The essential Rio travel guide

Has the Olympics put Rio on your personal map? Check out these essential sites on your next Brazilian vacation.

4 notable and historic spaces of architect Le Corbusier

Seventeen of the Swiss-French modernist architect's projects, including two sacred spaces, were recently named to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

My French love affair changed my outlook on life

Spending a year in a small French town taught me everything I need to know about the love of life.

The 10 most scenic swimming holes in America

Sick of crowded beaches? Splash into one of these beautiful oasis spots for some cool, relaxing fun.

20 things you didn’t know about Krakow, Poland

You are probably hearing a lot about World Youth Day, the inspirational event for young people organized by the Catholic church, going on on this week. Here are some surprising facts about this years rich and historical host city.

12 breathtaking views of the Tour de France (PHOTOS)

Instagram is the next best place to be if you can't witness the glorious landscape around the world's most famous bike race in person.

Meticulously restored St. Patrick’s Cathedral in all its glory (PHOTOS)

The altar gleams. The black-and-white-checked marble floors shimmer. Three years and $175 million later, St. Patrick's Cathedral is restored to its original glory and remains…

10 charming bed & breakfast getaways

Need a vacation but only have a weekend to spare? These B&Bs are the most relaxing, picturesque home away from homes you'll find on either coast.

10 spectacular and little known churches to see in Rome

A walking tour of 10 artistically, architecturally and historically important Roman churches completely mapped out for you—including places to eat along the way.

What to see in Rome after the Sistine Chapel

Sightseeing in Roma? Don't miss "The Mother of all Churches."

Vacation idea: let’s all go to adult summer camp

These recreational adult getaways prove you’re never too old for summer camp.

‘Pilot’: the portable translator in your ear

Often find yourself lost in translation? These new earbuds give you the potential to converse in foreign languages all over the world.

A hidden surprise in the heart of the Sistine Chapel

The breathtaking paintings in the Sistine Chapel are both a history lesson and a reflection of our place in the human drama.

Central Park’s secret sanctuary for the soul

After 80 years, a hidden garden inside New York's Central Park has opened its gates. Want to peek inside?

Unusual & inexpensive honeymoon destinations

Consider these fresh destinations for your first ever trip as Mr. and Mrs.