This North Carolina City Was Just Named the No. 1 Food Destination in the U.S. — Here's Why

Why Asheville, North Carolina, is such a hot culinary destination — and where to eat when you visit.

The Original Orient Express Is Returning to Europe in 2024 — With 17 Beautifully Refurbished Carriages

Seventeen of the original Nostalgie-Istanbul-Orient-Express carriages were discovered in Poland in 2015. They're now being restored in France and will hit the railways in time for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

United Becomes Latest Airline to Preemptively Slash Summer Schedule — What to Know

"It will help, but we're bound to see mass cancellations until the end of the summer," an expert from Scott's Cheap Flights told Travel + Leisure of the schedule change.

The Best Airbnbs Within Driving Distance of New York City

In just three hours you can get to these homes in the Catskills, Hamptons, Poconos, and more.

Famous people are buried at these grave sites

Cemeteries and graves aren't always somber spots, they can also offer the chance to reflect on the famous names who have shaped history around the world.

40 happy pictures to take your mind off the news

We can all agree the current news cycle is bleak, and many of us feel helpless and unable to fix situations beyond our control. It’s important to tune into what’s happening around the world… and it’s also important to take a mental vacation from time to time to relieve stress. To help you with the latter task, we’ve rounded up 40 pictures that’ll give you a chuckle or make you feel love.

How to Choose the Perfect Wine for Your Pizza, According to Expert Sommeliers

Take it from the pros.

The Inflatable SUP My Family Is Using This Summer

I keep it in my trunk for spontaneous paddles.

A Guide to Barbecue Around the World—in All Its Tangy, Spicy, and Charred Glory

A roadmap for exploring tasty traditions in more than 20 countries.

Book a Luxury Getaway to the Hamptons for Only $50 Thanks to Car Rental Service Turo — but You'll Have to Book Fast

Turo is celebrating is New York launch with $50 rentals to the Hamptons for a fun-filled weekend.

Airbnb Is Making Its No Party Rule Permanent — What That Means for Guests

Airbnb will be asking guests who make local reservations to sign "anti-party attestations," as part of the new policy.

10 Key Travel Advisories Announced in June

The US State Department issued more than 50 updated travel advisories over the past month.

How I Travel: Stanley Tucci Always Wears a Suit Jacket to Fly

We peek into the airport routines and bizarre quirks of the world's most well-traveled people.

9 Airlines with Premium Economy Cabins Worth Splurging On

These affordably priced seats come with business-class perks.

TSA Just Screened the Highest Number of Passengers Since Before the Pandemic

On Sunday 2,462,097 people passed through security checkpoints.

How to Spend July 4th in Philadelphia, From Firework Shows to Historic Hotel Visits

Where to head in the birthplace of America for a modern Independence Day away.

The 10 Best Places to Retire in the U.S.

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World's most beautiful national flags

Flags are everywhere, but we rarely take the time to really look at them. Yet a few extra moments are all it would take to discover colourful images, elaborate drawings, and rich histories. Read on to learn more about 20 of the world’s most beautiful national flags.

20 totally amazing butterfly species

If your heart flutters at the sight of a butterfly in flight, then surely among the 17,500 or so species found worldwide is all manner to amaze you. Some are as large as bats and others smaller than human fingernails. Some live longer than a year, and others are extinguished in a few days. Some put on art shows with their iridescent colours, while others blend into their backgrounds with camouflage colours or transparent wings. Whether they hover above your backyard garden, migrate across the Atlantic, or soar thousands of feet high in cloud forests, butterflies will take wing in your imagination.

The Best Backpacks for Disney Vacations

Our number one choice is Herschel’s Small Nova Backpack.

Away’s New Luggage Collection Is Made for Outdoor Adventures

Bring these durable, functional bags on all your summer outings.

Great Wolf Lodge Will Offer a Free Night to 100 Families With Canceled Flights During July 4th Weekend

All it takes is some social media savviness.

An Easy Guide to Finding Your Ideal Luggage, Based on Size and Price

We've gathered all our top luggage recommendations into one shoppable chart.

And, cut! Abandoned movie sets around the world

When the cameras are rolling, a movie set typically buzzes with activity – but what happens when the clapperboard snaps shut for the final time? There are some amazing spots around the world that once played host to famous actors, but post-production were left to rack and ruin. While others have come back from the brink as tourist attractions. If you plan to visit any of these sets, be sure to check local travel advisories before you go.

'Summer of recovery': Pandemic-stricken tourism industry sees signs of optimism

TORONTO — Canada Day has kicked off the unofficial start of summer, and the tourism sector is hopeful the first season in three years largely free of COVID-19 restrictions will marshal a much-needed boost for a pandemic-stricken industry. It has been slow to bounce back as new COVID-19 variants and public health measures deterred domestic and foreign travellers, but as cases drop and restrictions lift there are signs of recovery across the...

Pricey cottage rentals make Canadian holidays a stretch for some, vacationers say

Kelly Doherty had to make some compromises when she booked her cottage retreat this year. Her big family getaway to a cabin in Parry Sound, Ont., has been scaled back and shifted north to account for rising costs and tighter supply. "Every year we'd go to the same cottage for the same week, and my son and his family would rent the next cottage down from us for the same week," she said. "Since COVID started, they got a rush of people from Toronto...

Shoppers Say 'Don't Think Twice' About Grabbing This Cute Amazon Dress While It's on Sale Ahead of Prime Day

The customer-favorite Milumia Button Up Split Flowy dress is currently on sale for up to 32 percent off as an early Prime Day deal. Shop it now before the price goes back up.

Where to Watch the Chicago Fourth of July Fireworks 2022

River cruises, hotel rooftops, and and views of Lake Michigan provide ample options.

Celebrity Cruises Is Celebrating July 4 With a Huge BOGO Sale — but You'll Have to Book Fast

The sale — offering 60% off a second ticket and more — expires on July 13.

7 Epic Colorado Trains That Will Take You to Beautiful Mountains, Sparkling Rivers, and Golden Groves

It's time to try a new, old-fashioned route to mountain adventure.

Majority of Yellowstone Park to Reopen Following Flooding — What to Know to If You're Visiting

Following last week's reopening of the south loop, the north loop will reopen to visitors on July 2.

Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Santiago, Chile

Visit this Andean destination for sun-kissed outdoor spaces, daring cuisine, and fascinating history.

WestJet 'proactively' removed flights from Pearson, anticipating summer travel snarls

CALGARY — As the Canadian travel industry continues to struggle with an unprecedented rebound in demand, WestJet Airlines Ltd. is flying 32 per cent fewer flights in and out of Toronto Pearson International Airport in July than it did pre-pandemic. CEO Alexis von Hoensbroech said the Calgary-based WestJet made a series of proactive schedule reductions between March and May in anticipation of the logistical problems that have led to the long...

The Cayman Islands Eases Entry Rules for Vaccinated Travelers

Vaccinated travelers no longer need to test for COVID-19 ahead of departure.

Liz Weston: 3 lessons I wish I’d learned sooner about travel

Almost every trip teaches me something about myself, the world and what not to do next time. Here are three hard-won travel lessons that may help you learn from my mistakes. COBBLING TOGETHER FLIGHTS ISN’T WORTH THE SAVINGS Whenever possible, I book nonstop flights. Nonstops may cost a bit more, but they avoid the inconvenience of layovers and the stress of possibly missing a connection. Sometimes, of course, nonstop flights aren’t available or...

World's Most Amazing Restaurants With a View

These vistas take fine dining to a whole new level.

The U.S. Will Stop Honoring Expired Passports As of July 1 — What to Know

The rule was initially implemented to help travelers navigate delays in passport processing due to the pandemic.

8 Hidden Greek Islands to Discover on Your Next Trip, From Antipaxos to Thirasia

These smaller satellite islands are some of the country’s best-kept secrets.

How to Make — and Drink — an Aperol Spritz Like an Italian

The secret to making the popular Italian cocktail, according to the head bartender at a luxury Amalfi Coast hotel.

Enter to Win a Round Trip to South Korea This Summer — Here's How

Korean Tourism Organization will award one winner with an economy Asiana Airlines ticket to Incheon International Airport from the U.S.

This Luxury Hotel Coming to Central America Is Located Within a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sofitel Legend will open its first property in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Panama City this fall.

Travelers Love These Sleek, Noise-canceling Earbuds — and They're More Than 50% Off Right Now

They’ve earned more than 12,000 five-star ratings and are just $36.

Here's How Many People Are Hitting the Roads for July 4 Weekend, According to AAA

Driving will make up 88% of all July 4 trips while air travel will only account for 7% of trips, the lowest since 2011.

Cruise News: Top Stories From June

Here are the latest stories from the cruise industry from the month of June.

Steve Irwin's Family Just Opened a Luxury Lodge at the Australia Zoo to Honor His Legacy — Take a Look Inside

The Crocodile Hunter Lodge opened in Beerwah, Queensland, on June 22, 2022.

TSA Is No Longer Scanning Boarding Passes at These Airports

The new tech is part of an effort to speed crowds through airport security this summer.

Tested and Reviewed: 10 Travel Umbrellas Worth a Spot in Your Suitcase

It's time to throw out all those half-broken drugstore umbrellas.

I Traveled to Vietnam As Soon As It Reopened to Tourists — Here's What It Was Like

A 10-day family trip in Vietnam proved to be the ultimate way to reconnect with not only myself, but also another culture through incredible food, spectacular beauty, and warm, generous people.

24 great gift ideas for your best friend, whether they're a foodie, movie buff, or always outdoors

From gourmet snacks to personalized jewelry, these are the best gifts for best friends of all kinds.

This New Costa Rica Resort Is a Nature Lover's Dream — With Rain Forest Hikes, Ocean Safaris, and a Zip Line

The property is also located between two of the country's most beautiful natural gems.