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How to Skip the Line at Sagrada Familia

These 5 tips will have you exploring the Gaudí masterpiece in no time.<p>It's virtually impossible to stroll through Barcelona, Spain without encountering a building designed by famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. For most sites, it's easy to walk past and snap a picture, but his most famous work, …

5 New Hotels With the Perfect Local Vibe: Hot List 2017

It’s almost a given that a hotel will make some claim of localism (we don’t think stocking the minibar with regional craft beer really counts). These properties, however, are implementing more considered collaborations that actually resonate with the guests—think in-room jean fittings, or a coffee …

Hospitality

The 10 Best Rooftop Bars in Miami

You didn’t come to Miami to stay indoors. Make the most of the city's near-perfect year-round weather and stress-reducing views (yes, even the non-waterfront ones) by sipping your cocktails from on high. These are Miami's best rooftop bars of 2017.

Sintra, Portugal: The Perfect Day Trip from Lisbon

Just 40 minutes from Lisbon is a fairytale land of castles and palaces.<p>Eighteen miles and a world away from Lisbon, it’s easy to see why Sintra—with its cool, lush hills and proximity to the Atlantic coast—is where Portuguese royals used to spend their summers. Today, the concentration of these …

European Travel

10 Places to Visit in Indonesia (That Aren't Bali)

The country's Ministry of Tourism wants you to expand your horizons a little bit.<p>The Indonesian island of Bali is known as "the Island of the Gods" for its unique position as the only Hindu-majority island in a Muslim-majority archipelago. But, it just as easily could have been given the title for …

The 7 Essential Churches in Rome to Visit

You don't need to be Catholic to appreciate the beauty of Rome’s 600-plus churches. While tourists head straight for St. Peter’s Basilica, the tradition since 1552 has been for pilgrims (and in-the-know tourists) to make a circuit of the Seven Pilgrimage Churches of Rome. Italian priest Filippo …

Italy

The Most Beautiful Beaches in the Caribbean

Trying to pick the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean is almost cruel—how can you possibly choose which palm tree-flanked, sand-covered stretch of paradise you like best? Somehow, our readers managed to do it. Here, some of the most stunning beaches from the best islands in the Caribbean. This …

The 7 Best Beaches in Africa

When you think of beautiful surf, your mind may not necessarily envision Africa—but it should. The continent is home to paradisiacal stretches of sand and water, whether on the Atlantic or Indian Oceans, or even near freshwater lakes. These standouts span from the Ivory Coast to the Seychelles, and …

Ivory Coast

10 Toasts to Eat While You Toast the Holiday Season

There may be such a thing as too much of a good thing. Take the holiday snack dance routine, for example: Parties abound with appetizers, and while one hand is busy (a flute of <i>something</i>), snacks are best when they're one-hand friendly.<p>It's only fitting that, with a Champagne toast in one hand, the …

Breakfast

13 Destination Bakeries

Whether they’re serving up macarons, sticky buns, or gourmet food hybrids, these destination bakeries might just be worth the cost of a plane ticket.<p><b>Kiedrowski’s Simply Delicious Bakery; Amherst, OH</b><p><b>Teaspoon Bake Shop; Queens, NY</b><p><b>Dangerously Delicious Pies; Baltimore, MD</b>

Cherry Almond Crumb Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This cake can easily be made with sweet or sour cherries, but I love to use sour cherries when I can find them (their season is frustratingly short). Sour cherries tend to be soft, so I usually just pit them with my hands. Sweet cherries tend to hold onto their pits a bit more …

Dessert

How To Find The Best Italian Ice Cream.

Tarragon Lemon Summer Squash Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I planted some herb pots last summer for the first time, and here's a light and fresh summer soup I made from my first crop. Tarragon and lemon pair perfectly with yellow squash, and some fresh-snipped chives round this out. You can serve this hot or cold and omit the dairy, if you …

Soup

Mocktail Monday // Blackberry & Basil Fizz

Oh Monday mornings…it’s so hard to crawl out of bed! But once I’ve had my shower and a few sips of coffee (it can take a mom all day to be able to …

Salvation Army

Shaved Asparagus and Mint Salad Recipe on Food52

Asparagus

These Overwater Bungalows Will Blow Your Mind

From Bora Bora to the Maldives, these overwater bungalows are some of the most beautiful hotel rooms you'll find anywhere.<p>Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa<p>Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort<p>Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa<p>Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort<p>Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita<p>One&Only Reethi …

Rome: History You Can Still Experience

Turin - Italy's Forgotten Food Capital

After Disappearing for Decades, This Classic Suitcase Is Back

You’ve seen it in old movies: the “Chief” stripe of the Oshkosh Trunk Company, once the go-to luggage of America’s traveling class. Now, after lying dormant for decades, it’s back.<p>You’ve seen it in old movies: the “Chief” stripe of the Oshkosh Trunk Company, once the go-to luggage of America’s …

Relais & Châteaux Chefs on Travel, Hotels, and the Weirdest Foods Ever

We cornered Relais & Châteaux chefs Michel Lorain and Christopher Koskow, and chatted with them about travel and the strangest food they've ever eaten (camel hump, anyone?).<p>In celebration of their 60th anniversary, the luxury international hotel group Relais & Châteaux is playing host to a series …

Back to Cool: 10 Backpacks You Need for Spring

Click through to shop the best 10 backpacks to buy now.<p>Just the word "backpack" may conjure up thoughts of teenage years and toting around textbooks. However, for spring designers re-imagined the grade-school staple and, trust us, these are not the same nylon bags you once knew. They're offering a …

How to Actually Get the Mileage-Award Seats You Need

Here's the best strategy to get the mileage-award seats you really want.<p>Question:<p>In your 25 Golden Rules of Travel, you say that if you can't get the mileage-award seats you want, you should phone the airline's mileage desk just after midnight over the weekend. But when I call that desk I am told …

Vacation Idea: Cozy Up in Log Cabins that Aren't Rustic at All

Cabins and cottages where couples can cozy up in the woods—without sacrificing any of the comforts you'd find in a hotel.

Handmade Suits So Beautiful, They're Worth the Trip to Italy

You won't find bespoke menswear this beautifully made anywhere outside of Naples—so you might as well just make a vacation out of it. We have all the info.<p>“A sartorial field trip” is how Matt Hranek described his recent visit to Naples. The writer, photographer, and host of the TV series <i>Alternate</i> …

LAN Surprises Passengers With Inflight Fashion Show: Photo Recap

To celebrate its 85th anniversary, LAN Airlines surprised fliers with an in-flight fashion show of cabin crew uniforms from the 1950s, '70s, '80s, and '90s. Here's a recap:<p>We always love a mid-air flight-crew performance, and we're also suckers for flight attendant fashions, but a few days ago, LAN …

A New App Helps You Find Those Cool Boots You Saw On The Subway

ASAP54 lets you hunt down coveted items of clothing using just an image, filling a void in the world of online shopping.<p>Have you ever developed one of those borderline creepy obsessions with a piece of clothing you spied on a stranger, vowed to find it and buy it, then realized that searching …

10 Best Yoga Retreats in the World

We asked a handful of yoga pros where they travel to get their Om on: book any one of these yoga retreats, and you’ll come back feeling zen, tan, and bendy.

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One and Done: A Twist on an American Classic in NYC

Bartender Benjamin Wood tells us why the Mead Americano at Distilled is the cocktail to drink when in New York City.<p>_ There are nights when a person has time to go round for round at a craft cocktail bar, and there are nights when a single drink will do just fine. For those evenings, we present One …