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  • 16 Cozy Christmas Markets in Europe

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Since the Middle Ages, Christmas street markets have delighted locals and visitors with food, ornaments, gifts, and entertainment. The start of the Christian Advent season in late November ushers in the opening of festive Christmas markets across Europe, which help revelers prepare for the holidays.  Lasting a […]

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  • 27 of the Most Remote Restaurants in the World

    How far would you travel for the perfect pint, celebrity chef meal, or creatively-crafted cocktail? Some of the most exemplary epicurean endeavors are a long plane, train, or car ride from civilization. Or, in some cases…. multiple modes of transport until you’re literally in the middle of nowhere. From the middle of the ocean to […]

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  • 38 of the Most Unique Hotels in the World

    When it comes to sleeping around the world, we have no reservations. Fancy resorts? Cheap hostels? Quirky hotels? Been there, done that. From planes and trains to a decommissioned oil rig to ice hotels and igloos, we get around, booking unique hotels that come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and surroundings. We’ve traveled to […]

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  • The Most Unusual Places to Sleep, According to 12 Travel Experts

    Years of traveling paints a pretty clear picture of what a “normal” hotel experience is, but these travelers stepped (way) outside the box. Waking up to elephants outside of your window in South Africa, hostels reimagined from *actual* forts on remote islands off the coast of France, hotels sculpted entirely of ice in Quebec (brrr), […]

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  • Traveling While Young, Female, and Black: Across 5 Different Countries

    Traveling is difficult! Everyone can relate to that. Hotel bookings, transportation planning, itinerary making, and *shudders* budgeting can easily add stress to even the dreamiest getaway. But now think about all of that on top of this: spending days on end researching how a place might treat you based on the amount of melanin in […]

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  • 33 of the Luckiest Places in the World

    It’s time to get lucky. Travelers in search of health, wealth, and happiness have dozens of destinations to choose from in their quest for good luck. From statues and fountains to temples and natural wonders, luck comes in all shapes and sizes. As luck would have it, we traveled to 33 of the luckiest places in […]

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  • 8 Purple Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Can’t talk right now — we’re doing cartwheels in France’s fragrant lavender fields and running around futuristic, purple-hued parks in Singapore. It’s a lifestyle, ya know? But for real, once you see some of the world’s best purple places, you’ll want to switch that vacation responder on and bask in the magic of magenta. These […]

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  • 21 of the Most Romantic Lake Resorts Around the World

    Brace yourself: you’re about to get lost in brilliant blue waters, beautiful high peaks, and lush emerald forests. Whether you dream of exploring Patagonia’s other-worldly landscapes, trekking alongside lions in Africa, or relaxing in European hot pools with majestic mountains jutting across the skyline, these top lake resorts promise the perfect balance of rest, romance, […]

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  • 8 Top Weekend Trips from Paris

    While most visitors arrive to Paris with no intentions of departing for greener pastures or smaller urban scenes, more than a few of the weekend trips on this list might just inspire a change of plans. Some of these destinations include castle hopping amidst rich French history, bicycling through verdant vineyards, sipping on Grand Cru […]

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  • National Parks: the Best Parks in Europe by Country

    Europe stretches from the wild waves of Portugal to the mossy woodlands of Belarus, the tundra of the Scandinavian north to the glistening beaches and down in Greece. Between its borders, this land holds treasures of such immeasurable natural magnificence that it would be a crime to even attempt to distill the lot into a […]

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  • 10 of the Best Theme Park Bars in the World

    Amusement parks aren’t always known as the best place to saddle up to the bar for a frosty beer or fancy cocktail, but most have a hidden gem or two that can hold their own against your favorite local haunt. From hand-crafted mixed drinks to cozy couches and gorgeous scenery, these watering holes will blow […]

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  • 11 Red Travel Destinations For Your Bucket List

    Ah, the rich color of red. Often associated with love and romance (or anger for a stark contrast!), this hue is undeniably bold and assertive regardless of what it denotes. But when it comes to traveling the world, the color red offers an entirely different experience. Cherry-colored lakes and ornate temples drenched in scarlet are […]

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  • 36 of the Most Colorful Places in the World

    Curiously crimson landscapes that are (somehow) natural and Gatorade-level hues of blue are found in droves across our travel rainbow—along with every other eclectic shade in between. Mother Nature formed and human-made alike, these destinations provide a hearty dose of monochromatic magnificence that’ll have you reconsidering your favorite color left and right. Toss out everything you […]

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  • The Best Theme Parks Halloween Events for 2022

    Theme parks around the world have devised some positively devilish ways to keep the Halloween spirit alive— or in this case, undead—in 2022. This year, look forward to haunted houses, nighttime coaster rides, pumpkin-spiced treats, and sprawling scare zones with creepy creatures lurking behind every dark corner. Don’t be a jerk-o-lantern: grab a friend and […]

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  • 7 Easy Day Trips From London

    London is a big city full of all the things that we love most about the world’s best concrete jungles: great food, historic pubs, diverse nightlife, rooftop bars, and a thriving arts scene. If you want it, London’s got it. But while the Big Smoke has something for literally everyone, it does lack beaches, a quaintness, […]

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  • The Biggest Pride Parades Around the World 2022

    Each June, we honor the anniversary of Stonewall Uprising: the historic event that marked the start of the modern movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and asexual rights (LGBTQIA+) across the globe. To celebrate, hundreds of Pride parades will take place in every nook and cranny of the world. With demonstrations, seminars, parties, […]

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  • 20 Pink Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dive into the trendiest color of the decade. Whether you’ve just hopped on the pink train or have always loved the color, check out these photo-worthy pink places around the world to satisfy your pink obsession while traveling. 23 Prettiest Pink Places in the World With a combination of Gothic, Roman and Baroque design, Tan […]

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  • Your Ultimate Guide to Queer Paris

    Look, traveling is hard. But traveling solo as a queer person? Even harder. For all the gay travel sites and guides out there, there’s a heavy focus on cis-men. But what about the women, the trans folk, and the non-binary? We travel too, but it’s hard to find reliable information about inclusive, queer spots to […]

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  • Europe’s Glitziest Seaside Towns (and Why You Should Visit)

    As magnets for superyacht owners and the glitterati, you might be fooled into thinking that jet-setting hubs like St Tropez and Portofino have little more to offer than high-end shopping and star-studded night clubs. Au contraire, travel seeker!  Here’s our list of five of Europe’s glitziest and most stunning seaside towns, complete with tips on […]

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  • Hidden Camargue: France’s Wild Wetlands

    Wild horses and wetlands aren’t normally associated with the French Riviera. The Cote d’Azur typically elicits images of designer boutiques and impossibly stylish women in high heels rather than windswept horizons, wildflowers, and pink flamingos. But there it is, just 70 miles west of Marseille (the unofficial end point of arguably the most famous stretch […]

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  • 40 of the Best Things To Do in Spain

    Charged with a permanent feeling of intense passion, emotion, and sophistication, Spain has a funny way of forcing you to slow down, live in the moment, and enjoy life’s simple pleasures. From Gaudí’s whimsical masterpieces to historical Mudéjar treasures, or the snow-capped Pyrenees mountains to the palm-fringed beaches of the Costa del Sol, Spain is […]

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  • 21 Boozy Travel Destinations For Wine Lovers

    When Jesus turned water into wine, he was really onto something. If the Nobel Prize was around back then, he would have won for chemistry, economics, peace, and medicine. Since Jesus’ time, a few others have turned water into wine (with the helpful addition of a few other ingredients), and all over the world, people […]

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  • 5 Très Chic Boutique Hotels in Paris

    Parisian hotels are notoriously tiny, but good design can certainly distract you from that. Boutique hotels across the city have done a particularly good job drawing travelers away from those tacky gold-gilded rooms and into accommodation that is effortlessly chic. Here, we highlight 5 Parisian boutique hotels that do just that: from evocative 19th century […]

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  • Mysterious Places: 10 of the Spookiest Spots to Visit on Earth

    If you’re into spooky stories, unexplainable events, and haunted places, then you’ve landed in the right place. The world is filled to the brim with landmarks that remain a riddle…to this day. Mystery enthusiasts: just like you, we’re all about indulging our weird and unusual interests, so we’ve created this bucket list of mysterious places […]

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  • 27 Heart-Shaped Natural Wonders Around The World

    Crystal clear heart-shaped lakes, tropical heart-shaped islands, sun-soaked heart-shaped mountains — Mother Nature sure hows to make us feel all kinds of warm and fuzzy with heart-shaped natural wonders found all around the world. Love love? Next year, jet off to Spain for a crazy-romantic getaway Valentine’s Day.

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  • The Best Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022

    Ready to celebrate the Year of the Tiger? Here’s your ultimate guide to the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations around the world. Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival) means a lot of different things to folks across the globe, but one thing holds true no matter where you’re from: […]

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