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7 Bucket-List Ideas for Family Vacations

Sure, Disney is a rite of passage when it comes to family vacations, but there are plenty of other places worth exploring together. Even better, you don’t have to scrap all of your own see-before-you-die destinations just because you’ve got kids in tow. Some of the world’s best bucket-list destinations are also family-friendly. So, whether…

7 of the Best Trips for Introverts

Introverts are often thought to be shy and timid, though recent studies have shown that this isn’t always the case. Sure, introverts may relish their alone time, but some just function better in smaller groups or in shorter social periods. Introverts will likely want to skip places where public interaction is inescapable and it’s hard…

14 of the Best Children’s Museums Around the World

In 1899, the world’s first children’s museum opened in Brooklyn, New York. By 1990, the Unites States had a total of 118 museums dedicated to kids, making the country’s model the go-to for children’s museums around the world. And while the focus of each and every museum may vary, there are common threads that run…

10 Awesome Trips to Take With Your Friends

Did the summer slip away before you had a chance to get away with your pals? You don’t need to wait another year to make it happen. If deciding where to go and what to do has been the sticking point, we’ve got that problem solved. The best way to make memories and strengthen your…

8 Unexpected Places to See the Northern Lights

The spectacular Northern Lights are a popular bucket list item — and rightfully so. But there is one downside to scouting them out: seeing the natural light show often means journeying to distant, often isolated, locales. The further north you go, the higher your chances of witnessing the Aurora Borealis get, but there are plenty…

5 Awesome Last-Minute Memorial Day Getaways

We’re a few short weeks away from the last long weekend before summer officially kicks in. And for those who have experienced an emotional roller coaster of weather these past few seasons (think idiosyncratic rises and falls in temperature as well as sudden heavy rain and snowfall), the start of summer can’t come soon enough.…

Incredible Hot Springs in Canada and Where to Stay Nearby

Courtesy of Flickr/pentaboxes Welcome to Oyster! Your online authority on all things hot springs. And Canada. Just kidding — as you know, we’re hotel experts, but perhaps you’ve noticed our obsession of late with geothermal hot springs and Canadian travel destinations. Of course, outdoor hot springs in Canada are a mind-blowingly magical combo of the…

8 Scenic Winter Road Trips Around the World

The phrase road trip might produce images of a convertible whizzing past a sun-backed horizon and possibly a sunglasses-wearing dog in the back seat. Add the word winter to that phrase, however, and the journey might seem more like the result of a missed flight or bad break-up. But winter road trips come with their…

Hit the Slopes: Where to Ski in Canada

Just what makes a ski and snowboarding destination popular? Towering mountains, fresh powder, and a vibrant apres-ski scene, to name a few. Canada, which has already earned a reputation for its diehard hockey fans, breathtaking coast-to-coast scenery, and delicious maple syrup, delivers on all three points — and offers much more. Ahead, we rounded up…