The Three Boar Heads of Gdańsk in Gdańsk, Poland

The Ferber House is the former home of the famous Gdansk Ferber clan, built in 1560 on Długa Street by Konstanty Ferber in beautiful Renaissance forms. The influential Gdansk Ferber family (of the “Three Boar Heads” coat of arms) produced six mayors, numerous councillors, jurors, and two parish priests of the Marian Church in Gdansk. The tenement’s attic...

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3 Great Adventures in America’s Largest National Park: Wrangell St. Elias

You’ve come a long way to get here and have finally arrived at your destination: Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. But now what? How do you spend your time? While travel service and facilities are limited, there are still endless opportunities to explore and discover this area. There are a myriad of outdoor activities to consider including...

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What to see in Melania Trump’s homeland

Not that it needs the Trump connection to pull in visitors. Neither Balkan, Mediterranean, nor Alpine, Slovenia is more a cocktail of all three, served with its own distinct twist. Nowhere in the country is more than three hours drive from anywhere else, yet this compact destination boasts a frankly ridiculous diversity in landscapes. There’s a reason...

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What is the perfect ski resort for you?

For those of us who have never stayed at a ski resort, there are a lot of factors to consider before deciding where to go for the winter season. Perhaps the most important factor to nail down is the budget. This will tell you what you can afford going forward. Once that is done, you should take into account the location, room needed, amenities wanted, and leisure...

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Understanding Virgin Hotel Chicago’s Quick Rise to Consumer Favorite

Follow this quick guide to Richard Branson’s new, top consumer rated, Chicago based, Virgin Hotel. Rooms are called chambers. Standard chambers are divided into two spaces with a sliding door in between. When you walk into a room, you enter a dressing room with a vanity, makeup desk and mirror, a large shower with a bench and his and her closets with no...

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Winners of the Boutique Hotel Awards tell us about their most memorable hotel stays around the world

We spoke with some of the top hotel goers in the country to find out which resorts reign king. Apparently, there is no shortage of options in classic European cities: Paris, Venice, London. As well as Asia’s booming hotspots, including Shanghai and Chiang Mai. Let’s not forget the dreamy resorts scattered across Mexico’s best beaches. Winners of the Boutique...

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The best houses to rent in Catalonia

Most probably, you have already heard about Sagrada Familia, Antonio Gaudi s most famous work and one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world, located in Barcelona. If you have been in Barcelona, you will know that the amount of cozy, chic and fantastic restaurants is high. You can get lost on little calas with no more company than the beauty of nature,...

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Video: Travel’s Next Big Challenge Is Connecting Our Global Megacities

Cities are mankind’s most enduring and stable mode of social organization, outlasting all empires and nations over which they have presided. Today cities have become the world’s dominant demographic and economic clusters. It is not population or territorial size that drives world-city status, but economic weight, proximity to zones of growth, political stability,...

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‘Bittersweet’ Buenos Aires perfect for Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain tells Anderson Cooper that he returned from Argentina and wept at the sight of vegetables. On Sunday’s episode of “Parts Unknown,” Anthony Bourdain explored Buenos Aires, its colorful vibrant energy and its slow melancholy that lingers on the summer streets. Summer in the Argentinian capital falls around January, when the city streets...

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