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Why Hershey, Pennsylvania Is the 'Sweetest' Town You're Missing Out on

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2015 | 10:44 AM

Hershey, Pennsylvania, likes to call itself the sweetest place on earth, and if you're looking for a small-scale theme park getaway on the East Coast, it will indeed hit the sweet spot. Located in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, Hershey is synonymous with chocolate, as it happens to be the...

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Turns Out Inle Lake, Myanmar Is One of Southeast Asia's Best Kept Secrets

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2015 | 9:52 AM

As I entered the wide expanse of Inle Lake at the end of a narrow feeder channel, two fishermen appeared on either side of my Abercrombie & Kent longboat, performing what I could best make out as a slow-motion, over-the-water ballet with conical baskets and oars for props...

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Les 8 villes les plus pittoresques d'Europe

(2) Comments | Posted April 22, 2015 | 4:01 PM

Des îles de la Méditerranée aux sommets des Alpes, les paysages de carte postale de l'Europe continuent d'inspirer les voyageurs de par leur architecture unique révélant plus de 1000 ans d'Histoire. Des plus charmantes, plusieurs de ces lieux incomparables présentent des ruines historiques, des rues pavées et d'anciennes églises à...

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10 Game-Changing Products Every Super Traveler Should Own

(4) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 9:57 AM

There are travelers and there are "super travelers," the savvy ones who are constantly booking new flights and always on the go. These are the frequent flyers who use priority lanes, know exactly which seat to book on each type of aircraft, and essentially feel at home in an airport....

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10 Best Amusement Parks for 2015

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 3:41 PM

Have you ever gone from zero to 60 m.p.h. in three and a half seconds while dangling off the side of a steel track? The only place in the world you can experience that is on the new Thunderbird wing launch roller coaster opening this spring at Holiday World, Indiana,...

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10 Most High-Tech Airports in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 3:29 PM

From check-in to the gangway, the airport sets the tone for your trip. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, modern advancements in airport services and amenities have exponentially increased in the past few years with high-tech innovation. Nearing an age the Jetsons could barely imagine, today's cutting-edge airports stand out...

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10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.

(4) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 11:26 AM

With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty by heading into the wilderness for a trek on one of the country's 10 best spring hiking trails. With routes that weave through multiple waterfalls,...

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10 Best Doughnut Shops in the U.S.

(190) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 11:06 AM

From Homer Simpson to the now-ubiquitous cronut, doughnuts have long occupied a special place in the heart of American popular culture. In recent years, however, this sweet, starchy treat has become a favorite of discerning foodies, with new shops popping up around the country, offering a selection of classic and...

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Exploring Savannah, The South's Capital Of Cool

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2015 | 10:15 AM

If words like "genteel" and "refined" are the first few that come to mind when thinking about Savannah, you're a little behind the times. In the past few years, this southern city has upped its game, opening a string of eateries and lodgings that have transformed it into the region's...

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파리에서 하지 말아야 할 15가지

(2) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 2:55 PM

파리에 가서 모든 걸 구경하고 경험하는 건 불가능하다. 그래서 어렵게 간 여행에서 시간을 낭비하면 안 된다. '빛의 도시' 파리를 다음에 방문할 때에는 투어리스트 트랩(Tourist Trap - 관광객들로 득실거리는 명소)을 피하고 맛없는 음식은 먹지 말고, 에펠탑에 올라가기 위해 기나긴 줄을 서는 일이 없도록 하자. 다양한 미술관 소개를 포함한 아래 설명을 참고해...

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A Literary Tour of Small-Town America

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 12:28 PM

The mark of a good book is often the author's ability to transport readers into his or her world. Fiction and non-fiction alike can instantly take readers off of their couches and into uncharted territory and new worlds. Many classic and contemporary American works find their roots in the country's...

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6 Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomena Around the World

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 12:08 PM

By Leigh Ann Henion, author of Phenomenal

Leigh Ann Henion is the author of Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World. It's a memoir about how--during her first years as a mother--she set out to reawaken her own sense of wonder via...

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Spring 2015 Guide to Paris

(1) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 11:33 AM

There's more than love in the air this spring in Paris, as the city's top museums and cultural spaces unveil a scintillating roster of new events and exhibitions. Plus, the best of the new boutiques, restaurants, and an exclusive new hotel.


This charming, new under-the-radar boutique...

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How To Choose The Right Cruise For You

(8) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 11:22 AM

Cruising has become so much more than a means of island hopping around the Caribbean. These days, you can enjoy world-class dining, spas, zip lines, a meeting with Mickey Mouse, golf, or even a ride on a water coaster, all while on the ship! Due to a seemingly endless array...

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9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

(19) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 4:26 PM

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 through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 years,...

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World's Most Unique Concierge Services

(2) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 4:09 PM

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 tracking down vintage sneakers in New York to helping find your relatives in Ireland,...

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America's 14 Best Small-Town Festivals

(18) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 3:40 PM

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. Make an effort to...

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15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

(25) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 10:09 AM

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in...

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15 Best Travel Experiences for Night Owls

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 1:04 PM

When you think of late-night fun, chances are clubs in big cities like New York, Berlin, or Miami come to mind. And while it's true that there are plenty of up-all-night diversions in those locales, there are also plenty of alternative evening adventures awaiting travelers, both in cities and outside...

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Cartagena's Top 12 Experiences

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 12:15 PM

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. Pleasure seekers...

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