Washington, D.C. knows how to celebrate New Year's Eve. Here are a few of the best places to ring in the New Year, plus a few just outside the Beltway.
You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.
Are you a film buff? If so, Pittsburgh PA has the makings of a perfect getaway. With three rivers, 446 bridges, and a New Yorkish downtown, Pittsburgh makes a compelling backdrop for movies.
Romania has 275 kilometers of Black Sea coastline. The country tries to attract tourists by touting its sandy beaches, temperate climate, spas, and resort hotels. It's tough competition. I met a couple of Romanians who said straight out that they prefer to vacation along Bulgaria's Black Sea coast.
It's the worldwide, runaway, Oscar-winning smash that shows no signs of losing popularity. Loosely based on "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen, "Frozen" is the highest grossing animated film of all time.
It's also safe to say that I've never visited a city as friendly as Santa Fe. From the cab drivers to the staff at the hotel, to retailers to strangers on the street, this town is populated by people who clearly love it -- and love sharing it with others.
International travel has been an love affair I've had for over the last dozen years or so, ever since my first international trip to Japan for my study abroad year in Tokyo in 2001-02. I had never stepped off of American soil until the age of 20 and I was ready to burst my bubble.
The fashion conscious will appreciate the sleek modern bathrooms with their Versace tiling and Hermès bathing products.
The day would bring no grand present opening and no homemade feast to enjoy, but there was also no stuffing to start, no breakfast for 12 to organize, no leftover scraps of paper and ribbon strewn across my bedroom floor.
The Kamuzu Central Hospital stands tall on a hill in the center of Lilongwe, the capital city of the southern African country Malawi. The largest of the tertiary health centers in the country, Kamuzu Central Hospital sees the widest variety of patients from the widest variety of communities.
These fun and festive hotels are just the places to ensure you have a holly, jolly holiday -- from enormous edible wonderlands, caroling, and the Mouse King, to little trees you can decorate and bring up to your room.
We all gathered for our second-to-the-last morning meeting and discovered that today was going to be an easy ride with only 70 miles to San Bernadino. This would be our last stop before making the final leap to the Santa Monica Pier.
The remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena is forever linked with the name of Napoleon Bonaparte, the megalomaniacal Corsican-cum-French emperor who was exiled there by the British in 1815.
Let me concentrate on where to stay in this wealthy Lombardian city, which now has a passel of the finest deluxe properties in Italy.
It's been a few years since I've been eligible for discounted student flights but that doesn't mean I've forgotten -- those were my glory days. That's because STA Travel, unlike other online travel agencies and airlines, allows users to apply great promo codes to their flights.
The parking lot is a mix of cars from the 1930s all the way up to modern day -- American Chevys sit cheek-by-jowl with small Russian box cars; most vehicles look like they've seen better days.
In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes.
In a tradition that has stood for hundreds of years, the European Christmas Market is a throwback to what it was like to do anticipate the Winter Solstice long before the holidays became so commercialized, especially in America.