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6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …


An Introductory Travel Guide to Santorini

<b>Authored by Andrew Wise</b><p>I first stepped foot on Santorini for my honeymoon. I had promised my wife the most romantic destination on earth, and all …

Notre Dame Cathedral: Complete Visitor Information

Arguably the most stunning gothic cathedral in the world, Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral is undoubtedly the most famous. Conceived in the 12th century …

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

5 of the Best Art Nouveau Buildings in Paris Photos

Much more than a staid school of 19th-century architecture, Art Nouveau was an entire aesthetic movement. From architecture and design to the decorative and fine arts, Art Nouveau, or “new art,” was once everywhere. From the 1890s to the 1910s, the style exploded in Western Europe, where the …

8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams, 2016

Each year I like to take stock of all the pizza I’ve eaten in the previous 12 months and drop a quick list of the "8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams." Why should you care? As the web’s original, not-so-famous pizza blogger (a laughable title, to be sure) I’ve chronicled the ups and downs and in and …

48 hours in Quebec

This is the website of travel writer, Michael Turtle. After working in broadcast journalism for a decade in Australia, Michael left Sydney to travel …

Time Travel

8 Reasons Bordeaux Is France’s Best-Kept Secret

This map shows where 25 iconic movies were filmed in New York City

Thanks to its bustling streets and landmarks, New York City has been a favorite filming location for years.<p>From Katz's Delicatessen, which was made famous when Meg Ryan pretended to have an orgasm there in "When Harry Met Sally," to the upscale 21 Club, which is where Michael Douglas recommended …

New York City

10 Must-Try Restaurants in Quebec City

Discover the vibrant restaurant scene in Quebec City with travel writer and frequent National Geographic contributor Annie Fitzsimmons.<p>You wouldn’t have wanted to be my dining companion in <b>Quebec City</b>. I was completely inappropriate, struggling to stop chocolate from dribbling out of a crepe or …

NYC Reaches New Heights: Visiting One World Observatory

By Gabe Saglie, Senior Editor, Travelzoo<p>Opening day at the One World Observatory -- May 29, 2015 -- talk about your high expectations. After all, I knew that I was headed into the tallest watchtower in the Western Hemisphere. And 102 stories later, I would not be disappointed.<p>As a tourist draw, and …

World Trade Center

The best way to do a walking tour of New York City

If you're anything like me whenever you stop in a big city, you have a few main attractions that you'd like to visit and end up haphazardly spending half your day staring at maps and trying to figure out the public transit system.<p>However, by focusing on a limited few attractions, we're missing out …

Walking Tours

A Guide On How To Get Justin Theroux Style

Justin Theroux style carries a no-nonsense, bad guy look that is presented both on screen and in the way he wears his clothes. From playing the …

Best Trips 2015 Pictures: Medellín, Colombia

Travelers are rediscovering once notorious Medellín and heading to the Colombian city for hot salsa and even hotter tango.

National Geographic Travel

Architecture of Bucharest

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>The Little Paris of the East continues to charm, with picturesque corners and gracious centuries-old architecture.

Ireland's Castles

Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.


Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Free Things to Do in Rome

Rome may be a city of high fashion and expensive tastes, but its rich history and art offer plenty of cultural sites that won't cost you a dime, including churches and most monuments. You don't have to look far for free activities in the Eternal City.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>Built between A.D. 118 and 125 as a …

Packing List: What to Pack for a Trip to New Zealand

83<p>31<p>10K<p>31<p>Shares 10K<p><i>Some posts on this site contain affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a</i> …

15 Things Not to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you've been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong …

New York City

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …


Madagascar Photos

See photos of Madagascar (including lemurs, geckos, baobabs, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Norway Photos

See photos of Norway (including fjords, polar bears, Oslo, Lillehammer, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

European Travel

Diana’s Milan

Texas native <b>Diana Skok Corridori</b> traded the Lone Star State for the Old Country when she moved to Milan to live with her Italian husband. In addition to raising her two sons, she spends her time writing about the quirks and beauty of life in northern Italy through her travel blog Vino Vita Viaggi. …

National Geographic Travel

Seville, Spain

A Quick Guide to Italy’s Winter Carnival

With Epiphany just ended, and after La Befana has made her rounds distributing toys and coal as she usually does during the holidays, the Christmas …

Your Ireland Photos