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Social Media 101: How to Get the Most from Tweeting on the Road
For the third year, Travel + Leisure's Social Media in Travel and Tourism (SMITTY) awards is recognizng the brands and companies transforming the industry w... Read More New York City
First things first: I don’t do staycations. However, I’ve made exceptions for quirky experiences, like camping in Brooklyn’s Marine Park and checking in to ... Read More
How To Get a Free Camera (Or Running Shoes) Tomorrow
If you own a DSLR and are in New York City, you may be eligible for a free camera upgrade. Tomorrow, Samsung is hosting #DITCHtheDSLR Day, a pop-up event ... Read More
Heathrow's T2: A New Model for Airport Design
Video: Update on Heathrow Airport's T2 // Intuitive design, natural light: what New York’s JFK can learn from Heathrow’s T2. You’ve got to give... Read More
Irresistible USA Travel Twitter Chat on Tuesday, June 3
From favorite beach spots to where to go for camping (or glamping!) join our Irresistible USA Travel Twitter chat this Tuesday, June 3rd from 2 p.m. to 3 p.... Read More
Daily Transporter: Chilean Mummy
Last week, a group of Chilean school kids on a field trip uncovered a Chinchorro mummy that may predate Egyptian mummies by 4,000 years. The students were... Read More
Bywater, New Orleans: The South's Next Great Neighborhood
This area is growing by the minute, while still preserving its cultural authenticity. Chef Jonathan Lestingi’s New American gastropub, Oxalis (3162 Dauphi... Read More
World's Coolest Beach Bars
Sorry, mountains. Nice try, lakes. When it comes to the greatest summer vacation destination, nothing beats the beach. Think about it: sun, sand, surf, half... Read More
Daily Transporter: New Traditions in Vienna
The fight over which institution—the Hotel Sacher Wien or Demel Bakery—could claim to serve the “original” sachertorte raged on nine years before the hote... Read More
Daily Transporter: Golf Death Valley
Even if you can’t brag about a low golf score, you can play the lowest-altitude golf course in the world: the links at Death Valley’s Inn at Furnace Creek... Read More
Introducing VIX Valise
Ok so you’re staying at the Trump Soho NYC on business and you never dreamed you’d have any down time but here you are with a few glorious hours of leisur... Read More
Crazy Cliff-Diving Competition Comes To Texas
The first time I visited Acapulco, like any tourist I wanted to see the famous cliff-divers leap from the craggy heights of La Quebrada 135 feet into the fo... Read More
Q+A: Nick Brown, Founder of Soludos
Beloved by beach-goers and city slickers alike, Soludos espadrilles are designed with a self-proclaimed year-round spirit of summer, no matter your location... Read More
Daily Transporter: Game-Changing Ferris Wheels
Attractions like the London Eye and this Ferris wheel on Chicago’s Navy Pier have been luring tourists downtown; now, cities like NYC, Orlando, and Dubai ... Read More
Sydney Opera House is All Lit Up During Annual Festival
Every night through June 9, the sails of the iconic Sydney Opera House will be awash in colorful lights and 3D projections as part of Vivid Sydney, the la... Read More
Sleep Above the Lions in These Luxe African Treehouses
It goes without saying that, even as an adult, there are few places to spend the night as cool as way up in a tree. How else do you explain the popularity... Read More
How to Avoid Tick Bites: A Hiker’s Guide
Late spring and early summer is one of the best—and most exhilarating—times of year to take to outdoors for a hike. It’s also peak season for tick bites, es... Read More
Daily Transporter: French Trains Too Fat?
Sleek regional trains ordered by the French government are not quite sleek enough: 1,300 train platforms will have to be slimmed down to allow the wider t... Read More
Jay Z Has Opened a Nightclub at the Atlanta Airport
Sure Hov, why not? If you find yourself killing time during a layover at the Atlanta International Airport anytime soon, stop by Jay Z’s elite club, now c... Read More
Video: Watch Lightning Strike London's The Shard
London's the Shard—Europe's tallest buiding and home to the newest Shangri-La hotel—made headlines last week when it was struck by lightning during a thun... Read More