The beauty of a city with so many things to do means that there are loads of attractions on hand for when the rain does start to fall or the fog lingers. London is home to many museums, theaters, shopping opportunities and, keep in mind the Thames river boats are covered. So let it rain on your vacation to London—you'll have a wonderful time.
Once you've seen Paris' most essential attractions, why not get out of the city for a day and find out what lies outside its limits? Several interesting and entertaining destinations, including chateaus, natural parks, and medieval fortifications, are within close reach of the city.
Paris boasts one of the world's safest and most efficient public transportation systems. While the metro subway system is extensive, it's generally safe and easy to use once you familiarize yourself with it a bit. Trains usually arrive on time; buses are well-appointed and spacious, and commuter express ("RER") trains service the city's most important stops in record time. What's not to love?
Tijuana is a large, modern, and colorful city. Its location in the top left corner of Mexico, right on the border of the United States south of San Diego makes it a popular spot for day trippers who just want to hop across the border to enjoy some Mexican color, eat some great food, and do a bit of shopping before heading back. But those who wish to spend more time will find that Tijuana has lots to offer beyond the main tourist drag. Here are some of our favorite activities to enjoy.
The Appalachian gateway to America’s most visited national park, little Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is home to just 6,000 permanent residents, but welcomes a whopping 10 million visitors each year. Defined by the gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains, cozy cabin accommodations, family-friendly attractions and wholesome entertainment steeped in Southern Hospitality, Pigeon Forge appeals to travelers of all ages and interests. Here are 10 of the best things to do while you’re in town.
Today more than half of Egypt's population lives in the Nile Delta. Its lush farmland is intersected by peaceful waterways that provide a respite from the desert landscapes of the south; while its busy towns give an insight into modern Egyptian life. If you have been to tourist hotspots like Luxor and Abu Simbel before or simply like the idea of stepping off the beaten track, consider venturing north into the Nile Delta instead.
Big museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Louvre and the Museum of Modern Art rank highest for the most hashtags on Instagram. However, this list has curated to highlight the museums where you'll capture the best, most original and most interesting photos for your feed.
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With over 250 registered art institutions, the city of London is one of the world’s greatest cultural capitals. The city’s iconic museums are a huge draw—especially for first-time visitors. Exploring these intellectual landmarks of art and history in person is not only a priceless experience but also a free one: Baring special temporary exhibitions, most of London’s national museums are completely free of charge. So without cost to worry about, these are the must-see museums for art lovers.
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The United States is home to some of the most sophisticated art museums in the world and houses some of the most famous works of art. From Leonardo da Vinci to Roy Lichtenstein, every artistic era and medium is represented in museums throughout the country.
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Los Angeles is a bona fide LGBTQ mecca, and visitors and locals alike are spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment, attractions, culture, restaurants, and of course bars and nightlife. After all, this is ground base for the entertainment industry, and it’s relatively common to spot a "Drag Race" queen (out of drag, of course) or Hollywood name (maybe openly gay, maybe more discreetly so) while imbibing a drink. Here are our top 15 picks of where to go.
Beyond its renowned beaches and over a thousand miles of coastline, the Dominican Republic is home to stunning mountain ranges, offshore islands, lakes and waterfalls, offering plenty to do outdoors. With the addition of its unique cuisine and culture, this destination is one of the most interesting places to visit in the Caribbean.
While you explore the heritage sights, religious institutions, and Tel Aviv party scene during your visit, don’t forget to stop along the way to try some of Israel’s tastiest dishes. Need help going beyond hummus and pita? We’re here to guide. Here are eleven of the best foods to try on your next trip to the holy land.
South Africa is the archetypal water lover’s paradise. Whether you want to be by the sea, on the sea, or even under it, there are countless ways to get your ocean fix—including snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and surfing. Swimming is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to enjoy the water, and many of South Africa’s best beaches are tailor-made for taking the plunge. Here are ten of the country's unbeatable swimming beaches.
Did you know that aquarium scuba diving – and snorkeling – with fish is offered at several aquariums in the U.S., as well as in other countries around the world too? Some "snorkel with the fish" experiences are open to travelers age six and older, while a scuba certification required for most dives. These activities open up the opportunities for adventurous travelers to plumb the depths of an ocean environment, without ever actually stepping foot in the sea. Here's where you can go.
Everyone knows the Big Easy is big on booze. Most bars are open 24 hours a day, and it’s perfectly legal to take your drink with you when you leave an establishment. Just be sure to put it in a go-cup, which you can usually find by the door. Whether...
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In a city known for superlatives, you’ll find eye-popping architecture on every corner. From the world’s tallest tower and most luxurious hotel to space-age structures that defy gravity, discover 10 of the coolest works of architecture in Dubai.
As Spain's capital and most happening city, Madrid offers a bar scene that perfectly blends traditional Spanish heritage with sleek, contemporary vibes. From the no-frills neighborhood watering holes populated by Madrid's abuelos to chic, avant-garde...
Historically, this New York City neighborhood was known for its lively LGBTQ scene. While there are still many gay bars and residents the neighborhood is now also known for its upscale food and bars, the High Line, and its over 200 art galleries. A perfect day in Chelsea consists of a hearty brunch followed by strolling around the neighborhood, stopping in the parks, shops, and galleries. Here is what not to miss on your visit to New York City's Chelsea neighborhood.
Until a few years ago, Qatar was known mostly as a tax-free location for foreign workers (who still make up more than 85 percent of the country's 2.4 million residents) or a transit airport for long-haul flights between east and west. More recently, the country has reinvented itself into a veritable art hub, a desert tourist destination with luxurious hotels and world-class restaurants, and a sporting venue which will host the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
At times it can be easy to forget New York City is made of islands. But the city and its five boroughs are connected by almost 2,000 bridges and tunnels. Numerous bridges are engineering marvels. Others have a rich history. While the bridges are fun to look at, you can also walk, run, or ride your bike across dozens of them. Others you can go over via car or subway. Regardless of how you explore them, they offer exceptional views of the city you don't want to miss.