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By Paul Katz | Far away locales and what to do once you arrive.

11 haunted hotels that you can stay in for the spookiest Halloween

With Halloween lurking at the end of the month and no other holidays in its way, October has become a month-long celebration of the spooky, strange and supernatural.<p>Regardless of whether you believe in ghosts or not, visiting a hotel that is known for having some extra guests can be a great way to …

Hotels

50 meals everyone should eat in their lifetime

Sometimes one meal is all it takes to make your vacation one to remember forever.<p>From incredibly fresh ceviche in Peru to the modern Spanish cuisine …

The Ultimate Cheese-Lover’s Bucket List

Cheese: the best reason to plan a trip.<p>Some people view cheese as an accessory to a meal, something to nibble on between sips of wine or with thin …

Lonely Planet

Google Trips is a killer travel app for the modern tourist

Going places<p>Google today announced Trips, a new app that serves as a trip planner and travel guide for anyone who is exploring a new place. The free app, which is available on Android and iOS, will organize your plane tickets and hotel reservations, offer editorial guides to more than 200 cities, …

Google

Your Complete Travel Guide to Vietnam

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>A Look into Each City, How to Eat, Where to Stay, and Transportation Options</b><p>After spending a few months backpacking in Southeast Asia, I've concluded that Vietnam was my favorite country in the region for several reasons. I fell in love …

Vietnam

The Essential Los Angeles Dim Sum Restaurants - Eater LA

A cursory Yelp search for dim sum in Los Angeles immediately reveals that search for the best restaurant is probably one of the most contentious dining debates in town. Pick any review at random and it reveals some pretty passionate discourse and claims of one restaurant being overhyped or …

Restaurants

Hotels in Italy and Beautiful Villas

From the best Amalfi Coast hotels to historic villas in Piedmont, here are some of the most beautiful places to stay in Italy.

Hotels

Hong Kong's secret night meal

Hong Kongers revere food so much that they’ve created a little-known fourth meal that’s only eaten after dark.<p>Even as the sun sets over Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong’s streets stay full. Well past midnight, visitors can find wooden junk boats sailing across the moonlit water, streets colourfully lit …

Hong Kong

Facebook’s Vertical Videos Are About to Appear in Your Mobile News Feed

Facebook no longer wants to look square to the kids, so it's going rectangular like Snapchat. And brands are already on board.<p>The Menlo Park, …

18 Amazing Breakfast Sandwiches in LA, 2016 Edition

If you're out at brunch and the first thing you do is peruse the menu for a buttery and cheesy breakfast sandwich, then this guide should facilitate your options. Whether it be something more traditional with a homemade biscuit and bacon, or a sandwich different and new school, there's something …

Brunch

Learn Basic Flight Attendant Lingo With This Handy Glossary

If you’ve ever wondered what flight attendants mean when they say things like “prepare doors for departure” or “cross-check complete,” this glossary …

10 Affordable Cities To Live Abroad And Work For Yourself

From Taipei to Yerevan, Armenia, these hubs are gaining in popularity with self-employed travelers.<p>From pristine beaches in Indonesia to picturesque mountains in Armenia, more freelancers and entrepreneurs are escaping fluorescent-lit cubicle life for less traditional “offices” overseas. I’ve met …

Ho Chi Minh City

13 delicious secret menu items on Las Vegas menus

Las Vegas is all about being bigger, better, and more exclusive — and the food is no exception.<p>And because nothing screams VIP like being in the know, tons of acclaimed Sin City restaurants offer secret, off-menu dishes that only insiders know of.<p>Until now.<p>From creative cocktails to massive steaks, …

Las Vegas

Celebrities' Secret Winter Vacation Spots

Here’s where to find Brad and Angelina, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, Jerry Seinfeld, Fergie, and other A-list celebrities in the wintertime.<p><b>Wintertime Guests:</b> …

Mary J. Blige

Touring South Africa in the lap of luxury aboard Rovos Rail's restored train

Kimberley's Big Hole is an open-pit and underground mine in Kimberley, South Africa, and claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand, although this claim is disputed.<p>There I was, paddling down the Zambezi River in Zambia, surrounded by hungry hippos and crocodiles with a predatory gleam in …

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

Hacking

15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit ASAP

Because this region is known for a lot more than its stunning fall foliage.<p>Because New England basically invented the idea of the charming …

Interrailing for grown-ups – why now's the time to explore Europe by train

Frseeeeeeeeefrong. I was on the 9.38 from Trieste to Milan, half listening out for that famous onomatopoeic train sound from Ulysses while thinking about the previous evening, which had begun with a trip to the former city’s little James Joyce museum, followed by an aperol spritz at the Caffè San …

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Iceland's Ring Road makes it easy to navigate a week-long journey through this ethereal …

Iceland

10 Strange But Amazing Festivals Everyone Should Experience

When you think summer, you think festivals. Sure, there's the North America favorites - Coachella in Cali, Lolla in Chicago - but there's so many …

Now you can sign an apartment lease to live anywhere in the world

Imagine signing an apartment lease that will allow you to live anywhere? It’s becoming more and more likely as travel start-up Roam makes it easier than ever to work and live anywhere in the world.<p>The pool area in the Ubud Roam centre.<p>Digital nomadism – the ability to do your job anywhere in the …

As Caesars Palace celebrates 50 years in Vegas, it looks to its past, present and future

Caesars Palace may be celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer, but the resort isn’t resting on its laurels.<p>Caesars welcomed its first guests on Aug. 5, 1966. The 680 guest rooms in the Roman Tower offered such touches as floor-to-ceiling windows and oh-so-stylish shag carpeting, and some rooms …

How to travel with just a carry-on

As an avid carry-on traveler it amazes me how many people are still checking a bag.<p>The usual response I get when I ask friends and family why they’re choosing to pay a $25 or higher fee instead of just packing a carry-on is that they could never fit all their belongings into one small bag.<p>With …

Hacking

13 Incredible Secret Alleys Around The World

Where to find pop-up restaurants, public art, and some of the tiniest bars in the world.<p>Back alleys can be some of the most unexpectedly lush, …

Harvard

Why Seoul is Destined to Become Asia's Next Hottest City Break

More than just Gangnam Style and K-pop, Seoul is a city where you’re witnessing development in ultra-high speed. Not long ago, the South Korean …

Airbnb listing in Japan reveals travel destination with exclusive use of huge private island

Sleep in a <b>traditional Japanese house</b> while surrounded by <b>rice paddies, beaches, tree-houses, zip lines and a lighthouse</b> on your very own private …

Service Protect will automatically detect when your flight is delayed and request compensation

Service is an app we’ve covered before – the startup acts as an intermediary between you and businesses where you’ve had bad experiences. So this means whenever your bags are lost by an airline or a restaurant ruins your meal, Service will interface with the business on your behalf to help make …

Airlines

The world's best hotel pools

The 25 best hotels in the world, according to travelers

We all want to feel taken care of when we go on vacation, and luckily some hotels go above and beyond to make sure that happens.<p>That's especially true of the hotels that made it onto Travel + Leisure's list of the 100 best hotels in the world. The list is a part of T+L's annual World's Best Awards, …

Hotels