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Xbox Scorpio vs PlayStation 4.5 Neo: The Future of Consoles

It seems increasingly certain that gamers will benefit from new Sony and Microsoft consoles in the foreseeable future, with both the PlayStation 4.5 …

Soon you'll be able to control Assassin's Creed with your eyes

'This is only the beginning.'<p>The next <i>Assassin's Creed</i> game will feature a new twist: you'll be able to control it using your eyes. Tobii has announced that the upcoming PC version of <i>Assassin's Creed Rogue</i> will support its eye-tracking tech, making it the first blockbuster game to do so.<p>The game …

Assassin's Creed

Nintendo Is Shooting Itself In The Foot, And It Needs To Stop

Quick question: you’re a video game company, and you want to make money off of YouTube videos of your game. What do you do? Nintendo seems to feel that the answer lies in some sort of byzantine, bureaucratic nightmare, but there’s really only one feasible answer: nothing.<p>Nintendo is already running …

Retrogaming

Airbnb Unveils Courchevel's Coolest New Accommodation

Calling all ski bunnies: Airbnb is offering up the chance to spend a night in a decked-out cable car high above Courchevel, a full 9,000 feet over …

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Manatees crowd out humans at Three Sisters Springs | CNN Travel

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Top 10 day trips out of Barcelona

You could spend weeks in Barcelona and never run out of places to see, things to do, food to try and bars to hop.<p>But for a taste of Catalan life beyond the metropolis – or simply for a change of pace – you can choose between mountains, beaches and pretty little towns, all just a short ride …

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Thailand: Tour lets visitors interact with elephants

Isan Explorer, based in Thailand's little-known northeast region, is offering two-, three- and four-day tours that give travelers the opportunity to interact with elephants in their natural environment.<p>The excursions depart from and return to Khon Kaen, with a full day spent walking with and …

How We Did the Maldives on the Cheap

Come on, dream with me for a moment. Imagine you're on a beach. You're lying in a hammock, body as loose and floppy as a rag doll. The soft strains of playful island music kisses your ears, its provenance indeterminable. Your skin is warm to the touch -- the sun gilds it with its penetrating golden …

Unique wooden shuttle coaster coming to tiny Texas amusement park

It's safe to say most coaster enthusiasts had never heard of ZDT's before the tiny Texas amusement park announced plans to add a one-of-a-kind ride this summer.<p>Designed by Ohio-based Gravity Group, the Famous Switchback Railway will be the first new wooden shuttle coaster built anywhere in the …

Let travel host Samantha Brown teach you all about cruising

Hey cruise rookies, if you're nervous about going on your first cruise, Samantha Brown can help. She'll tell you what to expect, what's included and what's not included in a series of online videos you can watch anytime.<p>The "Travel Channel" host doles out advice online as part of a newly launched …

Where Do Travelers Want to Go in 2015?

Which destinations are most popular on Fodors.com? And where are the world's new tourism hot spots? For the second year in a row, we analyzed destination-guide page views on Fodors.com to measure the most popular and up-and-coming destinations for our travelers in 2015. The 2014 data yielded both …

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Pasadena's Dusit hotel lays on the romance with Champagne and Beethoven

Looking for a new place to celebrate Valentine's Day? In Pasadena, you won't have to look far.<p>The DusitD2 Constance Pasadena on Colorado Boulevard east of Lake Avenue opened in September.<p>Now the flashy contemporary hotel that inhabits a historic seven-story building offers guests a romance package …

Travel Brands' Smart Strategies to Get in Your In-Box

<i>Last week we launched the latest report in our Skift Trends series, Inbox Strategies: The State of E-Mail Marketing in the Travel Industry.</i><p><i>Below is</i> …

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#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

Travel Lately—a roundup of the best new dispatches from the travel blogosphere—is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.<p><b>You can play, too</b>. Follow us on Twitter <b>@NatGeoTravel</b> and tag your favorite travel stories <b>#NGTRadar</b> to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.<p><b>Here</b> …

Disney's MyMagic+ Wristbands Are Magic Money Makers

The Walt Disney Co. is making so much money from visitors to Disney World in Orlando using its MyMagic+ wristbands that the extra bucks this year …

Walt Disney Company

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches around the world to choose from, but which ones are the …

Travel Guides

The 8 Most Romantic Escapes for Valentine's Day in the World

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and here at Oyster we believe there's no better way to celebrate than with a romantic escape -- and we think your significant other would agree. Last week, we gave you the inside scoop on America's Best Hotels for Valentine's Day, but this week, we're …

Riviera Maya

Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

Germany

I Heart My City: Ana Maria’s Zurich

Ana Maria Malpartida was born an ocean away from <b>Zurich</b>, but that hasn’t stopped her from calling Switzerland’s biggest city home. The Peruvian-born, Swiss-at-heart foodie has been living in Switzerland for the last seven years and spends most of her time—and a good portion of her salary—searching …

Why Travel is Good for Your Dreams

As part of the research for my next book about how to make a dream come true I've been watching Oprah's Master Class, and in an episode where Alicia Keys shares some of her life lessons, I was struck that of of all the incredible things she has experienced. It was a trip to Egypt that was one of …

Trains

Watch the Weight of Carry-On Baggage

If the bag fits" in the overhead compartment, then it's good to go as a carry-on is what I always thought. I had one reliable rollerboard suitcase that worked for all my flights in and around the U.S., even on domestic flights when the overhead space was never as roomy as international flights.<p><i>This</i> …

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These Beautiful Caribbean Beaches Will Make You Hate Winter Even More

<i>Rum Point Beach in Grand Cayman is a quiet alternative. - Photo by SIME / eStockPhoto</i><p>Chances are, there’s one “must-do” on your Caribbean cruise, and that’s … to hit the beach. Good thing there are plenty of gorgeous strands throughout the islands. Here, our favorite picks in the top 15 ports:<p><b>1.</b> …

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8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

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10 Most Beautiful Fountains in the World

Fountains were originally purely functional, connected to springs or aqueducts and used to provide drinking water and water for bathing and washing to the residents of cities, towns and villages. Until the late 19th century most fountains operated by gravity, and needed a source of water higher …

Italy

Seasickness fears? Preparation can help make for a smooth cruise

David Adelman was worried. The Agoura Hills resident was about to embark on his second cruise. If it was anything like his first, he feared he would be laid low by the high seas.<p>On his first cruise in 1984, seasickness ruined his trip. Twenty-nine years later, he was giving cruising a second …

A Broke Person's Guide To Fun

The age-old question “What do you want to do?” has plagued humanity since the dawn of civilized social interactions. When a small budget is involved, this question becomes even more daunting.<p>It can be challenging to find a fun excursion without literally paying for it. We’ve teamed up with the 100% …

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Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

11-Year-Old's Travel Reviews Are Brutally Honest, Super Adorable

When it comes to vacation, kids say the darndest things... and some fabulously honest things, if they're an 11-year-old travel writer.<p>HuffPost Travel caught up with Ayonnah Tinsley, a preteen from Centreville, Virginia who has visited places as far-flung as Italy, as exotic as Panama and as low-key …

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