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Tax time

Yesterday I prepared myself to do taxes. And, today I tackled them. I think they're almost done and it wasn't too bad. My system gets better every …

The 26 Travel Apps That Will Change Your Life

Smartphone apps can save you time and money while traveling—from hotel discounts to navigation tips. Wendy Perrin reports on the best apps of the bunch for Android devices, iPhones, iPads, and more.<p>The Perrin Report<p>When you’re on the go, smartphone apps can save you time and money. They can get you …

Revitalized El Raval is the Barcelona Neighborhood You Don’t Want to Miss

Thanks to a much-needed facelift, Barcelona neighborhood El Raval has an eclectic mix of medieval architecture, avant-garde cultural centers and hipster shopping you shouldn’t miss<p>Few tourists venture down the narrow, crooked streets west of the Ramblas in Barcelona. Once the city’s gritty …

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

The 12 Most Scenic Islands in the World

A beautiful island? How do you begin to choose? Our readers were up to the task, naming these dots, from Maine to the Seychelles, the most scenic islands in the world.<p>Capri, Italy<p>Secret swimming coves, turquoise waters, terraced gardens, and ruins of Emperor Tiberio’s pleasure palace lure the jet …

Secret O’ahu: sights only the locals know about

Most people think of O’ahu strictly as a beach vacation interspersed with hiking and awash with cocktails. But what they don't realise is that there is a lot going on that has nothing to do with the island’s sandy beaches, flip-flopped feet, or the big, sugary, impossibly coloured drinks of …

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A Wine Lover’s Guide to Porto, Portugal

It’s no secret to any wine lover that the primary allure of Porto is, quite simply, its port wine. Touting a history that birthed the world’s first …

European Travel

A New York State of Mind, California Dreaming, and Caribbean Fever: Weekend Roundup

This week we put our heads together to deliver some intel on a few truly excellent locations; New York, California, and the Caribbean. Before you …

These Overwater Bungalows Will Blow Your Mind

From Bora Bora to the Maldives, these overwater bungalows are some of the most beautiful hotel rooms you'll find anywhere.<p>St. Regis Bora Bora Resort<p>The bungalows here boast all the best overwater villa features: outdoor terraces with dining gazebos and in-room glass viewing panels, and Premier …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

Villa Rentals Right on the Beach

Here’s your next vacation rental: glamorous beach homes from our carefully vetted villa specialists.<p>Fortlands Point on the Beach<p>Located on a promontory that was once the site of an old stone fort, this seven-bedroom villa is nearly surrounded by private beaches, the largest a crescent of powdery …

I Heart My City: Emilio’s Amsterdam

<b>Emilio Brizzi</b> has been a professional photographer most of his life, and one of his favorite subjects is the city where he lives: Amsterdam. His love for the Dutch capital — from its detailed-oriented architecture and modern take on tradition and history to the laid-back independence of its …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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Where to Eat on Maui Now

The flavors that dominate Hawaii’s foodscape are incredibly varied—from Polynesian favorites like kalua pork to farm to table Molokai sweet potatoes …

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Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

European Travel

Pt 1: On the road to nowhere in Palestine

Lonely Planet writer Amelia Thomas hails a taxi for Beit Sahour, but come nightfall there is still no sign of her hotel.

Loneliness

Great Beaches of the World: Italy

When it comes to the art of living, Italians are masters, and this talent extends to the seaside. Combing coasts in 8 regions—Tuscany, Sardinia, Puglia, Sicily, Capri and Amalfi, the Italian Riviera, Maratea, and the Veneto (tough job, but someone had to do it)—Ondine Cohane discovers 50 fabulous …

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Top-Ranked All-Inclusive Resorts: Readers' Choice Awards 2012

Eleven all-inclusive hotels and resorts that scored highly in our annual readers' poll, including vacation properties in the Caribbean and South Africa.<p>Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve<p><b>About the resort:</b> Stretching out over 160,000 acres, this expansive bush resort encompasses four lodges—Selati Camp, …

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 …

Italy

4 Perfect Greek Isle Itineraries

A week or more in the Greek Islands—that would be pretty close to the perfect vacation, wouldn’t it? Famed for their sunny weather, crystalline …

European Travel

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

Bora Bora’s Dreamiest Overwater Bungalows

When traveling to a dream-list destination like Bora Bora, you want to choose the right resort, particularly since your room will likely cost upwards …

Tahiti and French Polynesia on a budget

No, there's no need to remortgage the house to visit Tahiti & French Polynesia. Despite a reputation for opulence and exclusivity, it's perfectly possible to visit these dreamy islands on a limited budget – if you make the right decisions.<p>Affordable accommodation<p>Glossy brochures focus on …

French Polynesia

Maui for foodies

From the steep slopes of volcanic Haleakala to the wealth of surf spots, Maui beckons lovers of sun, sand and surf. But venture just beyond the hotel buffet and discover what a foodie destination the Valley Island has become.<p>Maui’s culinary landscape is heavily influenced by fresh, local and ‘<i>ono</i> …

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