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  • 4 Perfect Addis Ababa Itineraries

    Shrouded in mystery and history, Ethiopia is an emerging hot spot that's just beginning to unveil its many treasures to international tourists. Look first to the capital, Addis Ababa, where tradition meets modernity.

    Posted by Anisha Shah on January 17, 2014 at 2:45:16 PM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Romantic Getaway: Long Weekend in Montréal

    Winter in Montréal can be brutal—and beautiful. Couples willing to bundle up are rewarded with one of the most romantic cities in North America.

    Posted by Adam Erace on January 09, 2014 at 8:51:46 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Japan 101: Cities, Temples & the Great Outdoors

    Japan offers enough ancient architecture, commanding temples, and uninterrupted nature to satisfy your cravings for both culture and the great outdoors.

    Posted by Megan Eileen McDonough on January 08, 2014 at 11:03:34 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • How to Spend the Holidays in Italy

    An old-world Italian Christmas brims with tradition, culture, and of course, good food. Read on for a visitor's guide to the local holiday rhythm in three top Italian cities.

    Posted by Sarah Lewis on December 25, 2013 at 10:00:00 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • 6 Reasons to Visit Paris this Winter

    The days may be short and the weather cold, but there are six main reasons why we still adore Paris in the winter.

    Posted by Dana McMahan on December 25, 2013 at 9:00:00 AM EST in Trip Ideas
  • Thompson Chicago Blows Into the Windy City

    Tucked into the tony Gold Coast neighborhood, the 247-room Thompson Chicago opened its doors in early October with 247 sleek guestrooms and a buzz-worthy Italian seafood eatery.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on December 17, 2013 at 11:45:44 AM EST in Hotels, News
  • 5 Reasons to Go to Vancouver Now

    Nature factors into everything in Vancouver, from the diverse and thriving food scene to the ample opportunities to hike high and swim low. Spring and summer is the best time to experience it all.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on May 03, 2013 at 11:38:54 AM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Top 10 Cities for Night Owls

    If you're the type who doesn't get energized until the sun goes down, you'll love the after-dark atmosphere and legendary nightlife of these ten dark star cities.

    Posted by Donna Heiderstadt on April 04, 2013 at 1:41:50 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 5 City Spring Preview: New York City, Paris, Rome, Las Vegas, and San Francisco

    Spring has just about sprung, so we've rounded up a preview of the season's freshest happenings in five of the world's most popular cities. From San Francisco's funky festivals to Paris's cutting-edge art expos, these main events are sure to put some spring in your step. In addition to outlining a smorgasbord of special spring events, each city-specific mini-itinerary below gives you the scoop on where to sleep and eat, for a spring fling to make the birds sing.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on March 13, 2012 at 1:44:45 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Best City Hotels for Yoga

    Access to yoga while on vacation is a must for many, and while there’s no shortage of exotic spa and wellness resorts that offer expert-instructed classes on the beach or in the jungle, what happens when you want to fit in a little Zen time during a city trip? It seems many city hotels fall short in the yoga department, with oftentimes little more than a boring beginner class thrown in here and there, usually held too early in the morning for most tastes. Fear not: You can count on a good stretch and a clear mind at these yoga-conscious city hotels.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 01, 2012 at 2:25:46 PM EST in Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • 5 Great Girlfriend Getaways

    Before Beyoncé went into Blue Ivy baby-momma mode, Destiny’s Child taught the world an important lesson: When the ladies leave their men at home, good times will soon follow. So grab your favorite gals for an estrogen-fueled getaway to remember—herewith five great girlfriend getaway ideas to make it happen.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 20, 2012 at 11:18:19 AM EST in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • Where to Stay and Save this Presidents' Day Weekend

    If you haven't booked your Presidents' Day getaway yet, fear not, as there are still deals to be had. We've identified substantial discounts on holiday weekend travel (February 17–20, 2012) and beyond. So whether you're looking for a beach vacation, ski weekend, or a great city getaway, rooms are definitely still available (we checked). All you have to do is get there—and these deals should help offset your last-minute airfare.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on January 15, 2012 at 8:59:33 PM EST in Events, Deals, Hotels