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Here's An Easy Way To Make Small Talk Way Less Awkward

On the scale of awkward things you do with people you barely know, small talk is just below the missed high-five.<p>But it doesn’t have to be.<p>With a …

Pearl Harbor

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

World's most beautiful piers | CNN Travel

How to Write a Great Best Man’s Speech - Ape to Gentleman

For many men the idea of giving a Best Man’s speech sends them into a cold sweat; the fear of not being engaging enough, funny enough or downright …

Public Speaking

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

The 20 Best Airlines In The World

We found the world's best airlines for flying economy class, and, for the second year in a row, Singapore Airlines has taken the top spot on our list.<p>To create this annual list, we devised a ranking system based on the two most important factors for a pleasant trip: an enjoyable experience in the …

Singapore Airlines

8 Snorkel Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind

As some of you may know, I recently became a certified scuba diver to prepare for my 2013 trip to the Maldives. Less than a year later, I’ve become a …

Ten of the world's best destinations for drinkers

Instead of cracking a can at home, why not search out one of these boozy hotspots? Whether you fancy guzzling a pint, sipping a cocktail or knocking back a dram or two, we can help you quench your thirst in style.<p>Pivni Lazne Bernard, Prague, Czech Republic<p>Sure, a pint of pilsner wouldn’t go amiss - …

26 Castles That Have Reached Fairytale Status

Castles are already pretty spectacular but put one on top of a mountain or hanging over the edge of a cliff and they get elevated to fairytale status.<p>From Scotland to Syria, the amazing architecture and jaw-dropping views are sure to impress any traveler.<p><b>Swallow's Nest, Gaspra, Crimea</b><p><b>Aragonese</b> …

The World's Best Rooftop Bars

Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<p>Because whether you're in Bangkok or Barcelona, there's nothing like a high-rise mojito.<br>Plus, see the best new rooftop bars in NYC.<i><br>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i><p>Courtesy Grand Hotel de Bordeaux

9 Reasons Why You Should Fly to Cleveland Right Now (No, Really!)

Cleveland can be a tough nut to crack. It is easy to lump the city in with the rest of the Rust Belt, to write it off as one of those towns whose best days are far behind it. In some ways, this might be true. The city's last population boom happened before a lot of us were born; it is one of those …

Ranked: The 10 Best Island Beaches Around the World

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches. Here are their ranked favorites in countries across the globe.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>International Island Beaches<p><i>More from Condé Nast …


World's Best Pool Scenes

From a century-old Cote d'Azur icon (complete with trapeze) to a desert oasis hipster hang, pools are as much about the scene as they are about the swimming. <b>Jetsetter.com</b> dives into the good, the rad and the boozy.<p><b>Ace Hotel & Swim Club (Palm Springs, CA)</b><p>When the boho babes of LA tire of the …

World's 15 Best Waterfront Cities

In most large cities around the world, waterways are the norm, not the exception--but some places capitalize on their location more than others. These 15 cities all have unique personalities centered around their waterfronts, where visitors can stroll along bustling harbors, sample the catch of the …

Cape Town

Reader Recs: World’s Best Beach Towns

Summer is officially underway in the Northern Hemisphere, and if you’re anything like me, that means one thing—beach season. Whether it be a long weekend at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina or an extended stay in sandy Punta Cana, I’m always ready for an ocean breeze and the sweet tang of …

Seven incredible places you may have never heard of

As globalisation leaves no stone unturned, we took to Quora.com to find a few secret locales well worth the trip.

1. Luanda, Angola

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

The magazine asked its readers to vote on hotels around the world, and rank them by categories such as location, service, and food. Each hotel then received an average score out of 100.<p>This year, the Triple Creek Ranch in Montana took the top spot. But Triple Creek Ranch isn't the only American …

National Parks

The Most Romantic Getaways Under $100

Budget romantic vacations<p>Even when visiting the world's most romantic destinations, the cost of lodging doesn't have to break the bank.

The world's most visited cities in 2014?

50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel