Alison Satriana

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8 Snorkel Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind

As some of you may know, I recently became a certified scuba diver to prepare for my 2013 trip to the Maldives. Less than a year later, I’ve become a …

One day in Brooklyn: the perfect itinerary

For many first-time visitors to New York, New York equals Manhattan. But just a couple of subway stops across the river lies a whole other delicious world that deserves your exploration. So set aside a day to take a tour of Brooklyn, with these hand-picked highlights from Brooklyn local, Brian …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

10 romantic islands you'll fall in love with

Whether you're celebrating your undying love or looking to rekindle the flame, what better place to do it than a secluded oasis set adrift in the sea? We combed the planet for the most romantic islands we could find, where idyllic sunsets, private bungalows and dinners for two are de rigueur. Here …

Amazing Thailand Luxury Trip - Crème De La Crème of Luxury Locations

Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America

Texas native son Stephen Orr makes his annual pilgrimage deep into West Texas, where high desert meets high art.<p>Far from the glitter of Dallas and the bohemia of Austin lies the lonely, lovely landscape of West Texas: a piece of hidden America that's made for getting lost in…and for finding …

Insider’s Guide to California’s Central Coast

U.S. Highway 101 stretches 300 miles between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, roughly tracing a footpath of 1760s Spanish explorers and connecting the 21 missions they founded. You’ll want at least three days to do the region justice.<p><b>Here’s some insider intel to help you navigate this fertile</b> …

Desolated Decadence: The Planet's Top Desert Retreats

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Tired of overcrowded beach holidays and of the hustle and bustle of urban escapes? To really get away from it all, it might be time to journey into the earth's most formidable deserts. Wastelands no more, many of the globe's most inhospitable terrains have now …

Deep into the world of the ancient Anasazi

BLUFF, Utah — Darkness was falling like a starry curtain as I pulled into this dusty town along the San Juan River.<p>It was mid-November, and a cold wind was blowing in from the desert. The lights of a lone café illuminated a sign ahead.<p>"Bluff, Utah Est. 650 AD."<p>My search had led me here, to a place …

The Coolest Places On Earth To Read A Book

Between museum visits and sightseeing, traveling can be a tiring sport. What better way to take a break than settle down somewhere beautiful and historic with a book?<p>Whether it's your vacation book, a travel guide or your handy map, take a time out with your reading material and enjoy your …

TripAdvisor's 10 Best Islands in the US

Eager to get away from the wintry weather but unsure where to go? Good news. TripAdvisor today released its 2014 Traveler's Choice Islands list …

10 places to go while they're still cheap

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

The World’s Most Underrated Destinations

How popular a country is as a travel destination has as much to do with image as it has to do with how interesting a place is to visit or how …

This 2,000-Year-Old Bulgarian Fortress Will Take You Back in Time

Built by the Romans during the first through third centuries, the Belogradchik Fortress sits a short distance from the northwestern Bulgarian town of -- you guessed it -- Belogradchik.<p>The fortress has survived some of the world's greatest empires, from the Roman to the Byzantine. Much of what …

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Outdoor Adventure<p>Top 10 Life-List Adventures<p>Make this the year you check one of these iconic Western experiences off your bucket list<p>Make this the …

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10 places in Europe you never thought you could afford

It'll take more than a discreetly tucked money belt to protect your cash in Europe's most expensive cities. Here's how to experience London, Paris, Venice and other delightful destinations for a whole lot less than the average traveler.<p><b>Paris</b><p>It's a classic case of supply and demand. There's only so …

10 Caribbean Locales Without the Crowds

The perks of the megaresort experience are obvious: free-flowing drinks, lots of chances to socialize with your fellow guests, and a sweeping breadth …

Check out the world's best outdoor travel spots

Go to India, not Nepal, for the best mountain experience, and to South Georgia Island, not Antarctica, for the best polar trip. And to Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada because it's "freakishly perfect for just about every pursuit."<p>So says Outside magazine, which recently announced 2014 Travel …