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10 Amazing Ice Castles Around the World

Winter may be cold, but that doesn’t mean it’s not pretty. Every year, talented artists and craftsmen add to the season’s natural beauty by building incredible ice castles, seasonal structures that last only as long as the thermostat stays low. Show More Summary

10 Things You Should Know Before You Go to Tibet

By Charlie Carroll, author of Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet Everyone knows Tibet—at least, they think they do. The word alone conjures images of monks, meditation, and mountaintops; of blue skies, white ice, and red robes; of a spiritually pure Shangri-La. Show More Summary

10 Best Urban Brunch Spots in the U.S.

In America's cities from coast to coast, brunch has become a way of life. Whether recovering from a big night out or just looking to start the day day in style, both city dwellers and travelers find that a delicious brunch is the ultimate incentive to head out on a weekend morning. Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Go to Curaçao Now

Located just off the Venezuelan coast in the southern Caribbean Sea, Curaçao might be the largest of the Netherland Antilles (Dutch Caribbean) islands, but it still enjoys a reputation of being rather off-the-radar. This island paradise...Show More Summary

2015's Most Anticipated Hotel Openings

Nothing sparks the desire to travel like an exciting new place to stay, whether it's a cutting-edge property in a familiar destination or a jaw-dropping resort somewhere you've never been before. This year, travelers have a lot to look forward to all around the world, from Morocco to Indonesia to the U.S. Show More Summary

Where Do Travelers Want to Go in 2015?

Which destinations are most popular on And where are the world's new tourism hot spots? For the second year in a row, we analyzed destination-guide page views on to measure the most popular and up-and-coming destinations for our travelers in 2015. Show More Summary

10 Best Antiquing Towns in the U.S.

As today’s top interior designers look to the past for vintage inspiration, stay a step ahead and save some cash by sourcing your next home improvement from an antique dealer. In America’s 10 best antiquing towns, you’ll find yourself shopping along Main Street USA. Show More Summary

Week in Travel: Exotic Escapes

As the temperature starts to settle into a permanently chilly range and snowfalls hit towns across the U.S., let your mind wander to the beach, where warm weather and sunny skies fill the days. Whether you're eyeing a romantic honeymoon...Show More Summary

Super Bowl 2015 Showdown: Boston vs. Seattle

This Sunday, the New England Patriots will face off against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona. The Seahawks were last year’s champions—and the odds may very well be in their favor to win the title again—but,...Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Tel Aviv

With its long stretch of Mediterranean beaches, well-placed palm trees, and abundant sunshine, Tel Aviv brings to mind Miami, or maybe a small Los Angeles. Even if it's not prime beach season, there's plenty to do, from checking outShow More Summary

Island Hopping in Papua New Guinea's Milne Bay

Located just north of Australia, Papua New Guinea is a weird and wonderful place. Its more than seven million inhabitants are scattered across 600 islands and speak over 800 different languages, making for cultural and geographic diversity that's virtually unmatched elsewhere on the planet. Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Oranges, Sundance, Decluttering

Growing up in Central Florida, there were orange trees everywhere—including in our backyard. (As kids we got tired of fresh-squeezed orange juice and begged for apple juice out of the can.) It’s hard to imagine Florida without its citrus...Show More Summary

World's Best Subway Systems

Traveling around a new city can be a nightmare, but having a reliable (and clean) mode of transportation makes all the difference. You’re probably well accustomed to the ins and outs of at least one transit system, but these 20 across the globe make up the best of the best. Show More Summary

Ultimate Guide to Paris's Trendy Canal Saint-Martin

Located in northeastern Paris, the Canal Saint-Martin is a picturesque district with a 19th-century waterway and iron footbridges. In recent years, the area has transformed from a hidden treasure to a trendy hot spot filled with some of the city's best restaurants and shops. Show More Summary

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches...Show More Summary

10 Do's and Don'ts for Your First Sundance Film Festival

With its celebrity-studded movie premieres, rollicking after-parties, and Utah's winter sports playground setting, the Sundance Film Festival is a bucket-list experience for film buffs, adventure lovers, and fashionistas. But for first-timers,...Show More Summary

Insider's Guide to Waikiki, Honolulu

It may be freezing where you live, but a warm vacation is still possible without scrambling for your passport. The average winter temperature is 78 degrees in Waikiki and airfares to Oahu are often lowest from January through March,Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: New York State of Mind

No matter what time of year, New York City is one of the top destinations in world for travelers. Whether you're in search of the perfect city-filled agenda or in the mood for a relaxing excursion to the Hamptons, New York has it all. Show More Summary

World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015

Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a diverse range of honeymoon offerings, so it's important to choose the right destination. After all, that's the best way to keep the afterglow of a lovely wedding alive. Show More Summary

Top 20 Free Things to Do in NYC

Let’s face it: New York City is expensive. With the average price for a night in a city hotel hovering around $250, it can be hard not to break the bank when you’re visiting. Fortunately, not everything in New York costs a lot of money; in fact, there are plenty of free activities around the five boroughs. Show More Summary

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