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Are These 7 Exotic Vacation Destinations Safer than the U.S.?

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul Traveling to exotic locales can seem intimidating — and a foremost concern in the minds of many is safety. Even accessible and familiar destinations can be more dangerous than we realize, as we showed recently when we shared 9 popular tourist destinations with surprisingly high murder rates. But we were also…

5 Top Destinations for an Unforgettable Couple’s Getaway

When you’re choosing the destination for your next couple’s vacation, just remember: bad decisions can have bad consequences. Now, we’re not saying that if you pick the “wrong” place that the end is nigh for you and your significant other — but we are saying that our five couple’s getaway picks are nearly guaranteed to…

20 Caribbean Views You Have to See to Believe

It’s no secret that islands in the Caribbean have some of the most stunning views around. With beautiful blue waters, sandy shores, and an abundance of palm trees, the photo-worthy vistas are endless. Though we recommend enjoying the island outlooks in person, here are 20 breathtaking Caribbean views to tide you over until your next…

Everything You Need to Eat and Drink (And Everything You Should Skip) in Cuba

“Let them eat meat!” That seems to be the philosophy behind Cuban eats, which have the reputation of being a carnivorous free-for-all. Pork hunks, shredded beef, and fried plantains to boot — sounds like heaven! That’s why most people are surprised to hear that food in Cuba is hit-or-miss. Ed Levine, founder of Serious Eats,…

The Hottest Destinations for 2016 Travel: Oyster Editors’ Picks

Here at Oyster, we’ve been to thousands of incredible places around the world, from the tropical jungles of Costa Rica to skyscraper-filled Dubai. And while there are some destinations that are continuously on our travel list — Paris, Miami, and Berlin (you can never go too often!) — we thought long and hard about which…

13 Things You Need to Know Before You Go to Cuba

Planning a trip to Cuba can be an intimidating venture. For U.S. travelers especially, it can be hard to know where to start — since travel restrictions only loosened this year, it’s harder to rely on word-of-mouth recommendations, and there aren’t as many Internet resources as one might hope. So for the uninitiated, we decided…

15 Things You Think You Know About Cuba That Aren’t Actually True

To many Americans, Cuba is enigmatic and exotic — a status due largely to our 50-plus year embargo against the country. And because Internet was unavailable in Cuba for so long, there’s a dearth of online information about Cuban travel — something that the recent loosening of U.S. travel restrictions is helping to rectify, as…