By Katie Thailand has captured the hearts of backpackers for decades. While you may have to dish out on the flights to Bangkok, once you arrive, it’s a cheap destination for budget travelers with plenty to explore. Thinking of heading to Thailand? Here’s what you need to know before you go.
y Stacey Leasca Sure, staycations are a great way to sit back, relax, and find some relaxation whenever you need it — but every now and then you may want to go all out on a giant, once-in-a-lifetime, totally over-the-top vacation. For that, you’re going to need a completely outrageous hotel room fit for royalty. To help […]
by Stirling Kelso Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination’s enduring popularity. This year’s group of winners span the […]
by Jesse Ashlock When it comes to Asian cities, T+L readers are shifting their allegiances. This year’s World’s Best list leans heavily toward ancient traditional capitals and tropical resort towns, rather than the sprawling, futuristic super-cities that have often dominated the rankings in the past.
by Alex Van Buren Hear that? It’s not the sound of a baby on an airplane, or an argument between two kids. It’s the roar of waves crashing on rocks, tree frogs chirping from the canopy, and of complete, grown-up silence. You don’t have to be a parent to value the absence of potentially noisy children. Everyone […]
by Alex Van Buren If you’re the sort of traveler whose ideal trip ends with a bill of zero dollars and zero cents (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t have that fantasy?), all-inclusives may sound pretty appealing.
by Meagan Drillinger As far as beach resorts in Mexico go, Cancún is always a crowd pleaser. Lively restaurants and a high-octane nightlife scene are obvious draws, but this 14-mile coastal strip is also a favorite for travelers seeking powdery white beaches. It’s become so popular, more than 3 million visitors head to Cancún every year.
by Danielle Berman Laze away in the sanctuary of an overwater bungalow, and admire some of the world’s most exotic marine life during a snorkeling excursion. Dine underwater. Get a massage underwater. Go clubbing — you guessed it — underwater. If this sounds like a dream vacation, you can experience it all in the Maldives: a chain […]
by Lindsey Olander There’s no way around it: late summer is one of the most popular times to travel. The season may be entering its twilight phase, but the climate remains warm and balmy, the trees are green and lush, and the thought of another school year is still a distant reality. For many, August […]
by Emily Wasserman Romantic getaways often mean candlelit dinners, long walks on the beach, and pampering accommodations. But some destinations boast their own romantic je ne sais quoi—in places like Paris, Bali, and San Sebastian, there’s just something in the air. From the cherry blossom-lined streets of Kyoto to sensual tango dancing in Buenos Aires, these are […]