missed your chance for that epic summer road trip, that languid island holiday, …Costa Rica
They're all so amazing, we can't pick a favorite.<p>These dreamy locales are calling your name on a hot summer day.Hiking
How about combining the two?<p>Whether you're into shopping or not, there are several glamorous and historic department stores around the world that are so famous they have become tourist attractions in their own right.<p>Get a taste of local style and culture at these 13 world-famous department stores.New York City
This six-room mansion, previously the home of famous glass artisan Rene Lalique, is likely to become the toughest reservation in the region: in part …Hospitality
Autumn, when temperatures fall and the tourist hordes go home, is the perfect time to head to the Grand Canyon. Whether you have a weekend or a month, we've got options.<p>Car Camp<p>You don’t have to take all your vacation days to have a good adventure. For starters, you get a pretty damn good view of …
There are so many incredible places to go leaf-peeping across the country.<p>There are so many incredible places to go leaf-peeping across the country.
There's even one that features real, live palm trees.<p>It's no wonder the royal family is so fond of garden parties. With bright blossoms and lush topiary displays everywhere you look, it's hard not to fall in love with England's many gardens. Better yet, you can live out your fantasies of being a …
Who needs the Caribbean?<p>Who needs the Caribbean? The United States boasts some of the most stunning getaways in any ocean (or lake!).
These quaint locales are best seen by foot.<p>It may not feel like it outside, but summer is starting to wind down. And what better way to spend the few weeks of the season than by sauntering down the boardwalks and sandy beaches of the country's most pedestrian-friendly shore towns?<p>Redfin recently …Beaches
Cool down (and impress friends) with these homemade, frozen goodies.<p>Cool down (and impress friends) with these homemade, frozen goodies.Dessert
You don't need an oven to whip up these crowd-pleasers.<p>A three-ingredient base — heavy cream, cream cheese, and sugar — pairs wonderfully with a myriad of mix-ins.
They'll never get tired of these shades.<p>Painting is a total pain. You have to move all your furniture and tape all the molding and only <i>then</i> can you start putting color on the walls. Good thing these subtle shades will grow with your child — from the terrible twos to the trying teens.
Send college kids back to campus with stylish (and affordable!) stuff.<p>Send college kids back to campus with stylish (and affordable!) stuff.Decorations
These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.Yellowstone National Park
It's definitely no secret that breathtaking model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is flawless from head to toe, and although we didn't inherit her gorgeous …Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
North of San Francisco lies a stretch of California coastline that nobody ever tells you about. Locals play sly. And tourists? It rarely crosses their radar. But it's road-trip country at its best, checking all the right boxes from secret beaches to neck-craning views to oysters sold right at the …Mashups
There’s no denying the beauty of the Cyclades, especially the iconic Santorini sunsets on Oia, but there’s only so many times we can see that same …Beaches
These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.Travel
Summer 2015 is almost over (sad face), and it's become one of the biggest ever at the box office.<p>Thanks to movies like "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Jurassic World," and "Inside Out," audiences were treated a solid slate worthy of keeping their butts in air-conditioned theaters while munching on …Movies
Thanks to a combination of factors like climate change and increased development project proposals in their areas, some of these popular tourist attractions are starting to shrink in size, sink, or erode.<p>From the breathtaking Alps to the iconic Taj Mahal, we've put together a list of some of the …National Trust
Okay, don't hate us for bringing this up, but summer is almost over. The official final day of the season isn't till September 22, but most largely associate the end of summer Fridays, summer beach days, summer lazy days -- you name it -- with that dreaded Tuesday following Labor Day. But we're all …Labor Day