From Everest to Abbey Road: Weekly Roundup

Posted by Fodor's Editors on May 04, 2013 at 12:20:47 PM EDT | Post a Comment

We reached high highs and cool lows this week, with tips for first timers looking to climb Mt. Everest, ways to explore the Atacama desert in Chile, and hidden gems straight from the locals in five major US cities. You don't want to miss any of this, believe us.

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Climbing Everest: The First-Timer's (Easy) Guide

Author Broughton Coburn knows more than a thing or two about Mt. Everest. He's the author of several books on the subject, including the recent The Vast Unknown: America's First Ascent of Everest. Here, he pulls the curtain back on what you can really expect from climbing Everest. (Plus, there's a sweepstakes!)

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Ultimate Beatles Itinerary in London & Liverpool

It's been about 18,000 hard day's nights (er, 50 years) since The Beatles changed rock 'n' roll. And there's no better way to celebrate the milestone than with a Fab Four-themed adventure in Liverpool and London.

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12 Hidden Gems in DC, San Francisco, LA, NYC, and Chicago

From a hidden drum circle in Washington DC to awesome sushi in Chicago's Ukrainian neighborhood, we've uncovered the inside track on where the locals go in five major cities across the country.

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Exploring the Driest Place on Earth: Chile's Atacama Desert

The Atacama desert in Chile is the driest place on Earth. And its surreal and dramatic landscape is now host to a handful of properties that offer a mix of luxury stays with a healthy dose of adventure.

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Tips from the Jet Set: Vanity Bag Must-Haves

What does it mean to be jet set? Being set to jet at a moment's notice. That means keeping a vanity bag filled with compact versions of beauty and skincare favorites like these.

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Your Off-the-Beaten-Path Tuscany Itinerary

They said it couldn't be done...that it's impossible to find a tour bus-free patch of Tuscany to explore. They were wrong. This food-and-wine-filled Tuscan itinerary has more hand-made pasta than tourists.

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