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11 Reasons Why Montenegro Needs to Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Ask anyone who visits this slice of absolute paradise and they’ll tell you that Montenegro is a land of Adriatic heaven. Bursting with rolling, …

European Travel

The Towns of Santorini: The Complete Guide

The villages of Santorini are remarkably varied. Considering that this is an island of barely 28 square miles, with a population of about 15,500 …

European Travel

How Much to Tip on the Inca Trail

Tips are not included in the overall price of Inca Trail treks, but most trekkers do tip their guides, porters, and cooks on the penultimate or final …

South America

Top 10 Highlights of Costa Rica

There’s a lot to see when you’re traveling around Costa Rica, and you really don’t want to miss anything. You may not have time to see it all, …

Central America

Top Tips for Visiting Prague, Vienna, and Budapest: An Eastern Europe Itinerary

They are three of Europe’s most beautiful cities, laid out like the three stars of the Orion’s Belt asterism in the night sky. Their close proximity …

European Travel

The Ultimate Oregon Bucket List: 50 essential experiences

A bucket list should be full of places you would regret not seeing or things you would regret not doing. It should be aspirational, so when you …

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

RVs

36 Hours in Seville

Seville is more than its Holy Week and Feria celebrations, when prices go up and the lines to major sites like its famed cathedral and Royal Alcázar palace grow longer. The Andalusian capital reveals itself as a walkable — and bikeable — city with layers of its Christian, Muslim and Jewish heritage …

European Travel

The 5 Best Boutique Hotels on Santorini

Santorini's luxury boutique hotels have a ringside seat to one of the most dramatic seascapes in the world.<p>The island is arguably the most photogenic …

23 Products You Can Get At Target That People Actually Swear By

Face washes, bandeau bikini tops, stemless wine glasses, cotton sheets, and more products that Target shoppers absolutely love.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices</i> …

25 Things You Need to Do When You Move Into Your New Home

Take care of these vital tasks right away to avoid headaches later.<p>The minute you walk in to your new home, your mind will be racing with to-dos. …

How Intermittent Fasting on Keto Can "Accelerate Your Results"

If you're trying to decide between intermittent fasting and the keto diet, you may want to consider doing them together. Turns out, pairing the two diets can offer even more benefits than what each of them can provide individually. In addition to better aiding weight loss, experts say this …

Things To Know for Greek Island Hopping Fun

You have heard it lots of time! Greek island hopping is a must and not a new concept. You have at least one friend who will constantly tell you about …

10 Tiny Key West Cottages We Want to Rent Right Now

1 of 10<p>Key Lime Delight<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>White Picket Perfection<p>3 of 10<p>Nautically Inclined<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Early 20th Century …

Key West

Rick Steves: What’s new in France and Switzerland for 2018

France and Switzerland are two of Europe's most appealing destinations, but they're constantly changing, so I've gathered these new items for your 2018 travel planning.<p>In Paris, prices at the Eiffel Tower are up nearly 50% to help fund a 15-year renovation, including a bulletproof, 8-foot glass …

France

10 Places You Need To Visit In Greece This Summer

Greece may still be fiscally flabby but it’s shaping up to be one of the world’s hottest destinations this summer. In recent years Athens has emerged as a great city break destination and the country as a whole still offers better value for your money than other Mediterranean hot spots like Spain …

European Travel

Florence Renaissance: How to Experience the Historic City Now

Florence, Italy is having something of a renaissance right now. With the opening of Gucci Garden, and jewelry designers such as Temple St. Clair opting to set up shop in historic locations like the Ponte Vecchio, there’s never been a better time to visit. Even on a more foundational level, the city …

Italy

How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Breasts on the Stovetop

Comforting, affordable, and incredibly versatile, chicken breast is the quintessential dinnertime staple. Cooking a crispy, pan-seared chicken breast …

4 Steps to Fuss-Free Curls, From a Curly Haired Stylist

Now more than ever, women are embracing their natural curl pattern. We've gotten rid of the poker-straight hair and bounced back into style with our luscious curls . . . finally! We're not just talking about one particular curl pattern; we're talking about tightly wound, free-flowing, playfully …

Hair

The Ultimate Trip to Peru, Planned by Travel + Leisure Editors

On this nine-day bookable vacation, part of Travel + Leisure’s Great Adventure trip series with luxury outfitter Butterfield and Robinson, you’ll …

South America

26 Best-Selling Products At Sephora That Beauty Stans Swear By

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

7 Italian Towns (That Aren’t Rome or Florence) You Have to Visit

Look, we would never complain about a trip to <i>Roma</i> or <i>Firenze</i>. But when there’s nary a single nook or cranny of the entire country that’s not …

Italy

Napa's Most Beautiful Wine Tasting Rooms

From an art-filled atrium to a subterranean space inspired by Roman architecture, here are the most beautiful places to drink wine in the Napa …

20 IKEA Hacks You’ll See Everywhere in 2018

Sephora's Best-Selling Beauty Products of 2017

Every month in 2017, we've rounded up the top-selling beauty products at Sephora. And every month we're as excited as you are, looking forward to opening that email to discover what those best-sellers are because sometimes they're expected (like a buzzy new launch such as Fenty Beauty or …

Skin Care

A Pro Makeup Artist Gave Us A Bunch Of Really Good Tips For Every Skill Level

7 High-Protein Snacks You Should Eat After a Workout

The best post-sweat session fuel.<p><i>Alex Caspero, R.D., is a registered dietician and the author of Fresh Italian Cooking For The New Generation.</i><p>We’ve all been there. You’re starving after a good sweat session, but don’t want to blow it with your post-workout grub and negate all those calories you …

10 things I wish I knew before traveling to Iceland

Iceland is a very trendy destination and because you don’t want to make the same mistakes as everyone else on your trip, we’ve compiled a short list …

European Travel

9 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Santorini

We recently spent 16 unforgettable days on the world famous Greek island of Santorini. That equates to 16 epic sunsets into the Aegean Sea, 36 …