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Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Oyster | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
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What to do when you want to avoid bunk beds but still save money and meet like-minded travelers? We scoped out eight hostels around the world that offer low rates, stylish design, cool locations, private rooms, and the occasional shared (but clean, we promise) bathroom. No flip-flops or ear plugs required!

Harry Potter Is Finally Coming To Oyster's Ebook Library

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.28.2015 | Books

What is Spotify without Taylor Swift? Netflix without Friends? Oyster without Harry Potter? While Taylor Swift fans still find cold comfort in their S...

TripAdvisor Buys Oyster.com

AP | Posted 12.17.2013 | Travel

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — TripAdvisor has purchased hotel review website Oyster.com for an undisclosed amount. The travel website operator...

Getting Outdoors In The East

Oyster | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
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From the tip of Maine to the Florida Keys, America's Eastern region is a diverse area filled with just about every type of terrain an active traveler could want: mountains, marshes, lakes, cliffs, forests and so much more.

Mancations for Every Dad

Oyster | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
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Of course your dad is a family man, but this Father's Day why don't you give him a little break from the tots and chaos by sending him on a mancation?

How Kim and Kate Will Spoil Their Spawn: Over-the-Top Hotel Baby Amenities (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
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Five of the most over-the-top, kid-friendly hotel amenities that celebrity (and royal) moms will definitely approve of. If Kimbryo will love these kid-friendly amenities, so will you!

9 Amazing Hotel Amenities

Oyster | Posted 06.04.2013 | Travel
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Our favorite summer amenities and where to find them.

Outdoorsy Summer Travel: The 7 Best Destinations in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
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Summer is the time to get outdoors and get active.

5 Most Romantic Waterfront Resorts in the U.S.

Oyster | Posted 05.31.2013 | Travel
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Couples take note: It's not necessary to leave the country to experience some of the world's most romantic hotels.

In the Spotlight: The Jade Hotel, New York City (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
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Opened just a few months ago, The Jade Hotel is already a hot spot in New York City, thanks to its trendy Greenwich Village location and even trendier...

Outdoor Dining: The Best Al Fresco Restaurants in Washington, D.C. (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.30.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summer fever is in full swing and we'll do just about anything to enjoy a little sun during our lunch break or a boozy weekend brunch. Over the past c...

Feel Like a Kid Again

Oyster | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
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Who doesn't feel like a kid again when at a water park?

Beachfront Luxury: 15 Decadent Hotels on the Sand

Oyster | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel
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Who doesn't love a beach vacation? The sun, the sand, and the ocean all come together to make for a relaxing getaway that, when complete, will send yo...

PHOTOS: Best Outdoor Restaurants

Oyster | Posted 05.23.2013 | Los Angeles
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Los Angeles may be sunny and star-studded year-round, but summer is the prime time to grab a seat and some grub outdoors in La La Land.

Mixing Business With Pleasure In NYC

Oyster | Posted 07.22.2013 | Travel
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Plenty of business people find themselves traveling to New York City for work. And while New York has plenty to offer all kinds of travelers, it can b...

5 Great Boutique Hotels in the Hamptons

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Summertime is all about quick weekend getaways to enjoy some pampering in the sun. And what better way to relax and soak up the scene than heading to the Hamptons?

10 Alternative Memorial Day Getaways

Oyster | Posted 07.20.2013 | Travel
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Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner, and with it comes the official kick-off of the summer season. When that Friday hits, thousands of beac...

Outdoor Dining: The Best Al Fresco Restaurants in NYC

Oyster | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel
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The best spots to grub down outdoors this summer.

Romantic Eco-Friendly Stays

Oyster | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel
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For those who love tree-hugging just as much as they love snuggling up with that special someone, we've found the best hotels for environmentally-friendly duos who don't want to skimp on romance.

Literary Hotels: Where famous authors have partied, waited arrest, and -- yes -- even written novels (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
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Whether they're on business or leisure, with the family or solo, almost all travelers consider a book (or a Kindle, whatever) a must-have while on a t...

Never Use A Treadmill Again

Oyster | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
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Getting fit doesn't have to be on your to-do list after you travel. While many hotels offer state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, w...

Over-the-Top Themed Hotel Rooms and Suites (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
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Hotels often incorporate themes into their rooms, but these so-called themes are usually "classic elegance," "boho chic," or "understated luxury." In ...

Top 10 Infinity Pools on the Caribbean Sea (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
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The beach, the pools, the view - these are major reasons why we travel to the Caribbean. And when we can get all in one, that's ideal. So we scoured t...

Photo Tour: Discover 5 Gorgeous Luxury Hotels in Istanbul (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
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Istanbul is a city of contrasts. It's a city that's both modern and historic, where great restaurants, hopping nightlife, and horrific traffic exist a...

Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC's Still Got It! (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
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We made a recent visit to the hip Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC to see the results of their extensive renovations. The verdict? The Gansevoort's still go...