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4 Trips to Take in Chile for Every Type of Adventure

The longest nation on the planet, Chile stretches for some 2,650 miles, bordered by both imposing mountain ranges and the lapping waters of the …

South America

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

Must-See Art Guide: San Francisco

Art Guides<p>This week's guide features Shara Hughes, Patricia Treib, Minku Kim, and more.<p>,<p>Are you going to San Francisco? (Sorry, it’s hard not to …

San Francisco

48 Hours in Vancouver, Canada: The Perfect Itinerary

How to Spend 48 Hours in Vancouver<p>Vancouver is one of Canada's most celebrated and best known Canadian cities. This coastal seaport city tops lists …

Travel

How Not to Eat in Lisbon

Finding Lisbon RestaurantsWhere Locals EatBreathless, sweaty and most definitely ready for food, I pushed open the glass door and stumbled …

European Travel

Laird Hamilton found fame and fortune surfing the world’s biggest breakers. But, as he tells Tim Lewis, his daredevil streak could easily have led him down more dangerous paths as a young man. Plus, he reveals his life secrets for staying ahead of the curve<p>Laird Hamilton has ridden many of the …

Standup Paddleboarding

How to Get Between Lisbon Airport and City Center

If you’re arriving in Portugal on an international flight, there’s a good chance you’ll land at Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport. It’s not …

Transportation

Ever Wanted A Secret Hidden Door? This Company Makes Them

Listen, what you choose to hide behind your home's doors is absolutely your business, so if you opt to install a secret hidden door in your humble …

Man Caves

The New Capital of Scandi-Cool: A 4-day Weekend in Oslo

Oslo

Portuguese Custard Tarts - Pasteis de Nata Recipe

"These are delicious Portuguese Custard Tarts."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup milk<p>3 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1/2 vanilla bean<p>1 cup white sugar<p>6 egg yolks<p>1 (17.5 …

Baking

The 7 Most Beautiful Buildings in Porto

São Bento Station<p>In much of the world, train stations are utilitarian buildings, the kind of place you want to get in and out of as quickly as …

European Travel

A Culinary Guide to Madeira, Portugal's Hidden Paradise

Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago, is best known for two superstar exports: its namesake wine and soccer icon Cristiano Ronaldo. But its four …

Madeira

13 sci-fi and fantasy romance recommendations to heat up your June

The Billionaire Werewolf's Princess - Michelle Hauf (June 1)<p>We're big fans of straightforward romance titles that tell you up front exactly what …

Books

7 Châteaux You Can See by Train or Bus From Paris

Châteaux to Visit Near Paris<p>You don't have to visit the Loire Valley to see some of France's great châteaux. Here is a selection of châteaux that you …

France

Forget Iceland’s Blue Lagoon, There’s a ‘Secret’ Hot Spring You Need to Check Out

The Blue Lagoon may be one of Iceland’s most sought-after tourist attractions, but it’s also one of the most crowded. If you’re looking for a more …

Northern Lights

Trip-Spiration: An Expert Guide to Exploring Rome

Also known as the Eternal City, Rome is one of the oldest capitals in the world. With ancient ruins dating back approximately 2,500 years, and nearly …

Italy

Picos de Europa: Is this jaw-dropping mountain range Spain’s most underrated tourist attraction?

It was a bit Hitchcockian. As I picnicked atop the wind-whipped peak, a chough landed by my feet. I looked away, taking in the panorama from one of …

Hiking

Guide to the West End in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver's richly diverse West End neighborhood epitomizes the city's entire downtown core: It is family-oriented and gay-friendly, ultra-urban and …

Western Canada

The Other Side of the French Mediterranean: 5 Great Destinations in the South of France

The Languedoc-Roussillon region—just west of Provence—has an abundance of rugged countryside, idyllic cities, and famed cuisine packed into an …

France

Avoiding pain and finding only pleasure in Sicily

You could spend weeks exploring the island of Sicily and never run out of things to do. The list of “must sees” — magnificent cathedrals, fountains, mosaics, ancient villas, archaeological parks, Greek temples, beaches and museums — will require painful decision-making for visitors who have only a …

Italy

5 Reasons You Should Stay in Downtown Vancouver

If you're visiting Vancouver--for fun, travel or business--you should stay in Downtown Vancouver. Whether you stay at one of the Top 10 Hotels in …

Top 10

The 3 Places You Have to Eat in Lisbon, According to George Mendes

The Portuguese-American chef, who travels to Lisbon several times a year, names the three restaurants you cannot miss.<p>At <b>Aldea</b> in New York City, chef …

Excellent Reasons to Visit Argentina Right Now

Argentina has been considered a relatively inexpensive destination for visitors since 2001, when the South American country’s economy collapsed. …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

South America’s Most Luxurious Train Just Got a Little More Lavish

No mode of transportation is as romanticized as train travel, and there’s good reason why. Taking in breathtaking scenery while enjoying all of the …

South America

10 things to do in Osaka

No longer just the fly-in, fly-out hub for former imperial capital Kyoto, Osaka is fast becoming a destination in its own right (in fact, 9.4 million …

Japan

Milan's Top Museums, Galleries, and Churches for Art Enthusiasts

While Milan is not as well known for its museums like Florence and Rome, the northern city does have its share of great art spaces. It's also one of …

Steak, Malbec, and Tango: The 4-day Weekend in Buenos Aires

17 Authentic Things To Do in Portugal: A Country with a Divided Soul

These days, everyone is talking about things to do in Portugal and why you should go there now. From UNESCO World Heritage Sites, gastronomy, …

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, for most of my time there, I hardly saw them. My first apartment was a stone’s throw from the Vatican, which meant that the local shops all sold rosary beads and holy water rather than …

Italy