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The best sights and bites in Hong Kong: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Trek to the infinity pool near Tai O<p>For a beautiful day, start in the little fishing village of Tai O, trek around the lake and up towards a manmade pool nicknamed “infinity pool”. It’s not too long (around an hour) and has many beautiful views of the hills and sea – you can even spot …

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Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

T+L Deals: Fall Foliage Getaways

Add a little color to your autumn.<p>Utah<p>Get 38% off from luxurious desert retreat Red Mountain Resort, right on the edge of Zion National Park.<p><b>The Deal</b> …

The Best French Countryside Resorts (PHOTOS)

Rolling fields of Provençal lavender, hundred-year-old wineries in Beaujolais, the striking Alpine backdrops of Avoriaz: no matter where you look, the French countryside is spectacular come springtime, and at these idyllic retreats, the magic is on full display.<p><i>--By Nikki Ekstein</i><p>See All of The Best …

10 Best National Parks to Visit in 2015

There's never a bad time to visit America's amazing national parks, but with 58 of them in total, not to mention more than 100 national monuments, the decision of which one to visit can feel overwhelming. To make it easier, we've handpicked 10 bucket-list national parks--with new facilities, …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

Five Amazing Places to Spend Christmas in South East Asia

If the idea of snow, ice, family arguments and the stress of feeding the 5000 is just too much for another year, then a Christmas getaway to the tropics might be just the ticket. <i>South East Asia</i> is the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday away from everything that causes the blood to boil. If …

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

Top 10 Things to Do in Japan

In a nation as culturally rich as Japan, it can be hard to know how to spend your time there. Here are ten of our favorite things to do.<p><b>Visit Kyoto’s Ancient Sites</b><br>Japan’s capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is bathed in history. The most iconic remnant of the city’s imperial past is the outrageously …

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The 2014 Best of the Best Hotel Awards

"But what's your favorite hotel?" It's the question most often asked of Jetsetter's editors by friends, relatives and brand new acquaintances. It's a topic we never tire of debating over computer monitors in the editorial department. And, most important, it's what lies at the heart of our first …

Spirit of 77 Reopens With New Bar Snacks for Portland Sports Fans

Inner Northeast's <b>Spirit of 77</b> closed for the summer earlier in 2013, much to the chagrin of many Portland sports fans. But the beloved sports bar recently reopened with a new menu that's perfect for beer-drinking (and/or possibly hungover) football and basketball season.<p>From the moment you walk in, …

Inside Portland's 1,500-Bottle 'Whiskey Library'

A new Portland, OR bar with <b>1,500 different bottles of liquor</b> on its shelves is set to open today. Eater PDX takes a look inside the <b>Multnomah Whiskey Library</b>, and finds a bookish environment complete with study tables, desk lamps, and library ladders. A rotating menu will highlight 12-14 drinks from …

Beginner vocabulary for navigating Singapore’s street food scene

Eating is a national pastime in Singapore, but the complex terminology can be daunting for visitors. Here’s a cheat sheet to navigating Singapore’s</i> …