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The European Castle Bucket List: 14 Castles You Must Hit

Thrillist | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel

Because you can't spend your entire European vacation visiting -- or sleeping in -- every single castle or palace, we narrowed your medieval bucket list down to the continent's (and UK's) coolest 14.

Hot Springs National Park: The American Spa

Stefanie Payne | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Wellness - noun - The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health. "Valley of the Vapors" in Hot Springs National Park. | Image c...

6 Incredible Ruins You Can Easily Visit

Thrillist | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel

By: Adam Lapetina Credit: Flickr/Guerretto Ruins, despite what fedora-wearing archaeologists would have you believe, do not exist solely to be hack...

10 Unique Historic Lodging Options Kids Love

Amy Whitley | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel
Amy Whitley

When's the last time your kids raved about a hotel stay?

Ireland's 10 Best Attractions

Budget Travel | Posted 09.21.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

Whether you're headed to the Emerald Isle any time soon or simply window-shopping, we've rounded up 10 of the best attractions Ireland has to offer, from natural wonders on the Atlantic coast to Dublin's literary highlights.

PHOTOS: Philly's Hidden History

Posted 03.07.2013 | Travel

That Philadelphia is packed with history has never been in doubt: Ben Franklin would be plenty even if the city hadn't been the capital of the United ...

Visiting Edgar Allan Poe In Baltimore

Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel

For decades, the notorious "Poe Toaster" would arrive at the Baltimore grave of Edgar Allan Poe with cognac and three roses on the day of Poe's birth,...

PHOTOS: 10 Halloween Destinations Haunted By History

Historvius | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel

Throughout the world, people tend to plan their trips around the holidays. Yet, when it comes to Halloween, the trend is not so much one of getting away as hiding away.

Chile After The Coup

Jim Calio | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Back in 1975, when I was traveling through South America, I decided to go to Santiago, Chile. I had been told that the country was beautiful, especially the area around the Pacific resort of Vina del Mar. I also knew that there had been a coup two years earlier, and I was curious to see that the country looked like in its aftermath.

PHOTOS: 8 Nuclear Test Sites To Visit

Posted 09.19.2012 | Travel

Kazakhstan may not have much of a reputation as a tourist destination, but with the removal this year of most the country's significant nuclear infras...

PHOTOS: Traveling In The Footsteps of Alexander The Great

Historvius | Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel

You can discover things along this path that put you at the very heart of Alexander's story, just a heartbeat away from the cities he conquered and even the very people he knew and loved.

PHOTOS: Looking For Lincoln In Springfield

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

The stories surrounding Abraham Lincoln makes him one of America's great heroes. A trip to Springfield, Illinois, where he spent 25 years as a citizen, lawyer and state representative prior to his presidency gives visitors a look at his humanity.