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The 8 Best Day Trips From Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court Building, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C./Oyster Washington, D.C. is so chock-full of museums, you could see them from star-spangled sunup to sundown for days on end (to say nothing of the Capitol and the White House, both worthy of a tour). But despite the fact that there’s an endless list of cultural treasures to…

The 7 Best Family Vacations to Take Before the Kids Are Grown

When you’re a kid, summer seems endless, with epic sun-soaked afternoons that feel like full days unto themselves. But parents know how fleeting time can be and how quickly their children grow up before their eyes and set off on their own. (Pass the tissues, please.) That’s why it’s important to make the most of…

What to Read in Summer 2017 (and Where to Read It)

A good book can shape a trip, and come to mind every time you see a photo of where you read it. But there’s something extra special about reading while traveling in the summertime, when the days are longer and the beach chairs are calling. With that in mind, we scoured the latest titles to…

The Official Residences of World Leaders That You Can Visit

From Great Britain’s 10 Downing Street to South Korea’s Blue House, the private residences of world leaders are all unique in their own way. Some are gargantuan palaces, while others are traditional castles, sprawling mansions, or luxury townhouses. Each one displays its own architectural identity and significant historical importance. So where do the world’s presidents…

11 Amazing Places to See Cherry Blossoms Around the World

Cherry blossom season is a short and sweet affair that only lasts around two weeks, though many people spend months anticipating the beautiful and delicate blossoms. While most blooms are typically a pale pink or snow white hue, there are more than 600 varieties of cherry blossom trees that burst in colors such as bubble…

The 15 Best Free Museums Around The World

Here’s a little secret: Most museums in the world’s major cities offer at least one day or night where they let visitors in for free. “So what’s the trade off?” you might be wondering. Well, you can expect long lines, huge crowds, and a lack of flexibility in your travel schedule that can make operating…

13 Hotels That Will Help You Embrace the Hygge Trend

Do you like snuggling under a pile of cashmere quilts on a cold day? How about sipping a steaming cup of cocoa or cider when the temperatures tip below zero? Does curling up with a good book alongside a crackling fireplace on a snowy night sound like your idea of winter fun? If you answered…

6 Attractions to Visit in Honor of Black History Month

Wherever you are on the political spectrum, we should all agree that it’s important to celebrate the role of other cultures and races in shaping our history—and some may feel it’s more important now than ever. Observed every February in the U.S. and Canada (and in October in the U.K.), Black History Month reminds us…

7 Apps That Can Bring Pampering Services Straight to Your Hotel Room

Courtesy of Flickr/Zenspa1 Like sock hops and soda fountains, house calls seem charmingly old-fashioned. Yet the rise of on-demand smartphone technology has brought the practice back in a big way. Now you can summon not only medical practitioners, but also an army of hair, makeup, and wellness pros with just a few quick taps and…

11 Hotels Favored by U.S. Presidents

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might be home base for the POTUS, but when you’re the leader of the free world, you’re bound to spend a lot of time traveling, too. Over the course of his two-term presidency, Barack Obama jetted off to 58 different countries and embarked on plenty of firsts, including being the first sitting…