Leslie Stickler

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Why a gulet is the best way to see Croatia's lesser-known islands

We were on the island of Korcula in Croatia, tied up at the quay beneath the 15th century limestone walls of the old town. There was a summery assortment of boats around us – ferries, cruisers, a sailing flotilla, the workaday little craft of the locals.<p>To our right was a superyacht, so shiny it …

18 Best Places to Travel in 2018

There's a phrase we like to use at <i>Traveler</i> to describe certain destinations: "It's having a moment." It comes up a lot—that near-impossible-to-pin-down, can't-put-our-thumb-on-it logic as to why you should visit somewhere, now. We feel an urgent need to get to Antarctica; to visit the Azores before …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

European Travel

This Couple Quit Their Jobs to Travel Full-time — and Now Their Careers Are Taking Off

Adrienne and Andrew McDermott now run a remote fashion line for a great cause.<p>At this point, taking your work on the road and traveling the world is …

Emirates' Cyber Monday Sale Has $449 Round-trip Tickets to Italy and Greece

You have until December 1 at midnight to book these steeply discounted seats.<p>Emirates wants to help you book your first vacation of 2018.<p>Starting at …

8 exotic places where you can live on a shoestring

Introduction<p>Have you ever dreamed of leaving the rat race and going off to explore the world? Most people assume such a move would be impossible …

Cost of Living

European Matchmaker: We'll Lead You to Your Perfect City

If you’ve decided to take a vacation in Europe, the next step is picking where. The continent has 50 countries, speaking 23 languages—or as many as …

Europe

Chile is Lonely Planet's top country for 2018. Detroit and San Juan, Puerto Rico, land on 10 best cities list

Lonely Planet selected Chile as the top world destination you should visit next year. The travel guide company also named Detroit as the second must-see city in the world after Seville, Spain.<p>San Juan, Puerto Rico, landed at No. 8. “While Puerto Rico’s capital was hit hard by the hurricane last …

Travel

Afterthoughts: Tips for exploring Reykjavik, Iceland, and beyond

<i>This story first appeared in Herewith magazine. Words and photos by Ali Hartwig.</i><p>We pulled over on the side of the road and I got out of the car. I …

15 Ideas to Spark Your Wanderlust

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These Countries Have the Best Weather in the Whole Entire World

Everyone has a different idea of primo weather, but it’s safe to say that once you find your happy spot, you feel like a whole new woman. So whether …

Weather

10 New UNESCO World Heritage Sites For Your Travel List

Start planning a trip to these world wonders.<p>This past week, UNESCO updated its eclectic list of the world's most fascinating places. Countries campaign hard to get their treasured wilderness reserves, archeological ruins, and historic sites recognized by the esteemed program. After much …

Travel Photography

This Cave Hotel in Turkey Is Seriously Stunning — and Rates Start at Only $45!

If Fred Flintstone went on a luxury vacation, the stunning Local Cave House would be it. Located in the heart of Göreme, Turkey, this unique hotel was actually carved into the slope of a hill. Its outdoor pool and panoramic views of the countryside are just one of its many highlights. Guests are …

Roundtrip Flights to One of Asia’s Best Food Cities Are Only $400 Right Now

You might have noticed that getting to Europe these days is cheaper than its ever been. And yes, Europe's a beautiful continent to visit, but ticking …

Explore South Africa on This Ultra-Luxurious Train Ride

We love jetting around the world as much as the next globe-trotter, but after a certain point, TSA lines and boarding-gate scrambles take all the fun …

This Animated Map Shows The Perfect Time To Visit Your Dream Destinations

<b>To help you</b> better plan your travels, website LastMinute.com has created this handy map that will tell you at a glance when the high, shoulder and …

Infographics

The Best Beaches in Asia

Asia’s beaches are some of the most widely visited (and most beautiful) in the world. The combination of white sand, turquoise water, and stunning …

Asia Travel

7 Bucket-List Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

When you're traveling, driving offers a chance to slow down and let everything you've experienced up to that point sink in. And then there are the …

Hiking

Someone is Building a Treehouse Hotel in the Rainforest and It’s Amazing

As a child, I always dreamed of living in a treehouse — my own secret hideaway where I could create a world of my own, high up in a tree. Years …

This Site Helps You Plan A Spontaneous Trip Around Your Budget

If you're looking to use some holiday days, but you're not sure where you want to go, travel booking site Wander lets you search based on your …

7 Amazing International Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

1 of 8<p>Best in Travel<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>1. Oaxaca, Mexico<p>3 of 8<p>2. Xi'an, China<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>3. Hoi An, Vietnam<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>4. Siem Reap, …

7 Nontouristy Travel Destinations For Those Who Hate People

Some of us just don't like people, and that's OK. But the struggle of not wanting to be surrounded by crowds becomes even more real when it comes to …

Insanely Cheap Flights to Bali Are on Sale for $470 Round-trip

😍<p>It’s time to book that dream trip to Bali: Flights are on sale for as little as $470 round-trip.<p>According to Scott’s Cheap Flights, travelers can …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

The Transcendental Ritual of Mongolian Camel Coaxing May Soon Be Lost Forever

Khuus, khuus, khuus.<p>Springtime in the Gobi is as life-giving as it is treacherous. As the -45-degree lows of winter yield to 100-degree summertime …

Spectacular abandoned castles around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> An abandoned castle always cuts an impressive figure -- a blast from the past submerged behind ruined walls.<p>Says author Kieron Connolly, whose new book "Abandoned Castles" explores the world's most spectacular forgotten fortresses, they're also windows on long gone civilizations.<p>"Societies …

Ireland

7 Places to Travel to Alone After a Breakup

Traveling by yourself can offer so many benefits, including self-growth, independence, and a fresh perspective. But it's also a fantastic remedy for heartbreak. (Ever read/seen <b>Eat Pray Love</b>?) When speaking with Elle Huerta, CEO and founder of personal breakup coach Mend, about breakup self-care …

Coolest Travel Jobs: What It’s Like to Own a Cannabis Tour Company

Courtesy of Pexels<p>Kush Tourism has a mission to normalize the pot industry, from making useful weed information widely available to bringing …

JetBlue's Latest Flash Sale Has $20 Flights

Good news for those of us who've been meaning to pack in one more last-minute trip before summer says sayonara. JetBlue just announced a lineup of …

Fabulous Pictures of Cuban Life in Trinidad

Halfway between street photography and travel photography, Nicolas Lepiller offers us a splendid series about the city of Trinidad in Cuba. Genuine …