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13 Things You Should Never Do in Japan

Ordering street food in Harajuku, Tokyo. In a country with a unique culture like Japan, visitors can feel daunted by the rules and social norms that regulate public life and interpersonal relations. Foreigners visiting Japan are not expected to be familiar with Japanese etiquette, but knowing a few basics will go a long way in…

Which Atlantis Is For You? An Expert Breakdown of the Massive Resort

One of the biggest resort developments in the Caribbean, the Atlantis Bahamas compound on Paradise Island can be more than a little overwhelming — at first glance, it can even be exhausting to comprehend. There are also a few misconceptions that come with the Atlantis Bahamas. You might think of the resorts here and picture…

25 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you’ll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You’ll also discover gorgeous natural landscapes just a short train ride from sparkling, sprawling cities and loud, jarring outlets a short distance from quiet areas full of nuanced rules. It’s the kind of place where people…

11 Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Going to Cancun

Jaw-dropping turquoise waters, white sand that’s akin to powdered sugar, and delicious fresh seafood are just part of Cancun’s allure. Direct flights from major cities, a plethora of hotels — from romantic adults-only boutiques to kid-friendly all-inclusive resorts — and a range of restaurants at various price points mean travelers can visit the popular city…

10 Destinations Worth Your Full Two-Week Vacation

Doling out your vacation days can be tough. Whether you live in the United States, where companies don’t legally have to give workers any paid-vacation days, or in the European Union, which by law has to give employees at least four work weeks of paid vacation, chances are you’re often thinking about how you’ll use…

11 Important Things Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting Jamaica

Rockhouse Hotel, Negril/Oyster Offering stunning beaches, jaw-dropping waterfalls, and warm locals, Jamaica is unsurprisingly a favorite Caribbean destination for many travelers. Tourists can feast on jerk chicken and fresh mango, cliff jump into snorkel-worthy water, take a coffee or rum tour, or head to the Bob Marley Museum and Good Hope Plantation to learn a…

11 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid in Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre, comprising five villages, is known around the world for its stunning scenery and epic hiking. In the last 20 years or so, Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore have morphed from sleepy fishing villages built into the cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea to some of the most popular tourist destinations in…

The Best Transportation From NYC Airports

Getting off an airplane in New York City can induce a mix of emotions; at the forefront is likely excitement, but — particularly for those who are not used to the frenetic pace of a city of 8.4 million people — stress can be a part of the mix, too. Once you’ve sorted out the…