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CeeLo Green May Be Hiding in Your Renaissance Hotel Room
What do you do if you're a hotel chain that wants to grab the interest of potential Gen X and Y guests? It's obvious, isn't it? You entice young women int... Read More
Sinkhole Near Disney World Swallows Section of Resort
It’s normal for visitors to Walt Disney World to worry about falling from the sky—the Tower of Terror, Splash Mountain, and other rides all feature nausea... Read More
Gasp! Airline Scams Passengers at 37,000 Feet
Ryanair called one of their sales tactics "Keep the Change!" but a better name might be the Schweppes Shakedown ... or Just Take Their Money Then Avoid Ey... Read More
Gripe Much? New Website Reveals Just How Much People Hate U.S. Customs
You know you have a broken entry process when there’s an entire website devoted to complaining about the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) system—and ... Read More
MET Roof Garden Gets a Sobering Makeover by Contempory Artist, Imran Qureshi
Step onto the Roof Garden of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Sure, bright summer skies will greet you, but so will a disturbing scene. The Roof Garden Com... Read More
The Doctor Recommends: Must-Reads for the Week Ending August 9, 2013
Don’t you hate it when this happens? An American man accidentally snapped a finger off a 600-year-old statue of the Virgin Mary at a museum in Florence. O... Read More
Family Friday: Villa Rentals by Kid & Coe
Navigating the world of villa rentals is a dicey proposition. What looks incredible online (spacious rooms, gorgeous pool, state-of-the-art kitchen) often... Read More
Cruise News: A Female Captain for Silversea!
This week Silversea Cruises announced that for the first time in its 20-year history, one of their ships will have a female captain. Swiss-citizen Margrit... Read More
Guess Where? Cottage
Do you know where this is? Hint: A U.S. president spent his summers at this house. Head over to our Facebook page and leave your guesses there. Check back... Read More
Tech Thursday: The Future of Hotel Check-In
How many people does it take to run a hotel’s front desk? Soon enough, the answer will be zero. Just last month, Marriott Hotels debuted a new app that le... Read More
Video: Europe at Night
NIGHTVISION from Luke Shepard on Vimeo. A couple of years back I shared a dreamy video of Paris by photographer Luke Shepard on this blog.He recently rel... Read More
The Newest U.S. Thrill Sport? The Running of the Bulls Comes to America
Everyone's heard of the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, (see video) a tradition made famous by Ernest Hemingway in his 1926 novel, The Sun Also R... Read More
Grace Hotels Acquires Two Top New England Properties
Grace Hotels has acquired the distinguished Mayflower Hotel & Spa in Washington, Connecticut and one of Maine’s premier properties, the White Barn Inn... Read More
Pet Travel Wednesdays: Midweek Yawn
It may be Wednesday, but don’t lose your bite! The weekend is on its way and there’s plenty to explore when traveling with your trusted companion. Take Ca... Read More
What the Global Travel Alert Means for You
  The global travel alert that the U.S. Department of State issued at the end of last week has been met with a fair amount of criticism and head scr... Read More
100 Ways to Travel Better: We Want YOU!
Travel + Leisure is joining forces with CNN for 100 Ways to Travel Better, the definitive go-to resource for our best expert travel tips—and yours. We wan... Read More
TODAY Show Video: America's Top Free Attractions
Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Want to sightsee across the U.S. without spending a dime? Travel + Leisure’s ... Read More
Huge Fire Shuts Down Kenya’s Main Airport
Travel to East Africa came to a halt this morning as fire raged for several hours at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, suspending intern... Read More
Beauty Road Test: Conair MiniYOU 1” Ceramic Curling Iron
Are the latest beauty and wellness products worthy of a spot in your teensy carry-on? T+L Associate Editor Kathryn O’Shea-Evans shares her take. The prod... Read More
Do Lonely Planet Layoffs Signal the Death of Guidebooks?
Maybe Jeff Bezos wants to buy Lonely Planet, too? This spring, BCC Worldwide sold the Melbourne-based guidebook company to a Tennessee media company for a... Read More