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A local’s guide to Edinburgh: 10 top tips

<b>Dovecot Gallery and Tapestry Studio</b><p>The Infirmary Street Baths, built in 1885, were the first public swimming baths to open in the Scottish capital, with the aim of improving public health. Today, the Dovecot Gallery occupies the old Ladies Baths space, while the Dovecot Tapestry Studio is in what …

Scotland

Quebec City Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Quebec is warm and vibrant from June through September. Temperatures peak in time for the tourist season in July and August and are …

Best Places to See the Northern Lights in March

Festivals and events in the Arctic Circle are just a few ways to spend March days waiting for the aurora borealis at night.<p>With longer days and …

Northern Lights

Discovering the magic of Edinburgh

The doors of the Airlink 100 bus from Edinburgh airport hissed open at what we thought was the stop nearest to our hotel. The desk clerk I'd emailed said the stop was directly in front of the hotel, which was supposed to be close to the city center. As the bus pulled away, we did not appear to be …

This Scottish Restaurant Is Hidden in a 19th-century Gardener's Cottage

Its seasonal menu will have you forgetting anything you thought you knew about British cuisine.<p>The vegetable patches on either side of the gravel …

The Best Washington D.C. Tips From Our Readers

When we asked Lifehacker readers for their advice on visiting or living in D.C., we got nearly 300 comments, a new record for the Hack Your City …

The Best Time to Visit Spain: A Season-by-Season Guide

To be honest, visiting Spain any time of year is a good idea. The country is blessed with a mostly mild climate, meaning that even during wintertime …

Bucket Lists

Do's and Don'ts for Three Days in Paris

Travel savvy tips for a short stay in the City of Light<p>Many travelers dream of spending weeks on end in Paris, with entire days spent perusing …

12 Surprisingly Roomy Pieces of Underseat Luggage

Goodbye, gate check. These carry-on bags are small enough to fit under the seat on most airlines but roomy enough to store all your essentials.<p>If …

Luggage

The Quiet Side of Ibiza - Alternative Travel Guide to Spain's Party Island

<b>Ibiza, the party capital of the world. When I tell people Ibiza is one of my favourite holiday destinations, they tend to raise and eyebrow and look</b> …

Spain's Basque Coast Gets a New Modern Hotel With a Michelin-Starred Restaurant

Located just outside San Sebastián overlooking the Basque Coast in Spain, a beautiful modern hotel has emerged from Monte Igueldo that holds a three-Michelin-star restaurant and modern furnishings from Kettal.<p>With 22 rooms and spectacular views of the Cantabrian Sea, Hotel Akelarre is a new …

Coastlines

Amtrak's Coast Starlight Train Is the Most Beautiful Way to See the West Coast

If seeing the West Coast is on your list but road-tripping for multiple days is not, you should absolutely consider Amtrak's Coast Starlight train route. The 35-hour trek is offered daily from Los Angeles and Seattle, passing through Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, and …

Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel

Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland, that offers guests the chance to sleep outdoors in one of five transparent bubble units.<p>Surrounded by the forest on all sides, winter visitors who are lucky enough to …

Northern Lights

The 15 best all-inclusive resorts in the USA

The various moving parts of planning a trip (including the supposedly stress-free process involved in selecting one of the best honeymoon …

Six things you should know about Canada before making a trip

O Canada, land of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s equally gendered cabinet, health care for the masses and plenty of plaid. As far as travel goes, you’re unlikely to experience culture shock visiting the country — but knowing a few things can make your trip go more smoothly.<p>Think metric (but not …

Why You Should Visit These 8 Spanish Towns That Time Forgot

Spain is such a diverse European Country, from the breathtaking heights of Ronda, the vibrant culture of Salamanca to the freaking delicious …

This is the best route to take for an epic road trip across the US

Thinking about taking a cross-country road trip?<p>Researcher Randy Olson figured out the ideal route around the 48 contiguous states. Olson used a genetic algorithm to calculate the shortest distances between 50 national landmarks.<p><i>Produced by Alex Kuzoian</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

163 Free Things to Do in America’s Top Destinations

Our favorite free things to do in America’s most-visited cities.<p>They say the best things in life are free, and for every avid traveler, it’s a …

7 Ways to Make Your Vacation Cheaper in London

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>London is a popular destination for tourists but has a reputation for being expensive. Here are some ways of making your stay cheaper whilst having fun in Britain's capital city. This gives you more money to spend on sightseeing, shopping and world-class restaurants in …

England

San Francisco's Best Rooftop Bars

Our sunny spring has been hijacked (boo to this premature chilly, cloudy weather).<p>But we're holding on to hope for brighter, warmer days before Karl the Fog sets in for summertime.<p>Because we love you, we put together a cheat sheet of rooftop bars that you can have at the ready as soon as a nice day …