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PHOTOS: Spooky Vacation Ideas For Halloween

Oyster | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel

From ghost towns to witches' hideaways, we've found some of the best places to spook and be spooked -- and where to rest your head (if you can) at the end of the day. But we'd suggest sleeping with one eye open...

PHOTOS: Lonely Planet's Top Cities For 2013

Lonely Planet | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel
Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet's team of several hundred expert authors and editors -- and even Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler -- have been banging heads to find the answer for our annual set of travel picks for the year to come, the Best in Travel 2013. So, city-lovers, without further ado, our picks for the top 10 cities for 2013 are...

New York City's Most Kid-Friendly Neighborhood

Vitamin Daily | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

The bastion of all things cool, who knew lower Manhattan was now run by hipsters under four feet tall?

Overcoming Common Travel Misconceptions

Kay Rodriguez | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel
Kay Rodriguez

After speaking with many of my fellow students, colleagues and friends, I've learned a lot about peoples' preconceived fears and stereotypes regarding traveling. The truth is, travel is neither difficult nor scary, even for young people. Here are some of the main concerns I've heard, and what you can do to overcome them!

A Designer Trip To Palm Springs

Food & Wine | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel
Food & Wine

Palm Springs, California is celebrated for its Rat Pack-era architecture and notorious for its stuck-in-the-era-of-steak-and-béarnaise cuisine.

PHOTOS: Bar Hopping Like A Politician In D.C.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether you're voting for Obama or Romney, these are the Washington, D.C., hot spots where you can drink like a politician -- and maybe even spot a few in action.

Cuba Travel: The Upside To People-To-People Trips

Peggy Goldman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

Now that our program is back in full gear and I've had some time to reflect on this whole Cuba license subject, I can't help but marvel at the fact that this people-to-people program, which brings Americans and Cubans together, face-to-face, making it possible for each to learn about the other, was the brainchild of a government bureaucracy.

Ask Your Travel Questions Answered

George Hobica | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

First off, you're right that you can often save money by buying "split" fares and you're very wise not to try to make a connection on the same day of travel, in case your first leg is delayed or canceled.

Feeding Your Travel Addiction

William D. Chalmers | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

It is claimed that there are so-called gateway drugs that take you on to higher highs from humble beginnings. Could the same be said for travel addiction?

Where To Teach English For Non-English Teachers

Leora Novick | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Leora Novick

While traveling through Spain I had the good fortune to be able to participate in two English immersion programs, Vaughan Town and Pueblo Ingles, respectively. Each week was magical, and nothing could have prepared me for the emotions I would feel after working so closely with these inspiring Spaniards.

Lisbon In Three Hours

Lori Needleman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Lori Needleman

At the top, there was an awe-inspiring panoramic view of the city including Rossio Square, the Carmo Convent, the Castle of São Jorge and the Tagus River.

PHOTOS: 7 Great Hikes Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

These hikes may be the loveliest in the world. Go for a walk.

9 Things Not To Wear On A Plane

SmarterTravel | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel

Shun any fabrics that lack breathability, such as nylon or leatherette. Add your rubber rain coat or waterproof jacket to this list as well.

Exploring The Unseen Side Of Oahu

Jim Calio | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

Seeing the rest of Oahu is like seeing the rest of, say, New York State: You don't know it exists until you get out of the big city, whether it's New York or Honolulu, and then you're surprised at how beautiful it is.

PHOTOS: Perfect Hotels For Fall

Jeanenne Tornatore | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Jeanenne Tornatore

Check into these fabulous hotels in some of fall's most beautiful destinations and check some items off your bucket list along the way.

Fellow Flyers Who Drive Us Crazy

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

We can't seem to go a week without reading yet another story about airline missteps. But for most of us, it's not the airline staff that makes us dread a long flight: It's our fellow passengers.

PHOTOS: The Upsides To Cruising From Central Florida

Stewart Chiron | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Stewart Chiron

My excitement level to see Atlantis, up close and personal, ranked up there with my anticipation to see the Pyramids in Egypt for the first time. It took my breath away as I first saw her nose and then body from the second floor of the Orbiter Processing Facility.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Gorging On Ithaca's Gorgeous Gorges | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

The famous T-shirt gets it right: Ithaca really is gorgeous. On a recent visit to the college town in Upstate New York, fall colors added additiona...

PHOTOS: The Best US Cities For Travel

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A look at the country's best cities to visit -- as voted on by our readers!

Ghostly Encounters At Haunted B&Bs

HomeAway | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel

Mysterious whispers. Phantom smells. Ghostly apparitions. No, this isn't a Halloween haunted house -- these spooky happenings occur year-round at many historic bed and breakfasts.

The Marketing of Dubai: A Brilliant Mirage

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.16.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

It's difficult to embrace the hype while wading in a sea of black.

Slow Airplane Boarding Solved by Astro-Physicist and TV Producer

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.16.2012 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

The airlines cater to their first class passengers who pay much more for their tickets than do the passengers in steerage and the airline is convinced that 1st class passengers want to board first, so they won't do anything that will upset these valuable customers.

Nervously Enjoying Street Food In Chiapas

Off Track Planet | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

Chiapas' nutty version, called tamales chiapanecos, are a regional creation, filled with pork, raisins, tomatoes, almonds, onions and spicy herbs then wrapped in banana leaves.

WATCH: A Foodie's Paradise In London

Kate Thomas | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Kate Thomas

If you go to London, don't expect to be on a diet. Food is everywhere and it is world-class.

Is The Idea Of 'Gay Travel' Counterproductive?

Robert Schrader | Posted 12.16.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The chief benefit of travel, so far as I've been able to deduce in my seven years of doing it, is that you are able to step out of your comfort zone for a short time.