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15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

Shutterstock/holboxUtah’s Arches National Park has some awe-inspiring terrain. The weather may be warmer in the summer, but camping in the fall often means escaping crowds and exploring stunning natural sites in peace.  We’ve put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.  From the dramatic landscape of […]

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The 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

Shutterstock/luckyraccoonThe Toledo station in Naples, Italy, is filled with incredible artwork. In countries around the world, public transportation systems have been transformed into stunning spaces.  With grand chandeliers, architectural designs, and light projections, these metro stations will make your commute anything but boring.  We’ve put together a collection of the most awe-striking metro stations around […]

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The 15 best hotels in Mexico

Four Seasons Punta MitaThe Four Seasons Punta Mita has an excellent beachfront location. Mexico is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world, and it’s home to some incredible hotels. We recently published a list of the best hotels in the world, and several of the top properties are in Mexico. So we decided […]

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The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

Sebastian.gone.archi / Getty It’s starting to get chillier, and there’s arguably nothing more cozy than curling up with a good book.  The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.  Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books […]

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The best coffee shop in every state

Google EarthBoxcar Coffee Roasters is the best coffee shop in Colorado. Forget Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts. Every state has its beloved local haunt where you can grab a cup of joe or a foamy masterpiece of latte art and unwind. Today is National Coffee Day, so we’re honoring some of the best coffee shops around the US. […]

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15 awesome fall beers you can only get during Oktoberfest

Reuters/Leonhard FoegerCelebrate Oktoberfest with an unforgettable pint. For a limited time, breweries across the world are whipping up special-edition blends to commemorate Oktoberfest, the annual celebration of German culture and beer. Our friends at Graphiq looked at awards and reviews from RateBeer and BeerAdvocate to find the best possible brews for the occasion.  With notes of […]

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19 types of tapas you should eat in Spain

Shutterstock/VisionsiGambas al ajillo are fresh prawns doused in olive oil, chili, and garlic. Small in size but full of flavor, tapas offer diners the chance to explore myriad dishes without feeling stuffed. There’s a huge variety of savory, sweet, and spicy tapas to taste across Spain.  From succulent prawns cooked in garlic and chili peppers to […]

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America’s 20 most expensive cities for renters

Shutterstock/Radoslaw LecykOakland, California’s population increase has caused rents to jump in 2015. Thanks to new development projects and a workforce flooded with millennials who’d rather rent than buy, major US cities are seeing increases in rent prices. In its National Rent Report, residential real-estate rental website Zumper analyzed 1 million active, one-bedroom listings to find the most expensive […]

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America’s 50 best new restaurants, according to Bon Appétit magazine

Facebook/Kindred Restaurant Get ready to add some fresh faces to your restaurant bucket list. Every year, Bon Appétit magazine curates a “Hot 10 list of America’s Best New Restaurants,” and the 2015 nominees have just been announced. Editors Andrew Knowlton and Julia Kramer traveled around the country in search of the 50 most exceptional restaurants, from European-style fine dining to casual neighborhood favorites. The […]

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The best steakhouses in all 50 states

YelpWarning: You will crave steak after you read this. Quality steakhouses are peppered throughout every state in America, but in every pond there’s one giant, beefy fish that stands out from the rest.  We collaborated with Foursquare to find the top steakhouses in every state (plus D.C.) based on what Foursquare-savvy diners think. The restaurants were chosen using an algorithm […]