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World's Most Unique Dining Experiences

From glacier-top feasts to dinner in a date grove, culinary experiences don’t need to be confined to traditional restaurant settings, especially when traveling. We’ve rounded up 20 places where unique gourmet meals come served in peculiar...Show More Summary

America's 15 Best Small-Town Festivals

You may not know it, but some of the country’s best festivals are held in small towns scattered throughout the U.S. Featuring a wide range of unique themes, and ranging in size and scope, these celebrations often include parades, entertainment, food, and plenty of special events. Show More Summary

World's Most Unique Concierge Services

You may have heard of concierges who specialize in pillows, but what about a soap concierge? Or a pet concierge? To please the pickiest of guests, hotels around the world are increasingly adding one-of-a-kind services. From trackingShow More Summary

6 Best Places to Read and Write in Zurich

By Jill Alexander Essbaum, author of Hausfrau If I asked you to list “Europe’s Most Literary Cities,” you aren’t likely to lead with Zürich. But don’t let its tick-tock clockwork and bankable good looks deceive: This Swiss city has hosted its fair share of writers. Show More Summary

Q&A: Cleveland Chef Michael Symon of 'Iron Chef' and 'The Chew'

Michael Symon may just be the ultimate Renaissance man. The James Beard Foundation Award–winning chef, best-selling cookbook author, and successful restaurateur is also an Iron Chef on the Food Network and co-host on ABC's critically-acclaimed The Chew. Show More Summary

10 Best River Cruises for 2015

One of the fastest growing segments of the entire travel industry, river cruising options are positively exploding in 2015. With new ships, itineraries, and excursions, there's no better time to book a trip than right now. Here, we've...Show More Summary

10 Under-the-Radar Attractions in the U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone’s must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride...Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Rest and Relaxation

Every once and a while, it's important to take a step back from the stress of every day life and unwind. From world-class spa treatments to whirlpools tubs overlooking stunning landscapes, there are plenty of ways to pamper yourselfShow More Summary

New Zealand's 9 Great Walks

"Tramping" (hiking) in the backcountry is a sacred kiwi pastime, and you can experience it in short walks, one-day tramps, or multiday hikes. The Great Walks are the nine most renowned hiking—though one is technically a canoeing route—tracks that traverse the country’s volcanic plateau beaches, temperate rainforest, fjords, and mountain ranges. Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit Southern New Mexico

Most visitors to New Mexico set out on the predictable Santa Fe?Taos circuit in the northern part of the state, but those that follow the compass further south are pleasantly rewarded. Here, in these less-trodden reaches of the American...Show More Summary

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe’s postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and ancient churches to explore. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Once-sleepy Tulum has developed into a relaxed, stylish alternative to the all-inclusive excesses of Cancún. In addition to white-sand beaches and sparkling waters, the area is home to several fascinating Mayan ruins, countless cenotes (freshwater limestone pools), and excellent dining options. Show More Summary

10 Most Unique Spa Treatments in the U.S.

Soaking in a tub of alcohol, analyzing your aura, applying stem cells from plants—spas across the country go to great lengths to spark the latest healthy and beauty crazes. But these non-traditional treatments add a dash of fun to any getaway and give visitors an opportunity to explore wellness in a new way. Show More Summary

10 Things Not to Do on a Cruise

Whether it’s your first time sailing or you’re a veteran of the seas, cruises can be a bit tricky to figure out. After all, the biggest ships are like floating cities, filled with restaurants, bars, shows, spas, and other perks to enjoy on your journey. Show More Summary

7 Best Caribbean Islands for Nightlife

From dress-to-the-nines salsa clubs to barefoot-in-the-sand beach bars, many Caribbean destinations offer distinctive party scenes that ensure the fun continues long after sundown. If you're looking for something to spice up your nights, these islands will do the trick. Aruba They pump up the volume at Aruba's resort bars when the sun sets. Show More Summary

20 Hotel Bathrooms with Amazing Views

Most hotels boast about balconies, private pools, and floor-to-ceiling windows, but these 20 hotels have whirlpool bathtubs and rainfall showers with stunning vistas to brag about. Located in scenic destinations like the Maldives, St. Show More Summary

Florida's 7 Best Beaches

Which Florida beach is right for you? The Sunshine State boasts almost 1,000 miles of flip-flop-friendly beaches, each with its own distinct style. From snow-white sand perfect for relaxing to the best place to explore with your dog,...Show More Summary

Cartagena's Top 12 Experiences

Cartagena's days as a Spanish colonial port on the Caribbean Sea left it with a romantic walled town and fortifications that have World Heritage Site status. But this Colombian city of almost a million people, which won a spot on Fodor's 2014 Go List, is no museum piece. Show More Summary

5 Can't-Miss Spa Treatments in Bangkok

Many travelers headed to Bangkok look forward to spoiling themselves with budget-friendly massages in parlors on the city's streets. While cheap, these options are often unprofessional and disappointing. For a fraction of the cost of...Show More Summary

Week in Travel: Outdoor Adventures

While its tempting to stay inside to avoid unpredicatable weather (especially in the winter), you'll be missing out on a number of unique experiences when you travel. From sledding runs with epic vertical descents in Oslo to thrilling...Show More Summary

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