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Eco RVs: Homegrown Trailers builds sustainable, handcrafted travel trailers

<b>This is not your grandpa's Airstream. It's more like your cool hipster cousin's mobile tiny house, with a sustainable twist.</b><p>Camping doesn't always …

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Where to ski in Switzerland: 5 great winter resorts beyond the big-hitters

Verbier, Zermatt, St Moritz, Davos-Klosters – these alpine resorts are synonymous with skiing in Switzerland. And for good reason – they offer some of the most varied terrain, a range of accommodation options and the best après ski and fine dining scenes in the Swiss Alps.<p>These resorts are also …

24 hours in Montréal

Montréal is one of those cities that defies expectation. A lush mix of North American swagger and Euro-cool, the city presents a cutting-edge culture that outshines its Canadian brethren. Though a day is nowhere near enough, here are our suggestions to see some of the best of Montréal in a …

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel …

Les stations de ski françaises les plus abordables

Le plus grand site de voyages au monde, TripAdvisor, dévoile une étude comparative basée sur le prix de 20 stations de ski en France et nous révèle …

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The 10 Sexiest Neighborhoods in America

<i>By Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Jeremy</i><p>We already told you about the sexiest neighborhoods in the world. And while strolling the beaches of Ipanema sounds just dandy this time of year, the cost of a plane ticket to Brazil -- or any of those other places -- does not. But hey, we're the melting pot of …

Top 10 Underground Cities

In cities large and small around the global, there's a whole other world lying beneath the streets. Shaped by history, weather and geography, these underground cities are fascinating foundations and reflections of life above. While many of these subterranean worlds have long since become obsolete, …

Telluride, Colorado and Dunton Hot Springs: High Altitudes and Haute Cuisine

We hate to admit this, but neither of us had ever been to Colorado...until last week. We just never thought of it as a destination for fine food, wine, and hotel experiences and let's just say, man, were we wrong. We had such a great time in Telluride and the surrounding areas--and we mean really …

Paris By Neighborhood

Louvre museum (Photo Credit: Flickr/Problemkind)<p>If you want your kids to understand the layout of the French capital, try this visualisation exercise: Start at the center with the first district and imagine a snail as you go around -- it's not easy but it does make some sort of sense! Paris' …

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 …

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Off the beaten piste: 7 far-flung European ski resorts

Yes, Chamonix, Verbier and St Anton will give you varied terrain, cracking après-ski and classic Alpine vistas. But there comes a time in every skier’s life when it all begins to feel a little homogenous. These seven European and Scandinavian resorts do things a little differently. Some are wildly …

Limousin, France, Where Food, Wine, and Hospitality Are Taken Very Seriously

In rural France, businesses and shops close for two hours at lunchtime. It's not possible to have lunch in a restaurant in much less time than that anyway, so you don't really mind that there's nothing else to do at lunchtime but to eat lunch.<p>Shops close again by 6 in the evening, and nothing is …

9 of the world's best photography vacations | CNN Travel

See More This Winter: Travel to Europe & $ave!

Source: <i>©Tourismus Salzburg GmbH</i><p>The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.<p>To give …

The Best East Coast Resort You'll Ever Visit

We won’t sugarcoat it: Twin Farms resort in Barnard, Vermont is expensive—as in empty-your-bank-account-because-you-only-live-once expensive. But travel is for dreamers, right? And Twin Farms, set on an idyllic 300-acre plot in the rolling Green Mountains, is pretty damn dreamy.<p>(Courtesy of Twin …

Exploring the quiet side of California Wine Country

Blooming orchards under azure skies, vivid mustard flowers beneath budding vines, and rocky hillsides wrapped in fingers of fog – it’s no wonder California’s Wine Country receives millions of annual visitors. With its mild Mediterranean climate and mineral-rich soil, Napa and Sonoma Valleys seem …

Road Trip: Back Roads of Provence, France

Discover the arts, foods, crafts, and vistas that make this one of Europe's most inspiring regions.<p>If you drive slowly through the village of L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue on a weekday afternoon, things are so quiet you may hear the Provençal version of the proverbial pin drop: the cork popping off a wine …

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How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

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Copenhagen: the happy capital

Copenhagen is the happiest city in the world, but why? Is it the parks, the city beaches, safe cycling or award-winning food? Locals tell us where visitors can tap into the city's happy vibe<p>For the past 40 years, Denmark has regularly topped international happiness surveys, most recently in October …

10 Reasons Travel Agents Are Better Than the Internet

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>While you might put travel agent right up there with VCR repair man and video store clerk on the list of jobs that have gone the way of the Yellow Pages, there's a reason you still see them wedged into strip malls between your dry cleaner and the new VaporZone. …

Nothing Compares to Barcelona in the Summer

As that famous song by Rufus Wainwright says: Nothing really does compare to Barcelona. You have to be there to experience all the beauty of the architecture, not only the magnificent works of Gaudí, but also streets like Passeig de Gracia. You can get lost inside the little streets of the Gothic …

Most Awe-Inspiring Adventures in Kauai

Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian Island chain and boasts some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Hollywood directors count on this pint-sized island to bring their stories to life. But what about your life story? If you are planning a trip to Kauai or living on the island, spectacular …

Perfect Paradise: Phuket

This December marks the tenth anniversary of the devastating tsunami that struck Southeast Asia. But <b>Phuket</b>, Thailand’s largest island, refuses to be defined by the tragedy. On a recent visit there, I discovered what makes this beach retreat so special and why, a decade after enduring one of the …

Italy's lesser-known regions

Perhaps you have already seen the art and archaeology in Rome, the lemons on the Amalfi Coast and the winking mosaics of Venice’s San Marco. Maybe you just don’t like crowds, or busy streets or tourist menus; or perhaps you just want to see a different side of Italy, one that’s more intimate and …

20 Reasons Why South Australia Is the Trip of a Lifetime

<b>1. An average beach in South Australia looks like this:</b><p><b>2. So imagine what the country's best beach -- also in South Australia -- looks like.</b><p>A team from Sydney University traveled to 10,000 Australian beaches (what a cool job!), evaluating them on the colors of the water, cleanliness and privacy, …