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The world's top 10 castle hotels from Scotland to South Africa

As kids, and even as adults, we've dreamed of being kings or queens. While the likelihood of becoming the next Prince William or Duchess Kate is slim to none, you can at least feel like a royal by vacationing at a castle. Stuck on where to find one these fairy tale spots? Well, you're in luck …

South Africa

10 Tricks For Falling Asleep On A Plane -- And Staying That Way

Getting a good night's sleep is a cinch in some destinations ... though typically, an airplane is NOT one of them.<p>However, in a godsend to the traveling public, airlines worldwide are starting to prioritize passenger comfort in a whole new way. This week, for example, United Airlines unveiled a …

United Airlines

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.<p>Painted in a palette of mesmerizing blue hues, Chefchaouen's ancient medina …

Travel Photography

What's New in Portland, Oregon

Once a low-rent warehouse district, Central Eastside has become a sophisticated enclave of design shops and restaurants.<p>Weatherly Creamery …

Peanut Butter

Is a Vacation Villa Right for You?

When it comes to securing luxury accommodations abroad, travelers seeking upscale lodging options sometimes find themselves in a pickle.<p>Here's a common problem: While there's no shortage of luxury resorts with upscale amenities, those type of properties sometimes fail to offer an authentic …

Hospitality

Here's why Angkor Wat was just named the best tourist attraction in the world

While most people have heard of Angkor Wat, they don't realize that it's just one temple in a complex of more than 1,000.<p>The complex is actually a massive 700-year old city, with canals, temples, shrines and tombs spread over 154 square miles, deep in the lush jungles of northern Cambodia.<p>Take a …

Asia Travel

14 places to see in Scotland before you die

SCOTTISH POET RABBIE BURNS wrote: ‘The best-laid plans o’ mice an’ men gang aft a-gley’. This is certainly true for even the most well planned trips …

Scotland

25 Reasons to Visit Romania (6): Moldova

<i>Photos by Vlad Semen</i><p>Iasi is the cultural capital of Moldova as well as a legendary city that has undergone crucial changes, and is now displayed to its visitors in a new, shining light. It is both quiet and restless , old and new, modern and vintage, and has something to offer to everyone who …

European Travel

17 things to do in Vancouver before you die

Let’s just admit a Vancouver bucket list could go on forever. Isn’t that why it’s great to live here? While it’s ludicrous to pick just a handful of …

Western Canada

Traveler’s Meditation: A Journey to Discover the Cheeses of Spain

<i>From his early grad school days in Michigan, writer Michael Paterniti was enamored by the artisanal delights of the local, unassuming deli,</i> …

Crater Lake, Oregon

Albarracin, Spain (by castillerozaldívar)

Top 10 Spanish Destinations You've Never Heard Of

Everybody knows the capital of Spain's Madrid. Everybody's heard of the Canary Islands. However, you must be a great Hispanophile if you know any of …

European Travel

Spectacular stops along the Oregon Coast Highway | | You're Not From Around Here, Are You?

Siletz Bay Park<p>Silitz Bay Park<p>Just to the south of Lincoln City is Silitz Bay Park. The car park has a great view over the bay, and the small chain …

Oregon

Oregon Coast Dining, Restaurant Guide - Oregon Coast Restaurants, Diners, Eateries, Menus

<b>Restaurants and Dining in Seaside, Oregon</b><p>Dive into scrumptious homemade ice cream - plus they make their own fudge. Of note is their take on …

Oregon

Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast Complete Guide - Every Beach Access

Updated Monthly<p>Complete Guide to Cannon Beach, on the Oregon Coast - Every Beach Access<p>(Cannon Beach, Oregon) - It's home to many artists on the …

Hiking

The bridges of Oregon's Lane County beckon

Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep may have made famous the bridges of Madison County, Iowa. But that county's six covered bridges are a mere ripple in the river compared with the 20 in Lane County, Ore. This sprawling county, which stretches from the Pacific Coast through Eugene to the Cascade …

Exploring the best of the Oregon coast on 7 easy hikes

You know those cliff-cut roads, rocky shores, surf waves and gold-sand beaches of California don't just stop cold when the state line passes by, right? In fact Oregon's stunning 360-miles of coastline is the great drive-and-hike destination of the West Coast. It's like bar-hopping, but stopping off …

Oregon

Every Beach Access: Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Three Capes Route Complete Guide, Oregon Coast

Updated Weekly<p>(Oceanside, Oregon) – Four villages, three capes, one lighthouse, numerous oddball attractions and 25 miles of nearly hidden beaches: …

Hiking

What a Difference Seasons Make on Oregon Coast

What a Difference Seasons Make on Oregon Coast<p><b>Published</b> <b>03/09/2012</b><p>(Cannon Beach, Oregon) – Hug Point, on the north Oregon coast – just south of Cannon …

Oregon Coast History: Life Before Highway 101, When Beaches Were Roads

Oregon Coast History: Life Before Highway 101, When Beaches Were Roads<p><b>Published</b> <b>11/26/2012</b><p>(Oregon Coast) - You probably haven't stopped to think about …

Cape Meares Lighthouse: Unique Visions of an Unique Oregon Coast Attraction

<b>Published 09/10/2012</b><p>(Oceanside, Oregon) – About a 45-minute drive from the Oregon coast hotspot of Cannon Beach, and maybe a tad less from Lincoln …

Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda

Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda<p><b>Published</b> <b>12/30/2012</b><p>(Pacific City, Oregon) – It adds a whole new meaning to the idea of …

Constant Killer Views Abound Near Florence

Constant Killer Views Abound Near Florence<p><b>Published</b> <b>08/23/2012</b><p>(Florence, Oregon) – Between Yachats and Florence is a kind of exceptional no man's land …

Oregon

Lincoln City, Oregon: A Quick Exploration

Lincoln City, Oregon: A Quick Exploration<p><b>Published</b> <b>09/14/2012</b><p>(Lincoln City, Oregon) – Wander this part of the central Oregon coast just briefly and …

Oregon