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Sep 15 2015

travel42 Best Of: Top 10 mountain lodges

Category: Best Of | Hotels | ListsMegan Leader @ 06:49

By this point in the year, we're all getting ready to say our goodbyes to summer and embrace the fall (and holiday?!) travel season. That means warm hearths, cozy beds, world-class comfort food, and bright foliage giving way to snow-capped peaks.

To celebrate the season and make the most of the chilly weather around the corner, we've rounded up our favorite hotels around the world that capitalize on their gorgeous mountain settings. Grab your camera and bundle up: Let's go exploring!

1. Four Seasons Resort Vail, Vail, Colorado. This Four Seasons is one of a growing number of FS properties with a low room count and large pool of amenities anchored to a More...

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Mar 17 2015

Best Of: Where to stay before a cruise

Category: Cruises | Hotels | Best OfMegan Leader @ 06:26

There's something special about the anticipation travelers feel before departing on a cruise: Whether you're traveling to the Caribbean or Alaska, or if you're sailing along the Rhine, your expectations are high and you're ready for an adventure, so you want to make sure your trip starts out on the right foot. That's why we've collected some of our top hotel recommendations for an exceptional stay before your cruise departure.


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Aug 15 2014

Wining and dining in Vancouver, Hollywood North

Category: Destinations | FavoritesMegan Leader @ 10:27

We all recognize Los Angeles as the epicenter of all things film and TV, but there's another North American star city that frequently makes its way onto the big screen: Vancouver, British Columbia.

It shares the title of "Hollywood North" with Toronto, and both cities are deserving, because they are home to huge TV and movie production studios. With a title like that, you know Vancouver has got to be full of fabulous restaurants and nightlife that draw stars and film crews alike after a long day of shooting. Here are some of our favorite spots from the updated Vancouver destination guide.



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May 31 2012

Cool vacations to escape the summer heat

Category: Megan Leader @ 09:43

It seems that everyone loves and welcomes the transitional seasons of spring and fall, but in the more extreme seasons (summer and winter), people become very passionate about their opinions. I'm a big fan of summer. I like going to the beach and relaxing in the sun; but I despise cold, wet, gloomy winters with every fiber of my being—it gives me the shivers just thinking about it! I'm sure plenty of you are of the opposite frame of mind—you enjoy the brisk chill of winter and can't stand this blistering heat of summer that now seems to be upon us. If you're of the latter opinion, you're in luck, because I've rounded up a few spots that are balmy, breezy and might even require you to pack a jacket. More...

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