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Foreign drivers should be more cautious on...

In several days, the Czech police will start distributing flyers to foreign drivers. According to the statistics, last year they caused 7689 accidents on roads with 48 lethal outcomes. It accounts for nine percent of all victims of the road...

OF TRAVELLING ACROSS EUROPE IN SUMMER 2020

“Pack your face masks, keep proper distance and discover the New Normal” The motto of Summer 2020 could be “Tell me how to wear my face mask and I will tell you who you are” which seems to be the newly adapted intercultural golden rule: “When...

The 10 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid When...

Sam Shank, cofounder and CEO of top-rated booking app HotelTonight, is here to help make sure you never make these common mistakes upon hotel check-in or checkout. Editor’s Note: Travel might be complicated right now, but use our inspirational...

The 10 Oldest Restaurants in the World Are...

The oldest restaurant in the world has served both Mozart and Clint Eastwood. Every year there’s some new food trend that seems to sweep the internet. Remember when cupcakes were all the rage? Rainbow grilled cheeses? How about the cronut? But...

12 Best Islands for Retirement

When defining anything as “the best,” retirement destinations included, it’s necessary to understand the criteria along with considerations of personal needs and tastes. To some, the best is the most luxurious and indulgent regardless of price...

These are the 10 most visited castles this...

Czech castles and chateaux saw the best July attendance in years, despite few foreign tourists Domestic tourism of Czech historical landmarks is up due to the coronavirus, but the increase won’t be enough to cover the losses caused by the...

How to Prepare for Summer Camping in the...

Even though the Czech Republic probably isn’t the first destination that comes to your mind when talking about summer camping, you’d be surprised to learn how many campers actually go there every single year. Camping enthusiasts from around the...

See the World’s Most Famous Landmarks From...

Imagine waking up, opening your curtains, and looking out at the Eiffel Tower. What about the gleaming white tiles of the Sydney Opera House or the sun-drenched Giza Pyramids? For many, visiting the world’s most iconic landmarks is a catalyst...

10 Tips for Staying Safe in a Hotel This...

Experts weigh in and share their advice for safely staying in a hotel during the COVID-19 pandemic. As we approach yet another month of the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be developing a bit of cabin fever. That coupled with businesses beginning...

The Top 25 Islands in the World

This year’s World’s Best Awards survey closed on March 2, just before widespread stay-at-home orders were implemented as a result of COVID-19. The results reflect our readers’ experiences before the pandemic, but we hope that this year’s...

A Country-by-country Guide to Europe’s...

A breakdown of every country in Europe and its plans to open. When COVID-19 spread throughout the world, its impact on Europe spanned the entire continent. While Italy was one of the first countries in Europe to become an epicenter for the...

Is It Safe to Fly Right Now? Here’s...

We spoke with medical, aviation, and travel experts to answer the question of whether or not it’s safe to fly right now. The answer is complicated and comes with caveats. After months of stay-at-home orders and closed borders, cities around the...

5 Expert Tips for Wearing a Face Mask in the...

Here’s expert advice for staying cool and healthy this summer while guarding against coronavirus. In most areas of the country, summer brings hot, humid weather, which can make wearing a face mask nearly unbearable. If you’re out in...

One in Eight Museums Might Not Reopen After...

As museums around the world begin to reopen some are still figuring out their futures. One thing is for certain: Life after coronavirus will look very different. Since lockdown measures have forced many businesses, restaurants, and other public...

Airplane Cabin Designers Unveil Potential...

As coronavirus has tremendously impacted the aviation industry, it’s likely that when the pandemic subsides there will be a significant difference as to how planes ensure a new standard of safety. When it comes to a solution to being in a...

5 Epic Bucket-list Trips You Can Plan and...

These once-in-a-lifetime trips require careful advance planning. What are your long-term travel plans? For frequent travelers the world seems a bleak place at the moment. COVID-19 is not forever, yet it’s making it hard to plan anything. So why...

5 Ways Luxury Travel Will Change After the...

Merely months ago, the notion of luxury travel encompassed all the standard prerequisites: exclusivity, limited access to the few, remoteness, opulence, pristine nature, and of course, top-notch luxe experiences. Now that we’re well into this...

Spot Dolphins in the Ocean With These...

There are few things more soothing than sitting on the beach, right on the ocean’s edge and watching the waves crash over and over again. The only thing sweeter is spotting a pod of dolphins, a whale, seal, or even a friendly otter swim by...

5 Reasons Why Czech Tourists Love Croatia

Everyone’s summer plans have come to a sudden, grinding halt as the entire world is now going through a health crisis due to the pandemic. That, however, is no reason to completely forego your future plans and to discover the finest spots to...

PRAGUE AIRPORT RECORDS 88 PERCENT DROP IN...

Traffic at Prague airport has been steadily declining since a state of emergency was introduced on March 12 and since the Czech Republic’s borders were closed, Czech Radio reported this week. During the last week of March alone, traffic fell by...

12 Virtual Walking Trails Around the World...

Be whisked away to the mountains of Switzerland or the rugged Oregon coastline. In a matter of weeks, the terms shelter in place, self-isolation, and quarantine have become buzzwords, giving definition to many people’s new reality: staying home...

See the Most Colorful Tulip Fields in the...

You can’t smell them, but you can certainly see this colorful spectacle at home. If you can’t go see the spring flowers, the spring flowers can now come to you — virtually. Coronavirus has affected millions (if not billions) around the...

100+ Fun Things to Do at Home Right Now...

Here are tons of fun things to do at home for the entire family. It’s safe to say things are understandably weird right now. As the world reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the planet are staying home, quarantining, and practicing...

5 Reasons Why Oceania Should be on Your...

At stressful times like these, planning your dream vacation is one of the best ways to let go of anxiety and put yourself in a good mood. Regardless of whether you’re suffering from a bad case of out-of-control wanderlust or just want some...

Stuck at Home? These 12 Famous Museums Offer...

Experience the best museums from London to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. Going into a self-quarantine can have many complex issues and complications beyond having enough food and supplies for two weeks. In terms of entertainment, it...

5 Best Spring Activities for Outdoors...

Spending your free time in the open is so much better than being stuck at home all day long. Not only will this give you an opportunity to boost your health – both mental and physical health – but it will also encourage you to start...

15 Places You Can Stay for Free Around the...

Traveling the world can get pricey, which is why it’s great when you can find free accommodation. Whether you’re looking to hike through America’s national parks or score a night at a luxury hotel, there are some ways you can do it all for free...

It List 2020: Picks of the Best New Hotels...

A great hotel offers more than merely a place to rest your head and stow your stuff between sightseeing excursions. A truly standout property can offer new insight into a beloved place; bring fresh energy to a been-there, done-that...

10 Cheap Beach Vacations the Whole Family...

Nothing says summer like a trip to the beach. Beach vacations are the classic family vacation, but they’re also great for romantic getaways, trips with friends, or even solo trips. Whether you want to relax with your toes in the sand or...

The Best New Hotels to Book Around the World...

The new year is here, and from the number of recent and planned hotel openings, it’s clear that the hospitality industry is booming. A few trends became apparent as we gathered details on new hotels and resorts around the world. The focus on...

Where to Stay, Eat, and Play in Tokyo for...

Everything you need to know about the best neighborhoods to stay in for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The year 2020 may mark the beginning of a new decade, but perhaps most importantly, a new Olympic season. And while the Summer 2020 Olympics is...

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month...

Have a destination on your bucket list that’s just out of your budget? You might be able to book that trip for less than you think, depending on the time of year you visit. For example, go to Japan in the winter, not during cherry blossom...

How to See the Northern Lights in Iceland in...

Iceland is one of the best places in the world to see the aurora borealis, or northern lights. Here, at 65° N on the southern edge of the Arctic Circle, you can see auroras almost every night (and in warmer temperatures than other viewing...

The World’s Most Popular Attractions of...

If you want to see the Colosseum in Rome, you better get in line, as it was just named the most popular tourist attraction on TripAdvisor. The travel booking website compiled its annual list of most booked attractions, and it turns out, the...

Pantone’s Color of the Year Is a...

Recently, the color experts at Pantone released their color of the year for 2020. And, once again, the company proved it wants everyone to go sit by the ocean and chill out. In 2019, the company chose “Coral” as the it color we all needed in...

Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens Has the...

Sure, the Christmas spirit can be felt just about anywhere, but if you’re looking to really bathe in the glory of the holiday season it’s time to head to Tivoli Gardens. The stunning garden located in Copenhagen is celebrating its 26th annual...

5 Ways to Visit Antarctica, From Photography...

Antarctica is beyond the boundaries of civilization, beyond the limits of imagination and — for most practical vacationers — beyond the realm of possibility. It exists more as an abstract collage of penguins, glaciers and icebergs than it does...

See, Taste, and Discover the Best of India

Each year, the reader’s of Travel+Leisure head to the polls to vote on their favorite countries, islands, hotels, and more as part of our World’s Best Awards. Reader wisdom is an invaluable resource both for us here at T+L, and for you, so you...

Australia: Destination of the Year 2020

While some things have remained constant in the land Down Under — the exuberant hospitality, the otherworldly scenery — there’s now a fresh energy spreading across the country. New experiences and hotels have opened up less-frequented...

6 Best Travel Destinations in Asia for First...

With so many breathtaking places to visit, Asia is undoubtedly one of the most desired destinations. Asian countries offer a unique blend of cultures, cuisines, and traditions, not to be experienced anywhere else in the world. Every year, the...

30 Haunted Places to Visit Around the World

With the crisp fall air come the perfect conditions for visiting the scariest, spookiest and best haunted places in the world. While some haunted houses can seem a little hokey — filled with actors dressed as ghouls, goblins, mad scientists...

This Is the Scientific Reason Flying Makes...

We’ve all stepped off the jet bridge feeling tired, groggy, or ready to practically drop on the floor and take a nap in the middle of a terminal. At least, most of us have. Traveling can make anyone tired, though it affects some people more...

THE MOST DANGEROUS AND SAFEST PLACES IN THE...

The study gathered information based on 50 most visited destinations around the world. The study shows countries ranked on their level of danger, besed on many criterias such as whether women are safe at walking at night or legal discrimination...

Do Pilots Actually Avoid Flying Over the...

The Bermuda Triangle has always been shrouded in mystery. It’s a place of alien abductions, strange disappearances, and ghostly sightings, so naturally people get a little nervous when they think about flying over it. What is the Bermuda...

How to avoid being pickpocketed

Just because something’s never happened to you doesn’t mean it never will. Travel host extraordinaire Rick Steves revealed in a blog post this week that — despite an estimated 4,000 days of travel under his belt and despite never having been...

The Can’t-miss Sights in 20 National...

When brothers Jim and Will Pattiz visited their first national park four years ago, their lives changed forever. “Stepping foot inside a national park is like stepping into another planet, it’s just otherworldly,” Will told Travel + Leisure...

How to Travel the World on a Budget

Do you want to travel the world full-time but just can’t figure out how people do it on such a tight budget? Well, we’re here to give you some insight into the world of budget travel and how you can do it too. Keep these tips in mind and you’ll...

The Demand for Vegan Food Tours Is Growing —...

The rise in plant-based eating has inevitably led to more demand for vegan food tours around the world. From 2014 to 2017, the United States alone saw a whopping 500-percent increase in people identifying as vegan — and this isn’t counting the...

Greece/365-day destination

The mild sweet climate of fall in Greece is what makes short journeys to the sea and the mountains so tempting. The country’s landscape is in transition, from its summer to its autumn look. Read up on the renowned destinations that we gathered...

Want to Avoid Bad Weather All Year Round...

Bad weather can certainly put a damper on any trip. However, if you’re a savvy planner, you can find “perfect” weather pretty much any time of the year, depending on where you go, Lonely Planet reported. Reservations.com created a globe...

Where is the most expensive place to live?

It’s the Cayman Islands, according to data collected from thousands of expats around the world. The cost of living in the capital George Town is 41% more expensive than New York. The other most expensive countries include Bermuda, Switzerland...

The Best Place to Live in 2019

If you’re on the move and hunting for a new place to call “home” a new study has a suggestion for you: Clarksville, Tennessee. On Monday, MONEY unveiled its list of the best places to live in 2019. According to its rather scientific study, the...

9 Weird Things That Happen to Your Body When...

It’s more than just jet lag and popping ears. When your flight touches down in another city, state, or country, it may feel like the journey is just beginning, but for your body, the adventure started when you boarded your flight (unless flight...

The Best Places to Travel in November

November is a month of transitions: weather is cooling in most places, and as the days move towards Thanksgiving, momentum picks up and we’re rushing headlong into the winter holidays. It could be a good time for a trip, whether you’re looking...

These Are the World’s Safest Cities in...

We spend so much time, money, and energy planning a vacation, so it should be a given that where we go should also give us a sense of security as well. If you’re looking for a great destination where you can also get peace of mind when it comes...

The Top 10 Cities in Central and South...

Our readers had heaps of praise for the best cities in Central and South America, but one word came up repeatedly: beauty. With their mix of old and new, these places continue to entrance Travel + Leisure readers. Every year for our World’s...

These Are the World’s Best Restaurants...

For the first time ever, Travel + Leisure and Food & Wine have partnered on an ambitious and exciting new platform — curated by one anonymous critic, who journeyed around the world to discover the best restaurants that travelers must visit...

THINGS TO DO IN ICELAND (THE MUST DO LIST!)

Iceland is an incredible destination, unlike any other. Whether you’re making a once-in-a-lifetime trip or you visit every year, you’ll want to make the most of your time on holiday. But in this fascinating country of glaciers, mountains...

Why Finland Is Consistently the Happiest...

“It’s the way life is lived in those countries.” If you’re feeling low, it may be time to book a trip to Finland. The results of the seventh annual World Happiness Report have revealed that residents of Finland are the happiest in the...

Best Beaches in Italy

There’s plenty to recommend Italy already: The rolling hills of Tuscany , the canals of Venice, the charm of Cinque Terre, the wine and food of…well, everywhere. After all, there’s a reason it’s consistently ranked among the most-visited...

The Top 100 Hotels in the World

Travel + Leisure readers explore far and wide, and the hotels that impress them reflect not only their high standards but also their ever-expanding sense of curiosity and adventure. This year’s list of the top 100 hotels in the world reflects...

How to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

The world has many different customs, cultures, foods, languages, and, of course, currencies. While navigating food and language can be an adventure, showing up unprepared to pay for your yurt rental in Mongolia or for a Fair Isle sweater in...

5 Stunning Places You’ve Probably...

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new. Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted territory is becoming increasingly rare in this Instagram-saturated world. However, if you...

10 Gorgeous Islands for Your Next Postcard...

Most people think of islands as havens for swimming, sunning and seafood. And while many are, the world’s best islands offer so much more. From world-class whiskey to extraordinary wildlife, from natural wonders to historic attractions — these...

The Best Places to Travel in June

The month of June gracefully straddles spring and summer, in most places a month of transition with changing weather and the realization that summer vacation is almost here. Whether the coming season means time off from school or work, travel...

What Really Happens When You Don’t...

 Cell phone use on planes has been heavily debated as the airline industry attempts to keep up with ever-changing technology. It’s standard practice to be told by flight attendants to switch devices to airplane mode during transit; but what...

5 Must-Have Fashion Items for a Summer...

Summer is almost around the corner, and if you can’t wait for this amazing season to arrive already – welcome to the club, you definitely aren’t the only one! Here’s a list of five must-have fashion items every girl should get for her summer...

These Are the Most Common Items People...

 Let other people’s forgetfulness inform your packing list. Even packing ahead of time (and not half an hour before heading for the airport) is not a foolproof method for ensuring you don’t forget something. And just as frequently...

These Are the World’s 10 Best Cities...

 If you’re looking to live in a place with affordable housing, ample work opportunities, and a reasonably pleasant environment, then it’s time to pack your bags and move to London. According to a global survey conducted by Resonance, a...

Best New Hotels in the World

Every year, Travel + Leisure‘s editors reach out to our network of hospitality professionals, trusted writers, and hotel addicts in search of the finest new (and newly reimagined) properties around the globe. We then log tens of thousands...

The Ultimate Travel Packing Checklist

It’s all about losing the kilos – a happy traveler packs little and buys on the run for the odd unexpected, like an impromptu high tea with the Queen. Talk to any seasoned traveler and the more they travel, the less they pack. The globetrotter...

Air France Is Offering Free Flights to Paris...

On Monday evening, a massive fire engulfed the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France. Firefighters immediately rushed to the scene. Though they were unable to save the famed Catholic landmark’s spire, the building’s main structure remained...

The Best Places to Travel in April

In April, signs of spring are all around us — warmer days, daffodils poking their yellow petals through the soil, and in a few places, cherry blossoms. Winter sports lovers: there’s still snow in northern locales including Lake Tahoe, where you...

11 Best Locations to Be a Digital Nomad in...

Although you’ve probably seen plenty of headlines predicting “1 billion digital nomads by 2035,” it’s difficult to know how many there actually are. This is at least partly because there’s no international digital nomad census. What’s more...

5 Destinations Every Craft Beer Lover Should...

Why is craft beer the new trend that everyone seems to be loving? Is it because it’s unusual? Is it because it’s a tastier option for drinking beer or because of something else? Be as it may, drinking craft beer is very popular, especially...

This Is the Best Cruise Destination in the...

If you’re looking for the ultimate cruise destination, one place just took the top spot in the cruise industry’s Wave Awards: Greece. The U.K.-based awards recognize the best of the cruise industry, from the best locations to the...

Forget Mykonos and Santorini — Syros is the...

Syros may lack the white-sand wonders of its more popular neighbors. But for a certain kind of in-the-know traveler, that’s precisely its appeal. As my husband, Emilio, and I lay on the deck of our Airbnb, I realized I’d run out of time to...

Tourists Now Have to Pay an Entrance Fee...

Here’s why Venice is going to charge admission. We’re used to paying admission fees to enter tourist attractions and amusement parks, but paying to enter a city is a new concept to most. After seeing an estimated 25 million visitors each...

Spain Has a Secret Ski Valley Hidden on Its...

—and the food and wine are every bit as good as you’d expect. If champagne breakfasts and hearty dinners in mountain villages sound like your scene, you may want to consider the Spanish Pyrenees for your next ski trip. There Tom Robbins...

31 Brilliant Ways to Actually Use Your...

If you travel and own a camera or smartphone, it’s safe to say you return home from vacation with hundreds of snapshots. Or thousands. Some destinations are just really, really ridiculously good-looking. As for the fate of these travel photos...

The Best Long Weekend Getaways for Couples

Want to spice things up in your relationship? Get out of town. Nothing keeps the sparks flying quite like traveling together. Navigating new places with your significant other while spending quality one-on-one time is a great way to deepen your...

13 Super Charming European Cities Well Worth...

If you’re visiting a major European destination, take a day or two to visit one of these under-the-radar and easy-to-get-to smaller cities. You’d have to have a heart of stone not to be moved by the little streets of Paris, the palaces of...

5 Tips for Traveling Solo After Retirement

As a chronological leader in the cohort of Baby Boomers who are now retiredor thinking seriously about it, I’m happy to say that I have the resources and appetite for travel. Time is no longer a constraint, but there are others, of course...

10 Must-Visit Wellness Destinations in 2019

Continuing the trend of health and fitness we’ve seen take over the world in 2018, this year should be even more imbued with wonderful visits to some of the finest wellness-focused destinations out there. After all, there will be even more spa...

The Best Places to Travel in February

Winter is moving along, so if you haven’t dusted off the skis or taken advantage of the warm outerwear you’ve received as gifts or bought for yourself, it’s time to plan a trip to a snowy destination. Vail is not only a classic ski city with...

8 Dream Trips to Take in 2019 — and Exactly...

Glamp by the Grand Canyon Exploring one of our most sought-after landmarks is a great bucket-list trip that doesn’t require an international flight. Travelers from all over the world flock to the Grand Canyon, so if you can make it happen with...

Pilots and Flight Attendants Reveal 15...

Whether you get on a plane once a year or once a week, there are probably still a few things you don’t know about flying. From weird safety features to what happens if someone dies on a plane, there are plenty of hidden aspects to life...

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2019

Ask the Travel + Leisure staff where we want to travel in 2019, and most of us will answer, honestly, where don’t we? When it comes to compiling our annual year-end list of the places we’re most excited about in the coming months, narrowing...

10 of the Best Road Trips in the World

There’s something rather magical about roads. Some of the world’s most beautiful roads are not that visited simply because of where they lead, but that doesn’t make them destinations we shouldn’t see at least once in our lifetime. And even...

Japan: Destination of the Year

The Land of the Rising Sun is the world’s fastest-growing travel destination, and it’s not hard to see why. It has the electric energy of Tokyo and the enduring beauty of Kyoto. The country’s ancient customs continue to fascinate, and its chefs...

The World’s Biggest Airport Will Open in 2019

Beijing’s new airport is set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters. The Beijing New Airport, opening in the southern Daxing district in 2019, will serve as a way to meet the growing needs of air transport in Beijing and enhance...

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Bawah Reserve To stay at Bawah Island is to experience a corner of the planet completely untouched by modern civilisation. A cluster of five islands and three crystal clear aquamarine lagoons, with a total of 13 beaches, Bawah was totally...

This Might Be the Best Country to Experience...

In college, I studied American history. The Vietnam War is an integral part of that story, and it has always been a prominent event in my mind. My parents got married in 1969, and while my dad didn’t fight in Vietnam, both he and my mom...

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Odzala Discovery Camps Deep in the world’s second largest rainforest a safari experience like no other awaits. Odzala Discovery Camps operates three highly exclusive camps in the Congo’s Odzala Kokoua National Park, each positioned to showcase...

These Are the 10 Fastest-growing Travel...

Europe and Africa are the regions seeing the fastest increases in international tourist arrivals, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s 2018 Tourism Highlights. The report, which looked at international tourism arrivals...

The Trip You Should Take This Fall, Based on...

Many aspects of your life can impact your travel preferences — a valuable lesson we all learn the more we trek. We choose destinations, lodging, and excursions using a number of factors like budget, timing, and what we hope to get out of the...