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How to Spend 24 Hours in Paris Like a Local

The way she tells it, Anne-Charlotte Moulard grew up in a fairytale. "I was born in northern France, close to the sea," she says. "We could see the coast of England when the sun shone and the sea was calm."<p>The way she tells it, Anne-Charlotte Moulard grew up in a fairytale. "I was born in northern …

Dining Rooms

Best Credit Cards for Every Type of Traveler

Plastic is the best way for travelers to spend money: credit cards for big-ticket purchases, debit (ATM) cards for cash. But which cards to choose? Clearly there is no single best card. What's best for you depends on what you want by way of extras and special features.<p><i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>For a …

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Affordable Family-Friendly Hotels in Paris

The fashion conscious will appreciate the sleek modern bathrooms with their Versace tiling and Hermᅢᄄs bathing products.<p>(Photo Credit: Hotel Ares Tour Eiffel)<p><b>Hotel Ares Tour Eiffel</b><p>A quick walk away from the Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars, this stylish boutique hotel is ideally located to visit …

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Among Santa Fe's Many Virtues? History, Art, Culture, Hospitality and Killer Vintage Clothing

It's also safe to say that I've never visited a city as friendly as Santa Fe. From the cab drivers to the staff at the hotel, to retailers to strangers on the street, this town is populated by people who clearly love it -- and love sharing it with others.<p>As I'm regularly reminded by the video that …

Santa Fe

Top 10: Menu Items to Enjoy in Ireland

Travel<p>The Emerald Isle has long had the raw ingredients for world-class cuisine and top-notch drinks.<p>Good food starts with good ingredients, so it was only natural for an artisan food movement to launch in Ireland. The island has always been home to excellent raw ingredients and communities with …

Best Hotels With Ocean Views

The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the warmth of the sun and listen to the sound of the crashing waves, all without leaving the comfort of your room in one of these prime waterfront spots.<p>The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the …

Beaches

Es Grau, Europe's 'Secret Seaside,' Is Insanely Beautiful

You've never heard of Es Grau, right? We certainly never had.<p>The beach was named one of Europe's "secret seasides" by The Telegraph this week. So we got curious. Lo and behold, Es Grau is really darn pretty.<p>Es Grau is located on the northeast coast of Menorca (sometimes known as Minorca), one of …

World's 15 Best Waterfront Cities

In most large cities around the world, waterways are the norm, not the exception--but some places capitalize on their location more than others. These 15 cities all have unique personalities centered around their waterfronts, where visitors can stroll along bustling harbors, sample the catch of the …

Cape Town

Exploring America's attic: a guide to the Smithsonian Institution

What's over 165 years old, boasts 19 'arms' and 137 million dead and living objects? The Smithsonian Institution.<p>Quirky statistics aside, this place is no joke. Most travelers have heard of the Smithsonian before they visit Washington, DC. As far as popularity and fame go, it's DC's equivalent of …

Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions

He just needs to get it to them<p>At first glance, the bright red shipping container that sits by the side of the road in a slum outside Johannesburg doesn’t look like something that could transform hundreds of lives. Two sliding doors open to reveal a small shop counter, behind which sit rows of …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Exploring Mexico's Pacific and Caribbean coasts

When people think Mexico, many see golden sand, blue water and green palms. Hundreds of beaches fit this bill: some near-empty with a few palm-thatched eateries and cabañas; others busy urban beaches. Most of the best are on the Pacific or the Caribbean coasts.<p>Right, got your bathers and a …

The Best Spring Vacation Deals

These eight destinations may not be the typical spring break hot spots (no Florida beaches or Caribbean retreats), but they'll pull you out of your winter hibernation with their diverse attractions, mild temperatures and budget-friendly itineraries.<p>With each new wave of polar vortex-induced …

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Top 10 Gardens

Travel<p>Top 10 Gardens from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Château de Versailles<br>Versailles, France <br>www.chateauversailles.fr</b> <br>The famous French landscape designer André Le Nôtre laid out these gardens southwest of Paris in the 17th century at the behest of …

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14 Things We Love About Italy

Italy is a top travel destination for cyclists for good reason: challenging hills, temperate climate, mouth-watering cuisine and fascinating history all make for an unforgettable holiday.<p>Italy is a top travel destination for cyclists for good reason: challenging hills, temperate climate, …

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Game Day Eats: 13 Guacamole Recipes We Love

GalleryGame Day Eats: 13 Guacamole Recipes We Love<p>Guacamole is a staple party food that's practically mandatory at game day gatherings. We've been to a fair number of fêtes where a sad, browning tub of store-bought guac languishes amidst the celebration spread. There are really few excuses for not …

Delightful Dublin

Top Ten Things to Do in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Travel<p>Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

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14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …