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20 Incredible Beaches to Visit in Costa Rica

With pristine, secluded hideaways and palm-fringed resort strands of sand, beaches are one of the top reasons to go to Costa Rica, but do you know which ones to visit? Don't worry—we're here to help. From pulverized volcanic rock and...Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Cruising to Cuba

Chances are that with restrictions on travel to Cuba loosening up seemingly every day, you've set your sights on this long-off-limits locale, located just about 90 miles from the cruise port mecca of Florida. You're not alone: American...Show More Summary

20 Ultimate Things to Do in Paris

With so much to see and do in Paris, it's hard to narrow it down to the essentials while still having an experience that's a good balance of everything the city has to offer. We've selected the crème de la crème of the city—some places...Show More Summary

10 Things You Must Do in Iceland

In his new novel, The Travelers, author Chris Pavone takes readers on a thrilling journey across Europe, from Bordeaux to Paris, Dublin to the Mediterranean, and even to an isolated cabin perched on the rugged cliffs of Iceland. That...Show More Summary

Top 10 Places to Go in Spring 2016

Can you feel it in the air? Spring is just around the corner, so where will your travels take you? If you’re not sure, don’t fret, because we’ve got some great suggestions from you. From Mexico City to Munich, get ready for a spring break you won’t forget.

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2016

“Honeymoons last not nowadays above a fortnight,” Samuel Richardson observed in his 18th-century novel, Clarissa. He had a point: while love certainly may last beyond two weeks, precious vacation time may not, which makes choosing the right honeymoon destination even more crucial. Show More Summary

Art Lover's Guide to Downtown L.A.

Downtown Los Angeles (abbreviated DTLA) is in the midst of a renaissance, one that kicked off in 2003—that’s when the curvy, Frank Gehry–designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened its doors to the public—and has gained increasing momentum ever since. Show More Summary

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

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