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Exploring Peru On a Budget


You don’t need a ton of cash to see the sights in Peru, including Macchu Pichu and Lima. Find out how to get there—and have an excellent trip—on a budget.
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

7 Summer Looks Inspired by Santorini


If you’re spending your holiday on the Mediterranean, or want to feel like you are, we have seven looks inspired by everyone’s favorite Greek isle, Santorini.
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Visiting Santorini Just Got Much Easier


British Airways' new direct service from London's Heathrow to Santorini is a major development for American travelers—here's why.
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Their Shoes: Julia Child’s Boston

Beloved culinary icon Julia Child would've turned 102 this weekend. In honor of her birthday, take a foodie tour of Boston, where Child lived and worked for decades.
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Simple Rules of Protecting Your Stuff While Traveling

Know this when you pack: You are not likely to be paid for your lost or damaged valuables. Keep them close or leave them at home.
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

If Ever There Was a Time to Visit Panama, This Is It

If ever there was a time to visit Panama, this is it. In 2014 its famous canal celebrates 100 years of connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and Panama City is gearing up for the mil...
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

If Ever There Was a Time to Visit Panama, This Is It

If ever there was a time to visit Panama, this is it. In 2014 its famous canal celebrates 100 years of connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and Panama City is gearing up for the mil...
By |August 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Aspen Art Museum Opens Amid Controversy

Despite protests surrounding one of its debut exhibits, the new Aspen Art Museum inspires a sense of wonder.
By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Your Guide to Slang in Other Countries

How to sound like a local on the streets of Paris, Rome, Berlin, Boston, London, and Shanghai.
By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Outrageous Rental Homes for Your Next Family Vacation


With the help of HomeAway, we found some of the world's most impressive vacation rentals, with room for even the biggest families—including one with 15 (!) bedrooms.
By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Avoid Your Phone Battery Dying on a Trip

The only thing worse than international calling fees is having your smartphone die when you need it most. Here's how to prevent a phone fail.
By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Skip Venice. Visit This Medieval Italian City Instead

Yes, Venice is amazing. But the nearby city of bridges and canals, Bassano del Grappa, might be even cooler.
By |August 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Ombudsman’s Quick Fix: Getting Bumped From a Flight

If you get bumped from a flight, what does the airline owe you? Ombudsman investigates.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

First Look: Denver’s Crawford Hotel at Union Station

The brand-new (and beautiful) Crawford Hotel is actually in Denver's Union Station, with rooms inspired by luxury sleeper cars and ten bars and restaurants.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Is the Most Colorful Place in Kuala Lumpur


Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown is mostly known for its bargain shopping and busy streets, but it’s also a kaleidoscopic area full of details and design.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

When Is the Best Time to Buy Thanksgiving Airfare? Now.


Thanksgiving may be months away, but smart travelers would do well to buy their flights now—a study by Hipmunk shows that prices rise dramatically after Labor Day.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How Flight Bans Over Iraq Are Affecting Travelers


Airlines are implementing flight restrictions over conflict zones in Ukraine and Iraq—find out how this will affect your travels.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Aeolian Islands Are Italy at its Picturesque Best

On the Aeolian Islands, a small cluster off the coast of Sicily, there are no throngs of tourists, no teeming crowds, no traffic jams.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Photos: The Beauty of the Aeolian Islands

The beauty is in the details (and the sunsets) in Bobby Fisher's photos of the Aeolian Islands north of Sicily in Italy.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

10 Things Locals Want You to Know About Venice

If you're planning a trip to Venice in the future, be sure to read this: These are the things locals wish that visitors knew about Venice.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Dish You Must Try In Istanbul (That Isn’t Kebab)


Islak hamburger—also known as wet hamburger—is an Istanbul specialty that you must try. Plus, find out how to order, how much to tip, and more.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Picnicking On Iceland’s Ruggedly Beautiful Videy Island


The landscape of Iceland’s coastlines is rugged, dramatic, and the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon picnic.
By |August 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Most Scenic Islands in Italy


From glamorous Capri to the lesser-known islets of Favignana and San Domino, we picked Italy’s top ten most scenic islands.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Look Inside The World’s First Instagram Hotel

Addicted to Instagram? Love the hotel life? Then a night at the 1888 Hotel Sydney, which bills itself as the world's first Instagram hotel, might be for you.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What Menswear Designer Todd Snyder Keeps in His Carry-On

Menswear designer Todd Snyder opens up his carry-on bag and reveals his travel essentials, including his Macbook, a sport coat, and vintage candy.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

3 Cruise Vacations You Can Book Right Now


If you haven’t taken a vacation this summer, never fear: There are still incredible late-summer and early fall cruise itineraries available for every price point.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Beautiful Travel Books to Add to Your Collection


There’s no denying that a good-looking travel guide can get you in the perfect vacation mood. Get ready to be inspired by these ten gorgeous books made by brilliant illustrators and designers in the travel field.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

An Insider’s Guide to Shopping in Florence


Shopping addicts everywhere need to take a trip to Florence at some point in their lives. The city’s boutiques and luxury stores are all worth a visit—even if you walk away empty-handed.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 3 Best Hotels in Port Cities

A great hotel sets the tone for an entire trip, so where you stay before or after a cruise is as important as the voyage itself. Here are three standouts in popular ports of call.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 12 Best Apps for International Travelers


Whether you're backpacking through Asia or touring Europe's grand hotels, it doesn’t hurt to have a guide—and these apps can help.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Incredible Aerial Photos of Boats: Cruise Ships, Skiffs, and More

Photographer Jeffrey Milstein leaned out of helicopters and scaled bridges to capture seaborne villages, speedboats, and skiffs.
By |August 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

7 Things Only Tourists Do in Paris

If you're visiting Paris for the first time and don't want to stand out as a tourist, avoid doing these seven activities.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Great American River Walks

If beaches are your only experience with America's waterfront spaces, we encourage you to check out these beautiful river walks, boasting culture, nightlife, and gorgeous views.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Farmers’ Markets In the U.S.


These markets are definitely worth traveling for: See executive editor Stephen Orr’s picks for the best farmers’ markets and produce stands around the United States.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How the DOT May Ruin In-Flight Electronics Use

The in-flight call ban could turn out to be a bigger headache for tech-savvy passengers than the phone calls it was drafted to prevent. Here's why.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Dish to Bring to Your Next Summer Party

When the dog days of summer hit, the last thing you want to do is turn on your stove. The solution: fresh watermelon gazpacho, a perfect dish for summer potlucks, parties, or just for dinn...
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Avoid High Roaming Fees


We read the fine print so you don’t have to—here's how to get out of paying enormous roaming fees when you're traveling.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Rivalry that Birthed a Tennis Landmark


Tucked away on Newport’s historic Bellevue Avenue, the International Tennis Hall of Fame stands as a shrine to the history of the sport.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

There’s an Island In Iceland That’s Only 50 Years Old


In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains how one of the Earth's newest formations—a volcanic island in Iceland—was formed a mere 50 years ago.
By |August 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What It’s Like to Swim With Great White Sharks


Just in time for Shark Week, great white shark enthusiast George Probst shares what it’s like to swim with—and photograph—some of the world’s most feared predators.
By |August 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Feed Baby Tigers, Elephants, and Pandas on These Voluntourism Trips

On these trips, you get to see different parts of the world, volunteer with local groups, and visit adorable animals. Yes, it sounds perfect.
By |August 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Sunscreen to Pack For the City, Beach, or Desert

Not all sunscreens are made alike: Find out which sun protectors you need on your travels, whether you're going to a city, the beach, or through the desert.
By |August 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

11 Offbeat Airbnb Rentals, From Covered Wagons to Castles

Besides your usual urban apartments, Airbnb offers some of the most unique lodgings around the world. Here's look at a few of the strangest.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Which Airline Was Just Named the Best in America? It’s Not Who You’d Think

Airfarewatchdog.com released its annual list of the best airlines in the U.S., and the no. 1 winner may surprise you.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Their Shoes: John Steinbeck’s Monterey


It’s been 75 years since John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath, and his work still resonates. Visit the legendary author’s longtime home of Monterey to see the places that inspired his work.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Inside La Compagnie and Norwegian Air Shuttle, Two New Transatlantic Carriers


La Compagnie and Norwegian Air Shuttle, two new lower-cost transatlantic carriers, debuted this month—and we’ve tested them out.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Trips That Are Better for Solo Travelers


If you have the will (and the way), you can travel just about anywhere, but some trips beg for solo exploration. These are ten getaways that are even better when you’re alone.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

15 Offbeat Cruises You Can Actually Take

Cruise lines are known for catering to every whim and taste, but these themed excursions take things a step further.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Dos and Don’ts of Complaining When a Trip Goes Bad

Need to resolve an issue with an airline, hotel, travel agency or cruise line? Do your best to be brief, clear and reasonable.
By |August 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Feed Baby Tigers, Elephants, and Koalas On These Voluntourism Trips

On these trips, you get to see different parts of the world, volunteer with local groups, and visit adorable animals. Yes, it sounds perfect.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why a 900-Year-Old Hotel Is Offering Google Glass as a Perk

What's the one thing a nearly 900-year-old hotel in Spain needs to attract guests in 2014? Google Glass, of course!
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Feed Baby Tigers, Elephants, and Koalas On These Voluntourism Trips

On these trips, you get to see different parts of the world, volunteer with local groups, and visit adorable animals. Yes, it sounds perfect.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Which Country Has the Best Mythical Creature?

You have your passports, your itineraries, even your vaccinations, but do you know what to do if you run across an encantado, a tokoloshe, or a scorned mermaid on vacation?
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Ways to Improve a Hotel Stay, As Chosen By Readers


We asked, you answered: These are the amenities, perks, a basic items that Condé Nast Traveler readers want to see in every hotel room.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Ice Cream vs. Gelato: Two Experts, Two Recipes, Many Locations – You Decide


What’s better: ice cream or gelato? The owners of Salt & Straw and Gelato Ti Amo go head to head and weigh in on where to find the best frozen treats this summer.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How Foursquare Works As a Travel App

Visiting a new city? Download these apps to help you find things to do, with recommendations from locals and insiders.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

19 Under-the-Radar Beaches You Should Visit


We’re always looking for alternatives to the over-crowded, touristy beaches of the world. Here are our editors’ picks for the best lesser-known beaches (just don't tell too many people).
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Isaac Mizrahi on His Dream Vacation and His Surprising New Collaboration

The iconic fashion designer and TV star chats about his favorite destinations, airline uniforms, and seeking out beautiful materials abroad.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

New World Cities, Then and Now

We'll always have Paris. And New York and Rome. But there's a new crop of cities coming up the world over, and most of them aren't so subtle about their rise to the top.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Cruiseline That Started on Instagram

Who says sailing has to be stuffy? David Amsden joins the Sailing Collective, a Brooklyn-based outfitter fueled by youthful bonhomie.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Slideshow: Hipsters at Sea

Who says sailing has to be stuffy? David Amsden joins the Sailing Collective, a Brooklyn-based outfitter fueled by youthful bonhomie.
By |August 7th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Anatomy of a Carry-On: What Skincare Guru Tata Harper Packs

Natural skincare guru Tata Harper, whose eponymous beauty products are beloved by fashion insiders, gives us a peek inside her carry-on bag.
By |August 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Guys’ Getaways: Bourbon, Beer, and Baseball Trips


Move over, girlfriend getaways. Here are eight vacation ideas for the new generation of travel-savvy men—or for anyone who fancies a weekend of baseball, bourbon, and beer.
By |August 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

8 Ways to Avoid Being ‘That Annoying Passenger’ on a Flight

Air travel in economy class has grown increasingly uncomfortable. Follow these tips to make life better at 30,000 feet.
By |August 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

48 Hours in The Presidio of San Francisco


The Presidio, San Francisco’s onetime military base turned national park, is home to one of the best little under-the-radar hotels in the Bay Area.
By |August 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Dish You Must Eat In Berlin


And no, it’s not wurst or beer. Plus, find out how to order this dish, etiquette tips, and more.
By |August 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Coolest Beer Gardens Around the World


Whether they’re offering spectacular views or massive amounts of hipster flair, these are some of the coolest beer gardens in the world.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Beautiful WWI Tribute Takes Over the Tower of London

In London, ceramicist Paul Cummins has found a lyrical way to commemorate the centenary of the start of World War I.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

15 Places You Won’t Believe Exist

We're awed by rainbow-colored canyons, lakes, and natural pools; by national parks that inspired the making of Pandora in James Cameron's Avatar.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Street Art Goes Off the Streets, Into Hotels


Street art-inspired elements are helping to bring the outside inside—and keep décor fresh—at hotels around the world.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 2014 Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities in the World

Our readers have traveled the globe, weighing in on the friendliest (and unfriendliest) cities in the U.S., and now, the world. The results may surprise you.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These RVs Are Swankier Than Hotels


Move over, hotels—RVs are the next big thing in luxurious, amenity-laden travel. Here are seven of our favorites, and where you should take them for a test ride.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 12 Most Thrilling Cruise Ship Activities


There's a time and place for shuffleboard—this isn't it. Go bungee jumping, ziplining, or surfing without leaving the cruise ship.
By |August 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Local Breweries in the U.S., As Chosen By Readers


In the dog days of summer, few things are as a refreshing as a cold brewski on a hot day. If you’re looking to break out of your beer rut, try one of these local breweries, as recommended by Condé Nast Traveler’s readers.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Finnair’s New Lounge at Helsinki Airport ‘Is Alive’


We chat with Vertti Kivi, the designer behind Finnair’s dynamic new Premium Lounge at Helsinki Airport.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Jacques Cousteau Almost Wasn’t a Famous Oceanographer—Here’s Why


Philippe Cousteau, Jr. shares a story about his grandfather, legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, “that few people know.”
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 2014 Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities in the U.S.


Our annual Readers’ Choice Survey always yields fascinating insights into your travel experiences. See which cities greet outsiders with open arms and which ones give guests a cold shoulder.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Philippe Cousteau, Jr.’s Life-Defining Quest


The grandson of legendary undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau spends two-thirds of the year traveling the world to carry on his family’s legacy.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Things You Should Never Do On a Cruise


Even experienced cruisers make mistakes, whether it’s at the time of booking, on embarkation day, or on the water. Here are Traveler’s tips for avoiding these common pitfalls.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Fascinating Glimpse of Life in the Wilderness


A drive through Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula offers a dramatic shift in perspective and a fascinating glimpse of life in the wilderness.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How a Virginia Man Claimed Part of Africa As His Own

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains how one Virginia dad was able to claim a piece of land in Africa in the name of his seven-year-old daughter.
By |August 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

9 New Reasons to Visit Orlando This Summer and Fall

And they're not all about Disney World, either.
By |August 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Summer Hair Care: How to Get Beach Waves No Matter Where You Are


You don’t need salt air to get that fresh-off-the-beach look. Traveler editor Mara Balagtas teamed up with top beauty bloggers to give you the best products for achieving bouncy, wavy summer hair.
By |August 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Italy’s Most Beautiful Beaches


Thought Capri was nice? You ain’t seen nothing yet. From Sicily to Liguria, we handpicked 12 of Italy’s most stunning beaches. You’re welcome.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Hindsight in the Himalayas: A Photographer’s Journey to Mt. Everest


Inspired by Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air, photographer Tanveer Badal, and his wife, writer Kelly Phillips Badal, trekked to Everest Base Camp weeks before Everest's deadliest day yet.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Country With the Highest Per Capita Beer Consumption Is…

As we celebrate National Beer Day in the U.S. on August 1, we look across the pond to the trendsetting nation that knows its ales from its lagers.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Country With the Highest Per Capita Beer Consumption Is…

As we celebrate National Beer Day in the U.S. on August 1, we look across the pond to the trendsetting nation that knows its ales from its lagers.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Perfect Summer Staycations

If you're lucky enough to call one of these places home, then we suggest you stick around this weekend. These staycation ideas will help you do just that.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Picnic Spots in Cities Around the World


In honor of National Picnic Month, we put together a list of the world’s best urban picnic spots. What’s your favorite?
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Meet the Swimwear Designer Who Travels With a Teddy Bear


In her ongoing quest for the perfect beach, New York City–based swimwear designer Lisa Marie Fernandez tells us her surprising travel essentials.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

I Paid $127 for Three Bottles of Water in a Hotel — Help!

There are countless (perplexing) air, hotel, cruise, and rental policies that can cause financial and mental distress. One prescription is to raise your awareness.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

5 Things Smart Travelers Should Be Doing in August

While you're soaking up the sun this month, take some time to think about your next trip. Here's what you need to know in the month ahead.
By |August 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

14 Weird and Wonderful Travel Stock Photos


Stock photos run the gamut from beautiful to bizarre—and that’s especially obvious with travel stock images. We've chosen some of our favorite out-there shots, just by searching for "travel."
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

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Wedding Voyeurism: Street-Side Weddings in Uzbekistan and Oaxaca

With wedding season in full swing, we take a look at wedding traditions around the world, from midnight fires in Uzbekistan to mescal shots in Mexico.
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Airlines and Health Officials: No Travel Restrictions Needed to Stop Spread of Ebola


As we face the worst outbreak of Ebola in history, airline and health officials say the risk to airline passengers from the virus is “extremely low.”
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

9 Above-the-Treeline Bike Rides with Mind-Blowing Views

Hit the high country for amazing exercise and spectacular views over lakes, deserts, and mountains.
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Is How the Mega-Rich Dine Out

Why eat langoustine-filled sushi in house when you could have it delivered to your private jet? We take a look at some of the world's most extravagant restaurant offerings.
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Tourist Behaviors We Wish We Could Ban


Humor writer Lindy West wants to ban bad tourist behavior—do you stop in the middle of a sidewalk to take a picture? Guilty.
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Our Favorite Travel Destinations, Then and Now


What did iconic monuments—like Rome's Colosseum or the Statue of Liberty—look like back in the day? Take a look at some of history's most celebrated structures through the ages.
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Skip Napa Valley. Visit Yakima Valley Instead


Napa Valley isn’t the only idyllic spot for a wine-tasting vacation. Washington's Yakima Valley offers an alternative without the tour buses and traffic jams.
By |July 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Old-School Board Games to Pack For Your Next Trip

Put down your iPhone for a minute and embrace the nostalgia rush that comes with playing a classic board game. These cool, travel-friendly sets are just the thing to pack for your next tri...
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best #MuseumCats Around the World


Museums and other cultural institutions took to Twitter to share their favorite #museumcats—Kattenkabinet, we’re looking at you. Here are some of our favorite pieces.
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

You, Too, Can Sleep on Sea Ice and Track Polar Bears

Trade beaches for icebergs on a summer excursion to the tiny hamlet of Pond Inlet in the Canadian Arctic.
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Paris’s Historic Peninsula Hotel Gets a 21st-Century Makeover


The Peninsula Paris opens August 1 to much fanfare. Here’s a look at the famous hotel’s transformation from the age of George Gershwin to today.
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Strangest Cruise Ship Souvenirs Through History


Vintage cruise ship souvenirs you won’t believe are actually for sale.
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Delhi Hotel Is an Oasis of Calm

Calm is a word not often used to describe the frenetic hum that is Delhi. But The Lodhi seems to vibrate at a much lower frequency.
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Essential Items For Traveling With Your Dog

Capree Kimball, managing editor of DogMilk.com, rounds up the ten must-pack carry-on items that will make traveling with your four-legged friend a success.
By |July 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Cocktails All Cost More Than $10,000

If you think paying $15 for a martini is excessive, wait until you see these drinks, all of which cost more than $10,000.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Small Hotels in the World


These hotels may not be easy to find, but reward handsomely. Condé Nast Traveler readers share their favorite small hotels—no more than 20 rooms apiece—all over the world.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Two Awesome Cruise Vacations You Can Book Right Now


In August, the best place to be is on the water, so we asked two experts to design cruise itineraries in the Mediterranean—all you have to do is call.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Global Guide to Clean Eating


Where to find kale, smoothies, and all the gluten-free baked goods you can stomach in cities around the world—as suggested by our favorite clean-eating bloggers.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

13 Destination Bakeries


Whether they’re serving up macarons, sticky buns, or gourmet food hybrids, these destination bakeries might just be worth the cost of a plane ticket.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Italian Port Towns Untouched By Tourists


Everyone knows (and loves) Positano, Portofino, and the Cinque Terre. But Italy’s home to many lesser-known port towns that are just as beautiful—and free of tourists.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Hipster’s Guide to Tokyo

With its artsy scene and abundance of quirky shops, Daikanyama is basically the Brooklyn of central Tokyo.
By |July 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How Venice Stays Afloat

From powering its buildings to collecting its trash, here is a glimpse of Venice behind its elegant facades and beneath its picturesque bridges.
By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why Air Travel Is Still Safer Than Ever


Despite the fact that several airplane incidents have occurred recently—including the downing of a Malaysia Airlines 777 and an Air Algerie jet crashing the same week—air travel is safer than ever. Here’s why.
By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A High-Tech Hotel Suite That Does It All in Moscow

Close to the Kremlin and offering world-class dining options, Swissotel Krasnye Holmy extends its unique brand of Russian hospitality to its high-tech Penthouse Suite.
By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

7 Underwater Restaurants and Bars Around the World


These seven incredible spots offer the unreal experience of dining and drinking underwater—no scuba gear necessary.
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The One Wine to Order in Paris


One of summer’s most popular wines is a must-drink when you’re in Paris. Find out how French rosé is produced, how to order it, and some useful tips to make you blend in with locals.
By |July 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Remote Salt Flat is Also the Flattest Place On Earth

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings describes Salar de Uyuni, a salt flat in Bolivia that's the flattest place on earth.
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Not a Fan of Spirit? These Airlines Have the Fewest Fees

Spirit's low fares come with a lot of extra fees. Which airlines charge for sodas? For carry-on bags? Here's a guide to U.S. air travel fees, unbundled for your benefit.
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8 Luxury Hostels (Yes, Luxury Hostels)


Staying in a hostel doesn’t have to mean sacrificing basic—or even luxury—amenities. Here are 8 upscale hostels that offer top-notch experiences for budget-friendly prices.
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The One Cruising Secret You Need to Know

This is how you get exotic luxury cruises at bargain prices.
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The Step-by-Step Guide to Picking a Cruise Ship Cabin

To book the ideal cruise ship cabin for you and your family, ask yourself these questions to narrow down the hundreds of options aboard a major liner.
By |July 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Packing for a Stylish Summer Escape with Aubrey from The Love Assembly


Looking good doesn’t mean you have to pack your entire wardrobe. Enjoy a stylish summer vacation with just a few chic staples.
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Over-the-Top Trips for the Mega-Rich

If you've got it, spend it. If you don't, then this slideshow might make you a little sick.
By |July 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Most Interesting Man in the Bahamas


New York–based photographer Colin Clark shares his photography from a recent trip to Little Harbor, Bahamas, home to bronze artist Pete Johnston.
By |July 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Behind the Scenes at Berlin’s New (and Much Delayed) Airport


Go behind the scenes at Berlin’s forthcoming airport, destined to be a hub for international travel—once it opens, anyway.
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Tips for the Ultimate Iceland Road Trip


The writer behind lifestyle blog C’est Christine shares her tips for a less-conventional road trip along Iceland's Ring Road.
By |July 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Send Postcards Without Using a Stamp

Before your next trip, consider downloading an app that sends postcards from your smartphone. They handle printing, posting your photo, even delivery by snail mail.
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5 Tips for Booking a Cruise at the Right Time

When is the best time to book your cruise? Consult this list before pulling out your credit card.
By |July 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How Do You Get Travel Insurance to Cover Pre-Existing Conditions?

Many travel insurance policies offer coverage for pre-existing conditions, provided you meet certain guidelines. First order of business: read the policy.
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Yoga Rooms, Zen Gardens, and Other Ways to Relax at the Airport

Earlier this year, Helsinki Airport opened a yoga room, offering passengers a chance to relax before boarding. It's not the only airport with this bright idea.
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Craziest Cosplay at Comic Cons Around the World

Grab your lightsaber: We celebrate comic book and pop culture conventions around the globe, from India to San Diego.
By |July 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Get an Upgrade On a Plane

As airlines change their frequent-flier policies, making it more difficult for travelers to vault into first class, we asked experts for their tips on beating the system and getting the up...
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FAA Lifts Ban on Tel Aviv Flights


U.S. flights in and out of Israel’s largest airport, Ben Gurion International, resume 36 hours after the FAA prohibited Tel Aviv air travel.
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50 Welcome Signs for the 50 United States of America


Part of the fun of a long road trip is spotting cool roadside attractions—and few will give you as much insight to a state as its welcome signs. Here, we've gathered 50 signs from all 50 states—which ones do you recognize?
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Royal Families on Vacation


Crying kids, outlandish activities, sometimes regrettable regional appropriations—the royal families vacation just like us.
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Anatomy of a Carry-On: A Surf-Obsessed Designer’s Packing Essentials

Designer and surfer John Moore shares his packing tips and essential items. (Pro tip: Bring lots of options, and have trip-specific items.)
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The Best Coastal Drives in the World, Part I


These are the kind of drives you plan trips around—from Australia’s Great Ocean Road to California’s Highway 1.
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L.A.’s Most Scandalous Art Exhibit

A Getty Museum exhibit showcases the skeletons, monsters, and nightmare masks of 19th-century Belgian artist James Ensor.
By |July 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What Your SkyMall Purchase Says About You


We’ve all marveled at the crazy items in the famous in-flight catalog. Did you know that there's a SkyMall purchase for every personality?
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The Hotel That Saved a Town


How Harbor View Hotel brought the world—and one fake shark—to Martha’s Vineyard.
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Italy’s Amazing Hidden Hot Springs


Italy’s beaches are great—in the summer. But these incredible sulphur hot springs, scattered all across the country, are perfect for a dip any time of the year. If you can find them…
By |July 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The United States of Outrageous Hot Dogs

Just in case you need an excuse to indulge in a hot dog, we found a few of the most unusual frank-based offerings from around the country.
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FAA Bans U.S. Flights In and Out of Tel Aviv; El Al Carries On


After a rocket landed a mile from Ben Gurion International Airport earlier today, the FAA has stopped all U.S. flights in and out of Tel Aviv, but Israel’s national carrier El Al continues on.
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The $108,000 Vacation: Is It Worth It?

Private jet trips are growing ever more popular, even with price tags that go well beyond $100,000. One company is now trying to make the experience even more exclusive.
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12 Beautiful Bookstores That Are Worth Traveling For


Bookstores aren’t just literary gathering spots—they’re often beautiful, fascinating destinations in their own right. Here are a few of our favorites around the world that are worth a trip (or two) out of your way.
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Editor’s Letter: A Cruise Ship for Every Traveler


Editor in chief Pilar Guzmán breaks down the divide between those who cruise and those who don’t.
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The 10 Best Small Cities in America


Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America’s quainter cities. These spots have plenty of cultural attractions, stylish hotels, and charm to spare.
By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

6 Signs of a Very (Very, Very) Good Hotel Spa


Just because a hotel has five stars doesn’t mean the same holds true for its spa. Here’s what it takes to achieve true pampering.
By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Gadgets Will Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away

If the prospect of leaving home for a few days (or weeks) inspires stress dreams of imagined calamity, these high-tech helpers will bring you solace.
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How Not to Look Like a Tourist on an Italian Beach


If you don’t want to look like a tourist the next time you visit Capri or Amalfi, follow these tips.
By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Chicago’s W Lakeshore Hotel Gets a $38 Million Makeover

The W Chicago Lakeshore invited us along for a tour of its $38 million renovation, from a brand new restaurant and bar to wow-worthy luxury suites.
By |July 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Around the World in 25 Children’s Books


Want to raise globally-minded children? These 25 books, including a new series called Spin the Globe, help kids explore cities across the world—without ever having to buy a plane ticket.
By |July 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

7 Cruise Cabin Locations You Really Don’t Want


You don’t often spend a week at one hotel, but you do on a cruise ship. Here are a few cabin locations to avoid if you want a good night's sleep.
By |July 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Remote Pacific Island That’s Also an American Territory

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings shares the story of the Palmyra Atoll, an uninhabited island in the Pacific that's America's last incorporated territory.
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How Piscine Molitor, Paris’s Most Famous Pool, Became a Glamorous Hotel


Piscine Molitor, Paris’s legendary pool complex, has been reborn as a glamorous new hotel and summertime hot spot.
By |July 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

8 Pantry Items Everyone Needs, According to a NYC Restaurant Owner


Maiden Lane co-owners Nialls Fallon and Gareth Maccubbin embrace canned items—particularly fish—at their East Village restaurant. These are the other pantry items that they think are indispensible.
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11 Canned Foods You Can Serve, Proudly, With Wine

Nialls Fallon, co-owner of East Village restaurant Maiden Lane, celebrates a European tradition with his favorite canned fish-and-drink pairings.
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Where The Rich Go Off the Grid, And You Can Too


The sleepy fishing villages of Portugal’s Herdade da Comporta have always been where the fashionable European crowd goes off the grid.
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Slideshow: The Under-the-Radar Cool of Portugal’s Comporta


The sleepy fishing villages of Portugal’s Herdade da Comporta have always been where the fashionable European crowd goes off the grid.
By |July 21st, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

26 Cruising Myths Debunked


We’ve sorted through the misinformation and clichés to identify the most exciting innovations, trends, and strategies that will forever change the way you think about cruising.
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The 5-Star Restaurant That Serves Canned Food

A New York City restaurant specializing in smoked, cured, and canned seafood takes its inspiration from a beloved European culinary tradition.
By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 5-Star Restaurant That Specializes in Canned Food

A New York City restaurant specializing in smoked, cured, and canned seafood takes its inspiration from a beloved European culinary tradition.
By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Ice Cream Dishes Worth Traveling For


Today’s National Ice Cream Day (huzzah!). Celebrate with one of these offbeat frozen treats from across the country.
By |July 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Memorial to London’s Everyday Heroes


One of our favorite quiet escapes in central London is Postman’s Park, a garden unlike any other in the city.
By |July 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What’s the Future of Malaysia Airlines?

Will one casualty of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 be the airline itself?
By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Is What You Get For $39 a Night in Hanoi

A "high-end" budget hotel called the Art Trendy, located in the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter, delivers a lot for $39 a night.
By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

7 Celebrity Wines Worth Trying


Celebs such as Brad Pitt, Sting, and Jason Priestly are following in tannic trailblazer Francis Ford Coppola’s steps. We found seven surprisingly good celebrity wines.
By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Inside the $25,000-Per-Night “Champagne Suite” in NYC

The New York Palace lets guests choose between bubbles or baubles with two new $25,000-a-night triplex suites, one of which boasts a champagne cave.
By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Can You Get Kicked Off a Plane If It’s Too Heavy?

Bumped from an overweight plane? In many cases, airlines are still required to provide overbooking compensation.
By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Which Hotels Are Still Charging for Wi-Fi and Why?

It turns out that luxury hotel you've been dying to stay at doesn't actually have everything you need.
By |July 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Ice Cream Shops In The World, As Chosen By Readers

In honor of National Ice Cream Month, we asked our Twitter fans for their favorite ice cream shops around the world. Did we forget any of your favorites?
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How Airlines Are Responding to the Malaysia Airlines Crash

A Malaysia Airlines 777 crashed in Ukraine today, and airlines have reacted by diverting their aircraft from the region.
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

8 Hotels That Are Great for Writers

There's something inspiring about finishing your novel at a stately wooden desk in a hotel that once claimed Mark Twain as a guest. Here's how to make that happen (and yes, there's free Wi...
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Quiet Escape on Greece’s Party Island

Not a fan of wild parties? The San Giorgio Hotel in Mykonos is a peaceful hideaway for anyone who prefers catnaps to cocktails.
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

OpenTable Says These Are the Best BBQ Restaurants in the U.S.

OpenTable just released its list of the 30 best BBQ restaurants in the U.S. We've highlighted favorites from cities as diverse as Brooklyn, Burlington, and San Antonio.
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Compact Camera You Need On Your Next Trip

With a lightweight body and plenty of swanky features, Sony's new A7 digital camera is ideal for travelers on the go.
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Vintage Photos of NYC’s Central Park

Like any seasoned New Yorker, Central Park has seen it all. To celebrate its July 21 birthday, a slideshow of its beautiful past.
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How to Pack for 10 Days in a Carry-On


A ten-day trip to India with everything you need in one carry-on bag? Yes, it’s possible. Here’s how to do it.
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Never Be Bored Again: The Future of In-Flight Entertainment

Crummy headphones and a boring in-flight movie are about to be things of the past: Find out how airlines are stepping up their game when it comes to entertainment on board.
By |July 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Airbnb Has an…Interesting New Logo


Travel rental site Airbnb has a whole new look and symbol—that may or may not resemble a paper clip. Or a body part. Is this the iPad problem all over again?
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Leave the Car Behind. Try a Bike Trip Instead

Ditch your vehicle and visit these seven cities around the world, where bikers and pedestrians reign supreme.
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Are These the World’s Best Airlines?

Skytrax, which ranks airlines based on millions of customer surveys, released its list of the world's best yesterday. Find out who made the cut.
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Worst Hotel Experience Tori Amos Ever Had


Before she embarks on a U.S. tour, Tori Amos chats about her favorite travel spots, the best meal she's had on the road, and the worst hotel she’s ever stayed in.
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Now You Can Earn Hotel Loyalty Points by Drinking Wine

Kimpton's new Karma Rewards program will grant guests perks and upgrades just for interacting with the brand's boutique properties.
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Robot Will Park Your Car at Düsseldorf Airport


Effective June 23, a parking robot named Ray is available to valet your car at Düsseldorf Airport. It does not take tips.
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

NYC Chef Philippe Bertineau: The Best Thing I Ate This Week


Chef Philippe Bertineau, of Alain Ducasse’s acclaimed Midtown restaurant Benoit, raves about a sentimental ravioli dish he recently sampled in New York City.
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Anatomy of a Carry-On: Designer Trina Turk’s Packing Essentials

Los Angeles fashion designer Trina Turk fills her carry-on bag with easy, colorful staples, including statement jewelry, loungewear, and swimsuits from her eponymous clothing line.
By |July 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How You Can Travel To Space—Now


Want to broaden your travel horizons? Book a trip with one of these companies, which promise to take you to space—yes, really.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Ernest Hemingway Lookalikes Are Flocking to Key West


Just because? Hardly. The 34th annual Hemingway Days celebrate the author’s Florida legacy, July 15–20.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Basic Things a Hotel Must Offer Guests

HotelChatter's former front desk manager has returned with some helpful advice for all the hotels out there.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Airports Only Used During Emergencies


Last week, United Airlines made an emergency landing on Midway, one of several “diversion airports” in the U.S.; here’s the scoop on three more.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Their Shoes: Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin


Experience Berlin through the eyes of British writer Christopher Isherwood, who lived in Germany’s capital for years, and whose work Berlin Stories inspired the musical Cabaret.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Travel Apps You Can Use Offline

Whether you need directions, a lift, or just a little entertainment, these apps do the job without having to rely on elusive cellphone signals.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Peaceful Pop-Up Hotel Comes to Los Angeles

Open as a pop-up through July 2015, at least, the San Vicente Bungalows is a peaceful hideaway just ten minutes from Melrose Avenue.
By |July 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

World Cup Winners to Get Hero’s Welcome in Berlin

The German national soccer team is flying home on Lufthansa's Queen of the Skies with 23 flight attendants on board.
By |July 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Wine Pairing Rules Worth Breaking


Red wine with fish? Absolutely, says Bordeaux expert Bénédicte Martre-Trocard, who tells us which rules to break when it comes to pairing wine with food.
By |July 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Inside a Prison-Turned-Luxury Hotel in Turkey

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet melds East, West, past, and present with Old World charm and timeless hospitality.
By |July 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Q&A: Richard Branson Has a Game-Changing Idea for Flying with Kids

We temporarily grounded the high-flying president of Virgin Atlantic to talk about his latest plans for the airline.
By |July 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

15 Movies That Will Inspire You to Visit Paris

To celebrate Bastille Day, here are 15 movies that make us love the City of Light even more than we already do.
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How Not to Look Like a Tourist In Paris

If you want to blend in with the locals in Paris, these are the tips you need: how to dress, how to greet people, and why you need to know at least a few words of French.
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Why the Paraná Delta Is Unlike Any Other Place In the World


In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains why the Paraná Delta is unlike any other river system in the entire world.
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Why the $1,200 Loyalty Program May Be Worth It


Leading Hotels of the World offers a unique set of perks that anyone can buy for an annual fee of $1,200—which, depending on your travel style, may actually be a steal.
By |July 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Pair French and American Style In One Chic Look


When classic French and American styles meet—as in a mariner’s T-shirt, dark jeans, and pops of red—the result is timelessly chic.
By |July 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Would You Ever Race a Camel?


Adventure travel takes on a whole new meaning when you’re astride a wild animal.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

9 Mistakes Not to Make When Booking a Cruise

Booking a cruise for the first time? Here are nine rookie travel mistakes to avoid for smooth sailing.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

13 Things You Only Think in a Traffic Jam


We love being on the road—until we’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic on a Friday at 5. Humor writer Lindy West vents about going nowhere slowly.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

8 Awesome Houseboat Rentals Across the U.S.


Spend time on the water without sailing the high seas by renting a houseboat—these regions offer open water and short-term rental options.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Surprise: New TSA Cell Phone Rules Create Confusion

About half of travelers don't know about the TSA's new smartphone rules, a survey of more than 1,200 American and British travelers by Cheapflights.com reveals.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

14 Hotels with the Best Outdoor Lounges


Surprise: They’re not rooftop bars.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 National Parks to See Before You Die


Our national parks are overwhelming in every way—in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. But this list is the perfect place to start.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Yes, You Should Get to the Airport Early. Here’s Why


Unless you like taking risks, it’s still better to get to the airport ahead of time. In this week’s column, Traveler’s Omnbudsman debunks three myths about airport arrival timing.
By |July 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Would You Ever Use This Cable to Multitask?

The Une Bobine metal-wrapped, bendable cable was created with help from Kickstarter contributions, and claims to be the most flexible charge cable in the world. Would you use it?
By |July 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Famous Paris Museum Without the Crowds


Musée Rodin is a garden oasis in the 7th arrondissement, home to breathtaking art and architecture alike.
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Why Expedia’s New Loyalty Program Matters

Expedia, one of the web's biggest travel sites, relaunched its loyalty program Wednesday with more than 1,000 new perks.
By |July 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Dogfish Head Opens a New Beer-Themed Hotel (That Doesn’t Serve Beer)


You’ll find peace and quiet at Dogfish Head Brewery founder/president Sam Calagione’s recently opened Dogfish Inn in Lewes, but no beer.
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A Hideaway for Hollywood’s Elite in Santa Barbara

The Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club is a historic, exclusive club that feels fresher than ever, thanks to a recent upgrade that kept period-appropriate touches in place.
By |July 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perfect Weekend Getaway In Amsterdam

Summer is the best time to experience Amsterdam's canals, bike lanes, and copious parks. Here are the things to do if you visit Mokum.
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The Italian Coast Towns Tourists Haven’t Found Yet

For a less-touristy and equally beautiful alternative to Capri, head to the wild and unspoiled Southern Tuscan coast this summer.
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Photos: Tour de France from 1903 to Today

We follow the world's best cyclists through the Alps, arrondissements, and the ages.
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The Tel Aviv Water War — It’s Not What You Think

Once a year, at the height of Israel's summer heat, the holy water turns profane and everybody gets wet at the annual Tel Aviv Water War.
By |July 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

12 Things You Can Only Buy in a French Grocery Store

Grocery shopping in France is as much an experience as any restaurant, museum, or tourist attraction.
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10 Amazing Destinations for Eco-Travel

British ecotourism company Responsible Travel released a list of its 10 favorite destinations for green travelers; see what made the cut, plus our recommendations of what to do in each eco...
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Boston Chef Tony Messina: The Best Thing I Ate This Week


Chef Tony Messina, the man behind Boston’s critically acclaimed sashimi bar Uni, salutes an Italian joint in Cambridge.
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Hating on Spirit Airlines Can Get You 8,000 Frequent Flier Miles


If you’ve ever wanted to unleash your fury at Spirit Airlines, now’s your chance: Send the company your complaints and you could get 8,000 free frequent flier miles.
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Ombudsman’s Quick Fix: Getting Answers From a Hotel

Each month, Traveler's Ombudsman provides a quick fix to a reader's travel problem in our print magazine. This month, he answers a question about hotel hospitality (or a lack thereof). ...
By |July 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Anatomy Of A Carry-On: What a Stylish Travel Editor Packs


LUXE City Guides CEO Simon Westcott keeps plenty of comforting essentials—including an eye mask and Vick’s VapoRub—in his carry-on bag.
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How to Drink Coffee in Italy Like a Local

You can't leave Italy without trying a traditional cup of coffee. Plus: how to order, how to drink it, and when to tip.
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TSA’s New Smartphone Rules May Make Air Travel Even More Miserable


This week, the TSA introduced new security measures that will require travelers to turn their phones on for agents at the airport. Here’s how the airlines are responding.
By |July 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Hotel Will Host the First Virgin Galactic Space Passengers

Virgin Galactic has selected the "official preferred Virgin Galactic hotel and resort," for all those space-bound travelers.
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In Their Shoes: Sigmund Freud’s Vienna

Though he lived out his final days in London, legendary psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud spent most of his life in Vienna. Here are the spots most closely connected to Freud in the Austrian cap...
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Inside the $9,000-a-Night Suite in Chicago

Tranquility abounds at the Peninsula Suite at the Peninsula, Chicago, where the in-room amenities are plush and the Magnificent Mile views are unforgettable.
By |July 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Italy’s Newest Foodie Hotspot Is…


Why settle for mediocre food at a touristy trattoria? Just an hour outside of Rome, you’ll find a culinary scene in Umbria that has all the foodies flocking.
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The Perfect Weekend Getaway In New York City

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Why We Love Made in L.A., an All-Local Exhibit at the Hammer


The Hammer Museum’s Made in L.A. 2014 biennial features 35 of the city's emerging artists—and some vibrant experimental art.
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These Apps Will Help You Find a Lost Phone


Losing your phone at home is terrifying enough, but when you’re on vacation? That’s a nightmare. Plan ahead and download these apps, which will help you find your phone—or shut it down if it’s gone for good.
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Shop Latitude’s Rio Pop-Up Brings Brazil to You


If you can’t be in Brazil, dress like you are: Online bazaar Shop Latitude just added Rio de Janeiro to its collection of 14 virtual destinations.
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Which Airline Has the Worst Food? We Asked a Chef

Chef Christopher Kostow, who helms Michelin-rated The Restaurant at Meadowood in Napa, dishes on food trends and in-flight dining.
By |July 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

5 Beach Essentials for the Stylish Traveler


Looking for this year’s hottest beach essentials? Condé Nast Traveler editor Lauren DeCarlo lists her five must-haves of the season—starting with La Roche-Posay sunblock.
By |July 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

TSA Wants You To Leave Your Cell Phone…On?

Next time you fly, make sure your phone is charged: The Transportation Security Administration has implemented new rules that may require passengers to turn phones on and off at security c...
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These Views Will Make You Want to Actually Use a Hotel Gym

Hotels like the Ritz-Carlton, the Park Hyatt, and the St. Regis are giving hotel guests a new reason to work out: beautiful, inspiring views.
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4 Incredible Aerial Photos of Summer Sports

These aerial photographs offer an arresting perspective on an American summer and its classic outdoor pastimes; tennis and golf have never looked like this before.
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Micro-Neighborhood: Pioneer Square

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Why You Should Use Priceline for Your Next Car Rental

Online booking site Priceline.com recently launched a feature that lets users reserve luxury and specialty cars through Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Sixt.
By |July 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Skip Atlanta. Go Here Instead


A community of creative entrepreneurs—like designer Susan Hable Smith—are giving Georgia college town Athens a big jolt of energy.
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Hotels That Cater to Millennials

How do you woo a Millennial? Several hotel chains are getting in the game with chic new properties that emphasize social spaces, technology, and functional design.
By |July 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Border Battle That Led to “Fort Blunder”

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains how an accidental miscalculation of the U.S.-Canada border led to the construction of "Fort Blunder."
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Where to Find Retro Eats With a Twist in St. Louis

Chef Ben Porembo builds on the success of his St. Louis wine bar Olio with a new spot, Old Standard, a Southern-inspired eatery.
By |July 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Rent a Souped-Up Bike at These Hotels

Now that loaner bicycles at hotels are increasingly common, these three resorts are sweetening the deal with souped-up, site-specific rides.
By |July 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Hip New Hotels You Must Visit in the Hamptons

Two hotels in the Hamptons get an upgrade, with snazzy new additions like private cottages, a Naturopathica spa, and a ocean-like pool.
By |July 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What No Parent Wants to Hear on a Flight


We’ve all debated what to do when a toddler gets unruly on a plane. But what's the worst thing you could say to a frazzled parent?
By |July 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

An Insider’s View of the Grand Canyon

Here are the best South Rim trails, lookouts, and sights most tourists miss, according to Martin Behr of National Parks Revealed.
By |July 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Perfect Weekend Getaways

Now that it's high time to hit the road, check out our roundup of weekend trips to cities like Austin, Miami, Seattle, and Las Vegas.
By |July 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 American Monuments You Need to See in Your Lifetime

This 4th of July weekend, we're in the mood to celebrate America. Behold: Our favorite American destinations ideal for saluting the sweet land of liberty.
By |July 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Party in the USA With This 4th of July Playlist

Happy 4th of July! Get into the spirit of the holiday with this all-American playlist, including tunes from Miley Cyrus, Bruce Springsteen, and the Beach Boys.
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How to Take Vacation Photos Like a Pro


Want to up your photo game on your next big trip? Follow the advice of three top photographers, all of whom shot features for the July 2014 issue of Condé Nast Traveler.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Deal with Unruly Kids on Airplanes


When a toddler won’t stop kicking your chair or screaming bloody murder, is there anything you can do? Condé Nast Traveler’s Ombudsman weighs in.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What July 4th Used to Look Like in America


Flags, fairs, and fireworks—a look back at Independence Day Americana.
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Virgin Atlantic’s Uniforms From the ’80s to Today


As Virgin Atlantic celebrates its 30th anniversary with new uniforms designed by Vivienne Westwood, we look back at how its uniforms have changed since the airline’s inception.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Top Boardwalks and Seaside Attractions in the U.S.

A slideshow of boardwalk attractions around the country, including Santa Cruz, Wildwood, Atlantic City, Ocean City, and Venice Beach.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Stay Cool at These Modernist Hotels in the Tropics


Style and comfort merge at these luxurious, modernist resorts—found in Miami, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico—which had their heyday in the ’50s and ’60s.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Beautiful Bike Rides Around 7 Big Cities


Feeling inspired by the Tour de France? Then it’s time to make your two-wheeled escape from crowded tourist hubs with these beautiful urban rides.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 10 Biggest 4th of July Fireworks Displays in the U.S.


There’s only one thing America loves more than America: fireworks. Here are 10 of the biggest shows to catch this 4th of July, and where you can see them.
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A New <em>Madeline</em> Exhibit Visits Paris, New York, and Beyond

A new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society looks at the Madeline book series and the career of its creator, Ludwig Bemelmans.
By |July 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Only Packing Tips You Need to Know


Life’s too short to wait at a baggage carousel—here’s how to pack, what to pack, how to bring it onboard, and how to get through the airport quickly.
By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Rooftop Bars Where You Can Drink In the View

When you want more than just a cocktail, head to one of these rooftop bars, where the price of a drink gets you access to some rarified scenery.
By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

11 Things Maria Sharapova Brought to Wimbledon


There’s always another day, another Grand Slam. We chat with tennis star Maria Sharapova about the essentials she packs on every trip.
By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Colorado Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson: The Best Thing I Ate This Week

Chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson, who competed on the first season of Top Chef Masters and runs restaurants in Colorado, seeks out healthy fare to get through his long hours.
By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Two All-American Vacations You Can Book Now


Plan an all-American getaway with Condé Nast Traveler's Editor's Itineraries for July 2014, featuring trips to America's national parks, or a picturesque New England getaway.
By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Drink Like You’re At Wimbledon With These Pimm’s Cup Cocktails


Just in time for Wimbledon, the Pimm’s Cup is getting a thoroughly modern makeover, courtesy of forward-thinking mixologists across the U.S.
By |July 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Six Grand Hotels Make a Major Comeback

After painstaking restorations, these historic American properties are ready to welcome a new generation of travelers.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Eat Like a Local in Salvador, Brazil

Even if you're missing today's World Cup match between the U.S. and Belgium in Salvador, you can always return to the Brazilian city for its great food.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks In NYC


New York’s 4th of July fireworks move back to the East River this year, so here are the spots in Brooklyn and Manhattan (and on the water!) where you can get a good view.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Apps For Business Travelers


Life on the road—or the tracks, or in the sky—is rough. These apps ease the hassle of working on the go, whether you're a corporate million-miler or self-employed.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Picking Berries in the Berkshires

A guide to finding the freshest summer fruit in the Berkshires.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Have the Perfect Family Vacation in the Berkshires


In the Berkshires, the easy days of summer—swimming holes, berry patches, meandering hikes through farmland and forests—meet world-class museums and culture festivals in one fantastic, make-everyone-happy family vacation.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Five Things Every Smart Traveler Should Do In July

Before you pack your bags and head out on your summer trip, you might want to start thinking ahead.
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Photos: Road-Tripping Across the Great American West

Danish photographer Anders Overgaard shows us some highlights from his family's weeks-long road trip across America.
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The All-American Road Trip: A Winnebago Adventure


Danish photographer Anders Overgaard and his world-traveling family had seen New York and California. But it wasn’t until a weeks-long journey of discovery across the West that they truly experienced America.
By |July 1st, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

8 Vacation Rentals Where You Can Spend the Night in the Trees

HomeAway has 1 million listings worldwide, including these amazing tree houses.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

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Why Baltimore Is Extra Patriotic This 4th of July


Francis Scott Key’s now-legendary poem, which became the national anthem of the United States, was written 200 years ago in Baltimore. Here’s where to celebrate the iconic tune’s birth.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Secret Restaurants Worth Finding


You might need to look high, low and everywhere in between to find these under-the-radar restaurants, but it’s worth the effort.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Introducing the Airplane Seats of the Future


Airplane futons, two-tiered armrests, seats that conform to your size—the airplane seats of the future look mighty comfortable.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Coolest Outdoor Movie Theaters Around the World

Who needs a drive-in? No cars are required to enjoy these outdoor screenings hosted in historic places, cemeteries, and yes, a hot tub.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

TSA’s Instagram Shows the Crazy Things People Try to Fly With


Yes, even the TSA is on Instagram, and the agency’s photos are an eyebrow-raising glimpse inside a suitcase. (Who packs a mace?!)
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Cheat Sheet: Contemporary Art at MASS MoCA

How do you explain contemporary art to a child? We asked a museum employee for tips on talking about three paintings from MASS MoCA's collection.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Yosemite Valley

As Yosemite National Park prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary, find out how to have an amazing weekend getaway in the midst of its natural beauty.
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Norwegian Town Whose Name Is One Letter Long

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains how some Norwegian towns ended up with a seemingly silly name that rhymes with "aw."
By |June 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Dish to Eat in Vienna

Don't leave Vienna without trying this classic dish. Plus: where to find it, how to pay, and some useful dos and don'ts.
By |June 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why We Love Wooden Rollercoasters


The undisputed stars of theme parks and boardwalks, wooden roller coasters are reminders of good, clean American fun—and of the sheer thrill of summer.
By |June 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

6 Reasons to Visit Rockaway Beach This Summer


Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy swept through the Rockaways, the seaside community is making its recovery—and it’s become more popular for weekend warriors than ever. Here are six of our favorite reasons to visit this summer.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Lighthouses You Can Stay In

Don't worry: You won't be asked to steer ships away from the rocks at night. Enjoy an overnight stay at a lighthouse in Maine, New York, Oregon, or Washington.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Four Seasons Launches $15K-a-Night Vacation Rentals

The Four Seasons launched its own line of vacation rentals, situated on the hotel's properties in 13 outposts. The bad news: They cost upwards of $15,000 per night.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Rooftop Hotel Pools With Amazing Views

A room with a view is nice, but how about a pool with a view? These hotels have rooftop pools with stunning scenic views.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Cruise Ship Entertainment That’s As Good As Broadway

These days, cruise ship entertainment runs the gamut from scholarly discussions to digitally enhanced spectacles and Broadway-scale performances. Here's a look at some of our favorites. ...
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Man Gets Sent to Grenada, Sues British Airways — Who’s Right?


Was Dr. Edward Gamson right to sue British Airways for sending him to Grenada in the Caribbean by mistake? Conde Nast Traveler’s Ombudsman weighs in.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Amazing Outdoor and Public Art in NYC


When the weather’s nice, who wants to spend all day indoors at a museum? Get outside and see what sort of public art projects have taken over NYC this summer.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Survive Summer Music Festival Season

Check out our helpful tips and guidelines for maximizing the fun during the summer 2014 music festival season.
By |June 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

11 Places That Should Be World Heritage Sites

This week UNESCO announced its newest additions to the World Heritage List. Here are some that we think should have made the cut.
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Electric Planes? The Future of Airplane Technology


It’s been more than a year since the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was un-grounded by the FAA. But what’s up with airplanes since?
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Models on Runways in Unbelievable Places


J Model Management has made a name for itself by holding fashion shows in iconic spots—the London Bridge, the Petronas Towers, the Grand Canyon, and just last night, One World Trade Center.
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

See Air France’s New Tricked-Out Seats in Person

The airline hosts a special exhibition of its new first-class accommodations, along with cool in-flight entertainment options, vintage posters, and more ephemera.
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perfect Weekend Getaway on the North Fork, Long Island


You don't need to trek out to the Napa Valley to visit Wine Country—there's a whole slew of wineries on Long Island's North Fork (and plenty of other things to do, too).
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Vintage Photos of Wimbledon Winners

Can't be Centre Court-side? Travel through time instead with these throwback shots of Wimbledon through the ages.
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

USA vs. Germany: Americans Win for Craziest World Cup Costumes


The best part of the World Cup isn't the soccer—it's the insanely devoted fans. Take inspiration for your own World Cup celebrations during the USA v. Germany match.
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Craziest American Costumes at the World Cup


The best part of the World Cup isn't the soccer—it's the insanely devoted fans. Take inspiration for your own World Cup celebrations from these ridiculous, hilarious spectator costumes.
By |June 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips

WalletHub studied lodging, gas prices, weather, and scenic attractions in all 50 states to find the best places for an all-American road trip. Did your state make the top 15?
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Food Trend Alert: Dirty Fries Have Gone Gourmet

From shoestring chips with truffle oil to skin-on slabs with pork scraps and parmesan, dirty fries are popping up in gourmet menus around the globe.
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How To Effectively Complain To a Hotel’s Front Desk


Got a problem with your hotel room that needs to be resolved? Follow this advice from a former hotel front-desk manager and you’ll have the issue straightened out in no time.
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

8 Tree Houses That You Can Rent on Vacation


HomeAway announced today that it now has 1 million listings worldwide. Among the million places to stay are some truly odd choices—including these eight amazing tree houses.
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

There Are Two Eiffel Towers in Paris Right Now

French furniture company Fermob creates a 43-foot-high replica Eiffel Tower from 324 bistro chairs. Not kidding.
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Anatomy of a Carry-On: Designer Nanette Lepore’s Travel Essentials

What does a famous fashion designer pack inside her carry-on? In Nanette Lepore's case, it's all about being prepared for the next adventure.
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Unusual Foods We Dare You To Try


Unless you have really adventurous taste buds, it might take a dare before you’re willing to sample any of these delicacies.
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Seattle’s First Downtown Is Now the City’s Hippest Neighborhood

After years of neglect, the city's first downtown has been transformed into a thriving hub for locavore cuisine and one-of-a-kind boutiques, with more openings planned through 2015.
By |June 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How To Travel Safely During Hurricane Season

Use these tips, tricks, and apps to avoid storms entirely and stay safe and up-to-date when foul weather threatens, no matter where your summer travels may take you.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Photos: Modernist Homes to Rent on Cape Cod

It's an architectural dream: Restored modernist houses are available as summer vacation rentals on Cape Cod.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Cape Cod — A Haven for the Avant-Garde?


Three newly renovated modernist houses on Cape Cod offer a glimpse of the area’s surprising architectural history.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Craziest New Roller Coasters and Thrill Rides in the U.S.

Find record-shattering speeds, mind-bending loops, and heart stopping drops among this year's new crop of roller coasters, drop towers, and other rides.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

10 Travel Apps to Download Before Your Next Trip

Think of these apps as your personal assistant, weatherman, foodie friend, maphead, and travel guide, all available 24/7.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Photo Tour of North Country

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A Beginner’s Guide to Maine Vacations


You don’t have to be a fifth-generation Mainer to feel at home here—just follow our suggestions for where to eat, stay, and shop.
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Editor’s Letter: California, I’m Coming Home


Condé Nast Traveler editor in chief Pilar Guzmán road trips along Highway 1, rediscovering her past and the beauty of California's coast along the way.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Cover Reveal: Our July Issue Is All About…


...America, in all its glory—from camping in the Grand Canyon to the quiet joys of Maine's untouristed islands. Plus: 33 reasons to hit the road this summer.
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A Grande Dame Hotel Is Reborn in Rhode Island

The Ocean House, one of the few remaining grandes dames on the Northeast Coast, makes an impressive comeback, thanks to one couple.
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How the Ocean House, Crown Jewel of Watch Hill, Sparkles

Rhode Island's Ocean House hotel, one of the few remaining grande dames on the Northeast Coast, has made an impressive comeback.
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Summertime in Julia Glass’s Maine


Julia Glass writes a love letter to her favorite corner of Maine. Plus: The best places to stay, shop, and eat, whether it’s your first trip to the state or your fiftieth.
By |June 24th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Mind-Blowing Surf Shots for International Surfing Day

In honor of International Surfing Day on June 23, we give a nod to one of our favorite surf photographers, Clark Little.
By |June 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why Global Entry Is Better Than TSA PreCheck

All it takes is $100, a passport, and some patience to register for Global Entry, the fast pass through U.S. Customs.
By |June 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A NYC Boutique Owner Picks the Must-Have Items For Your Next Beach Trip

Winnie Beattie, who owns the Nolita beachy boutique Warm with her husband Rob Magnotta, shares her beach-bag essentials and her favorite surfing spot.
By |June 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Keep Your Shoes On: The Future of Airport Security


The way travelers proceed through airport security has changed drastically, and in myriad ways, in the past decade—and more changes are afoot. Find out what checking in will look like in another decades’ time.
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Let Wimbledon Provide Your Summer Style Inspiration

Take a fashion cue from Wimbledon: Classic, crisp whites with understated accessories always have the advantage.
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The Power of Superstition (And Face Paint) During the World Cup: CNT Reports


Condé Nast Traveler senior photo editor Leonor Mamanna is in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup—she reports back on the fútbol madness.
By |June 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Newest Reason to Visit Atlanta

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights opens today in Atlanta, in the heart of downtown, adjacent to the Georgia Aquarium.
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The African City That’s Built Entirely On Stilts


In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains how one African city was built entirely on stilts—and has remained that way for centuries.
By |June 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Slideshow: Adventures in Mongolia


Are you strong enough to ride on horseback for 18 days? Or drink fermented mare’s milk? Photographer Brian Pineda takes us an adventure through Mongolia.
By |June 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Santa Monica Chef Josiah Citrin: The Best Thing I Ate This Week


Mélisse head chef Josiah Citrin recently visited another haute tasting menu restaurant, Benu in San Francisco; here he tells us about the experience and the weird, wild bamboo fungi that rocked his world.
By |June 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Travel App Helps You Find the Best Seat on a Plane? Yes, Please.


Whether you’re booking your next getaway or already in the middle of a trip, apps like SeatGuru or KayakPro help you gain insiders’ access to perks, city sights, and more.
By |June 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

You’ve Been Making Spaghetti All Wrong. Get Lessons From This Italian Chef

Put away that Ragu. Learn how to make real Italian food, by a real Italian chef, in the Italian countryside.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Simple, Perfect Pasta Recipe from an Italian Chef

Learn how Chef Eros Patrizi makes a perfect bowl of stringozzi, a traditional Umbrian pasta, and follow his recipe to make your own.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Bike Tours That Wine and Dine You

With the Tour de France starting July 5, you might be tempted to take your own long-distance bike ride through the French countryside. These luxury cycling trips should do the trick.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perks of Being in Brazil for the World Cup


Condé Nast Traveler senior photo editor Leonor Mamanna is in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup—she reports back on the fútbol madness.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Next Cocktail Trend: Fungus-Infused Drinks


From The Hamptons to Seattle, forward-thinking mixologists are having fun with fungi—and daring patrons are drinking it up.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Breathtaking Road Trip Instagrams

The top's rolled down, the pavement stretches on, and there's nothing but a ceiling of blue sky above: These Instagrammers inspire us to pack our bags and hit the road.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Your Summer Soundtrack Is Here


It’s official: Summer has arrived. Get into the freewheeling mood with this upbeat and eclectic playlist, featuring Nickel Creek, the Beach Boys, and more.
By |June 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Top Food Truck Cities


Paris recently jumped into the food truck game, but other cities have been churning out craveworthy mobile munchies for years. We’re saluting the crème de le crème worldwide.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Slideshow: The Geekiest Exhibits We Love Around the World


Feel like spending your day at an Avengers or Game of Thrones exhibit? We won’t judge.
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Take a Virtual Road Trip With Vintage Photos of VW Buses

Nothing complements the open road quite like everyone's favorite people-mover. Plan your route or just vacation vicariously through these fantastic photos of the VW Bus.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perfect Weekend Getaway In Chicago


The Windy City has plenty of attractions to keep you busy in the summer, including 26 miles of sandy beaches along Lake Michigan. Here’s what you need to do if you book a trip to Chicago.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The World’s Tallest, Wildest Water Slides

These crazy water park slides will send you free-falling into swimming pools, spinning in circles, and hitting speeds of up to 65 mph.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Epic Travel Selfies Make Us Actually Love Selfies


If you ever need travel—or photographic—inspiration, take a look at the #travelselfies that populate Instagram. These are a few of our favorites.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Places to Kayak in Southern California


Southern California’s urban and ocean kayaking is some of the best on the west coast.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How World Cup Fans Celebrate (And Curse) Around the World


WNYC chatted up World Cup fans in Manhattan to find out how their respective countries celebrate—and lament their losses.
By |June 19th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 10 Best Cities for July 4 Hotel Deals


It’s not too late for a July 4 getaway. Here’s a look at the best bargain destinations for Independence Day, according to Priceline and the average hotel rate in each.
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

On Bowie and Björk: Music Exhibits to Plan a Trip Around

Musicians are moving out of concert halls and into museums: Check out these music-themed exhibits we'd happily travel to see.
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Can a “Rock Star” Suite Live Up To Its Name?


The Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza has a brand-new “rock star” suite, a penthouse room with views, luxe amenities, and music-themed touches. But is it rock 'n' roll?
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why This L.A. Pop-Up Bar Is a Big Deal

Matthew Biancaniello brings his experimental, cult-status cocktails to his pop-up bar in L.A. this summer.
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Anatomy of a Carry-On: Tumi’s Top Exec Reveals His Travel Essentials

George Esquivel, the creative director of stylish luggage purveyors Tumi, opens up his carry-on bag and shares his must-have travel items. (At the top of the list: a BlackBerry.)
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Geekiest Exhibits We Love Around the World


Feel like spending your day at a Batman or Game of Thrones exhibit? We won’t judge.
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Planning a Beercation? Hit These Ale Trails Across the U.S.

Beer lovers, rejoice: There are a plethora of regions across the U.S. where you can sample inventive local brews. Here are eight regions with designated beer trails, making your beercation...
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Business-Class Airline For the Price Of Coach? Believe It


Boutique airlines are back—sort of. La Compagnie, a new all-business-class carrier, will begin flying between Paris and Newark in July.
By |June 18th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Our Favorite #PackYourSunglasses Photos


In the June issue of Condé Nast Traveler, we asked you to show us your shades, wherever you are in the world (#packyoursunglasses). Here are a few that caught our eye.
By |June 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

No Kids Allowed: Summer Camps for Adults

Summer camp isn't just for kids anymore: These immersive experiences let adults join in the fun of meeting new people and learning new skills. (S'mores not necessarily included.)
By |June 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Their Shoes: Federico Fellini’s Rome

Legendary Italian director Federico Fellini infused The Eternal City with his very own brand of fantastical fun. Here are some of the spots that Fellini made famous in Rome.
By |June 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How Crazy Was the U.S. v. Ghana World Cup Match? CNT Reports


Condé Nast Traveler senior photo editor Leonor Mamanna is in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup—she reports back on the fútbol madness.
By |June 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Top International Islands for Beaches

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Outrageous Hats You’ll Only See at the Royal Ascot

Horse races may be the centerpiece of the Royal Ascot, beginning June 17, but we think the outrageous hats are the real draw.
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Philly Transit Strikes, Amtrak Profits. Customer Loses Either Way

Train travel in and out of Philadelphia was fraught this weekend, with SEPTA, the region's rail service, on strike, and Amtrak reaping the benefits.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Get VIP Access to UNESCO Heritage Sites

Seabourn cruise line announces a new set of in-depth excursions to Unesco World Heritage sites.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Everything You Need to Know About Using Cell Phones on Planes


Can I make calls? Text? Can we have our phones on during takeoff and landing? Condé Nast Traveler explains all.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Dish to Eat in Venice


Don’t leave Venice without trying this classic dish. Plus: how to eat it, how to order, how to pay, and some useful dos and don’ts.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Summer Looks Inspired By Santa Monica’s Hottest Hotel

The sun-dappled Spanish colonial charm of Palihouse Santa Monica is the perfect backdrop for summer's breezy, feminine dressing.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What’s It Really Like at the World Cup Right Now? CNT Reports


Condé Nast Traveler senior photo editor Leonor Mamanna is in Brazil for the 2014 World Cup—she reports back on the fútbol madness.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

New York City Chef Edi Frauneder: The Best Thing I Ate This Week

NYC chef Edi Frauneder enthuses about his favorite non-traditional brunch in the city: the Peking duck at Golden Unicorn.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

9 Hotels Where You’ll Sleep Like a Baby


In 2014, the CDC reported that America's collective lack of sleep is a public health epidemic. These hotels are fighting back with custom amenities meant to give you a good night’s sleep.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Borderless Black Hole in the Middle of Europe

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings explains the weird origins of Lake Constance, a body of water that doesn't quite belong to any one nation.
By |June 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Surveillance Cameras in the Bathroom of a Swedish Museum?


Stockholm’s Modern Art Museum gets us thinking about privacy with its installation Safe Zones no. 11.
By |June 15th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Relive Beatlemania in Paris With a New Photo Exhibit


Beatlemania hits Paris—well, sort of—with "I Feel Fine," a new exhibit of photographer Harry Benson's shots of the band during their 1964 stay at the Four Seasons George V hotel.
By |June 14th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Coolest Things to Do In Parks Around the World

There's so much more to the world's public parks than open spaces and pretty flowers. Here are some of our favorite unique amenities within city parks, from hammocks to ballroom dancing. ...
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Gorgeous Photos Were All Taken Using iPhones. Yes, Really

The winners of the seventh annual iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) were announced this week, and we can't believe that photos as beautiful as these were taken on an iPhone.
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Seattle


Seattle’s summers are the best time to visit—here’s our idea of a fantastic weekend of microbrews and boat rides in the Pacific Northwest.
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why You Should Stay Out Late In San Francisco


San Francisco may not be an urban night-owl’s playground, but if you know where to look, there are plenty of late-night spots to satisfy any craving you may have.
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Which World Cup Nations Have the Best Fans? (Hint: Not the U.S.)


From Brazil’s wild, samba-dancing bunch to Germany’s “fan mile,” we track down the countries that take World Cup partying very seriously.
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What Do You Think Of JetBlue’s New Premium Class?


This month, the traditionally lower-cost carrier will debut its new Mint class cabins on its NYC–Los Angeles route. Get a peek inside the cabin and find out what it's all about.
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Most Popular International Cities for Business Travel

We know there's a huge difference between travel for business and leisure, but the the top ten cities for international business travel offer a fair amount of both.
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Where to Find Viking Deodorant in Los Angeles


You’ll certainly find a one-of-a-kind souvenir at Skeletons in the Closet, Dapper Cadaver, and L.A.’s other cool curio shops.
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Where the Wild Things Are: Animal Islands Around the World


Talk about cute overload: These locales are positively overrun with animals. Find out where to spot puffins in Norway, horses in Maryland, and—yes, obviously—cats in Japan.
By |June 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Case of Travel Emergency, Download These Apps


There's only so much you can plan for on vacation. For the rest, be it pollen counts, heat exhaustion, or a coup, you’ll have to rely on luck—but these four apps just might help, too.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Forgot About Father’s Day? Here Are 7 Last-Minute Trip Ideas


It may not be the biggest travel holiday of the year—that’s in November—but plenty of hotels are still rolling out warm welcomes for dads with all sorts of special offers. Here are seven that caught our attention.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Elevated Parks Around the World, Then and Now

To celebrate the birthday of the High Line, we take a look at the roots and renderings of some of the best elevated city parks.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

World Cup Players Arrive in Style on Crazy Painted Airplanes


The FIFA World Cup only comes around once every four years—so if you’re traveling to compete, it’s best to travel in style.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Is This the Hardest Bar to Find in Southern California?


New speakeasy bar Punch in Old Town Pasadena specializes in—you guessed it—punches from the 1600s­ to 1800s. Here’s a recipe for one of its most popular concoctions.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

World Cup 2014: The Most Popular Beers Around the World


Even if you’re not in Brazil for the World Cup, you can still drink like you are. Here are the most popular beers from countries participating in the 2014 World Cup.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Vintage Photos of the Bikini From the 1940s to Today


It's been more than 60 years since Louis Réard debuted the bikini at Paris's Piscine Molitor. From halter to high-cut, we celebrate the evolution of the bikini.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Bed, Bath, Beyond: The Owner’s Cottage at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs

New Zealand is known for its natural beauty, but after a stay in the Owner's Cottage at the Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, you'll also remember it for its impeccable, homey hospitality.
By |June 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Author Emma Straub On Why Beach Trips Are Better In the Fall

Author Emma Straub, whose new novel The Vacationers is set on the Spanish island of Mallorca, shares her favorite bookstores and road-trip tunes, as well as why traveling to the beach is b...
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Strikes Stall Transit in Brazil, Europe…It’s an International Headache


What you need to know about a perfect storm of transit strikes in São Paulo and across Europe this week.
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Their Shoes: The Round Table’s Los Angeles

New York may be the birthplace of the Algonquin Round Table, but the collective spent plenty of time in Hollywood, too. Find out where they hung out, and see the spots they might visit tod...
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Museum You’d Only Find in Las Vegas


The awesome only-in-Vegas Neon Museum—which we’ve looked inside before—just got even better.
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Guide to Vegan Eating in L.A.

Where can you find the best vegan food in Los Angeles? Chandra Gilbert, executive chef at vegan Mexican restaurant Gracias Madre, shares her favorite spots.
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best International Beach Resorts

Planning a getaway to a beach resort this summer? Let our Readers' Choice Survey be your guide: These international beach resorts scored high marks.
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If You Like Manhattans, You Need To Try This Cocktail


Bar manager Josh Trablusi, of San Francisco’s Burritt Room, shares a recipe for an Italian-inspired twist on the traditional Manhattan.
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This World Cup Playlist Lets You Travel The World Without Leaving Your Couch

Done with sappy FIFA World Cup songs? Instead, check out this playlist featuring football music from Brazil, France, England, and beyond.
By |June 11th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Midtown Manhattan Hotels Are Becoming Cool. Here’s How


The New York Hilton Midtown just unveiled major upgrades, making Manhattan’s biggest hotel a sleek option for travelers.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Lego-Like Sculpture Is Actually a Hotel Suite


When it opens to the public in September, London’s Beaumont Hotel will feature one very strange room: an “inhabitable structure” created by sculptor Antony Gormley.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Onesie Pajamas, and Other Unbelievable First-Class Air Perks

As Virgin Atlantic prepares to offer footie pajamas to its first-class passengers, we're taking a look at some of the other luxurious airline perks available to the one percent.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Don’t Leave Florence Without Eating This One Dish


Surprise: It’s not bistecca fiorentina. Find out what traditional dish you should try on your next trip to Florence, Italy.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

‘Scandolo!’ How One Artist Is Disrupting Florence Museums


Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli is upsetting the natural order of things with a show of his work inside three of the city’s less-visited house museums: the Museos Bardini, Martelli, and Bellini.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Rooftop Hotel Bars with Incredible Views


We can't stop staring at the photos of these rooftop bars, all at Condé Nast Traveler-approved hotels…
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Top Chef Vet Jeff McInnis: The Best Thing I Ate This Week

Florida chef and Top Chef veteran Jeff McInnis shares the modernist oyster dish that recently blew his mind during a night out in Miami.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How Tinder Can Work As a Travel App (Yes, Really)

Yes, proper planning is essential, but what fun is travel without a little spontaneity? These apps let you in on all the great stuff that's hidden nearby.
By |June 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Yes, You Can Rent a Private Jet…If You Have $50,000


A crop of new private-jet carriers are offering lower prices for plane rentals—assuming, of course, you can pony up for the $50,000 deposit.
By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Photos: Banksy’s Street Art Around the World

Starting June 11, Sotheby's in London will host an "unauthorized retrospective" of Banksy art, but we prefer hunting down the originals.
By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Navigate L.A.’s Most Underrated Neighborhood


Downtown L.A.’s Arts District is one of the city’s fastest-changing (and interesting) neighborhoods. Here are our top picks for where to eat, drink, and shop.
By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Skip the West End. Try London’s Best Fringe Theater


Look beyond the West End and the National Theatre for some of London’s most imaginative theater. The shows are no less professional, and the tickets run cheaper.
By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Americans Aren’t Tipping Enough at Hotels

Only half of Americans tip their hotel bellhops, room service waiters, and housekeepers, a new survey of spending habits by Expedia reveals.
By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Fast-Food Advertisement That Was Visible From Space

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings uncovers the story behind Kentucky Fried Chicken's massive "spacevertisement" in Rachel, Nevada, that could be seen on Google Earth.
By |June 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Shop France Like a Brooklyn Boutique Owner

Rony Vardi, owner of cult favorite Williamsburg jewelry store Catbird, shares her collection of ceramic bowls, dishes, and ashtray souvenirs from France.
By |June 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What’s for Dinner at Mike Lata’s The Ordinary? Not Just Oysters


The Ordinary, located in the heart of the Charleston’s Upper King Design District, may be one of America’s best oyster bars, but there’s a lot more to the menu than raw bivalves.
By |June 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Have a Perfect Family Vacation

Food and culture writer shares his tips for the perfect family vacay, just in time for his sixth book to be released.
By |June 8th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

8 Ways Hotel Fitness Is Moving the Beyond the Gym


Hotel exercise has evolved from the days of musty, poorly-maintained gyms—see what eight major hotel chains have to offer.
By |June 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Airplanes Have Gone Retro


Airlines like to paint airplanes in special colors, or “liveries,” from time to time. Here are nine in North America that look like they're from another era.
By |June 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Literally Cooler Alternative to New York’s Rooftop Bars

New York has almost too many rooftop bars, so here's an alternative drink spot for when you can't take another scorching summer night.
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Arcades for Adults: Where to Play Video Games Around the World

From old-school pinball machines to virtual-reality simulators, these are the bars, museums, and venues where you can play video games around the world.
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Their Shoes: Alfred Hitchcock’s San Francisco

With its fog-swept streets and gothic architecture, San Francisco was a perfect match for Alfred Hitchcock. Here, we tour some of the locations-turned-landmarks that inspired the Master of...
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Donuts Worth Flying For: Chow Down on These Treats for National Donut Day


Frosted, sugared, powered, or tequila-filled, these bakeries in San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, New York, and more are elevating breakfast’s most indulgent pastry.
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What to Know If You Go to Normandy’s D-Day Beaches

This month marks the seventieth anniversary of D-Day. Here, a brief backstory to five must-see sites.
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 12 Biggest Travel Mistakes You Think You’re Too Smart to Make

How to avoid common traveler mishaps as well as other common mistakes that even the smartest travelers make time and time again.
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Hotel Is Built On a Cliff 6,500 Feet Above Sea Level


Oman’s new Alila Jabal Akhdar hotel is perched on a breathtaking mountain cliff and forged with rugged sophistication.
By |June 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

People Express the Sequel? The Budget Airline Is Reborn


Tickets to fly on People Express went on sale this week—but how will the revived budget airline fare in the 21st century?
By |June 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Enjoy High Tea for Only 15 Cents at Chicago’s Langham Hotel


In celebration of the hotel line’s 149th anniversary, The Langham Chicago will serve high tea at its original price, once a month, all year.
By |June 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

How to Survive Airport Security Gridlock This Summer

If you're traveling through an airport this summer, we've got bad news: Lines will be longer than ever. Here's how to make your trip easier.
By |June 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Five Things to Love About Fera, London’s Newest Top-End Restaurant

We go inside Fera at Claridge's, one of the most anticipated London restaurant openings of the year, and find Chef Simon Rogen delivering more than a few surprises.
By |June 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Vintage Photos of the Evolution of the Flight Attendant Uniform

The flight attendant getup has always been as much fashion as it is function. With both Delta and Jet Blue debuting new duds for their cabin crews, we can't help but look through the archi...
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A Cafe That’s Good For Morning Coffee…And Evening Cocktails


The café at Hotel Amour satisfies all tastes: Grab a seat on its terrace for a calming breakfast, or plan an outing in the evening to see one of Paris’s hippest nightlife spots.
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A Vegas Hotel So Luxe Even Its Staff Is Pampered

The Bellagio in Las Vegas knows how to take care of its employees.
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Airplane Food You’d Actually Want to Make at Home

Vogue editor Hamish Bowles says he gets his favorite flight snacks from Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food in Heathrow Airport. Here's a recipe so you can sample the goods in your own kitchen. ...
By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The World’s ‘Smartest’ Cities

A peek at what metropolises of the future may look like (and what a few established urban areas are doing to keep up).
By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

First Look At JetBlue’s Sleek New Uniforms, Debuting This Month


For the first time since JetBlue launched in 2000, the airline’s uniforms are getting an upgrade. Take a look at the new uniforms, and hear from designer Stan Herman.
By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

In Copenhagen, Skip Noma and Eat Here Instead

Skip the best restaurant in the world? This better be good.
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Bed, Bath, Beyond: The Pinnacles Suite At Primland Resort


You’ll come to Primland for its spa, but you’ll stay for the stargazing and sleek design in its eco-friendly Pinnacles Suite.
By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Latest Pastry Craze In Paris: Japanese Angel Cakes

For a small taste of Japan in the middle of Paris, head to Ciel, a bakery serving light, airy angel cakes, a popular Japanese sweet snack.
By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

All-Natural Hot Sauce Made in NYC: Taste of a Place


The guys behind A&B American Style, a condiment company that produces all-natural hot sauces, share the inspiration behind their better-for-you flavorings.
By |June 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Iron Chef Jose Garces: The Best Thing I Ate This Week


Philly-based chef Jose Garces—best known as one of the Food Network’s Iron Chefs—shares the story behind his favorite pork dumplings in the City of Brotherly Love.
By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

5 Hotels That Help You Give Back — With Puppies

In honor of World Environment Day, here are five hotels that give you a chance to make a difference while on vacation.
By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

World Cup 2014: Staying Safe While Traveling in Brazil


The World Cup 2014 is mere weeks away, and if you’re one of the lucky soccer fans traveling to Brazil for the games, here’s what you need to know to help you stay healthy and safe.
By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Dish to Eat in Naples, Italy


Don't leave Naples, Italy, without eating this one dish. Plus: how to eat it, how to order, how to pay, and other useful dos and don’ts.
By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Apps for Last-Minute Dining

Our tips for finding local hot spots, the best of any dish, and top options for eating healthily on the road.
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And You Thought Baggage Fees Couldn’t Get Worse

They did for this couple. How airline alliances can complicate your check-in.
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Today Is Your Last Chance to Win the Readers’ Choice Sweepstakes!


Take the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Survey before the day is over and you'll automatically be entered in our sweepstakes.
By |June 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What It’s Like to Quit Your Day Job and Become a Cowboy


Ever wonder what it’s like to quit your day job to explore the great unknown? Photographer Stephen Smith tells us about his new life as a ranch hand.
By |June 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Hilton Launches Curio, a New Boutique Hotel Brand: Why You Should Care


Hilton announced that it's launching a new brand of hotels, called Curio—but will they be worth the hype?
By |June 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What’s For Dinner at Shanghai Hot Spot Liquid Laundry


Restaurateur Kelley Lee’s latest venture, a gastropub with a solid drinks program, is quickly becoming one of Shanghai’s hottest new spots.
By |June 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Might Be the Geekiest (And Coolest) Cocktail We’ve Seen

Denver restaurant The Squeaky Bean appeals to the cocktail-nerd crowd with this twice-geeky drink, made using liquid nitrogen and named for a Mystery Science Theater 3000 character.
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The Only Things Americans Can Buy Legally in Cuba

Art and books are two of the handful of things Americans traveling to Cuba are allowed to return home with. Here's where to buy them.
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The World’s Largest Sinkhole Could Be Used To Power Egypt. Here’s How

Learn the story behind the Qattara Depression, an enormous sinkhole in northern Africa that's as big as Lake Ontario and the second-lowest point on the continent.
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L.A.’s Best Off-the-Beaten Path Museums


Some of the best museums in Los Angeles are the ones you’ve probably never heard of.
By |June 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Don’t Leave Tokyo Without Eating This One Dish


The one dish you should try in Tokyo. Plus: how to eat it, how to order, how to pay, and some useful dos and don’ts while visiting Japan’s biggest city.
By |June 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What Travel Perks Do You Want to See More Of?


Admit it: There are plenty of travel parks that you wish you'd see more of when you're on the road. Here are ours—share your own on Twitter and Facebook.
By |June 1st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Where to Find Wi-Fi On Domestic Flights

Here's how the top airlines stack up on domestic flights when it comes to Wi-Fi.
By |May 31st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

A Souvenir from Sicily Unlike Any Other

Sometimes the best mementos from a trip are free. Illustrator-designer Mary Matson shares whimsical sketches of her latest vacation, to Sicily.
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Would You Ever Use This Neck Pillow in Public?

Consider ditching your trusty neck pillow for the physician-designed NapAnywhere device.
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The Walt Whitman Guide to Brooklyn


Celebrate the venerable American poet’s 195th birthday with a guide to the spots he frequented in Brooklyn, as well as bars and venues he may have loved today.
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One Designer’s Quest to Help Protect a South American Rain Forest


Jewelry designer and entrepreneur Pamela Love journeys into the mineral-rich paradise of Suriname to shine a light on sustainable mining and the country’s efforts to protect its rain forest.
By |May 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Make This Gourmet Granola Before Your Next Camping Trip


Outdoorsman Tom Bonamici packs this granola, devised by the chefs at NYC hotspot Eleven Madison Park, when he goes on a camping trip. Try it yourself with the restaurant’s recipe.
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A New Exhibit Of Vintage British Menus Takes You Back In Time

Ever wondered what Concorde passengers ate and drank on their supersonic transatlantic journeys? A new exhibition at the Andaz Liverpool Street London hotel is about to show you.
By |May 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Southwest Airlines Fined $200K for Misleading Fare Ads

The $200k fine levied on Southwest Airlines is the latest in a series of Department of Transportation crackdowns on airline gimmicks.
By |May 30th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Dream of the ’70s Is Alive in L.A. at this Bar


Good Times at Davey Wayne’s is a far-out, ultra-nostalgic throwback complete with an avocado-and-orange color scheme and drinks inspired by the “Me” Decade.
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Beautiful Beaches in the Middle of Our Favorite Cities


Bustling metropolises and laid-back beach towns aren’t always mutually exclusive, as these eight urban beaches prove.
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Beyond Ice Cream: Frozen Treats From Around the Globe


Now that summer is officially underway, we can think of no better way to celebrate than tracking down the world’s most delicious and intriguing frozen treats.
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Now You Have No Excuse Not To Do Yoga On Vacation


W Hotels has partnered with yogi to the stars Tara Stiles, whose clients include Deepak Chopra and Brooklyn Decker, to create an in-room yoga program that’ll help travelers feel more centered.
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New Shake Shack Burger Looks Delicious, Helps Children

Shake Shack announced its first-ever hamburger collaboration with Philadelphia chef Marc Vetri. Their Carbonara Burger will be available at Philly area Shake Shakes in June.
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Six Things to Make a Long Flight More Comfortable

It's no secret that a long flight in coach can test the nerves and torture the body of even the most seasoned traveler. But a few small accessories make all the difference.
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Fees on Flights Are a Drag. This New Pricing Tool Helps

Hopper's new Fee Calculator tallies all those fees on flights so you can find the best deals on airline tickets.
By |May 29th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What to Pack: Camping Essentials

Next time you're gathering supplies for a big camping trip, take outdoor adventurer Tom Bonamici's advice: bring spare socks, lightweight gear, and ramen noodles. (Yes, ramen noodles.) ...
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Is This a New Food Trend? Toast as a Meal


It’s bread, but not as you know it. Toast now plays a starring role in restaurants from San Francisco to Philadelphia.
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How to Pack Perfumes, and Other Travel Tips

Meet scent-obsessed twins Dawn and Samantha Goldworn of 12.29, who travel the world distilling places into perfumes.
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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Tomales Bay, California


Wine country isn’t the only gorgeous destination close to San Francisco. Tomales Bay and its smattering of chilled-out country towns are where nature-loving locals go for coastal views and pristine oysters.
By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Atlanta Chef Asha Gomez: The Best Thing I Ate This Week

Cardamom Hill chef Asha Gomez shares her favorite dish at Miller Union: a fresh, seasonal vegetable plate.
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Want a Kid-Free Vacation? Head to These Adults-Only Beaches


A day at the beach can be anything but when you’ve got a gaggle of kids to contend with, but these gorgeous beach resorts are strictly adults-only.
By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What’s for Dinner at James Beard Nominee Justin Severino’s Cure


Chef Justin Severino is a reformed vegetarian—and grandson of a butcher—who ended up in Pittsburgh and opened the award-winning Cure, specializing in whole animal butchery.
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Photos: A Scenic Tour of Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Photographer Chris Court shares highlights of a trip through the remote waters of Indonesia's Raja Ampat Archipelago.
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Antigua: The Ideal Beach Getaway


Forever in search of a beach getaway that does everything right—with authentic culture, great food, and iconic family-friendly hotels—Yolanda Edwards finally finds her answer on Antigua.
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A Photo Tour of Antigua

Photographer Matt Hranek captures an idyllic Antigua island vacation.
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Eat This Ice Cream, Help Save the World


Peddler’s Creamery in Downtown L.A. churns small batches of organic ice cream with the power of a bicycle. Even customers can ride for free scoops.
By |May 28th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Best Alternatives to Airbnb

Airbnb and Hotel Tonight are great, but they aren't the only online options for finding alternative, deluxe, or just downright cheap accommodations.
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What’s New At Oahu’s Biggest Hotels

Before you book that Hawaiian vacation, get the latest details on new hotels on Oahu, home to Honolulu and Waikiki Beach.
By |May 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Five Things Every Smart Traveler Should Do in June

Now's the time to start thinking about U.S. Open tickets and Labor Day weekend plans.
By |May 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best Bags for College Kids


This month, college students are hitting the open road, embracing their summer of freedom—or moving back home with Mom and Dad. Either way, it’s time they owned a bag they’ll have for life.
By |May 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Indonesia and Venice: How We’d See Them Ourselves


Ever found yourself with an issue of Condé Nast Traveler and wondered, How can I pull of a trip like that? Now you can.
By |May 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Island Time: Pilar Guzmán’s Editor’s Letter June 2014


Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán introduces the June issue of Condé Nast Traveler, which is all about islands.
By |May 27th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

What’s In Tim Gunn’s Suitcase

Tim Gunn's travel staples are surprisingly utilitarian, from shoelaces to Sharpies. Talk about making it work.
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42 Places You’d Rather Be Right Now


At this point, you're probably starting to think about getting away again…to somewhere a little more exotic, a little more relaxing, and a lot less stress-inducing. Let us provide some inspiration…
By |May 27th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Best U.S. Islands For Beaches

Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches. Here are their ranked favorites in the U.S.
By |May 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Extreme Drives: The 10 Scariest Highways for White-Knuckle Road Trips

Buckle up for a tour of highways with hairpin turns, steep cliffs, narrow lanes, extreme weather, and dizzying heights.
By |May 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Summer Travel Playlist: Songs We Love for a Weekend Road Trip


It was a long and cold winter in New York City, so this weekend the staff and Condé Nast Traveler couldn't wait to get out of the city and on the road. Here are a few of the songs we've been listening to:
By |May 26th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The 30 Things to Eat at 30 Ballparks This Baseball Season

Baseball's back, and that means stadium food is back too. With more and more parks offering local and locally inspired dishes, we surveyed all 30 parks for the best things to try this seas...
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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in San Luis Obispo

Halfway between L.A. and San Francisco is San Luis Obispo, a quaint college town with great shopping, amazing wines, and a vibrant farm-to-fork food scene.
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Beautiful Natural Swimming Holes Around the U.S.


It's finally summer, and we'll bet you want to go swimming. Lucky you, we found 26 natural spots—gentle waterfalls, deep swimming holes, lazy rivers—where you can take a dip.
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Palm Trees and Sandy Beaches…in England?

These three British Isles within hours of London are like an English Eden, with golden beaches, lush foliage, and swimmable waters.
By |May 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These National Park Hotels Are As Pretty As the Parks They’re In


If you’re planning a vacation to one of America’s national parks, book a room at these hotels, many of which are as stunning at the parks they’re in.
By |May 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Our Favorite #travelerswhobrunch Food Photos

Thanks to everyone who shared their brunch photos with us on Instagram. Here are our favorites from our #travelerswhobrunch hashtag.
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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Miami Beach, Florida


Florida's sun and sand aren’t the only reasons to head south for the weekend. Miami Beach has garden-to-glass cocktails, designer eats, and Art Deco buildings galore.
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3 Wine Trips in 3 Countries


Follow our road maps for great day trips through wine regions in Provence, New Zealand, and along California’s Central Coast.
By |May 25th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Here’s How Vogue Editor Hamish Bowles Likes to Travel


From Tangier’s medina to Paris’s Marché aux Puces, the globe-trotting editor and fashion historian touches down in some extraordinary places—and always with the utmost style.
By |May 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The One Beauty Product You Need After a Red-Eye Flight

Throw this 2-in-1 eye and lip potion into your carry-on to look instantly uplifted after a long, overnight flight.
By |May 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Forget Brooklyn. Paris Is Now Going Wild For SoCal Surfer Culture

The latest Parisian trend: Embracing the laid-back attitude, taco stands, and surfer duds of Southern California.
By |May 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Yet Another Reason to Visit Hawaii: Aussie Chef Bill Granger Has Arrived


Chef and restaurateur Bill Granger hits U.S. shores with a Waikiki-based café filled with locals—and those creamy scrambled eggs.
By |May 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

One Parent’s Genius Solution for Packing Beach Toys

When my daughter was a toddler, we rented a beach house on Cape Cod and packed the car with more beach toys and equipment than we would ever use. But we soon changed our tactic.
By |May 24th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Are These the Best Beaches in America? This Guy Says Yes

The inimitable Dr. Beach, Steven Leatherman, has once again announced his favorite seashores, giving the top billing to Hawaii, highlighting some of Florida's best, and snubbing all of Cal...
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Perfect Summer Getaway in Austin

Thanks to sprawling parks, natural springs, a never-ending roster of festivals and a food truck scene that will change your life, Austin is nothing short of amazing.
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Your Essential Road Trip Playlist For Memorial Day Weekend Drives

This epic road trip playlist is going to make your Memorial Day weekend one to remember. Happy listening!
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Cool! A Video Sneak Peek Inside Legoland Discovery Center Boston

Legoland Discovery Center Boston opens today, and Master Model Builder Ian Coffey gives us a sneak peek of the toy-brick attractions in an exclusive video.
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

David Sedaris Tells You What to Read This Summer


Load up your beach bag with some of the summer’s best books, as recommended by David Sedaris, Laura Lippman, Jennifer Weiner, and many more.
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Is How Far You Can Travel and Still Find Brooklyn Lager


Brooklyn Brewery, home to James Beard award-winning brewmaster Garrett Oliver, has a reach far beyond NYC’s five boroughs. Including a remote Swedish island.
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The Perfect Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas

What better way to beat the summer doldrums than to fall down the glittering rabbit hole of Las Vegas?
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Beaches Within Two Hours of New York City


Summer’s unofficial kickoff is Memorial Day weekend, so it’s time to plan a beach escape to Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Long Island, or New Jersey.
By |May 23rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

What Happens When a Photographer and a Stylist Host an Instameet


Earlier this week, New York style house Zio and Sons' photographer Anthony D'Argenzio hosted an Instameet with Condé Nast Traveler in a New York speakeasy.
By |May 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Best American Beach Resorts


Looking to book a trip to a beach resort this summer? Let our Readers' Choice Survey be your guide—these are our readers' top picks for beachy destinations.
By |May 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Beer Is the Most Maryland Thing You Could Possibly Drink


Looking for a unique, refreshing summer beer to serve at your Memorial Day cookout? Look no further than Flying Dog’s Dead Rise, the most Maryland beer ever.
By |May 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Best Deals for Summer Travel


If you haven’t booked yet, these escapes to Cancun, Maui, Portugal, and more are great value for the summer season.
By |May 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

#TBT: Vintage Bathing Suits and Beach Vacations from 1920s to Today

The bathing suits and SPF values may have changed, but we've always understood the art of the beach holiday.
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The Beach-Proof Camera Your Kids Are Going to Love This Summer


Don’t want your kids snapping photos with your iPhone? Then toss them this underwater camera.
By |May 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Bed, Bath, Beyond: Grand Southern Charm at Charleston’s John Rutledge House Inn


Guests staying in the John Rutledge House Inn’s Main House Grand Suite enjoy a mix of contemporary comforts and historic charm.
By |May 22nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Italian Architect Matteo Thun Designing Cool New Venetian Hotel

Renowned Italian architect Matteo Thun will design a new hotel on the island of Sacca Sessola. Here's a sneak peek at some renderings.
By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

JetBlue Ups the Airport Spa Game With a Huge New Facility


French spa chain Be Relax has opened a new, 1,000-square-foot spa focusing on quickie services at JFK’s JetBlue terminal.
By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Would Cell Phone Calls On Planes Really Be So Bad? Probably Not


Even though more than 1,000 respondents to an FCC survey are against cell phone usage on planes, it’s not as bad as frequent fliers might think. Here’s why.
By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Colorful Murals That Will Brighten Your Next Amtrak Trip

A dynamic mural installation in North Philadelphia brightens up train travel along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor.
By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Newest Legal Way to See Cuba: Running the Havana Marathon


Here’s one way to travel to Cuba: Travel company Insight Cuba is now booking trips for runners who want to attempt the Havana Marathon in November.
By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Off-Limits Areas At Famous Landmarks Around the World


Learn about the off-limits areas at landmarks like the Empire State Building, Stonehenge, and Mount Rushmore—and who actually gets access to them.
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Detroit’s Most Exciting Food Destination

In the comeback-kid city of Detroit, a new crop of businesses have joined the mom-and-pop stalwarts at Eastern Market, creating a vibrant homegrown food-and-culture destination.
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Stock the Pantry with Charleston Flavors

By |May 21st, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Travel Outfit Idea: What To Wear On the Plane

Your new summer travel uniform: a breezy tunic, dress-up/dress-down pants, and a few statement accessories.
By |May 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Botanical Cocktails Are Almost Too Pretty To Drink


The Metropolitan, London hotel’s famous Met Bar, is paying boozy tribute to the upcoming Chelsea Flower Show with a new menu of gorgeous botanical cocktails.
By |May 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Chefs of Instagram: Eggs As Art and Ramp Pizza


See what the world’s coolest chefs are Instagramming this week, including an artist’s portrait of his breakfast and a seasonal pizza.
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Vote for Your Favorite City, Hotel, and Airline — and Enter to Win an Incredible Trip


There are only two weeks left to take Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Survey. Want to make your voice heard and win an amazing trip? Here’s how.
By |May 20th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Take Me There: Villa Dubrovnik, a Secluded Spot on the Adriatic

Villa Dubrovnik, a modernist jewel on the Croatian coast, has enchanted guests with its rugged Adriatic scenery and enduring style since 1961.
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A Photo Tour of Venice’s Outer Islands

Ondine Cohane skips the madding crowds of Venice and heads for the outer islands. Photographer Mikkel Vang shares highlights of the trip.
By |May 20th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

The Islands of Venice

Not far from the historic center is the Venice few tourists ever see: a series of islands scattered in the lagoon like gems, each with its own personality and charms.
By |May 20th, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

A Photo Tour of Cuba

Writer Patrick Symmes and photographer Stephen Lewis discover the irrepressible cultural vibrancy of Cuba.
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Cuba’s Rising Art Scene

In a country sealed against time, Patrick Symmes discovers the irrepressible cultural vibrancy of an island with storied works from the past, rising art stars of today, and an eye on the f...
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“Bling for the Ages”: Houston Exhibit Shows 130 Years of Bulgari Jewelry

Bulgari's exhibit of 130 years worth of jewels, now on display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, has enough ice to make Liz Taylor swoon.
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LAX Construction and Inconveniences: What You Need to Know

LAX is starting new construction that's going to make life miserable, and to celebrate, it's launching a new ad campaign.
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This Sausalito Hotel Has a $10k-a-Night Suite and Delivers Champagne By Drone


The luxury Alexandrite Suite at Casa Madrona Hotel & Spa in Sausalito has a private chef, San Francisco views, and drone-delivered champagne.
By |May 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

More Great Coffee in Paris?!? It’s Too Good to Be True


We can’t believe it either. Paris—once notorious for its watery, tasteless java—now has little coffee shops manned by hip, talented baristas popping up on every corner.
By |May 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

This Might Be L.A.’s Coolest Souvenir Shop


Silver Lake’s new Los Angeles County Store stocks jewelry, bags, snacks, housewares, and more from emerging L.A. designers and artisans.
By |May 17th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

<i>Gone Girl</i>’s Emily Ratajkowski Heats Up Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List Party in Las Vegas


Model–actress Emily Ratajkowski joined more than 250 revelers at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for the Condé Nast Traveler Hot List Party.
By |May 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

MERS Virus Warning: Not Actually A Big Risk to Travelers, Experts Say

Nearly two dozen U.S. airports this week prominently displayed warnings about an outbreak of MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome for which there is no vaccine or cure.
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The Country’s Coolest Local Food Festivals

In addition to beach weather and alfresco grilling, the summer also brings a plethora of destination-worthy alfresco eating events. Mark your calendar for our favorites.
By |May 16th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Talking Bacon (and Lamb Feet) with Top Chef’s Brooke Williamson

Top Chef Seattle runner-up Brooke Williamson is cooking up an amazing, bacon-themed feast at this month's Bacon and Barrels festival. We talk shop.
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This New App Could Make the Hotel Gym Obsolete

Gymsurfing is a new iOS app that lets users book a day pass at fitness centers in a handful of U.S. destinations.
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Scenic Train Rides Around the World


Want to see some of the world’s most beautiful scenery? Board a train: These routes in Alaska, Canada, Southeast Asia, and Norway are simply stunning.
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Noma Chef René Redzepi Will Open a Tokyo Pop-Up in 2015


The Mandarin Oriental Tokyo will host the acclaimed Noma chef’s first pop-up outside of Copenhagen.
By |May 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Ferragamo’s New Videos Warm Hearts, Showcase Handbags

To celebrate the launch of its new Fiamma handbag, the Italian shoe design house asked mothers and daughters to talk about their familial bonds.
By |May 13th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

These Essential Travel Apps Can Save Any Trip


Whether you’re heading outdoors on a camping trip or haggling in a bazaar, handy apps such as Dark Sky and Google Translate can save the day.
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Airbnb Is Gunning for Hotels with New Last-Minute Booking Tool

Airbnb is staking its claim on last-minute travel booking, updating its app to better showcase the nearly 100,000 homes, apartments, and rooms that can now be instantly booked through the ...
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Beautiful Gardens in the Middle of Cities


Next time you need to escape city life, duck into one of these (gorgeous) public urban gardens—from Barcelona to Singapore, Rio to Rome.
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An Australian Fashion Designer’s Insider Guide to Sydney

Jeremy Somers, designer of Australian swimwear brand We Are Handsome, shares his favorite places to shop, eat, and drink in Sydney.
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Celebs Behaving Badly in Hotels: Solange Knowles Attacks Jay-Z in Elevator at NYC’s Standard High Line

Surveillance video captures Solange Knowles punching and kicking her brother-in-law Jay-Z following a Met Gala after-party.
By |May 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Why You Need to Visit This Top Chef Star’s San Diego Hot Spot


Top Chef star Richard Blais recently opened Juniper & Ivy, his first West Coast spot.
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The Washington Monument Reopens Today After Earthquake Repair

It took nearly three years to repair the Washington Monument following a 2011 earthquake, but the popular D.C. attraction is back in business today.
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Free Travel Ideas and Advice from Our Editors Today and Tomorrow


You have until Tuesday to take advantage of our cool free Condé Nast Traveler Hot Line Booth, which lets you video chat with our editors and experts—inside a British-style telephone booth!
By |May 12th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Bed, Bath, Beyond: The Royal Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel Doha

Ranked one of the top 10 hotels in the Middle East by our readers, the Four Seasons Hotel Doha boasts a beautiful West Bay beachfront location, palatial accommodations, and an attentive st...
By |May 10th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Story Behind This Belgian Matchbook


Editor Lauren DeCarlo recalls the story behind a treasured keepsake—a matchbook she found in her grandmother's dresser.
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Craving Italian? Set Sail to this Far-Flung Indonesian Island

For years, the Indonesian fishing village of Labuan Bajo has kept a low profile, but Sumatran hipsters and Italian expats have opened spate of new restaurants, shaping Labuan Bajo into a f...
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Free Amenities At the World’s Most Over-the-Top Hotels


Our favorite low-cost (to no-cost) details to enjoy (or keep) at the year’s most decadent hotels.
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First Look: Chrysler Museum Reopens Today With Two New Wings

The Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va., celebrates its grand reopening May 10 following a $24-million renovation and expansion.
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One and Done: An Innovative Tequila Cocktail in Philadelphia


Mike Treffehn of Philly’s Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co. shares a recipe for his favorite tequila cocktail.
By |May 9th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Photos: The View From Chicago’s New, Terrifying 94-Story Attraction


Tilt, a new attraction within Chicago’s John Hancock Center, provides vertigo-inducing views of the city’s skyline.
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An Insider’s Guide to Oakland’s Best Markets, Food Trucks and More


Gondola rides, historic markets and restored classic movie theaters are just a few reasons you should visit the East Bay’s busiest port city now.
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You Won’t Believe What’s in These Six Underwater Museums


Six galleries of submerged sculptures draw us under the sea in Florida, Cancún, Grenada, and beyond.
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The Best Cruise Ship Cabins For Families

A new breed of cruise ships offer enormous, well-designed suites and connecting cabins that can accommodate the entire family.
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Don’t Miss the Condé Nast Traveler Hot Line Booth in NYC


Starting tomorrow, Condé Nast Traveler editors will be answering your travel questions live, from an old-fashioned British telephone booth in New York City.
By |May 7th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Air France’s New First Class Seats Offer More Than Just Leg Room


Air France is the latest airline to offer travelers super-luxe first-class accommodations with its new “La Premiere” seats.
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Who Would’ve Thought Rickshaws Could Be So Fascinating? This Photographer

Greg Vore isn't your usual travel photographer. Sure, he's shot beautiful images of sprawling landscapes and interesting looking people, but the project that really drives him is a series ...
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Where James Beard Award–Winning Chefs Eat and Drink


Check out past Condé Nast Traveler interviews with 2014 James Beard Award winners.
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What’s in Jane Goodall’s Suitcase


Dr. Goodall is always on the road—and has been for the last 30 years. Find out the one thing she never forgets to pack (hint: its name is Mr. H).
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Get a Sneak Peek at the Met Museum’s New Costume Center


The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC debuts its revamped Costume Center, named after Condé Nast artistic director Anna Wintour, this week. We've got your sneak peek right here.
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The One Bag You Should Take On Safari

Civvy Kit Bag is made from soft yet nearly indestructible water-resistant materials, and comes with the blessing of a safari travel expert.
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What Are the Best Airport Lounge Perks?

Sometimes an unexpected perk can make the wait at an airport lounge just a bit more bearable. Here are some of our staff's favorites.
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Vote in the Readers’ Choice Survey and You Could Win an Amazing Trip


Want to weigh in on the next great American hotel? The best (and worst) airlines? The best islands in the world? Take Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Survey.
By |May 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Five-Minute City Guides: Copenhagen, Lima, and Shanghai

The hotel is spectacular, sure. But what about life outside its doors? Here are the places to go and things to see in Copenhagen, Lima, and Shanghai.
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Diving Sites to Put On Your Bucket List, Even if You Don’t Dive

Scuba expert Meg Austin offers her top 10 list of world-class dives around the world, from Antarctica to the Galapagos. Not a diver? These photos might convert us all.
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Our Featured Instagram Photographer’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest


Ever thought about taking a trip to the Pacific Northwest? We did just that and tapped our Instagram featured photographer Ruben Hughes to guide us through Seattle's backyard. 
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This San Francisco Chocolate Shop Puts Willy Wonka to Shame

San Francisco's Fog City News specializes in two very awesome things: magazines and chocolate.
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Apps That Will Make You Feel Like a Local, No Matter Where You Travel

No one likes to feel like a tourist. These apps put visitors on the inside track to the best food, music, historic sites, and culture in cities around the globe.
By |May 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Remote Beaches Worth the Trip

The beaches at the Hot List hotels are stunning, to be sure, but the beauty extends off-property as well. Visit remote stretches in Nicaragua, Thailand, Mexico, and more.
By |May 6th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

San Francisco’s Coolest Gallery Is Hidden In Plain Sight


The coolest place to see art in San Francisco isn’t a trendy gallery or an out-of-the-way loft; it’s behind a peephole in the Mission District.
By |May 5th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

5 Quirky Museums in Berlin That Locals Love


Berlin is home to myriad museums, including these fascinating smaller institutions, where you’ll likely find the city’s locals whiling away their weekends.
By |May 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Celebrating ‘Star Wars Day’ Around the Globe


All it takes is a lisp to turn the iconic Star Wars quote—“May the Force be with you”—into an international holiday celebrated on “May the 4th.”
By |May 4th, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

May’s Most Notable New Hotels


Here are ten new hotels—opening this month—that should be on your trip-planning radar.
By |May 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Paris’s Coolest New Boutique is Actually Scandinavian


La Trésorerie, a new Parisian boutique, sells wares from Scandinavian designers and serves Swedish food in an adjacent cafe.
By |May 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Drink In Style at the Best New Hotels

Find the best, most stylish bars in hotels from our Hot List 2014.
By |May 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Chefs of Instagram: Edible Flowers…And Insects


See what the world’s coolest chefs are Instagramming this week, including edible flowers and bagels with a cult following.
By |May 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Looking Back: 75 Years of L.A.’s Union Station

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Union Station in Los Angeles with old and new photos of the train depot.
By |May 3rd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

Travel the World Without Leaving D.C. During Embassy Open Houses

On May 3 and 10, 80 different embassies will welcome visitors with food, culture and more.
By |May 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler||Comments Off|

The Art of Being Alone

Part of the wonder of travel is encountering other people, other customs. But, as Paul Theroux reminds us, total seclusion is sometimes the most thrilling state of all.
By |May 2nd, 2014|Categories: features||Comments Off|

Sneak Peek at the Whitney Museum’s Future Site Near the High Line

See renderings and construction photos for the new Whitney Museum of American Art, opening in 2015.
By |May 2nd, 2014|Categories: daily-traveler|