Activities

Award-winning architecture: 22 of the world’s most stunning new buildings

Award-winning architecture: 22 of the world’s most stunning new buildings

Covering a whopping 90 categories, Architizer's 3rd annual A+ Awards highlight the best in modern building design
Hey, tourists, leave them monks alone!

Hey, tourists, leave them monks alone!

Tourism meets tradition: Monks at a Myanmar monastery aren't happy about becoming a tourist attraction
Don't look down! Rio statue guy's guide to taking epic selfies

Don't look down! Rio statue guy's guide to taking epic selfies

Lee Thompson, the man behind the Rio Christ the Redeemer statue selfie, offers his top tips for taking arm's-length artworks
Thailand greets New Year with world's biggest water fight

Thailand greets New Year with world's biggest water fight

Thailand's three-day Songrkan festival is now underway. Here's a peek at the watery madness
Why you should travel to Cuba before it looks like everywhere else

Why you should travel to Cuba before it looks like everywhere else

Cuba is not like other places, or rather, not like anywhere that exists today
11 of America's most spectacular libraries

11 of America's most spectacular libraries

Try keeping your eyes on the page in these amazing temples devoted to the written word
The hottest thing on Game of Thrones: The scenery

The hottest thing on Game of Thrones: The scenery

Sexier than the sex scenes, the backdrops to the fantasy series make a stunning travel wish list
Blossoming buildings: 10 of the world's most beautiful sky gardens

Blossoming buildings: 10 of the world's most beautiful sky gardens

Proof that every urban space could do with a bit more jungle
Thailand's Koh Phayam: “Like Koh Samui in the 70s”

Thailand's Koh Phayam: “Like Koh Samui in the 70s”

Travelers head to Koh Phayam to find the good old Thailand they remember -- well-discovered yet unpolluted
Dream or nightmare? The place where every day is like Christmas

Dream or nightmare? The place where every day is like Christmas

Can't wait until December 25? One luxury Lapland company is offering year-round yuletide
Finally! New York's One World Observatory gets an opening date

Finally! New York's One World Observatory gets an opening date

Tickets go on sale Wednesday for those who want to be among the first to check out the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere
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From swanky oceanfront resorts to redwood-lined camping shores, the Golden State's 840 miles of coastline offer beaches for everyone

CULINARY JOURNEYS

San Sebastian's top restaurants show us why this small Spanish town is a global culinary capital