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Blog Post Archive

Fall Travel: 5 Essentials for a Hudson Valley Escape

Follow the Hudson River north of New York City to uncover the riches of the rural-meets-refined Hudson Valley. It's a place where you can reconnect with nature amidst fertile riverfront lands framed by low mountains and generously dotted with wine trails, agro-restaurants, charming small towns, art havens, and historical sites. Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Hotels Galore!

Here at Fodor's, we're obsessed with hotels year-round, but this week we had them on our minds even more than usual. As we do every year, we unveiled the Fodor's 100, our list of the best hotels in the world. We also checked out a hot new property in Chicago, previewed a splashy new opening in Myanmar, and covered the rise of new hotels in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

10 Places Where Summer Lasts Longer

Labor Day has come and gone, and the official end of summer is here, but that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to warm weather. For those who want to enjoy every possible minute of fun in the sun, these destinations will make you forget all about the changing of the season. Show More Summary

Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: wd~50 Chef Wylie Dufresne

"I always try to make eating a part of wherever I am," says chef Wylie Dufresne of his travel strategy. “If I could pick a new place to go, I would pick somewhere that I could try either restaurants or food I haven’t had before.” He does have his favorites: Mugaritz in San Sebastián and Astrance in Paris, among others. Show More Summary

Top 10 Things to Do in Sonoma County (Besides Drink Wine)

Just because you’re making a trip to wine country doesn’t mean you have to spend all your time in tasting rooms. Aside from its award-winning wineries, Sonoma County boasts enough diversions to keep the sybarite, chef, explorer, and athlete inside you busy for days. Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: New & Noteworthy

Hot new hotels, mouth-watering additions to the restaurant scene, food and beverage trends—there's no shortage of new and noteworthy events and properties in the world of travel. London has welcomed two new hotels recently (we reviewed...Show More Summary

Fall 2014 Guide to Las Vegas

Before this past August, the last major resort to pop up was was The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in December 2010. By Vegas standards, that's a long time for the Strip skyline to go unchanged—but fall 2014 could mark the beginning of one of the city's biggest transformations in more than 10 years. Show More Summary

Where to Go This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is still a couple of months away, but if you want to take a trip over the holiday, now’s the time to book—especially if you want to travel as a family. While Thanksgiving is traditionally spent at home or with relatives in other parts of the country, it’s also a fantastic time to hit the road and do some exploring. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Edinburgh

It’s not hard to see why most visitors fall in love with Edinburgh: its medieval castle, cobblestoned streets, and stone buildings provide no shortage of Old World charm. Luckily you don’t need weeks to explore this compact city, and thanks to direct flights from the East Coast, exploring Edinburgh in a weekend is manageable. Show More Summary

New Orleans' 10 Best Bars for Classic Cocktails

Bartenders have been mixing Sazeracs in the French Quarter since the 1850s, long before the first frozen daiquiri machine ever appeared on Bourbon Street. The Sazerac may be the Crescent City’s official drink, but other classics invented here include the Ramos Gin Fizz, Vieux Carré, and the Grasshopper. Show More Summary

How to Tip When Traveling Around the World

There is nothing more vexing than trying to figure out who to tip, how much, and when—especially when you're in a foreign country. You’ll come face to face with employees at airports and train stations, hotels and bed and breakfasts, restaurants and cafés. Show More Summary

Travel Quote of the Week: On New Beginnings

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.

Insider's Guide to Umbria

Most visitors stick to Assisi, Orvieto, and Perugia—the triumvirate of Umbrian tourism—when visiting Italy’s green heart. But beyond the regular diet of Franciscan monuments and medieval churches, Umbria is filled with unexpected natural wonders, ancient ruins, and spectacular hilltop towns. This is the secret, off-the-beaten-path Umbria you shouldn’t miss. By Krisanne Fordham

Opening Soon: Kempinski Hotels' First Myanmar Property

Intrepid travelers heading to Myanmar will soon have a new luxury lodging option when Kempinski opens the doors of its first property there, Kempinski Hotel Nay Pyi Taw. Located in Myanmar’s capital, the 141-room and -suite hotel will begin welcoming guests on November 1, 2014. Show More Summary

Checking In: Soho House Chicago

Soho House was established in London in 1995 as a private members’ club for individuals working in the creative industries, and since then, several of its venues—including Soho House Chicago, which opened its doors last month in theShow More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Chasing Beauty

They say beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, but this week we've covered all sorts of pretty things that are sure to appeal to you. Gorgeous fashion art, fashion, landscapes, even beauty products—we've reported on all that and more, with hopes of inspiring your next travels. Show More Summary

America's Best Oktoberfests

Celebrating Oktoberfest in Munich is a cherished memory for many, but you’re mistaken if you think you need to head to Germany to partake in this annual beer-soaked festival. If you look closer to home, you’ll find no shortage of Oktoberfests right here in the U.S, so get ready for a weekend of beer, sausage, and potato salad. Show More Summary

10 Books to Read Before You Go to Paris

An iconic character in films, plays, and books, Paris has morphed into a destination so romanticized that it's easy for travelers to be skeptical about the city's charms. And yet the city's bridges, bistros, and bookshops inspire wonder...Show More Summary

World's 10 Best Art Fairs

As the contemporary art scene grows bigger and more international with each passing year, new global art fairs seems to pop up every season. But quantity doesn’t always equal quality, so we’ve handpicked the best art fairs around the globe. Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Explore Hana, Maui

After driving 36 miles along a sinuous highway dotted with waterfalls and breathtaking lookouts onto the Pacific Ocean, you've finally made it: Hana, that tiny outpost on the far-eastern edge of Maui. The Road to Hana, one of the most...Show More Summary

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