Churl Oh

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27 Doors to Walk Through in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city made of equal parts magic, music and lovers of life. When walking down the streets of the French Quarter, Frenchman Street, and the Garden District, you can't help but stroll among the spirits of yesterday -- each one filled with a variety of emotions ranging from love, light …

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer

This Seattle-to-Banff journey cuts through the heart of the Rockies, and explores how a country came to be.<p><i>From the November 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>The next step up Mount Norquay requires a lunge of faith. Looking over my sunglasses, slipping in sweat, I see I must now go left and out, …

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L.A.’s Best Beachside Eats

There’s no better way to beat the summer heat than heading to the coast, and thankfully there are plenty of stellar spots to sate your appetite while …

Here's how much you'll pay to check bags on 9 US airlines

Just like the official carry-on size seems to change every day and varies between airlines, baggage fees are murky, inconsistent, and difficult to navigate.<p>We investigated how much 9 major US airlines charge for checked bags and created a handy guide to airline baggage policies to help you avoid …

This photography competition proves that all the gear you need on your travels is your phone

IF YOU HAVE TRAVELED THE WORLD with photography gear, you know how heavy and cumbersome it can get. Not only do your tripod, lenses, and spare …

10 Stunning Photos From The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest inspires a wanderlust within us like nothing else. The photos submitted from all over the world capture the beauty of natural wonder and cultures so different from our own.<p>If you're a photographer that would like to see your work featured in the …

15 reasons you should never travel to Japan

Japan, consisting of 6,852 islands, lies along the Pacific Coast of East Asia. With 73% of the country consisting of forests and mountains, the …

These are the world's most expensive countries to visit

However, it's even harder if you don't do your due diligence.<p>In the recently published 2015 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report, the World Economic Forum ranks 141 countries based on how cheap/expensive it is to travel there. This takes into account things like average cost of a flights to …

Air Travel

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

17 places Coloradans would rather keep to themselves

Colorado has some of the sweetest wilderness areas, ski towns, rivers, and just diversity of terrain in the country. Over 60 million visitors flock …

Travel Tips and Photo Diary: Curacao Edition

<i>(Photo Courtesy of Instagram: @NanaMeriwether)</i><p>-Excerpt from www.CityLately.com-<p>Curacao is an island of contrast; Abandoned, boarded up homes adjoin luxury hotels. Beaches with gorgeous unblemished water distantly neighbor oil refineries that spew colored clouds. Traditional Dutch style buildings …

Dive and research manta rays on Four Seasons Explorer cruises in Maldives

If you really want to meet the locals in the Maldives, consider going on a manta ray cruise.<p>Expeditions led by the conservation organization Manta Trust escorts guests on dives to observe and track the sea creatures.<p>You can sail aboard the Four Seasons Explorer, a three-deck catamaran that holds 22 …

Scuba Diving

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

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The 12 most romantic date night spots in New York City

So were we, so we decided to reach out to the food experts at The Infatuation for a list of the best candlelight joints with critic-approved cuisine.<p>These 12 restaurants are the absolute pinnacle of romance for Valentine's Day.<p>But you better book fast — reservations won't last long.

The 100 most romantic restaurants in the US, according to OpenTable

OpenTable sorted through more than five million restaurant reviews from over 20,000 restaurants across the country to compile their list of the the most romantic restaurants in America.<p>American, French, and Italian spots dominated the list, with fondue restaurants making a strong appearance as well.<p>…

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The Top 10 Trips To Take In Your Lifetime

When caught with a case of wanderlust, we never know precisely where to turn first. Our bucket list is a mile long, full of cities, beaches and entire countries we'd absolutely love to see.<p>The good news is that a few particular places stand out among the crowd on this beautiful planet. Here are 10 …

35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

Top 10 sights in Cancún and Yucatán

It's no great secret why Cancún, and to a larger extent the Yucatán Peninsula, has become Mexico's top tourist destination. Some people are lured by the simple pleasures of a white-sand beach, turquoise waters and perhaps a little partying here and there. Others find themselves drawn to the …

The complete guide to using your smartphone abroad

Smartphone owners spend an average of more than three hours per day using their devices. That doesn’t necessarily stop when they go on vacations or work trips outside of their home countries. But if it’s not done right, international mobile internet access can be sketchy and it can cost a …

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12 things to do in New York City before you die | CNN Travel

How Can I Earn More Frequent Flier Miles?

<i>A:</i><p>Many domestic airlines have quietly made a drastic change to their frequent flier programs. They're now more likely to award points based on how much you spend—not how far you fly. That means your typical economy-class ticket earns fewer miles than it used to, especially for long-distance …

What Happens When Pieces Of Street Art Cleverly Interact With Nature

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

Flying

How I quit my job to travel: The financial writer

Mired in depression after the loss of both her parents, a corporate writer suddenly quit her job and went to India. What she found there changed her life.<p>In 2004, when I was at one of the lowest points of my life, I decided to go to India.<p>I'd never visited India; I’d never even been on a long-term …

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10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

They say you can speak things into existence. So, fingers crossed -- I'm sharing 10 specific things I definitely want to do before I leave this little world, and I won't quit until I cross every single one of these off my list.<p><b>1. Sit in the "end of the world swing" at Casa del Arbol in</i> …