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8 Underrated Fall Destinations Around the World

Planning a fall getaway? While New England states such as Maine and Vermont may come to mind first, thanks to their stunning foliage, apple orchards, and pumpkin patches, there are plenty of places that make for a stellar visit in the fall months. Whether you’re looking for fall foliage, Oktoberfest celebrations, or simply an affordable…

How to Spend the Perfect 3 Days in Istanbul

Straddling two continents across the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul has been a buzzing cultural and commercial hub for centuries. The city has endured rule by Greek, Roman, Latin, and Ottoman empires, with numerous sieges throughout its history. The city’s rich abundance of landmarks and architecture bear evidence to these influences over time. Considering its size and…

14 of the Best Children’s Museums Around the World

In 1899, the world’s first children’s museum opened in Brooklyn, New York. By 1990, the Unites States had a total of 118 museums dedicated to kids, making the country’s model the go-to for children’s museums around the world. And while the focus of each and every museum may vary, there are common threads that run…

5 Places That Are Perfect for Just a 24-Hour Visit

Looking for a quick layover spot to break up a long trip? Short on time but eager to travel? Fear not, we’ve got you covered. From easy-to-manage long layover destinations to compact cities where most of the top attractions are clustered together, here are a handful of destinations that are perfect for just a 24-hour…

9 Popular Tourist Destinations That Still Pack a Lot of Local Culture

One of our common travel woes is excitedly visiting a new destination, only to be met with a tourist trap that’s lost most of its culture (we’re looking at you, Bali and Cancun). Fortunately, there are many destinations that are able to attract millions of visitors each year while retaining the region’s way of life.…

The Grandest Royal Palaces in Europe

Europe is known for many things, from historic sights to stunning landscapes to buzzing metropolises. Tying the three together are the grand palaces that have housed European royal families for generations, many of which are set on picturesque manicured grounds. Take a look at seven such architectural splendors spread across the European continent. We’ve also…

Have You Been to the Most Visited Cities in the World?

Courtesy of Flickr/Studio Incendo Each year market research group Euromonitor crunches the numbers from national statistics offices, airports, and hotels to determine the top 100 cities visited by international travelers, and the results for 2015 (the most recent year with complete data) were announced today. According to the report, the world’s 10 most visited are…