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NYC vs. L.A. According to Neil Patrick Harris

Orbitz.com | Posted 09.11.2014 | Travel
Orbitz.com

To celebrate choosing one's own adventure -- namely, that age old question, East Coast or West Coast? -- NPH shared his top picks for hanging out in both L.A. and New York City.

The Unhappiest Cities In America Are Actually Really Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.25.2014 | Travel

Last week, the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research published a paper titled "Unhappy Cities", which revealed the least happy cities in America. ...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: City Parks

Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes from Melissa DeCastro. Her photograph captures London's Hyde Park. City parks are an oasis of individua...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Skylines

Posted 09.15.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Pristine Remolona. Her photo gives a new meaning to "skyline." Of her photo, Remolona said: ...

Discover Local Treasures With This New App

Untapped Cities | Posted 02.12.2013 | Travel
Untapped Cities

One of our latest favorite apps for local discovery is SPUN. The app currently covers 11 cities in the United States including New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Austin and others.

PHOTOS: Miami Served Hot

Jetsetter.com | Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel
Jetsetter.com

If there's a better time to hit Miami for the weekend than the bleak midwinter we'd like to hear it. That's why we're taking you on a tour of the city...

PHOTOS: America's Abandoned Places And How They Got That Way

Posted 01.12.2012 | Travel

The following is a post from David Schalliol, the Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Sciences at the Illinois Institute of Technology. The pho...

A New Park Transforms A Madrid Neighborhood

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

Twenty-seven miles of new tunnels were dug; countless tons of granite installed to make paths and fountains; some 8,000 pine trees planted. A new, ...

PHOTOS: Cold Climate Christmas In Toronto

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 02.04.2012 | Travel
Olga Bonfiglio

As my husband and I walked the neighborhoods and streets, tried out ethnic restaurants and talked to local residents at an evening pot luck dinner, we discovered a whole new world free of distractions and the usual sightseeing repertoire.

Shooting Panama: A Parade And The Canal

Jeroen Swolfs | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel
Jeroen Swolfs

Every day, parades started in the old town going down to the boulevard and all the way onwards to Panama City's impressive new town with its beautiful skyline.

A Surprise Visit To Sydney

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 12.04.2011 | Travel
Chris Guillebeau

After a visa snafu kept me off a flight to the South Pacific island nation of Nauru, I made a quick detour to magical Sydney.