Wailua Falls, Kauai
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Every trip to Hawaii should include a visit to a waterfall. Sometimes getting the best view is as simple as rolling down the car window, while falls that play hard-to-get require lacing up hiking boots or meeting with tour guides. And every so often, a swimsuit is happily required. But however... Read More

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sunset in kauai, a romantic destination that's great for solo travelers
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Traveling by yourself? One great thing to note about some romantic travel destinations is that they can also be fantastic places for solo travelers. And just think — nobody will be harping on you about whether you got him or her something for Valentine’s Day. Here are some sweet... Read More

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No summer is complete without a trip to the beach. But instead of the typical best-of roundup, we decided to do something a little different: We had the ShermansTravel staff share their favorite off-beat alternatives to the hotspots that everyone flocks to in drove. We won’t go as far... Read More

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Affordable Hawaii Hotels

Think New York City has a lock on the most expensive hotels in America, or glitzy South Beach? Think again. The highest hotel rates in the U.S. are actually in Hawaii. So far in 2013, guests have spent an average of $233 per night for a hotel room in... Read More

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Ahhh…the family beach vacation. It’s as all-American as apple pie, a time-honored tradition where some of the best childhood memories are made. Everyone has their favorite sands, but when it comes to family-friendly options, not all are created equal. We’ve picked 10 great family beaches across the country that... Read More

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Have you booked a trip to Hawaii for 2013 yet? On and off since late fall, we’ve seen jaw-droppingly low fares from Hawaiian Airlines, offering non-stop service to the 50th State. And they’re back again this week. Depart from New York City and head to the Aloha State’s capital, Honolulu... Read More

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Hawaii, one of the best Thanksgiving getaway ideas
Hawaii Tourism Authority/Tor JohnsonEnjoy a Turkey Day getaway at these 10 Thanksgiving vacation destinations

We’ve come up with a cornucopia of travel ideas focused on great Thanksgiving vacation destinations. Sure, we cover the obvious – after all, no list would be complete without a nod to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade or the site of the 1620 Pilgrim landing – but we also favor less... Read More

In our romanticized, and admittedly naive, fantasy about life as a movie star, nothing is as unquestionably glamorous as traveling around the world on location. But considering that central casting hasn’t yet discovered us, we’ll make do by traveling in the footsteps of the best picture nominees for the... Read More

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hawaiian airlines partners with jetblue

JetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines have announced a partnership that’s primed to make travel to the Aloha State easier than ever before, particularly for East Coast travelers. The newly inked arrangement will allow for seamless daily connections between flights out of New York City (via JetBlue’s JFK hub) and into... Read More

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Villa at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to spend more quality time with the person you love, then I suggest you enjoy that togetherness someplace amazing! And what’s better or more romantic than a stunning, sun-kissed island? There’s something innately sexy and bond-inspiring about the sea – floating... Read More

Waimea Canyon

It was early on a Monday morning when the buzzer rang. FedEx was at the door, delivering a compact box containing one of the best . . . surprises . . . ever. Tucked inside the parcel was my Nextpedition trip console – and an envelope that would reveal my... Read More

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Serenity Pool at Wailea Beach Marriott on Maui

Hawaii is a sublimely romantic destination any time of year, but when the holidays are over and the chill of January and February sets in here in the lower 48, our 50th state starts looking extra appealing. This winter, those warm temperatures and balmy breezes can be yours at... Read More

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It’s not your imagination: That is a chill in the air. Which can only mean one thing: sweater sets! And winter vacations to warm destinations. Time to get planning now, especially when you can snag a high-end guesthouse in Kaua’i for 15 percent off just for being your great... Read More

iStock InternationalPyongyang’s plentiful monuments and levels of red tape make it one of our top forbidden places

Shrouded in mystery, pulsing with dangers both real and imagined, forbidden places have always exerted an irresistible pull. Indeed, the same impulse that drew 16th-century explorers into uncharted oceans may compel today’s intrepid travelers to ignore State Department travel warnings. When white-sand Bermudan beaches and rooms with Eiffel Tower... Read More

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Aqua Bamboo Hawaii

Hawaii’s first and only boutique hotel chain, Aqua, marks its 10th anniversary this August, and to celebrate its passage into double-digits, the brand is selling the first night of four-night stays (or longer) for just $10. Choose from 16 properties across Kauai, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu, including 12 destinations... Read More