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Hotels With Spectacular Views (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

The most memorable hotel rooms offer views you can’t find on the ground, and access to unique vantage points is the reason to check in.

10 Amazing Apps to Make Your Honeymoon Travels a Breeze

Adam Warner | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Whether you need to find a reliable taxi within minutes or come up with a quick foreign translation, many of the latest travel apps have the ability to make your honeymoon a lot more convenient.

Favorite Travel Destinations, Now and Then

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

The world's most historic sites have a storied past -- some really show their age, while others don't look a day past 500. From the Acropolis to the Arc de Triomphe, take a look at the then and now of history's celebrated structures.

Which Honeymoon Destination Is Right For You?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

You've searched the world and managed to find the perfect person with whom to spend the rest of your life. But now you're faced with searching for another ideal match -- your ultimate honeymoon destination.

Travel: 5 Amazing Luxury Hotels

Abby Tegnelia | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Abby Tegnelia

Summer means travel, and time to think big, from private bungalows in the tropics to romantic Tuscan villas and stunning escapes closer to home. Behold, the five luxury hotels on the CS Bucket List.

Where Did All the Ski Bums Go? 4 Ways Ski Bums Spend Summer

Liftopia | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel

Heat waves heralding the start of summer melt the ski bums off the hill, giving a ghost town feel to the mountain towns they once overran.

The Best American Restaurants Outside The States

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.31.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

It is hard to go too long without a juicy cheeseburger smack between the fluffiest bun.

In Time for the Scottish Referendum, the Battle of Bannockburn Gets a Facelift

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English.

Mind Your Manners Tips for Effective Cross-Cultural Communications

Colette A.M.Phillips | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Colette A.M.Phillips

Communicating across cultures in the business world can often be confusing and uncertain, but it doesn't need to be. With a little bit of homework and open-mindedness you can avoid some of the pitfalls.

Africa: A Beach Guide

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Jacada Travel

From sublime private islands in the Indian Ocean to adrenaline-fuelled cage diving with great white sharks off the coast of South Africa, the shores that rim this vast continent offer some incredible experiences.

The Hot Zones: A Year in Review of Travel Illness

Dane Steele Green | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

No one likes to think about getting sick on a vacation, and the fact is that most of us never will. However, 2014 has thrown up some very lurid headlines about just such a subject.

World's Best Urban Beaches | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

Max out your weekend by hitting up an urban beach and combine sunshine, sand and skyline views. We sought out the best of the bunch, from a hammock-strung stretch of sand in Philly to a floating swimming pool in Berlin.

Why I Am Heartbroken To Leave New York At 23

Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Sara Roncero-Menendez

That's the magic of this city. There's always something to do, something to see, something to hold or taste or smell or read and every reason to be unapologetically enthusiastic about every single moment of it.

5 Reasons to Adore an All-Inclusive for a Destination Wedding

Amy Hubbard | Posted 07.30.2014 | Weddings
Amy Hubbard

Think about it: all-inclusives operate on a bell curve of utility. There will always be guests who don't take full advantage of the resorts' offerings, but they pay for it anyway. And there will always be people who use some of the amenities.

Keeping Memories Alive and the Importance of Family Values

Gramma Good | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Gramma Good

As parents and grandparents we know it our responsibility to teach positive family values. My daughters, I am proud to say, value family above all else. Growing up in our home, life revolved around family. Living on an island played a positive role in reinforcing our teachings because island living is all about family.

5 Must-do Things in Ljubljana With Kids

Inga Batur | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Inga Batur

The capital of Slovenia might be small in terms of size but it's quality over quantity that makes Ljubljana special. It has everything you need, it is easily accessible, intimate and it quickly makes you believe you know its every nook and cranny.

10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

Fodor's | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel

While cities such as Shanghai, Dubai, and Toronto have long been known for their futuristic-looking hotels, they've hardly cornered the market on cutt...

Why Your Kids Need to Travel: Reflections From Haiti

Elevate Destinations | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Elevate Destinations

Many parents are right to be terrified about their kids' level of oblivion. Scheduled to the max, and investing their down time in an electronic matrix, many kids are lacking a skill we used to take for granted -- the ability to meet circumstances and challenges outside the lives that have been staged for them.

10 Annoying Things About Hotels (And How To Deal With Them)

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock) Nothing beats a well-thought-out hotel room for sheer vacation luxury. That's what makes it so annoying when we encounter...

Best Airport Spas (PHOTOS)

Departures Magazine | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Spas are no longer the sole property of hotels and resorts as airports worldwide incorporate increasingly sophisticated destinations for relaxation and rejuvenation.

'Explore Umbria' With Steve McCurry

Paula H. Noe | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Paula H. Noe

Perugia is about an hour's train ride away from Spoleto, and Steve McCurry's exhibit there is fabulous. He is a terrific photojournalist, probably best known for his powerful National Geographic cover shot of the beautiful 'Afghan Girl' with the piercing eyes.

Unforgettable Places to Sleep in National Parks

SmarterTravel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel

A cabin floating on a lake. A boutique hotel. A yurt. Around North America, national parks offer incredible scenery, dazzling wildlife, and some truly funky, cool, and surprising places to stay.

The Truth Behind My Travel Photos

Joanna Zelman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

Pretty travel photos mask the work it takes to reach the destination. There is no shortcut to Easter Island. But with a little patience, the journey often becomes the best part.

Enjoying the Wilds of South Africa at the Umlani Bushcamp

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

In June, I had the great pleasure of exploring the Timbavati game reserve in South Africa, a ruggedly beautiful region about six hours northeast of Johannesburg by car.

Top European Tours 2015: Where To Go Now

Go Ahead Tours | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Go Ahead Tours

With so many exciting places to visit, it can be hard to pinpoint the next destination. Our advice? Find a tour that gives you the opportunity to cover a lot of ground in a short amount of time -- then make sure it stops at one of these up-and-coming destinations.