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Five Reasons to Visit Guatemala

<i>By Sara Lieberman</i><p>Situated between the frequently-visited destinations of Mexico and Belize, Guatemala is all too-often flown over. But with ancient …

South America

Machu Picchu: Planning a Trip to the Inca Ruins

No wonder the Spaniard colonists never found Machu Picchu -- five centuries later, getting there is still a challenge. If you don't want to hire a travel agency or wade through the backpacking options in popular guidebooks, considerable due diligence is required to get you to Peru then to Cusco …

South America

Where to Eat in San Diego Now

If the imaginative, farm-sourced fare at this eclectic collection of San Diego restaurants gives any indication of what's on offer state-wide, then …

San Diego

The 10 Best Bars In New York City

From trendy cocktail bars to local dives, we've found the 10 best bars in New York City.<p>This list is derived from our list of The Best Bars In America. To compile this list, we looked at six notable bar rankings— James Beard Awards, Esquire, Food & Wine, Zagat, The World's 50 Best Bars, and …

New York City

Eat Like a Local at a Soda in Costa Rica: Where to Eat Traditional Food

Shares 1K<p>When you visit Costa Rica and you want good local food, you have to eat at a soda. Trust me. You haven’t experienced real Costa Rica if you …

Costa Rica for Everyone

For thrill seekers, beach bums, nature fiends and honeymooners alike, Costa Rica is a freewheeling adventure playground. Jetsetter.com explains where travelers of all stripes can find their perfect slice of this sun drenched, eco-obsessed destination<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: …

Costa Rica Travel: What to Know Before You Go

Costa Rica is a nation of impossible natural beauty. Misty purple volcanoes, radiant sunsets, steaming rainforests, and beaches crawling with sea …

Eat, Drink, Sleep, Do: Things to do in Costa Rica

The plane door opened and a gust of hot air rushed across my face at the Liberia Airport. I took in a deep breath. I had been here a few times …

The Top Best Places to Visit in Belize

Belize has become one of the top travel destinations in the world because of its spectacular and intriguing attractions like the Great Barrier Reef, gigantic blue hole, white sandy beaches, numerous cayes and islands, pristine rainforests and jungles, abundant wildlife, eclectic and colorful …

5 Reasons to Visit Belize Now

<i>By Brian Major</i><p>With the Caribbean dominated by hyperactive all-inclusive resorts, travelers to Belize—in Central America, but touting prime …

San Pedro

10 Things to Do in Belize in 2014

Photo credit: www.chabilmar.com<p>The year 2013 is finally coming to an end which means that many people the world over have started to write their New Year's resolutions. Because I am passionate and super pumped about promoting Belize online, one of my resolutions for 2014 is to get more people from …

Belize

I Heart My City: Lindsey’s Paris

Bonjour city-lovers! Welcome to another Wednesday edition of <b>I Heart My City</b>. Today’s insider guide to <b>Paris, France</b> comes from Lindsey Tramuta, an American expat, writer, photographer, and baker who shares tales about the City of Light on her Lost in Cheeseland blog. Read about Lindsey’s favorite …

Insider Tips - Things to Do in Paris France

<i>Credit: TomyLees</i><p>Welcome to this edition of the <i>Sunday Spotlight</i> on <b>things to Do in Paris.</b><p>The <i>Sunday Spotlight</i> series is a collaboration of insider …

Where to Drink Cocktails in Paris, France

While the French have always been <i>fidèle</i> to their wine, they've also been known to carry on a little flirtation with fine spirits. French ingredients like Chartreuse and Benedictine have often served as a cornerstone of cocktail recipes. Yet, for most of its recent history, the country has been …

A Coffee Geek's Guide to the Best Coffee in Paris, France

Following up last month's post on greater waves in the Parisian coffee scene, I offer this guide to some of the best spots to drink quality coffee when in lovely Paris in the spring (or any time of year). With honorable mentions given to Black Market, Café Lomi, Craft, and the venerable Coutume—all …

Top 7 Free Things to Do in Paris: No-Cost Attractions

01 of 07<p>We can confidently say that Paris is the world's best city for walkers-- not only because most neighborhoods are built for pedestrians (with …

France

A Picture’s Worth And Travel Inspiration For First Timers To London + Paris by Andrew Villagomez

<i>This post appears in the Contest: Life's Most Memorable Moments.</i><p>A hundred years old,the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” is undoubtedly …

How to Shop Like a Pro In Paris

Ah, Paris - the city of lights, love and of course fashion. But where to shop to find the ultimate Parisian look? There are the obvious stores -- Christian Dior, Goyard or Chanel -- but where do Parisian women, the chicest ladies on the planet actually go? And how do you shop without blasting …

Twilight in Paris

La Trinité and Place d'Estienne d'Orves. Designed by Théodore Ballu, La Trinité, tower of which is in foreground, was completed in 1867 and is …

I Heart My City: Ashley’s Paris

<b>Ashley Fleckenstein</b> is an American (a Michigander to be more specific) photographer and travel blogger who spent an extended amount of time in Paris before embarking on a trip to explore the world. Even though her wanderlust has led her to Asia (at least until her money runs out), Ashley’s heart …

A Guide to Paris' Best Coffee Shops

The majority of cafés in <b>Paris</b>, France, still treat coffee as an afterthought: an early-morning caffeine delivery mechanism whose flavor is described solely as "strong" or "mild." It was never supposed to taste good; coffee in Paris was always about the experience of drinking coffee — lingering in a …

France

Exploring Paris in 2 days

"While modern fiction-fanciers are flocking to Paris to follow the Da Vinci Code trail, Enough sights were featured to keep us occupied for a week in different locales, spotting the classics - Opéra (where Madeline and her chums 'smiled at the good'), Place Vendôme (where they 'frowned at the bad') …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …

The 7 Most Mysterious Stone-Carved Faces That Ever Lived

…or didn’t live. And the fact that they're non-living, my friend, is precisely what makes these rock faces so mysterious.<p><b>Face towers at the Bayon in Angkor, Cambodia</b><p>About 200 massive faces with serene expressions cover the upper towers at this 12th-century temple. There might be a significance or …