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The Best Way to Fly New York to London

Several airlines have attempted success at operating an all-business class route or an entire premium class airline. Remember EOS, MaxJet, and SilverJet? MGM Grand, and Midwest Express with its all first-class planes and warm cookies baked on board? Or Singapore Airlines' 18-hour non-stops between …

Top 10 Things to Do in Lisbon | Visiting Portugal

With so many things to see and explore, it is hard to make a list of the top 10 things to do in Lisbon. However, here is my best effort at compiling …

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Twenty reasons to visit Lisbon

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p><b>Shaney Hudson explores a city of stunning vistas.</b><p><b>1 Get</b> …

A guide to the eateries of Portugal

Heaven awaits. But leave any preconceptions at home about what kind of place might serve good food and drink. For the best overall experience, including value for money and quality of food, choose modest establishments offering traditional Portuguese food in simple surroundings.<p>Adega (Cellar)<p>In …

Travel tips: live it up in Lisbon, have drinks in a pop-up teepee, and where to stay in Snowdonia

Luxuriate in Lisbon with good food and great views, and enjoy winter cocktails in a groovy wigwam<p>Take me there: Alfama, Lisbon<p><b>Why go?</b><br>A ride on the rickety yellow "Tram 28" through the steep, narrow streets of Alfama is on every tourist's to-do list, but the opening of a new boutique hotel is the …

3 Days in Lisbon

Portugal's capital city is no longer an under-the-radar travel destination, with its historic beauty serving as a backdrop for modern art, cuisine, and boutiques<p><b>Day 1</b><p>One thing strikes every first-time visitor to Lisbon: It's way too calm for a capital. People are in no rush, streets smell like …

Lisbon: grab a tram, a tart and an eyeful

Ticket to ride<p>Vintage tram 28 offers the ultimate spin of Lisbon’s sights – from Basílica da Estrela to the backstreets of Baixa – for the price of a €1.35 ticket. The route from Campo Ourique to Martim Moniz is 45 minutes of astonishing views and absurdly steep climbs. The most exciting bit is …

Newest Ski Movies of 2014

My favorite time to watch ski movies is in the late summer and fall. Why? Because it's been more than three months since my last ski turn, and it's going to be a few more months before my next ski turn.<p>Around this time each year, there seems to be a synchronized dosage of new motion picture "ski …

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Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

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I Heart My City: Irena’s Prague

<b>Irena Schlosserová</b> is a Prague local, through and through. In fact, she’s only spent nine months outside of her beloved Czech capital. While Irena currently works in the field of gastronomy, she finds time to indulge her hometown pride via Spotted by Locals. Irena admits that there are many tourist …

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Warsaw Is The Cheapest City For A Cultural Vacation, So You Should Go There ASAP

London and Paris are great, but if you're on a budget, a trip to those sparkling cities might make you feel a bit, well, broke.<p>Thankfully, affordable options are out there, and you'll probably never guess where you can go for a culture-filled vacation on the cheap.<p>Behold, Warsaw.<p>The capital of …

Ultimate Guide to Vienna’s Coffee Renaissance

A visit to Vienna seems incomplete without a languorous mid-day spent in a traditional coffee house. The vaulted ceilings, warm atmosphere, and …

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Best Old World Day Trip From Vienna: Bratislava

<i>Bratislava has that distinct feel of an Austro-Hungarian empire-era city.</i><p>Bratislava is fast (just one hour) and cheap ($20 dollars) to get to from Vienna. It's easy to navigate, full of old world charm, colorful buildings, and great inexpensive restaurants and cafes serving regional specialities at …

Top 5 Places in Croatia (Beyond Dubrovnik)

With breathtaking nature, charming architecture, and a long Adriatic coastline, there's plenty to see in this spectacular country.<p>Not to knock Dubrovnik, with its marble streets, 16th-century city walls, sparkling red roof tiles, and primo location—it more than earns its moniker of “Pearl of the …

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The New Heart of Old Athens

The pillars of the Acropolis are glowing in sunset gold and crimson glory as I meander down Ermou Street to Monastiraki—a pedestrian enclave in the heart of old <b>Athens</b>.<p>When I reach the ancient Byzantine monastery that gives the area its name, a maze of side streets splinters off, leading to a …

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A Day Trip To Oia, Santorini, Greece: What Not To Miss

While I thoroughly recommend spending as much time as possible in Santorini, sometimes all you have is the option of one day. If you find yourself island hopping throughout Greece, here is your itinerary for exploring Oia, on the island of Santorini.<p><b>1. Swimming in Amoudi Bay</b><p>Start your day with a …

24 Hours in Athens, Greece

"You really don't need more than a day in Athens."<p>Everyone says it. Whether it is true or not, Athens is the red headed stepchild of the Greek Islands. I personally believe that any city can be exciting and fun if you know the right places to visit and where to eat, but with my flight schedule …

Here's The Cheapest Time To Stay In 25 Major Cities

Hotel prices can fluctuate tremendously: Do you wait until the last minute to snatch up a discounted room or do you book months in advance to get the biggest discount?<p>Agoda, a travel booking site, created a n infographic that shows the best times to book a hotel room, based on hotel booking data …

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5 Reasons to Go to Slovenia

Bordered by four more-popular countries—Italy, Croatia, Austria, and Hungary—Slovenia tends to be overlooked as a worthy destination. But this …

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Princes' Islands Are The Perfect Way To Wind Down A EuroTrip

We've discovered the <i>ideal</i> end to your EuroTrip.<p>Known as a cultural, financial and hipster hub of Europe, Istanbul, Turkey bumps with crowds and nightlife. But we're not saying you should end your trip there -- take a detour instead to the Princes' Islands, a hidden oasis of European tranquility …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

How Southeastern Turkey Became an Unlikely Gastronomic Destination

That the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers constitutes the Fertile Crescent where humans first put down roots and transitioned from …

Escape from Istanbul: The islands where a city unwinds | CNN Travel

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Where to find the best bird's-eye views of London

Hold on to your hats - these are the most awe-inspiring places from which to check out London from on high.<p>1. The Shard<p>London’s latest icon offers the capital’s highest viewing platform. From the first viewpoint at The View from The Shard (www.theviewfromtheshard.com), at dizzying level 69, you’ll …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

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