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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…

15 Hotels With Iconic Views for $150 or Less a Night

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned in our travels, it’s that you don’t have to be a real estate tycoon to enjoy million-dollar views. Yes, your money will go further in some places than others, but some of the world’s most iconic vistas are available for a relatively budget-friendly price tag of $150 or…

The World’s Most Instagrammed Cities of 2016

As we near the end of 2016, it’s time to look back at some of the world’s favorite travel destinations of the year. To kick off the reflection period, we took to Instagram. After all, if you went on vacation and didn’t Instagram it, did you even go? With over 500 million active users, the…

14 Destinations Around the World That Donald Trump Has Visited

Donald Trump, businessman, former reality TV show host, and now President-elect, is also (not surprisingly) a seasoned jet-setter. After all, he does possess his very own plane. According to Time Magazine, Trump’s two planes flew a total of 504,316 miles between January 2011 and April 2015 alone. To put things in perspective, that’s the equivalent…

Eat Your Way Through the World’s Coolest Food Markets

From the loud noises of locals haggling to the pungent smells and vibrant colors of fresh fare, food markets around the world can awaken the senses. These indoor and outdoor markets, which can be chaotic or operate in a tidy fashion, are also often the heart of a community. In other words, not only are…

10 Spa Escapes in Europe

Visiting Europe is often composed of a whirlwind tour, during which visitors hurry from one tourist destination to another. Therefore — in between trips to museums and monuments — finding the time to breathe can be surprisingly difficult. To help speed along to the moment where you actually find relaxation — you’re on vacation, after…

The Coolest Hotel Elevators Around the World

While most elevators serve as mundane mechanical boxes that transport passengers from point A to point B, some hotels are turning their contraptions into attractions in their own right. From futuristic, rocket-ship pods that look like they belong on a film set to tricked-out, amusement park-worthy rides that bolt up inside an aquarium, we rounded…

4 Major Concerns for American Travelers Right Now

As we’ve mentioned time and time again, the benefits of travel — for not only the travelers themselves but also local communities, the global economy, and more — are extensive. But when planning a vacation, certain stressors can trigger anxiety. Some are travel concerns that have been around for decades and will be around for…