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We're Ready to Move Into This 7-Star Hotel in Bali With the World's Best Swimming Pool

Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia.<p>The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. The breathtaking boutique hotel …

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Los Angeles food trucks: Jon Favreau explains the allure | CNN Travel

Our Home Away from Home: Villa Rental in Costa Brava – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

Just two weeks ago, we took a break from work and had a relaxing vacation in Costa Brava (i.e. no laptop, no concrete plans and no work). We wanted …

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …

Best Tours in Europe 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Iceland: Winter Wonderland</b><p>Forget hibernation; Icelanders enthusiastically embrace winter. Here’s your chance to see why: Hike the rugged coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, snowshoe over the Blue Mountain lava fields, watch for orcas, and scan the …

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What to Pack: Safari

Kids may have Disney‘s Animal Kingdom, but for adults, few trips-of-a-lifetime can top the majesty of an African safari. From the bush camps of the …

5 Reasons to Go to Vancouver This Fall

Affectionately nicknamed Van City, Vancouver—Canada‘s Pacific Northwest jewel—has just put away the summertime gear in time to usher in fall with …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

10 Things I Learned from Vegas’s Food & Wine All-Star Weekend

Besides eating and drinking, followed by even more eating and more drinking, there are actually some lessons to be drawn from the many food-focused …

Food Network Star Damaris Phillips’ Guide to Louisville

Damaris Phillips captured the spotlight of a food-obsessed nation when she won season nine of Food Network Star, but before finding fame, Damaris …

"We'll Always Have Paris!"

Let me tell you a few secrets about my native city. From now on of course, they'll definitely be a little less secret, but I believe in sharing.<p>Nothing wrong with visiting the usual landmarks tourists' attractions, but I love Paris so much, I just want to brag about it and give you a different …

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Wildlife Encounters<p>As a wildlife buff, I’ve had countless of encounters with animals in the wild. These are some of my best wildlife …

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Latest Articles<p>How to Work Remotely and Travel the World<p>Traveling the world is an enriching, life-altering experience – but it doesn’t come cheap. …

Hotel Barge Offers the Rogue Life on the Thames

I was zoning out in a deck chair when I heard my husband's startled voice. "Look. Something's happened." Squad cars, ambulances and policemen were scattered about in a clearing on the side of the Thames River. "There must have been a murder. Look at all the yellow caution tape wrapped around the …

London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

Hollywood and Venice: A love story

Explore the backstreets and backlots of one of Hollywood’s favourite film location.<p>More so than Los Angeles, New York and London, there is one city above all others that film producers, directors and location scouts depend on: Venice.<p>The city’s good looks have provided the backdrop to some of the …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

10 Hidden Islands You've Never Heard of

Unspoiled and isolated, hidden islands are vacation bait for anyone with escapist tendencies. Protected from crowds and the stress of modern life, these retreats will allow you to become one with nature, soak up local culture, and live in paradise. So go ahead and become a castaway for a day or …

5 Hotels for Farmers Market Lovers

Come September, if you’ve got a hankering for Pink Lady tomatoes or purple Peruvian potatoes along with a little case of wanderlust, look into this …

Long Weekend in Seattle, Rain or Shine

Seattle is one of the West Coast’s most appealing destinations, with restaurants, nightlife, a fabulous aquarium, and top museums to please families, …

San Francisco On The Cheap: Do This, Skip That In Hipsterland

Despite its low-key vibe, San Francisco is notoriously not cheap. It's been called the most unaffordable city for homeowners, and last year, it was named America's fourth most expensive big city to visit [fun fact: Hawaii placed first].<p>But San Fran <i>can</i> be cheap! Behold these low-cost (and way …

Where to hang out with Uganda’s chimpanzees

Eyes trained on the canopy, the hunters slipped with speed and agility across the forest floor. Although communication was kept to a minimum everyone seemed certain of their role. Occasionally one of the party turned and shot a glance back at me, sweating and stumbling over branches and roots, far …

Summer Luxury in Italy

Summer in Italia is as close as mortals get... to heaven. Sun-bathed piazzas, colorful, aromatic farmers markets, sensual people throbbing to different music 24 hours a day. If Alaska is the land of the Midnight Sun, Italia is the terra of the Midnight Fun.<p>Italians are different than Americans, …

Ultimate Food Lover’s Guide to Cape Town

Surrounded by world-renowned wine estates (Napoleon purportedly adored the Cape’s Vin de Constance), abundant farmland, and miles of rich coast, Cape …

10 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Scotland

From wild marshlands shrouded in morning mist to rugged mountain peaks and glistening lochs, Scotland has no shortage of jaw-dropping views. To get you started, here are 10 of Scotland's most beautiful places to add to your itinerary.<p>1. Loch Ness<p>Photo courtesy of mendhak via Flickr.<p>Scotland's most …

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Travel in Bangkok: An Insider's Guide to What to See and Do

<i>By Keith Hockton</i>, <i>InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>Photo from InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>I've always been attracted to the madness and energy of Bangkok. …