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10 Secrets Only Professional Closet Organizers Know

1 of 10<p>Hybrid Zones Are Trouble<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Shelves Are Flexible<p>3 of 10<p>Items Should Be Stored by Frequency of Use<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

10 Expert Tips to Care for Wood Floors

Whether you’re thinking about adding hardwood floors to your home or just need to take better care of the ones you have, now is the perfect time to …

The Best Travel Agents for Adventure Trips and Themed Vacations

These special-interest experts are the best agents for planning adventure and sporting vacations, destination celebrations, and romantic getaways.<p><i>The</i> …

The Best Travel Agents for Europe

<i>The A-List is</i> Travel + Leisure'<i>s annual selection of the world's best travel agents and destination specialists, as chosen by the editors. Rely on</i> …

The Best Travel Agents for Africa and the Middle East

<i>The A-List is</i> Travel + Leisure'<i>s annual selection of the world's best travel agents and destination specialists, as chosen by the editors. Rely on</i> …

A Beginner's Guide To Essential Camping Gear

Spring is in full swing, which means that camping trip you’ve been itching to take is just around the corner. Of course, you’ve also been meaning to …

The 25 Best US Cities to Spend a Weekend

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Angel McNall Photography/Shutterstock</i><p>Sure, our national parks are beautiful, beach camping is a blast, and taking a road trip is a fun way to spend a few days, but sometimes you want to explore a totally new city. And for that, we've got you covered.<p>At Thrillist, we've been …

Best Burgers in the Twin Cities

The burger gods have been kind to the Twin Cities. They’ve given residents a plethora of choices, from the perfectly greasy and casual to the …

Animal islands: seven places where creatures rule

Wildlife watching is a tricky business. Days can be spent fruitlessly scanning the savannah for lions or holed up in a hide hoping to catch a glimpse of a rare bird. But for travellers with limited time (or patience), there are places where animals are not just easy to spot, they are impossible to …

23 Things Everyone MUST DO In Minnesota In 2016

British or not British? [QUIZ]

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The 50 best hotels in America

So we decided to focus on the best American hotels.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels and Resorts,TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels in the World, …

Avant-garde

32 delicious foods to try in Chicago

1. Deep dish from Giordano’s.<p>2. Thin crust from Bar Siena.<p>3. One of each taco from Velvet Taco.<p>4. A big juicy steak from Chop.<p>5. Oysters from the …

26 tips to help you survive a long haul flight

Being trapped in an airborne metal tube for hours on end will take a toll on even the most frequent flyer.<p>But long haul travel doesn't have to be an uncomfortable experience. Here are here are some helpful tricks that'll make economy feel like first class — or in the very least, more enjoyable.<p>One …

Wellness

Most People Don't Know These 10 Hidden Gems In Minnesota Even Exist

Hiking

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida<p><b>If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear! We're going on a journey around the world!</b><p>As any world traveler or study abroad student knows, preparing for an upcoming trip can be quite time …

A Maldives you can actually afford

Thanks to recent changes in the local tourism laws, travellers can now experience the legendary beauty and gracious culture of the Indian Ocean islands for less.<p>I was on the beach, wiggling my toes in fluffy white sand, when a smiling woman brought me a <i>kurrun’baa</i> to drink. I hadn’t requested the …

Asia Travel

30 experiences everyone should have before they turn 30

For many it means that you're no longer in the hard-partying, bad decision-making stage of your life, for better or for worse.<p>Before you turn the big 3-0 (or even if you already have), here are 30 things you should do, from adrenaline-pumping activities to experiences that help you grow.<p><i>Additional</i> …

Travel

50 Things to do in Las Vegas

Las Vegas can be overwhelming to any first time visitor or even repeat visitor. There is so much to do and see in Las Vegas. You can spend 2 days …

Travel

Nine ways to have an express vacation in Las Vegas

Las Vegas visitors may have a long list of vacation requests while they’re in Sin City — hit the spa, get to a fancy restaurant, make show reservations and more. The problem is time. The average visitor spends 3.2 nights in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. …

Tom Colicchio

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

Outdoor Dining in the Twin Cities: 10 Great Spots

The patios in the Twin Cities are highly regarded as some of the most satisfying places to be in the precious months that Mother Nature gives to Minnesota. So grab the sunglasses, some SPF, and a phone charger, because with places like these you’ll want to spend some serious time outside eating and …

I Heart My City: Jen’s Las Vegas

Though her travels have taken her around the globe—from South Korea to South Africa—<b>Las Vegas</b> is the only home <b>Jen Lee</b> has ever known.<p>After more than a decade of welcoming visitors to Sin City as a convention planner, you might think she would tire of talking up her town. But for Jen, Las Vegas …

Travel

20 Great Happy Hours on the Las Vegas Strip

If you've stepped foot on the Strip recently, you're familiar with the realities of modern Las Vegas: $8.50 draft beers, $20 hamburgers, the $40 buffet. The days of casinos using cheap food and drink as a lure to keep you at the tables are mostly gone, and if you ask them, we're to blame for not …

6 Stand-Out National Wildlife Refuges

America’s national parks get plenty of laudatory ink, but what about its wildlife refuges?<p>As the name suggests, these wild sanctuaries were created to safeguard the habitats native animals need to survive and thrive in an ever developing world. Together, they protect 150 million acres of land and …

Nature

Mt. Rainier National Park readies for a wildflower spectacle

Right now, Mt. Rainier is snoozing under a thin blanket of snow that probably won't be gone until after summer officially arrives. But as it melts, it's setting the stage for a short but spectacular show.<p>Beginning in mid- to late July, wildflowers burst forth with such abandon that the cruelty of …

Hiking

How to beat jet lag, from a CEO with an insane travel schedule

He also spent 28 years with IBM, rising from salesperson to a top executive, in charge of IBM Americas.<p>While that seems like a career enough for any human, it's not for Thompson. He's still going strong as the CEO of a fast-growing San Jose, California, startup called Virtual Instruments.<p>What do …

Jet Lag

America's Most Scenic Waterside Drives

<b>Starting Point:</b> Kitty Hawk, NC<p><b>The Route:</b> 91 miles along Highway 12 to Ocracoke<p><b>What to Expect:</b> Breeze-swept beaches, towering dunes, and …

Lake Superior

Yosemite without the crowds

You’ve seen the postcards, admired your friends’ vacation photos. Ever wonder why everyone has pictures of the same places from the same angles? The showy celebrity of the US national park system, Yosemite hosts millions of visitors each year, and most flock with camera in hand like paparazzi to …

What to see in Alaska: 8 must-see destinations by cruise ship

Cruise passenger Steve Trabun has sailed through Alaska's Inside Passage three times. And he can't wait to go again.<p>"The scenery is spectacular, and the wildlife is amazing," said Trabun, who lives in Spokane, Wash., and enjoys sailing with Princess Cruises. "Alaska is absolutely incredible. This …

National Parks