A Guide to Barbecue Around the World—in All Its Tangy, Spicy, and Charred Glory

A roadmap for exploring tasty traditions in more than 20 countries.

7 Best Travel Credit Cards to Apply for Right Now

Courtesy of American Express The Delta SkyMiles Reserve American Express Card upped its bonus to 100,000 miles to celebrate a limited-edition card constructed from repurposed airplane metal. AFAR partners with and may receive a commission from card issuers. This site does not include all financial companies or all available financial offers. Compensation may impact how an offer is presented. Our coverage is independent and...

These American rivers are still full of gold

Locations where you can hunt for the precious metal.

Great Florida Beaches for Camping

From Bahia Honda to St. George Island, these spots are perfect for camping fans. The post Great Florida Beaches for Camping appeared first on Florida Travel + Life.

The Ideal Outer Banks, North Carolina, Beach Vacation

Photo by Lorenzo D'Angelo / Shutterstock A lovely village feel meets miles and miles of undeveloped seashore on Ocracoke Island. As a born-and-bred Tar Heel, I often struggle with recommending just one North Carolina destination to visiting friends and family. Do they crave craft beer, crisp mountain air, hiking, biking, and whitewater kayaking? I send them to Blue Ridge mountain towns like Asheville and Blowing Rock. If a hip college town and...

Chicago’s Neighborhoods Not to Miss

Photos by Jeff Marini Head to Hyde Park for live music and great jerk chicken. Chicago, the third largest city in the United States, has been called a big city with a small-town feel, mostly for its numerous neighborhoods that seem to bring things a bit closer together. Since the city’s inception, immigrants have set up enclaves—Swedes in Andersonville, Poles in West Town and then up Milwaukee Avenue, Czechs and then Mexicans in Pilsen, Puerto...

40 of the Most Colorful Places to Visit in the United States

From vibrant flower fields to iconic rows of painted houses.

13 Top Brazil Beaches

Explore the best spots for iconic sandy beaches and picture-worthy sunsets.

The ‘Queen of Beach Reads’ on Her Favorite Beach Town

Her guide to the ultimate summer destination.

Why you have to see Egypt's many ancient wonders

Home to spectacular desert landscapes and millennia-old monuments, Egypt is quite unlike anywhere else in the world. From elaborate tombs to dazzling pyramids, these are just some of the incredible treasures the Ancient Egyptians left behind.

Never Travel Without This Item, Flight Attendant Says

Getting ready for a big trip? According to flight attendants, you should never, ever travel without this one important item.

10 Key Travel Advisories Announced in June

The US State Department issued more than 50 updated travel advisories over the past month.

Photos of the Royals Living Their Best Lives in the Summer

From family time at Windsor Castle to extravagant vacations on yachts. While it may seem like all work and no play, the royals always find time to enjoy the summer. For starters, they take their travels very seriously — from honeymooning in Spain to sailing on the royal yacht to visiting the pyramids in Giza. But they also make the most of the warm season by spending quality time as a family outside on the grounds of Windsor Castle or visiting Balmoral for the weekend. Feeling nostalgic? We found photos from as early as the 1930s of the royal family on holiday. From Queen Elizabeth II's days as a young girl to Princess Diana's vacations with her boys, get ready to see the royals soaking up the sun on trips for business, pleasure and, most times, a little bit of both!

41 Photos of U.S. Presidents Cutting Loose on Vacation

Inspiration for your weekend plans.

I moved from the US to Asia. Here's what the 'American' section of a grocery store in Thailand is like.

Brands from the US — like Ben & Jerry's, Kraft, and Hidden Valley — are sold in Villa Market, a Bangkok supermarket, but they come at a hefty price.

Thousands of flights delayed as biggest crowds in years hit airports

With U.S. transit officials keeping a close eye on airline performance this Fourth of July weekend, Mother Nature did not help operations. Flight cancellations didn’t reach the levels we’ve seen in recent weeks, but five of the largest domestic carriers saw more than 4,000 flights delayed on a day that the TSA shattered the record …

These Are the Most Expensive Cities in the World to Live In

#3 jumped 42 spots in just one year.

The Best Airbnbs Within Driving Distance of New York City

In just three hours you can get to these homes in the Catskills, Hamptons, Poconos, and more.

How Early Should You Get to the Airport?

In a time of long security lines, delays, and cancellations, there's no such thing as getting to the airport too early.

Deal alert: NYC travelers can fly business-class to Paris or Milan for $2,300

To celebrate summer, all-business-class airline La Compagnie currently has a deal offering a limited number of business-class flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Paris or Milan starting at $2,300. This deal is only available to the first 500 people that book and flights have to be taken in August 2022, so be sure …

Travelers Love These Sleek, Noise-canceling Earbuds — and They're More Than 50% Off Right Now

They’ve earned more than 12,000 five-star ratings and are just $36.

18 Top Finger Lakes Wineries to Visit

In New York's winemaking region, riesling reigns supreme.

These 4th of July Barbecue Recipes + Sides Are Just What You Need

Happy birthday, America!

This traveler’s costly night in Amsterdam is good reminder to book with right card

We’ve all been there. You have the perfect setup on the couch with your laptop or tablet, and would like nothing more than to avoid getting up as you surf the web, perhaps doing some shopping … or booking a trip. Then a site asks for your credit card, but your wallet is across the …

15 Killer Amazon Prime Day Home Deals You Can Score Early

Prime Day dates are out, but you can already deck out your kitchen, bedroom, and living room for less.

Monster of Rock Cruise announces 2023 lineup and Port Canaveral as departing port

Tesla, Winger, Queensrÿche, Saxon, Extreme, Autograph are among the biggest names that will perform on the 11th voyage of the Monsters of Rock Cruise, organizers have announced. The five-day/five-night full-ship music charter will set sail April 29 through May 4, 2023 aboard Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas and depart out of Port Canaveral. More […] The post Monster of Rock Cruise announces 2023 lineup and Port Canaveral as departing port...

Every State’s Top Fourth of July Fireworks Show

The best July 4th Fireworks in America.

Take a Look at These Rare Photos of Buckingham Palace Through the Years

See how the Queen's home has evolved since she moved in. Not only is Buckingham Palace one of the most beautiful places in the world, but it also carries with it a rich history dating back hundreds of years. Some features have remained the same over time—like the famous Grand Staircase—while other elements have been upgraded over time. In the seven decades of her reign, Queen Elizabeth has influenced the decor and helped the palace maintain its position of prestige. See the evolution of the Queen's home from the 1800s to now in these rare photos of Buckingham Palace.

Unmissable RV trips all over America

An RV affords you the freedom to take to the open road and the USA has a staggering number of tried-and-tested routes perfect for a motorhome adventure. From scenic byways looping through national parks to epic multi-state expeditions, we've ranked the top journeys for RV road-trippers in the States.

Amtrak hires firm to plan major track and infrastructure improvements into NYC

As train travel bounces back from the lower-demand days of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s big news about the future of a critical section of the Northeast Corridor in and around New York. Amtrak announced it reached a contract with a design firm to begin planning improvements at New York Penn Station and to railroad infrastructure …

10 Rentals to Book ASAP From Vrbo's First-Ever Vacation Homes of the Year List

Just in time for your summer getaway reservations.

Has an Iconic Book Series Been Completely Ruined?

The storied '80s and '90s favorite is getting a revamp for the next generation. But does that ruin the fun?

5 reasons why Disney cruises aren’t just for kids

Editor’s note: TPG writer Ashley Kosciolek sailed on Disney Wish on a free trip provided by Disney Cruise Line. The opinions expressed below are entirely hers and weren’t subject to review by the line. Gourmet French dinners, $5,000 cocktail experiences, serene infinity pools and penthouse suites that cost thousands of dollars a night might not …

Here's What the American Home Looked Like the Year You Were Born

Take a spin through a virtual yearbook of interior design history.

Amazon Is Having a Fantastic Fire Pit Sale to Shop ASAP

This backyard essential is key for creating a cozy outdoor space—and now you can score one at a discount.

The 6 Best Off-The-Radar Destinations in the U.S. That Need to Be on Your Bucket List

From tiny towns in Arizona to California, these tourist-free spots are some of the best under-the-radar vacation destinations in America.

Spare yourself the hassle and stress with these 8 perfect family staycation destinations

We all have those dream vacations we’ve been planning in our heads for years, but those often require passport applications or renewals, long-haul flights and the plotting of detailed itineraries to ensure the trip goes off without a hitch. Those trips are all well and good, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait for …

Unexpected places to find Roman ruins

Unless you’ve been living under a rock – or a temple – it’s likely that you’ll have heard of the famous Roman ruins of Pompeii and the ancient architectural gems of Rome. At its peak, the Roman Empire covered nearly two million square miles (more than five million sq km) – spanning large swathes of western Europe, Africa and even parts of Asia – so there are plenty of lesser-known wonders to explore without the crowds.

38 Things To Do in Boston

Consider this the ultimate guide to the de-facto capital of New England.

The Wilderness Is Harsh and Unforgiving — and These 10 Shocking Survival Stories Prove It

The wilderness is harsh and unforgiving. These brave souls faced it head-on and lived to tell the tale.

It's Impossible Not to Smile at These Adorable George and Amal Clooney Moments

From red carpet to royal wedding, this A-list couple makes hearts melt whenever they step out together.

Shoppers Say 'Don't Think Twice' About Grabbing This Cute Amazon Dress While It's on Sale Ahead of Prime Day

The customer-favorite Milumia Button Up Split Flowy dress is currently on sale for up to 32 percent off as an early Prime Day deal. Shop it now before the price goes back up.

16 Small Towns You Should Visit This Summer

For these small towns, summer is the best (and prettiest!) time to visit.

Truly Fascinating Places You Won't Believe Are in the United States

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.

Live the Billionaire Life at a Resort That’s Literally Called ‘The Billionaire Resort’

What was once reserved for the billionaires and celebrities of the world, has now opened up as a resort for the masses.

9 Quality Tennis Rackets to Buy Now, According to Serena Williams' Former Coach

Legendary instructor Rick Macci shows us what to look for in a quality tennis racket.

These Home Decorating Trends That Are Back and Better Than Ever

Yep, we thought macramé was gone for good, too.

40 Things You Didn't Know About 'Downton Abbey'

Like it got VERY smelly on set. Downton Abbey took the world by storm when it first premiered in 2010. Viewers couldn't get enough of the Crawleys, their relationships, and all the drama that took place inside those castle walls. To this day, fans can still visit a traveling exhibition that brings them behind the scenes of the show and back in time. In celebration of the second movie, Downton Abbey: A New Era, we're looking back at every bit of trivia from the original show. Watch Now on Amazon Prime Watch Now on Netflix

39 Amazing Vintage Photos of Celebrities in Their New York City Apartments

Peek inside the homes of Marilyn Monroe, Louis Armstrong, Yoko Ono, and more.

Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in New York City 2022

Parties on hotel rooftops and on river cruises for the best vantage points of the sparkling skyline event.