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I Heart My City: Ana Maria’s Zurich

Ana Maria Malpartida was born an ocean away from <b>Zurich</b>, but that hasn’t stopped her from calling Switzerland’s biggest city home. The Peruvian-born, Swiss-at-heart foodie has been living in Switzerland for the last seven years and spends most of her time—and a good portion of her salary—searching …

European Travel

These Beautiful Caribbean Beaches Will Make You Hate Winter Even More

<i>Rum Point Beach in Grand Cayman is a quiet alternative. - Photo by SIME / eStockPhoto</i><p>Chances are, there’s one “must-do” on your Caribbean cruise, and that’s … to hit the beach. Good thing there are plenty of gorgeous strands throughout the islands. Here, our favorite picks in the top 15 ports:<p><b>1.</b> …

Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

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Our Children Took Us to Italy...

Recently, my family and I undertook a do-it-ourselves Grand Tour that had been planned entirely by the children. My husband and I were along for the drive. And to pay.<p>Our objective was to explore some of the important sights in the history of Western Civilization in the company of our kids before …

Somewhere in Verona

Verona is such a delightful city – it often feels like you have stepped back in time. We travelled there over Christmas and drove up into the …

Ten Perfect Winter Hikes

What makes winter such a great time to hike? For one, mosquitoes and other bugs are nowhere to be found. The crowds are nonexistent. Cooler temperatures make Southern hikes a lot more pleasant. And few places are as magically still as a forest covered in snow.<p>That said, the days are shorter, so you …

Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter

<i>Photo: Jonathan Rougeot</i><p>When planning a vacation during the winter months, <b>Ireland</b> is likely not the first place that comes to mind. With its reputation for being cold and rainy throughout the year, the winter seems like the least desirable time to visit. But there are a number of reasons why the …

Experience Heaven: Book a Star Bed!

Sleeping under stars is, simply put, awesome. The last sight you see before drifting off makes you marvel at the immensity of the universe and the beauty of those sparkling glimmers of light. Anyone who has ever camped can tell you that. And recently, hotels and lodges from California to Kenya are …

National Parks

Top 10 Oscar-Worthy Filming Locations of the Year

In addition to fame and fortune, Hollywood's biggest stars also have the opportunity to travel to impressive hot spots while on set. With the award season in full swing, we've cast our votes for Cheapflights.com's top 10 filming locations from the past year. Read on to see where we wish we could …

TODAY Show: Top Romantic Getaways for 2015

Travel + Leisure's own Jacqueline Gifford discusses where to go with your loved one this Valentine's Day—and all year long. Watch for some of the …

Top 10 Backpacking Destinations for 2014

If you don't get a monster travel itch after reading this list, you better check your pulse because you're dead, son. Dead and boring.<p>Photo by: Poler<p>With the World Cup and the Olympics quickly approaching, 2014 promises to be a sporty kind of year. Whether you're into being a mere spectator, or …

The World's Most Magnificent Mountains Visualized in an Animated Video

Five of the 10 most notable mountains in the world are located in Asia. The highest climbed, highest unclimbed, and most sacred mountain are each …