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5 Things Smart Travelers Will Do This Spring

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Cherry blossom season (roughly late March through late April) is the country's busiest; plan now, especially if you want a room at the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto, right above the scenic Kamogawa River.

5 Essential Tips For Photographing DC's Cherry Blossoms

Joe Newman | Posted 04.02.2015 | DC
Joe Newman

Seems simple enough, right? Make your way down to the tidal basin, point your camera in the direction of the blossoms and click away. If only it were that simple.

Why Singapore Is Winning At Green Spaces

Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel

It’s a country. It’s a city. It’s Singapore. And this city-state is growing a lot more than its population. Half of Singapore is covered in gree...

How To Eat Your Way Through Singapore

Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel

Everyone’s favorite beer-drinking, cigarette-smoking, cuss-word-slinging, food-focused travel guide once said Singapore is “as close to foodie hea...

9 Tips for Flying While Pregnant

Aimee Chan | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Aimee Chan

Most pregnant women can continue to travel by air up to 36 weeks into their pregnancy, according to the Mayo Clinic. Every woman and pregnancy is diff...

When Someone Is Murdered on Your Backpacking Trip

Nathaniel Mueller | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Nathaniel Mueller

The first time I saw someone killed I was 25 feet away. I was in my early twenties and the two things I remember most, other than the actual event, was the uncontrollable shivering and the pack of cigarettes my brother and I nervously chain-smoked trying to calm down.

20 Great Happy Hours on the Las Vegas Strip

David Landsel | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
David Landsel

If you've stepped foot on the Strip recently, you're familiar with the realities of modern Las Vegas: $8.50 draft beers, $20 hamburgers, the $40 buffet.

3 Magical Greek Islands That Tourists Don't Know About

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

I find myself immediately in the island's lull, falling into its idle routine. Its alchemy is restorative, cathartic, elemental--swimming every day in the sea, driving through the amber pastures of arid farmlands, eating the same simple Greek dishes you find at every little taverna.

Nine of the Most Striking Sacred Sites in Asia

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

The temple is said to house eight hairs of the Buddha and was built by the Mon people between 6th and 10th centuries and gilded through the 15th century. Sunrise or sunset are the best times for visiting.

Where to Go in June for Savings and Culture

Shermans Travel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Travelers are a savvy bunch -- they know that it's better to visit certain destinations during certain months. But the prevailing question is: Where should I be booking trips right now?

The Sneaky Hotel Fee You Should Always Check For

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Extra fees at hotels have become a big money maker. Check the terms and conditions of your potential reservation before you unwittingly agree to pay for something you may not want.

A Literary Tour Of Small-Town America

Fodor's | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

The mark of a good book is often the author's ability to transport readers into his or her world. Fiction and non-fiction alike can instantly take rea...

6 Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomena Around The World

Fodor's | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

By Leigh Ann Henion, author of Phenomenal Leigh Ann Henion is the author of Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural Worl...

The Best Kept Secrets of Los Angeles

Quora | Posted 04.01.2015 | Los Angeles
Quora

Take Virgil North-South through Koreatown, not Vermont. Take Fountain East-West through West Hollywood, not Sunset or Santa Monica.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Central Park

Thrillist | Posted 04.02.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Things you do know about Central Park: you have to pour your wine into a Solo cup or the cops are totally going to bust you for drinking on Sheep Meadow.

For A More Creative Brain, Travel

The Atlantic | Brent Crane | Posted 04.01.2015 | World

There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories. But living in another country may come with a...

Japan's Cherry Blossoms Make Us Want To Hop A Plane To Tokyo

HuffPost Japan | Talia Lavin | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel

It's almost April, and in Japan, that means one thing: The cherry blossoms are blooming. The flowers are a national symbol of Japan, and the annual di...

Laying It All on the Zip Line in Costa Rica

Bethany Sales | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Bethany Sales

I'm dangling above a tree stand in Costa Rica about to zip line 500 feet above the lush forest floor at 40mph, one gloved hand on my karabiner and another on what I've been assured is a brake.

Finally--Great Italian Food Near Carnegie Hall

John Mariani | Posted 04.01.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The two-month old Masseria dei Vini is a restaurant whose neighbors keep telling owners Giuseppe "Peppe" Iuele, Enzo Ruggiero and chef-partner Giuseppe Coladonato how glad they are finally to have a fine Italian restaurant because there's nothing else like it in its neck of the woods, near Carnegie Hall.

Italy Off The Beaten Path

PureWow | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
PureWow

Milan, Florence, Rome: It's no surprise that Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. But rather than hitting only the hot spots, carve out some time to visit the less-traveled regions, too.

The Secret to Making Friends in a New City

Jessica Biber | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Jessica Biber

If you've landed yourself in a brand new city without a single friend to accompany you, never fear. Here are seven tried-and-true ways to make friends in a new city, which I've gathered from casting my own roots in New York City, Los Angeles and Seattle.

Seven Enticing Destinations on Latin America's Cacao Route

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Travel to the origin of chocolate to soak up the culture of cacao and discover how to make it yourself.

6 Reasons To Visit Zion National Park This Spring

The Outbound Collective | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

Zion sits on the throne of the Mighty 5 as Utah's most visited National Park, and for good reason. With 229 square miles of incredibly diverse landscape and wildlife, even the most dedicated explorer couldn't experience all that Zion has to offer in a lifetime.

A Colorful Look Behind the Doors of Dublin

Jaimee Ratliff | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Jaimee Ratliff

I didn't realize how excitable I can really get about the simplest things until I went to Ireland. One of my favorite sights-and there's plenty of them-are Dublin's colorful architectural collection of doors sprawling throughout the city.

Lost in Translation: Brits v. Americans -- Whose Language Is It, Anyway?

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.31.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

Often, people travel from the U.S. to England wrapped in a sense of comfort, thinking, "Well, they speak the same language, so I'll be able to get by just fine." Or will you?