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The Best Hotel to Visit Based on Your Zodiac Sign

Photo courtesy of Eden, Janine and Jim via Flickr You probably choose a hotel based on budget, location, and amenities. And while we’re proponents of the down-to-earth way to pick a hotel stay, wouldn’t it be more fun to let the stars, specifically your stars, lead the way? Find your zodiac sign and read on…

7 Most Colorful Neighborhoods in Cities Around the World

Do you want a splash of color on your next vacation to liven up your photographs? Look no further than these boldly hued neighborhoods in cities around the world. From rainbow row houses to blue streets, there’s certainly no lack of pigment in these spots.

Top All-Inclusives for Mega-Resort Haters

Hey, you. Yes, you over there who has been staring at the computer screen for hours with an overworked expression on your face. You look like you could use a vacation. How about an all-inclusive getaway? Don’t worry — we’re not talking about the massive, one-size-fits-all retreats that commonly come with binge-boozing spring breakers, crowded…

6 Tropical Destinations That Don’t Have Real Beaches

If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation with a drink in your hand and your feet in the sand, you’ve come to the wrong place. While an unknowing traveler might glance at these tropical destinations and think “beach vacation,” these locations lack the natural and picturesque sand beaches that stretch for miles in places like…

7 Hotels Perfect for Chocolate Lovers

Come with me, and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination—okay, perhaps you’ll never be able to visit Willy Wonka’s fantastical chocolate room in his candy factory. (A chocolate waterfall? We wish!) But if you have a sweet tooth, you need not despair for lack of a candy-filled adventure. You can find your own…

6 Places to Visit If You Want to Totally Avoid Christmas

While it may be marketed as the season of good cheer, Christmas is not the most wonderful time of year for everyone. Whether you find the non-stop caroling and festive decorations to be overwhelming, you’re not in the mood to participate in any heated political debates with extended family members, or you’re just not the…

12 Unforgettable Experiences You Must Have in the Maldives

We won’t fault you if you can only dream up scenes of sunbathing, overwater bungalows, and fancy cocktails when you think of the Maldives. It’s practically impossible to hear or see the word Maldives without conjuring up visions of the clear, turquoise waters and powdered-sugar sand beaches. But it’s not just the rest, relaxation, and…

10 Drop Dead Gorgeous Hotel Infinity Pools Around the World

Some travelers prefer the beach and nature, others have a soft spot for the pool, and everyone wants a killer view. For all those times when you can’t choose between the two, there’s an infinity pool. Merging the man-made and natural, these ultra-luxe pools seem to melt into their surroundings — the tranquil ocean, towering…

The Best Hotel Brands for a Boutique All-Inclusive Stay

Generally speaking, all-inclusive resorts and boutique hotels occupy very, very separate Venn diagram circles, with a tiny slice of gray middle ground. That’s because all-inclusives are often 500-plus-room behemoths large enough to merit their own zip codes, while boutique hotels generally have far fewer rooms (Oyster considers 200 rooms a good cap), as well as…

5 Things That Can Make or Break Your All-Inclusive Experience

Back in the 1950s, French-based brand Club Med started the all-inclusive resort concept by charging travelers a single fee for a room, food, and drink. Since then, thousands of resorts around the world — especially in popular tropical locales — have followed suit, catering to those who prefer to do as little planning as possible.…