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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Travel
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Archived Since:August 8, 2011

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Three Places in the Dominican Republic to Visit Now

With pristine beaches, rich history, and a lively cultural scene, the Dominican Republic has endless charm to offer its visitors. Most people who travel there, however, don't venture outside of their resort properties. Whether you're...Show More Summary

Fall 2014 Guide to Washington, D.C.

The sleepy summer months are over, and the nation's capital has moved into an action-packed fall season. This year marks the opening of a residential-meets-retail luxury complex, several new restaurants, massive works of public art, and traditional holiday events that only D.C. Show More Summary

Liftopia Launches Tiered Pricing for Ski Tickets

With the start of ski season on the horizon, Liftopia is now offering consumers greater flexibility when booking their lift tickets. Following in the footsteps of the hotel and airline industries, the site has launched tiered dynamic pricing, a first for the ski industry. Show More Summary

7 Outstanding Green Hotels Around the World

When visiting a picturesque destination, you want to be sure that future travelers will be able to equally enjoy a lovingly maintained, awe-inspiring landscape. Hotels throughout the world recognize the need to be green, so many have adopted recycling, sustainable energy, and preservation initiatives that make them stand out from the rest. Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Anthony Bourdain, Poetry, Beer

I’ve been reading a lot about Anthony Bourdain in the media hoopla surrounding the new season of Parts Unknown (the first episode, on Shanghai, aired Sunday). I was surprised to learn that he always checks a bag, though I applaud his reason for doing so. Show More Summary

14 Hip Hotels Around the World

For discerning travelers, finding a hotel with that’s decidedly cool is paramount to having a great vacation. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of trendy hotels and resorts where you’ll find the most unique and luxurious décor, dining, and details you've ever seen. Show More Summary

Wine Lover's Guide to Austria

Tucked into the postcard-perfect countryside, Austrian wine producers have been crafting superlative wines—sparkling, dry, and sweet—from white and red grapes in small quantities at competitive prices for centuries. If those aren’t reasons...Show More Summary

Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Chef and Cookbook Author George Mendes

Next week, George Mendes, chef and owner of New York City's Michelin-starred Aldea, releases My Portugal: Recipes and Stories, a cookbook that follows him on both an actual road trip and a cultural journey through the country of his heritage. Show More Summary

Travel Quote of the Week: On Traveling Considerately

Who doesn't love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel quotes where this came from. Check us out on Pinterest. And tell us what you thought of this quote on Twitter or Facebook.

15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels in the Caribbean

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there’s something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the world, that makes you want to find the perfect property. More than 7,000 islands are found in the Caribbean, 13 of which are independent islands. Show More Summary

Where to Find Amazing Asian Food in British Columbia

It’s not necessary to cross the ocean for incredible, authentic Asian cuisine anymore—all you need to do is head north to Vancouver and Richmond (just south of Vancoucer) in British Columbia. With an Asian population of about 50% and...Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: The High Life

Travel is an ideal way to experience a lifestyle you may not be used to, especially when it involves seeking out high society—or just a new high. This week, we've covered multi-million dollar estates, swanky cocktail bars, London's newest fine-art exhibitions, and pot tourism in Washington. Show More Summary

How to Use Your Cell Phone Internationally

Using your cell phone internationally can lead to exorbitant bills if you’re not careful. Here are a few steps you can take to make sure you stay connected to friends and family while traveling—without paying more than you have to. Unlock...Show More Summary

10 Best Home Estate Tours in the U.S.

Unlock the legacies of society’s most elite as you step through the threshold of their grand estates. The gilded past of America comes to life as you meander through the hallways and gardens of these ten breathtaking properties. From panoramic views and lavish gardens to rare art and rich history, these extravagant homes welcome all to enjoy the high life. By Zachary Laks

Pot Tourism: How to Buy Marijuana in Washington State

Washington’s recreational-marijuana debut didn’t roll out quite as seamlessly as Colorado’s launch a few months earlier. On July 8, 2014—the big day—only one pot shop out of 24 that had been licensed at that point actually opened; it...Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Chicago, Paris, Alaska

These five reasons to brave the crowds for the new "David Bowie Is" exhibit that opened Tuesday at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art will have you packing your bags for a rockin’ fall getaway. Book a room at our newly minted Fodor’s 100 winner, The Langham Chicago, for the perfect Windy City weekend. Show More Summary

America's 10 Best Cocktail Bars

With mixologists around the country rediscovering vintage spirits and historic drink recipes, artisanal cocktail bars have spread like wildfire in recent years. Still, some bars outshine the rest, becoming destinations in their own right. Show More Summary

Fall 2014 Guide to London

It's no secret that London is one of the world's most vibrant cities for arts and culture lovers, and this fall is no exception. The new season brings exciting theater productions and museum exhibitions, not to mention trendsetting hotels and restaurants. Show More Summary

America?s Best Pumpkin Festivals

For some, the start of fall means that it's officially pumpkin spice latte season, but there are other ways to enjoy everyone's favorite gourd. This time of the year, you can find pumpkins for sale everywhere from city markets to roadside...Show More Summary

8 Beauty Products Inspired by Wine Country

With fall breezes blowing and leaves changing, the weather is in that gorgeous transitional shift which can only mean harvest season. For oenophiles everywhere, it's time to hit the vineyards to taste the vintages and partake in old-school grape stomping. Show More Summary

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