Tracy Costello

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Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King

Ten years after his death, three writers explore the cult of the mythical late Doors singer<p><b>Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the</b> …

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11 Photos Of Mount Kirkjufell Will Convince You To Fly To Iceland

No, you're not in a dream. This dazzling mountain is called Kirkjufell, and it really, truly exists.<p>The mountain is near Grundarfjörður, a teensy-weensy town in western Iceland. With a summit 1,500 feet above sea level, Mount Kirkjufell the biggest landmark in the village of about 900 …

The 9 Best Places To Skinny Dip Around The World

Ever felt the urge to dive in sans clothing? The Skinny Dipping Report has nine fabulous spots around the world.<p>Self-described as "the world's …

Best Budget Friendly All-Inclusive Resorts

Photo Courtesy of Krystal Cancun. Article by Chanize Thorpe, contributor to Budget Travel.<p>It's a fact that all-inclusive resorts can be expensive, with the average nightly rate at some of the bigger chains running $450 -- per person. And when you find one in your price range there's usually a …

13 Exotic Hotels For The Trip Of A Lifetime

The travel guide's senior editorial team selects winning hotels from more than 4,000 nominations sent by contributors around the world.<p>The 13 resorts recognized as top Exotic Hideaways — defined as "destination hotels for a trip of a lifetime" — provide unparalleled service in incredible settings, …

Indigenous Peoples

The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …

Best Beaches Coast to Coast

With 12,383 miles of coastline in the United States, finding the best beach escape is no small task. Jetsetter.com picks eight great sandy spots from coast to coast.<p>Follow Jetsetter.com on Twitter: www.twitter.com/jetsetterdotcom

Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S. (Photos)

The world’s best hotels and resorts aren’t necessarily overseas. In this list, readers pick the most impressive properties right here at home, from …

The Winter Getaways You Can STILL Book

Got some vacation time you have to use up before the end of the year? Maybe instead of scheduling a handful of random staycation days, it’s time you …

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to soak up …

Here Is a List of the Best 50 Bars in the World

Cocktail industry publication <i>Drinks International</i> has just unleashed its 2013 list of the <b>World's Best Bars</b> — determined by "the most influential and knowledgeable bar industry professionals on the planet" — during a (live-Tweeted) ceremony in London. For the second consecutive year, London's …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

7 Beach Resorts that are Affordable AND Awesome

Most of us have to stick to a budget when we plan a vacation, and we know that considering a hotel's value is just as important as considering its …

Costa Rica

10 U.S. Destinations You Should Visit In 2014

Planning a vacation in the US next year but aren't sure where to go? After all, it's a big place! For the fourth year running, our travel experts have scoured the States to make the decision a bit easier for you.<p>While Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 covers global must-sees, including Chicago …

The Biggest Social Network No One Is Talking About: Gamers

The NSA is spying on gamers for the same reason it wants to spy on your Facebook account. It's a clear map of your relationships.<p>The easy reaction to today's revelation in the Guardian that the National Security Agency spied on major games and gaming networks is amusement. Yes, it's innately …