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Dangerous cities you should never tour alone

Many people are leaving their homes and embarking on new exciting adventures. Solo traveling seems to be the new big thing (<i>Most Incredible Trips for Solo Travelers</i>). While this sounds like fun, it’s important to take precaution and research your travel destination before you head there.<p>Some places …

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Surreal photos of China's failed 'city of the future'

The once flush-with-cash town of Ordos, China, has been called the world's largest ghost town.<p>Roughly 15 years ago, a coal-mining boom led local government to throw money at urban development there, in the hopes of creating a new epicenter of culture, economy, and politics.<p>Ordos New Town — also …

What the world’s best cities will look like in 2030

Two mega-trends — the rapid urbanization of the world’s population and the aging of that same population — will soon collide. By 2030, more than 1 billion people (one in eight) will be aged 65 or older, and by 2050, nearly two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. What’s needed …

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10 cities where you can afford to stay in a 5-star hotel

Knowing which luxurious travel destinations offer the best prices can help you see some of the world's most incredible sites at a fraction of the price.<p>KAYAK recently released its 2016 Travel Hacker Guide, which analyzed more than one billion searches in the website's database to provide travelers …

The Most Innovative Cities in the World

8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like<p>Cities used to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on …

Here's How You Can Afford To Retire In Paris

When we're finally ready to flip the switch to retirement, my husband and I intend to settle in Paris. For us, this city is as good as it gets and the world's best option for retirement living.<p>Step out your door anytime, day or night, turn right or left, and you don't have to travel far to …

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Ranking the world’s most expensive cities for expats

Moving to a new country is one of the most expensive endeavours any of us will undertake. Naturally, it’s important to try and keep costs down. This …

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The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – in pictures

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35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

48 Perfectly Romantic Hours in Paris

Leave it to the City of Light to deliver a dreamlike romantic getaway in two days flat.

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The Top 10 friendliest (and unfriendliest) cities on Earth revealed

Cape Town - The world's friendliest cities, according to Condé Nast Traveler were recently announced, placing Sydney in Australia at the top of the …

17 things to do in Vancouver before you die

Let’s just admit a Vancouver bucket list could go on forever. Isn’t that why it’s great to live here? While it’s ludicrous to pick just a handful of …

Old Landmarks, New Life in Classic New Orleans

A decade after Hurricane Katrina, a new energy radiates from the Crescent City. Yet old standbys continue to bring a welcome sense of continuity and tradition to the heart of New Orleans. Here’s a look at what’s changed for the better and what happily remains the same in three classic NOLA …

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21 Things You Can Do in London That Are Free

The capital city of the United Kingdom is famous for a lot of things—an unforgettable skyline, a world-renowned arts scene, funky shopping and …

People-Watching in Paris

This month's great read, selected by our editors: The sacred pastime of people-watching still has a prime place in the French capital.<p><i>"Une place, madame?”</i> Seated on one of the mismatched chairs at the café La Bourse ou la Vie (“the money or your life”), his yellow suspenders holding in a roll of …

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America's Best Cities for Beer (PHOTOS)

How do you tell a beer tourist from a wine tourist? One of them is much more likely to look out the windows of a tasting room.<p>"Wineries are as much about the beauty of the landscape as the wine," suggests Sairey Gernes, a beer-tasting enthusiast who's also the founder of Minneapolis-based underwear …

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5 Top Family-Friendly hotels in NYC—The Plaza, Eventi, New York Marriott and More

New York City is a family-friendly town. You’ll have no problem finding attractions, culture, food and shopping to suit the interests of you and your …

NYC hotels that love your pet almost as much as you do

If you're lucky enough to have a pet, and luckier still to have it along on your New York City trip, good news: a number of New York hotels of …

Handsome Men, Best Cities for Dating

Is the dating pool of gorgeous guys in your city more like a kiddie pool than an Olympic-sized one? According to a new survey by Grooming Lounge, it may be time to move: The most handsome men, the survey claims, are swimming in Seattle, followed by San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Boston.<p>The …

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America's Most Underrated Cities For Millennials

<i>by Allison Williams, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Main Photo courtesy Sean Pavone Photo/Getty Images<p>What is it with kids today? Pew Research found that Millennials -- Americans born between 1981 and 1996 -- are notable for being "confident, self-expressive through a healthy dose of social media, liberal, and …

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A Startling Portrait of African Cities—And How China is Building Them

An exhibition at New York's Storefront for Art and Architecture explores the many questions prompted by Africa's developing cities.<p>If a continent's …

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These Cities Have Lost the Most Flights

In the past decade, the U.S. airline industry’s landscape shifted from nine large airlines to four mega-carriers that make up a combined 80% of all …

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Expert guide to Las Vegas

Local laws & etiquette<p>The legal age for drinking alcohol and gambling is 21. Carry photo ID with you as proof of age when patronizing bars, nightclubs, liquor stores, etc. Anyone under 21 is not allowed inside casinos, although you won’t likely be stopped just walking through.<p>You must be at least …

City life - Issue 75

City Hall is located at the north end of the square<p>Lunchtime performance in Nathan Phillips square<p>Cityscape mosaic<p>Scale model of Toronto by the …