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Sexy Outdoor Showers: Wash Away Your Inhibitions

Oyster | Posted 08.21.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Maybe it's months of this summer heat that's getting to us, but lately we've been loving the idea of showering outdoors. We guess we've just decided that there's no better way to cool down and wash away inhibitions than with an outdoor scrub down. Here's a list of 10 of our favorite hotels that have private outdoor showers -- some even have outdoor baths!

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

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.

Babymoon Like a Celeb: Six Gorgeous Hotels Where Celebrities Celebrated Their Babymoons

Oyster | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

We're always looking for an excuse to go on vacation, and thanks in large part to pregnant celebrities, "babymoons" are becoming a very real thing.

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

Oyster | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

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.

Most Comfortable Hotel Beds (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.17.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

General manager Jennifer Rota knew opening a hotel posed a challenge: "We're in a one-block radius with every chain you can imagine, so how are we going to stand out?" It's the kind of dilemma that keeps you up at night.

A Steamy Tuscan Town

Oyster | Posted 07.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Tuscany is a dream destination for many -- rolling green hills, charming medieval towns, stone farmhouses, and acres of vineyards are what usually come to mind. But there's a side of Tuscany many may not know about -- a steamy side.

Most Romantic Summer Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.07.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Sometimes it's not just the usual hot spots that hit the spot. In compiling our favorite romantic summer getaway, we looked further afield than staples like Rome, Bora-Bora, the Greek Islands, and Paris.

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel
Oyster

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting.

These Hotels Are Showing Their Naughty Bits

Oyster | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When it comes to decor, we've seen everything from the strange, to the racy, to the almost pornographic on our travels. Sometimes hotels just have a style sense that's -- let's say broad-minded?

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.

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Valencia, Spain

Betsy Talbot | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Betsy Talbot

Valencia is a city built for romance and sensory indulgence. This was our first time there, and you can bet we'll return. We believe in the sexiness of long-term relationships, and we arrived in Valencia ready to romance. Thankfully, it did not disappoint.

13 Super Luxe Stays in the Caribbean

Oyster | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The islands boast everything from intimate boutiques in hidden, tranquil locales to expansive resorts that wow not only in breadth, but style.

Romantic Getaways Gone Awry

Budget Travel | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

"I can't say a lot of honeymooning went on, but my in-laws did give us a trip we'll never forget."

10 Things You Must Do During Your Next Trip to Belize

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Maybe your cruise ship docked for only a day in Belize. If so, book the next flight you can back to this breathtaking Central American country. Its 9,000 square miles has an abundance of adventures to offer and is often overlooked by travelers.

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Love Locks

Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Michele Herrmann. Her photo of love locks on a Charles Bridge gate is set in Prague, one of the ...

These Statues Are Love-ly

Posted 02.05.2014 | Travel

With Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching, what's more romantic than visiting a work of art that celebrates love? These statues, located around t...

America's Most Romantic Cities

Posted 01.30.2014 | Travel

It's nearly Valentine's Day (as if you needed a reminder), so leave it to the always interesting MissTravel.com, a site that pairs women interested in...

Valentine's Day Travel Tips for the Lover in All Of Us

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 03.31.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

Temporarily in between major, life-affirming love affairs? We've been there -- and there's lots to recommend it.

Memories of Vernazza

Lori Needleman | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Lori Needleman

As each village has its own persona, we chose Vernazza because it has been reported by many to be the loveliest of the villages with an ancient castle, pastel-colored cliff-hanging homes, an inner port and a small intimate seaside church.

Misadventures, Mishaps and Miscommunication in 100 Days of Holy Matrimony

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 03.02.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

At a time when fifty percent of marriages end in divorce, it is brave to commit and even more courageous to share the ugly side of working through a personal relationship. Perhaps if more people committed to the process and shared challenges explicitly, we would have more peace and harmony.

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

minube | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
minube

From a candle-lit desert oasis to a dreamy tropical archipelago, here are the 10 best honeymoon destinations in Africa.

When Is a Cruise Cabin Upgrade Worth the Money?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

It's a very hard question to answer. I'm naturally a bit biased against splurging on a suite in general. I'm simply the sort of person who would rather spend my money on as many trips as possible, staying in basic accommodations. So here's a second opinion.

New Love Interest? Take Them Here

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

Ahh, the paradoxical first stage of the human romantic relationship. You want exhilarating dates that let the love flower blossom, but you don’t wan...

10 Stunning Private Pools

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether you seek seclusion or an endless blue vista, these oases provide a swanky way to cool down.