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Vacations that Give Back

Satisfy more than wanderlust this winter by booking a hands-on, socially conscious hotel experience in the Maldives, Jamaica or Brazil.

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Is Lincoln Road Over?

Rent hikes have pushed out the only-in-Miami character of South Beach's pedestrian mall, making it like every other urban shopping desitination.

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10 After-Dark Vacations

In some destinations, as the daylight vanishes, the real excitement begins. Here are ten spots where nightlife takes on a whole new meaning.

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Romancing the Rails

These ten ultra-luxe train journeys, perfectly timed for the fall and winter seasons, revive the golden age of rail travel.

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What to Do in Seattle

Local expert and "Seattle Magazine" lifestyle editor Ali Brownrigg shares her short list of where to eat, sleep, drink, shop and more in the Emerald City.

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Fall is high season in Seattle, and the Emerald City has plenty to keep you engaged. Use this advice from DEPARTURES to make the best of your next trip to the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest.


The chic island village's longtime resident Fernanda Domit reports on "a world away from South Beach."


The world of air travel is taking off in new directions, and savvy fliers expect the best. From private flight to gourmet airline meals, "Departures" offers a look at some of the latest and greatest in aviation.

Dispatch | October 2014

New Yorkers are flocking to South Florida in droves, thanks to the states tax benefits. Is it worth it?

Blackbook | October 2014

The city's best clubs, for every night of the week.

Blackbook | October 2014

That once-dodgy stretch on the west side of South Beach near the entrance to the Venetian Causeway has quickly grown into a mini hotspot.

Blackbook | October 2014

The writer and filmmaker traverses the park's dangerous yet peaceful waters.

Blackbook | October 2014

From wading waist-deep through the swamp to witnessing gators under a full moon to kayaking through islets, visiting the park can be a one-of-a-kind adventure.

Adventure | 2014 Issues

Forget how you used to feel about sharks. Now that they're headed toward extinction, people are paying big bucks to help keep them alive and well.

Blackbook | October 2014

We scoured the city for the best places to stay. Here's our shortlist.