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For great-value city breaks, look past the capitals and big names; some of Europe’s liveliest cultural scenes are in its smaller cities
While Bruges can sometimes feel a little like a tourist toy-town, Ghent keeps it real. The city still offers picturesque Flemish architecture …
Photographer Kate Golding has a knack for the serene. Shooting in some of the most hectic and overwhelming places on earth, she always manages to draw out a moment of calm. This month she released her first photo book Within You Without You. The photos inside are a meditative exploration of India, …India
The luxurious cable car room is only being offered as part of a contest
Airbnb is typically known for letting people rent out their apartments or extra rooms. But here’s an Airbnb rental that’s literally in the air. Through a special promotion, the company is offering an opportunity to stay in a …Hotels
“When I think back on growing up in Dhahran, it seems like a dream. An American dream in Saudi Arabia.”
Photographer Ayesha Malik grew up in a typical American suburb with cookie-cutter houses, softball fields, and Christmas trees in December. However, her hometown, Dhahran, is located on the east …Oil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The show went on Sunday at the world's most-celebrated Carnival parades, despite a tropical deluge that soaked thousands of feather-clad dancers, wildly costumed musicians and masses of spectators at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome.
The skies opened up about an hour ahead of the …Samba
Anguilla has no right to be fabulous. The Caribbean island, a British overseas territory about seven miles north of St. Maarten/St. Martin, is a blip on the radar — a mere 35 square miles with just six traffic lights. It’s dry and flat, and its tourism scene took off only some 20 years ago; until …Anguilla
Before the industrial age, people shopped for food in their local areas – often in beautiful covered halls and markets. Jonathan Glancey describes the best.
When it comes to fresh food, there has long been a dividing line between Britain, the United States – or English-speaking countries – and much …Architecture
We’ve all heard of the Coliseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds don’t stray?
To uncover a few of those hidden structures, we turned to question-and-answer site Quora, asking “What are …Architecture
The streets of Chinatown in Singapore came to life on Saturday evening with an official light-up and opening ceremony to usher in the nation’s 50th Lunar New Year celebrations, also known as Chinese New Year and ‘Hua Qing’ (Spring Festival).
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This is Whistler, BC: an adrenaline junkie's Disneyland where the only thing that stands between you and your sporting dreams are the size of your balls which, if you have them and you live here, you should probably get checked out. While Whistler is commonly known as the STI capital of Canada, …Australia
These museums offer outsize collections of Impressionist paintings, modern installations, and folk art—without the big-city crowds
The first significant new museum of American art in nearly half a century debuted in 2011. But to view Crystal Bridges’ collection—from a Gilbert Stuart portrait of …Museums
These sites are famous for their beautifully preserved ruins
One day in the incomprehensibly distant future, our descendants will gaze upon the ruins of the Statue of Liberty or the Mall of America, and ask, “Mommy, what is that?” Over the course of human history, an astonishing number of cities and …Chernobyl
It is strange how some of the world’s most retrograde authoritarian states end up being such inadvertent conservators of both their country’s architectural heritage and vast tracts of wild, unspoiled nature. Of course, it was not their leaders’ intention to distinguish themselves as …Myanmar
Decide your type and find out below where you should stay for your next vacation
Niche rental companies are cropping up to address travelers’ hyper-specific needs, whether that means a house with a high chair or a condo with a concierge. Here, four we love.
For the first-time renter: BeMate
If you …
This is the stuff road trips through Middle America are made of: slurping milkshakes at a Formica countertop in a diner that hasn’t changed since 1950, cruising by fields of sunflowers and amber waves of grain that stretch as far as the eye can see, and stopping at the quirky, always-superlative …Kansas
Taking off on a journey alone? Have no fear. Here are the safest, friendliest countries for your solo adventure
Solo travel is the ideal opportunity to try something new, like a surf camp in Central America, a bike trip in Southeast Asia, or a visit to a classic European spa town. Despite the …Costa Rica
High design and haute cuisine meet crackling fires and snow-covered vistas in these European winter destinations
Europeans have dreamt up many definitions of cozy. Denmark has hygge, a concept that evokes “coziness when relaxing with good friends.” Germany, Austria, and Switzerland have gemütlich, …Europe
The devil is everywhere in Riosucio, Colombia. He walks the streets in broad daylight, his pink-tipped dreads falling over a blood-red cape. At night, she sits barefoot on a corner, playing her Andean flute and sipping chica—a murky, artisanal corn liquor—from a two-liter Coca-Cola bottle. And in …
Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.
In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …Colorado
Bring your parka, this ice hotel is not for the faint of heart. The temperature never drops below 23 degrees Fahrenheit and guests sport thermal …Sweden
If globe-trotting is on your bucket list this year, travel guide company Lonely Planet wants to tell you where to go. Its list of the world’s best travel experiences of 2015, part of its latest ebook, “New in Travel,” will take you off the beaten track from Ireland to Panama to South Africa. Here’s …Panama City
From Paris to Beijing, these historic castles and palaces draw millions of visitors for a glimpse of the lifestyles of the rich and famous
Imagine a castle: it probably looks a lot like Germany’s Neuschwanstein Castle, the turreted inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle.
Each year, more …Castles
Use our new travel calendar to make this your best vacation year yet.
Cold weather got you down? Perhaps you’d like to get away someplace warm this winter. Or maybe you’re already thinking about your summer vacation destination. No matter when you’d like to escape, this 12-month calendar will help …Guides
Having children doesn't mean the next few years of travel are all about two-week package holidays, self-catering accommodation, and strategic locations near gaudy play centres.
Read on to find out why the Maldives isn't just for blissful couples and whether safaris and toddlers really can mix.