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5 Easy Ways to Eat and Drink Like an Italian at Home

One of the great joys of traveling the world is experiencing new culinary traditions, but we often fail to take these traditions home with us. That shouldn’t be the case, though, because it’s easier than you think to integrate food and...Show More Summary

Brooklyn?s Hotel Scene Is Hotter Than Ever

No longer Manhattan's lesser-visited sister, Brooklyn has become more than just a borough—it’s an internationally known brand. These days, it’s a travel destination unto itself, a hotbed of culinary and cultural delights that attract visitors from across the East River and around the world. Show More Summary

What It's Like to Visit Northern Alaska in Winter

By Rosamund Lupton, author of The Quality of Silence Northern Alaska is a land where the sun shines at midnight in summer and, in winter, a night of darkness lasts two months; where the temperature can plummet to –80 Fahrenheit, with winds screaming across the tundra; where animals’ fur and birds’ feathers turn white to match the land and sky. Show More Summary

10 Most Authentic Irish Pubs in the U.S.

There are as many ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as there are shades of green, but perhaps the most classic way is to stop by an Irish pub for a proper pint. But some pubs are better than others. This year, go the traditional route...Show More Summary

Why Paris's Dining Scene Is Better Than Ever

On January 14, 2016, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo awarded the city's 84 Michelin-starred chefs a medal of honor on behalf of the City of Paris in a lively ceremony at City Hall. It was a prelude to Michelin's February 12 announcement ofShow More Summary

World's 15 Most Stunning Mountaintop Hotels

Some of the world’s most breathtaking resorts are located far from sea level. Nestled in mountain ranges and perched on top of desert cliffs, these hotels offer visitors picturesque views and quiet retreats away from the hustle of everyday life. Here are our picks for the world’s most stunning mountaintop hotels. —Emily Wasserman and Amanda Oppold

What You Need to Know About Surge Pricing at Disney Parks

Taking a cue from Uber and other players in the travel industry, Disney has introduced surge pricing—what it’s calling “seasonal pricing”—at both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Announced Saturday via a blog post andShow More Summary

5 Washington, D.C. Neighborhoods Locals Love

Talk to any longtime D.C. local, and you’re likely to hear a common refrain: the District is so different than it used to be. A grand revival is underway in the city, with an invigorated food-and-drink scene and a housing boom that’s spreading across all four quadrants, from Georgetown to Anacostia. Show More Summary

20 Ultimate Things to Do in New York City

From Wall Street's skyscrapers to the neon of Times Square to Central Park's leafy paths, New York City pulses with an irrepressible energy. History meets hipness in this global center of entertainment, fashion, media, and finance. World-class...Show More Summary

25 Ultimate Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

The best way to get to know Washington, D.C. is to take a bipartisan approach. At the city’s downtown core are grand tributes to American history and government that create an aura of power and diplomacy. But don’t forget that this is a city where people live, work, and play—and there’s a side of D.C. Show More Summary

25 Things to Do in New York This Spring

Whether your sights are set on a botanical garden or a beer garden, there's no lack of fair-weather fun to be had in New York this spring. The Tribeca Film Festival anchors a season of cultural musts that span from highbrow art exhibitions worth screaming for (Munch paintings, anyone?) to come-as-you-are music festivals in Brooklyn. Show More Summary

10 Quirky Things You Can Do in Northwest Arkansas

Northwest Arkansas has always been a business traveler’s destination—some of the largest companies in the U.S. are headquartered there—but in recent years, residents of the area have slowly been transforming the region. Craft cocktails,...Show More Summary

10 Things Not to Do at Disneyland

With swarms of crowds, tough-to-swallow prices, and an overwhelming assortment of entertainment options, sometimes the happiness can feel hard-earned at “the happiest place on earth.” Fortunately, we're offering our expert advice toShow More Summary

10 Breweries Where You Can Spend the Night

Wine-focused tourism is nothing new, but these days, travelers with a taste for barley and hops are increasingly seeking out “beercations.” From popular festivals to ale trails to one-of-a-kind spa packages, beer is inspiring the kind of travel adventures that were once reserved for oenophiles; now, a new trend is popping up: brewery sleepovers. Show More Summary

10 Things to Do in Jamaica This Winter

For all the gated-in mass resorts lining its northern shores (after all, this is the country that gave birth to the all-inclusive concept), Jamaica remains one of the Caribbean’s most appealing and accessible locales. From Montego Bay...Show More Summary

10 Best Cruise Lines with Family Suites

The secret's out that value-packed cruises make for great family getaways, what with fun-for-everyone, multigenerational appeal at every port, and via the plentiful activities, entertainment, and dining options on board. Now, cruiseShow More Summary

15 Unexpected Things in New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tourists and lifelong New Yorkers alike can appreciate the iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue. The museum houses one of the largest art collections in the world, including paintings by Europe’s great masters brought to New York by Gilded Age barons for the edification of the city. Show More Summary

Top 12 Things to Do in Switzerland

The birthplace of skiing offers travelers much more than slopes and chalets. From art to food to outdoor adventures, there's so much to enjoy when you visit this small country. Here's our advice on what to do when you're in Switzerland. —Jess Moss

25 Ultimate Things to Do in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is as much a fantasy as it is a physical city. A mecca for face-lifts, film noir, shopping starlets, beach bodies, and mind-numbing traffic, it sprawls across 467 square mi; add in the surrounding five-county metropolitan area, and you've got an area of more than 34,000 square mi. Show More Summary

Top 15 Warm-Weather Resorts for Families

Winter weekends can be crazy-making for parents and kids alike, cooped up in the house, waiting for the weather to warm. This year, avoid the cold-weather doldrums with a surprise long-weekend escape somewhere warm. We've picked resorts...Show More Summary

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