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The 6 Destinations You Absolutely Need to Visit This Spring

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Simon Turkas (edited)</i><p>Winter's well and dandy, but by the time March rolls around, pretty much everyone's fed up with the whole "bitter cold and bubble jackets" thing. Now that spring's near, rather than just watching leaves come back, which is nature's equivalent of …

South America

The world’s most expensive cities for business travel

Want to save money on business travel? Keep away from Venezuela...<p>Companies sending employees on work trips to London should be prepared to spend hundreds of pounds per person each day, as the UK capital is one of the world’s costliest cities for <b>business travel</b>.<p>With an average daily spend of £340 …

San Francisco

#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

Flight Attendants Name the Best Foods on 9 Major Airlines

Airline food has always gotten a bad rap, but when it comes to eating in mid-air, flight attendants know what's up (AM I RIGHT?).<p>You trust them with …

Food

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

Beaches
Costa Rica

18 Luxurious Things We Can Now Afford To Do In Europe

Since that the exchange rate is so low, nothing is stopping us from eating truffles and buying that bag.<p>Italy:<p><b>1)</b> Charter a boat to spend the day sailing between towns on the Italian Riviera—and stop to do some shopping in Portofino.<p><b>2)</b> Get truffles shaved on <i>every food item</i> we order in Italy.<p><b>3)</b> Take …

Italian Riviera

The Best Way To Spend 8 Hours In Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most vibrant cities, alluring many visitors from both near and far. There’s no doubt that the city’s unique fusion of modern technology and architecture, that’s grounded in a medieval heritage, and blended by all the periods in between, factors into its allure. And so …

Barcelona

Seven Perfect Days in Belize

I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is surprisingly easy to navigate. Local residents are …

4 of the Remotest Vacation Spots on the Planet

<i>By Adam Lapetina</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Chris Zielecki</i><p>Remember when you vacationed in Cape Cod and ran into Bob from accounting? And then, next year, when you vacationed in Myrtle Beach and ran into him again? Well, you might have a more serious problem, but you also might want to try going somewhere a …

Gulf Stream

31 Beech Tree Forests To See Before You Die

Go live in the woods? Beech I might.

National Geographic Travel

Great Family Trips: Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

The family vacation, like the concept of family itself, has evolved. Kids are traveling with grandma or a single parent or an indulgent uncle (or all three). However you define your kin, this Yucatán itinerary is all relative.<p><b>> Why Go: </b><p>Let the high schoolers channel Indiana Jones in Mexico’s Maya …

11 of the Most Stunning Aerial Safaris in Africa

<b>Take a helicopter, hot air balloon or scenic flight over Africa's desert, plains and thundering falls for unforgettable views of the iconic destinations.</b><p><b>BOTSWANA</b><p><b>1. A Scenic Helicopter Ride over the Okavango Delta</b><p>Believed to be the world's largest inland delta, this region is flooded by the Okavango …

Wildlife

Newark Airport's $120-million renovation will amaze your eyes — and your taste buds

Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. Which means flyers going in and out of the New York metro area can spend hours in Newark's three terminals. Unfortunately for them, Newark hasn't been known for its wide selection of eateries and watering holes.<p>A …

United Airlines

Inside Washington, D.C.‘s Red-Hot Dining Scene

The nation’s capital has become a culinary hot spot in recent years, with top chefs from around the world making their marks on the city. As a …

The 8 Best Food Cities in the World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Travelers love to eat--that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world. This year's results contain some old favorites (Paris, Rome) as well as a few surprises. Read on …

Italy