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Budapest – A Traveler’s Paradise

Budapest is a place where you can lose yourself in the past while still being in the present.<p>Located between two banks of the River Danube, the city …

European Travel

9 Scenic Viewpoints in Prague, Czech Republic

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How to Explore Barcelona Like a Foodie

Photo by Matt Duckor<p>Ordering conservas at Quimet y Quimet<p>If you love gin and tonics and jamón, then Barcelona is the city for you.<p>Dawn Perry and Matt …

Barcelona

There’s a Beach in Mexico Completely Hidden Inside a Cave

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p>It’s the patient traveler who knows that the treasures worth writing home about usually take a bit of work to …

Know Before You Go: Malta

Ancient history and island adventure merge seamlessly in Malta. Here are the details you need to plan a trip to this Mediterranean destination.<p>Steeped in history and set in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta’s three inhabited islands offer visitors the perfect mix of relaxation, discovery, …

European Travel

A Solo Traveler’s Guide on How to Meet People While Traveling

Traveling alone has its perks: You get to do what you want, when you want, discover new and honest things about the world and yourself, and enjoy an …

Social Media

15 Reasons Croatia Should Be Your Next Big Trip

Imagine sipping the country's best wine while staring at this breathtaking view.<p>Looking for a European destination that's a little more unexpected? Obsessed with food and wine? Love history? If you answered yes to any of these, you'll want to move Croatia to the top of your must-see list …

European Travel

The Cool Girl's Guide to Rome

The Eternal City has endless options. Here's how to navigate them.<p>Things I've learned: When in Rome, it can be difficult to restrict usage of the phrase "When in Rome," whether you're consuming a double scoop of gelato or purchasing a pair of custom, handmade leather sandals. But I'll try mightily …

Italy

Portugal is (still) the cheapest place for a summer holiday

Portugal has been named as the cheapest holiday destination in the world for Britons this year.<p>The country’s perennially popular southern coastal region, the Algarve, came top in the Post Office’s annual Holiday Costs Barometer, which takes into account the average price of eight essential …

Scene: Berlin’s Hot New Restaurants and Shops

The wave of new Berlin eateries and shops is such a feast for the eyes that it’s hard to determine which comes first: the design or the delicacies. …

Germany

8 Things to Know Before Your First African Safari

Ever since I was a little kid flipping through the pages of my Zoobooks, I knew that someday I wanted to travel to Africa and go on a safari. I …

National Parks

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and backpackers alike. They’ll take care …

McDonald's

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

National Parks

In Mexico City, A Technicolor Borough Serves Up Tasty Street Foods — On Water

Erica Abad glides down the ancient canals of Xochimilco, a borough of Mexico City, on her gondola-like boat.Her cousin, Efren Lopez, steers their boat — called a <i>chalupa —</i> by pushing against the canal floor with a long wooden pole, while Abad flips a sizzling quesadilla on a steel griddle fitted …

Mexico

My Mexico City Is Everyone’s Now

In the hourlong traffic jam from Mexico City International Airport, on a road clogged with cars, buses and trucks, I keep glancing out the window, looking for familiar signposts, streets, neighborhoods, name places, threads of childhood memories.<p>This is the city where I learned to read and write, …

Mexico

10 Downright Dreamy Trains to Take Before You Die

The most romantic — and civilized — way to travel.<p>If you've had enough of the indignities of air travel (and there are so very many) and long car …

Top 10 Things to Do in Mexico City

Follow the footsteps of the Aztecs, admire the brushstrokes of Frida Kahlo, and experience centuries-old traditions during Day of the Dead.<p>Built on the ruins of the ancient Aztec city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico City is one of the oldest and largest cities in the Americas. Colonial architecture, iconic …

7 Gorgeous Airbnbs in Kauai, Hawaii

And what to do when you get there.<p>You look like you need a tropical escape, preferably one that doesn't require a passport. Ideally, one without doe-eyed honeymooners. It's your lucky day. Kauai, Hawaii's oldest island, offers the ideal balance between adventure and relaxation, sans love-sick …

Hawaii

The women who’ve made blogging a profitable, full-time business

In 2016, the perfect springboard for a successful business starts with a killer blog or Instagram. These are the big ones who pulled it off.<p><i>This</i> …

A Fashion Girl's Guide to Shopping in Mexico City

Between the vibrant architecture and street art, locally-infused shopping, and an off-the-charts dining scene, Mexico City is having a major moment. And there’s no better time than now to take a memorable trip to the city of palaces. Here’s our fashion-focused guide on where to stay, shop, and eat …

Locals' guide to food, drink and hotels in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik

Nordic cool comes at too high a price? Not always. We ask local experts to share tips for budget fun in Scandinavia’s capitals • Readers’ tips: affordable Scandinavia<p>Copenhagen<p><b>At a glance</b> The revolution launched by the restaurant Noma over a decade ago forged a distinctly Nordic cuisine and, in the …

European Travel

This 'Glamping' Resort Has The Most Epic View In All Of Japan

If you've ever rolled your eyes at the concept of "glamping" (glamorous camping), prepare to eat your words.<p>HOSHINOYA Fuji, a glamping resort nestled in the forests of a national park in Japan, is exactly what camping should be. That is, if camping included gourmet picnics, "Glamping Masters" and …

Japan

California Road Trip Travel Guide: Malibu, Santa Barbara, & Big Sur - Great Ideas : People.com

Hi Great Ideas readers! I’m Andrea Lavinthal, PEOPLE’s Style and Beauty Director. Last year, my boyfriend and I took an incredible trip to Napa …

5 Affordable Vacations That Will Actually Help You Keep Your Resolutions

Every New Year’s Eve, a lot of us vow to spend more time with friends, fall in love, learn something new and travel — all while keeping our budgets. This year, rather than giving up your resolve by the end of the first week, join the eight percent of Americans who actually make it happen. Believe …

Asia Travel

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Costa Rica

Tips for Exploring Bologna in 24 Hours

Vibrant, rich and captivating, Bologna has long been regaled as one of Italy's best-kept secrets. Unlike popular Italian cities like Rome, Florence and Venice, Bologna's squares, politically-edgy locals, alluring arches, medieval architecture and mouthwatering restaurants aren't flooded with …

Italy

Italy Beyond the Bucket List

You’ve gondola-ed Venice, bicycled Tuscany, shopped Milan, art-walked Florence, and climbed the hills of Rome—that’s pretty much it for Italy, right?<p>Not by a long shot. Just look at the map. Italy’s a boot, not a shoe, and there are lots of treasures to be discovered down around the ankle and heel, …

The 5 Best Travel Hacks You've Never Heard Before

There are bunches of articles out there about travel hacking with a variety of focuses from saving money to saving space when you pack. While they are all incredibly helpful, I'm not looking to recreate the wheel. I will be the first to admit that, the older I get, the more concerned I become with …

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays (like Punta Caracol above) …

Paddleboarding

Seeing the Best of Stockholm, Turku, and Helsinki in a Week

Are you looking for recommendations for the ultimate Scandinavian road trip to visit Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen, and Turku? I've got you covered. If you want to start from Copenhagen and tour Southern Sweden, read my previous post and see my recommendations for where to stop before heading to …

European Travel