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The Crumbling Elegance of Cuba

Michelle Blair Wilker | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Michelle Blair Wilker

Fidel's Cuba reminds me a bit of Neverland. A place hard to believe in and crumbling brick by brick till one day it disappears into a pile of fairy dust.

Winter in the Windy City: 4 Reasons to Brave the Cold

Travelzoo | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel

Summer's street fests and boat tours may be packed away for the season, but winter visitors are awarded with fewer crowds.

A Travel Blogger Takes the Unplugging Challenge

Robert Schrader | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The good news? I achieved my goal and stayed offline for the entire time I was on Indian soil. The better news? The benefits of unplugging from the Internet for the first time in almost five years were greater than I could've ever imagined.

Abraham's Kitchen

Stefan Szepesi | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Stefan Szepesi

Many miss out on the deep cultural and social fabric of the Middle East. The spiritual heart of Urfa is buzzing with tranquility. On the streets I hear Kurdish and Arabic. But all signs are in Turkish. English is virtually absent.

Notes From Along India's Ganges River

Kensington Explorers-In-Residence | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Kensington Explorers-In-Residence

If you've come all this way, why not take a dip in the Ganges -- what's the worst that can happen?

7 Frequent Flyers Far Worse Than Children

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

I've logged 24,600 miles in air travel this year alone, half of those with my infant son (who slept peacefully like the little cherub he is). I'm here to set the record straight. It is too often the adults that act like babies.

Sustainable Luxury Travel: A Manifesto

Kaitlin Solimine | Posted 02.11.2014 | Travel
Kaitlin Solimine

Loving a place requires protecting it. And protecting it requires sustainable tourism.

Ski, Spa And Be Merry

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

There is no better place to escape than a quiet, snow-covered mountain. Ski resorts make the perfect winter getaway, whether you choose to hit the slo...

New Apps and Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel in 2014

Shermans Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

There are so many new apps and websites to help us micromanage every aspect of our travel. In compiling a best-of list, we wondered where to even begin! We tried to keep it simple: Here are some of our favorites from the last year that will save you money and/or stress when planning your next trip.

2013: The Year of the Fearless International Traveler

Peggy Goldman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

Despite the fact that travelers aren't daunted by going abroad, they are taking precautions to stay safe -- as every international traveler should. Whether traveling alone, with a partner, or in a group, 56 percent of travelers surveyed said they plan to purchase travel insurance for their next international trip.

10 Best Travel Products of 2013

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

Whether you're still looking for the perfect holiday gift or just rewarding yourself for surviving the season, you'll find inspiration with these 10 travel products that were rated the highest by our reviewers in 2013.

Vaccinations for Travel Abroad

Martin Zabell | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Martin Zabell

Travelers should also get other vaccinations depending on which nation they're going to. Generally, people traveling to economically-advanced nations need fewer vaccinations than people traveling to developing nations.

Great Getaways: Savannah

Budget Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable Southern getaway, visit Savannah, where you'll find the perfect mix of Southern hospitality, nightlife, and enough action to satisfy every food lover and history buff.

Ski Apache-Style in Ruidoso, New Mexico

Fathom | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

New Mexico is an unlikely state for a ski trip. And Ruidoso isn't fancy. If Ruidoso were a shoe, it would be a Hush Puppy. No frills, but reliable and gets the job done.

The Man I Met on the Way to Montreal

Diane Vadino | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Diane Vadino

Yesterday I took the train to Montreal. I love taking the train, and I actually particularly loving taking inefficient trains -- like Amtrak's Adiro...

14 Awesome Workouts to Try When Traveling to America's Biggest Cities

Details | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel

These small, specialized studios offer the next big thing in fitness: results

You'll Really Want To Visit Jordan After Reading This

AP | AMIR BIBAWY | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — If you are keen on getting your Middle Eastern fix of ancient sites, sun, mint tea, and falafel, the Arab Spring may have chall...

At the Top of My Lungs: Luna de Miel

Jennifer Glass | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

Harlan and I were just learning how to be married when I was diagnosed with lung cancer. Since January we have lived in the shadow of my illness, and it was starting to define us. We needed to see our marriage and ourselves in a new light.

8 Amazing Places Made Famous by Lawrence of Arabia

minube | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

As film lovers the world over mourn the passing of Peter O'Toole, many of us are taking the time to revisit one of the legendary actor's greatest works: Lawrence of Arabia, a film whose adventurous spirit and exotic locales also inspired scores of travelers to seek out their own life-changing voyages.

6 Questions With Noel Lanzas, Ritz-Carlton South Beach's Official Art Basel Ambassador

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Emily Elyse Miller

Noel Lanzas is the Ritz's official Art Basel Ambassador and resident concierge. He is so knowledgeable and passionate about art in Miami that this title was created just for him. I was able to talk with him about Art Basel expectations and a few of his favorites featured artists.

It is Winter in Venice -- Vegas Style, Baby!

Joshua Estrin | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Joshua Estrin

Then I headed over to The Waterfall Gardens at The Palazzo for their fabulous fantasy display. Their horticulturists have managed to create an amazing scene, complete with ice branches, glittering trees, and hand-crafted peacock statues.

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Emily Elyse Miller

Design and innovation always compel my travel plans and this was trip was no exception. I'm usually more of a boutique kind of girl, but after touring around the property I was forced to reconsider.

The World's Best Beach Hotels in 2014

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

If it's sand and sun you're hankering for, look no further than these beach hotels in the Caribbean, the South Pacific, Australia, Mexico, and more.

10 (Almost) Free Travel Deals: 2013 Edition

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel

While there may be no such thing as a free lunch, we guarantee that no-cost travel goodies do exist.

Seven Ways to Fit More Stuff in Your Suitcase

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel

Sure, we could tell you to just pack less. But sometimes you want to have wardrobe options when you travel -- whether it's for an unexpected weather change or a fashion emergency.