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Remember Mom telling you that melted cheese doesn’t make a meal? Sorry, Mom, but that doesn’t fly in Switzerland. Raclette, from the French word for “to scrape,” is sort of like gourmet nachos: a wheel of cow’s milk cheese heated in open air, then scraped into delicious plops on a plate and …Food
Tavernas line the waterfront on Paros.
I have been an islomaniac since birth, but I am a picky one. My islands need to have all the …Europe Travel
From the November 2012 issue of National Geographic Traveler
"Come, let’s go for a car ride,” invites classic Hawaiian singer John Pi‘ilani Watkins in a tune with as many twists and turns as a mountain road. More than a song to sway to at a luau, his cheerful melody speaks to an island truth: On …Road Trips
We've all had those conversations with travel bores who always seem to wash up in cool and relatively undiscovered destinations.
"You should've been here last year, man," they say joylessly. "This place used to be awesome."
The challenge is to find somewhere before even the travel bores get …Africa
Anyone who has ever attended college can tell you that each institution has its own unique vibe and culture. The specific school that you call your alma mater can also say scores about you, too. And we strongly believe that few things strike the core of a college’s essence than where its students …Restaurant
It’s the last night of my tenth trip to Hawaii. This time I’ve come to visit my daughter, Jenny, who is planning to move back to California this month after living on Oahu for more than two years. My wife, son, and I have gathered for one final family fling.
And we’ve had a wonderful time, mixing …Hawaii
Updated by Adele Chapin on Mar 16, 2015, 11:30a
President Obama's love of burgers is well-documented. So for this map, let's turn to the restaurants …Restaurant
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You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?
Every year, PriceOfTravel.com updates its Europe …Europe
O‘o Farm: ‘Seed to Cup’ Coffee Tour
Globally, the sweet spot for coffee cultivation is high-altitude land sitting within 21 degrees of the equator. Maui and the Big Island are both perched on the edge of this narrow ‘coffee belt.’ They are also home to rich volcanic soils that blanket high-altitude …Food
The streets are alive with the sound of jackhammers. It seems as though a new restaurant, shop, art project or hip private villa opens every week in Havana, which is embracing new sophistication and a spirit of optimism in the wake of December’s exciting announcements. The rapprochement between the …Caribbean Travel
Chances are, Dublin, Galway or even Cork immediately come to mind when considering places to visit in Ireland. And those places are undoubtedly lovely, but what about the other, more unknown spots around the Emerald Isle?
Based on travel data collected by our friends at Booking.com, we were able to …Ireland
This St. Patrick's Day, the focus might be on the quantity of beer imbibed versus the quality. But with upward of 3,000 craft breweries now brewing in the U.S., there's no shortage of places to go to get a behind-the-scenes look and sample something special, whether it's your favorite IPA, Imperial …Brewing
Domestic economic and political woes aside, Kosovo is slowly but surely coming into its own as one of the last corners of Europe for travellers to fully discover, with a spirited and sophisticated capital. While Pristina is not the most aesthetically appealing city you’ll ever come across, it …Europe
Which Florida beach is right for you? The Sunshine State boasts almost 1,000 miles of flip-flop-friendly beaches, each with its own distinct style. From snow-white sand perfect for relaxing to the best place to explore with your dog, find the perfect beach for your travel needs.
Best for Couples: …Florida
Iceland is a beautiful country.
Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.
Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.
Plus, it is a perfect place for any …Iceland
While Albania may have gone from a virtually unknown land to a well-established stop on the Balkan backpacker trail in barely a decade, its interior remains little known. But a popular three-day round trip that combines a spectacular ferry ride and a fantastic day hike between two remote mountain …Europe Travel
More than anywhere else I have been, Seville resists change. From its passion for bullfights to its fondness for the pageantry of the Catholic religion, the capital of Andalusia always has reveled in its traditional way of life.
The city is at its best in the heat of summer, when the yellows and …Seville
For many years, finding great Thai food meant heading out to the suburbs and hitting beloved restaurants like Nava Thai in Wheaton and Thai Basil in …Restaurant
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Why It's Hot: Antico sits high atop the local Neapolitan pizza scene, and the lines out its Home Park doors are famously long. …Restaurant
Find the top restaurant in New Orleans. Read reliable reviews, browse up-to-date menus and compare ratings of the best restaurants..Restaurant
Why It's Hot: An old Garden District favorite location has been reclaimed by a big Downtown name. The team behind highly vaunted French Quarter …
There's so much to see and do in Vancouver that you might forget to check out what the surrounding area has to offer. A transport hub with great access to the rest of BC, Vancouver is the perfect jumping-off point for day trips into the region. Here are our top 10 escapes from the city.
An …Pacific Northwest
Chances are you're familiar with Google Flights. The flight search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it's the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.
The site also includes a …Google
Picture Hawaii. It's all rainbows and waterfalls, right?
Of course, that stuff is great. Who doesn't love a good white sand beach with dolphins and palm trees and whatnot. But guys, we're gonna let you in on a little secret... the real joy of Hawaii is in the FOOD.
Below, ten things you need to feast …Hawaii
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