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Caribbean Adventures Worth Leaving Your All-Inclusive For

Sometimes you need an adventure that gets your heart thumping, a thrill to remind you that deep down inside you're still as fun and gutsy as you were when you were 20. These Caribbean adventures are the adrenaline-awakening experience you're looking for. They'll have you sweating through your …

Scuba Diving

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

Grilling

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

5 Great Seafood Restaurants in Miami

Despite its seaside location, Miami has long been known for its steak, with excellently prepared cuts peppering menus across town. Recently, however, …

Fodors Travel Guide – Plan Your Trip Online

Latest & Greatest<p>VHS is making a comeback!<p>Ryan Boyd | March 1, 2018<p>The 300 x 700-foot Boon Island is composed completely of rocks and has plenty of …

Fodor’s Week in Travel: Stay Near, Go Far

Few things are more tempting than a visit to one of Europe's cultural capitals, but there's much to be seen right here in your own backyard. This …

Top 10

7 Unique Tours of Rome

Just because all roads lead to Rome doesn't mean they converge into a single route once they get there. When in Rome, forgo the well-trodden tourist …

Italy

Perfectly Steamed Lobster

2 Servings<p>Buy perky, energetic lobsters; they should be active and extend their claws upwards when lifted.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 1 1/2-lb. live lobsters<p>Unsalted butter, melted (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Bring 2" water to a simmer in a large stockpot. Add two 1 1/2-lb. live lobsters (yes, …

Food

10 best bucket-list road trips

The Great American Road Trip is a national rite of passage, says <b>Jamie Jensen</b>, author of <i>Road Trip USA</i> (Avalon, $29.99), a comprehensive guide in its sixth edition. "Before you vote, you should be required to drive across the country and see the variety of people and places," he declares. The key, he …

The Best Beach Vacations in Hawaii, Mexico, and the Caribbean

Looking for beach vacation ideas? These resorts offer no-fail, keep-everyone-happy activities for a perfect beach vacation—and then some. This gallery was originally published in 2014. It has been updated with new information.<p>Jade Mountain, St. Lucia<p>The silver sand beaches are great for snorkeling, …

Three Days in Quebec City

Here's how to plan the perfect long weekend in this historic Canadian destination.<p>Winters in Canada can be strong, so Quebecers are among the first to hit the streets in the spring to dance in the sunshine at festivals and relax on café patios. Join them and it won’t be long before you too develop …

France

20 Ultimate American Road Trips

Few things in life are more liberating than a road trip. Whether you're racing the sea breezes along a coast, following the tempting aroma of …

Rhode Island

Ask Fodor’s: Where Should I Stay in Paris?

Our column this week features a question submitted by @kdykstra53 via Twitter:<p>What a great idea for a Paris getaway! Staying close to the museums is …

France

Ranking the first 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the Eye On World Cup has ranked the first matches for each team for you.<p><b>More World Cup: Group Previews |</b> …

Costa Rica

Beach Escape: Long Weekend in Nassau

When the beach beckons, Nassau, not even four hours by plane from New York City and two hours from Atlanta, makes an ideal long-weekend escape. The …

Duty-free

15 Picturesque New England Towns for Your Next Road Trip

As summer approaches, sleepy towns across New England are beginning to wake up from hibernation. With flowers in bloom and leafy trees covering the …

Ports of Call: Cruise-Sponsored Excursions or DIY?

For many travelers, shore excursions are the highlights of going on a cruise. These land tours give you a sense of the ports you stop at; they can be …

Papua New Guinea

Insider’s Guide to Balboa Island, California

When you're headed to Balboa Island, there's only one way to get there: the ferry. David Beek’s family has owned and operated the three-car Balboa …

California

10 Things Not To Do in Brazil

With hundreds of thousands of soccer fans set to descend on Brazil for next month's FIFA World Cup, the vast South American nation is busily …

Brazil

What We’re Reading This Week: Solo Travel in Paris, In-Flight Cocktails, ‘Leaving the Sea’

I'm usually not gaga for Paris the way so many others are—no judgment!—but a couple of recent reads have given me something of a fever for the French …

Long Weekend in Monterey

With a temperate climate year-round, a burgeoning food and drink scene, and numerous reasons to get outdoors—from hiking and golfing, to scuba diving …

Travel

24 Delicious Filipino Foods You Need In Your Life

Break out the heavy duty rice cooker. It's time to feast.

National Geographic Travel

9 Things Changing on the New SAT

The College Board announced some radical changes to the SAT on Wednesday. Starting in 2016, the college entrance exam will take on a whole new format …

Watch Ellen DeGeneres Plan the Selfie During Oscars Rehearsal

You've seen the most retweeted picture ever -- Ellen DeGeneres' star-filled selfie -- <i>obviously</i>. But did you know DeGeneres set the goal herself …

Vivienne Jolie-Pitt Scored Maleficent Role Because All Other Children Were Terrified of Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie—decked out in her <i>Maleficent</i> garb—appears on the cover of <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> this week, and, while we’ve seen Jolie in her costume before—in motion set to Lana Del Rey tracks, and otherwise—we now get to see what it looks like when Jolie and her daughter Vivienne share the screen …

Angelina Jolie