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Celestyal Olympia: A cruise ship that will take you to the Greek Islands

The 1,664-passenger vessel operates short trips to the Greek Islands out of the port of Piraeus, near Athens.        

‘Magical Towns’: Authentic Mexico off the beaten path

Travelers who feel comfortable striking out on their own will find small towns offering an authentic experience of bygone Mexico.        

Chicago's can't-miss fried chicken has a signature spread

High-quality ingredients and a homemade honey butter spread have made Honey Butter Fried Chicken famous in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood.        

Thrill of the week: Ride Busch Garden's InvadR

Ride Busch Gardens Williamsburg's first wooden coaster virtually.        

Hotel del Coronado: San Diego’s luxury landmark for 129 years

Since its opening in 1888, the hotel has been a San Diego landmark, its silhouette rising from the coastline like a sandcastle reaching for the sky.        

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta: The world's most photographed event

An estimated 600 hot air balloons attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.        

Vienna has a coffee culture of its own

Vienna's coffee culture is so distinct it has a UNESCO designation. Immerse yourself in local flavor at these coffeehouses and chocolate shops.        

Halloween thrills at theme parks around the USA

Six Flags Magic Mountain turns out the lights on many of its coasters, while other parks dial up the scares with mazes.        

Review this! Travelers fed up with solicitations

The unwelcome overtures are usually delivered in a rapid-fire succession of emails after your trip, but increasingly also in person.        

Five must-see small towns in Arizona

These towns feature scenic beauty, easy access and welcoming main street businesses.        

Find beautiful fall colors in these public lands

From national parks to wildlife refuges, these public lands are perfect for leaf peeping.        

'WASTED! The Story of Food Waste' premieres On Demand

Anthony Bourdain's documentary about food waste debuts in select theaters and On Demand today.        

Classic Masonic temple transformed into new L.A. art museum

The temple on Wilshire Boulevard is now home to the Marciano Art Foundation, featuring more than 1,500 works of art.        

Nine classic weekend getaways that are better in fall

Here are nine destinations across the U.S. that you can visit on a modest budget.        

National Park Service: 10 hidden gems that deserve a visit

The big parks get all the attention, but don't miss these underappreciated spots.        

Cleveland's Brewnuts makes doughnuts with beer

Brewnuts bar and bakery serves local beer with its inventive doughnuts, which are all made with beer.        

Symphony of the Seas to feature two-deck family suite with slide between floors

To be called the Ultimate Family Suite, the complex will be on Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship.        

Wild islands in the Carolinas

This raw daytime hiking is just minutes up the coast from cosmopolitan Charleston.        

Giada De Laurentiis announces second Las Vegas restaurant

The Italian-American celebrity chef will open a quick-service eatery, Pronto by Giada, at Caesars Palace in 2018.        

October's #avgeek gallery: 30 cool aviation photos

Check out our latest batch of fun airplane and aviation photos. This time, there's a theme: Los Angeles International Airport .        

Honeymoon hotels: Five romantic resorts in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit

Couples can choose among a selection of secluded five-star resorts, boutique beach town hotels, or classic Mexican accommodations.        

Epcot's Food and Wine Fest expands around the world

This year, there are 35 kiosks serving over 200 items, which can be purchased a la carte.