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

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10 Reasons to Take the Family to Mauritius

While the Maldives and Seychelles are often spotlighted as ultimate honeymoon and couples destinations, Mauritius, which shares the Indian Ocean with these two islands, is equally as photogenic and memorable. It offers up lush panoramic...Show More Summary

10 Books to Read Before You Go to New York City

People say New Yorkers are rude or always in a rush, but the truth is that New York is a city of dreamers. Residents come from near and far, drawn by the electric energy that has characterized the metropolis for generations. From the...Show More Summary

What We?re Reading This Week: Paris, London, Berlin

This photo essay on the dilapidated state of Paris’ Gare du Nord is full of gritty tidbits, including the fact that falcons are released twice a month to scare the pigeons out. Looks like its pending $64 million clean-up job can’t come soon enough. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in San Diego Now

If the imaginative, farm-sourced fare at this eclectic collection of San Diego restaurants gives any indication of what's on offer state-wide, then it's clear that California chefs have got it on lock. These five recently opened SanShow More Summary

Starwood Launches Keyless Room Access

Starting Wednesday, November 5, checking in at Starwood hotels will become smart, seamless, and keyless. Starwood Hotels & Resorts is launching SPG Keyless at 10 Aloft, Element, and W Hotels in cities like Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, Los Angeles, and Doha. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in Lima Now

The coastal city of Lima, Peru, has made an enviable transition over the past couple of decades from crime capital to international foodie mecca. Today, the city is host to the world’s highest number of cooking schools per capita, including...Show More Summary

14 Top Hotels That Offer Great Value

What separates any run-of-the-mill hotel stay from a truly memorable one is the unique experience you can have there. From historic estates offering countryside excursions to hot new urban locales boasting acclaimed dining venues, hotels...Show More Summary

12 Best New Spas in the U.S.

With the hectic holiday rush around the corner, relaxation will soon be high on the roster. Fortunately, there’s an impressive array of new spas offering personalized, tailored rituals that use local, organic ingredients and new cutting-edge techniques. Show More Summary

4 Reasons to Visit Idaho Now

Potatoes and skiing summarize the majority of America’s perception of Idaho’s attributes. Although frequently confused with residents of pancake-flat Iowa, located two doors down in the Midwest, Idahoans take no offense to the error—they...Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Schoolhouses, Cruise Food, Dog Costumes

If you appreciate practical, locally designed buildings that convey a sense of history and place, don't miss Nate Schweber's "Small Wonders" in Historic Preservation magazine. It examines the role one-room schoolhouses played—and still play, in some cases—in rural Montana's far-flung towns. Show More Summary

Where to Eat and Drink in London Now

Home to more than 13 million inhabitants, 300 languages, and 65 Michelin-starred restaurants, London has never had a shortage of adventurous culinary offerings. But with a recent advent of restaurants and bars that span cuisines, neighborhoods,...Show More Summary

10 New Hotels for Your Next NYC Stay

It’s a hot time for New York City hotels, with glitzy, high-rent Midtown addresses and hip downtown locales among the properties in the city's latest crop. Ambitious openings range from facelifts of historic building to the unveiling of highly anticipated, classic-brand debuts. Show More Summary

How to Claim Compensation for Delayed Flights in Europe

If you've ever had your travel plans disrupted by a flight delayed by three hours or more, you know just how much of a headache it causes. It's possible for a passenger in this situation to seek compensation for such a delay, but airlines...Show More Summary

10 Best Food Halls in the U.S.

One glance at the country’s current culinary scene proves it: Food halls are becoming as abundant as the options they offer within their walls. And while the concept itself may not be novel (check out Reading Terminal Market’s history...Show More Summary

10 Things NOT to Do in Chicago

There’s a lot to see and do when visiting Chicago—restaurants, shopping, nightlife, sporting events, boat tours, outdoor activities, museums, and more—but do you know what you shouldn’t do while you’re there? This comprehensive listShow More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Go West

The American West has an array of delightful activities just as diverse as its many landscapes—and we at Fodor's have especially taken notice this week. Hot air balloon rides over the desert and balmy days spent on the beach are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to traveling in this region. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in San Francisco Now

Keeping up with restaurant openings in San Francisco can be a challenge, even for locals. While some new restaurants get a lot of buzz, others fly under the radar. Whether heavily hyped or best kept secrets, these recent additions are...Show More Summary

10 Best Luxury Hotels to Visit in the Off-Season

For some travelers, cold weather means an escape to hot beaches; for others, it’s a chance to take part in winter sports like skiing and snowboarding. But what about travelers looking for something a little different? It may not seem...Show More Summary

10 Best Halloween Celebrations in the U.S.

Halloween’s emergence as a cultural mainstay is a testament to the fun, freewheeling spirit of the holiday. Across the country, cities celebrate the ghost and ghoul season with festivals where you’ll find remarkable pageants of costumes, haunted tours, and spooky rituals. Show More Summary

4 Reasons to Explore the Alentejo

It's easy to overlook the Alentejo. By Portuguese standards, this agricultural region in the south-central part of the country is massive, occupying nearly one-third of Portugal; despite its size, it's one of the least-populated areas in all of Western Europe. Show More Summary

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