The world is certainly not short of incredible cities. There are the skyscraper-laden megacities Hong Kong and New York City, historic cities full of charm and romance like Kyoto or Paris, and cities special
Few American cities are as quietly captivating as Charleston. I've found it's the type of place that sticks with you for a while after your visit, no matter how short — and I'm certainly not alone in feeling.
I went to Florence, Italy in 2013 to study Art History and Italian, with romantic dreams of ancient streets and cathedrals, Renaissance art, Tuscan sunsets, and endless amounts of pizza and gelato filling
Our readers had heaps of praise for the best cities in Central and South America, but one word came up repeatedly: beauty. With their mix of old and new, these places continue to entrance Travel + Leisure
In Canada, it’s tempting to go off the grid and lose yourself in the beauty of the natural landscapes. But it’s a shame to visit our neighbor to the north and not experience — even if only for a few days
What do Travel + Leisure readers look for when choosing the best cities in Africa and the Middle East? The results of our World’s Best Awards survey for 2019 made it clear that the criteria are very specific.
Spanning more than 17 million square miles, the world’s largest continent is home to over half of the earth’s population. This is Asia: a beautiful, diverse, dynamic place that’s home to many of the world’s
All talk of walls aside, Mexico remains one of the most compelling destinations for American travelers. Reasons to love the nation are many on the food front alone — tacos, conchas, sotol, pulque, mole,
After 23 years atop the regional throne, Sydney has been unseated as readers’ favorite city in Oceania. Granted, the capital of New South Wales didn’t fall far — it’s still No. 2, thanks to its “mix of
European culture, history, and food only get better when paired with the relaxation quotient of an island. The spectacular coastlines of the best islands in Europe — five of which were also voted among
In the two years since the destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, our readers have consistently supported the islands hit the hardest — including the sailors’ Edens of St. John, Virgin Gorda, and Jost
For the third year in a row, Travel + Leisure readers have named Anguilla the best island in the Caribbean. The reasoning is as clear as the turquoise waters around the island: Anguilla has gorgeous beaches,
When it comes to the best islands in the United States, readers gave the East Coast a near-clean sweep on this year’s list. Only one entry on this list isn’t located on the Atlantic seaboard, and that
The flight time (and resulting jet lag) required to get to Asia from the U.S. is no joke. But the heaps of praise readers bestowed on the best islands in Asia prove the effort is more than worthwhile.
How many different shades of blue are there in nature? It’s a question you might contemplate as you gaze out at the seas surrounding the best islands in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific —
As much as our readers appreciate beautiful beaches, they expect a more diverse experience when traveling to Mexico and Central and South America. The islands that T+L readers rated the best in the region
It turns out you can have it all, and at one time — at least when you spend time at one of the best islands in Hawaii. Visitors can hike up volcanoes and through jungles, surf and snorkel, or simply lounge
Travelers often flock to Africa and the Middle East to visit rich cultural treasures and sites. But those who journey to the regions’ dreamscape islands will find themselves richly rewarded with plenty
Elegant wines that accompany memorable meals. Solitary hikes through forests to cliffs from which to watch migrating humpback whales. Five-star hotels and charming inns. No wonder Canada’s Vancouver Island,
When you’re in need of a true mind-body recharge, the best fix is to get off the grid and hit the reset button through a dedicated wellness-centered getaway. For travelers seeking this type of retreat,
Wellness travel has reached a fever pitch, with new detox resorts and fitness-focused getaways launching what feels like every day. Even run-of-the-mill hotels are getting on board, offering amenities
Airports are often the places where a traveler gets their first impression of a country. Delicious dining options are remembered fondly, for example. The not-so-delicious ones, on the other hand, can for
Readers’ picks for the best international airlines haven’t changed much over the past few years — consistent excellent service puts many of the same 10 winners at the forefront of air travel. The ones
Flying domestic should be fairly painless, right? Travel + Leisure readers agree, and they’ve come to a consensus that the best domestic airports are not only easy to navigate, but a joy to linger in.