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Is This The Best Resort In The World? Some Think So

Every year, travel magazines and industry groups come out with their "best" awards--best airlines, best resorts, best cruise ships, best travel agents, and so on. I'm always a little dubious about these accolades, mainly because there's no way that every voter could possibly have stayed in, booked …

The ultimate guide to eating in any city's Koreatown

As excitement for Korean food bubbles over like a pot of <i>doenjang jjigae</i> left on the burner, more and more adventurous eaters are being indoctrinated into the world of <i>kalbi</i>, oversized <i>mandu</i>, and <i>gamjatang</i>. But why now? For a cuisine that has long had to play catch up to the better-known foods of …

South Korea

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48 Hours in Istanbul: Where to Eat, Stay and Play

<i>Streets of Galata, Istanbul.</i><p>Istanbul is one of the world's most historically rich destinations, a busting metropolis with one foot in Asia and the other in Europe. It's a city of many contrasts -- East and West, the old and new, traditional and modern. There's so much to discover in this beguiling …

Escape From New York City: 5 Must-Do Hikes In The Hudson Valley

Photo: Shaun O'Neil<p>Some fresh air, a flowing waterfall, vibrant fall foliage...it can do wonders for the soul. If you're a New Yorker in need of an escape from the city, a quick trip north into the Hudson Valley can provide a ton of options. All of these trails are within a couple hours drive of …

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

The best New York City restaurant for every type of cuisine

As part of its 2016 restaurant-survey results, released last month, Zagat compiled a list of the best restaurants in New York City for every type of cuisine.<p>From smoky barbecue to authentic Vietnamese bahn mi sandwiches to handmade falafel, there's a top-rated spot to curb every craving.<p>There were …

The View From Here

Istanbul has been a crossroads for centuries. Now the forces of modernity—of art and commerce, globalism and gentrification—have brought the city to …

The 16 coolest new businesses in Portland

From a boutique where everything's free to a startup that powers drones and a custom piñata shop, we rounded up 16 of the coolest new businesses in Portland, Oregon, focusing on those that opened in the last five years or so.<p>Scroll down to check them out.

New England

These 17 apps will help you live the dream of traveling around the world while working from wherever you want

That dream might seem too good to be true years ago, but with the growing popularity of working remotely and advances in budget travel options, it has never been easier.<p>Australian app developer David McKinney, for example, converted his van into a mobile office complete with electricity and …

Apps

What to Drink at the World's Top 10 Bars

The Black Pearl is known for its killer cocktails and prime location on Melbourne's Fitzroy Street. The bartenders are no stranger to "Bartender of …

48 hours in Istanbul, in 24 images

STRADDLING THE BOSPHORUS STRAIT between Europe and Asia, Istanbul is etched with thousands of years of history, bearing the marks of the Ancient …

European Travel

The Best Walking Tours in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's flat, compact, and lively streets make the city an ideal place to explore on foot. In fact, walking may be the best way to appreciate the …

How to Eat Your Way Through the New NYC Michelin List Without Going Broke

No, seriously. It can be done.<p>The Michelin Guide’s 2016 ratings for New York City restaurants was released last night and, not surprisingly, the list …

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The Greatest Bars In The World

<i>by Amy Plitt and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy The Freehand Miami<p>What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out -- and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class …

The Great Veggie Burger Caper

<b>THE IDEA:</b> Two vegetarian comedians with very different worldviews take on the greatest challenge in alternative meats: Who makes the best veggie …

Veggie Burger

Portland, Oregon, Has a Brag-Worthy Pizza Scene

People don’t always think of Portland, Oregon, as a pizza city—but they should. The Neapolitan style of pie reigns here, with a distinctive local …

America's Best 20 Hikes

1. Hanging Lake, CO<p>Distance: 3.2 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 1,050 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Nicola Easterby<p>2. The Enchantments, WA<p>Distance: 8 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 2,600 ft | Learn more.<p>Photo: Mikaela Tangeman<p>3. Angel's Landing, UT<p>Distance: 5 miles round trip | Elevation gain: …

Hiking

Here are the ultimate travel photography tips in less than 3 minutes

PHOTOGRAPHER Ray Demski demonstrates his essential travel photography tips in this 3-minute Venice video for COOPH.<p>We’ll definitely be slapping duct …

You have to try these 11 absurdly good foods next time you're in NYC

It's hard to figure out where to eat when you're in a new city — especially in New York, which is full of restaurants and food trucks.<p>But there's one unlikely place where the most unique and bizarre food samplings in any city can be found: Instagram. It's the perfect platform for figuring out where …

Comfort Food

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

National Parks

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Strategist, Web Designer, Author, Volunteer<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read …

Self-improvement

5 Easy Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

Piles of pastel <i>macarons</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A long stroll along the Seine.<p>Paris is a city that many travelers pine for, dream about, plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to. But with so much love comes plenty of high prices. In fact, Paris is one of the …

Oregon May Just Be The Most Stunning State In America. Here's Proof.

You can wander the whole United States, but you won’t find any place quite like Oregon. This coastal paradise is chock-full of lakes, mountains, rivers and valleys that blossom with life in spring and turn blazing colors in fall. You can hike, bike, snowboard, canoe, zip line or row along trails, …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

14 Adventures to Add to Your Bucket List ASAP

<i>Photo: Michael Matti</i><p>You've probably started a list already and spent countless hours behind your computer daydreaming...but here are a few of our favorites that you might want to take a look at.<p>1. Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia<p>Hike through Croatia's largest National Park to a series of …