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Lonely Planet names the most stunning buildings in the world

How many have you visited?

Loneliness

Anthony Bourdain says this is what to splurge on when you travel

Travel expert and "Parts Unknown" host Anthony Bourdain scowls at those who overpay for food or drinks while traveling. But he's in favor of putting …

The Best Places To Go Shopping In London

This is something of a different post! Well, actually, it’s not that different, it just starts with a freebie we all can use. 🙂 I’ve always been a …

12 Once-in-a-Lifetime Camping Sites

More than 700 miles of trails wind through Montana’s crystalline lakes, jagged mountain peaks, and ancient glaciers. Go now, before they vanish …

Hiking

Salem witchcraft sites and other spots to see in town, mapped - Curbed Boston

Tourism in Salem understandably spikes around Halloween as people queue for tales of the witch trials and executions that gripped the town an hour north of Boston three centuries ago.<p>But there are plenty of other attractions.<p>These include a world-renown museum, historic homes, and the birthplace of …

Framing

UK road trip: northern England from coast to coast

It’s worth getting up early in <b>Scarborough</b>: this is the east coast and dawn can be spectacular. The town spreads around two broad bays with a promontory in between, topped by the castle – Brontë fans will want to go up there via St Mary’schurchyard, where Anne is buried. South Bay is the earlier …

Yorkshire Dales

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

How to Fit Two Weeks' Worth of Clothes in a Carry-On and Other Travel Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

The Best British Pubs to Get Drunk on History

A 14-stop bar tour through Great Britain's past.

Great Britain

Montreal in one day

With a mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city has a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian brethren.<p>Montreal is one of those cities that defies expectation. With a mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city has a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian …

The ugly story behind a breakfast meat

A standard Dominican breakfast is a mix of mashed plantain, fried eggs, slices of deep-fried cheese, and circular slabs of crispy, fried and strangely addictive salami.<p>I was sitting at a hotel cafe in the Dominican city of La Romana, when the waitress slid my breakfast plate in front of me. It was …

Britain's 15 best wild camping spots

These Stunning, Less-Visited Castles in Europe Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

The castles dotting the European landscape are each worthy of their very own fairytale. These magnificent structures have survived wars, fires, …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2017

Your favorite small town probably doesn’t look quite like how Norman Rockwell drew it. Small towns may be united by their modest population sizes, …

How to Hit Europe's Greatest Cities for Under $500 in One Trip

Remember when the dollar was worth about four cents on the euro and American tourists were paying, like, $14 for ketchup? Trying to visit more than …

European Travel

Maggie Wall's Memorial

A mysterious monument where a woman who records say never existed was burnt alive for being a witch.<p>Outside of a small village of Dunning, nestled in …

Ultimate Guide to Eurail Pass Train Travel in Europe

Europe has many amazing countries that have iconic cities all connected by a great rail system, in fact, one of the best in the world, and a …

Trains

Saudi Arabia’s silent desert city

Madain Saleh isn’t as well-known as Petra, but the Nabateans’ second-largest city played a crucial role in their mysterious empire.<p>As always, our Saudia Airline flight from Riyadh to Medina started with prayer.<p>“Ladies and gentlemen,” the flight attendant said over the intercom. “The text that you …

Archaeology

15 Marvelous Trails You Have To Hike In Wisconsin Before You Die

This is the most visited state park in Wisconsin, and people love to come here for the 360 acre lake. Check out the wonderful rock formations, …

Six Stories of Stunning Passports From Countries That No Longer Exist

Yesterday’s bureaucracy is today’s curiosity.<p>British Palestine. The USSR. The Free State of Fiume. History is rife with states that simply didn’t …

This Hotel With 50,000 Books Is A Literary Lover's Dream Come True

Oh, and there's a gin bar too.<p>If you tend to spend your vacations reading, then this is the spot for you.<p>The Literary Man hotel in Óbidos, Portugal is home to about 50,000 books and counting, a manager told The Huffington Post. Some titles are available for purchase, and others are reserved for …

The most picturesque and best preserved medieval streets in England

Besides of being incredibly picturesque and beautiful, these medieval cobbled streets are the “road” to England’s history. From the Roman age to the …

This Photographer Travelled Across New Zealand with a Gandalf Costume

What better way to explore the far reaches of New Zealand … uhh, I mean Middle Earth… than with Tolkien’s Gandalf as your guide? That’s what …

Why Airlines Will Always Overbook Flights

An estimated 50,000 people are bumped from flights every year.<p>Although it’s one of the most infuriating problems to run into while trying to travel, …

The Best Places To Visit In Italy For History Buffs

Together with Greece, Italy is one of the birthplaces of everything we know and understand today in modern society. From philosophy and science to …

What I Wish I Knew Before Working Remotely Around the World

In the last 14 months, I’ve been home for only two. The other 12 were spent vagabonding around the planet, working on my laptop in Tokyo, Hong Kong, …

Remote Working

Jaime Duque Park

A little known Colombian theme park of giant curiosities.<p>In a small Colombian town 30 minutes outside of Bogotá lies a giant, full-scale replica of …

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Coldrum Long Barrow

A Neolithic burial site built 1,000 years before Stonehenge.<p>This ancient burial site, also known as the Coldrum Stones, was built 1,000 years before …

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …