Shari Viner

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60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

Making The Switch: An American Woman's Journey To Islam

I have met women who weren't Muslim and they've married a Muslim man, and they've ended up converting. But it's a rare bird who just does it for her husband's sake.<p><i>Each week,</i>Weekend Edition Sunday<i>host Rachel Martin brings listeners an unexpected side of the news by talking with someone personally</i> …

Is this the secret to the perfect-fitting bra?

Are you sitting comfortably? If not, is it because you are part of the estimated 80% of women who are suffering from that scourge of modern times, …

Just Back From: Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine & Food Festival

Historically, Playa del Carmen, a beachfront town on Mexico’s Riviera Maya, has been known for its idyllic beaches, proximity to majestic Maya ruins, …

Mexico

3 Tips for Streamlining Trip Fitness Gear

Taking a break from your regular exercise routine is a welcome change of pace on vacation—but if you’re gone longer than a week, the indulgent eating …

Fitness

7 Best Spa Retreats for 2013

As spring (finally!) approaches, ’tis the season to start thinking about renewal—from the cleaning out of closets to the reemerging from our …

Pacific Ocean

4 Great Spring Road Trips

Spring is the perfect season for a road trip. Who wouldn’t want to embrace the outdoors as vibrant colored flowers begin to bloom and temperatures …

Palm Springs

Ask a Fodor’s Disney Expert: Mult-Gen Families, Water Parks, and More

Who doesn’t love a few days spent at Disney? It’s an all-ages destination, which means the whole family will probably want to come. We’re turning to …

Walt Disney Company

Israel Itineraries: Beyond the Religious Sites

Israel is home to some of the holiest sites of the three major monotheistic religions, and millions of travelers head here on a pilgrimage of one …

Tel Aviv

Long Weekend in… San Juan, Puerto Rico

Botticelli had it all wrong. The shallow scalloped shell in his famous painting, The Birth of Venus, does not befit the goddess that stands upon it. …

Puerto Rico

San Francisco’s 5 Best Cult Classic Restaurants

San Francisco has no shortage of trendy new restaurants, but there are some classic spots well worth seeking out too—just don’t call them tourist …

San Francisco

4 Perfect NYC Itineraries

New York City has so much to offer it’s hard to see and do it all over a long weekend. Here’s how to get into a New York state of mind that matches …

Mark Twain

America’s Best New Hotel Restaurants

Hotel restaurants have always been a treat, but in the last decade or so, they’ve become destinations in themselves. It’s not unlikely to find a …

Hospitality

14 Things to Do in Paris with Kids

Paris is for lovers… and history fans, culture hounds, foodies, and shoppers of every ilk. Happily, Paris is also for kids. In fact, it has so much …

France

Travel Trend: Eat Like Locals, With Locals

There is no better way to discover a place and its people than via food. (As evidenced by our recent roundup of great food and wine trips.) A number …

Travel

Top 10 Cities for Night Owls

If you’re the type who doesn’t get energized until the sun goes down, you’ll love the after-dark atmosphere and legendary nightlife of these dark …

South Beach

3 Places to Find Picasso in Chicago

While the Spain-born artist Pablo Picasso never stepped foot in Chicago, his paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures catapulted to world acclaim …

Art

Insider’s Guide to San Francisco

Tony Gemignani is an 11 time World Pizza Champion, was the first American in history to win the World Pizza Cup in Naples, and is the owner of five …

San Francisco

10 Mistakes First-Time Cruisers Make

The entire idea of going on a cruise may be daunting for newcomers, but it shouldn’t be. Simply avoid these 10 common mistakes and you’ll be cruising …

Cruise Ships

NYC Launches Hyper-Local City Tours, We Test One Out

New Yorkers know that choosing a neighborhood to live in is basically the same thing as choosing a lifestyle. The whole point of living in places …

Italy

Best New Food Finds in the Riviera Maya

The recent second annual Cancun-Maya Riviera Food & Wine Festival highlighted some of the food-centric trends that are pleasing palates in Riviera …

Mexico

Best Alaskan Cruises for All Types of Travelers

Alaska is one of the most beautiful and diverse cruise destinations in the world. Its charms—snow-capped mountains, fjords and glaciers, hiking …

Six National Parks to Visit in 2013

When Yellowstone became our first national park in 1872, it was a uniquely American idea: a magnificent natural space set aside for, and belonging …

National Parks

Follow Favorite: VegasBill

You guys, we’ve got Vegas on the mind. And we think that this week’s Follow Favorite, @VegasBill, has a lot to do with that. He posts pictures of …

Disney Cruise Line Updates Disney Magic Ship

Disney’s first entry into the cruise-ship business began when the <i>Disney Magic</i> was launched in 1998. The ship, whose design harkens back to a more …

Walt Disney Company

9 Reasons to Go to DC Now

There’s more to see in Washington DC this spring than cherry blossoms. It’s true, DC’s cotton-candy blooms are spectacular, but so are the other buds …

National Parks

12 Hidden Gems in DC, San Francisco, LA, NYC, and Chicago

We begged, pleaded, and bribed a handful of locals in five of the country’s major metropolises (Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York …

San Francisco

5 Reasons to Go to Vancouver Now

Vancouver is a city surrounded by nature. There are few places in Canada’s largest West Coast city where British Columbia’s Coastal Mountain Range …

NYC’s Best New Outdoor Watering Holes

Whether you live in a pint-sized studio apartment or plan to visit New York during the (typically steamy) summer months, it’s nice to get a breath of …

6 Hotel Packages for Baseball Lovers

Several hotels are hitting it out of the park (we couldn’t help it) this season with packages designed to get you to a baseball game in style. By …

Hospitality