The chocolate chip cookie may reign supreme in the U.S., but countries around the world boast their own signature cookies that rival the iconic American standard. We've selflessly dedicated ourselves to tasting our way around the globe in search of the world's best cookies. Here are our favorites. ... view gallery»
Barcelona locals Francesca Gufoni and Laura Coch dish on their favorite tapas haunts, Gaudi buildings, day trips, and more. ... view gallery»
You see a lot of "best airline" stories, but many look suspiciously like they were based on business- and first-class. For most travelers, however, what happens at the front of the plane stays at the front of the plane—it's something to fantasize about, but prohibitively expensive and not even remotely achievable in this lifetime.
As to real-world flying for real-world travelers, everyone knows that the coach or economy airline product in the back of the plane runs from miserable to unacceptable. The "best" options are really the "least worst." So with that in mind, here are the best coach-class airlines in the world.... view gallery»
Hot-weather travel can cause a packing problem—you want footwear that won't contribute to your sweatiness, but flimsy flip-flops just don't give you the support and protection needed to walk around all day. We've rounded up 15 shoes (for men and women) that will keep your feet happy and you looking and feeling cool. ... view gallery»
Don't get us wrong: We'll never stop being impressed with the Great Wall or the Forbidden City. But China is a vast country, and as more North Americans turn their sights eastward, we jumped at the chance to shine the spotlight on some less-known (at least to Americans) but exceptional experiences.
To find these great destinations, we enlisted the help of James Tan of Jetbay, a California-based online travel agency focused solely on China. Here are our favorite "secret" places to visit in China based on his recommendations.... view gallery»
Get an exclusive inside look at EVA Air's new Hello Kitty plane, a Boeing 777-300ER, now operating flights between Houston, Taipei, and Singapore.... view gallery»
Summer weather means that all across America people are perking up at the jingle of the ice cream truck and getting ready to cool down with popsicles, ice cream, and other frozen goodies. Sure, Chipwiches and Choco Tacos might be delicious, but they just can't compare to many of the amazing icy delicacies that are popular internationally. Be prepared for some serious dessert envy. ... view gallery»
In Alaska, where travel options can seem as vast as the geography, deciding how to best spend valuable vacation hours can be a challenge. We queried the best kind of insider sources—long-time residents tapped into the local tourism scene—about where they take visiting friends and relatives. Here are their 10 best-bet recommendations.... view gallery»
Yes, for U.S. citizens, legal travel to Cuba is now possible. However, you'll face its complexities before you ever touch down in Havana. And while the rules continue to evolve as president Obama eases restrictions, here's the latest on what you need to know for planning a trip (at least for the moment).... view gallery»