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The Festival Is Over in Spoleto

Paula H. Noe | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

It is quiet again here in Spoleto, and that feels so good. The Festival Dei 2Mondi (Festival of 2 Worlds) ended with a glorious Final Concert in the Duomo Piazza, complete with American show tunes from the 50s and 60s!

Top 10 Family Villas

Jane Anderson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Jane Anderson

A fabulous villa is the holy grail of a successful family getaway. You can all chill out, claim your own space and not fret about what time breakfast is served or whether your kids are annoying the honeymoon couple round the pool.

After MH17: I Am Committed To International Travel More Than Before

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Andrew Lam

In the end, it is not fear or fundamentalism, but relentless human movement that shapes and reshapes the world.

She Found Herself at Iguazu

Christine Hannon | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Christine Hannon

Today, she was a poet, for she lived many lives, today. She moved around the world and she remained still to watch the world move. She lived between the lines of the novel she carried.

10 Ice Cream Concoctions Worth Traveling For

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.23.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Even if today weren't National Ice Cream Day (it is!), we'd be craving a steady supply of chilly ice cream treats. Luckily, we found a bounty of frozen goodness from across the country.

Midnight in Paris on Wheels

Party Earth | Posted 10.06.2014 | Travel
Party Earth

The beautiful woman holds a delicate red rose in her hands, and the two of them sip champagne as they drive by the Eiffel tower lit up against the night sky. The two lovebirds stop for their driver to take a photo of them at the Champs-Élysées.

How to Renew Your Passport

Fodor's | Posted 07.24.2014 | Travel

If you're like most Fodor's readers, your passport is one of your most-prized possessions, your ticket to exploring the world.

30 Years of Mexico and Me

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 09.22.2014 | Latino Voices
R. Andrew Chesnut

I first came to Mexico to visit my college girlfriend in the summer of 1984, and over the past three decades have returned numerous times to visit relatives, conduct research and travel throughout this beautiful country.

20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Fodor's | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, wh...

Bacchanal Brings Fine Dining To New York's Bowery

John Mariani | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Bacchanal succeeds on sheer talent and focus, not by dazzle or unholy alliances of ingredients.

Comprehending the Crash

Randy Malamud | Posted 09.22.2014 | Impact
Randy Malamud

Why does a plane crash exert such a strong grip on our attention? Perhaps the answer is obvious, yet different crashes evoke such different kinds of stories, in terms of both media impact and more personal, emotional resonances.

Spoleto Festival Dei 2Mondi

Paula H. Noe | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

I love arts festivals, especially the opportunity to see so many new and interesting and challenging performances, and the Spoleto Festival dei 2Mondi was really amazing.

Are Frequent Flier Programs A Fool's Game?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

N i c o l a / Flickr Airline loyalty programs have long tempted their most frequent customers with upgrades, bonus points and other forms of spec...

7 Green Hotels Eco-Friendly Travelers Will Absolutely Love

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel

If you fancy yourself an eco-friendly traveler, then chain hotels just won't do. Sustainable, ethical and oh-so green, these seven hotels will trea...

The Advantage Of Starting A New Life In Costa Rica | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty

After a long career in Silicon Valley, Robbie Felix, 58, was ready for a change. "I showed up there in 1978 right after they broke up the telephone monopolies, and it was booming," says Robbie, who worked as a headhunter specialized in staffing start-up companies. "I loved it. It was fascinating, but extremely stressful."

4 Options: Travel and Long Distance Relationships

Stephanie Be | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

A TRAVELBREAK original post by Stephanie Be. The Inconvenient Crush (A Look at a Long-Distance Relationships - or the Lack Of) Long distance relati...

Eastern Europe: Better Views, Cheaper Prices, and Fewer Crowds

Shermans Travel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Paris, Rome, and London are all classic first-time Eurotrip destinations. But for savvy or returning travelers, Eastern European cities -- think: Prague, Budapest, and Tallinn, among offers -- offer just as much beauty and history, but at cheaper prices and in fewer crowds.

The Sexiest Adults-Only Pools in Florida's Kid-Friendly Hotels

Oyster | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel

Summertime is often when families choose to get away as a group for some family togetherness and sibling bonding. But that doesn't mean Mom and Dad (or any other couples along for the family reunion) shouldn't be allowed some alone time of their own, as well.

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

Five Amazing Places to Spend Christmas in South East Asia

Jacada Travel | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

South East Asia is the perfect place to spend a relaxed holiday away from everything that causes the blood to boil. If you need some inspiration as to where to stay, here are five of our favorite properties for a chill break in South East Asia.

The Remote Pacific Island That's Also An American Territory

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

When Alaska and Hawaii gained statehood in 1959, the era of the incorporated territory ended -- except in one place. A tiny Pacific island called Palmyra Atoll has, for the past 55 years, been America's last incorporated territory.

I Want to Visit Detroit Again, And Here's Why

Joah Spearman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Joah Spearman

I have spent a total of two days in Detroit, far too little time to assess whether or not any or all of those things are entirely accurate, but I can say without a doubt that I am excited to go back.

Benefits of River Cruising

Travelzoo | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel

River cruising has quickly become one of the fastest growing trends in the cruise industry. With smaller ships that are able to navigate through inland waterways, river cruises often dock in the heart of cities and villages, allowing for seamless exploration of places that large ocean carriers could never reach.

Baking Bread In France: Boulangerie Les Copains Part III

Sarah Dajani | Posted 09.21.2014 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

It's hard not to idealize a place where one neighbor presses apple cider while the other makes cheese for your evening tartines.

The 10 Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By David Jefferys, Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots,...