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The Weird and Wonderful in Portland, OR

Is Portland still the quirky, offbeat city it claims to be? We take a guided tour on the wild side.
Sunset on Malaysia's Sarawak. Photo: Heidi Sarna

8 Reasons to See Malaysia's Sarawak by River

A river cruise in Southeast Asia offers an intimate look at a region that's only accessible by boat. Pandaw Cruises is also waiving the single supplement for Frommers.com readers on select sailings.
View from the fort at Cidade Velha, Cape Verde.

Island Hopping the Cape Verde Islands

What to see and where to stop in the distinctive West African archipelago.
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UNA Hotel Vittoria, Florence. Photo: Alberto Ferrero/UNA Hotels and Resorts

Florence, Italy's Best New Neighborhood

The former working-class, artisan's borough is a place you'll still meet Florentines and share in fun, food, and even a dash of Renaissance culture.
West Lake, Hangzhou.

10 New Ways to Do China's Greatest Hits

While you're checking off the country's big-ticket attractions, you'll need to take a break from the tourist trail. Here are excellent alternatives.
Chicago city skyline reflected in the "Bean."

Great Architectural Pilgrimages: 15 Sites to Visit

From Angkor Wat to suburban Connecticut, we've rounded up 15 inspiring sites for people who love buildings.
Vicenza rooftops. Photo: Consorzio Vicenza è

Italian Villas: 10 Architectural Wonders in Vicenza

The finest examples of Palladian architecture can be found in northern Italy's Vicenza province. See centuries-old villas, bridges, and basilicas.
Bread on a rack in a bakery

8 Views of Modern Egypt

Egypt may very well sit on the continent of Africa, but its identity is part African and part Middle Eastern, and the people are as diverse as the land.
Cerubs on the grounds of Schloss Linderhof.

9 Day Trips From Munich Into Bavaria

Mountains, lakes, spas, and medieval towns lie within an hour of Munich, and the landscape is dotted with castles, villas, and Alpine resorts.
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Chicago's Art Loop: Picasso, Miro and More

The Loop has been an exciting place to view public art for over a century, with colorful mosaics and towering works.
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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.
The main street of Tombstone, Arizona, is where all the action takes place.

Classic Cowboy Towns and B and Bs

Rediscover the Old West by relaxing at a cozy B&B and exploring what these former mining towns have to offer.
Ruins of the original Orval Abbey.

Eat and Drink at Monasteries Around the World

From the French Alps to Kentucky bourbon country, here's an unfiltered taste of heaven.
Hats for sale on Middle Caicos.

7 Best Souvenirs From the Caribbean

Find seven of the most authentic gifts to take home -- island mementos that are wonderfully made and made locally
Exterior of Ayasofya in early evening.

What to See in Istanbul: 5 Byzantine Beauties

Istanbul's Hagia Sophia usually gets all the attention. Here are a few other architectural wonders that deserve a second look.
St. Peter's Basilica fronting St. Peter's Square

Best Italian Churches: 9 Amazing Cathedrals

Nine buildings that capture the best of Italy's standard-setting religious architecture.
Piazza San Marco at night, Venice.

Best Italian Sights: 7 Favorite Piazzas

A look at how piazzas in six different cities embody the best of the distinctive Italian way of life.
Vernazza and the other Cinque Terre towns can be reached on foot, by train, or by sea.

The Very Best of Italy

Tour the fabulous scenery of the Amalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, and see more of Italy
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.
Interior of the ruins at the Rock of Cashel.

Best Celtic Ruins and Ancient Sites in Ireland

From the wonders at Newgrange and on to the Rock of Cashel, how to explore 5,000 years of Irish history in five easy stops.
Early morning at the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul.

The World's Best Markets and Bazaars: 11 Top Cities

Where to shop for one-of-a-kind souvenirs in Paris, London, Cairo, and eight other global destinations.
Bourbon Street at night in New Orleans.

New Orleans After Katrina: The Best Things Never Change

Five years after Katrina hit, New Orleans' hotels, jazz clubs, and restaurants are hitting their stride.
The Winchester Cathedral.

8 Best Historic Sites Near London

It's a treat for the traveler that the some of England's most important settings are no more than an hour outside the capital.
Home of Anne Hathaway in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England

Best Literary Sites Near London

Five escapes that will bring you closer to Shakespeare, Austen, and three more legends.
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.