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Malaysia road trip: from Kuala Lumpur to the east coast

I'm sitting in the conservatory of Kuala Lumpur's newly reopened Majestic Hotel, surrounded by a thousand different orchids, enjoying an afternoon tea that could rival that served at the Ritz. When I lived in Kuala Lumpur, 30 years ago, the Majestic was rundown, a relic of faded grandeur, and about …

10 Top Digital Cameras for Travelers | Frommer's

advertisement<p>The heyday of travel photography is right now, thanks to all the affordable digital cameras that have made it easier to shoot and share …

The Best Online Resale Sites

Whoever decided that back-to-school shopping season doesn’t necessarily have to coincide with actual student status is a genius. We’re always thinking about what to buy next, but what about where to put it? And what to do with those clothes that — admit it — aren’t going to see the light of day …

Montreal Getaway: Exploring the City Year-Round | Frommer's

advertisement<p>As temperatures cool down, hockey season is heating up. A winter trip to Montreal offers a chance to see hockey played in its sacred …

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What to Pack: Paris

Practically any season is the right season to visit this grand European <i>ville</i>. Paris has an enchanting magic to suit every mood. But come fall, lovely …

5 Reasons to Visit Cape Breton This Fall

Alexander Graham Bell, who spent 37 summers in Cape Breton once said, "I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps, and the …

What to Pack: Utah’s National Parks

Utah is blessed with the kind of natural beauty that you could feasibly ogle forever especially at Its national parks, including Zion, Bryce, Arches, …

Food-Lover’s Tour of Quebec City

Quebec City charms visitors with its historic monuments, manicured parks, museums, and interesting neighborhoods to wander. But no trip would be …

What to Pack: Lisbon

This European capital, beautifully-situated on the Atlantic Ocean coastline, has a seductive mix of contemporary comforts with an easygoing Old World …

Montenegro's coastal comeback

Once a haven for celebrities and royalty, the affordability of Montenegro’s 295km shoreline is slipping away as the tiny country once again sets its sights on the well-heeled set.<p>One of the smallest countries in Europe, nestled between Croatia's Dalmatian coast and Albania, Montenegro's lure has …

Europe's cheapest holiday cities

Fancy a city break that won't strip your savings to the bone? Head east, to Budapest. The Hungarian capital is the cheapest place in Europe for a short break, according to holiday rental site Housetrip. It found that a two-night trip could cost as little as £139, including flights, a few basic …

The return of Kashmir

Newfound peace comes to a divided paradise, where life’s pace is set by echoing calls to prayer and the gentle paddling of colourful canoes in glistening Dal Lake.<p>In India, miles of concrete dominate the crowded urban landscape. But in the remote northern region of Kashmir, the summer capital of …

Traveling North America: Weekly Roundup

We’re feeling inspired lately. Perhaps "obsessed" is a better word. With the Discovery Channel’s North America. Since we’re currently pining for the …

4 Great Places to Stay Near Yellowstone National Park

The coveted in-park lodging at Yellowstone National Park may be entirely booked for summer (as happens <i>months</i> before Memorial Day), but last-minute …

7 Best Hikes in the US

From coast to coast, there are endless trails to trek through some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. Rugged and technical to smooth and …

5 Easy Day Trips from Hong Kong

With its colorful markets, bustling tea houses, stratospheric skyscrapers, and multicultural cuisine, Hong Kong is one of Asia’s most exciting …

Foodie Weekend Getaway in Marfa, Texas

A strange thing happened about a little more than decade ago when a veritable wave of big city businessmen, European artists, and Hollywood …

5 Reasons to Go to Santa Fe

Santa Fe is the most visited city in New Mexico, and for good reason. There are tons of unique attractions and heaps of terrific eats, plus the …

I Survived a Weekend at Canyon Ranch

Swap cocktails for detoxifying drinks, lounging on the beach for workouts, and shopping for herbal purification treatments? I wasn’t sure what to …

Step-by-Step Guide to China’s Bullet Train

China is no stranger to advanced technology and their bullet train, racing between Shanghai and Beijing is the icing on the cake. If avoiding Chinese …

4 Perfect Greek Isle Itineraries

A week or more in the Greek Islands—that would be pretty close to the perfect vacation, wouldn’t it? Famed for their sunny weather, crystalline …

5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

Weekender’s Guide to Sonoma

I’m not saying that Sonoma is the new Napa, but it is a big swath of vineyard-covered land to discover in one go. Nearly 400 wineries dot Sonoma’s …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

10 Extraordinary Islands

What is it about islands that makes them so intriguing? Whether it's a tropical speck in the midst of a vast ocean, or a tree-shrouded hummock in the …

Jimi Hendrix

Find Your Perfect Shadow Primer Here.

These days, you can’t work a decent eye shadow without pairing it with an eye primer. What was once reserved for red carpet events or lengthy …

Perfect Summer Road Trip: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Perched at the tip of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island is the jewel of Canada’s Atlantic coast. Its array of natural assets, the main draw. Massive …

Long Weekend in Utah’s National Parks

The astounding desert landscapes of Southwestern Utah are almost overwhelming, not only for their beauty, but for the sheer sense of scale involved. …

The perfect trip: The Seychelles

There is much more to the Seychelles than meets the eye – beyond the paradisaical beaches, discover wild national parks, laidback local life and extraordinary flora and fauna.<p>Splendidly isolated in mid-ocean between Africa and India, the Seychelles are perfect island-hopping territory; hop aboard a …