Sometimes the biggest cities also stunt your growth as a person. When I moved away from Manhattan, I had a hard lesson in "non-New York adult problems." No longer was it about just about deadbolting my apartment door or hiding my purse in case I fell asleep on the subway.
The world's most historic sites have a storied past -- some really show their age, while others don't look a day past 500. From the Acropolis to the Arc de Triomphe, take a look at the then and now of history's celebrated structures.
New Yorkers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most tourists don't know how to act in the Big Apple. The good news: It's not so hard.
You may think you scored a deal on your hotel and rental car -- but have you really come out ahead? In some popular destinations, tourism taxes are adding big bucks to your daily vacation spend.
I am one of the many New York City residents who has hosted people in my apartment through Airbnb. Ever since we Airbnb hosts started winding up in court earlier this year, the "illegality" of it in New York has made headline after headline.
We all have them. Places that, in short, just make us happy. Where the sirens and deadlines and back pains and bills and meetings and "Mommy!!!" all melt away. Where you can sit and just be content where you are in that moment.
From coffin racing in Manitou Springs, Colo., to a witch-themed ball in Salem, Mass., U.S. News Travel found seven of the spookiest Halloween festivities happening around the USA.
"The first thing people mention is how surprisingly livable it seems. If you come here and stay in a hotel in midtown Manhattan, it's hard to imagine how people can sustain it. But if you get out on the quiet streets of Brooklyn it feels very homey."
Even in these last few weeks of the summer travel season, we continue to hear summer songs that capture the spirit of the season or stir memories of waterside romance. But how many were inspired by an actual location?
We dig a hotel with a gorgeous view, so it's no surprise we can't stop staring at the photos of these 14 rooftop bars.
Summer's here, it's time to celebrate your independence this Fourth of July -- without paying through the nose.
If you make your way to The Big Apple and are looking to find some things to do in NYC without breaking the bank, we've got the best itinerary for you.
Greenwich Village and Union Square, two adjacent New York neighborhoods in Manhattan, share the distinction of having colorful political pasts and lively cultural presents.
Tons of visitors descend upon New York City during the holidays, and for good reason. After all, few places boast such a cheery holiday spirit with beautiful window displays, Christmas lights galore and holiday pop-up shops on every corner.
The bastion of all things cool, who knew lower Manhattan was now run by hipsters under four feet tall?
Your brownstones provide balance against skyscrapers and your warehouses provide spaces for industries both small and large.