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Best Places to Travel in December

1 of 13<p>Winter Travel<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Frankfurt, Germany<p>3 of 13<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Kochi, India<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Las Vegas, …

Walking in Scotland

If you're on foot, you really get up close to the the charms of the Scottish countryside. On the West Highland Way, walkers and hikers have the best …

Walking

Beyond the Shops: A Guide to Avenida da Liberdade, Lisbon’s Chicest Street

When Avenida da Liberdade was built in the 19th century, Lisbon’s urban planners wanted it to mimic Paris’s iconic boulevards. So they created a thoroughfare in the middle of the Portuguese capital featuring wide, leafy streets with cobblestone promenades paved with stunning Portuguese-style …

Great restaurants in Lisbon: readers’ tips

Lisbon is teeming with fresh (and cheap) seafood, tapas and exotic dishes from Portugal’s colonial past. But it’s not just the food – our readers are wowed by the ambience and views, too • Enter our readers’ tips competition<p>Winning tip: <b>Restaurante O Tachadas</b>, Santos<p>Finding the Museum of Puppetry …

European Travel

Rhossili Bay in Wales is named the best beach in Europe

The UK is known for many things but pristine, world-class beaches isn’t usually one of them – until now.<p>A beach in Wales has been crowned the best in …

Beaches

The Only European Travel Checklist You Need to Consult Before Takeoff

Going abroad is consistently on our list of favorite things to do, but there’s always an element of the unknown when you travel outside of the …

U.S. Dept. of State

21 things I wish I had known about travel when I was 25

I LEFT THE United States and started traveling full-time when I was 25. Here’s what I wish had known about traveling when I resigned, left my East …

Winners announced for best hotels of 2017

As we reach the heart of summer vacation season, 10Best set out to find the nation's top hotels, hotel brands and amenities from coast to coast. We …

Hospitality

Norway Travel: Top 9 Norwegian Fjords in Unforgettable Photos

When you think of some of the Earth’s most beautiful landscapes; the Norwegian Fjords offer vistas of unparalled beauty. Through majestic blue, …

11 Reasons Why You Have To Go To Campeche: Mexico’s Rainbow City!

Campeche – a stunning colonial UNESCO World Heritage site in Mexico’s Yucutan Peninsula – is like something straight out of a fairy tale, complete …

Travellers Guide to Visiting Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve: Mexico Off The Beaten Track

Currently off almost every tourist’s radar in Mexico is the Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Biosphere Reserve, one of my favourite places to see the real Mexico …

5 of the Best Beaches to Camp in the USA

Beaches and camping go hand-in-hand, especially in the summertime. Enjoy a night under the stars and days filled with sun, sand, and surf.<p>Camping is one of America's favorite pastimes. So is sunbathing along gorgeous coastlines. Combine the two and what do you get? An amazing time. Here are our …

Hiking

Want to Sell Stock Photos? Here’s a Comparison of Major Services

Up until just recently I always scoffed at selling my work as stock photography. Let’s call it youthful arrogance. I always felt my work was worth …

South Korean coffee artist recreates Munch's The Scream in cream – in pictures

Barista Lee Kang-bin is taking coffee art to the next level, recreating miniatures of famous paintings, including Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, on foamy cups of java at his central Seoul cafe

Art

The Luxury Resort the Obamas Stayed at During Their Bali Getaway

While the world loved having the Obamas in office, it's become a non-disputed fact that post-White House Obamas are the best Obamas. Since Barack …

Luxury Lifestyle

10 best places in the world to go travelling on your own

Solo trips have so much to offer…<p>Some people may be daunted by the prospect of travelling solo - it means setting off into the unknown with only …

Ho Chi Minh City

Israel: The Hottest New Destination for Asian Travelers

This month, Israel welcomes an important guest from the East — Narendra Modi, who will become the first Indian prime minister to make an official …

Tel Aviv

Norwegian Is Adding Flights From London To Austin & Chicago

A few weeks ago I wrote about how it seems Norwegian is announcing new long-haul routes every few weeks. That was no exaggeration. Singapore, Buenos …

Long Haul

The Papal Area of La Sagrada Familia

More Hasselblad Stuff<p>Here’s yet another one (did you miss the new Hasselblad X1D Review?) from the new camera. Like the shot yesterday, this is a …

Barcelona

The Best Spots To Take Photographs of Budapest

Budapest is one of my favorite cities in Europe to photograph. The variety of architectural styles from Roman to Turkish in unmistakable and unique. …

European Travel

Where to Stay in America's National Parks

Visiting America’s most popular National Parks is not a spur-of-the-moment business. For the rooms with the best views in peak season, you might need to book a whole year in advance. The same goes for dining. If you want a dinner reservation with an uninterrupted view of, say, the Grand Canyon, …

National Parks

14 of the quirkiest European Airbnbs you can actually stay in

A plane. A PLANE.<p>If you're in the market for an alternative holiday destination or something a bit out of the ordinary, Airbnb have rounded up 14 super quirky and unique places you can rent right now in Europe. And from a boat to an actual plane, it's safe to say your travelling pics will …

What you need to know before you walk the Camino de Santiago

<b>Before the movie The Way made it famous, no one really knew about El Camino de Santiago, otherwise known as The Way of Saint James.</b><p>If you are still …

Hiking

Oregon may limit visitor numbers at popular outdoor sites to protect environment

Oregon is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream – the Pacific Northwest state is home to snow-capped mountains, thick evergreen forests, and sandy beaches. Now, in order to protect some of the state’s popular outdoor recreation areas, the US Forest Service is mulling changes that would limit visitor …

Forests

Staycation Idea: America's Hottest Natural Hot Springs

Who says you need to fly abroad to have a relaxing vacation! The US has a lot of natural hot springs that you can enjoy, and that is only a car ride …

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City? Insiders share tips

<b>(CNN) —</b> Visiting Vietnam's fastest-developing rising star proves that life doesn't have to be dull, ever. In recent years, Vietnam has become a pulsating, spirited destination . The nation's largest city, Ho Chi Minh City (population estimated at 9 million including surrounding areas) may be the …

Vietnam

Explore Easter Island's Lesser Known Natural Wonders

From extinct volcanoes to idyllic islets, discover four stunning landscapes across the Chilean territory.<p>Although Easter Island is known for its mysterious <i>moai</i> statues, the remote Polynesian island has much more to explore. About 42 percent of this island is Rapa Nui National Park, a World Heritage …

How to interact with strangers to get the most out of your street photography

Street photography doesn’t only require photographic skills and capturing the right moment. It also involves interaction with the strangers, which …

Street Photography

Travel back in time: 10 Oldest Cities in the World

The thing about ancient cities is that they have a rare quality to them. Today, people don’t take the time to appreciate the value of something old, …