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Experience Africa on a Safari Cruise

The prospect of a safari from a cruise ship is intriguing and bewildering. However, luxe cruise line Silversea Cruises has offered South African–centric sailings that it unofficially dubs "safari cruises" for more than 20 years. On these...Show More Summary

How to Travel Internationally With Kids

Even for young children, travel offers many benefits. They remember more than you realize (researchers at Harvard University have shown that children as young as 17 months retain long-term memories), and exposure to different cultures,...Show More Summary

America's Best Small Art Festivals

Bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better when it comes to art festivals. Every year when the weather warms up, America’s smaller cities and towns host weekend-long events that feature work by some of the country’s most talented artists. Show More Summary

Coastal Norway's 10 Coolest Experiences

The beauty of Norway comes in many forms throughout the year. In winter, the landscape is a bright, snow-layered horizon, dotted with multicolored buildings that appear especially radiant during short Arctic days. Through summer, cities and rural valleys are filled with green trees, grassy meadows, and sparkling fjords. Show More Summary

Where to Stay on the Las Vegas Strip

Home to seven of the world’s 10 largest hotels, Las Vegas is incomparable in its scale and scope. Densely packed on the 4.2-mile Strip, colossal resorts and casinos line the street in the only city in the world where you’ll find Eiffel Tower across the street from the Colosseum. Show More Summary

The World's Most Luxurious Airport Lounges

If you think first- and business-class fliers are living it up in the air, just wait until you see what they’re enjoying before they even get on the plane. Hair styling, fine dining, spa treatments, private cabanas, personal assistants, and yes, lots of Champagne are some of the amenities found in the world’s most luxurious airport lounges. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Taipei

Blend Beijing and Tokyo, shrink it down in size, and add a dose of island ambiance and you’ve got Taipei. Taiwan’s capital city is compact and easy to navigate by metro and inexpensive taxis. In a single day you can munch on rice balls...Show More Summary

6 Ways to Explore Ontario's Wine Region

Basking in Great Lakes breezes and a shared latitude with cool-climate wine regions like southern Oregon and northern France and Italy, Ontario’s wine region is Canada’s biggest wine-producing area and a must-visit for grape lovers.Show More Summary

East London's Hottest Restaurants

Although East London was once a derelict neighborhood, it is now the place to be and the place to eat. With locally-sourced ingredients and cultural cachet (and the rent prices to go with it) East London’s food scene is no longer a secret. Eastway On...Show More Summary

Portland's 10 Essential Eats

From eclectic food truck pods and all-day doughnuts and coffee, to high-end, innovative tasting menus, Portland has long had a reputation for great food and meticulous ingredient sourcing. The dining here is more laid back and affordable than other gourmet meccas like New York and San Francisco. Show More Summary

What to Read on Your Summer Vacation

Summer means long lazy days by the pool or weekends at the beach with a good book that keeps you glued to the pages. On vacations, books keep you occupied during layovers and transport you across the world. This year, we’ve compiledShow More Summary

15 Best Ferris Wheels in the World

Whether you’re looking to admire the city skyline or marvel at nature, mega Ferris wheels around the globe pair incredible sights with thrills for all ages. We’ve compiled the most incredible, neck-craning observation wheels in the world, from a wheel with origins that date back to 1897 to the world’s tallest, at 51 stories.—Zachary Laks

5 Unique European Sculpture Parks

We all know Europe offers some of the best opportunities to see great art—from the Louvre in Paris to the Prado in Madrid to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. But as spring turns into summer, now is the time to head outside the museum walls—and away from the tourist crowds—and explore the relationship between art and the natural environment. Show More Summary

Where To Eat In Hong Kong Now

Hong Kong is a haven for gourmands and there’s rarely a shortage of hot new restaurants to try. Month after month, the city ushers in more international cuisine, design-forward interiors, and quirky new concepts. The Soho area is still...Show More Summary

Long Weekend on Amelia Island

Amelia Island, a dagger-shaped, 52-square-mile isle just south of the Georgia border, isn’t quite as well known as other seaside destinations in Florida. On Amelia, low-key days are spent on beach chairs or boats (sailing the Atlantic,...Show More Summary

10 Unforgettable African Cruises

Visiting Africa can be an exciting—if somewhat daunting—proposition, with 50-plus nations full of wondrous wildlife, transporting landscapes, and fascinating culture. A hassle-free cruise is an excellent way to sample the continent by exploring Africa's lengthy coastlines and numerous isles. Show More Summary

10 Undiscovered Wineries in Washington State

Washington State has graced the world’s wine stage with its fabulous Pinots and an outstanding range of varietals. This vast area, consisting of Yakima Valley Wine Country,Woodinville Wine Country and the Tri-Cities, are pristine winemaking regions that embody tourism and hospitality at its finest. Show More Summary

10 Reasons To Visit Scottsdale

Golf, spas, and Major League Baseball spring training are just some of the things Scottsdale is best known for, but there’s much more to this lovely Arizona city. Visitors will find stunning hotels, innovative restaurants, impressive cultural institutions, and natural beauty. Ready to plan your trip? Read on to discover 10 reasons to visit Scottsdale. —Michael Alan Connelly

5 Reasons to Visit Guatape, Colombia

Just 80 kilometers east of Medellín, picturesque Guatapé is a lake-filled paradise ideal for either a vigorous day trip or a relaxing week. Originally indigenous territory before the arrival of Iberian conquistadores, the area is named after a tribal Cacique. Show More Summary

5 Luxury Spas in Marrakech

Marrakech is best known for its historic medina and souks filled with spices, colorful textiles, and leather goods. The tourist-packed streets can sometimes be more of a source of stress than pleasure, but luckily, the city is also filled with luxurious spas to offer visitors a respite from the hustle and bustle. Show More Summary

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