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What to Do in Nashville (If Country Music Isn’t Your Thing)

While most people associate Nashville with country music concerts and honky-tonk bars, Music City has plenty to offer everyone, even those who aren’t fond of the city’s most famous musical export. Here are but a few things to do in Nashville if country music just isn’t your thing.

Dive Into an Underwater Museum in Cancun

Can’t decide between an art- and adventure-focused trip? Head to Cancun. Yes, Cancun. Located off the coast, Museo Subacuatico de Arte is a contemporary museum under the sea, offering visitors a unique way to experience art. This underwater attraction features approximately 500 submerged sculptures, ranging from human figures to a Volkswagen cloaked in seaweed. But…

Copenhagen vs. Stockholm: Which Scandinavian City Should You Choose?

Kongens Nytorv & Nyhavn in Copenhagen/Oyster If you appreciate Scandinavian design, castles, Viking ships, and really good meatballs, we’ve got some good news. You’ll find not one, but two capital cities that will fulfill all your desires — Copenhagen and Stockholm. The former is a harbor city encircled by multiple waterways; the latter is an…

Is This the Most Romantic Destination in Mexico?

Terrace at Mansion San Miguel/Oyster Way up in the central highlands of Mexico sits a little jewel of a town. San Miguel de Allende — a colonial-era city defined by bright colors, Baroque architecture, and bohemian spirit — has been inspiring love letters from visitors and expats since the turn of the last century. And…

7 of the World’s Most Expensive Cities and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

For the urban travel aficionado, the world’s biggest, baddest, and most expensive cities have unmatched allure. Places like New York City, Tokyo, and London are certainly some of the coolest, busiest, and most energy-packed places on earth, but just a couple nights spent in any of those destinations can leave your bank accounts quickly drained.…

5 Things Travelers Should Avoid Photographing

Shutterbugs, we know it’s almost impossible to pocket your camera when you see something truly beautiful, iconic, or surprising. After all, isn’t part of the joy of travel to return home with your digital memory maxed out on a reel of gorgeous images? Alas, there are moments when you simply must put down the phone…

Where to Travel Based on Your Myers-Briggs Type

We’ve all taken a personality test at this point — whether it’s a quick Buzzfeed quiz that tells us our secret cereal identity or a more in-depth character analysis. People want to know more about who they are. And when it comes to travel, your personality can be a crucial component in planning your next…

The Best Itinerary for Barcelona

{ImageMarkup https://images.oyster.com/photos/cathedral-of-barcelona–v5301114} To say that Barcelona, a city that boasts gorgeous beaches, abundant sunshine, vibrant local culture, a delectable foodie scene, and a relaxed pace, has it all might be one of travel’s biggest cliches and one of its biggest understatements. From Antoni Gaudi’s mind-blowing modernist buildings to the atmosphere of the Barri Gotic and…

A Culture Vulture’s Guide to Santa Fe

There’s no one right way to describe Santa Fe. It’s the capital of New Mexico, the oldest state capital in the U.S., and the country’s third-largest art market — behind New York and Los Angeles. Spanish for Holy Faith, Santa Fe might be better known, though, for its self-proclaimed slogan, the “City Different.” And the…

The 10 Best Things to Do in New York City

Every year, New York City plays host to over 50 million visitors. And almost every one of them comes armed with a list of must-see sights and must-do experiences. Given the city’s status as a world capital — and as a hub of entertainment, fashion, art, and culture — it can be a little overwhelming…