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9 New Boutique Hotels in Paris

Recently, an unprecedented number of exceptional—and exceptionally stylish—small boutique hotels have revitalized the hotel scene in Paris. Whether you're looking for a deluxe five-star experience in the heart of the city, a hipster hideaway, or an out-of-the way budget gem, there's something new, and wonderful, for everyone.—Jennifer Ladonne

How to Visit Aruba with Kids

They don’t call it “One Happy Island” for nothing, and that’s especially true for families. Aruba has miles of shallow, soft sand beaches perfect for all kinds of water activities geared toward all ages. But beyond the beach, there are also lots of great family-friendly things to do.—Susan Campbell

Denmark Unveils Plans for a New Hans Christian Andersen Museum

A new museum dedicated to the works of Hans Christian Andersen, author of “The Little Mermaid” and “Thumbelina,” is set to open in the Danish city of Odense. While there is already a museum in the author’s childhood home, the new museum will be more focused on his fairy tales. Show More Summary

How to Stay in an Italian Bed & Breakfast Without Spending a Penny

Do you have some extra wine and quality local produce? Can you build a website, give some pointers on vegan cooking, or even just help collect olives? Then you may be able to check in to an Italian bed and breakfast—without paying a cent! November 14th through the 20th is La Settimana del Baratto a.k.a. Show More Summary

5 Luxurious Getaways in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has long been considered a backpacker’s dream, offering vast landscapes and affordable boutique accommodation in the perfect budget destination. However, the lesser-known, luxurious side of the region is rapidly earning a reputation, thanks to its sought-after retreats and luscious private getaways. Show More Summary

11 Delicious Food Halls to Visit in New York City

For those fed up with restaurant decision making, your new dining era is here. Food halls have taken the variety of yesteryear’s shopping mall food courts and spun them into delectable culinary bazaars. They’re cropping up in citiesShow More Summary

9 Reasons To Visit Nevis

St. Kitts’ little-known sister island, Nevis, has been attracting a lot more attention with the massive popularity of Hamilton the Musical, since it happens to be that founding father’s birthplace. But being off the radar for the masses has been a good thing for this lush little isle, as it has managed to remain unspoiled. —Susan Campbell

Rad Arachnids at the National History Museum's Spider Pavilion

If you live in Los Angeles and somehow missed the bevy of haunted houses and scary attractions, you're in luck: the Spider Pavilion at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is open from October 30 to December 11. This isn't...Show More Summary

The Exhibit Where You Can Explore Cuba Without a Passport

The American Museum of Natural History will be presenting ¡Cuba!, a new exhibit exploring the nature and culture of the island nation. Given the country’s incredible biodiversity and vibrant culture it’s clear that the exhibit, the largest...Show More Summary

5 Ways to Contribute to Wildlife Conservation with a Trip to Namibia

While on vacation in Namibia, it’s easy to contribute to wildlife conservation while staying at comfortable lodges and going on guided safaris. Namibia is the first African country to incorporate protection of the environment and wildlife into its constitution. Show More Summary

The World's Most Famous Cemeteries

Although some say it might be creepy to visit a graveyard while you’re on vacation, we beg to differ. Graveyards can be a history lesson, a walk through a lovely garden, or a place to see the best view of the skyline. At these nine cemeteries,...Show More Summary

4 Spooky Ways to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Mexico

Held on November 2 every year, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a day of remembrance in which families come together to pray and share stories about their loved ones who have passed away. Experiencing the Day of the Dead festivals in Mexico is a colorful, joyous event. Show More Summary

Prince?s Paisley Park Opens to the Public

Representatives of Prince’s estate have announced that Paisley Park, the late musician’s famed recording studio, is now officially opened to the public as a museum. The opening of the Minneapolis adjacent complex was delayed when the City Council of Chanhassen, Minn. Show More Summary

Live Like the King When You Stay at the Guest House at Graceland

Just a few feet away from where Elvis Presley himself lived is the newly opened The Guest House at Graceland, a full-service luxury hotel that reflects the one-of-a-kind style of the legendary singer. The Guest House boasts 450 rooms,...Show More Summary

How to Spend 3 Days in the Florida Panhandle

Once dubbed the Redneck Riviera, this 28-mile stretch of Florida shoreline along the Gulf of Mexico is now clustered with hip beach towns sporting high design, fine dining, and—best of all—no crowds. Whether you lust after architecture...Show More Summary

12 Under-the-Radar Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has no shortage of important cultural institutions, from the Rijksmuseum with its Vermeers and Rembrandts to the Van Gogh Museum, filled with works by the celebrated Dutch artist. But the consequence of all that greatness is endless lines and crowded galleries. Show More Summary

'What Are You Doing Here?' On the Ground at a Greek Refugee Camp

My family left Afghanistan when I was two years old. I spent my childhood in Germany as an auslaendar (foreigner) before moving to California at age 10 and having to relive the process all over again. Such extraordinary experiences have...Show More Summary

George Lucas Unveils Designs for Narrative Art Museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art promises an exploration of how visual art tells a story, from the paintings of Edgar Degas to the animated films of Pixar. Where the museum’s collection will be ultimately housed is still a matter that’s up in the air. Show More Summary

America?s Most Popular Haunted Houses According to Instagram

If you’re looking for some good, old-fashioned frights this Halloween weekend, there’s no better way than by exploring the creaky, twisty corridors of a haunted house. And in case you need help picking the perfect spot, why not takeShow More Summary

?Fodor?s Brooklyn? Wins Lowell Thomas Award

Fodor’s Brooklyn won silver place from the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition. Sponsored by the Society of American Travel Writers, this is the premier competition in travel journalism. The judges released a statement saying...Show More Summary

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