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Cover Contest: New Zealand Highlights

Top reader shots of New Zealand from our Cover Photo Contest.
St. Peter's Basilica fronting St. Peter's Square

5 Literary Walks Around the World

Join one of these literary tours to discover how classic landscapes helped shape the stories we know and love.
Open air art in Philadelphia

Philadelphia's Open-Air Art

Philly is loaded with art in unlikely places. Here are five spots worth seeking out.
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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.
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.
The Winchester Cathedral.

8 Best Historic Sites Near London

It's a treat for the traveler that the some of England's most important settings are no more than an hour outside the capital.
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.
Tower of London at Night.

London Walking Tour: Wizards and Wanderings

This eventful walk begins alongside the Tower of London and twists its way through a fascinating warren of streets steeped in history.
The Basilica of Montserrat can be reached by road or train and aerial cable car; from there, take a funicular to the peak.

Spain's Best Religious Sites and Churches

From primitive chapels to gold-leafed basilicas, see the eleven best religious buildings in Spain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Chicago's Art Loop: Picasso, Miro and More

The Loop has been an exciting place to view public art for over a century, with colorful mosaics and towering works.
Exterior of the Louvre.

5 Not-To-Be-Missed Museums in Paris

Paris is filled with wonderful, smaller museums that are not to be missed.
Interior of the ruins at the Rock of Cashel.

Best Celtic Ruins and Ancient Sites in Ireland

From the wonders at Newgrange and on to the Rock of Cashel, how to explore 5,000 years of Irish history in five easy stops.
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.
Pisa's Battistero and tower are part of the piazza known as the Field of Miracles.

Best Italian Architecture: Brunelleschi and More

Italy's most stunning buildings: From the iconic dome in Florence to Rome's Pantheon, and on to Turin, Lake Maggiore, and more.
St. Peter's Basilica fronting St. Peter's Square

Best Italian Churches: 9 Amazing Cathedrals

Nine buildings that capture the best of Italy's standard-setting religious architecture.
Piazza San Marco at night, Venice.

Best Italian Sights: 7 Favorite Piazzas

A look at how piazzas in six different cities embody the best of the distinctive Italian way of life.
Vernazza and the other Cinque Terre towns can be reached on foot, by train, or by sea.

The Very Best of Italy

Tour the fabulous scenery of the Amalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, and see more of Italy
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.