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Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Instant vacation: The world's best travel photos

Luxury living: 10 of the world's best desert hotels

Luxury living: 10 of the world's best desert hotels

Jordan Trail: A trek through history

Jordan Trail: A trek through history

The 650-kilometer trail takes about 40 days to complete, starting at the northern tip of Jordan in the city of Umm Qais and ending in Aqaba in the south, where hikers meet the country’s only coastline. Jordan is more than just desert, and the cross-section of the nation that the Jordan Trail cuts through is […]

Cannes: France's city of stars and sunshine

Cannes: France's city of stars and sunshine

Besides abundant sunshine and turquoise waters, Cannes has plenty of old-style charm and, unlike its pebbled neighbors, is the only town on the Côte d’Azur that can boast white sandy beaches. From lounging on a yacht or touring in a luxury car, to strolling through the Old Town or along the palm-lined Croisette, there’s plenty […]

Bucharest: 9 reasons to see Romania's capital

Bucharest: 9 reasons to see Romania's capital

The Romanian capital continues to redefine itself, merging its storied history with a modern identity. At first glance, the architecture is dizzying, but it’s a fascinating mix. Between the dreary Communist-era apartment blocks are Byzantine buildings, centuries’ old churches and Art Nouveau mansions that stand out as the survivors of earthquakes, war and communism. Look […]

The most remote resorts in the Philippines

The most remote resorts in the Philippines

Home to more than 7,000 islands, the Southeast Asian archipelago counts abundant marine life, colorful reefs and pristine beaches among its selling points. But you’ll want to get there soon. While the cluster of resorts along Manila Bay are easy enough to find, you’ll have to work a little harder to check out these far-flung […]

The in-flight snack so popular it has its own emoji

The in-flight snack so popular it has its own emoji

These flat, crispy cookies that melt in your mouth hail from Belgium, where they’re called Speculoos and figure in Belgian culture from the 17th century as a sweet treat originally given to children for Sinterklaas, or St. Nicholas Day, on December 6. Aside from their heritage, in the US the cookies are now best associated […]

PEI: Anne of Green Gables and so much more

PEI: Anne of Green Gables and so much more

After all, it’s Canada’s smallest province and only takes about three hours to drive from tip to tip. Don’t be deceived. This is a destination that will leave you begging for more long after you’ve said goodbye to its rocky red shores. Thanks to its relaxed maritime vibe backed by a long list of natural […]

11 hot theme parks of the future

11 hot theme parks of the future

Well, 2017 is your year, thanks to the opening of Pandora — The World of Avatar, a new extension to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida that recreates the vivid alien world of the blockbuster sci-fi movie “Avatar.” Not enough theme park thrills? There’s more to come as construction gets underway on hot new adventure experiences […]