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The Best Way to Tour the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland Is by Boat

The newest small ship from Crystal River Cruises has rainfall showers, market-fresh cuisine, and even a swimming pool.<p>I touched down in in Amsterdam …

Swimming Pools

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Lisbon

Discover this lively European hotspot.<p>In recent years, Lisbon has emerged reenergized from a challenging recession, becoming a major attraction in …

London

Hotels<p>Claridge’s is known for its Mayfair address, peerless service, and 130-year-old afternoon tea service.<p>Mayfair<p>FH&R<p>Quiet luxury radiates from The …

England

10 Ideas to Steal from Desert Gardens

Desert landscapes look like the backdrops in old cartoons, endless loops showing a lone cactus silhouetted against the sky while Road Runner and Wile …

Most Romantic Bars in NYC

As resident New Yorkers, we like to think we’re savvy to our city’s bar scene. Whether you’re in search of something covert and seductive or low-key …

New York City

6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …

Italy

17 Essential Palm Springs Restaurants, Winter 2018

Palm Springs has become something of a media darling recently, as its mountain-flanked scenery and sparkling swimming pools have been splashed across the pages of publications near and far, all declaring the city to be new again, hot again, and making its triumphant return thanks to a fresh crop of …

An Eater’s Guide to Manhattan Date Spots

Picking the perfect venue for a date is tricky. There are countless factors to consider, like neighborhood, price, and the ever-elusive <i>vibe</i>. Basically, the location should be an extension of the impression a person would like to convey — and that’s a tall order. Since Manhattan is filled with …

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget

But you'll need help from a travel agent to get it.<p>There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate …

How to Travel Paris Like a Bartender

A New York City bartender, born and raised in Paris, takes you on a 5-day food and drink journey through the City of Lights.<p>Maxime Belfand, head …

6 Chicago Restaurants You Should Know About Now

After decades of taking a back seat to New York and Los Angeles, Chicago has emerged the belle of the restaurant ball with dozens of Michelin stars and James Beard Awards to its name, not to mention accolades from top publications recognizing the Third Coast as the most exciting dining city in …

Philadelphia

Chicago’s Restaurant and Bar Openings, Summer 2017

September 22<p><i>PORTAGE PARK—</i> A new Mexican spot has opened at Six Corners. It’s called <b>El Mariachi de Los Compadres</b>, and it serves tacos, burgers, burritos, and breakfast, according to DNAinfo. <b>Status</b>: <i>Certified open,</i> 4929 W. Irving Park Road.<p><i>RIVER NORTH—</i> <b>Luke’s Lobster</b> continues its Chicago expansion by …

8 Best Costa Rica Hotels

Lovers of adventure, nature, and wildlife have long made a beeline for Costa Rica's miles of shoreline and acres of untouched rain forest. From a …

What to Do in Boston: The Perfect 3-Day Itinerary

Small town charm meets big city hustle in this New England capital. Boston is choc-a-block with historic landmarks, killer Italian eateries, topnotch …

Food & Wine Restaurants of the Year 2017

Lessons learned after a six-month, 45,000-mile odyssey through hundreds of restaurants in 20 cities: eat more bread, do more day drinking and don’t …

How to Rent a Dream Villa in Italy

Courtesy of The Thinking Traveller<p>One of the villas you can book on The Thinking Traveller<p>It's best to book 9-12 months in advance, but there are …

The Surprisingly Sweet Reason You Should Go On a Vinegar Pilgrimage

Courtesy of Erwin Gegenbauer<p>Believe it or not, a taste of vinegar can reveal a place’s essence just as well as a sip of fine wine can.<p>A pilgrimage …

Conde Nast Traveler places these four California hotels among the world's 75 best

Four California hotels are among 75 picked as the world's best by Conde Nast Traveler editors, writers and photographers. The magazine's announced its Hot List 2017 on Tuesday.<p>The listed favored Golden State properties that are intimate, out-of-the-way hotels, most with ocean views, rather than …

Sri Lanka

Everything You Need to Know About Harlem’s Newly Indispensable Art Scene

When <b>Frieze</b> announced that it would premier its New York art fair on Randall's Island four years ago, detractors, loud ones, argued it was simply too …

Laundry Rooms

5 Art Galleries to Know in Chicago

On the U.S.’ “third coast,” Chicago has no shortage of impressive museums and cultural institutions. The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago currently …

The Arts

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

Top 10 pubs on the Thames

Whether you're looking for a quiet drink in a traditional London riverside pub, food with a side helping of magnificent views, or a lively night out …

Five Gorgeous Luxury Hotels on the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is arguably one of the most romantic places in the world. It is a 43-mile stretch that is seamlessly integrated into the Lattari …

Italy

Crystal Mozart Christened In Vienna, Officially Launching Crystal River Cruises

<b>LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2016 –</b> Today, in another milestone for the expansion of Crystal, the Most Luxurious Travel and Lifestyle Brand Portfolio™, …

Shipping

Viceroy Gets Their Feet Wet in Panama

Overwater bungalows seem to be popping up across the globe lately—and we’re definitely not complaining. The latest brand to dip their toes into the …

10 Must-Visit Hotel Rooftops in NYC

15 Most Anticipated Summer Openings in Chicago

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

The Best Island In Hawaii Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

It’s Hawaii exactly like you want it to be.<p>The major Hawaiian islands all have their calling cards. On Oahu, it's Waikiki and the famed North Shore. On Kauai, it's the breathtaking Na Pali coast. Maui has Haleakala and the Road to Hana. And on the Big Island, it's a scientific trifecta of …

Exploring the Lares Trail, the Road Less Traveled to Machu Picchu

Peru’s Lares Trail is the road less traveled to Machu Picchu. Outshined by the popular Salcantay and Inca trails, Lares is the cultural cousin to …

South America