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13 of the Best Ski Hotels in America

Skiing is one of our favorite winter pastimes: There’s just something about getting out in the fresh air (and fresh powder) that does a body good. And whether you’re doing the “pizza” down the bunny slopes or have mastered the double black diamond, you’ll be sure to have a great time, especially if you can…

The Best Fall Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

If you thought summer was fun, there’s a ton of stuff on the books for fall. Noncommittal temperatures may be throwing a wrench in your ability to plan for this year’s fall foliage, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still plan a fantastic weekend getaway this autumn. While we love leaf-peeping as much as everyone…

The 13 Most Haunted Hotels in the World

From disembodied voices to ghostly apparitions, we’ve heardmany spooky details from hotel guests who have visited notoriously hauntedhotels. While we haven’t had any paranormal run-ins at these spots ourselves,staff and guests have allegedly had eerie encounters that would certainly haveus sleeping with one eye open. So if trick-or-treating or costume parties are alittle too tame…

Here’s What Happens When You Dare to Stay in a Haunted Hotel…

Through the peephole…We here at Oyster.com have regaled our readers with countless stories on the paranormal, including the world’s most hauntedhotels, the best spots to meet famous ghosts, and spooky bars frequented by the undead —basically, if it’s haunted, we’ve probably covered it. So, we decided we needed an Oyster hotel expert to stay overnight…

5 Superstitions from around the World

Halloween’s approach has us all worked up; we’re easily spooked these days, whether it be the result of an unexpected tap on the shoulder or an accidental crossing of paths with a black cat. A real belief in superstitions such as these can be particularly hard on us globetrotters; as we encounter various cultures around…

9 Caribbean Islands (Generally) Not Hit by Hurricanes

The Caribbean entices all types of travelers for its extraordinary beaches, tranquil sea, and laidback charm. Most trips are slotted for the winter and early spring to escape frigid northern latitudes for reliable sunshine, yet visiting at this time also coincides with the most crowds and priciest accommodation and airfare. Visiting during summer and fall…

The 9 Best Spring Break Party Destinations for Fun, Sun, and Nightlife

March is just around the corner, which means college students across the United States are gearing up for spring break. Whether you’re celebrating a week off from class or shaking off winter’s cabin fever, there are lots of reasons to indulge in the rowdy holiday tradition. With only a few weeks left to plan your…

Why You Should Visit Malta for Christmas (Plus These Other Mediterranean Destinations)

The small, rocky archipelago of Malta packs a wealth of attractions. Malta’s strategic location in the center of the Mediterranean helped it thrive as a trading hub, leading to numerous invasions and conquests throughout its history. Influences from Sicily, the Middle East, and Britain are apparent in Maltese culture, especially its cuisine and architecture. That…