Evening at Pike Place Market in Seattle.

America's Best Public Markets

Eat and shop like a local at one of these public markets in Seattle, Philadelphia, D.C., and seven other U.S. cities.
A glass-enclosed rooftop bar and the East Terrace at Salon de Ning provide year-round views from the 23rd floor of The Peninsula New York.

New York City's Best Year-Round Rooftop Bars and Terraces

A little winter chill can't stop the party at these New York City rooftop bars and terraces.
Snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island.

Best of Hawaii: 40 Favorite Sights and Activities

There really is just one cardinal rule to enjoying a Hawaiian vacation: relax -- you are in paradise.
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Alnwick Castle

5 Trips Inspired By Best-Selling Novelists

Literary tours inspired by J.K. Rowling, Elizabeth Gilbert, Steig Larsson, Stephenie Meyer, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Sundance instructor assists a guest in creating their first piece of pottery. Photo: Adam Brown/Sundance Resorts

One-of-a-Kind Resorts: Best Places to Do What You Love

Whether you enjoy cooking, golfing, or swimming, each of these resorts combines your favorite hobby with your love of travel.
Portland's favorite slogan.

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.
The iconic Flatiron Building in New York City.

New York City's Flatiron District: On the Rise

New hotels and restaurants are popping up in New York City's Flatiron District. Here's a closer look at the top restaurants and the best places to stay.
French cooking class.

Cooking Classes Abroad: Travel for Taste

Learn how to replicate your favorite meals by enrolling in cooking classes in Paris, Barcelona, Florence, and seven other cities around the world.
First-class train seats in a "quiet car" aboard a TGV train to Paris.

Iconic European Rail Journeys

From Scandinavia to Rome: These 10 trips show the full reach of the European rail system.

10 Top Travel Twitterers

Our flying expert shares the handles of his go-to people for travel advice on Twitter.com
Books reach to the rafters on rickety shelves inside Shakespeare and Company, an acclaimed English-language bookstore in Paris

A Tour of Literary Paris: Where Famous Writers Lived and Worked

Follow in the footsteps of famous writers in the Latin Quarter, the Marais, Montmartre, and Montparnasse.
Hikers moving up Ayers Rock in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia.

Exploring Oprah's Australia on Your Own Dime

From cuddling koalas to climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge, here's how to follow in the talk-show queen's footsteps -- without a royal budget.
Find your own magic carpet at Bazar Ben Allal in the carpet souk, Criée Berbere.

Best of Marrakech: 13 Favorite Moments

From the medina's medieval jigsaw to Hivernage's hedonistic clubs, Marrakech has a spirit that's impossible to bottle.
Lahaina, Hawaii (Maui)

Cliff Diving and Cliff Jumping: 9 Peak Places

Oceans, lakes, and rivers around the world where you can go over the edge.
Pictured, "Today" show co-hosts: Al Roker, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry, Hoda Kotb. Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC

New York City TV Tapings: How to Get a Seat

What you need to know to see Roker, Stewart, Ray, and other TV stars during your next trip to New York City.
Kim Kardashian on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC

Los Angeles TV Tapings: Behind the Scenes

Headed to L.A.? Find out how you can step off the street and into your favorite show.
People rushing through the terminal at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

8 Airport Survival Tips for the Holidays

Follow this advice from our highest flyer and you just may get through the airport this winter without going crazy.
Evening view of the Tower of London, seen from across the River Thames.

The Royal River: Life Along the Thames

What the River Thames lacks in length, it makes up for in history and pageantry.
Many of the mummified corpses in the Catacombe dei Cappuccini remain fully clothed centuries after death.

Catacombs and Tombs: 9 Final Resting Places

Come face to face with your humanity at these nine catacombs, tombs, and ossuaries in Italy, Cambodia, the Balkans, and more.
A view of the Placa, the main street of the Croat city of Dubrovnik. Also visible is the Franciscan Monastery

The World's Most Walkable Cities

From Paris to Melbourne, put on your most comfortable pair of shoes and explore the 10 most pedestrian-friendly cities around the world.
Skydiving over Interlaken, Switzerland.

9 Skydiving Adventures: Thrills on High

See the world from up above in nine stunning destinations from Guam to Switzerland.
Children at the base of Cinderella's Castle at Walt Disney World

19 Classic Disney World Attractions

Experts describe the park's most compelling rides and sights and how to see them best.
Colorado River

Top 10 Whitewater River Rafting Destinations

Dip your paddle in the rushing water at any one of these 10 rivers and your workaday worries will rapidly disappear.
A view from the Cathedral of Notre Dame

The World's 10 Most Divine Cities

Head to Rome, Moscow, Paris, Tokyo, and six other cities for some of the world's most beautiful churches, temples, synagogues, and mosques.
Antoni Gaudí's intricate mosaic work is featured extensively throughout Parc Güell.

Barcelona Walking Tour: Gaudi's Parc Guell

How to discover one of the world's most unique architectural sites, one step at a time.