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5 Foods That De-Bloat Your Stomach Faster Than Any Other

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store …

The 15 Best Pizza Places in NYC

New York is a pizza-lover's paradise. There's nowhere else in the world where you can find so many pizza places so close to one another. You’ll find …

Essential Petra: how to make the most of a one-day visit

With its wind-whittled landscape, honeycomb tombs and silent canyons blessed by forgotten gods, the ancient city of Petra embraces human history on an epic scale. The breadth of the site, which is sprinkled over numerous mountains, accessed via narrow slot canyons and stretches across dry river …

Archaeology

12 Secret Towns in Italy You Need to Visit Before They're Overrun by Tourists

Florence, Rome and Venice are all obvious travel destinations. They’re beautiful, sure, but they’re also expensive and crowded. If you want to enjoy</i> …

How to Do Kaua'i, Hawai'i, Like a Local

<b>Famous and Worth It: The Nāpali Coast</b><br>Kaua‘i’s Nāpali Coast blows your mind when it appears in <i>Jurassic Park;</i> it will blow your mind forever when you …

Jurassic Park

7 Underrated Mediterranean Destinations to Visit on Your Next Trip

The Mediterranean evokes many idyllic images, whether it’s white homes cascading down the hills to the sea or a charming promenade surrounding a …

The NYLON Guide To Greece

If you can’t handle me at my Medusa, then you don’t deserve me at my Aphrodite<p>Sometimes the only thing that soothes a vicious hangover is planning an imaginary trip as a light at the end of the tunnel. So it was on one of those dreadful mornings, during which I thought I was hallucinating, that I …

Travel

Rome Travel Guide | Fodor's Travel

Italy's vibrant capital lives in the present, but no other city on earth evokes its past so powerfully. For over 2,500 years, emperors, popes, …

A quintessentially Tuscan town that hides a fascinating surprise

The Italian town of Cortona, 70 miles south east of Florence, is a standard-issue slice of Tuscan loveliness, with hilltop location, picturesquely crumbling palazzi and alfresco antipasti, not to mention the Britons in Boden scanning estate agents’ windows. What’s unexpected is that tucked in its …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Puglia Italy

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Puglia Italy<p>Updated on July 22, 2016<p>The Puglia (<i>pronounced pool-ya</i>) or Apulia region as it is known in English, is the most …

On the Spanish Isle of Formentera, the Charms of Italy

There is an island so perfect — the skies so blue, the beaches so smooth, the water so tranquil — that the seaweed off its shores is protected by Unesco. People travel from near and far to lounge on these shores, to swim in these waters, perhaps to break up the day with a plate of fresh fish, still …

Nashville: The Perfect Long Weekend Away

<i>Images Courtsey of Shutterstock</i><p>Before I moved to Chicago and became a Deal Expert for Travelzoo, I lived in the Nashville area for 23 years. Last year, Nashville won Travel + Leisure's reader's poll for Destination of the Year, and it's currently listed as one of USA Today's Hot Destinations. …

The Sicilian secret known to Plato and Churchill: the food and scenery of Syracuse

Back when Plato was philosophizing about virtue and Archimedes was defining pi, the most beautiful corner of the sprawling Greek Empire was Syracuse.<p>That is Syracuse of Sicily, not upstate New York. How a city in a North American icebox could be named after a beautiful, sun-splashed town on the …

15 Best Things to Do in Florence, Italy

Just 15, you say? We flock to Florence for annual vacations and study abroad, never quite feeling like we've scratched the surface. There are always return trips to make to the Uffizi, the Accademia, and new cafes and shops to discover, pockets of modernity in a city that seems frozen in time. It's …

5 Essential Smartphone Apps to Help You Survive Your Next Japan Trip! – Japan Info

Traveling can be very exhausting sometimes with all of the things you need to take care of – taking care of your visa-related paperwork, working on a …

Exploring Italy by train

With some of Europe’s fastest trains and most scenic routes, Italy is a great place to travel by train. The country might be more famous for its deluxe sports cars and challenging driving conditions, but Italian trains are economical, comfortable and direct, offering an insight into local life, …

Trains

Italian village trattorias: readers’ travel tips

Some of Italy’s best food is found in rural, family-run places where fresh, local produce is cooked superbly. Readers share details of their most memorable meals<p>If you live in Modena, as we once did, you are never short of fantastic places to eat. Which just shows how special L’Osteria del Garò is, …

Italy

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

Seven top day trips from Rome

With so much to see in Rome, it can be hard to tear yourself away from the city. But venture out into the surrounding Lazio region and you’ll discover that there are a whole host of historic sites and foodie hotspots to explore. Further afield, Florence, Naples and Pompeii are all within day-trip …

Italy

Amsterdam's 8 Best Markets for Your Every Foodie Find

For those who consider themselves foodies, the process of truly getting to know a place often begins at its markets. Markets are renowned for offering a unique insight into local culture and, most importantly, local food that differs from what you find in a restaurant or guide book. Amsterdam …

5 Things to Do in Salzburg Austria

What to Do With 36 Hours in Amsterdam

I recently found myself back in the picturesque city of Amsterdam for just a day-and-a-half, intrigued by the question of what to do from the seemingly endless possibilities! After much thought, my top picks for 36 perfect hours in Amsterdam are:<p><b>Day 1</b><p>2:30 p.m.: Arrive in Amsterdam, check into your …

How to Tackle Hawaii’s Big Island Like a Pro

A New World mystique hovers over Hawaii’s vast and varied namesake isle. While "The Big Island" moniker may overwhelm, Hawaii Island can be easily …

Michael Kors’s Guide to Hawaii

I always spend a few days in Honolulu—it’s the ideal blend of city and sea. The divine <b>Halekulani Hotel</b> is right on Waikiki Beach and close to some of …

Daytrip to the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii

01 of 08<p>From Kailua-Kona to Honaunau With Stops Along the Way Back<p>A great way to spend a day if you're staying at one of the resorts in the Kohala …

Top Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii

01 of 11<p>See an Active Volcano at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park<p>There are so many things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii that you'll never be able …

Lava-cation: Start Planning Your Hawaii Volcano Holiday

Witnessing red-hot lava explode from an erupting volcano has always been on my personal bucket list. But since volcanic eruptions are unpredictable and rare, it was one natural wonder I assumed I'd never see.<p>That all changed on a recent visit to the Big Island of Hawaii where by sheer chance I …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

Learn About the Parthenon of Athens, Greece

The Parthenon is the remains of a temple for the Greek goddess Athena, the patron goddess of the ancient City of Athens.<p>Where is the Parthenon?<p>The …