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Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

Travel

Iceland's Floating Northern Lights Tour Is The Definition Of Epic

We knew Iceland was both magical and relaxing, but this takes the country's natural wonders to a whole. new. level.<p>On a trip with Reykjavik-based Floating Tours, visitors embark on a journey to view the majestic Northern Lights... while floating in a secret lagoon. With an underwater music show. …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …

Travel Guides

Seeing India Just Got Easier. Go Visit!

Until this week, acquiring a visa for India was as frenetic as walking around the streets of Delhi or Mumbai. Anyone wishing to explore the inimitable country had to navigate a lengthy, bureaucratic process. This included snail-mailing or physically dropping off an application along with your …

India

These Are The 25 Best Sunsets Around

Sitting outside -- or cozily inside looking out -- and watching a sunset, drink in hand, is about the best part of vacation.<p>As such, inevitably this moment makes its way onto you camera roll. Sometimes, though, the result isn't nearly as good as the moment itself. That is, unless you're a whiz at …

Take A Look At Qatar's Astounding New $16 Billion Airport

Qatar Airways has been named the Best Airline in the World for 2015 by leading aviation consumer website Skytrax.<p>However, the carrier's one glaring weakness over the years has been the antiquated and over-crowded Doha International Airport. In fact, the overcrowding affected the airline's on-time …

Qatar Airways

Disney's 'Frozen' to Become Attraction at Epcot in Orlando

Walt Disney Co. is bringing the hit movie “Frozen” to its Epcot theme park in Florida.<p>A new attraction, based on the Arendelle kingdom in “Frozen,” …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

European Travel

The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

Magic

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

New York City

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

'Frozen' Ride Set To Open At Walt Disney World

A (Disney) world without a "Frozen" ride is not a world we'd like to live in, and one that will soon no longer exist.<p>Walt Disney World delighted fans all over the globe last week when they announced construction will begin on a new "Frozen" attraction at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot.<p>The ride will …

10 Weirdest Restaurants in the World

Spice up your eating experience at these incredibly weird restaurants around the world. You'll be dodging ninjas and dining out of a toilet in no time! Think we're kidding? Read on, because these restaurants have to be seen to be believed.<p><b>Modern Toilet, Taipei, Taiwan</b><p>Normally, your goal while …

United Arab Emirates

9 Things You Didn't Know About Disney World

By: Rebecca Dolan<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/s_bukley</i><p>No American institution is so equally beloved and reviled as Walt Disney World, the epicenter of childhood fantasy and fanny-pack fashion in Central Florida. But whether you love it or hate it, its intricacies are no less fascinating.<p>Among the …

Walt Disney Company

Disney World splurges that are worth it | CNN Travel

5 overlooked world treasures | CNN Travel

What It's Like To Stay In The World's Best Hotel, Where Guests Are Treated Like Indian Royalty

Located in Udaipur, in the state of Rajasthan, the Oberoi Udaivilas is a romantic hotel that was built to resemble a traditional Indian palace—and it certainly embodies all the luxury of one.<p>With luxurious amenities like private pools and butler service, a romantic setting, and over-the-top …

TripAdvisor

Which Tropical Island Is Right for You?

The first time I came in contact with the concept of island, as associated to a semi utopian place, where wilderness and happiness walk hand in hand and follow the moodiness of the sea, eternal symbol of life, was when I watched Peter Pan. I remember a sudden desire of moving, with a couple Barbie …

Central America

Best Places to Cruise This Fall

<i>Robert Pernett / Flickr</i><p>With crisp air, cool temperatures and brilliant foliage on display, autumn is an ideal time to cruise. The stretch between summer and winter affords relatively crowd-free ports and fewer passengers on board (kids are back in school), translating to plenty of opportunities to …

Cruise Ships

10 Best Underwater Adventures in the World

Life on land offers plenty of tantalizing options for adventure travelers, but there's a whole other world of excitement waiting under the sea. You don't have to be a daredevil to take on these deep-sea adventures, but a visit to any one of these amazing spots will require some guts. While some of …

Scuba Diving

Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

5 Cruises That Sail to Private Islands

Nothing says "luxury" like a private beach, and on these cruises, you'll have the chance to indulge with this exclusive perk. Self-contained and …

World's most amazing travel experiences | CNN Travel

6 of Africa's most unusual restaurants | CNN Travel

Five Amazing Places to Celebrate New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is the one night of the year for which you need to plan ahead. The question is, where to go? We've selected destinations from all over the world on the basis of their awesome firework displays, dramatic countdowns and stellar views. Here are our top five that have made the …

Travel

Visitor's Guide to San Francisco

This guide is for the San Francisco tourist, from a recent visitor: a photographic guide of pointers that bring together a list to choose from when planning your visit -- points of interest, noteworthy areas of the city, factoids, historically famous San Francisco spots, best views, and recommended …

San Francisco

America's Best Cities for Fall Travel (PHOTOS)

Even bears prefer Chicago during the autumn.<p>"It's cooler, the trees on Michigan Avenue are turning colors, and it's a great time to visit Brookfield and Lincoln Park zoos," says Lillian Polz, the head of a Chicago marketing firm. "The animals that were lethargic during the summer -- like the bears …

Santa Fe

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

Antarctica

National Geographic Travel