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Travels on the Run: Charleston, South Carolina

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For freelance writer Barbara A. Noe, going on a run is the best way to get oriented in a new city, and a great way to take in the sights. So lace up your sneaks and read on to get Barbara’s tips on where to run in some of the world’s greatest places—and what to see along the way.

A Perfect Day in Downtown Melbourne

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When it comes to getting around the sprawling metropolis (in terms of square mileage, Melbourne is one of the largest cities in the world), you have to right-size your ambitious plans. So for this perfect-day itinerary, I homed in on the city’s Central Business District, which, thanks to an excellent (and free) tram system, is eminently explorable.

Dancing in the Streets: Peru’s Candelaria Festival

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During the pre-Hispanic period of the place we now call Peru, February was harvest time. Couple that with a desire to celebrate the city of Puno’s patron, the Virgin of Candelaria, and it’s time to dance in the streets—literally.

Dogsledding in Swedish Lapland

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Above the Arctic Circle, Sweden’s Lapland region unfolds with snow-capped mountains, deep forest, and vast stretches of untamed wilderness. But forget about snowmobiles: The hands-on, eco-friendly, and far more rewarding way to tour is by dogsled.

Insider’s Guide to Vilankulo, Mozambique

Mozambique’s shoreline, at 1,540 miles, is about the length of the U.S. west coast. The southern part of the coast—known for the seaside town of Vilankulo and Bazaruto Archipelago National Park—is a magnet for travelers seeking authentic (and affordable) adventure. Here’s how to optimize your time in this coastal paradise.

Celebrating a Century of Dada in Zurich

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Dada is art. Dada is anti-art. Dada is manifesto. Dada is jibberish. Dada is a costume so cumbersome one has to be carried when wearing it. Whatever Dada is, or isn’t, most agree it’s long dead. But not in Zurich, the avant-garde movement’s birthplace. Best known as an international banking hub, the city—Switzerland’s largest—has long turned a lukewarm shoulder to…

I Heart My City: Brock and Tangerine’s Doha

Husband-and-wife travel team Brock and Tangerine lived in Doha for nearly five years. It’s where the peripatetic couple (they’re on a mission to visit 100 countries and are more than halfway there) met, fell in love, and eventually married. Aside from their personal connection to the Qatari capital, they think the world should heart Doha, what they…

The Luxe List: 8 Places to Indulge Yourself in 2016

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If you’re looking to indulge yourself in 2016, here are eight destinations to add to your bucket list.

David Lebovitz’s Favorite Edible French Souvenirs

Extra room in your new Longchamp bag? American chef and author David Lebovitz, who lives in Paris, recommends some of his favorite edible souvenirs to stock your larder or give as gifts.

Natural Beauty: Great Day Trips From Melbourne

Don’t get me wrong; I love a great city. But there’s a bit of yin and yang to travel. Once I’ve had my fill of urban experiences, I start plotting an escape. I’ve already outlined the appeal of penguin pilgrimage site Phillip Island and the Yarra Valley’s wine wonderland, both of which are less than a two-hour drive from Melbourne. Here are three more idyllic ways to spend a day (or a weekend) in Victoria.

Experience Almond-Blossom Season in Mallorca

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The Mediterranean island’s almond blossom season brings a trembling carpet of pink, purple, and white.

Great Travel Literature: Japan

National Geographic’s travel literature expert, Don George, recommends four books that present lyrical passageways into Old Japan.