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Best of Porto, Portugal in 3 days

Long overlooked for <b>Lisbon</b>, Porto, Portugal’s best-kept secret, is slowly emerging as a promising destination for travelers. Known for its wine bars …

European Travel

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

10 simple ways to travel without looking like a tourist

Why would you worry about looking like a tourist? It’s always been my feeling that it comes with certain disadvantages. You get treated differently – occasionally better, but often much worse. You are an obvious target for sales scams. And crucially, I think, you tend to feel more alienated – …

David Beckham

Top 5 Ships for Cruise Ship Haters

Cruise travel attracts plenty of haters. Just ask Tina Fey, who skewered it in her book “Bossypants” by concluding, “Cruises were designed to make …

The Best Pastry Shops in Venice, Italy

Italy

Lisbon, Portugal, Has Some Beautiful Buildings To Visit (PHOTOS)

Lisbon, Portugal, is famous for its Gothic cathedrals, winding streets, imposing monasteries and stunning museums. But did you know Lisbon is also home to some really cool architecture?<p>From the Vasco de Gama bridge to the Padrao dos Descobrimentos monument, there are many sites to be seen in Lisbon.<p>…

7 Reasons to Visit Lisbon Right Now

Forget Paris and Rome—travelers in the know are going gaga for Lisbon. Once one of western Europe's most underrated capitals, Portugal's largest city is suddenly on everybody's radar, and not a moment too soon. Here are a few reasons you should pack your bags and head over as soon as possible. All …

This coffee shop is more like a time capsule

It’s definitely not Starbucks.<p>In fact, the first impression you might get of Caffe Reggio, the Greenwich Village coffee house — yes, with two “f”s — …

Thrilling new exhibition shows modern Mexican art is bigger than murals

In 1921, as the bloody, decade-long Mexican revolution drew to an exhausted close, the distinguished intellectual José Vasconcelos was named to head a new Ministry of Public Education. In that post, Vasconcelos was instrumental in making a fateful decision: There would be murals — public murals, …

Art

12 gorgeous views you’ll only see in Maine’s Acadia National Park

THE OLDEST NATIONAL PARK in the Eastern US covers the majority of Maine’s Mount Desert Island (MDI), along with a few outlying islands and nearby …

Hiking

Don't Hide From Istanbul

This post was originally published in January 2016, but given recent events, we feel it remains a timely topic. We have updated this article with new information.<p>A deadly suicide blast hit Istanbul’s main tourist district on January 12, killing 10 and injuring 15 in Sultanahmet Square, at a time …

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Philadelphia’s 5 Best Walking Tours

Five tours of Philadelphia that go deeper into the City of Brotherly Love.<p>Consistently ranked as one of the country’s most walkable cities, …

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

From Strange to Stunning, These Are Italy's Most Beautiful Fountains

As ubiquitous as pasta, fountains can be found in every region in Italy. Whether a tiny drinking fountain or a massive sculptural landmark, they provide historical context and inimitable charm to piazzas and private residences throughout the country. From a fountain that survived the eruption of …

Italy

The Intel

Your next trip, only way better<p>What You Need to Know Now<p>Deal of the Day<p>Subscribe<p>Never miss a deal again, get travel tips and hacks<p>Will be used in …

Hacking

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These pictures will make you want to visit Pompeii, which was covered under a layer of volcanic ash thousands of years ago

Pompeii was buried under an almost 20-foot blanket of volcanic ash that flooded the city, killing 2,000 people.<p>It was one of the world's most famous and deadly volcanic eruptions.<p>The city was left untouched until explorers rediscovered it in 1748, finding that the ancient Roman city was virtually …

The Perfect Day in Seattle

Whether you want to spend an ideal afternoon or a layover in Seattle, here are the can't-miss spots every traveler should visit to get a taste of the Emerald City.<p>A day in Seattle is one spent outdoors—rain or shine. That's how the locals do it, at least. (Pro tip: Only tourists carry umbrellas; …

Seattle

13 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been to Fort Myers and Sanibel, FL

1. Any bad day can be cured with a sunset.<p>Florida’s east coast wins out when it comes to beautiful, waterfront sunrises. But honestly, who’s awake at …

Watch: Explore The Space Needle's Interactive PanoCam

If you've ever wondered what the view from Seattle's Space Needle looks like, today is your lucky day. The attraction has recently unveiled an …

How to Install an Apple TV

Apple’s digital media device, the Apple TV, allows users to stream videos, music and TV, using a high-speed Internet connection. It is highly …

Smart TV

20 Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand

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CNN

This Arizona 'Castle' Is A Beautiful And Well-Preserved Mistake

When it comes to national monuments, Montezuma"s Castle near the town of Camp Verde, Arizona, is one of my favorite mistakes.<p>The riverside cliff dwelling is believed to be made and once inhabited by the Sinagua people, a pre-Columbian culture closely related to the Hohokam and other indigenous …

Archaeology

Seattle Travel Guide

Travel Guides

How to piss off someone from Italy

1. Try to compare us to the French.<p>Italians appreciate and hold in high regards a lot of the same aspects of life as the French, but we are <i>very</i> …

The Real Manhattan Subway Map

By: Thrillist<p>Unless you're trying to get somewhere, the Manhattan subway map is kind of garbage -- it doesn't tell you the best bar near every station, or where all the secret entrances are, or really anything you need to know about any of the stops. That's why we put together this actually useful …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …

Italy