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Winter Travel

Just Looking at This Ice Hotel Is Making Our Eyeballs Freeze

Oyster | Posted 05.05.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Baby, it's cold inside. If your kids love Frozen, or you're looking for an excuse to do some serious snuggling up with your honey, this ice hotel in Quebec -- the Hotel de Glace -- might just make the perfect getaway.

Dog Sledding in Nunavut, Arctic Canada: Nanook of the North on the Looney Front -- Part 2

Mike Arkus | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I'm flailing about like a balloon, and he has to pull me upright. We drive out to where the dogs are chained up -- 14 absolutely magnificent furry and friendly animals, barking, caterwauling, yelping and howling in one mighty cacophony.

This One Tip Will Make Or Break Your Next Trip

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

It's easy for a lack of planning to result in stress. However, for us, the opposite happened. We had the advantage of traveling during low season; while some sites were closed, most lodging options, and even the roads, were empty.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Skiing in New Mexico

Liftopia | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

New Mexico may not receive the same attention as its neighboring states of Colorado or Utah, but the Land of Enchantment has its fair share of great skiing.

The Guide to Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard

Map Happy | Posted 05.06.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Some gear you'll be forced check in because of TSA policy, whether you want to or not and incur the baggage fee. Other sports equipment fall within the normal checked baggage and oversize/overweight policy.

'Worst Winter Ever': Get Out There and Enjoy It!

Kevin Richberg | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

The amount of energy extracted in freezing portions of one of the world's three greatest waterfalls boggles the mind. But there it is, segments of the American Falls (and columns of the Horseshoe Falls) frozen in time, literally.

6 Hacks for Saving Money This Ski Season

Liftopia | Posted 04.22.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

Equipment, gear, lodging, lift tickets. The costs can add up. But do not despair! There are still simple ways to ski on a budget. Ladies and gentlemen, don your Guy Fawkes mask: It's time to democratize skiing with these six ways for saving big bucks this season.

Too Cold? These Are The Undiscovered Tropical Islands Closest To You

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel

Are you dreaming of sipping daiquiris on a tropical island far, far away? Us, too. But while you may not have the luxury of escaping to an exo...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Photos Capture The Little-Known Beauty Of Lake Michigan In Winter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.28.2015 | Green

In the height of winter, most people would be hesitant to spend the day at the beach. But nature lovers willing to brave the bitter cold and blustery ...

Escape the Winter Blues in Turks and Caicos

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

While there are lots of options in the Caribbean, the islands of Turks and Caicos (TCI) remain a popular choice among the luxury travelers looking for a winter getaway.

Top 10 Ice and Snow Festivals Around the World

Cheapflights | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Cheapflights

Throughout the northern hemisphere, teams of ice and snow sculpture artists from around the world come together to compete in sculpting events with the resulting artworks put on display for the rest of us to enjoy.

The Hottest Apres-Ski Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Twerk in your ski boots at a Vegas-style club in Lake Tahoe; don furs at a bar fashioned from 20 tons of ice in Queenstown, New Zealand; clink glasses of champagne paired with caviar at Aspen's roving pop-up Oasis Bar; or hug complete strangers while shooting schnapps at Trofana Alm in Austria. From refined to rowdy, we've rounded up 17 bars where you can celebrate post-slopes.

LOOK: Europe's Best Winter Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.14.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Woodsy retreats with crackling fireplaces, steamy thermal baths with pine-scented steam rooms, and wood-paneled inns where bubbling pots of fondue and shots of schnapps have long warmed locals and propelled many travelers to cross an ocean for a taste.

5 Dreamy U.S. Ski Resorts

PureWow | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
PureWow

Cold weather is infinitely better when spent in five-star comfort and, preferably, at a ski-out-your-front-door resort. Here are five luxe snowy locales to pin to your travel boards immediately.

The World's Most Epic Ice Skating Rinks

Gogobot | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Gogobot

Sure, you could go ice skating on the frozen pond near your house. But to make one of winter's best pastimes truly epic, head to one of these spectacular ice rinks. They are higher, bigger, more beautiful, more historic, and more scenic than any backyard pond.

What the Danes, Swedes and Dutch Do in Winter

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Does Northern Europe exist in snow? The travel industry says no. Ski areas aside, most tours and cruises adventure to Scandinavia, Germany and the Netherlands in June and July, when the days are stretched out and soft, like fondue that's been melted in a pot.

Here's Bansko, The Ski Town You Aren't Visiting But Should

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 12.30.2014 | Travel

Welcome to the (not so little) ski town you probably didn't know existed. We're talking about Bansko, which sits at the foot of the Pirin Mountains ro...

From Joy to Despair to Spring, the Five Stages of Winter

Global Yodel | Posted 02.11.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

Yay, it's winter! Oh god, it's winter. Here's Global Yodel's take on the coldest season of the year.

The 10 Best New Beach Hotels This Winter

Fodor's | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

If you need a break from gift shopping and holiday parties, this is a perfect time to start planning a beach getaway. While we all have our favorite t...

10 Places To Go This Winter

Fodor's | Posted 02.02.2015 | Travel
Fodor's

Winter may not have officially arrived just yet, but the time to start planning your next vacation is now. There are plenty of winter festivals on the...

Going Viral: Japan's Mania for Masks Is Finally Cool

Gail Nakada | Posted 12.30.2014 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Good manners in this country demand masks for any cold symptom. Parents get their children used to wearing them by pre-school.

See More This Winter: Travel to Europe & $ave!

trivago | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
trivago

The Euro at its lowest value against the US Dollar since July 2012 - currently exchanging at $1.26 - and hotel rates in many of Europe's most popular cities are lower in winter, which means that it's time to seriously consider taking a trip across the Atlantic.

Resorts Encourage Kids to Get to the Slopes With Great Lift Ticket Prices

Liftopia | Posted 11.16.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

With an ageing population, ski areas know that it's vital to get children involved in snowboarding and skiing if our sport is to live, thrive and survive in the long term.

What's New at Ski Resorts for 2014-15?

Liftopia | Posted 11.03.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

While you've been mountain biking, enjoying the beach, or traveling this summer, your favorite ski area has been busy making improvements for the upcoming 2014-15 season.

These Were The Snowiest Ski Resorts In America Last Year

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel

If you're sick of summer's heat and are itching for some snow, don't fret: Ski season is just a few months away. That means you should start plann...