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The 9 Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

Sometimes, you just need a beach getaway. Unfortunately, you also often need a thick wallet to enjoy one properly. But before you convince yourself that you simply don’t have the cash for a vacation to fill-in-the-blank, take a look at our list of nine amazing beach destinations — that are surprisingly affordable.

7 European Places That Are Warm in December

Europe isn’t usually our first thought when we’re planning a December trip. The Caribbean, Asia, and really the whole Southern hemisphere usually come to mind first — and for good reason. They are, on the whole, much warmer in the winter months. But there are some European destinations that avoid winter’s chill. Just look to…

Portugal Itinerary: The Perfect 10 Days

Portugal has noticeably emerged from Spain’s shadow, drawing visitors with its vibrant cities, quaint coastal towns, scenic coastline, and stunning architecture. Located on the southwestern portion of the Iberian Peninsula, bordering the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south, the country has also been gifted a mild climate that makes for enjoyable visits year-round. Below,…

9 Best Small Towns in Portugal

While Lisbon and Porto are often the starting point for most tourists heading to Portugal, it’s worth branching out to experience all the country has to offer. To help you plan your trip, we’ve rounded up nine lovely small towns in Portugal that’ll make your vacation truly special.

The Best Trips for First-Time Solo Travelers

We could wax poetic about all the ways traveling alone can be beneficial, however, taking the plunge and traveling solo for the first time can be a daunting thing. Taking your debut solo trip is bound to unleash a series of emotions that range from sheer joy to touches of loneliness. Thankfully, there are some…

17 of the Most Romantic Clifftop Hotels in Europe

With additional reporting by Leon Beckenham. There’s something inherently romantic about staying at a hotel dramatically perched at the top of a cliff. But some clifftop hotels dial up the romance factor to a ridiculously high level, offering features like luxe rooms, unforgettable pools, and indulgent spa treatments for two. Oyster’s reporters have scoured Europe…

Where to Go Instead of the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic offers a combination of outdoor adventure, relaxing beaches, and historical attractions that’s tough to match. For starters, the nation is home to the Caribbean’s highest mountain, Pico Duarte, as well as tropical rainforest, in Punta Cana. And then there’s the fascinating capital city, Santo Domingo, where the Colonial Zone is a designated…

9 European Destinations With All-Inclusive Resorts

Here in the States, we often think of the Caribbean and Mexico when we’re talking about all-inclusive resorts. After all, the region is filled with them! If you’re a big all-inclusive fan, and you feel like you’ve been there, done that — fret not. Europe happens to be a hot spot for all-inclusive resorts, too.…

Best Party Destinations in Europe

Europe is packed with historic cathedrals, first-class art museums, and breathtaking scenery, but some travelers place nightlife and party options at the top of their must-see list. From beachside boozing to nightclub dancing, there are some European cities that offer visitors the chance to party from dawn to dusk and dusk to dawn. Here are…

The 8 Best Vacation Destinations for Large Groups

Family reunions, bachelor parties, and college gal pal getaways are certainly fun, but finding a destination that offers enough to keep all travelers happy (and isn’t too remote), plus accommodations that are geared toward groups can be tricky. Fear not, though, we’ve rounded up the eight best vacation destinations for large groups so you can…