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Fodor's Week in Travel: Urban Escapes

There's nothing like bright lights and a beautiful skyline, and this week we've got tons of city-centered activities for you to enjoy, from the Big Apple to Phuket. Whether you want to sip some tea while cuddling with a kitten or check...Show More Summary

Top 25 Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C.

Few U.S. cities reward the frugal traveler as much as the nation’s capital. While it's true that hotels and restaurants don’t offer much respite from big-city prices, Washington, D.C., is teeming with historic sights that won’t empty your pockets. Show More Summary

Q&A: Thai Hotelier Vorasit ?Wan? Issara

Since 2005, Vorasit Issara, known as Wan, has been the managing director of the family-owned and multi-award-winning Sri panwa, a luxury resort on the southeastern tip of Phuket. At only 32, and as one of the few Thai hoteliers in aShow More Summary

10 Best New UNESCO World Heritage Sites for 2015

The UNESCO World Heritage Site program began in 1978 with just twelve sites; last week, UNESCO inscribed 24 new sites into the World Heritage List, bringing the total to 1,031. From 2,000-year-old structures in Israel to the stunningly...Show More Summary

10 Irresistibly Cute Cat Cafes Around the World

If the nonstop sharing of Internet cat videos is any indication, people will always be obsessed with felines. Even though these beloved pets are known to sometimes have icy personalities, there’s just something about seeing a bouncy kitten or a curled-up cat that remind us of the comforts of home. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in NYC: Summer 2015

Summer means a retreat to lighter fare, grilled seafood, and meat offerings plus plenty of craft cocktails. Fortunately, an onslaught of new Manhattan and Brooklyn restaurants focuses on a variety of cuisines, from fish tacos to Sicilian spreads to modern Korean comfort food. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Monaco

Perched on a prime stretch of the French Riviera, Monaco is the world's smallest country, next to Vatican City. The principality enjoys year-round sun and mild weather, which makes it a favorite hangout for Russian billionaires and their yachts—or anyone seeking sunshine and a few days of indulgence. Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Do Something Different

Sometimes the biggest traveling rewards come when you step outside your comfort zone and try something out of the ordinary. Whether you want to embark on a new adventure by traveling alone or by staying in a tree-house hotel, our weekly...Show More Summary

3 Great Weekend Trips From Mexico City

Mexico City offers enough attractions and great food to keep first-time visitors occupied for weeks. But if you've visited the capital before, or if you're coming in for business and can tack on a few extra days, the D.F.'s central location makes weekend trips easy. Show More Summary

10 Incredible Tree-House Hotels in the U.S.

If you’ve ever wanted to take your love of the great outdoors to new heights, get ready to climb up to the canopy and sleep in one of these amazing treetop hotels. Feats of contemporary engineering, these contemporary tree houses are certain to astound, with amenities ranging from Jacuzzis and fireplaces to the perfect chance to stargaze from bed. Show More Summary

10 Reasons to Travel Alone

Though it may sound like something you’d find inside a fortune cookie, sometimes the best travel companion you can have is yourself. As a travel editor, I spend a lot of time on the road, often by myself, and I’ve learned that solo travel...Show More Summary

10 Things Not to Do in Bangkok

As the world’s second-most visited city in 2014, Bangkok remains an irresistible draw. Sometimes overwhelming, it’s a dizzying mix of high-end glamour and gritty street life, full of surprises at every turn. Whether this is your first...Show More Summary

15 Picturesque Lighthouse Hotels Around the World

If you’re looking for a truly remote getaway, it’s hard to beat a lighthouse hotel. As many lighthouses around the world have gone dark, conservation societies and private individuals have stepped in to snap them up and convert them into quirky hotels or bed and breakfasts. Show More Summary

World's Most Amazing Helicopter Rides

The sound of whirring blades, the feeling of liftoff, and the stunning views of the ground falling away from you can only be found one way: aboard a helicopter. Whether you’re flying over the Hong Kong skyline or hovering above Iguazu...Show More Summary

Beyond Munich: The Best of Bavaria

If your past travel experience in Germany has been limited to a few days in Berlin or perhaps a layover at the airport in Frankfurt, you’ve got some exploring to do. Located in the southeast, Bavaria (“Bayern” in German) occupies almost...Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Take a Different Perspective

It's easy to plan your vacation with tried-and-true itineraries, but look outside the box for your next trip. From booking a stay at a Sri Lankan boutique hotel rather than a big-name brand to viewing the Grand Canyon in its off-season,...Show More Summary

15 Amazing Mid-Century Modern Hotels in the U.S.

For some travelers, a hotel is simply a place to rest their head during a journey. For others, it’s a reason to travel in and of itself, and great design can be a huge motivating factor. You can blame it on Mad Menif you want, but few design movements have more fans than mid-century modernism. Show More Summary

10 Must-Visit U.S. Museums for Music Lovers

We tend to think of museums as places that house stunning works of art or fascinating collection of historical relics, but did you know there are museums dedicated to music and designed specifically for music lovers? Across the U.S.,...Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit Piedmont Now

Piedmont, Italy, a Fodor's Go List 2015 destination, should be on every traveler’s radar. Whether you’re looking to indulge in great wine, experience culture, or just want what every traveler desires in Italy—amazing food—Piedmont can’t be missed. Show More Summary

Food Lover's Guide to Maui

Hawaii has a lot to offer food lovers, and Maui in particular is undergoing a culinary renaissance. Now more than ever, there are farms, festivals, food trucks, and fine dining that will delight foodies of all stripes. Adventurous Foodies You’ll...Show More Summary

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