Seven European Destinations to Visit This Fall

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Bruges, Belgium A UNESCO World Heritage City, Bruges charms visitors year-round with Old World aesthetics, excellent food, and welcoming locals. In autumn sees fewer crowds along its cobblestoned streets, just as the colors on the trees change to vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows. The best way to take in the foliage is with a cruise…

The Best European Spa Towns

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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic Once an in-vogue retreat for kings and queens—it was Charles IV who discovered the thermal springs and founded this spa town in the 14th century—Karlovy Vary, in the Tepla River valley, still makes for a royally grand spa getaway. Take in the ornate architecture showcasing historicist and Art Nouveau buildings and…

The Best River Cruises in Europe for 2019/2020

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For travelers curious about cruising but not ready to take the plunge into mega ships and the high seas, river cruising is the way to go. Europe is the natural setting for such a trip, with routes along the Rhine, Douro, Elbe, Rhône and more, allowing easy passage across borders. AMA Waterways Christmas Markets on the Rhine…

10 Mexico Hotels With Incredible Swim-Up Suites

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Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen Set on a mile-long stretch of beach, the Rosewood Mayakoba is a peaceful retreat that largely attracts couples, though it does feature an extensive children’s program. The Rosewood’s Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suites offer swim-up access, as well as private pools and decks right on the water. Swimming is not recommended here due…

May Travel Newsletter 2019

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Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini Staying here is like living in your own private abode, albeit one with a typical-for-the-Cyclades design (whitewashed; cave-like), beds on raised platforms, and plunge pools that extend right to the cliff’s edge. Everything is designed to put those all-blue Aegean views on full display, and to pamper you in all the…

7 Gorgeous Overwater Bungalow Resorts within a 2-Hour Flight of the U.S. Ideal for Honeymoon Planning

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Rosewood Mayakoba, Mexico It’s a honeymooner’s life at the luxurious Rosewood Mayakoba, a tranquil five-star escape in Mexico’s Riviera Maya known for its excellent spa, upscale restaurants, and setting along a mile-long beach and interior mangrove. All of its 128 suites feature gorgeous rich-wood furniture and private plunge pools—but it’s the deluxe overwater lagoon suites you’ll…

Dream Romantic Getaways

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St. John, US Virgin Islands It’s not unusual to find yourself alone on one of St. John’s pristine coves—it’s the smallest of the three islands within the USVI, and 60 percent is protected land. Check into Caneel Bay, the only hotel located within Virgin Islands National Park, founded by ecotourism pioneer Laurance Rockefeller in 1956. The property…