Guatemalan textiles, straight from the weaver’s hands to yours

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  • Guatemalan textiles, straight from the weaver’s hands to yours

    Guatemalan textiles, straight from the weaver’s hands to yours

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    Paradise found: Lago Maggiore, the ‘Eden of Italy‘

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Beyond beer and brats in Milwaukee

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Visiting Egypt, post-revolution

Tourists are trickling back to see the temples, tombs and more.

Exploring Rio

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Tiptoe through the tulips

Enjoy the flowers, windmills and canals of the Netherlands.

In search of the Northern Lights

While waiting for clear skies to reveal the aurora, tourists in Swedish Lapland spot reindeer and visit the Icehotel.

Van Gogh: The man and the myth, explained

Exploring the Borinage in rural Belgium sheds light on what inspired the artist’s work.

Summiting Cotopaxi, Ecuador’s second-highest peak

Climbers come from across the world to witness breathtaking cloud-level landscapes.

Where do banned TSA items go? Look to Pennsylvania.

No, officers don’t keep anything. These brass knuckles, knives and more make their way to a surplus store.

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A morbid tourist attraction in Sicily? Of corpse!

A morbid tourist attraction in Sicily?  Of corpse!

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Guatemalan textiles, straight from the weaver’s hands to yours

Guatemalan textiles, straight from the weaver’s hands to yours

In the lakeside village of San Juan La Laguna, co-ops are changing the lives of women and their families.

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The week’s best travel deals from around the globe

Bargains on Tanzanian safaris, Caribbean cruises, air fare to Europe, lodging in Puero Vallarta and more.

Following in their fathers’ footsteps to Venice

Following in their fathers’ footsteps to Venice

The ‘Bride of the Sea’ welcomes a second generation searching for the country that charmed their dads.

Visiting the Alnwick Garden? (Don’t) pick your poison

Visiting the Alnwick Garden? (Don’t) pick your poison

Beware of daffodils: An English locale known for happy ‘Harry Potter’ scenes sits next to a Poison Garden.

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Whose flight is this, anyway? When ‘code sharing’ hurts, not helps, fliers

Whose flight is this, anyway? When ‘code sharing’ hurts, not helps, fliers

The practice in which one carrier pretends to be another can leave travelers stuck in the middle.

Paradise found: Lago Maggiore, the ‘Eden of Italy‘

Paradise found: Lago Maggiore, the ‘Eden of Italy‘

A lake offers three very different garden sanctuaries that bring the divine to earth.

You’re going where? Kalamazoo is tired of your Creedence Clearwater jokes

You’re going <i>where</i>? Kalamazoo is tired of your Creedence Clearwater jokes

The Austin of the Midwest? Finding a surprisingly hip side of this non-apocryphal city, in Michigan.

Photos: Driving through the Balkans, a rocky road

Photos: Driving through the Balkans, a rocky road

A Citroen provided the perfect venue for visiting beautiful countries with melancholy stories to tell.

An equally great way to hit Colorado’s slopes: Without the snow. Here’s how.

An equally great way to hit Colorado’s slopes:  Without the snow. Here’s how.

Ski huts take a seasonal turn as summertime retreats in the Holy Cross Wilderness.

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Down Under wonder: Adventure’s always better with mates

A Maryland couple gets an in-depth, local’s experience visiting New Zealand and Australian cities.

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Worried about MERS in South Korea? Visitors can (mostly) breathe easy.

Worried about MERS in South Korea? Visitors can (mostly) breathe easy.

NAVIGATOR | Avoid health-care facilities, use typical virus-prevention tactics and consider trip insurance.

Blond hedgehogs, and more alluring strangeness of the Channel Islands

Blond hedgehogs, and more alluring strangeness of the Channel Islands

Floating off of coastal France, this tiny archipelago proudly preserves its timeless, and quirky, way of life.

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What a Trip

Following in their fathers’ footsteps to Venice

HANDOUT IMAGE: VENICE - APRIL 2015: Wendy Larimer of Williamsburg and Kristin Doney of New York City followed their fathers' footsteps in Venice. Here they visited Burano.

The ‘Bride of the Sea’ welcomes a second generation searching for the country that charmed their dads.

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Bed Check

NEW YORK, NY – Porthole-style windows at the Maritime Hotel in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood go along with the theme. Some rooms have views of the Hudson River and High Line. (Becky Krystal/The Washington Post)

Docking at the Maritime Hotel in New York

The nautical theme and hospitality make this stylish Chelsea property a welcoming port-of-call.

WILDWOOD, NJ AUGUST 25, 2014-The Caribbean Motel built in 1957 and still open for business. ( Photo by Andrea Sachs/The Washington Post)

Wildwood property stays retro with its mid-century design

The Caribbean Motel: Lodging on the Jersey Shore captures the Beach Bingo era.

AFTON, VIRGINIA - 2014 - The porch at The Farmhouse at Veritas in Afton, Va. (Joe Yonan/The Washington Post)

A soothing B&B in Virginia wine country

The Farmhouse at Veritas surrounds you with grapes and great views — and service.

AMHERST, MASS - AUGUST 2014 - Lord Jeffery Inn is in Amderst Mass. Rooms start at $205. (Photo by Zofia Smardz/The Washington Post)

Amherst’s Lord Jeffery Inn, a most homey hostelry

Bed Check: A Western Mass. hotel shines again after a three-year renovation and update.

HANDOUT IMAGE - The Lord Baltimore Hotel, 20 West Baltimore St., Baltimore, rooms from $149. (Marco Ricca)

Bed Check: The Lord Baltimore Hotel, a happening place

After a multimillion-dollar facelift, Baltimore’s grand dame comes roaring back.

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