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The best of China: 14 places you won’t want to miss

In China, antiquity and heritage meet 21st-century innovation and lighting-fast development. This is a country packed with highlights – so many that it might be hard to craft a manageable itinerary. Start by immersing yourself in one of China's gigantic, sprawling cities – which contain plenty of frantic energy, but hidden pockets of serenity, too....

Wed Feb 21, 2024 22:31
Visiting Abu Dhabi with kids: theme parks, speed boats and farms

Against a backdrop of golden sand and turquoise-lined islands, Abu Dhabi is packed to the dunes with kid-friendly adventures. And thanks to the traditional warm Arabian hospitality afforded to all visitors in this part of the world, families headed to the UAE capital can expect a warm welcome. In fact, Abu Dhabi is an incredibly child-friendly destination...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 22:31
7 places to see the best cherry blossoms around the world in 2024

It's time to think pink. After months of bleak winter weather, spring is ready to explode in the northern hemisphere with a riot of cherry tree blossoms.  Plenty of seasonal blooms inspire awe, like purple crocuses announcing spring's arrival and daffodils, those gold-star perennials. Still, no flowering plant stirs the soul quite like cherry trees –...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 22:31
How to visit Québec City on a budget: 9 top tips

Québec City is a beautiful, charming city full of incredible restaurants, luxurious hotels and independent boutiques – the perfect city break with a French flavor. But all these high-end luxuries don't rule the regional capital out for budget travelers. It's all a matter of what you know, be it the perfect neighborhoods to stay, budget eats and drinks,...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 13:27
Florence in 5 Shops: Tuscan leather, hand-painted ceramics and sculpture souvenirs

Florence's transformation over the past two decades may not be visible at first glance – the red roofs, stone-paved alleys and Renaissance monuments have remained largely intact for centuries. But ask anyone who lives in the Tuscan capital and they’ll tell you about the consequences of turning an entire city into an open-air museum. Millions reach...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 13:27
Top things to do in Kyoto with kids

Japan is a delightful, safe place for travel with kids in general, and Kyoto is no exception. Its spectacular temples, fascinating foods, interesting culture and beautiful places for imaginations to run wild create opportunities for tons of fun for little ones of all ages. Is Kyoto good for kids? If you've been worried that Kyoto won't be a great...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 13:27

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