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9 Reasons Why Now is the Perfect Time to Travel

Been putting off your dream trip? Want to check a few more places off that bucket list? Feel like fleeing the country?<p>Whatever your reason for …

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The 7 Most Breathtaking Overwater Villas in the World | VIVA Lifestyle & Travel

Let’s face it, we all have (or want) to have experiences with our friends that are the epitome of #squadgoals. One of the best ways to go about …

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These 15 Airport Lounges Are Oddly Nicer Than Your House

15.<p>Doha Lounge – Qatar Airways<p>Passengers are treated like royalty with chauffeur-driven cars to the plane, a 5- star spa, and an extensive range of …

Airports

Cambodia Luxury Tourism: A Model For Others To Follow

Children with buffalos on Koh Rong Beach. Image courtesy of Song Saa Resort via Mark Bibby Jackson<p>The world is getting smaller, with travel companies …

Luxury Lifestyle

The New Way to Shop for Art: At Luxury Hotels

Now guests have the opportunity to discover and purchase local art work, without needing to seek out a gallery in an unfamiliar place.<p>Imagine waking up in New York's Museum of Modern Art, or tucking yourself into bed surrounded by rare photography or oversize sculptures. At Hotel Café Royal, a …

The 20 best countries to travel to right now, according to travelers

As part of their annual readers' travel awards, Condé Nast Traveler just released a list of the best countries in the world. The list is based on readers' votes on what countries have the best food, feature the best places to stay, and offer the most bang for your buck.<p>The countries that made the …

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8 Awesome Gadgets Every Female Traveler Should Check Out | VIVA Lifestyle & Travel

For some of us, wanderlust never dies. And whether you are a jetsetter, businesswoman, or nomadic wanderer, having the right tools for the trip can …

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Nine of the Most Remote Resorts in North America

×<p>Goods<p>Where To Go<p>What To Buy<p>How To Live<p>Cities<p>Nation<br>• New York<br>• Los Angeles<br>• San Francisco<br>• Chicago<p>We Don't Need Roads<p>Nine North American destinations so far …

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The best places to travel in September

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5 Secret Hotels Practically No One Knows About

​That is, until now.​<p>Talk about a travel secret that's been kept hush-hush.<p>Hotels across the country are rolling out smaller, boutique hotels within more established hotels, CNN reports. Not to be confused with a concierge club or presidential level suites, these accommodations are aimed toward an …

Marriott Is Preparing For Gen Z With An Innovation Lab Hotel

At the Charlotte location, the chain is trying out a bunch of new concepts that guests can evaluate by pushing a button or swiping a screen.<p>The Marriott in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, offers a familiar scene to anyone who's ever set foot in one of the chain's properties. Guests are often in …

Here’s How Brexit Will Affect Your European Travel

Everything's a little up-in-the-air right now.<p>While you were sleeping, the United Kingdom voted to remove itself from the European Union, a historic …

Europe

8 U.S. Hotels Where You Can Get a Proper High Tea

If there's one thing you need to do when you're in England, it's sit down for a proper tea. There's nothing quite like taking a break from the day, sipping on delectable drinks, and munching on some petit fours. Unfortunately, many of us can't get over to London just like that, but that doesn't …

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced

The World's 50 Best Restaurants were announced tonight at a ceremony in New York City — the first time outside Europe, marking a new era for the venerable franchise. Here are the winners.<p><b>50</b><b><br>Septime</b><br>Paris, France<p><b>49</b><b><br>Quique Dacosta</b><br>Dénia, Spain<p><b>48</b><b><br>Blue Hill at Stone Barns</b><br>Pocantaco Hills, New York,</b> …

Food & Dining

Inside Virgin Australia’s new trendy and luxurious business class

Air is where all the fun lies, these days. Hotel rooms are getting a gravitational pull into space nowadays. Airlines are revamping their services to …

Goyard creates a special edition travel set for Peninsula hotels

The Peninsula Arcade at The Peninsula Hong Kong will play host to Legendary Artisans campaign during the month of June this year. At the event, …

Bulgari plans to open a hotel in Russia in 2019

Italian jeweller Bulgari is all set to open its seventh hotel in 2019 and this time in Russia. The luxurious hotel will be on Moscow’s central …

8 places to travel while the US dollar is still strong

The US Dollar is peaking at the moment, which is great news for Americans travelers trying to decide where to travel.<p>For years we’ve had to watch our wallets in the expensive cities like Stockholm, Paris and Sydney —but 2015 saw the dollar's value steadily increase.<p>Now a trip to Europe is teetering …

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Ambitious new park to change the face of Singapore

CNN Travel's series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.<p>(CNN)How do you make Asia's greenest city even greener?<p>The answer, in Singapore, is to build a new park.<p>But not …

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The Best Beaches in Hawaii

• Trip Ideas<br>• Beach Vacations<br>• Hawaii<p>Begin Slideshow<p>Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) / Dana Edmunds<p>Hawaii has too many incredible beaches to visit in one …

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9 Reasons You Need to Travel More

Some people are born with wanderlust and spend their lives seeking new experiences. Others plan yearly vacations, enjoy weekend day trips or tack a few extra days onto a business trip to explore their destination.<p>No matter what your travel style, there are many reasons we need to go to new …

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21 hotels you didn't know were owned by celebrities

(CNN)More and more celebrities have been investing their Hollywood money in the hospitality sector as of late -- restaurants, nightclubs, and transportation services, to name a few.<p>But it's celebrity-owned hotels that have most recently been thrust into the limelight, though not always for the most …

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What to eat in the world's top foodie cities

Ever feel like you're wasting time in a world-class city by waiting in line at tourist traps or wandering streets you know nothing about? Sometimes the best way to get to know a city is through your stomach.<p>You'll have to eat either way, and walking food tours, booming brewery scenes, and tasting …

Food

The most lavish cruise ships on the high seas

Cruise vacations have always divided travelers. People either love or hate the idea of being on a boat with a couple of thousand other people in the middle of the ocean.<p>Whether you are a skeptic or not, many cruise liners provide passengers with the five-star luxury one might expect from a boutique …

If These Walls Could Talk: London’s Most Storied—And Stylish—Hotel Bars

If you think hotel bars are dated, tired, and dull, it’s time to reconsider. Step into London’s hippest new boutique accommodations and grandes dames of hospitality and you’ll find watering holes esteemed among the best in the world—superstar bartenders; niche, small-production spirits; and …

The World's Most Spectacular Hotel Pools

Indulge in a day of carefree bliss, relax in a luxurious cabana and enjoy a refreshing cocktail at a poolside bar. Where else could you do this than at one of the world's most spectacular hotel pools?<p>Rooftop pools are incredibly complex to create, but the reward is astonishing. Imagine sipping on …

Here's your guide to 2016's hottest luxury destinations

What is your definition of luxury travel?<p>Does it include experiencing exquisite lodges set amid some of the world's most stunning winelands in South …

Luxury Lifestyle

'Sharknado' actor Ian Ziering's newest role: Travel agent

Ian Ziering certainly knows his way around Beverly Hills 90210 and all its celebrity haunts – not to mention knowing his way around a chainsaw and some sharks gone berserk in "Sharknado".<p>Now the actor wants to bring those celeb hangouts to the average Joe.<p>Ziering has become a travel agent of sorts …