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The Best Indian Restaurants in America

When people think of Indian restaurants, they tend to conjure up the same image of white tablecloth restaurants with a random Bollywood movie blaring …

Fashion (India)

You Can Forget that Highway 1 Road Trip This Summer

Big Sur is effectively cut off from the rest of the state after winter storms destroyed a bridge.<p>Thinking about heading to California to take a road trip down Highway 1 through Big Sur this summer? Think again. Not only did extreme winter storms force Caltrans to condemn the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge …

California

6 Easy Hiking Trails in Virginia's Blue Ridge

All of Virginia’s seasons are worthy of your attention, and there are few better ways to experience each one than with a hike for fresh air. Come …

8 of the best weekend trips you can take on the East Coast

New England

The 5 Best American Road Trips

1 of 5<p>Route 66, Chicago To Santa Monica<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 5<p>Big Sky Country, Montana and Wyoming<p>3 of 5<p>California State Route 1 (Pacific Coast …

Madeira, the Portuguese island of eternal spring | CNN Travel

Travel

5 Epic Honeymoon Destinations You’ve Probably Never Considered

The planning is over, the anxiety has gone, the deed is done, and now it’s time for a major vacation. Coordinating a honeymoon can be one of the most exciting parts of getting married, not only because you get to do it together as a couple, <i>alone</i>, but also because the possibilities of places to …

National Parks

Pictures: Canada's Rocky Mountaineer Train

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train cuts through the heart of the Rockies and explores how a country came to be.

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Café

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

The Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World For 2015

They literally do it all.<p>Many savvy travelers will tell you that all-inclusive resorts are THE way to travel -- not only because all-inclusives handle the room, food, drinks and fun for one (typically) low price, but also because they're also located in some of the most stunning places on Earth.<p>As …

Dominican Republic

5 Amazing American Castles to See Now

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Castles. They loom large in our imaginations either as the one-time residences of European kings and queens or as places where crowds gather and snap a selfie with Mickey (we're looking at you, Disney!). Yet there are castles all over the United States. …

Napa Valley

Five Best Things to Do in Washington, DC, for Halloween This Year

From kid-friendly celebrations at the zoo to a drag race in high heels, our nation's capital puts on a Halloween you won't forget.<p>Plenty of cities …

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

5 Places to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S.

<i>by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy<p>While we all love summer and its days filled with sunshine and ice cream, we can't be sad for long--fall is on its way with all its usual bright colors and beautiful views. Here's where to find the best</b> …

The Most Scenic Drives In The Country

<i>By: Aaron Miller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/cjuneau</i><p>More often than not, interstates are full of barely alert drivers, endless miles of monotony, and truck stops with varying degrees of sanitation. They get you where you're going, sure, but if you never stray from the highway, you're missing out on all the great …

Travel in Style on the World's Most Luxurious Trains

To truly take the scenic route, book passage on these trains that are as beautiful as the scenery they pass through.

Top 5 Ice Cream Parlors in America

There's no sweeter way to enjoy a summer afternoon than with a heaping cone of fresh-made ice cream. However, before you settle for freezer-burned sherbet from the local drugstore, consider one of GAYOT's favorite artisan ice cream parlors across the country. Serving up creative flavors like lemon …

America's Best 20 Hikes

1. Hanging Lake, CO<p>Distance: 3.2 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 1,050 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Nicola Easterby<p>2. The Enchantments, WA<p>Distance: 8 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 2,600 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Mikaela Tangeman<p>3. Angel's Landing, UT<p>Distance: 5 miles round trip | Elevation gain: …

Hiking

11 Healthy Grain Salads Great for Dinner, And Even Better the Next Day for Lunch

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Long forgotten grains are suddenly everywhere and it’s cause for celebration and exploration. Quinoa and farro and freekeh, oh my! …

Quinoa

Best Honeymoon Hideaway Hotels in the World

Begin married life with an unforgettable trip for two to one of GAYOT's top honeymoon hotels worldwide. Set in romantic destinations from playful Paris to peaceful Thailand, these luxurious properties offer an intimate feel and plenty of pampering extras that are sure to let your love blossom. …

Puerto Rico

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

European Travel

These 10 Abandoned Buildings in Virginia Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

As if an abandoned orphanage wasn't bad enough, throw in some paranormal activity and you've got yourself a proper freak-out. This old orphanage used …

The Best Way to Experience Machu Picchu

Photo: Drew Robinson<p>By: <i>Drew Robinson</i>, an Explorer for <i>The Outbound Collective</i><p>Wander among the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu. Although some travelers may choose to arrive at the ruins by train, backpacking the 44.5 mile <i>Salkantay Trek</i> allows you to explore Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu in ways …

Where to Go for Breakfast in D.C.

Think bottomless mimosas are recipe for a horrible headache? Fed up with hour-long waits for some simple eggs on a weekend morning? Finding a no-frills breakfast proves pretty difficult in this city obsessed with scenester brunches.<p>There's nothing wrong with people-watching over a glass of bubbly …

Top 20 North Carolina Cocktail Spots

1. Top Of The Monk; Asheville<p><b>92 Patton Ave, Asheville, North Carolina <br>Facebook | Website | Twitter | Photo: Top Of The Monk FB</b><br>Top of the Monk has an …

7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

Sandals

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list. Luckily, we've found some surprising spots Americans are trekking to most, courtesy of Hotels.com's Hotel Price Index.<p>Whether it's a small-ish town …

American Cities

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015

Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a diverse range of honeymoon offerings, so it's important to choose the right destination. After all, that's the best way to keep the afterglow of a lovely wedding alive. This year there are a slew of newlywed-friendly getaways that …

Buenos Aires