Seattle's Gay-Friendly Neighborhoods Decorate with Public Art

By Kelsy Chauvin

Despite its reputation for stormy weather, Seattle is adorned with a surprising variety of outdoor art across its many gay-friendly neighborhoods.

The Best Beaches and Ports for Cruisers

By Heidi Sarna

By the time your ship docks in port, you want to make a beeline for the beach. Don't know where to go? Here are the best beaches in some of the top cruise ports around the world.

Cruising in Asia Aboard Costa Allegra

By Heidi Sarna

Cruising in Asia can be a convenient way to explore new cultures in comfort. Sailing aboard the intimate Costa Allegra is just one way to see Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, and more.

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Singapore: 9 Offbeat Port Activities

By Heidi Sarna

If your ship calls on Singapore or you've got a day or two to kill before boarding, you have two choices: see Singapore the predictable way -- Chinatown, the Night Safari, Botanical Garden -- or seek out the local secrets. Allow us to show you the quirkier side.

After the Quake: Chile's Tourism is Open for Business

By Christie Pashby

Many of Chile's major tourist areas, including Easter Island and Patagonia, survived the 8.8-magnitude earthquake. Now could be an excellent time to visit, especially since the country needs our tourist dollars to rebuild.

Photo Slideshow: The Art Lover's Tour of Provence

By Anna E. Brooke

From Monet to Van Gogh to Matisse and up through Picasso, artists have gravitated toward Provence's vivid sunlight and vibrant landscape for centuries. Here's how you can follow their trail.

Leaving the Strip for Las Vegas' Two World-Class Museums

By Pauline Frommer

Las Vegas has developed two cutting-edge museums that offer visitors a deeply intellectual yet fun escape from the often mindless entertainments of the city.

3 Family Cruises for Smarty Pants and Their Parents

By Heidi Sarna

Sick of shopping in mega-ports? For families who want to learn something about where they're going, here are three immensely appealing cruise companies.

7 Ways to Chase New Orleans' Literary Ghosts

By Janis Turk

From Faulkner to Tennessee Williams to Truman Capote and more -- jump on the trail of great southern writers in New Orleans.

10 Ways to See London Theater for Less

By Jason Cochran

If you leave London without seeing at least one stage show, then you'll have missed one of this city's most glittering attractions. Here's how to spend less money doing it.

5 Things You Don't Know About Tuscany

By Donald Strachan

No matter how many times I travel to Tuscany, each visit teaches me something new. Here are five insights that may surprise even frequent visitors.

Germany Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of Bauhaus

By Donald Olson

If you're planning a trip to Germany, you can binge on Bauhaus in Berlin and easily make day trips to Dessau and Weimar for an unprecedented look at the movement that revolutionized design.

Video Report: Where to Celebrate Independence Day

By Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer talks about great destinations to celebrate the 4th of July.

Video Report: How to See New York City Affordably

By Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer talks with CNN about how to visit New York City smartly while being money-conscious.

Graceland to The Grand Canyon: 8 U.S. Tourist Spots That Deserve a Chance

By Janis Turk

Seasoned travelers scoff at places where tourists often tread, but such snobby adventurers just might be missing out on the fun.

9 Ways to See the Best of Chelsea's Art Scene

By Pauline Frommer

New openings in Chelsea over the past decade have further cemented the Big Apple as the world's premier marketplace for contemporary art. Visit these picks, and you'll discover the best the neighborhood has to offer.

Video Report: How to Get Smarter on Your Next Vacation

By Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer visits CNN to discuss how smart travelers can attend an Ivy League university, join a writing program, learn first aid, walk the halls of Oxford, or train as a blacksmith.

5 Things You Don't Know About London

By Jason Cochran

As one of the hippest, most multicultural, forward-thinking cities in the world, there's a lot of discover, both for first-timers and those who think they already know it well.

Stowe, VT Gives Cancer Survivors a "Weekend of Hope"

By Sascha Segan

This resort village offers a weekend of seminars, scenery and camaraderie exclusively for cancer patients and their families, with lodging and some transportation provided free.

Europe's Big Three Tourist Websites Dense with Info and Deals

By Robert Haru Fisher

Unearth Ancient Japan in Kyoto

By Robert Haru Fisher

Escape hectic Tokyo for older and slower-paced Kyoto. We've got tips on what to see, what to eat, where to stay and more.

All the Views Fit to Print: Photo Safaris Across Africa

By Robert Haru Fisher

Tourism with a Mission: Bike Your Way to China For World Peace

By Robert Haru Fisher

Far & Wide Goes Bankrupt: What's a Stranded Traveler to Do

By Sascha Segan

The holding company for 21 well-known tour operators, went bankrupt and shut down several of its subsidiaries disrupting travel plans for 15,000 people. Here's what you need to know.