Rory Lambino-Torres

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12 Stunning Cafés Every History Buff Needs to Visit

The best historic coffee shops around the world, from Paris to Buenos Aires.<p>You don’t have to be a caffeine addict to appreciate a coffee house with …

Let These Children's Books Inspire Your Next Family Vacation

<i>Beach boardwalk in Prince Edward Island (Flickr: Nicolas Raymond)</i><p>Sharing books with children is a great way to step into other worlds, have amazing adventures, hear about other cultures, and learn to empathize with characters. It's also a very special way to spend time together as a family and a …

See The World Without Leaving Wherever It Is You Are Right Now

Don't see yourself making it to the Great Wall of China or seeing the Sistine Chapel this year?<p>Don't fret. We've got you covered.<p>Below are 10 virtual tours of some of the most famous spots around the globe you can now see from the comforts of wherever it is you're sitting at this moment.<p>We're not …

18 Life-Changing Adventures That'll Make You Curse Your Desk

Every day, we spend hours reading thousands of amazing experiences shared by the minube community of travelers, many of which make us curse the office walls around us!<p>But beyond mere office-fever, these exhilarating adventures also inspire us get started planning that next trip. They inspire us to …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Apps and Websites

The paramount of practical, problem-solving mobile apps and websites to simplify your travel queries.<p><b>Before Your Trip:</b><p>The fun is in planning your vacation -- said no one ever. Regardless, a little organization always pays off.<p><b>Travelboxe.com:</b><p>Launched in 2012, this website allows you to personalize …

Apps

The Balloon Highline

When climbing/BASE jumping pioneer Steph Davis says she loves something, as she just did about this video on Facebook, we’re instantly curious. “It’s so beautiful, so group-oriented, so technically demanding, so unique … so French!” Davis marveled in a follow-up email.<p>This may be a stunt, but we …

Family Time: Raising the Bar on Adventure

Before my kids came along, my husband Ish and I thought we were adventurous people. We weren’t about to do anything crazy like scale cliffs, bike-ride into oncoming road traffic, or bungee jump, but we were usually willing to try new things and experience life as it came at us.<p>Having children …

Backpacking Supplies: 10 Things You Didn't Think You Needed For A Journey Across The World

Getting ready for a backpacking trip is an art. You have to fit everything you need to survive into a bag that looked a whole lot bigger in the store. Even if you've stuffed in essentials like clothes, medicines, and travel documents, there are a few things that may not have occurred to add to your …

Most Romantic New Hotels in the World

<i>-- Editors, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Calling all lovebirds: These swanky new hotels -- all favorites on our 2013 Hot List -- are made for you.<p><b>See all of Condé Nast Traveler's Most Romantic New Hotels.</b><p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>The Best New Hotels in the World<p>Hot New Hotels Under $300<p>Best New Spas in …

Japanese noodles for beginners

<i>This is an excerpt from the Eating chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>Tokyo</i> <i>guide.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine how Tokyo could function without noodles. From traditional Japanese staples such as <i>soba</i> and <i>udon</i> to that much beloved Chinese import that is <i>rāmen</i>, Tokyoites slurp down an impressive amount of noodles in …

Japan

Backpacker's Technology Guide

Katie and I are two Americans taking a Gap Year. We're spending time in Southeast Asia, Central America, South America, and Europe. There's a lot to see while we're traveling and the tools that we've carried with us help us stay safe, have more fun, and stay connected.<p>Five years ago you would see …

Europe's Most Affordable Cities for 2013

For the intrepid budget traveler, few frontiers offer as many challenges--and potential victories--as Europe. It may seem like sky-high prices, particularly in summer, are a nonnegotiable in Europe, but travelers willing to expand their frontiers will encounter dazzling affordability along with …

Top 10 Things to Do on the French Riviera

01 of 11<p>The French Riviera has always attracted its fair share of visitors -- from the artists and writers of the 19th and early 20th centuries to …

France

The World's Largest Swimming Pool Is Where You Want To Be Right Now

It's not every day that a photo causes an audible reaction, but these pictures of the world's largest swimming pool are most definitely whine-worthy.<p>Yes, we told you about this glorious man-made pool that sits on the grounds of the San Alfonso del Mar Resort in Chile a while back and yes we know …

Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that passport and get going. To get you started in the right direction, we've whittled down a "bucket list" of ten of the world's most magnificent wonders.<p><b>Great</b> …

Philippines to promote diving and conservation in next tourism push

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is planning to make diving as one of the major drivers in promoting the Philippines.<p>“If you come to the Philippines …