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How Not to Look Like a Tourist in San Francisco

<i>by Chaney Kwak, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Ron Koeberer/Getty Images<p><i>With these tips on how to dress, what to avoid, and where to eat, you'll be right at home in San Francisco -- just don't call it San Fran.</i><p><b>WHAT TO WEAR</b><p><b>Always layer.</b> Don't wear one of those ill-fitting sweatshirts emblazoned with …

San Francisco

You Better Belize It! Eight Fabulous Hotels in Belize

The Central American country of Belize is surrounded by Guatemala to the west and south, Mexico to the north, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The tropical country attracts visitors with its lush jungles, snorkeling, and Mayan ruins, among many other things. Between the scuba diving, zip-lining, …

The 5 Craziest Cruise Ship Water Slides

Cruise ship water slides have come a long way. Read on for the craziest innovations yet. - Photo by Carnival Cruise Lines<p>If you’re the type of cruiser whose daytime entertainment needs to go beyond a dip in the pool, then you’ll want to take note of these five adrenaline-pumping water rides. …

Tsarnaev trial starts: 13 things to keep in mind

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's accused of plotting with his brother and carrying out an attack near the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed three people, wounded more than 260 and spurred a massive manhunt that terrorized the city for days.<p>And now, nearly 19 months after the bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's …

Justice

Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

The Best Budget Airlines In The World

AirlineRatings.com recently released its list of the World's Top 10 Airlines, including the best low-cost airlines. The site looked at four regions — the Americas, Asia/Pacific, Middle East/Africa, and Europe — and named the best budget airline in each.<p>"These airlines may not always offer the …

Singapore Airlines

Thanksgiving Is Straight-Up Trash. Here's Why.

By: Dave Infante<p>I think Thanksgiving sucks major butt. This makes me unpopular, because most people (including you, probably) think this particular holiday sucks minimal butt, or perhaps even no butt at all. Well, everyone is wrong. I am right. This nonsensical cholesterol festival has to go -- not …

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Cruise Ship Adventures You Never Knew Existed

Cruises have a bad reputation among avid travelers. It's believed that cruises are for people who don't want to plan trips--those who would rather sit by the pool or sample the buffet rather than step out of their comfort zone. If you haven't boarded a ship or checked on the industry in a while …

7 Hints You Should Know Before Booking Another Flight

When we fly, it's absolutely imperative that we get the best possible deal, on the best possible day, on the best possible flight. (Travel ego is a <i>very</i> real thing, people. And we have a BIG one.)<p>As such, we have a few serious rules to live by when it comes to booking plane tickets. These facts and …

Top 25 all-inclusive resorts around the world | CNN Travel

Strength Training Workouts for Runners

Comprehensive workouts which promote injury prevention and enhance race performance.<p>Using the principles outlined in the April 2014 article <i>"Strong Misconceptions"</i>, I have athletes alternate between the following two strength-training workouts, doing one to two workouts per week. Judiciously …

7 Secret Spots to Tie the Knot in Fall

© JOS Studios<p>Autumn's dramatic pink and purple sunset skies and naturally golden foliage make an outdoor wedding absolutely magical, and it also happens to be the most economical season in which to say 'I Do' -- especially if you venture outside the big city.<p>For couples seeking special destinations …

All Your Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Questions Answered

As you’re likely aware at this point (and if not, surprise!), the trailer for <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> leaked late last night, so Marvel—after blaming …

Australia's Kakadu National Park Looks Like A Real-Life Wonderland

As winter is approaching here in the United States, we're looking for a warmer hideaway before the first snowfall.<p>A likely choice? Australia, where it's currently warm <i>and</i> a lovely time to visit Kakadu National Park. To be fair, monsoon season is sort of around the corner, but there are still a few …

What to Do in Switzerland

<i>Recently a friend of mine heard that I had been to Switzerland, and she wrote and asked me to make recommendations for her upcoming visit. Here is what I told her.</i><p><b>The best way I know how to begin about Switzerland is to tell you a story.</b><p>Once upon a time we made plans to move to Europe. Within these …

The Periodic Table of Superhero Elements

This is one science lesson you'll want to pay attention to.<p>The world of superheroes has some pretty cool stuff: green rocks that make a sun god weak, …

Extreme Winds Cause a Waterfall in England to Blow Upward | Colossal

<p>Hikers exploring England’s Derbyshire Peak District earlier this week stumbled onto a rare phenomenon caused by extreme winds. The River Downfall, a …

7 Ways to Transcend the Typical EuroTrip

Europe is the world's most ubiquitous travel destination, certainly for North Americans. At the same time, many travelers regard a trip to Europe as an item to be checked off a list, an excursion to be undertaken in one fell swoop before moving on to grander, greater adventures, be it as a college …

European Travel

Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2015 | CNN Travel

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

<i>By Amy Burkhardt for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices. Be it a snack or a fine-dining experience you crave, here's a handful of savory …

Flying

10 Places To Put On Your Budget Bucket List In 2015

So you want to know where to go but don't want to spend hours researching? We get it. And so does Lonely Planet.<p>The travel pros have published their 10th annual "best in" travel compilation book, complete with round ups of the best cities and countries to visit next year, as well as lists of …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Fall Weekend Getaways

While it may be next to impossible to take time off during the work week, weekends are the perfect time to hit the road in search of something …

New Jersey

50 Fictional Places You Can Visit In Real Life

Just because a place isn't "real" doesn't mean you can't go there in real life.<p>Some of our favorite destinations look <i>just</i> like Disney movies, and some were the actual sets of top-rated films.<p>And thanks to the experts at air travel site Just the Flight, we've now got 50 more fictional destinations …