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Best Places to Visit in Croatia

With pristine beaches, jewel-like lakes, ancient ruins, and more than 1,000 idyllic islands, Croatia is one of Europe's hottest tourist spots. Add to that some Michelin-starred restaurants, underwater wineries, and Westeros-worthy vistas, and you have yourself an undeniable bucket-list destination. …

European Travel

‘My favourite place in New Orleans’ – a top 10 guide by locals

Nola becomes more accessible to Brits today with the start of the first direct flight from Europe – with British Airways from London – in 30 years. Here 10 locals reveal the places that occupy a special place in their heart<p>One of my favourite drinking spots in New Orleans has got to be <b>Lakeview</b> …

9 Underwater Hotel Rooms with the Most Spectacular Views of the Ocean

Scattered around the globe, several hotels are offering unique accommodations that literally let you sleep with the fishes. Whether you’ve been humming <i>Under the Sea</i> or you count Jules Verne’s <i>Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea</i> as a favorite novel, these underwater hotels are the perfect …

Key Largo

Wellington day trips: wine, coastal views and James Cameron’s veggies

Visitors to New Zealand’s capital are a step away from hiking the Te Araroa trail, sampling Wairarapa wines or visiting the film director’s organic grocery store<p>Wellington is well-known for its shopping, museums and art galleries but, after getting your fill of them, hop on a train and take a day …

All aboard! 7 unique rail journeys you’ll want to book now

Experience the romance of rail travel in some of the most stunning locations on the planet<p>1. Travel the Trans-Siberian in style<p>Forget trying to …

21 incredible restaurants everyone should eat at in France

So it's only natural that the country has long been a gastronomic powerhouse. France is home to five restaurants topping the World's 50 Best Restaurants list and a whopping 609 Michelin-starred restaurants.<p>We decided to see what other culinary delights France has to offer by putting together our …

China's most terrifying tourist attractions, from the world's tallest glass bridge to a 1,000ft high cliff swing

There are plenty of strange sights to keep you entertained in China – Dongyang’s spring delicacy of boiled eggs soaked in the urine of young boys (or …

Top 10 most scenic drives in Canada

There’s nothing more Canadian that hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a decent map just in case the sat nav packs up. To …

21 beautiful beachfront hotels around the world | CNN Travel

(CNN) — From Australia to the Caribbean, there's no shortage of beautiful beachfront hotels around the world from which to choose. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>Whether you're after a glitzy, all-inclusive resort or a low-key island hideaway, we've picked 21 of the world's …

Santa Barbara

Five European city tours with a difference

From a hair-raising rooftop walk of Stockholm to a drag queen-led stroll through Hamburg and sniffing your way around Vienna<p>“Are you scared of heights?” my guide Veerle, a Belgian transplant who has been running tours in Stockholm since 2007, asks as she double-checks my safety harness. I meet her …

Fantastic Gifts for Your Thanksgiving Host

These gifts will make your hosts happy they invited you.<p>There are only two rules when it comes to selecting a host gift for the person who has been …

Thanksgiving

Where to Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Let the stars guide you to your next vacation.<p>Picking a vacation destination can be as simple as throwing a dart at a map of the globe or jumping on …

Travel

Glaciers, Caves and Volcanoes: US National Parks You Need to Explore

The US is home to some of the best and most well-known national parks in the world. You know what I'm talking about: the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, the …

National Parks

Things You Should Know Before Visiting Sicily: The Largest Island in The Mediterranean

Sicily is the southernmost region of Italy but it is undoubtedly a destination not to be missed in your Italian holiday.

Adventures by Rail: The Most Scenic Train Vacations in North America

Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been tracks on the ground. Millionaires Jay Gould and …

Trains

20 of America's Best Small Towns for Valentine's Day Getaways

It's time to start planning!<p>Romance is everywhere if you you know where to look for it: Nebraska has towns called Cupid and Valentine. Illinois has Fidelity and Louisiana has Eros. There are towns called Darling in Mississippi, Lovely in Kentucky, Venus in Florida, and both Colorado and Idaho boast …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

The 25 most popular tourist sites in the US

But according to Swarm, Foursquare's check-in app, Americans have much more eclectic taste when exploring their backyard.<p>Using Swarm check-in data from August 1, 2015, to July 31, we determined the 25 most visited monuments and landmarks in the US.<p>From the world's largest thermometer to mere …

Happy National Rum Day: the best London bars in which to drink it

Whether your're a connoisseur of rum or simply want to get more acquainted with Jack Sparrow's favourite drink, there are many places in London to try out popular rum-based cocktails or have a go at sipping the spirit neat.<p>To celebrate National Rum Day, we've rounded up our favourite spots in the …

The 10 Most Beautiful Lakes You Can Visit In Scotland

Scotland is the northernmost country in the British Isles, and the glacier-carved landscape is utterly stunning.There can be no doubt that Scotland …

Isle Of Skye Road Trip: Scotland’s Land Of Fairies

Isle of Skye Road TripIsle of Skye, ScotlandThe Isle of Skye’s dramatic landscapes are some of the most scenic in Scotland. The best way to …

Hotel Design: Get Inside the New Ritz Paris

15 Movies All Entrepreneurs Love

Regardless if you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or thinking about throwing in the white towel in regards to your 9-to-5 job, one of the best sources of …

Entrepreneurship

The One Thing You Should Check Before You Use a Hotel Safe

Some hotel safes are actually not that safe.<p>Travelers have been told time and time again to put their valuables in the room's safe in order to keep them, well, safe. But your passport, computer, and jewelry might not be as secure as you thought. That's because some hotels don't change the default …

The Best Places to Watch Football and Other Sports in Las Vegas

Forget watching the football game or others sports in your room or at the hotel bar—you’re in Vegas, and want to find where all the party action is! …

Man Caves

The World’s Most Expensive Train Journeys

In a relaxation showdown amongst trains, planes, and automobiles, trains win as the most laidback <i>style of travel</i>, allowing you to sit back, relax, …

Trains

The Best New Year’s Eve Parties in America

It’s the biggest (and often most expensive) party night of the year. Make sure you get your money’s worth.<p>We’ve pulled together a list of our …

Travel

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

The ultimate holiday reading guide: 178 books to make you a wiser traveller

What should you be reading this summer? Here are a few of our suggestions, listed under some of the destinations most popular with British travellers. The rough criteria were that the books mentioned should be evocative of place, or illuminating of culture or have caused a bit of a stir locally or …

10 holidays that will make you a better photographer

As noon approached and we jiggled across the grasslands back to camp, we crossed paths with a fleet of Jeeps lined-up in military fashion. Bursting from their rooftops were travellers all fixated on a hyena some way off. And it struck me how special it was, just the four of us, having those early, …