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  • Feast on Bold Delicacies to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

    To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Cinco de Mayo, Dos Equis is testing the limits of your appetite and your will with the 10-day, multi-city Feast of the Brave taco truck competition.

    Posted by Kimberly Jaso on May 01, 2012 at 5:06:40 PM EDT in News, Restaurants
  • Hotel Trend: Luxury-Car Perks for Guests

    We're intrigued by a hyper-luxe hotel perk gaining traction around the world—they hand you the keys to a luxury car armed with a custom itinerary for the day.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on May 01, 2012 at 3:26:17 PM EDT in Hotels
  • Five Must-Go Classical and Jazz Music Festivals this Summer

    Get those picnic baskets and bottles of wine out. It's time to hit the great outdoors for the annual bevy of summer music festivals that take the country by storm, from Tanglewood to the Hollywood Bowl.

    Posted by Alyssa Kim on April 24, 2012 at 2:08:46 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • An Insider's Guide to LA's Beaches

    In a land where 90 percent of the year is spent under sunny skies, no visitor should skip a visit to LA's splendidly sprawling beaches. Here are our tips for hitting the beach like a local.

    Posted by Carrie Seim on April 20, 2012 at 2:24:21 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Summer Deals for Frequent Flyers

    If you're traveling this summer, it's time to look out for promotional deals attached to your credit card, airline miles, or hotel loyalty program; you might be surprised by the sweet deals you'll find.

    Posted by Cathleen McCarthy on April 18, 2012 at 4:45:58 PM EDT in Deals
  • Hike short and long trails at the Santa Catalina Island Conservancy near Los Angeles

    Enjoy short or long hikes on Santa Catalina Island Conservancy's trails.

    Posted by Fodor's Editors on April 13, 2012 at 1:00:00 AM EDT in Travel Tips
  • World's Best Flea Markets for Authentic Souvenirs and People-Watching

    Perusing flea market fare in foreign cities can be a rewarding experience. You’ll spend the day rubbing shoulders with local shoppers and vendors, and you can usually find truly unique souvenirs to bring home. Herewith a rundown of our favorite flea markets around the globe.

    Posted by Rachel Felder on March 30, 2012 at 1:56:34 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • 5 Spring Break Getaways for Grown-ups

    Looking to indulge in a spring break escape, minus the throngs of drunken college kids and $3 tequila shots? Here are five suggestions for sophisticated spring break getaways for grown-ups, delivering romantic brushes, adrenaline rushes, gastronomic indulgences, and more.

    Posted by Donna Heiderstadt on March 15, 2012 at 12:11:17 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • LA's 7 Best Fashion Boutiques

    The sheer expanse of Los Angeles's urban sprawl can be intimidating for shoppers looking to browse, with neighborhoods spanning from beyond the Hollywood Hills to the Pacific Ocean. Better to be armed with a list of the best LA fashion boutiques for some targeted retail therapy on your next trip. Here, we’ve narrowed down the city’s choices to seven superlative picks.

    Posted by Bee Shapiro on March 01, 2012 at 3:11:57 PM EST 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