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The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

11 of the best jazz clubs in the world

As an art form born in African-American communities of the 19th century and expanded in the urban melting pots of the 20th, jazz is the soundtrack of the concrete jungle.<p>Which makes the jazz club an essential element in any modern city's ecosystem. Here are some of the best examples.

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The Hidden Adult-Friendly Slides of San Francisco

Beware of the disenchanted neighbors.<p>San Francisco is a mecca for adult foolery, whether it be huge, public Twister matches, flash-mob water-balloon fights, grown-up hopscotch, or human-against-zombie Nerf wars.<p>So it makes sense that, ensconced in out-of-the-way vales, the city has a handful of …

10 of the best hiking trails in the US

All you need is a pair of sturdy, comfortable shoes and a spirit of discovery.<p>And it's an activity that can be enjoyed nearly year-round, by young and old.<p>Here are 10 of the best day hikes in the country that don't require an Olympian level of fitness, but will still reward you with incomparable …

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The Best Restaurant Desserts in 2015

<i>Photo: Peter Frank Edwards</i><p>By Bon Appétit<p>While searching for the nation's Best New Restaurants, we stumbled upon a few standout dishes worthy of their own awards. In the weeks leading up to the release of the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants of 2015 (hold onto your hats until August 18), we'll be sharing …

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America's Best Cities for Beer (PHOTOS)

How do you tell a beer tourist from a wine tourist? One of them is much more likely to look out the windows of a tasting room.<p>"Wineries are as much about the beauty of the landscape as the wine," suggests Sairey Gernes, a beer-tasting enthusiast who's also the founder of Minneapolis-based underwear …

This Caribbean Resort Just Expanded Its Sexy Spa

Calling all sybarites: Jamaica's legendary Rockhouse, a casual cool resort strung along the rocky cliffs of Negril, has just debuted a new standalone …

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The Essential San Francisco Pizza Restaurants

The 27 best places to satisfy your daily cravings<p>New York City may get all the pizza credit, but many San Franciscans are putting up a mean fight. Pie options here run the gamut from certified pizza Napoletana to saucy deep-dish numbers to thin-crust specialties. Options have especially increased …

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17 Memoirs By Women You Should Add To Your Reading List

Looking for some end-of-summer reading? We have some women's stories to suggest -- 17 of them, in fact.<p>The remarkable women on this list of unputdownable memoirs have shared the most personal and painful parts of their lives through their writing. They have suffered from mental illness, escaped …

The Ten Best Burgers in NYC, 2015 Edition

We may no longer be in the era of gastropubs and comfort-food joints, but New York City restaurateurs still excel at putting out hamburgers. Some of …

The 15 best hiking trails in the world

Looking for a fun, adventurous, and affordable summer vacation? Go take a hike -- literally!<p>Hiking is good way to see waterfalls, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows without spending a lot of money. And a hike isn't just something to do on a summer afternoon. There are many trails that are best …

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San Francisco Hidden Gems from 8 Locals in the Know

Among the thousands of noteworthy destinations in San Francisco, there are a few that the local cognoscenti frequent. Eight San …

Episode 12: Modern Travel Etiquette, Boozin' in Tokyo

Episode 12 of the Bon Appétit Foodcast is all about travel: what to do, what not to do, and what to drink.<p>Can you wear sweatpants on a plane? And is it okay to bring a burger for when you get hungry mid-air? Host and editor-in-chief <b>Adam Rapoport</b> discusses such travel etiquette qualms on the 12th …

The Best Wedding Blogs You Might Have Missed This Week: May 27, 2015

<i>You'd never plan your wedding at work (cough, cough) — but your lunch break is a whole other story! For your #WeddingWednesday lunchtime, we rounded up gorgeous real weddings, pretty style details, and helpful tips from across the web. Our favorite recent wedding blogs feature totally beautiful</i> …

The 10 Best Burgers in America

<i>By Abbey Chase</i><p>From In-N-Out and White Castle to menus from Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Daniel Boulud, no food spans the gap between high-end and budget dining like the classic American burger. Yet while there are many great burgers in bars and restaurants across the country, there's nothing quite …

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The 10 best BBQ joints in America

BBQ done right can be hard to find, though.<p>Luckily TripAdvisor did the work for you by comparing millions of user reviews to find the 1o best BBQ joints across the US.<p>From Austin, Texas, to Cockeysville, Maryland, here are the best places for brisket, corn bread, beans, and any other of your …

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Glam Los Angeles Wedding at the Ace Hotel

When Sunny joined a friend in a Brooklyn park for the afternoon, she wasn't expecting to meet her future husband. "Meeting Ryan was absolutely random," she says. A year later, the pair started dating, and in November of 2012, Ryan took Sunny to Morocco for her birthday. One evening at dusk, the …

An Insider’s Guide to Reykjavik, Iceland

The best places to eat, drink, shop, and stay in Iceland’s pint-size capital, with expert advice from fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir, yogurt baron Siggi Hilmarsson, chef Hrefna Rósa Jóhannsdóttir Sætran and artist Olafur Eliasson<p>THE ADAGE “good things come in small packages” certainly …

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Foodie Travel Gems Outside Washington DC

The Piedmont region of Virginia has earned a reputation as a serene escape, especially for those living in the hectic Washington, D.C. corridor. The area springs alive with an abundance of horse farms and wineries less than an hour outside of the city. Amid all this pastoral beauty lie some hidden …

The 7 best outdoors apps for your iPhone

The great outdoors offer a lot of opportunities for adventures, from camping and backpacking to rock climbing and hunting. Whatever your pleasure, …

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Vamo Algorithmically Books You The Cheapest Multi-Stop Vacation

Want to visit London, Paris, and Berlin, then blow off steam in Amsterdam? Expect a logistical nightmare trying to find the optimal route with the cheapest fights, trains, and hotels. Unless you use Vamo, a new multi-stop travel booking service from long-time Facebook engineer Ari Steinberg that …

One Guy Figured Out How To Plan The Best Road Trip Ever

Don't know where to go on your next family road trip? Let your computer decide for you! At least that's what two people did when they decided to plan the a road trip to see the entire United States.<p>Discovery News Reporter Tracy Staedter got in touch with Randy Olson, a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan …

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20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

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18 Hottest Restaurants in Austin, June 2018

Tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater Austin always want to know: Where should I eat right now? What are the buzziest new restaurants? What haven't I heard of yet? What's everyone talking about?<p>To answer those questions, behold the 84th edition of the <b>Eater Austin Heatmap</b>, updated monthly …

How to Plan the Perfect Wedding Weekend

Many weddings these days are weekend-long celebrations, with family members and friends traveling from all over the country, and the world, to attend. This means you need to consider a great many more details to make sure that guests are happy and comfortable. Here are some tips and creative ideas …

How Hotels are Capitalizing on What Business Travelers Value Most

<i>PortoBay Hotels & Resorts / Flickr</i><p>Hotels have long catered to business travelers, and for good reason. According to a U.S. Travel Association report, direct spending by domestic and international business travelers in the U.S. totaled $266.5 billion in 2013, representing almost a third of all money …

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