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.
A camera and crane sit outside of Parliament on the set of director Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette, a Focus Features release.

That Wasn't a Set: Classic Movie Locations Around the World

"Suffragette" was the first movie to shoot on location in London's Houses of Parliament. Here are some other films that got access to some of the world's most iconic landmarks.
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A street musician strums for tourists strolling Temple Bar's lively cobblestone streets.

What to See in Ireland: 7 Best Moments

Here are seven moments that are always pitch-perfect, no matter how many times you've been there.
Riviera Palm Springs

Frank Sinatra's Palm Springs: A Tour of His Hangouts

He sang about Chicago and New York, but Frank Sinatra, who would have turned 100 in 2015, usually did it his way at his California home, Palm Springs. You can still visit the places Ol' Blue Eyes ate, drank, and slept—and pay respects at his gravesite.
Exterior of The Broad museum, downtown Los Angeles

Inside The Broad, Los Angeles' Gorgeous New Modern Art Museum

Los Angeles' $140 million architectural conversation piece houses one of the world's finest collections of contemporary art—and it's free to visit.
Cover to Hemingway's Paris

A Journey through Hemingway's Paris

Take a journey through The City of Light with Robert Wheeler’s Hemingway’s Paris and discover the city that inspired and changed the man behind some of the world’s best literature.
The London Eye's 10th Anniversary, 2010

The London Eye: Weird and Wonderful Pictures Through the Years

The London Eye turned 15 in 2015—although Londoners weren't sure about it when it was constructed, today it has come to help define the city's skyline. And as a city icon, it has often been costumed for special occasions and pressed into strange service.
The US Capitol located in Washington, D.C.

Tracing African-American History: A Day Tour in Washington, D.C.

The capital of the United States is rich in local and national Black historical sites, from pre-Revolutionary War times to the present.
The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.

Best Cities for Museums: 10 Essential Spots

From evolution to technology, sex to sport, there is a museum that is sure to strike a chord with every traveler and seeker of knowledge.
Image by Instagrammer @muradosmann

The 25 Best Travel Instagram Accounts

Instead of sifting through thousands of travel Instagrams, check out these talented photographers and adventurers to spark an idea for your next trip.
Afternoon tea at the Milestone Hotel

London's 10 Best Afternoon Teas

Afternoon tea is one of London's greatest rituals, and the city's restaurateurs jostle with each other for tourist business. But some tea rooms are steeped in more tradition than others. Here's where to take the best tea in London.
The Gokstad ship in The Vikingskiphuset in Norway.

7 Time-Capsule Ships You Shouldn't Miss Visiting

Exploring, raiding, carrying precious cargo, fighting pitched battles at sea—throughout the ages, these oceangoing vessels have shaped human history.
The Eiffel Tower in the Paris sunset

How to See France in One Week

The title of this tour is a misnomer. There is no way you can see France in 1 week. But you can have a memorable vacation in Paris and see other highlights of France in a week if you budget your time carefully and are ready to explore.
Downtown Atlanta at night.

10 Cities That are Suddenly Exciting Thanks to Generation Y

As cities like New York and L.A. get more expensive, recent graduates are taking their business—and their exciting youth culture—elsewhere. Follow them to your next travel destination.
View of Pienza and Surrounding Countryside Hills in Tuscany

How to See the Best of Tuscany—Beyond Florence—in One Week

Florence may be a must-see Italian gem, but the hill towns of Tuscany, rich in culture and history, promise equally unforgettable Italian experiences. Explore these Tuscan treasures one Piazza at a time with this thrilling week-long itinerary that includes museum touring, wine tasting, and of course, window shopping through mazes of medieval cobblestone streets.
Aerial view of an orange overcast London through a rain speckled glass pane

How to See the Best of England in One Week

Make the most of your time in England with our week-long itinerary. Through short bursts of travel, we'll take you through the best of London and then on to such storied locales as Windsor, Oxford, and Stratford-upon-Avon. History, nature, art—the best way to experience England.
The Freedom Tower looming over Manhattan

Touring One World Observatory in Downtown New York City

The Empire State Building and Top of the Rock have a new competitor. In the area where the World Trade Center once loomed, the new Freedom Tower has risen and its observation deck promises to be a wildly popular new lure for visitors.
Two visitors eye the art at the Whitney Museum

A New Home for New York City's Illustrious Whitney Museum

The Whitney Museum has moved! Take our photo tour of its new digs and learn about the new mandates that made the switch necessary.
Cover of Art & Place: Site-Specific Art of the Americas

10 Site-Specific Masterpieces of Art You Can Only Appreciate in Person

The editor of Phaidon's lavish book about some of the world's greatest non-museum masterpieces spotlights ten of the greatest works that are worth the trip to see.
The awning of the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood

Nine Classic Movie Palaces That Still Exist

Escape back in time. Watch films and munch popcorn in style at one of these vintage, still-operational movie theaters.
A closeup of the four bronze statues with the Palace of Versaille in the background.

Ten Unique Homes from Around the World

A house can be ornate, simple, large, or small. It can be made of bricks and mortar, or it can be made of animal feces. A home is more abstract, and what one considers a home, the place "where the heart is", can be something ordinary like the Levittown development in the suburbs of New York City in the 1950s; or it can stand out like these.
Coachella Music Festival at sunset

10 Incredible Summer Arts and Music Festivals Around the US

What better way to enjoy the season of sunshine than participating in one of the many outdoor arts festivals across the United States?
London's 8 Biggest Tourist Traps

London's 8 Biggest Tourist Traps

Don't waste time or money at these London attractions—no matter how much hype you hear.
Mural on 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco

Unexpected Places to Enjoy Art in the US

Art is everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. These places surely offer you some of the most surprising alternatives to museums and art galleries.