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Long Weekend Getaways: Cruises You Can Do in Four Nights or Less

<i>As part of a series on long weekend getaways, we’re showing you how to make the most of your summer Fridays, school breaks and the season’s</i> …

Shipping

7000 colourful barrels floating on a London lake are brightening up Instagram feeds

For a limited time this summer, visitors to London have the chance to get a glimpse of an impressive large-scale installation by world famous artist Christo, as the piece has just gone on display in Hyde Park. Called <i>The London Mastaba</i>, the piece has been created from 7506 colourful, horizontally …

Art

Where to Get the Best Views of Seattle

Ever seen those beautiful shots of the Seattle skyline with Space Needle in the foreground and mountain in the background? You too can add those …

11 Things Every Traveler Should Experience In Montreal

There’s never been a better time to visit Canada.<p>Montreal feels like a European city, minus the jet lag (depending on where you’re coming from). …

8 Websites That Will Change the Way You Book Travel

Photo courtesy Pexels.com<p>These tools are what the pros use to stretch their miles, find deals, and have the best airport experiences possible.<p>For …

Flying

10 secret subway tunnels in New York City - Curbed NY

Just like the rest of New York City, our 112 year-old subway system consists of many layers, each of which provides a glimpse into a sliver of the city’s history. However, even abandoned underground spaces don’t stay neglected for long. While some of NYC’s old tunnels and stations seem to have been …

13 Overlooked European Cities Not Enough Americans Visit

Let's say you had a friend from Denmark coming to visit the United States, first time ever, who asked you where she ought to go. Would you say New …

10 Great Things to See and Do in San Diego

<b>By Adam Erace</b><p>Wan Ru Chen — Getty Images<p>August 27, 2016, 11:00 AM EDT<p><i>California’s birthplace—and second-largest metropolis—is pretty close to …

15 Amazing Secret Spots You Have To See In London!

London is filled with amazing places to see, delicious foods to eat and quirky spots to find and although all the obvious places are a definite must …

England

10 Things Not to Miss When Visiting Seattle

10 Things Not to Miss When Visiting Seattle<p>Updated on June 6, 2018<p>Fireworks at the Space Needle<p>I lived in Seattle for a few years and used to visit …

Seattle

Things to Do in Singapore: The Ultimate, Best, Most Awesome Guide

BlogSingaporeSoutheast Asia<p>08 Aug 2016<p>2<p>Don’t you hate it when ultimate guides turn out to be not so ultimate? I hope to avoid that fate with this …

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Booking a flight for a group of people can be stressful business. If you find a good deal but you need to wait to confirm your time off from work or make sure your family is free to join, then you may not be able to book right away. Additionally, flights can sell out quickly, and if you're buying …

Flying

Top 10 Things to Do in Venice, Italy

Top 10 Things to Do in Venice, Italy<p>Updated on August 11, 2017<p>There aren't too many places on this earth that when you see them for the first time …

Italy

Top 10 Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Top 10 Things to Do in Florence, Italy<p>Updated on June 6, 2018<p>The Duomo<p>No trip to Italy is complete without a visit to Florence, the capital of the …

Italy

Where to Stay in Florence: How to Choose the Right Neighborhood for Your Visit

For such a small city, Florence packs a formidable punch. With incredible Tuscan cuisine, world-class art and architecture, and Renaissance history …

13 hidden attractions in London that even locals might not know exist

But the two-millennia-old city has much more to offer than Big Ben, the London Eye, and Trafalgar Square. London's streets are laced with underground speakeasies, rooftop gardens, historical relics, and oddly innovative forms of public transport.<p>We've collected 13 of the least conventional …

Montreal city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and music

It’s got Gallic charm, North American grit and parties like nowhere else. And with two new direct flights starting from the UK, Montreal now makes a perfect city break<p>Montreal doubled for Brooklyn in John Crowley’s eponymous 2015 film, has been dubbed the next Seattle, and last year became the new …

Beer Road Trip: Your Guide to the Best Breweries in the U.S.

🍻 🍻 🍻<p>I love beer. A lot. And as a beer lover I know that among us, we tend to have a lot of opinions about beer. Best breweries? You could get us talking for days and days and days. I get that. But for those who are 1) open to some new recs and/or 2) not beer know-it-alls (#Bless), a look at …

Beer

13 Super Charming European Cities Well Worth a Day Trip

Perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Mozart (as well as the setting for <i>The Sound of Music</i>), Salzburg lies just on the border with Germany. …

Picking The Best Dive Bars In The Country

When I was in college, every Thursday we went to “the Deuce.” The reason why is fairly murky. It’s not because it was particularly near our school. You had to take a cab to get there. Nor was it because there was a lack of dive bars near campus (RIP The Keg of Evanston with your big cups, stale …

48 hours in Dallas

During a quick stopover in America's ninth largest city you'll happen upon world-famous art and stylish eateries before you see a pair of spurs or chaps. And like elsewhere in Texas, hearty cuisine and wide smiles come in large portions in Dallas.<p>Dallas combines competing images of the Lone Star …

Raise a glass to Paris at its lively wine bars

After a week in the Beaujolais countryside drinking only cru Beaujolais, Paris and its free-spirited and eclectic wine bars beckoned. I had been collecting addresses from winemakers I had visited and was eager to check out the new crop of bars <i>à vin</i> and look in on a couple of old favorites.<p>Wine bars …

Six Undiscovered Things to Try in Croatia

Croatia has been one of the most remarkable and surprising up and coming travel destinations in recent years, and with a long stretch of coastline …

European Travel

Tourists make time for a Philadelphia museum where felons did theirs

I was halfway down Block 1 at Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, peering into a cell for a thief imprisoned in 1829, when I realized the place resembled a Carthusian monastery.<p>Members of Catholicism’s most austere order, Carthusian monks live, eat, work and sleep alone in “cells,” coming …

Bed Bug Registry—Check Apartments and Hotels Across North America

The Bed Bug Registry is a free, public database of user-submitted bed bug reports from across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2006, the site …

Bed bugs

All the fun of the fair: Paris’s best retro attractions

With its bicycle-powered merry-go-round, carved carousels and music hall memorabilia, the Musée des Arts Forains in Paris is particularly enchanting at Christmas – and is one of a host of old-fashioned attractions for the festive season<p>For more than two centuries, the Paris neighbourhood of Bercy …

Is Bordeaux Making a Major Comeback?

All photos by Sue Gough Henly<p>The stunning view from Saint Emilion<p>This part of France is finally shedding its stuffy reputation<p>Bordeaux may be the …

Naples: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

Southern Italy’s biggest city has scrubbed up beautifully – without losing its anarchic charm – and is now a great choice for a winter city break<br>• <b>Readers’ tips: where to go in Naples</b><p>As fascinating as it is contradictory, ravishingly beautiful yet dilapidated and chaotic, Naples makes a brilliant …

Travel

The best of Naples: readers’ travel tips

Pizza and archaeology figure strongly for readers who’ve visited the southern Italian city, but so do Vespa tours, literary spots, football and a cult of the dead<p>There are different ways of expressing personal spiritual beliefs. In Naples there’s football. On Sundays Neapolitan streets fall silent …