People relaxing at a park along the river, Basel

10 Best River Cruises

What's the difference between cruising on the Rhine and Rhone? Check out these 10 best river and barge cruises to find out.
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.
Sandwood Bay in the northern Highlands, Scotland.

5 Best Coastal Walks in Scotland

Our roundup of five great trails lets you discover the best of Scotland's magnificent coastal landscapes.
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Rock climbing on Camelback Mountain, Phoenix.

Outdoor Adventures in Phoenix, Arizona

Where to go hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and white-water rafting in and around Phoenix.
West Bay Beach in Roatan, Honduras.

Undiscovered Caribbean Islands: Insider's Guide

If you love the tropics but prefer a low-key, affordable holiday, these spots are sure to win you over.
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On Location: Visiting Robin Hood's Nottingham

Robin Hood co-stars Britain's ancient oak forests and Wales unspoiled beaches. Here's how to visit.
Explore isolated Na Pali Coast State Park

Best Hawaiian Coastal Walks and Hikes

Put on your hiking boots, and you'll discover a new view of paradise.
Bazaruto Island, Mozambique.

10 Remote Island Vacations

Ten perfect remote island vacations from Polynesia to the Caribbean and beyond.
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.
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.
Brightly coloured beach huts in a row on Brighton seafront, England

Best Family Trips from London

Unforgettable castles, beaches, and charming villages are easily accessible by train, bus, or car -- and close enough to be part of your London itinerary.
4-mile beach in Port Douglas, Australia.

5 Affordable Eco-Friendly Resorts

These five affordable resorts embrace the concept of sustainable tourism, so you can enjoy a guilt-free vacation without paying a fortune for the privilege.
Tabacon Hot Springs near Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica.

The World's Best Hot Springs

When you really need to escape, seek out the therapeutic qualities of these hot springs for some rest and relaxation.
The idyllic countryside of Montalcino, Tuscany.

Great Italian Escapes

Veer off the tourist track with the help of one of these intimate tours, and you'll discover quaint villages and rugged coastlines. What are you waiting for?
Cypress Valley Canopy Tour

18 Adrenaline Adventures

Adventurous ideas from daredevil sports to hair-raising haunted houses to and wacky and obscure festivals and races.
Overwater Bungalows in Moorea, French Polynesia

10 Extraordinary Islands

See 10 of the most magnificent islands around the globe -- from tiny isles to island nations, and from the well-trod to the totally uninhabited.
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu

Frommer's Favorite Experiences in Oahu

Our top twelve memories of Oahu: Buy cheap leis, surf Waimea, sun on Waikiki, hunt down flea market bargains, and more.
Shred the surf or just settle in the sand for the perfect shoreline experience at Kauai's Poipu Beach.

What to Do In Hawaii: 12 Ways to Get Wet

Get the most out of Hawaii with our highlights of the best beaches and water sports on the islands.
A sailboat on the beach at Providenciales.

The 16 Best Beaches in the Caribbean Islands

Sun, sand and crystalline waters—that's why one goes to the Caribbean, right? But which islands offer the best of those three elements? Our experts have picked the top 16 destinations for beach lovers.
First of all, the good news: Norovirus is very rarely deadly. It's more like a rotten hangover marked by a few days of nausea and, in some people, vomiting.  The biggest risk, mostly to the eldery and infants, is dehydration. Norovirus can break out wherever people gather and mingle—schools, dorms, nursing homes—and ships with spotless cleanliness ratings can still fall victim to an outbreak.<br><br>It's also extremely common—only the cold is more prevalent. The <em>Explorer of the Seas</em> (above) set a record for the number of cases, but keep in mind that it's one of the larger ships afloat—when it was launched in 2000, it was in <em>the</em> largest class of cruise ship afloat—so there are more people cooped up and more to make queasy.

How to Avoid Getting Sick on a Cruise Ship

What can you do to avoid the norovirus? How can you tell if a ship is dirty? And should you cancel your trip if your ship had an outbreak?
A young boy swims in the kiddie pool in Playa del Carmen.

The Best Family Adventures on the Riviera Maya

Few places on the plaanet are as family-friendly as Cancun and the Caribbean Coast of Mexico. But the region offers far more than just sun and sand: there are real adventures that the entire family can participate in. Here are our picks for some of the best of them.
Stranaha House Fort Lauderdale

What to Do in Fort Lauderdale (That Isn't the Beach)

When you're passing through South Florida for the cruise port or on a vacation, there's a lot more to do in Fort Lauderdale besides the beach.
Harmony of the Seas

The World's Biggest Cruise Ship: Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's ship Harmony of the Seas began sailing in May of 2016—take a photo tour of the largest cruise ship on Earth (for now).
Barbados is an eclectic Caribbean vacation

Experiencing Eclectic Barbados Without All the Tourists

Despite claiming the most luxury properties per square mile in the Caribbean, Barbados still presents an unfiltered, tourist-free, and unapologetically original beach vacation.
Petit Saint Vincent, the Grenadines. Photo: Neil Selkirk Photography

Crowd-Free Caribbean Islands: 7 Remote Getaways

Discover secluded beaches and romantic hideaways on these remote Caribbean islands in Puerto Rico, the Grenadines, the Turks & Caicos, the Bahamas, and more.