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 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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Breezeway, Hollyhock House, Los Angeles

Frank Lloyd Wright's Glorious Hollyhock House, In Photos

In the 1920s, architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Hollyhock House in Hollywood, California, as be a showplace for a society woman. After years of neglect and decay, much of it has been restored, and it has reopened to tourists. Take a look around with us.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Edgar Allan Poe Museum garden with statue

Raven Trekking: Edgar Allan Poe's Richmond, Virginia

Tell-tale signs of Edgar Allan Poe's old haunts are all over town in Richmond, Virginia.
Children play in the water in Puerto Rico.

12 Memorable Adventures in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is far more than sun and sand. With a dazzling culture, foodie-worthy cuisine and scintillating nature sites (both on land and in the sea) it may well be one of the most exciting destinations in the Caribbean.
Many of Italy's palaces are being turned into hotels

The Great Palazzo and Villa Hotels of Italy

Taste a life of luxury in Italy by checking into one of these unforgettable hotels—in every price range—that were converted from historic villas or palazzi.
US 1 Road in California

See The Best Of California In Two Weeks

Our authors' whirlwind tour of the Golden State's golden sights. Buckle your seatbelt!
Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, Greece

11 Best-Kept Travel Secrets of Greece

There are few countries that pack as much variety within their borders as Greece. Don't stop with the Acropolis and Mykonos—other Greek attractions and locations are just as classic, if less widely known.
Smorgasburg in Brooklyn, NY

10 of America's Best Summer Food Festivals

There's no better way to spend the longer sunshine-filled days than visiting one of the United States' many summer food festivals.
Chicago buildings overlooking the Chicago RIver

A Tour of 12 Architecture Icons in Chicago

Clustered along Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, the buildings in this midwestern metropolis include record holders, exemplars of design, and creations dreamed up by some of the biggest names in 20th- and 21st-century architecture. Let’s go on a virtual tour of our favorites.
Lively nighttime street scene around Dublin's famous Temple Bar

What to Do in Dublin If You Don't Have Much Time

A whirlwind itinerary for fitting the best of Dublin into one, two, or three days
Two hikers overlook Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding snow-capped mountains in Queenstown, New Zealand

New Zealand Movie Sites to See Whether You Care About Hobbits or Not

Our tour of New Zealand's cinematic hotspots goes beyond the usual Middle-earth locations to show off why the country is the world's most beautiful film set.