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10 Places Where Winter Never Happens

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

This winter -- filled with flight-cancelling snowstorms and polar vortexes -- is seemingly never-ending. It's got us thinking about packing up and moving to one of these perpetually warm and snow-free destinations.

6 Of America's Best Diners

Food & Wine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

These 23 spots represent a panoramic view of today's American diner.

PHOTOS: Sochi Before the Olympics

Fathom | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

Over the summer, Moscow-based street photographer Maria Plotnikova traveled south for that exact reason and was kind enough to share her photo series with us.

Is The 'Smoketel' The Strangest Travel Idea Yet?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Poor cigarette smokers. As nonsmoking spaces become the norm in the U.S. and around the world, it must be hard for them to find hotel rooms where they're allowed to light up.

6 Things to Do with the Family This Weekend!

Sarah Bowman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Get smart about your Oscar pool, celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan and introduce your kids to Charlie Chaplin. All this weekend!

Forgotten 'Ghost Stations' In Paris

Holiday Lettings | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Holiday Lettings

(Image courtesy of Gonioul. Article by Holiday Lettings) Centuries of social and political development have seen Paris emerge as the "internation...

The 13 Weirdest Things in the SkyMall Catalogue

Meghan Feeks | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Meghan Feeks

Shortly after takeoff, something happens. I can't help eyeballing the SkyMall catalogue in front of me. I dog-ear my New Yorker, open the catalogue with a sigh of defeat and cave to the sick pleasure of wondering who really buys all that sh*t.

The World's Ultimate 'Ski-cations': Exploring the Coolest Winter Retreats | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel

From world-famous celeb magnets to quirky and humble haunts, here is our list of the world's top spots for skiing and snowboarding escapes.

On Seeing Greenland

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
W. Scott Olsen

Somewhere near the back of a very large airplane, I had a window seat, flying from Amsterdam to Minneapolis. We had finished the first meal, the second glass of wine. Most of the seatback video screens glowed a new movie.

High in Hawaii

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Wouldn't you have thought that Hawaii would have been the FIRST U.S. State to legalize pot? Well, they weren't, and its not, but you CAN get high in ...

12 Sochi Olympics Facts to Impress Your Friends

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The Olympics is now an out-of-this-world occurrence, too. For the first time, the Olympic torch has traveled out of the Earth's orbit, onto the International Space Station, and into the vacuum of space. (Unlit, of course.)

The Best Way to Visit the Smithsonian in D.C.

Travelzoo | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel

The world's largest museum complex, it's also the most-visited, welcoming tens of millions of guests per year. Here are a few tips to help navigate your way through the marble halls of the Smithsonian.

A Butterfly Cure For The Winter Blues (a.k.a. Bite Me, Polar Vortex) (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

For me it's a delightful afternoon escape -- with lots of photographic opportunities -- from the winter blues. It's as if you've been transported to Costa Rica.

Here's Where To Go If You Want To Get Really Far Away

Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

Do you ever just want to get away? How about far away? How about as far away as possible? FurthestCity is a nifty little website that lets you know...

Why You Absolutely Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Stephanie Ridhalgh | Posted 04.05.2014 | Women
Stephanie Ridhalgh

Date a girl who travels for you will always be pleasantly surprised. She navigates unknown cities with a great sense of direction but also enjoys the spontaneity of getting lost.

When Traveling, Don't Forget About the 'Whoops Money'

Christina Kelly | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
Christina Kelly

The bottom line is, no matter how much you prepare for your trip, there will always be whoopses. In a way, our 'whoops' moments made for the funniest parts of our trip. Instead of feeling angry towards them, learn to embrace the whoops.

Slideshow: Best Luxury Cruise Lines

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

U.S. News' travel editors analyzed a wide range of resources, including evaluations from travelers and experts, price class ratings and health ratings to compile the Best Cruises 2014 rankings.

25 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Belize

Viator | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel

25. There are jaguar and tapir crossing signs on the highway: You never know when your next animal encounter will be.

World's Top 10 Retirement Spots In 2014 | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty


Gourmet Getaways: Three Places to Visit in Upstate New York | Posted 04.05.2014 | New York

If you think NYC has cornered the market on bold tastes and ethnic cuisine, a visit to one of these restaurants will prove that the boundaries of creative cooking have forged into small towns.

Paris Letters: Relax and Let the Journey Unfold

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

Luckily for MacLeod, as "Christophe pointed out, 'our whole life is a honeymoon.'" Not everyone has a man who says, "I am picking up a princess. I need to look like a prince, not a chauffeur." But I can say that MacLeod made a resolution that allowed her dreams to come true and so did I.

Where To Eat In Scottsdale And Phoenix

John Mariani | Posted 04.05.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

A trip to Arizona seems dreamy indeed. Here are three new places you will want to eat.

10 Beach Dangers Everyone Should Watch Out For

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel

The luster of a beautiful beach -- vivid blue water, cloudless skies, warm sand -- belies the innate perils of the shore. Here are 10 common dangers of which you should be aware before your next trip to the seashore.

Sir Hamlet in Russia

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 04.05.2014 | Entertainment
Mark DeCarlo

Sir Kenneth Branagh, "or simply Ken," spent weeks shooting and directing Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit in what sounds like a very intimidating location: M...

Places You Never Thought You Could Afford in the Caribbean

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel recently released a survey naming the Caribbean's most expensive destinations (based on the average price of the cheapest available double hotel room). And while such a designation might scare off some, these islands are simply too fabulous to pass up.