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Kennebunkport, Maine in winter - Christine Wei
Christine Wei

In coastal Maine, Kennebunkport and Kennebunk make up a popular holiday area that’s referred to as “the Kennebunks” — generally known as a more upmarket, small town-y escape compared with hip sister city Portland to the north. Travelers stop in to taste the state’s famed seafood and farm-fresh cuisine, browse... Read More

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San Francisco Ferry Building at Fisherman's Wharf / the Embarcadero
San Francisco Ferry Building/Wikimedia Commons

San Francisco’s northeastern waterfront used to be characterized by Fisherman’s Wharf, conjuring up images of a cheesy boardwalk, kitschy stores, street performers, and clam chowder in sourdough bowls. Not that there’s anything wrong with the clam chowder, of course, and we love the barking sea lions. But these were the... Read More

Grace Panama Hotel
Grace Panama/Anne Roderique Jones

Just mention the great metropolis that makes up Panama City, Panama and you’ll hear many of the locals compare their home to Miami. And they’re not far off — here, nearly 13 million inhabitants live among a glittering skyline that’s brought in visitors from around the globe. Jetsetters mingle with surf studs... Read More

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The High Roller Bento Box at Las Vegas' Nobu Hotel
High Roller Bento Box/Nobu Hotel

Room service may be on the chopping block at some hotels, but many continue to view in-room dining as a luxury that’s worth dishing up to guests. Here are some of the over-the-top menu items that have our mouths watering: 1. High Roller at Nobu Hotel At the Nobu Hotel, a... Read More

Michelberger Hotel, Berlin - Kreuzberg - Christine Wei
Michelberger Hotel in Kreuzberg/Christine Wei

Since the fall of the Wall in 1989, Berlin has more or less become synonymous with the alternative lifestyle. It’s one of the original poster destinations for hipster appeal — there are approximately 464,000,000 Google hits for “the next Berlin.” And while uber-trendy travelers might think that the city’s beyond its... Read More

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Patties from Tastee restaurant in Jamaica
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Jamaica lures most travelers with scenic beaches and hard-to-resist reggae rhythms, but a visit to the island’s bustling capital of Kingston reveals a foodie paradise waiting to be explored. We’re diving into an important aspect of Jamaican culture with a look at our five favorite local foods — and... Read More

Beauty Shop Restaurant, a great place to eat in Memphis
The Beauty Shop Restaurant

For years, foodies took pilgrimages to Memphis for two reasons: Central BBQ and Gus’s Fried Chicken. Today, fine dining chefs, the farm-to-table movement, and transplants with diverse backgrounds have surprisingly made Memphis one of the most happening food scenes in the American South. As new chefs mix global flavors with... Read More

The exterior of Starbucks Reserve and Roastery in Seattle
Starbucks Reserve and Roastery

Less than two miles away from Starbucks’ original Pike Place Market store sits its latest Seattle location: a 15,000-square-foot-plus café, roastery, and packaging facility perched on Capitol Hill. And despite a fanatical following and cookie cutter product model, Starbucks manages to give its Reserve and Roastery a refreshing, artisanal aesthetic.... Read More

A river in Laos.
River in Laos/Flickr/Allie_Caulfield

Laos is often overlooked in favor of its more popular, bustling neighbors of Thailand to the west and Vietnam to the east, but there are so many reasons to go this little landlocked gem — and there’s no better time than 2016. 1. Obama’s visiting. Decades after the U.S. heavily bombed... Read More

Omnia Restaurant Dubai
Omnia Dubai

It’s easier than ever to get to Dubai. With flights on Emirates carrying passengers there from every part of the U.S., and in style, it’s no wonder that American curiosity about this destination is growing. But now, Visit Dubai CEO Issam Kazim is looking to show travelers a different... Read More

Dolsot Bibimbap
Dolsot Bibimbap/Flickr/T.Tseng

Kimchi is Korea’s self-proclaimed national dish — briny, zesty, and prized for its superfood powers. Besides kimchi, though, there’s so much more to love about Korean cuisine, from spiced and sauced meats to aromatic soups to fresh and vibrant vegetables. When you’re in Korea, make sure to try these... Read More

Peru - Fruit Market - 620x400
Jaymie DeGaetano

Machu Picchu, the Andes, and other historic and natural wonders have traditionally landed Peru on many travelers’ bucket lists. But recently, the country’s longstanding culinary offerings have gained much-deserved international buzz from acclaimed food critics and tourists alike. On a recent customized food-and-culture trip with tour packager JourneYou, we... Read More

A view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France.
Paris/Flickr/Omarukai

What’s on your travel to-do list in 2016? Wherever you’re planning — whether it’s a far-flung island jaunt, or a weekend getaway to seek out a new brewery or restaurant — we’re all looking to stretch our budgets, find the best quality for our dollars, and follow exactly the itinerary we want. The list... Read More

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A hidden plaza in Old Town Albuquerque
Old Town Albuquerque/Christine Wei

Beautiful red rocks and outdoor adventure, mountain cuisine and handmade crafts, Native American heritage and organic Adobe architecture — these are the classics that attract countless travelers to the Southwestern U.S. year after year. New Mexico in particular has all of this in spades, with a not-so-subtle offbeat lifestyle... Read More

Fairmont's Right Word and Sparkling Collins Royale cocktails
Fairmont’s Sparkling Collins Royale and Right Word cocktails/Alexandra Pecci

As the band blasted “Valerie” on their horns and a stylish crowd sipped cocktails in the elegant St. James Room of Boston’s Fairmont Copley Plaza, you’d half expect to see a modern incarnation of Cary Grant holding court by the bar, a Fairmont Old Fashioned held casually in his... Read More