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21 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Hong Kong

Hong Kong has its reputation. In fact, depending on who you’re talking to, it has many reputations. To some, it’s a bland corporate hub for expats. To others, it’s a dizzying blend of old and new, mixing Chinese and Western cultures. In the end, Hong Kong is all of these things — and that’s what…

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…

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…

What to Eat in Santorini and Where to Eat It

VIP Suite/Oyster This might not be breaking news, but it is important: Santorini has an incredible food scene. At first glance, a volcanic rock in the Aegean might not seem like the best place for gourmet goods, but Santorini’s unique volcanic soil and long days of sunshine are ideal for growing fava (yellow split peas),…

7 Hotels That Offer the Best Beachfront Dining Experiences

Six Sense Zighy Bay/Oyster Staying in a nice resort is one thing, but being able to eat on the beach while you do it, is next-level vacationing. We’ve traveled the world, from California to Oman, to create this list of our favorite resorts that offer stunning dining experiences right on the beach. From the adventurous…

The Ultimate Guide to Munich’s Oktoberfest

erdquadrat/Flickr Oktoberfest 2017 is soon approaching, with the festivities kicking off on September 16th and running through October 3rd in the Bavarian capital of Munich. (Yes, Oktoberfest is mainly in September.) Millions will descend upon the city for what has become one of Europe’s most popular festivals, inspiring international celebrations paying tribute to the tradition.…

Oyster Editors’ Favorite Street Eats Around the World

Jirka Matousek/Flickr When it comes to street eats, there are two types of travelers: the timid and fearful and the load-up-my-plate fearless. Our editors are in the latter camp and firmly believe in seeking out the best food on our trips, whether it’s made in a sizzling roadside wok in Thailand, a deep fryer in…

Video: Just Plane Good Food — Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Are you sick of eating microwaved messes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on planes? As frequent travelers, we sure are. Plus, with the increasing popularity of budget airlines, you might not even get a meal at all — unless you pay, of course. Well, we’re here to make your next flight a little more bearable.…

Paris’s Top Hotels With Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Paris may no longer hold the title for the city with the most Michelin-starred restaurants (it’s currently third to Kyoto, with 135, and Tokyo, with a whopping 304), but it’s where the first étoile was awarded, back in 1926. Since then, the symbol has become the honor that can make a chef’s career — or…

Video: Just Plane Good Food — No-Bake Brownie Energy Bites

When it comes to getting your carry-on bag through the TSA checkpoint, there are a lot more “don’ts” than “dos.” There’s a massive list of things you’re not allowed to bring into a plane’s cabin: liquids larger than 3.4 ounces, baseball bats, dynamite, etc. (Okay, those last two might be a little obvious, but still.)…