Abigail Ko

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One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

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Success!<p>Featured videos<p>Travel inspiration<p>What can you do about overtourism?<p>Venice, Barcelona, Dubrovnik... more and more destinations are struggling to cope with the sheer number of visitors they attract. Is there anything a traveller can do in response to the growing challenge of overtourism?…<p>Read …

North America

What's America's Best Waterfront Restaurant?

<i>Photo Courtesy Bernt Rostad/Flickr. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello.</i><p>Whether you go for shacks or top shelf, you probably agree that summer and seafood go together like a hammock and a sizzlin' read. Put a seafood joint next to a perfect beach, by the shores of a quiet creek, or hugging the end of …

A no-sushi guide to food in Japan

You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics, without a shred of sashimi in sight.<p><b>Tempura</b><p>If your only experience of tempura is …

4 Perfect Greek Isle Itineraries

A week or more in the Greek Islands—that would be pretty close to the perfect vacation, wouldn’t it? Famed for their sunny weather, crystalline …

European Travel

How to Explore Europe - on a Budget

Those lucky enough to be traversing not one but several European cities over the course of a few weeks or, as is more likely, months, may worry about the many expenditures that go hand in hand with extensive traveling abroad. While shopping, dining, and clubbing often put a strain on the budget, …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

You need patience to understand India

I AM AN Indian by birth and by upbringing. I understand my country is not perfect. We have very hot summers. We have cities which have two seasons, a …

Travel

Eating Your Way Through Italy, One City at a Time

If you're lucky enough to find yourself roaming the Italian countryside this summer, besides the scenery and history, there will be one thing on your mind: Italian food. While it's hard to go wrong with any kind of Italian food, some cities are known for types of specialties. Make sure not to miss …

Italy

Business trip: Copenhagen

Ranked as the easiest place in Europe to do business, this compact, walkable and easy-to-navigate Danish city might be the best city in the world for a work trip.<p>Copenhagen may be the best city in the world for a business trip.<p>It is compact, walkable and easy to navigate. The travel time between …

Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2013 Book Preview

The first half of 2013 delighted us with new books by the likes of <b>George Saunders</b>, <b>Karen Russell</b>, and <b>Colum McCann</b>, among many others. And if the last …

Gascony: France's New Foodie Destination

Not since the Three Musketeers unsheathed their swords centuries ago has Gascony seen this much excitement. To savor le dernier cri in French …

Nuno’s Lisbon

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Nuno Lopes de Paula</b> was born and raised in Lisbon. After studying tourism and working in the local tourism office, he went off to see the world, but his heart belongs to Portugal. He shows off his hometown pride as a spotter for the Lisbon edition of Spotted By Locals and …

West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

West Africa

The Best Places To Eat And Drink In Prague

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> On your first day in Prague, get high — in elevation, that is. Put on your hiking shoes and walk up to the top of one of the city's hills to take in a macro view of the skyline. Petrin Hill (Prague 5) or Letna Park (Prague 7) is best. I often hear …

European Travel

Why A Luxury Train Is The Best Way To Travel In India

India is a country of many marvels, but smooth flight connections and good roads aren’t among them. Over the last year, very disturbing sexual assaults on women, both Indian nationals and foreign visitors, have also received international attention, dropping the number of female visitors entering …