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onefinestay.com Now Offers Private Apartment Stays in Paris, London, NYC, and L.A.
onefinestay—which is kind of like airbnb.com’s wealthy Auntie Mame—offers posh private apartments for short-term rentals.  If you're a well-heeled travele... Read More
Salem Witches Curse Shutdown
While international tourists are shaking their collective fists at the closed gates of National Parks, another faction within the travel industry is grapp... Read More
Release the Kraken? Ginormous Squid Washes Up on Spanish Beach
They are the stuff of Norse and Greek legends, but now Spain has its own claim on the mythology of sea monsters. Last week, a giant squid washed up on La... Read More
"The Rubber Duck" Makes U.S. Debut in Pittsburgh
Move over penguins, there’s a new bird in Steel Town.Currently floating down the Allegheny River is a 40-foot-tall (and 30-foot-wide) inflatable yellow du... Read More
Oscar de la Renta Designs Bath Amenities for Peninsula Hotels
We’ve discovered a new—and very fabulous—set of bath amenities to pilfer. This fall, Peninsula Hotels will introduce a custom collection of soaps, shampoo... Read More
Not Just for St. Pauli Girls Anymore: Dirndls All the Rage at Oktoberfests
If you’re going to an Oktoberfest this year, you might suddenly think the place is overrun with waitresses—those women wearing traditional dirndl outfits ... Read More
Trip Doctor: How Can I Tell If My Vacation Apartment Rental Is Legal?
Question from Alison Frank, Washington, D.C. A: The boom in short-term apartment rentals, fueled by companies such as Airbnb, FlipKey, and HomeAway, has ... Read More
Tips for Antiquing from Interior Designer Stephen Sills
Anna Wintour. Vera Wang. Tina Turner. The client list of interior designer Stephen Sills reads like a who’s who of the style world. Since the 1980’s, Sill... Read More
Sweepstakes: Discover Your Own Hawaiian Island
Are you more of the Maui-type? Or maybe you’re a Kauai? Each Hawaiian island is unique when it comes to style, experience, culture, and personality—not u... Read More
“Archtober” Celebrates Design and Architecture in New York City
In New York City, incredible feats of architecture and design are all around us (like the New Museum, above)…if only we’d look up from our cell phones to ... Read More
Nancy Novogrod, Editor-in-Chief, on Seeing the World Through T+L
Twenty years ago last Friday I arrived at Travel + Leisure. I had been the editor in chief of House & Garden; a book editor at Clarkson Potter; and, f... Read More
Guthrie Theater Announces New Playcare Program for Kids
I think the last time I went to the theater was in 2010. (Slightly embarrassing given I live in New York City.) But every parent knows how it goes; someho... Read More
Five Things We Love About the New Kindle Paperwhite
The one gadget I can no longer travel without? My e-reader. But now that I’ve seen the new generation of Kindle Paperwhites, I’m thinking it might be time... Read More
Guess Where? Red Shutters
Can you guess where this picture was taken? Head over to our Facebook page and leave your guesses there. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Mat... Read More
JFK Anniversary: Welcome to ConspiracyCon?
Will “The 50th”—as organizers call Dallas’ upcoming observance of the JFK assassination, 50 years ago this November—be a somber remembrance of a dark day ... Read More
Greek-American Film, "Hello Anatolia," Premieres in New York City
When Greek-American filmmaker Chrysovalantis Stamelos took his first trip to Turkey in 2008, he was immediately besotted with Istanbul’s minarets, markets... Read More
Vote For Your Town in T+L's America's Favorite Towns Survey
Small towns have a charm you just can’t find in cities. Quiet B&Bs stand in place of bustling hotel towers; mom-and-pop shops outnumber the strip mall... Read More
Delta Pays for Automated Passport Machines at JFK
Delta Air Lines, fed up with long lines its passengers face when arriving at Customs in New York City's JFK airport, is footing the bill to install automa... Read More
DogVacay App Gives Pet Parents a Break
Tech-savvy pet parents now have a way to discover dog sitters wherever they’re traveling. DogVacay.com has launched their first mobile app (available for ... Read More
Book Your Tickets Now for New York City Wine & Food Festival
The feeding frenzy known as the New York City Wine & Food Festival is just days away. You name a culinary superstar, and chances are good he or she wi... Read More