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First time Rome: a beginner’s guide to the Eternal City

First visit to Rome? You’re in luck. You’ll find it easy to see a lot, no matter how limited your time is. It’s good to plan ahead, but ambling aimlessly is also a joy: at times it can seem like there’s an ancient wonder around every corner. Just don’t stress about trying to see everything: for …

The Philippines for beginners: 7 first-timer fails to avoid on your trip

The Philippines is a relatively easy travel destination by Southeast Asian standards. English is widely spoken, and the country has an endearing don't-worry-be-happy vibe, soothing for first-time visitors. Alas, volatile weather and natural disasters can mess up trips in a hurry, while a menu of …

One Trip, Five Tips: Visiting Lhasa, Tibet

Any trip to Tibet should begin with its spiritual and political capital, where these five attractions will have you falling in love with the "roof of the world."<p>Venture to Lhasa, where a once-isolated Himalayan Shangri-La today beckons travelers to a mystical, if fast-modernizing, world, marked by …

Hinduism

50 Things to Do in Europe Before You Die

Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence, or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower—Traveler's network of editors and writers has rounded up 50 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe. Think something …

European Travel

The Best Island Beaches in Europe: Readers' Choice Awards 2014

This year's Readers' Choice Awards produced a fascinating list of top island beaches in Europe, from strands of sand in the North Sea to Croatia's Dalmatian Coast.<p>2. Skiathos (Sporades), Greece<p>1. Menorca, Spain

European Travel

Microsoft just made the iPad an even harder sell

Microsoft unveiled its new Surface tablet-laptop hybrid on Tuesday. It comes with 64GB of storage and 2GB of RAM to start, but the most important distinction between this product and past Surface tablets is its operating system: This computer runs the full version of Windows, including desktop …

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

HOTELS TO VISIT BEFORE YOU DIE (PART 12).

Steve Jones, who is well-known for his local restaurant designs such as MB Post in Manhattan Beach, the retro chain Lucky Strike Lanes, and the …

Dining Rooms

One&Only Hayman Island - Australia Nestled in the...

<b>One&Only Hayman Island - Australia</b><p>Nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia, One&Only Hayman Island is an exquisite private island …

Florence evning

Bridges of Prague

About Keith Jenkins of Velvet Escape

I’m <b>Keith Jenkins</b> and I’m based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. For a decade I had a very successful career in corporate and investment banking. Like …

Tourism

Five dreamy luxury hotels in Mauritius

<b>Mauritius</b> is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, located east of Madagascar (map). Everyone has visions of what paradise is like, most of which …

Marine Conservation

The Top 25 Hotels In The World, According To Travelers

The top 25 winning hotels offer exceptional service and amenities while also providing unforgettable experiences to travelers.<p>The hotel that TripAdvisor users picked as the 'best in the world' is a luxury bungalow retreat in the Maldives that implements a strict "no news, no shoes" policy to help …

Sharm el-Sheikh

5 things Facebook asks for that are none of its business

To Facebook, your personal information is everything. The more the site has on you, the more money it can make from advertisers who want to target you. Unfortunately, there are some things you shouldn't share online.<p>Each of these things alone might be all right, but added up they could lead to …

Social Media

The Most Beautiful Coastal Towns in Italy

We pulled together a list of the prettiest towns on the Italian coast. From Manarola to Ravella, these hamlets of beauty will have you trading the hustle and bustle of big cities Rome, Milan, and Florence, for coastal charm—and relative quiet. La dolce vita, indeed. This post was originally …

30 Places to Visit Before You're 30

There's no better time to start that global education than when you're young (when else will you be able to take off for a month to hike Southeast Asia?). We asked our editors and Facebook fans to tell us the ONE place they would tell their younger selves to visit before age 30. How many have you …

See Inside The Most Futuristic Cruise Ship On The Planet

Quantum of the Seas is one of the most advanced ships on earth, and it will cruise in the Caribbean this spring before heading to the South China Sea in the fall.<p>It has a bumper-car track, a cocktail bar staffed by robots, and a skydiving simulator.

Royal Caribbean

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How To Discover Everything Facebook Knows About You

You can't opt out of ads on Facebook without opting out of Facebook itself. But you can do a lot to control the ads you see.<p>Facebook shows you ads based on what it knows about you and what it thinks you like. It has two ways to figure this out:<p>1. What you tell it directly ( name, age, marital …

The great thing about travel is that you often have opportunities to step out of your comfort zone and try something new. I had many 'firsts' in 2014, like learning how to snowboard (on Mont Tremblant in Quebec, Canada). I was pretty pathetic on the slopes (if you can call it a slope!) but I was well-dressed for the part. Hehe! 😉 Did you experience any 'firsts' this year?

25 Amazing Hotels With Eye-Popping Views

A one-of-a-kind, awe-inspiring view is a welcome perk at any hotel, but some properties truly outshine the rest when it comes to the surrounding scenery. Fortunately, there are views that appeal to every kind of traveler, whether you want to gaze at mountains, oceans, vineyards, or dazzling city …

Travel Guides

10 Tourist Attractions That Are Worth the Wait

Nobody likes dealing with lines at popular tourist spots, but some deserve the hours-long wait. Here are 10 tourist attractions around the world that are worth the everlasting queue.<p><b>San Francisco Cable Cars</b>

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra charges for food, drink, and entertainment while on vacation. Add in a beachside setting, and it's even easier to leave your cares behind. There's a host …

Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer Perfection

It's hard to believe the Philippines are an under-appreciated tropical travel destination, especially with their extraordinary hiking, diving, beaches and of course -- islands that are THIS beautiful.<p>And while we'd like to visit every single island in the Philippines, there's one island in …

Amazing Hotels in Rome You've GOT to See

Rome is the third most visited city in Europe, just behind Paris and London respectively, and this comes as no surprise.<p>After all, the "eternal city" a) is beautiful and b) has a rich history dating back to 753 BC, with so many historical sites that seeing them all is nearly impossible. (Might we …