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6 Tips For How To Develop Personal Style - D'Marge

Anyone can dress themselves, but there’s more to styling than simply knowing which jeans are the best fit for you. So listen up class, today we are …

If Only We Could See the Stars Like This

Photo: Eric Nathan<p>The World at Night’s annual International Earth and Sky photo contest was started in 2009 to promote the night sky as a natural wonder in need of protection. In conjunction with the volunteer and conservation efforts of the U.S. nonprofit Astronomers Without Borders and the …

National Parks

Why You Should Visit Moscow in the Winter, And Other Concierge Secrets

Concierges are often overlooked as a resource for insider information on any given destination—called upon instead for last-minute theatre tickets, restaurant reservations, and the like—but they're also experts at the destinations they represent. Certified Indigenous, a new book released by The …

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Bars Around the World

A watering hole is a personal thing—be it a local pub where the bartender knows your favorite beer, or a cocktail lounge where you had that first (perfect) negroni. We've already asked top mixologists for their take on the greatest bars in the world—now the Traveler team weighs in.<p>NORTH</b> …

The World's Best Cities for Chocolate Lovers

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Condé Nast Traveler rounds up the destinations that chocoholics around the world must visit, including Brooklyn, New York, and a tiny town in France.

Can millennials revolutionize business?

<i>MPW Insider is one of several online communities where the biggest names in business answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

How Can I Shrink My Holiday Gut?

<i>A:</i><p>Ah, the middle-age-man belly. You can try to run it off, but cardio alone won't be nearly as successful at battling the bulge as combining cardio with strength training, says a new study published in the journal <i>Obesity</i>.<p>As we get older, our bodies tend to lose muscle mass and hold onto fat, says …

Thomas Piketty: Bill Gates Told Me He Doesn't Want To Pay More In Taxes

French economist Thomas Piketty says the world’s richest man loves everything about his 2014 book, <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i>. That is, except for the part about how the rich should pay more in taxes.<p>Piketty said Saturday at a conference in Boston that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates (yes, …

LaCie Introduce a Gorilla Glass-Based 1TB Harddrive by Pauline Deltour

With a longstanding tradition of working with French fashion houses and designers, LaCie unveils<p>With a longstanding tradition of working with French fashion houses and designers, LaCie unveils its latest luxury storage device in the form of a mirror-finished Gorilla Glass 1TB hard drive. Designed …

How Can I Make My Economy Class Seat Better?

<i>A:</i><p>Airlines have been on a roll with downgrading economy class seats. To wit: Jet Blue, whose planes are known for being the most comfortable (on the domestic front), just announced it will cram 15 extra seats into their Airbus A320 beginning in 2016. Since those aluminum tubes don’t expand, that …

Which Expensive Countries Are Getting More Affordable?

Good news for travelers: The U.S. dollar has increased in value over the last year, rising nearly 10 percent against the euro since January. More good news (at least for Americans): Currencies in many typically expensive places are getting weaker.<p>While currencies always fluctuate, the drop in the …

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

A Frequent Flier's Guide to Airport Eating

Fear of getting sick on a plane isn’t unfounded. In 2004, <i>The Journal of Environmental Health Research</i> found that frequent fliers had a higher rate of catching colds than the general population.<p>That's one reason to pay attention to the 2014 Airport Food Review, released today. Organized by the …

20 Travel-Friendly Gifts You Can Pack in a Suitcase

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on during the holidays is nerve-racking enough—and when you add the fact that those gifts often have to get squished into a suitcase (or worse, carry-on), it creates another layer of holiday-season stress. But fear not: These gifts are cute, good for all sorts …

Hotels With Secret Entrances and Exits, Or: How to Travel Like a VIP

These hotels take the VIP concept to the next level, with hidden entrances and exits for celebs, high rollers—and, in a few cases, the average hotel guest.

Iconic Itineraries: 5 Perfect Days in Austria

Our luxury travel guide for Vienna and Austria, featuring hotel, nightlife, restaurant, sightseeing and tour recommendations, including the Hotel Sacher, the Vienna State Opera, and the Austrian countryside.<p>Three Days in the City and Two in the Country<p>Sure, we all dream of the day when we’ll have …