• World's 20 Most Spectacular Palaces Posted at February 22, 2016 in Fodor's Travel travelfree Royal residences in Europe and Asia have inspired writers from Shakespeare, who set Hamlet at Kronborg Castle in Denmark, to Henry James, who admired Switzerland’s lakeside Château de Chillon. In James’s day, wealthy Americans crossed the Atlantic for a grand tour of Europe, visiting the great monuments and castles of the Old World. Today, these opulent palaces are still some of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, offering contemporary visitors ... Read More
  • 10 Things to Do in Jamaica This Winter Posted at February 19, 2016 in Fodor's Travel travelfree For all the gated-in mass resorts lining its northern shores (after all, this is the country that gave birth to the all-inclusive concept), Jamaica remains one of the Caribbean’s most appealing and accessible locales. From Montego Bay and Ocho Rios to Negril, scores of new and newly-renovated hotels opened their doors in 2015 and are on the docket for 2016 and beyond. Tourism is booming, but despite the crowds at ... Read More
  • 10 Best Cruise Lines with Family Suites Posted at February 19, 2016 in Fodor's Travel travelfree The secret's out that value-packed cruises make for great family getaways, what with fun-for-everyone, multigenerational appeal at every port, and via the plentiful activities, entertainment, and dining options on board. Now, cruise lines are upping the ante on their accommodations, too, in response to the ever-rising demand of multigenerational family travelers. These days, you can choose from a wide selection of suites and connecting staterooms that are specifically designed to keep the ... Read More
  • 15 Unexpected Things in New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art Posted at February 18, 2016 in Fodor's Travel travelfree Tourists and lifelong New Yorkers alike can appreciate the iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue. The museum houses one of the largest art collections in the world, including paintings by Europe’s great masters brought to New York by Gilded Age barons for the edification of the city. But there’s plenty to see in the Met besides the Titians, Monets, and Renoirs. Some of the less-visited wings hold some ... Read More
  • 12 Things President Obama Shouldn't Miss When He Visits Cuba Posted at February 18, 2016 in Fodor's Travel travelfree Cuba offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list, including President Obama's. In March, the president will travel to the island nation, making him only the second sitting U.S. president in history to visit Cuba. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.