Pamela Phillips

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Incredible Private Pools at 7 Worldwide Hotels

While an infinity-edge pool that glints under the sun is fabulous, nothing beats a private pool you need not share with other hotel guests. At …

Venice’s Ban on Cruise Ships: What it Means for You

When travelers think of an Adriatic cruise, scenes of Venice, Italy—its canals, bridges, piazzas, vaporetti, stunning architecture, and gelato …

Celebrity Cruises Improves Loyalty Program

If you’re a frequent traveler, you’ve probably grumbled about the recent devaluation of many loyalty rewards programs. While some airlines are taking …

Oceania Cruises to Offer Summer World Cruise in 2015

If you’ve been researching world cruises, you’ve realized by now that they generally embark in January. Oceania Cruises has turned the concept of …

Cruise Ship Drink Packages: Are They Worth It?

Whether you’re new to cruising or readying to book a repeat voyage, you’re probably contemplating whether or not to tack on an onboard beverage …

How to Get the Best Deal on a Cruise

Growing up in the ’70s, I only knew one person who’d ever gone on a cruise: my grandmother. I vividly remember the excitement we all felt on her …

Wave Season 2014 is Here

Cruisers rejoice: "Wave Season" is back! It’s the time of year when cruise lines offer special discounts and incentives for you to book a cruise—not …

Luxury Travel

The horror, the horror: frightful travel destinations from scary movies

Do you love scary movies? Ever experience a subtle yearning to summon <i>Tubular Bells</i> from the iPod as you descend the steps down which Father Damien Karras somersaults to his doom at the end of <i>The Exorcist</i>? Well, you’ll find them linking Prospect and M Street in Georgetown, one of Washington’s more …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …

Hot Springs

42 Places You'd Rather Be Right Now

Summer has officially started, but here you are, back at work after an amazing three-day weekend. If the thought of meetings, deadlines, and any sort of responsibility whatsoever is bringing you down this morning, let these exotic locales inspire a little daydreaming about warmer climes, sandy …

Top 10 Hideaways & Inns

Travel<p>Top 10 Hideaways & Inns from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Auberge du Soleil<br>Rutherford, California <br>www.aubergedusoleil.com</b> <br>Napa Valley's magical wine country is the backdrop for this elegant hotel, opened in 1985. The accommodations feature …

7 Incredible Grand Tours You Can Actually Afford

Sometimes a one-week vacation just isn't enough. From a safari journey around Africa to an extensive cross-country tour of the U.S., we've rounded up …

Europe's Best Small Ports

10 Ways to Visit Stockholm on a Budget

One of my favorite places in the world is Stockholm (I even attempted to live there last year). I love the city’s historical beauty, the natural …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p>Typically, when ancient archaeological sites get some form of development, it’s a benefit.<p>With development comes better controlled access …

8 Amazing All-Inclusive Caribbean Resorts

How does an all-inclusive resort for under $100 a night sound? Now, imagine eight of them along Mexico’s Riviera Maya, where infinity pools and …

Sights to make you feel small

Think you’re special? Think again. These sights – towering mountains, vast deserts, endless skies – will put you back in your place.<p>Mass Games, Pyongyang, North Korea<p>Scary and spectacular in equal measure, North Korea’s Mass Games personify the country’s totalitarian politics – and serve as a …

top 10 regions

Need inspiration for your travels in 2014? These 10 regions have captivated our travel experts with their natural beauty and cultural riches.<p>1. Sikkim, India<p><b>Green is the colour</b><p>A bird's-eye view over Yumthang Valley in Sikkim, India. Image by Image Source / Getty Images.<p>Picking up national accolades …

top 10 cities

After feverish debate, the results are finally in. Discover our travel experts' final cut of the most essential travel experiences and destinations on our Best in Travel page. And our top 10 cities - from reinvented classics to destinations on the rise - are sure to inspire your travels in …

Cape Town

top 10 countries

These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable destinations.<p>1. Brazil<p><b>All eyes on the pitch for 2014’s World Cup</b><p>A game of beach football …

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Put these 10 countries on your travel list for 2014

SOME OF THE PLACES below make the list because they’re hosting mega-events in 2014; others are included simply because they’re awesome and I’m dying …

A Smart Traveler's Advice on Social Media

<b>Matt Long's</b> approach to travel is a little unusual. On his blog, LandLopers.com, he writes about the most comfortable way to get there, and not necessarily the cheapest. "I call it <i>luxury</i> adventure travel," he says. "It's amazing experiences coupled with comfortable surroundings." Long is also like …

Our favourite images of the week

From an arts festival on the shores of Sydney to a wild safari in the heart of Africa, extraordinary images from across the globe.

Travelers

Literary City: Sjón’s Reykjavik

Welcome to the most literary country in the world: Iceland. Its current international star Sjón shares his favourite haunts, why he doesn’t believe …

Your New Zealand Photos