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Summering in Scandinavia: Heat Things Up in the Land of the Midnight Sun

Oyster | Posted 08.26.2014 | Travel
Oyster

There is more to these Northern European countries than meets the eye -- and it's not all winter and chill.

Why Mega-Cities Are Mega-Awesome: 8 Bustling Metropolises We Love

Oyster | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Though they may be a bit busier than the countryside, cities are hubs of history, culture, and entertainment. So we suggest you leave the quiet country behind and give the city a whirl. Here are eight megacities we can't get enough of.

Luxe Digs Where You Can Hide From Roving Hordes

Oyster | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Worried about a Game of Thrones-style invasion on your next trip? Roving hordes? Zombie armies? We totally feel you. Travel can be a bit scary, and if you're the type that likes to feel extra secure when you get away, you might appreciate the idea of staying in a hotel that's, well, fortified.

Europe's Most Historic Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Pirate Queens, famous authors, scheming politicians and celebrities of days past and present have walked through these corridors -- and now you can, too.

Our 12 Favorite Hotel Bars For After-Work Drinks (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Hotel bars are often a convenient spot for a nightcap or a quick after-work drink (anything to take the edge off!) while on a business trip -- but not...

PHOTOS: Ireland's 9 Most Memorable Hotels

Oyster | Posted 05.16.2013 | Travel
Oyster

People tend to go a little crazy on St. Paddy's day; most of us are familiar with the crowded parades, green rivers, and drunken revely. And it's unde...

PHOTOS: Where The Old Money Is

Oyster | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Want to live like a Rockefeller on your next vacation? Want a voyeuristic peek into the world of the rich and powerful? These iconic resorts across ...

PHOTOS: 10 Elegantly Attired Hotels

Oyster | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From gilded pillars to floral patterns, from dainty tea sets to regal portraits, these hotels keep their spaces feeling timeless.

21 Hotels For A Dose Of History

Posted 12.15.2012 | Travel

It's no secret that we're kind of history nerds here at HuffPost Travel. And, historic hotels hold a special soft spot. Earlier this week, with th...

PHOTOS: The Most Haunted Hotels In The South

Oyster | Posted 12.12.2012 | Travel
Oyster

From the cryptic mythology throughout the Mississippi Delta, to the spirits of wartime past down the Atlantic coast, the South has no shortage of spooky stories.

PHOTOS: The Northeast's Most Haunted Hotels

Oyster | Posted 12.09.2012 | Travel
Oyster

In fact, some of our favorite hotels -- quaint rooms, delicious restaurants, friendly staff -- host resident ghosts.

PHOTOS: 15 Hotels For History Lovers

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.08.2011 | Travel

Location, location, location. This real estate mantra is something to live by when seeking out the perfect hotel. For history buffs, a hotel setting c...

PHOTOS: 21 Hotels That Are National Historic Landmarks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

It's an incredible experience to stay in an historic location; quite another to stay in an historic hotel. There are many historic hotels around the ...

11 Favorite Hotels Of Our Heads Of State (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Everybody needs a vacation sometimes, including US Presidents. Now that the Obamas have returned from Maine and are off again multiple times this mont...