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7 Best Honeymoon Destinations for LGBTQ Couples

Earlier this year, Bermuda made global news by repealing the law that allows same-sex marriage. The move came as a surprise, both because it represented a step back in terms of LGBTQ rights, and also because it showed an ugly, less tolerant side of the island’s culture. Still, LGBTQ travelers — particularly those planning their…

5 Places That Are Perfect for Just a 24-Hour Visit

Looking for a quick layover spot to break up a long trip? Short on time but eager to travel? Fear not, we’ve got you covered. From easy-to-manage long layover destinations to compact cities where most of the top attractions are clustered together, here are a handful of destinations that are perfect for just a 24-hour…

11 Charming Bed-and-Breakfasts in Europe

Bed and breakfast — such a simple formula can help travelers feel at home in big, unfamiliar cities. Though B&Bs might conjure images of New England hideaways or stately Southern mansions with rocking chairs set up on screened-in porches, Europe, too, is filled with these quaint, intimate retreats. So, if your idea of a special…

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…

These Are the Safest Cities in the World This Year

The world feels like a wholly unpredictable place these days. Between recent natural disasters and terrorist attacks, travelers are understandably exercising more caution when choosing their final destination. To help determine which cities are the safest, The Economist Intelligence Unit released its 2017 Safe Cities Index. The report judges 60 metropolises on four major criteria…

10 European Destinations You Should Visit This Winter

While conventional wisdom might say head south of the equator and to the tropics during the winter, you’d be missing out on some great travel deals across the world’s northern reaches as well. In fact, heading across the Atlantic to Europe during the year’s coldest months is likely to give you an awesome opportunity to…

The Most Charming Boutique Hotels in Europe

A word of advice: Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to searching for the perfect hotel stay. In fact, for those seeking a more intimate, charming ambience with a personal touch, a boutique hotel is the way to go. Whether you’re heading off on a long vacation or sneaking in a short weekend getaway,…

The World’s 10 Most Notorious Red Light Districts

Whether they’re spoken about openly, or talked about in hushed tones, there are corners of almost every major city where the sex trade is thriving. From Nevada to Amsterdam, Paris, and Bangkok, red light districts have occupied a place in the minds of artists, writers, self-professed bohemians, moralists, ethicists, and travelers for centuries. Of course,…

The Best Birthday Trip for Each Month of the Year

This year, when your loved ones inevitably ask you what you want for your birthday, don’t default to the predictable options like a sweater or a spa day — unless it’s a thermal spa in Japan, of course. Think outside of the department-store gift box and treat yourself to an unforgettable present — an experience…

11 Diverse Melting Pot Cities Around the World

We travel the world to see new sceneries, taste new cuisines, discover new customs, explore new sites, and meet new people. Holistically speaking, we hit the road to experience an unfamiliar culture. It’s an added bonus when the destination we’re visiting happens to be home to not one, but several cultures, thanks to its diverse…