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America's Best Cities for Singles (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The winning cities in the singles-scene category excel in the off-hours, ranking highly for nightclubs, dive bars, and even great diners, where you might lock eyes with someone over a late-night order of fries. But the most singles-friendly cities also put a creative spin on conventional meet-up spots.

Staying in and Dining out in Vienna

John Mariani | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

Just about every restaurant in Vienna has a menu provided in English.

The Art of Family Travel

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Then imagine taking your family and all your things to travel through different countries, living in different places, eating different foods, and trying to keep your sanity as parents along the way.

The Most Romantic Places to Spend Valentine's Day

Jacada Travel | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

In this idyllic archipelago in the Indian Ocean, stay on an exclusive private island, such as Desroches or Denis, for an unrivalled island escape.

This Flight Is Just The Ticket

Martha Lufkin | Posted 01.26.2015 | Fifty
Martha Lufkin

I recently had the pleasure of taking an overseas trip, and enjoyed the flight so much that when I got home, I wanted another. I talked to some friends, and after we all lamented that another vacation wasn't in the budget for any of us, I decided to host a plane trip right in my house.

Middle Australia, a Trip for All Senses - Part One

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

It's rough. The soil is hard and red, soft and warm at the same time. The shades of the rock are not really calming at all, nothing refreshing like the shade of a tree or a market umbrella. This is the center of Australia, this is aboriginal Uluru.

The Travel Industry Loses Its Way In A Blizzard

Christopher Elliott | Posted 01.26.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

As the snow falls today, maybe in a quiet moment, the managers who create and enforce these draconian policies should ask themselves: Why don't we do this more often? Why don't we show our customers a little more compassion?

I Am a Muslim and My First Trip Abroad Was to Israel

Aisha Subhan | Posted 01.26.2015 | World
Aisha Subhan

During my time in Israel, I refused to accept that our values are different, that peace is not possible. I witnessed the similarities of our values and the compatibility of our nature. We must relinquish fear and retain hope. In doing so, coexistence is near.

Turn Left at the Oyster Festival!
A Festival a Month for 2015

Natalie Compagno | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

Great festivals are conducive to great travel. They are mankind at its best - free-spirited and welcoming. They also offer countless opportunities for the unexpected. Here is a festival a month to put on your calendar for 2015. And don't worry, January's festival doesn't start until the end of the month, there is still time to get to all of them.

Get Lost In The World's Biggest Labyrinth

HuffPost Italy | Giacomo Talignani | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel

The labyrinth of Franco Maria Ricci (photo: Carlo Vannini) Bambù the terrier makes an excellent guide. He races around on all fours through the ...

9 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move To The Caribbean

Amanda Walkins | Posted 01.23.2015 | Travel
Amanda Walkins

Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house -- But this might not really be the dream life for everyone.

Beyond the Rum and Cigars

John M. Eger | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics
John M. Eger

On a trip to Cuba recently, it was clear to me that change is in the air. It wasn't just that President Obama and Raúl Castro had agreed to see if relations could be normalized, nor was it an admission that communism had failed. Rather, it seems to be an understanding that some form of capitalism is sorely needed to breathe life into the Cuban economy.

What I'm Drinking Now

John Mariani | Posted 01.23.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The blasts of winter make the choice of full-bodied wines a little too easy, and, as always, I pick my wines to go with my food.

Your Everything Guide To Traveling Solo

PureWow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Travel
PureWow

Robert Frost was on to something: Sometimes the most relaxing journey is a solo one. Here, the best places to see on your own, plus some tried-and-true tips for going it alone.

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

Jinna Yang | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Jinna Yang

here's something just so romantic about the colors so prominent here -- bright whites and deep blues, and outside of the cities so rich in history, the surrounding islands are usually home to the most beautiful beaches in the world.

How To Travel Without Going Anywhere

Findery | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Findery

Try the guidelines below to re-explore where you live. Pretend like you're traveling in another country, and you're likely to have one of the best Saturdays you've had in a while.

Top Travel Fears and How to Conquer Them

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Travel fears may start small, but they can take over and quash the very spirit that inspires us to explore the world. Here are ways to manage some of the most common fears associated with travel, from flight phobias to the specter of food poisoning.

10 Relaxing Resorts Where You Can Warm Up This Winter

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Feeling a bit worn out by winter? Then the time is right for a peaceful getaway, where snow shovels and polar vortexes are but a distant dream.

5 Cities Where Getting Lost Is A Good Thing

Shermans Travel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Sometimes, when you travel, a magical thing happens. You've put your guidebook away and just followed your nose, eyes or feet through a city.

Want to Travel More? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started

Tausha Cowan | Posted 01.22.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

While big bucket list trips are undoubtedly amazing, it's easy to forget how great it is to explore any new place, whether near or far. Travel is about discovery and this can happen in the next town over just as much as it can on the other side of the world.

Brooklyn Magazine's Margaret Eby on Her Go-To Spots in Brooklyn

Sarah Stodola | Posted 01.22.2015 | New York
Sarah Stodola

When Margaret Eby moved from her native Alabama to New York City, like many college freshman before her, she found that her first New York experience revolved around Manhattan. But after graduation she found her way to an apartment in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. "It feels more like home" than other spots she's lived, she says.

How to Dress Like a Local in Top U.S. Cities

Orbitz.com | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

It's the number one rule of seasoned travelers: Dress like a local, not like a tourist. Okay, it's our number one rule. But don't worry. Our field guide to fashion in America's top cities will help ensure you'll fit right in, from coast to coast.

How I Negotiated $675 in Travel Fees With Two Phone Calls

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel fees will kill any travel budget. Baggage fees, flight change fees, and rental car alternate location drop-off fees, hotel reservation cancellation fees, etc... All these fees add up quickly and make travel more expensive than it should be. So what can you do so that travel fees don't take up a huge chunk of your travel budget?

Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Travelzoo | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Travelzoo

So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.

How to Land the Best Holiday Jobs Abroad

Dan Miles | Posted 01.21.2015 | Travel
Dan Miles

I recently worked out that I have spent 15 of the last 20 years working abroad; ranging from tending bar and waiting tables, to teaching, to working on a stall that sold missiles at an arms fair (no experience necessary apparently).