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Eight places that hate tourists the most

In the wake of Venice announcing it will no longer tolerate any new kebab shops or fast food outlets in order to “preserve decorum and traditions,” …

To Visit: Tokyo’s countryside to rest your weekend senses

We love retreats far from human traffic. We heart vacations left alone, to reminisce and recharge before you’re back to norm life. Tokyo has those …

Japan

Snowy Takayama & Shirakawa-go – The most affordable Pass to go in Japan!

Visiting Takayama and Shirakawa-go for some captivating snow views? Discover how we took rails from Nagoya to Takayama and Shirakawa-go, all with our …

Japan

Snow in Tokyo

Trying to find the way home through Center-gai in Shibuya during snow<p>We had snow in Tokyo tonight. Normally we get a bit of snow between January and …

Japan's silver age spenders mean gold for business

Business and government adapt to massive new population of retired people<p>At first sight, it resembles any other inner-city gym. Members clad in bright sportswear are working up a sweat at a string of exercise machines beneath neon lights as a blaring soundtrack plays the rousing anthem, "We will …

Japan

Across Japan with just a smartphone for money

The Telegraph puts hi-tech payments to the ultimate test.<p>Most of us don't leave the house without checking that we have our keys, wallet and phone. But soon our pockets may be a little lighter.<p>New technology will let us leave our wallets behind and pay for goods and services with our <b>mobile …

Japan
Japan

@teambenter at it again with this photo, heading through the Orange Torii whilst cycling in #Kyoto #Japan. These traditional Japanese gates are most commonly found at entrances and are usually the simplest way to identify nearby shrines. 👌🇯🇵#lp #travel

Is the banh mi the world’s best sandwich?

A product of Vietnam’s colonial past, the beloved concoction combines a crunchy French baguette with pork, pate and an ever-changing array of fresh vegetables.<p>The cab driver stopped on the bustling boulevard Pho Hue and pointed at a mishmash of incongruent four and five-story buildings across the …

Vietnam

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

ISIS justifies its taking of sex slaves

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.<p>"One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar -- the infidels -- and taking their …

Living in: The world’s friendliest cities

These five cities are among the most welcoming on Earth, thanks to hospitable locals who are quick to smile or help a stranger in need.<p>A warm smile on the street, a happy “hello” in a public park or the cheery sound of your name at the neighbourhood bar – it doesn’t take much to feel at home in a …

Asia Travel

What You Need to Know About Teens Flying Alone

Hotels often won’t accept solo teens. While airlines require an unaccompanied minor service for young fliers, if there’s a connection point on the itinerary, you may want to purchase it for your teenager as well.<p><i>Ombudsman has been a staple in the back pages of Traveler, answering readers’ travel</i> …

10 Ways to Make Everyone on Your Flight Hate You

Flying is a pretty high-stress situation: People are worried about missing their connection, taking time off work, being 30,000 feet in the air, all while sharing an increasingly small amount of legroom. But instead of trying to make the best of things while you’re sharing a flying metal tube with …

Here Are The Astounding Views From The Top Of New York City's Tallest Apartment Building

The luxury condo stands at 1,396 feet, slightly taller than One World Trade Center, which is 1,362 feet tall (not including its spire, which brings its official height to 1,776 feet). It contains 104 condos, including 10 floors of penthouses. One already sold for $95 million.<p>The views from the …

Skyscrapers

How to Use the Internet to Find the Best Airplane Seats

If you’ve ever traveled on a commercial jet, you probably know to avoid picking the middle seat in a row of three. If you purchase a last-minute …

Aviation

See the Best in Your Flipboard Home

Inside Flipboard / November 18, 2014<p>Some of us catch up on the news in the morning; others enjoy a funny video before bed. But no matter what time …

Photos: Exploring Florence, Italy From a Different Angle

Photographer Pari Dukovic captures the beauty of Florence landmarks like Michelangelo's <i>David,</i> Cappella dei Principi, and the Ponte Vecchio in such a way that makes you reconsider the popular destination—recently voted the world's no. 1 city by Condé Nast Traveler readers—through a new lens.

The Best Cities in Europe

<i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities in Europe in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. From long-time winners like London and Paris, to newcomers that include Lucerne in Switzerland and Norway's Bergen, the variety showcases the diverse nature …

Suckling pig with roasted pineapple at @fofobyelwilly by @chifanforcharityhk #chifanhk2014

Where to find real deal pat tai in Bangkok

Pat tai (also spelled phat Thai or pad Thai), arguably Thailand’s most famous culinary export, also tends to be its most commonly misinterpreted dish. Both abroad, and increasingly at home, pat tai is twisted into variants that have little to do with the original creation. Perhaps this is because …

How to Get Off the Airplane and Through Immigration in 12 Minutes

It's possible: to deplane quickly with your personal items (and sanity) intact. Here are six steps to getting off the plane—and through customs—in 12 minutes.<p>I have two great skills as a traveler: The first is my disciplined, even punitive, approach to packing. The second is my ability to get off …

The Longest Flights in the World

Though Singapore Air's 18-hour nonstop flight from Newark to Singapore was suspended last year, there are still plenty of ultra-long flights to choose from. Here are ten of the world's longest flights, all with a minimum flying time of 16 hours or distance of at least 8,000 miles. <i>Plus: Vote for</i> …

Stockholm’s stunning rooftop tour

The best way to get a sense of the Swedish capital’s island landscape isn’t from the sea. It’s from the air – 43m in the air, to be exact.

European Travel