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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.

You Could Be Fined for Snacking on the Street in Florence

Florence, Italy/Oyster Florence, a city that’s known for its food — pizza, pasta, gelato — is prohibiting tourists and locals from pausing and snacking on some of its most popular sidewalks, roads, and doorsteps in the historic center. Effective September 4, the ordinance impacts streets near the Uffizi Galleries and the Palazzo Vecchio, including Via…

Video: A Tasty Puppy Chow Recipe for Your Next Road Trip

Flying can be quick and efficient, but there’s something special about rolling down the windows, pumping up the tunes, and hitting the open road. And now that summer is here, a road trip might very well be in your future. Whether it’s a few-hour drive for a short weekend jaunt or a week- or month-long…

18 European Travel Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

For a Europhile with vacation days, it can be hard to remember that there are actually seven continents. Our rally cry is “Europe or bust!” Thankfully, there’s enough on the continent to keep us exploring for a lifetime — and we’ve got the bucket list to prove it. If you’re constantly drawn across the Atlantic…

7 of the Best Things to Do in Puerto Vallarta

Aerial View from Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta/Oyster From above, Puerto Vallarta is a picturesque spot on Mexico’s Pacific coast, with rugged, tree-covered Sierra Madres encircling a hilly town with cobblestone streets and long, clean beaches. Zoom in and you’ll find a lively place filled with street performers, water-sports suppliers, art galleries, seafood restaurants, and markets…

How to Get the Most Out of Cruise Ship Dining

Tamarind on the Eurodam/Oyster When it comes to planning a cruise, looking at the ship’s dining options is as important (okay, almost as important) as deciding where you want to sail. Thanks to multiple onboard restaurants, there are more food choices than there are cruise ships, which can lead to information overload and lots of…

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…

California Wine Country Face-Off: Sonoma vs. Napa

Carneros Resort and Spa, Napa/Oyster Tens of millions of visitors flock to wine country in Northern California every year. Despite the recent wildfires, Napa Valley and Sonoma County are welcoming tourists again. But which one should you pick? Both places may seem to offer the same perks (enchanting views, charming towns, delicious meals, and of…