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What We're Reading This Week: Oranges, Sundance, Decluttering

Growing up in Central Florida, there were orange trees everywhere—including in our backyard. (As kids we got tired of fresh-squeezed orange juice and begged for apple juice out of the can.) It’s hard to imagine Florida without its citrus...Show More Summary

World's Best Subway Systems

Traveling around a new city can be a nightmare, but having a reliable (and clean) mode of transportation makes all the difference. You’re probably well accustomed to the ins and outs of at least one transit system, but these 20 across the globe make up the best of the best. Show More Summary

Ultimate Guide to Paris's Trendy Canal Saint-Martin

Located in northeastern Paris, the Canal Saint-Martin is a picturesque district with a 19th-century waterway and iron footbridges. In recent years, the area has transformed from a hidden treasure to a trendy hot spot filled with some of the city's best restaurants and shops. Show More Summary

15 Best Beach Getaways for 2015

No two beach vacations are exactly the same. Some travelers want sun during the day, and a trendy, urban scene to explore by night; others want deserted islands offering peace and quiet. Fortunately, there's no shortage of stunning beaches...Show More Summary

10 Do's and Don'ts for Your First Sundance Film Festival

With its celebrity-studded movie premieres, rollicking after-parties, and Utah's winter sports playground setting, the Sundance Film Festival is a bucket-list experience for film buffs, adventure lovers, and fashionistas. But for first-timers,...Show More Summary

Insider's Guide to Waikiki, Honolulu

It may be freezing where you live, but a warm vacation is still possible without scrambling for your passport. The average winter temperature is 78 degrees in Waikiki and airfares to Oahu are often lowest from January through March,Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: New York State of Mind

No matter what time of year, New York City is one of the top destinations in world for travelers. Whether you're in search of the perfect city-filled agenda or in the mood for a relaxing excursion to the Hamptons, New York has it all. Show More Summary

World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015

Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a diverse range of honeymoon offerings, so it's important to choose the right destination. After all, that's the best way to keep the afterglow of a lovely wedding alive. Show More Summary

Top 20 Free Things to Do in NYC

Let’s face it: New York City is expensive. With the average price for a night in a city hotel hovering around $250, it can be hard not to break the bank when you’re visiting. Fortunately, not everything in New York costs a lot of money; in fact, there are plenty of free activities around the five boroughs. Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Ireland, Trains, 'Saturday Night Live'

This Saturday Night Live skit on Brooklyn's gentrification is hilarious, even if somewhat controversial given the climate in New York these days. —Kristan Schiller, Editor, Cities and Cultural Destinations A fan of Roddy Doyle since reading his 1994 novel, Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha, I recently picked up his 2011 short story collection, Bullfighting. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Woodstock, Vermont

Beat the winter blues with some time out of town—and outside—in the quaint Vermont village of Woodstock. With outdoor adventures, notable local cuisine, and unique shops, it's easy to see why Woodstock is consistently considered one of the top towns in the Green Mountain State. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in NYC: Winter 2015

In New York City, a new season always warrants a new restaurant slate. This winter is no different, with a diverse array of culinary choices and trends like buzzy, vegetable-focused menus and highly anticipated dishes, ranging from inventive Mexican to rustic Italian fare to classic steaks and burgers. Show More Summary

5 Uniquely Luxurious Las Vegas Hotel Suites

Las Vegas is an over-the-top city, filled with some of the best hotels in the world, each one constantly in a healthy competition to outshine the others. Fortunately, the diversity of hotels in Sin City offers an abundance of options to appeal to every type of traveler. Show More Summary

10 Best Regional Theaters in the U.S.

It's common to see a play or musical when visiting New York, but what about when you're in other cities? All over the country, regional theaters host classic productions, new revivals, American and world premieres, and potential Broadway-bound newcomers year-round. Show More Summary

5 Must-Visit Spots in the Ardeche

By Miranda Mouillot, author of A Fifty-Year Silence With no major highways, airports, or train stations, the Ardèche is one of the most remote and rural parts of France. Luckily, its close proximity to Valènce and Montélimar makes it...Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit the Hamptons in the Off-Season

Every year from Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Hamptons become a notoriously see-and-be-seen summer getaway for wealthy New Yorkers, celebrities, and those who want to be in close proximity to the aforementioned groups. Yes, the...Show More Summary

15 Things NOT to Do in New York City

No matter how many times you’ve been to New York, the city can overwhelm you with its plethora of sights, museums, restaurants, activities, and more. Unfortunately, many visitors make the mistake of spending their precious vacation time on the wrong things, or go about seeing the city in the wrong way. Show More Summary

World's Most Beautiful Bridges

For thousands of years, bridges have been constructed to make transportation easier, thereby allowing cities and empires to flourish. But some bridges do more than just get you from point A to point B; instead, they marry form and function in unforgettable ways. Show More Summary

Super Bowl XLIX: Where to Eat in Phoenix

With the promise of warm weather and an exciting game at the University of Phoenix Stadium, it's time to start packing your bags for the 49th Annual Super Bowl. Be sure to eat more than just stadium food, because there are plenty of delicious dining experiences to enjoy during your stay. Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Adventures Abroad

Looking to go globe-hopping? From the culture and dining on San Juan’s Calle Loiza to stunning views in Hong Kong, you’ll find plenty of travel destinations to choose from in our weekly story roundup. 10 Incredible Views in Hong Kong Whether...Show More Summary

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