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15 jazz records for people who don't like jazz

<b>Busting the myth of jazz as a private island for the smug, middle-aged and lonely.</b><p>When the idea for this feature first came up it was with the …

Vinyl Records

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts According To TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards

Staying at an all-inclusive resort is a guaranteed way to clear your travels of stress -- everything you need is at your fingertips and there's no need to spend your precious vacation time running to the ATM or toting around a credit card.<p>TripAdvisor announced today the winners of its 2013 …

10 Ways to Get to Your Gate Faster

Whether you're making a tight connection or you just left your house a little late, you'll zip to the gate without getting lost, hung up at security, or delayed by other people if you follow these 10 tips.<p><b>Apply for TSA PreCheck</b><p>With the TSA PreCheck program, you'll get to use a special screening …

A Virtual Photo Walk Through Toronto

At National Geographic Travel we know that our readers are passionate about using cameras to document their adventures abroad and at home. The number of ways we can share our photographs these days can be overwhelming, so, I consider it my duty to add yet one more option to the befuddling array: …

10 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Ireland

Outdoors lovers will find lots to be excited about in Ireland, with acres of wild and windswept countryside, cute-as-a-button villages and hair-raising coastal cliffs making up the country's surprisingly varied scenery. From mesmerizing UNESCO World Heritage sites to unique vistas that beg to be …

Ireland

Toronto

Toronto hides its charms under a practical façade. "If it were a wine, it would not be fruit forward," says Canadian author Andrew Pyper. "You need to pour it into a decanter and let it sit for an hour." Indeed, this "wine" is reaching its peak now. The capital of <b>Ontario</b> is experiencing a building …

Maine’s most charming lighthouses

With more than 60 beacons dotting its seacoast, the US’ easternmost state is the best place to admire these romantic reminders of New England’s past.

New England

Top 10 Caribbean Cruise Lines

Nearly every cruise company offers Caribbean itineraries these days, but let's face it, some just do it better than others. Whether they have their own private islands or craft shore excursions just for you, the ten cruise lines we've chosen for this list are among the very best.<p><b>Disney Cruise …

Top 20 free things to do in Dublin

Dublin may not be the cheapest destination in Europe but don’t let that stop you; some of the best stuff to see and do here is completely free.<p>From walking tours to tranquil gardens and Oscar Wilde to Samuel Beckett, here's our guide to enjoying Ireland's capital without reaching for your bank card.<p>…

Ireland

The 20 Best Bands at Lollapalooza You Haven't Heard

<b>This has long been my theory:</b> Festival bookers have become some of the music business's last true tastemakers. Six months or earlier, they're tasked with identifying and booking acts people will want to see the following summer. Or hopefully, next summer in a better timeslot on a bigger stage. …

34 Courses That Every Golfer Must Play

We've created the ultimate bucket list for golfers.<p>Some of these golf courses are famous for their rich history, while others offer breathtaking views and unique locations.<p>From Scotland's historic Muirfield to the Dominican Republic's challenging Teeth of the Dog, here are the golf courses every …

Golf

See the Adirondacks Like Your Grandaddy Did (With Better Food and Bedding)

<b>EXPERIENCE</b>: Ausable Chasm. As you squeeze through walls of rock in an inflatable raft on a chute of whitewater, you might experience the nirvana that tourists did back in the '70s -- the 1870s, that is -- when larger wooden boats were pulled back into place through an elaborate pulley system. You …

A Local's Guide To Portland, Oregon

<b>We caught up with Olivia Raymer, product manager at BootsnAll Travel Network to get an insider's advice on the best way to explore the Portland local food scene.</b><p><b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> Bridges, mountains, and rivers. While you might get a peek of Mt. Hood if you fly in on a …

Oregon

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

5 Reasons to Go to Toronto Now

Canada’s largest city has something for everyone. Toronto is home to 2.7 million residents from over 200 cultures, and this diversity is reflected …

Film Festivals

Cruising to Bermuda

Considering a cruise? Love ‘em or hate ‘em, seasoned travelers seem to have strong opinions on the subject.<p>And there’s no denying the impact the industry has had on how families travel. Cruise lines have not only increased capacity by more than 2,000 percent since 1970, they’re working overtime to …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

1963: The Year the Beatles Found Their Voice

Listening to a young band rapidly assimilating and remixing genres it would soon transcend<p>Having spent entirely too much of my life studying all matters Beatles-related, I sometimes like to play a parlor game with other fans. I ask them which year was the band’s best, before offering an answer of …

The 2013 Songs of the Summer

<b>This is the second year</b> I've compiled a Songs of the Summer package, but let's be clear: I'm not any closer to believing the entire "Song of the Summer" concept is anything more than a bullshit media construct. Like I said last year, Major League Baseball is seasonal. Music shouldn't be. Yes, there …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Discover the Pacific Northwest: The Roadtrip You Always Wanted

Suddenly, it's summer; school is winding down and temperatures are climbing as you scramble for vacation ideas. The Pacific Northwest is the ultimate outdoor experience -- hiking the cool, majestic old-growth forests of the Pacific Peninsula, the majestic snow-capped peaks, boating or kayaking the …

Columbia River

5 Favorite Summer Spots in New York

Those of us in Travelzoo's New York office are eagerly awaiting summer and its street festivals, rooftop lounges and concerts at Central Park. However, we're far from the only ones who love these spots, and sometimes we need a break from the crowds.<p>We're sharing our favorite less-explored summer …