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The Most Romantic Islands in the World: Readers' Choice Awards

When it comes to romantic getaways, there's something infinitely appealing about the isolation and untouched beauty of an island. Whether you want a luxury resort for your honeymoon or a pristine beach for a last-minute Valentine's Day escape, you can't go wrong with these 20 destinations, voted …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

17 Romantic Dinner Places Around The World

Looking for the ultimate dinner destination to impress your special one? We’ve put together 17 extraordinary places from around the world, where the …

Shepherd's Pie with Ground Beef and Vegetables Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

26 Ways the World Eats Breakfast

The most important meal of the day around the world<p>Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but there's not need for boring egg on toast. All …

Italy’s fabulous five: planning your visit to the Cinque Terre

The Italian Riviera is not short of rugged coastline or romantic towns and villages, but the five fishing communities of the Cinque Terre are its most iconic highlight. The five villages are no longer the isolated hamlets they once were, but there’s still a feeling of remote authenticity, with few …

Italy

New year, new Londoner? Five tips for surviving in the big smoke

If you've already collided into fellow commuters, received uncomfortable looks for trying to spark up convos on the tube, or discovered the hell that …

50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World

We seek beauty in many forms: through art and architecture; from water views and mountain highs; in its people and its history. This list circles the globe, finding the most beautiful cities in the world from Italy to Iran. This gallery was originally published in 2016. It has been updated with new …

The most unusual hotel spas in the world

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Breakfast

The best boutique hotels in Santorini

An expert guide to the best boutique hotels in Santorini, including the top places to stay for caldera views, infinity pools, spas, great food and a romantic vibe.<p>Canaves Oia Hotel<p>Santorini, Greece<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>Canaves (named for the kánaves, which were medieval wine cellars dug into …

Wine Cellars

2016’s Hottest Hotels: The 16 Most Anticipated Openings

A new hotel is to a seasoned traveler what a new car smell is to a gearhead. (Basically, pure heaven.) Even the rehabilitation of legendary properties can be just as thrilling. Here, we take a look at the 16 openings that we’re most excited for in 2016.

You should always pack these items in your carry-on

Whether your travels will take you 90 or 9,000 miles, three days or three months, these small wonders will improve any travel situation.<p>1. A notebook & pen.<p>Pack a small notebook like the Moleskine pocket notebook in grid (best for adding little drawings to your notes), which features a pocket in …

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

25 Trendy Kitchens That Unleash the Allure of Sliding Barn Doors

Sometimes it is used as a space-saver and on other occasions it is an aesthetic addition that turns heads and anchors a breezy, contemporary room; …

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

10 Quintessential Things You'll Find in Every Paris Loft

"Charming" doesn't even begin to describe what home life must be like in this city.<p>Frankly, the French just do everything better than most of people: Dress, eat, and, depending on who you ask, work. We can also add "live" to that list, especially when talking about Paris. The apartments in the City …

Lofts

Why You Should Travel Outside the Comfort Zone

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>“An easy one,” I told the motorcycle rental man. “I haven’t ridden in a long time, so I’d like your easiest one.”<p>“Izzy wun,” he repeated, looking over the two dozen shiny cycles lined up in his parking-lot-cum-rental-shop on the island of <b>Ko Samet</b>, Thailand.<p>He strode forward …

Costa Rica

The Best Cities in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities around the world in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey—in fact, we got so much feedback, we had to divide our list in two. This roundup begins with your favorite Top 20 Large Cities, followed by Top 20 …

Top 10: Things to Do in Ireland in Fall

Harvest festivals, music, and ghost tours are the highlight of fall season on the Emerald Isle.<p>Festivals and events highlight the fall season in Ireland. Get out and enjoy harvest fairs, traditional music and arts, guided weekend walks, creepy ghost tours, and much more.<p>Tour the Tombs at Glasnevin …

A Sunday Brunch Soiree? No Problem!

There’s almost nothing more gratifying than settling into a long, decadent, slightly boozy brunch with a bunch of friends on the weekend. Well, except one thing: Making a restaurant-worthy brunch yourself and impressing the pants off of all said friends. And, being a pro, you’ve totally got this. …

Instagram account full of desserts in Paris is the definition of food heaven

Parisian desserts are the reason they call Paris the ‘City of Love’. On his Instagram account, graphic designer and chef patissier Tal Spiegel …

10 Beautiful Canal Towns (That Aren't Venice)

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>When it comes to a romantic punt along a canal, Venice, Italy is always top of mind. But plenty of other cities around the world are built around enchanting canal systems. Here are 10 of the most beautiful canal towns that aren't Venice.<p><b>1. Amsterdam,</b> …

12 reasons Luxembourg is the best country in the world

The area of the whole country is 998 square miles, and as of January it counted 562,958 inhabitants.<p>Luxembourg has a stable political landscape and is the ninth-least-corrupt country in the world.<p>For 19 years until 2013, the country was led by the head of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV), …

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Outdoors

The World’s Best Hotel Service 2015

Disney hotels have become expert at coddling both parents and kids, and this branch of the mouse-ear empire ranked at No. 2 in the U.S. for families. …

Hospitality

Road Trip: Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Explore the sights and sounds of the Wild Atlantic Way, and meet the people who make it unforgettable.<p>At the western fringe of Europe is a marginal zone where the force of the Atlantic crashes against the jagged rock defenses of Ireland’s western seaboard. The Wild Atlantic Way, a new driving route …

How to Create Your Own Travel Sketchbook

Set down the camera, pick up a paintbrush, and create lasting memories.<p>I’ve been sketching my way around the world for five years now, and I can safely say the practice has forever changed me as a traveler. I love how my sketchbook slows me down, throws all of my senses wide open, and paves the way …

Sketching

GQ City Guide: Belfast

Dine out in the best venues in the Cathedral Quarter with the GQ guide to Belfast<p>For the galloping gourmand, the magnificent Merchant Hotel (16 …

The Perfect Day in Dublin

If you're in town on a layover or only have one day to explore, Dublin will not disappoint. Here's how to see the best of Ireland's capital.<p>To get a crash course on all things Dublin, start your day with a visit to the activityThe Little Museum of DublinThe Little Museum of Dublin. This charming …