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The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

A New Restaurant in Tokyo Has its Own Indoor Forest and Cave

Whether you've visited Japan or not, you've likely heard about its incredible culinary scene — and its capital city, Tokyo, in particular, has some …

Japan

The History of the Color Blue: From Ancient Egypt to the Latest Scientific Discoveries

The color blue is associated with two of Earth’s greatest natural features: the sky and the ocean. But that wasn’t always the case. Some scientists believe that the earliest humans were actually colorblind and could only recognize black, white, red, and only later yellow and green. As a result, …

Art History

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

Hotel Les Roches Rouges

Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, Hotel Les Roches Rouges lets you experience a vintage French Riviera. It was first built in the late 1950s and …

30 Adventures to Have in a Lifetime

Every traveler has their ultimate list of experiences. Those experiences can include everything from eating street food in Singapore to seeing an opera in Vienna, but we’re fans of beefing up your list with outdoor adventures. With this in mind, we at <i>Traveler</i> put together a list of the ultimate …

Upside-down Christmas Trees Are the Newest — and Strangest — Holiday Trend

The holiday season can be a little topsy-turvy for everyone. But upside-down Christmas trees seem a bit too literal.<p>Apparently, the latest trend in …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Travel

Bird Nest hotel sleeps Kenyan safari-goers above the treetops

The hotel sits alongside a river in Kenya's Segera Retreat, an award-winning wildlife sanctuary that is home to herds of elephants, buffalo, lions, …

Enjoy a Cozy Evening in These Traditional London Pubs

There are plenty of cool craft beer pubs and sophisticated cocktail bars in London, but the city excels in its traditional pubs, with age-old stone …

The AirPods rival that blows everyone away only costs $40 on Amazon

There are precious few products we’ve covered that have yielded as much positive feedback as the SmartOmi Q5 True Wireless Bluetooth Headphones. Of …

Where to Eat in Paris Right Now

Our methodology is simple. We asked ourselves to be really honest, like “last meal” honest, about the food we live and fly for, and we canvased our trusted network of writers, chefs, and restaurateurs for the dishes they can’t stop dreaming about thereafter. What follows is the print-it-out …

Take a Trip Around the World for $1,263 This November

A deal so sweet you won't even miss Grandma's sweet potato pie this Thanksgiving.<p>At Travel + Leisure, we’re vocal advocates of ditching Thanksgiving …

6 Stunning Destinations for People Who Hate Tourists

Avoid the crowds.<p>Travelers have clocked 369 million international trips so far this year, an incredible sum equal to nearly 1.6 million trips per …

This Ridiculously Beautiful Resort Is the Best in Jamaica

And it's reasonably priced, too.<p>Considered one of the top resort hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas, Jamaica’s legendary Rockhouse …

Antiinflammatory

Santorini Travel: Iconic Views & Unique Experiences in Photos

Santorini is a dream destination for travel photography – whether you’re a pro or simply want to generate some Insta-envy, you can’t go wrong taking …

A Guide to Saba: The Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secret

If you’ve not heard of Saba, you’re not alone. This 5-square-mile island, just 28 miles southwest of St. Maarten, is one of the last unspoiled havens in the Caribbean. Built upon a dormant volcano, Saba is untouched by cruise ships and chain restaurants. You won’t find a Cabo Wabo, a Señor Frog’s, …

Travel

5 Places That Are Straight Out Of Fairy Tales

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Caitlin Morton.<p>Visiting these real-world places is like jumping into the pages of a story book, where castles sit on clouds and forests are carpeted with flowers.<p><b>1. Multnomah Falls: Columbia River Gorge, Oregon</b><p>This 611-foot-tall double cascade flows through Oregon's lush …

European Travel

Your Definitive Guide to an Icelandic Quickie

Steamy geothermal geysers, otherworldly glaciers streaked with volcanic ash and promises of puffins on black sand beaches: Yes, like many who’ve …

European Travel

15 Stunning Destinations to Take your Travel Photography to the Next level

Looking to take your travel photography to the next level? A photographer is only as good as the subject matter they photograph, and we’ve got the 15 …

10 of the Most Phenomenal Travel Photos You'll See All Year

These top entries from National Geographic's annual photo contest are serious eye candy.<p>From the gorgeous winding roads of New Hampshire to the dark depths of the otherworldly waters surrounding Tonga, the moments and places captured in this year's <i>National Geographic</i> Traveler Photo Contest are …

Tolantongo Vacations 2018: Package & Save up to $603

Travel

These Fairytale Tiny Houses will blow you away

Looking for the next cool thing to add to your bucket list? Look no further – it’s time to vacation in a tiny house. A new phenomenon known as the …

Tackle the world’s coolest country in just a week

Balancing on a rocky outcropping of Lion’s Head, a mountain whose oft-photographed apex is 2,195 feet above Cape Town, I felt on top of the …

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

Dive on in at these natural wonders! 💦<p>When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy …

Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

Dogs

40 Cheapest Countries to Travel to on $30 a Day or Less

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found that I often spend less when I travel than when I spend a month at home in the US. When …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Iceland & What I Wish I Had Known Before Going - Part 1

<b>WOW Air is definitely a discount airline.</b> I knew that when I booked the flight and had to pay for carry-on luggage, but there is something that I …

10 Products for Sleeping on Planes That Look Ridiculous (But Are Actually Amazing)

There are two types of travelers in this world: those who can sleep on planes, and those who can’t.<p>This one ability — or lack thereof — can make a …

Dogs