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Europe’s Rising Star: Bologna

Often overlooked by visitors, Bologna magnifies and mixes the best Italian clichés.

Europe’s Rising Star: Porto

A surprise of a city? We’ll drink to to that.

Europe’s Rising Star: Bordeaux

Visitors once just glanced over this UNESCO-listed city’s stately 18th-century squares and harmonious architecture before heading out of town. Now there are plenty of reasons to linger in Bordeaux.

Europe’s Rising Star: Split

Perched on a stocky peninsula jutting out from Croatia’s mainland, Split came to prominence thanks to the emperor Diocletian, who built an enormous palace here as his retirement project.

The Pros and Cons of Booking Cruise Line Tours

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National Geographic Traveler editor at large Christopher Elliott is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips. Here’s his latest advice.

Pleasure Pedaling on the East Coast

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No need to be an avid cyclist to enjoy a bike ride through stunning scenery

How to Avoid Airline Delays

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‘National Geographic Traveler’ editor at large Christopher Elliott is the magazine’s consumer advocate and ombudsman. Over the past 15 years he has helped countless readers fix their trips. Here’s his latest advice.

Boutique Hotels in Classic College Towns

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The summer break is winding down, which only means one thing: School is back in session. From moving day to parents weekend, this roster of grade-A boutique hotels has you covered.

The New Europe Decoder

From secluded beaches to hip café culture, enchanting Eastern Europe packs off-the-beaten-track experiences for travelers. Once locked behind the Iron Curtain, these five countries offer fresh takes on the Old World.

Travel Inspiration: Great New Reads

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From Africa to the Oregon Trail, these four new #TripLit titles take you there.

All-American Adventures in Wonderlands

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Don’t just see the world, seize it. From paragliding the Grand Tetons to cave explorations in Kentucky, these six wild adventures in the U.S. turn vacations into calls to action.

8 Under-the-Radar European Islands

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Europe presents many reasons to hop off the storied continent.