Alex Perez

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15 Best Food Experiences in Tuscany

Though based on peasant traditions, Tuscan cuisine it’s so fresh and flavorful, it wouldn’t be out of place in a fine-dining New York restaurant. The …

Farm-to-table

Where should you go in September? Try these places.

Summer in the USA officially ends on Sept. 22.<p>School is back in session for most kids, so family travel is slowing down.<p>September can be a good time to travel because prices tend to drop after the frenetic summer vacation season.<p>Many parts of the USA are starting to cool down. And Europeans are …

Napa Valley

A local’s guide to Mexico City: 10 tips

<b>Street art</b><p>After the earthquakes in September 2017, Aida Mulato – who founded <b>Jóvenes Artesanos</b> (Young Artists) to educate Mexicans about their indigenous cultures – turned to graffiti artists to help reconstruct her Roma neighbourhood. The colourful murals celebrate indigenous communities and women, …

Mexico

How Florence Became Italy's New Capital of Cool

To truly discover the soul of this city, you’ll have to look beyond its historic center.<p>I did not expect to fall for Florence while eating a Japanese …

10 Best Islands for Retirement

1 of 10<p>Kauai, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts<p>3 of 10<p>Catalina Island, California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Key West, …

Key West

The 9 Best Sao Paulo Hotels of 2018

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The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Dessert

Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

The Island Where You Need to Dive and the Watch to Pack

Gear to Get You There<p>Though just 122 square miles, Malta packs 7,000 years of history into three tiny islands. Set in the middle of the …

European Travel

13 ultimate Florida adventures you’ll remember for a lifetime

Face it. Most tourists come to Florida for the wild adventure of lying on a beach and breaking from their comfort zones with a daring mango …

Florida

The 14 Best Beaches in the World—and How Much It Costs to Visit Them

MONEY found 7 in the U.S. and 7 overseas.<p>No matter how you define a beach or how high your waterfront standards may be, MONEY has found a perfect …

Flying

6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

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36 Hours in Lisbon

Forget Lisbon as the budget capital of Europe. Yes, the seafood is still (relatively) cheap, as is the wine. The old canary-yellow trams still rattle along steep hills, and you’ll never pay more than a euro and change for a pastéis de nata, the classic Portuguese pastry. But today the Portuguese …

European Travel

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

Cuenca, Spain, Is the Little-Known European Destination to Visit in 2018

When you journey to the hidden mountain town of Cuenca, Spain, you'll be greeted with brightly colored medieval buildings, flowing river banks, and …

Madrid

Best Places to Visit on the East Coast of Spain

Culture, Beaches, and History on the Mediterranean<p>Many visitors to the Spanish east coast on the Mediterranean go no further than Barcelona. A few …

Vermouth

8 underrated U.S. cities perfect for a passport-free vacation

Are those sky-high rents, $10 beers, overhyped restaurants, and so-packed-you-can't-move museums of America's great cities starting to bring you down? It might be time to consider a trip (or even a move) to one of these eight overlooked gems, where you'll find equally excellent food scenes, …

5 California Road Trips That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Golden State

Like many born-and-bred Californians, I would choose Joan Didion as my fantasy dinner guest and I feel more at home in my car than pretty much …

Road Trips

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …

Seasoning your cast iron pan isn’t enough

You season and reseason for a reason.<p>Cast iron is strange mixture of incredibly durable and unusually delicate—especially for a cooking implement. The metal is physically sturdy, but also highly reactive, which means even a droplet of water sitting in your cast iron pan can leave a rust spot. To …

Dordogne holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

The Dordogne comes close to offering everything that travellers head to France for: beautiful chateaux, traditional French gastronomy, a bucolic landscape of vineyards, forests and rivers. Picturesque fortified villages, such as Beynac, La Roque Gageac and Eymet (site of an unexpected pre-Brexit …

Swimming Pools

Luxury camper van can go off grid for days

And it’s for sale!<p>The outdoors world is chock-full of DIY conversion vans, (it’s a big reason why we started a brand-new van-focused community group) and many of them are marvels of ingenuity and sweat equity. But sometimes you need to turn to the professionals for a van with all the luxuries of …

I Never Leave Trader Joe’s Without Grabbing These 11 Products

These are life-savers for snacking, entertaining, and everything in between.<p>It's no secret that I'm at Trader Joe's at least three times a week. …

Healthy Eating

7 Italian Towns (That Aren’t Rome or Florence) You Have to Visit

Look, we would never complain about a trip to <i>Roma</i> or <i>Firenze</i>. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not …

12 Incredible And Affordable Places To Travel Outside The US

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36 Hours in Oaxaca

Even as strong earthquakes have shaken the region, the centuries-old city of Oaxaca remains largely unrattled. In the shadow of Monte Albán, the hilltop capital of the Zapotec civilization, this multicultural hub in the highlands of southern Mexico was once a quiet regional center. In recent years, …

Oaxaca