The Griffith Observatory.

12 Favorite Los Angeles Moments

L.A.'s mystique truly does exist, and it's not hard to find. It's fitting that L.A. is home to the world's first amusement park because it regularly feels like one.
Wine bottles stacked at the Cascina Monsignore Farm

Exploring Italy's Piedmont Region

Piedmont offers a little bit of everything: Culinary delights, outdoor activities galore, a bounty of natural beauty, and history.
A chic hotel room

The Heat Is on Miami

While in many parts of the world autumn is making itself known with cooler climes and falling leaves, in Miami, things are just heating up.
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Hollywood may take years to create a film, but Shoot Out throws down the gauntlet with a challenge to make your own movie in 24 hours.

10 Epic Worldwide Events and Festivals

Don't miss these classic (and a bit wacky) events and festivals around the world.
Warwick Castle.

London Day Trips: Best Castles and Palaces

Eight monumental and palatial sites that are worth a detour from any London itinerary.
Cantuccini, a type of almond biscotti that's said to originate from the Tuscan town of Prato.

Eat, Pray and Love Across Italy

Where to eat and drink your way around Italy, as inspired by the book and film Eat, Pray, Love.
Home of Anne Hathaway in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England

Best Literary Sites Near London

Five escapes that will bring you closer to Shakespeare, Austen, and three more legends.
Sheep on a green pasture

Green New Zealand

By Jennifer Reilly

New Zealand is one of the most pristine places on earth, but it's also steeped in sophisticated cultural attractions.
Open air art in Philadelphia

Philadelphia's Open-Air Art

By Carrie Havranek

Philly is loaded with art in unlikely places. Here are five spots worth seeking out.
Map of Provence

The Art Lover's Tour of Provence

Provence and the Cote de Azure helped change the art world. Here's how to plot a course through its most impressive milestones.
The Forum, Rome- Italy

Frommer's Favorite Experiences in Rome

Frommer's authors share their top memories of historic sights, restaurants, artists, and more in the eternal city.
The down-home North Shore Surf & Cultural Museum traces the rich history of Hawaii's native sport.

Best Hawaiian Sights: 9 Favorite Moments

Here are nine sights -- from the USS Arizona to the top of Mauna Kea -- you'll likely return to again and again.
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Cover Contest: New Zealand Highlights

Top reader shots of New Zealand from our Cover Photo Contest.
Exterior of Ayasofya in early evening.

What to See in Istanbul: 5 Byzantine Beauties

Istanbul's Hagia Sophia usually gets all the attention. Here are a few other architectural wonders that deserve a second look.
Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. Courtesy Vito Arcomano &copy; Fototeca ENIT

8 Italian Masterpieces That Barely Survived

Discover great works of Italian art and architecture that survived fires, bombs, volcanoes, and other disasters.
Vineyard at sunset in Chianti, Tuscany

Favorite Sights and Experiences in Tuscany and Umbria

Get ready to discover some of the best of both known and hidden in Italy's Tuscany and Umbria.
Sunset at the Italian Gardens in Hyde Park.

How to See the Best of London

With London's abundance of sights, how much can you see in just one trip? Plenty. Here's a two-day tour that won't leave you exhausted.
Woman standing in Singapore

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore

By Jennifer Polland

Singapore is a mix of cultures, but everyone stops to celebrate Chinese New Year.
The Seine, Quai D'Orleans, Ile Saint Louis.

13 Favorite Paris Moments

From the Eiffel Tower to the streets of Montmartre: a baker's dozen worth of don't-miss sites for your next Paris trip.
Bourbon Street at night in New Orleans.

New Orleans After Katrina: The Best Things Never Change

Five years after Katrina hit, New Orleans' hotels, jazz clubs, and restaurants are hitting their stride.
A shot of the West side of the bay in San Sebastian (Donostia), Spain

Best Places in Spain: Our 15 Favorite Moments

Find out why Barcelona, San Sebastian, Grenada, and other Spanish cities keep forcing us to return.
Port de l' Arsenal Genius of Liberty on top of Colonne de Juillet in Place Bastille, Paris

Paris Walking Tour: Backstreets of the Bastille

Lace up your shoes and go back in time in one of Paris' most distinctive neighborhoods.
Marina at Vouliagmeni, a picturesque peninsula, situated on the eastern edge of Athens

10 Best Mediterranean Cruise Ports

From Athens to Villefranche-sur-Mer: The top 10 Mediterranean ports for casual cruisers and cultural explorers alike.