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By Bryan Schutte | Must do before I die

10 Best Beaches in Mexico

White sand, warm water, idyllic views: There's a reason Mexico is a popular beach destination. And while sand-and-surf stretches like Cancun, Acapulco, and Cabo San Lucas often dominate the conversation, these ten beaches stand out for their unique activities, safety, surroundings, and overall …

Beaches

25 Secret European Villages

A few winters ago, my family and I checked into a restored 17th-century estate in the tiny town of Lower Monferrato, in Piedmont, Italy. Our bay …

Europe

Take a peek at the country's most beautiful national monuments

Here's what a national monument looks like<p><i>What's a national monument, and why is the president reviewing them? Find out here.</i><p>Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument<p>The Bureau of Land Management describes Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument as an outdoor laboratory that offers a "unique …

National Parks

The 46 Best Beach Towns in America

There are not one, but two beaches where wild horses roam free.<p>While a shore vacation may involve the same types of R&R (enjoying a lovely view, …

Travel

Flight Deal: U.S. to London from $400 Round-Trip

Flight deals for the second half of the year are still pouring in. Next up? London.<p>It feels like deals to Europe and Asia are popping up left and right these days, but as veterans who have been burned before by waiting too long to book a flight deal, if this $400 to $500 fare to London piques your …

Air Travel

This Map Tells You Where to Find Perfect Weather Any Time of the Year

One tool for your No. 1 travel question.<p>There’s a lot to be said for lingering shoulder seasons and quieter off seasons that present the perfect opportunity to explore a destination without, well, everyone else. But sometimes, we want to hit a place at its prime. Hence, the ever-popular Google …

Weather

The Best of Australia

It doesn't matter if this is your first or fifth trip Down Under—Australia continues to deliver, whether you're looking for a thriving art scene (Melbourne), a world-class city with a laid-back vibe (Sydney), or outdoor adventures (from the "Wild West" to the Barrier Reef). Want to learn to surf? …

The Best Local Breweries in the U.S.

Looking for a way to celebrate National Beer Day, which falls on April 7 each year? Look no further than these breweries across the United …

Beer

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

Death Valley National Park<p>Payne and Irish picked Death Valley National Park, which spans both California and Nevada, thanks to the park's incredible …

National Parks

Andrew Peacock travels 280 miles on the Colorado River, descending through the Grand Canyon.

Below the rim<p>16 days in the Grand Canyon<p><b>“There is nothing quite like it… a deeply entrenched water corridor… through a desert wilderness of</b> …

Adventure Travel

5 Incredible Shipwrecks You Can Dive

After learning how to scuba dive, you might be most excited to see all the reefs, with their brightly colored coral and fish. But the entire ocean is …

Scuba Diving

Skip the Isles and Athens: 3 New Ways to Do Greece This Spring

A far cry from the traffic of Athens and the high season island tourism, Northern Greece is noteworthy year-round for its diverse landscapes, ancient history, and innumerable activities both hedonistic and adventurous. The continuous flux of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the Middle East into …

Europe

The World's Best Restaurants Are Having Summer Pop-Ups

Get to them before they're gone.<p>Turns out, we're not the only ones planning our exodus for the summer: some of the world’s best restaurants are heading to the beach, too. While some are temporarily shuttering their downtown digs during the sunniest season and popping up elsewhere while they …

Restaurants

Where to Eat in Tulum, Mexico This Year

You might not get to try this year's most anticipated pop-up, but thankfully Tulum's food game is better than ever.<p>With a late-night pineapple-pork taco in the streets of Mérida as catalyst, chef René Redzepi’s love affair with Mexico has spanned close to a decade. In collaboration with his former …

Restaurants

Sleep Under the Stars in PurePods, New Zealand's Tiny Glass Houses

This brings "a room with a view" to a whole new level.<p>What’s the one thing that really makes a hotel room special? The view, obviously. While you can have an opulent suite with high-end furnishings, there’s nothing better than looking out your window and getting an unobstructed view of your dream …

New Zealand

The California Super Bloom Is Getting Trampled by Selfie-Takers

"Doing it for the 'gram" comes at a cost.<p>Taking the perfect, once-in-a-lifetime travel selfie can feel like a serious win. But at California's floral super bloom, the obsession with snapping a flawless photo is taking a serious toll on one of the state's most beautiful destinations.<p>Thousands of …

Flowers

5 Can’t-Miss Spots in Tokyo, According to the City’s Most Stylish Siblings

Ikué and Miyuki Uramuné share their favorite spots to pick up fresh baguettes, offbeat sake cocktails, and the best design books.<p>“For most young women in Tokyo, kimonos are reserved for tea ceremonies or watching Kabuki theater,” says Ikué Uramuné, who, along with her twin sister, Miyuki, launched …

Tokyo

Why You Should Go Hiking in Georgia's Caucasus Mountains This Year

Ancient villages, soaring summits, and thousands of miles of wilderness make Georgia a contender for Europe’s most unsung destination.<p>High in the Caucasus Mountains where Europe and Asia intersect, cowbells clang through grassy valleys, glaciers crown jagged peaks, and sunlight glints off of …

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Why Dakar, Senegal Is the Perfect Place to Learn to Surf

Marta Imarisio, co-founder of Malika Surf Camp, shares her tips for hanging ten outside of the capital.<p>Turin, Italy-born Marta Imarisio first came to Senegal in 2008 to research the country as a new destination to offer Italian surfing clients. She had a one-way ticket, seven surfboards, and …

Travel

20 One-Week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

One Week in Patagonia<p>The most direct way to get to Torres del Paine is by catching a connecting flight to El Calafate from Buenos Aires. You can fly …

Flying

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Egremnoi, Greece<p>It’s hard to find a spot on Lefkada Island that doesn’t have spectacular views of the crystal clear Ionian Sea, but Egremnoi (or …

Beaches

Exploring Guatemala's Vibrant Easter Tradition

Antigua in southern Guatemala has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979 for its cultural, political, and architectural importance. And while the Baroque colonial buildings in Guatemala's former capital are stunning in their own right, one annual Easter tradition enhances the …

Travel

The Most Beautiful Churches in the World

Whether it’s a Gaudí-designed masterpiece in Barcelona, an underground cathedral in Ethiopia, or a tiny stone chapel in New Zealand, there’s no denying the aesthetic draw of churches—and these 20 incredible structures draw extra attention for their angles. Here, proof that a little faith (and a lot …

Europe

11 Life-Changing Trips to Take in Your 30s

Your 30s are a magical time. You’re a fully formed adult, with all the responsibility that adulthood entails, but you might also have disposable …

Travel

Anthony Bourdain Says This Is His Favorite Place to Travel Solo

There probably isn’t a lot in the world that can still surprise <i>No Reservations</i> and <i>Parts Unknown</i> host Anthony Bourdain. He’s been to 75 countries—and …

Travel

The 25 Most Popular Places to Retire

For millions of Americans, retirement doesn't just involve more time to fix up the house. It involves swapping out the house itself for one in a …

Retirement

The 'Most Dangerous Path in the World' Is Reopening to Hikers

Thrill-seekers are getting another season on the Caminito del Rey.<p>The “most dangerous path in the world” is reopening for its third season after a …

Travel

10 Best Cities in America for Vegan Food

When you travel in the US, do you wonder about where to find vegan food? Here are the best cities where you’ll be spoilt for choice:<p>Portland<p>With 150 …

Restaurants

How to Plan the Perfect Honeymoon: Travelogue Podcast

Should you honeymoon right after the wedding, or wait? Stay close to home, or head somewhere far-flung? Traveler editors debate.<p>Tahiti. Santorini. Bali, the Bahamas, Bermuda. All have attracted newlyweds in droves in the past decade—and indeed, all were voted the best honeymoon islands in the world …

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