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The world's best bars 2015

Each year, the World's 50 Best Bars awards celebrate the best drinking dens around the world. The results are determined from votes submitted by an academy of lauded bartenders and drinks industry experts from around the world. Here is their selection of the 25 best bars in the world in 2015

25: The


The raw bar revival: why the oyster is back

Few foods are as divisive as oysters. For some, the enigmatic bivalves are a silky snack of the gods. For others, they are slimy globs of sea rubbish that come with a high risk of making you ill. Their newly aristocratic reputation doesn’t help. Before they were made expensive by overfishing, they …

UK News

12 Secret Hideaway Islands in Europe

Whether you arrive by plane, ferry or a little taxi boat, there's something particularly romantic about marooning yourself on an island. Europe's most popular vacation islands - including Mallorca, Corfu and Ibiza - are well known, but there are hundreds of other smaller, less developed islands …


Drink like a local: 21 drinks to try around the world

We asked, you answered! Readers weighed in on iconic beverages to order at the bar. How many have you tried?

Read more: What should I drink in your country?


Top 5 Wild West Ranches in America

Get a taste of life on the open range at one of the top guest ranches in America. Found in mountain valleys, endless meadows and desolate deserts, these properties offer an authentic Wild West experience, complete with log cabins, cattle drives, guided horseback rides and cowboy-style cookouts. …


Ten of the world’s most intriguing wine regions

We’ve all experienced it on our travels – whether watching a sunset in Italy with a glass of chilled Prosecco or at a barbeque in Australia with a beefy Shiraz – when a local wine could not be more perfectly suited to the moment.

Lonely Planet’s new book Wine Trails plots a course through 52 of the …


Norway's fjords by kayak: Stunning Scandinavian landscape photographs


18 Game Changing New Tools For Entrepreneurs & Startup Founders

A while ago we started a new ListHunt series that finds the best new tools for startups and founders from the past week. The main driving force …


The World's Most Insanely Beautiful Coastlines

When we started this list, we had 50-odd coastlines to choose from across both hemispheres: palm-lined stretches of white-sand beaches, profoundly …

Giant's Causeway

USA’s top 10 natural wonders

The third biggest country on earth, the USA packs spectacular biodiversity within its borders. Between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, you’ll encounter hot desert playas and plateaus, skyscraping mountain ranges topped by glaciers, rolling grasslands where millions of bison once roamed, tropical …

Earth Science

From highway to high waves: five offbeat coastal road trips

California’s Big Sur and Australia’s Great Ocean Road may get all the headlines when it comes to coastal driving but they’re not the only places where you can lose yourself in spectacular scenery, glowing sunsets and glistening surf.

The following routes are equally impressive and also offer quirky …

European Travel

30 Places To See Before You're 30

Seeing the world is a surefire way to enrich your life and learn, and some destinations are best visited while in your twenties. Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set. These spots might be more physically challenging or …

Adventure Travel

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Coliseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.

We’ve all heard of the Coliseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Wonders of the World

12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Luxury for less can be hard to find, but it does exist.

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.

The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.

Keep scrolling to see where you can …


6 Booming Small Towns in Southeast Asia

Once upon a time, there were six small, quaint towns in Southeast Asia. As the latest half century turned, and regional conflicts began to slow, the …


The world's best car-free islands

Brazil Travel

5 Cheap European Destinations

If you're looking in the mirror and wondering when it's time you finally take the plunge and book your first trip overseas to Europe, then yes, "Mirror, mirror on the wall, you're the smartest of them all!"

2015 is definitely THE year to travel.

While the strength of the U.S. dollar increases, you're …

Travel Deals

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

Adventure Travel

25 Museums You Need to See in Your Lifetime


The 15 most expensive cities for tourists to visit

UBS just released its price and earnings report.

The report compares purchasing power in 71 cities around the world.

One part of the study looked at what one night costs in various cities across the globe.

In order to come up with these costs, UBS looked at an overnight stay in a first-class hotel for …


8 Incredible Reasons to Visit Laos

Few places in the world capture the beauty and simplicity of life quite like Laos. It was a highlight of our most recent trip to Asia, and should be …

Asia Travel

The 25 best museums in the world, according to travelers

TripAdvisor just released its list of the 25 best museums around the world.

The list is based on millions of TripAdvisor reviews from travelers.

From Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem to the Louvre in Paris, here are the world's best museums.


Top 10 things to do in Paris in spring

Paris is beautiful to explore any season. But spring is the time to soak up that special ‘April in Paris’ charm that Sinatra sung about so well: chestnut groves blossom, city parks burst into flower, plane trees sprout foliage over boulevards, and cafe terraces buzz with new-found energy as …

Top 10

Ultimate travel list

Is the list of places you’d like to visit becoming a little unwieldy? Ours was – which is why we’ve whittled them down from thousands to a definitive rundown of the planet’s most unforgettable sights.

Not only that, we’ve made the bold move of ranking them in order of brilliance, based on a highly …

Great Barrier Reef

America’s 10 Best Mountain Bike Towns

Moab, Utah

Photograph by Whit Richardson

It’s almost impossible to overhype Moab. Its red-rock landscape is truly like nowhere else on Earth, and the best way to appreciate it is by riding it. Famed trails like Porcupine Rim, Slickrock, and the Whole Enchilada steal the spotlight, but it’s the area’s …

Bicycle Touring

10 Beaches That Are Better In The Off Season

After Labor Day, people across the country pack up their towels, stash their unfinished beach reading, and stow their beach chairs for the winter ahead. But what they don't realize is that fall and winter are actually the best times of year to visit many beaches around the country. Smaller crowds, …


The 8 friendliest cities in the world

For the third year running, we've asked our readers to rate a city's "friendliness" in the Readers’ Choice Awards survey.

We found out which U.S. cities greet visitors with open arms; now read on for which international cities offer warm welcome.


Canada’s mysterious, fabled Sable Island

Misty and mystical, populated by 560 wild horses and a handful of hardy souls, Sable Island has long loomed large in the imagination of sailors and adventurers.

When I saw the thin ribbon of sand for the first time, I couldn’t quite believe my eyes. This far-flung and fabled island, for most, exists …

Canadian National Parks

Selling Products Online? How to Build a Perfect Checkout Page (Infographic)

Imagine going to Target, filling your cart with products, then ditching it by the door and walking out empty-handed. That’s what ecommerce shoppers do more often than not. Unfortunately for Internet merchants, most are Looky Lous who never actually buy what they put in their carts.

This year alone, …


10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.

You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches your curiosity, your desire for newness, your sense of adventure. You want to explore some place …

Adventure Travel