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The Remote Pacific Island That's Also An American Territory

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
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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.

The 10 Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
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By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spot...

8 Awesome Houseboat Rentals Across The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Since houseboat rentals are available at about 40 lakes nationwide and many offer all the creature comforts of a hotel, they're a great option for exploring watery parts unknown.

How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Paris

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

To fit in with locals, it's best to leave behind any sweatpants, baseball caps, flip-flops and white sneakers. Parisians are generally quite stylish, but that doesn't necessarily mean extravagant haute couture outfits -- instead, think casual chic.

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next?

The Only Packing Tips You Ever Need To Know

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
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By Gary Leff, Condé Nast Traveler If you've never missed a flight in your life, you're spending too much time in airports, says travel special...

What No Parent Wants to Hear on a Flight

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
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Travel writer Joanna Goddard has spent more than her fair share of time finding clever ways to entertain her toddler and baby on a flight. You think you have it bad sitting in front of a screaming child? What about the parent trying desperately to ease the tension?

6 Hotels That Cater to Millennials

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

How do you woo a millennial? It's a question dogging brands that want to reach the young, creative class of tech-toting, oversharing individuals.

The Norwegian Town Whose Name Is One Letter Long

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Manufacturing the world's longest town name sure put the village of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales on the map--if there are any maps that actually have room for a 58-letter town.

The 10 Best Island Beaches Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches.

8 Bike Tours That Wine and Dine You

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
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By Meredith Rosenberg, CNTraveler.com With the Tour de France starting July 5, you might be tempted to take your own long-distance bike ride throug...

Keep Your Shoes On: The Future of Airport Security

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.25.2014 | Travel
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By Barbara S. Peterson, CNTraveler.com With five billion travelers expected to take to the skies within the next 12 years--an increase of about...

The African City That's Built Entirely On Stilts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Ganvie's 3,000 buildings include a post office, a bank, a hospital, a church, and a mosque. The village school is one of the few buildings not on stilts; it's located on a patch of dry land big enough for kids to play soccer after class.

The Coolest Things To Do In Parks Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel
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Now that it's finally -- finally! -- warm enough to be outdoors, we want to spend all of our time hanging out in public parks. And at these green spaces, there's more to do than simply lay on the grass or go for a bike ride; we're talking hot-air balloon rides, dancing en masse, and sipping a beer in the sunshine.

Which Nations' World Cup Fans Party The Hardest?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's always a good time when one of these national soccer teams are playing. Watch the World Cup with these fantastic fans, ideally in their home country. From Brazil's wild, samba-dancing bunch to Germany's "fan mile," we track down the nations that take World Cup partying very seriously.

Flying Private Is More Affordable Than You Think

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
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By Barbara S. Peterson, CNTraveler.com The party at Manhattan's Intrepid aviation museum was over the top even by hedge fund standards: While s...

How Tinder Can Work as a Travel App (Yes, Really)

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

There's no question that most travel experiences are better with a healthy amount of pre-planning. But leaving room for some spontaneity always feels more rewarding -- or, at the very least, more memorable.

5 Hotels That Help You Give Back

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
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By Alex Schechter, CNTraveler.com What if conscientious travel meant more than just re-using hotel bathroom towels? You could, say, clean up nature...

Travel The World One Frozen Treat At A Time

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Cooling goodies don't have to stop at ice cream and popsicles -- see what types of sweet, icy treats people consume around the world, from locales as far-flung as the Philippines, New Orleans, and Germany.

The 'Smartest' Cities in the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A few visionary communities around the world are leading a revolution in "smart" urban planning. They're incorporating technology and environmentally friendly practices on a scale rarely seen before.

The 10 Best American Beach Resorts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Where will you spend your summer weekends this year?

3 Gorgeous Wine Tours In 3 Countries

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
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Originally posted on CNTraveler.com California's Central Coast The small-scale winemakers along the Central Coast favor proprietary blend...

These National Park Hotels Are as Pretty as the Parks They're In

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Check out 10 of the most amazing cabins and hotels within parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon.

10 Places Where You Can Cook With Famous Chefs

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We all know how to eat when we travel -- but what if you want to cook, too?

5 Things Every Smart Traveler Should Do This Month

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

2. Save 25 percent on Memorial Weekend flights. Fly on Saturday morning (instead of Friday) and return on Tuesday (rather than Monday). While holiday-weekend airfares are rising, they're still probably cheaper than the high domestic summer fares that will kick in around June 8.