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Berlin Now Has an Enormous Mall Aimed Squarely at the Tourist Trade

Berlin, Europe’s fastest-growing tourist destination, is taking a page from Dubai as it expands retail for the hordes of visitors.<p>The Mall of Berlin, …

The Best 'Cheap Eats' In New York City

But the city has amazing food at every price point.<p>We asked the so-called "eats experts" at The Infatuation, a restaurant review site, to help us develop a list of the best "cheap eats" spots in NYC.<p>The eateries range in cuisine from Middle Eastern to classic burgers.

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Lesser-known Capitals of Europe: Bratislava, Slovakia!

Bratislava is Slovakia's biggest city, and also the (very young) capital. The capital boasts an impressive historical centre with medieval towers and century old buildings.<p><b>Bratislava Castle at Night</b> (by Juraj Kubica)<p>Today we're 'traveling' to Bratislava, in this post I'll try to present Bratislava …

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Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

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10 Stories That Prove Study Abroad Changes You In The Best Possible Way

"What's the place that changed you?"<p>We're eternally nostalgic for college -- the things we learned in class and out (okay let's face it, mostly out) shaped us into the humans we are, quite probably more than any other chapter of our educational lives.<p>But for those of us who were lucky enough to …

Road Trip Bliss: Portugal’s Southern Coast

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Portugal is made for wanderers.</b> From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, <b>Lisbon</b> cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. To the south, the 25 de Abril bridge spans the Tagus River, a ringer for San Francisco’s Golden Gate. …

Madrid Sights

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

10 Books to Read Before You Go to Paris

An iconic character in films, plays, and books, Paris has morphed into a destination so romanticized that it's easy for travelers to be skeptical …

Top 10 Other Oktoberfests

Travel<p>Bavarian bashes brew worldwide, allowing stein-lovers to celebrate—wherever.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada</b> <br>www.oktoberfest.ca <br>Expect an authentic taste of Germany from a city that was named Berlin until 1916. Be transported by the …

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The City of Lights turning it on as the sun slips away. By @kristarossow. http://instagram.com/p/suYl5ToMSi/

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The Food Lover's Guide to Paris

• <b>Author:</b> Patricia Wells<p>The book that cracks the code, from the incomparable Patricia Wells. An acclaimed authority on French cuisine, Ms. Wells has spent more than 30 years in Paris, many as former restaurant critic for <i>The International Herald Tribune</i>. Now her revered <i>Food Lover’s Guide to Paris</i> is …

The Smartest Travel Gear

Crying babies, endless delays, and that one aggressive seat-kicker are almost inevitable travel companions. Doesn't mean you can't have a nice journey: savvy packing will keep you collected and calm. We can't promise the same for the new parents across the aisle.<p>Upgrade Your Luggage<p>Rollers …

Successful Instagram Strategies for Smart Travel Media Brands

<i>Earlier this week we launched our new report Instagram Strategies for Travel Brands focused on how successful travel brands use the social photo</i> …

The Blue Lagoon Geothermal spa in Iceland. Photo by Mike Theiss @ExtremeNature http://instagram.com/p/sx32ocIMSM/

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

Barcelona and Catalonia, Spain Travel Guide: Including Figueres, Girona and Tarragona. Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook & Maps (Mobi Travel)

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, …

European Parks—Mountains

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

Take an Epic Road Trip Through the Land of Fire and Ice

Travel<p>Iceland's Ring Road is steeped in natural wonder and mythical lore.<p>Travel<p>Iceland is one of the warmest cold countries you’ll find—especially so toward children. It seems everywhere you look there are pram-pushing moms and blond-haired kids swarming the capital of Reykjavik. The big hit for …

Berlin Struggles as the Fastest Growing Tourist Destination in Europe

Wieland Giebel’s stores near the Brandenburg Gate that sell Berlin Wall pieces for less than $10, miniature Trabant cars and 3,000 books about the …

Insider Guide to Portugal’s Southern Coast

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><b>Portugal</b> is made for wanderers. From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. Surf camps dot the 215-mile stretch south of the storied capital city. Part of the region known as the</b> …

Poland Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Poland (including Krakow, the Baltic Coast, the Tatra Mountains, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Krakow

13 Tomato Pastas for the End of Summer

As much as you hate to admit it, you need to give raw tomatoes a rest. You know that you’ll be pining for them come winter, but right now, you’ve exhausted all the possibilities. You've had your fill of raw tomatoes in salads, on BLTs, in gazpacho, and on bruschetta, and now you're ready for …

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31 Fascinating Photography Links for Quick Inspiration

As another exciting week passes us by, Toad Hollow Photography has been seeking to find the best photography and articles to share here with …

Warsaw Is The Cheapest City For A Cultural Vacation, So You Should Go There ASAP

London and Paris are great, but if you're on a budget, a trip to those sparkling cities might make you feel a bit, well, broke.<p>Thankfully, affordable options are out there, and you'll probably never guess where you can go for a culture-filled vacation on the cheap.<p>Behold, Warsaw.<p>The capital of …