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Tourist taxes have doubled in Majorca and Ibiza - here are the best alternatives

The Balearic Islands has doubled its tourist tax from this month in an effort to tackle overcrowding. Tourists visiting the islands of Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca, Formentera and Cabrera will be subjected to the fees during the peak season between May and October.<p>The new rates costs from €1 per person …

10 romantic Swedish towns to visit in 2018

Everyone knows about the big cities, but smaller towns are an equally important part of the Swedish experience. With a new year upon us, The Local …

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent variety?<p>According to the Social Security …

Take A Holiday Road Trip To Europe's Hidden Towns

‘Tis the season for holiday travel. But alas, the dilemma. Do you spend an obscene amount of money on airfare and hotels only to arrive at a city or resort teeming with snap-happy tourists? Or do you stay home, dreaming of an idyllic holiday vacation ala Cameron Diaz and Jude Law in <i>The Holiday</i>, …

European Travel

16 Best Train Trips in the World

The journey matters as much as the destination on these ultimate rail adventures.<p>After three decades of riding trains all over the world—rural China, the Swiss Alps, Latin American jungles—I am still thrilled by a classic rail journey. Take The Canadian, where passengers can spend three days …

Trains

These 14 Instagram-Perfect Places in Europe Will Get Under Your Skin

Good looks aside, these 14 places in Europe have a je ne sais quoi that inspires and fascinates and leaves […]These 14 Instagram-Perfect Places in …

European Travel

10 Reasons Why Ljubljana, Slovenia, Should Be on Your Radar

As the capital and largest city in Slovenia, Ljubljana, deserves exploring.<p>It's surprisingly relaxed and uncrowded while offering a vibrant, …

6 Reasons to Visit the Least-Visited Country in Europe

With only 60,000 visitors last year, San Marino became Europe’s least-visited country in 2016. While it’s certainly no under-the-radar destination, …

European Travel

These Are The Best Countries To See The Northern Lights

Seeing the Northern Lights is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences we can't wait to check off our travel bucket list. What can be more magical …

10 Underappreciated Foodie Cities in Europe

Skip the biggest cities in Europe for a taste of local life in these locales with curious culinary scenes that, for their own reasons, fly under the …

The Best Places to Visit in Montenegro

There's a reason we named Montenegro one of the year's emerging destinations. It takes up less space than Connecticut and has a lower population than Stockholm, but the tiny Balkan nation should not be overlooked—especially since it's quieter and more untouched than neighbors Croatia and Greece. …

The Most Beautiful Places in Germany

The landscapes of Germany are at once charming, bewitching, and staggeringly pretty: alpine peaks, mysterious forests, white Rococo churches, villages lined with timbered houses, and castles that seem almost too majestic to be real. From the mountains to the cities, and everywhere in between, here …

10 Places (Besides Rome) Where Gladiators Once Fought

Visiting Rome is a no-brainer. But the Roman Empire stretched far beyond Italy, with amazing sights you can still see today.<p>There’s no doubt the …

5 Must-Do Activities in Malta

This Mediterranean nation is packed with stunning beaches, historic towns, and ancient archaeology. Here are the five ways to explore it all.<p>Malta is a small island country, but its modest size only adds to its potential as the perfect spot for adventure lovers and history buffs. It’s easy to dig …

European Travel

8 Most Beautiful Cities in Romania

Have you ever considered a city break in Romania? I bet you haven’t, although this relatively undiscovered Eastern European country prides itself …

European Travel

30 Most Beautiful Islands in the World to Visit Now - Pictures of Pretty Islands

1 of 30<p>Getty<p>Isle of Skye, Scotland<p>Sky's the limit at the Isle of Skye, a 50-mile island known best for its mountainous terrain and picturesque …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

5 Reasons Why Visiting Iran Needs to be on Your Bucket List

<i>Iran is one of the places I would love to visit. Now, that I am closer to it from Doha I am planning on visiting sometime in 2018. So I thought I</i> …

The World’s Eleven Best Street Food Cities

The Scene: Singapore is one of the safest street food cities in the world thanks to strictly enforced regulations and centralized hawker areas—so …

8 Underrated Cliffside Villages in Europe

When you think of cliffside villages, there's probably a good chance you picture Santorini, Cinque Terre, and the Amalfi Coast. And they're …

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List For Water-Lovers

Being near water equals instant relaxation for some of us, so a swimmable destination is much preferred when holidaying. You can't really call a trip …

23 real-life settings you can visit from Game of Thrones

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S fictional continents of Westeros and Essos in Game of Thrones are so lushly, fully imagined that it takes an entire nonfictional …

San Miguel de Allende Is the Best City in the World — Here's Proof

Inventive food and charming atmosphere have made this city a must-visit.<p>Known for its cobblestone streets, Spanish colonial style architecture, and …

Lisbon: the cheapest city break destination in western Europe

Portugal’s capital is bursting with culture and great places to eat, stay and party – all at bargain prices<p>Most Read

Three Days in Quebec City

Here's how to plan the perfect long weekend in this historic Canadian destination.<p>Winters in Canada can be strong, so Quebecers are among the first to hit the streets in the spring to dance in the sunshine at festivals and relax on café patios. Join them and it won’t be long before you too develop …

France

The Top Solo City Destinations You've Never Considered

If you were asked to name the top cities for solo travel, you might be surprised at the result - according to the latest booking data from …

More than beaches: travel tips for Bulgaria

World-famous monasteries, thousand-year-old towns, sleepy villages, magnificent mountains - Bulgaria is both a top tourist destination and a …