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25 Trips of a Lifetime

Exploring the “lost city” of Petra, a walking safari in Zambia, a cruise to Antarctica: This isn’t your average trip. Take your family vacation to the next level with 25 destinations worthy of your bucket-list. Santorini If there were...

World’s Top 10 Islands

Whether you crave culture, adventure, or simply kicking back on a beach with a cold cocktail, at least one of these islands is sure to be an ideal destination.  And should you be willing to spend time in the air in order to land near the sea...

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water...

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea. To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you’re at it...

The World’s Most Tourist-friendly...

Tourist service infrastructure doesn’t sound very exciting, but a country’s readiness to greet visitors can make or break a vacation. In the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report, 136 countries are ranked...

The Best New Hotels in the World

At the end of every year, we at Travel + Leisure are busy taking stock of the past 12 months and putting together the It List, our annual collection of the best new hotels around the globe. This year, the competition was fiercer than ever...

Friendliest Cities on Earth

Expect plenty of warmth and hospitality in these congenial cities. “The locals showed us so much about their amazing culture, and welcomed us with open arms,” remarked one traveler about a trip to Auckland, one of the friendliest...

The Most Colorful Places on Earth

Lose yourself in color in these landscapes around the world, from pink lakes in the Caribbean to the neon lights of Tokyo. You can find color wherever you go, but there are some places that leave more vivid memories than others. If you’re...

The Best Places for Women to Travel Solo

We looked at safety rankings and accessibility to determine our list of the top cities for a solo female traveler. Three years ago, I sat on the wooden chair in the back of Randi Bjellands’ kitchen in Norway, waiting. And waiting. A gentleman...

The Best Secret Beaches on Earth

These beach hideaways are understated, unexpected, and—at least for now—under the radar. Even for die-hard swimmers, surfers, and sunbathers, sometimes a day at the beach is anything but. You know the drill: too many people, too much noise...

The 100 Best Hotels in the World

From luxe adventure lodges to intimate inns to grand city hotels, these are the planet’s best places to stay. The farther, the better. That’s one big takeaway from this year’s list of best hotels in the world, as decided by Travel +...

25 Secret European Villages

Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul. A few winters ago, my family and I checked into a restored 17th-century estate in the tiny town of Lower...

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

Angra dos Reis, Brazil Brazil’s visa waiver during the Olympics was a success for one big reason: it encouraged travel beyond the big cities. The tourism board hopes to bring back the waiver, and if you’re planning to take advantage, save...

These New Resorts in the Maldives Are Heaven...

From the headlines, you wouldn’t guess that the Maldives is an excellent place to go in 2017. This island nation of just 375,000 citizens, spread across 26 atolls in the Indian Ocean, has come in for a tough reckoning of late, and not without...

Aero Vodochody Completes Training of the...

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the first group of Iraqi Air Force pilots completed their training on the L-159 aircraft as part of a contract between AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and the Iraqi Ministry of Defence. The graduation ceremony for...