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Cherry Blossom Festival: 5 Tips from a Washington, DC Insider

by Elise Hartman Ford. Posted Mar 19th 2014 11:14 AM
Cherry Blossom Festival
Associated Press
The National Cherry Blossom Festival: Washington, D.C.'s most popular annual event has zip to do with politics and everything to do with celebrating the awesomeness of these special trees. The 1912 gift of the original Japanese cherry trees from the mayor of Tokyo sparked both a friendship between those two capital cities and the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which this year runs March 20 to April 13. Trees bloom for about 10 days, but activities of every description take place throughout.


To get the most out of your visit, follow these best-of-the-fest tips.
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3 New Hotel Openings: Chicago's Kinzie, Miami's Cambria Suites and Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 10th 2014 04:15 PM
Facebook/Kinzie Hotel
Chicago's Kinzie Hotel (pictured at top), Miami's Cambria Suites Miami Hotel and the Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto highlight the world's recent hotel openings.
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6 Cities to Sashay Like the Fashionista You Are (Or Wish to Be)

by Anna Brones. Posted Feb 6th 2014 11:19 AM
Paris Fashion Serkan Cura
Associated Press
You travel with a minimum of four pairs of shoes, an evening cocktail outfit is always in your carry-on and you read street style blogs like it's your day job: you want to travel to a place where fashionistas are meant to be seen. (Or maybe you're not a full-blown fashionista yourself, but you're looking to be one, and you know perfectly well that it's always a good idea to surround yourself with inspiration.)

In honor of New York City's Fashion Week -- which kicks off today and struts through Feb. 13 -- here are six destinations for the aspiring as well as the full-blown fashionista. Pack your finest. Or just be ready to buy it.
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Points of Interest: Essential Hotels, and an Xbox One Hotel

by Zach Everson. Posted Nov 12th 2013 09:56 AM
Essential hotels in major U.S. cities, an Xbox One hotel and squatting for free rides on Moscow's subway are today's points of interest:
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Tokyo Restaurant Serves $110 Meal of Dirt (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jan 28th 2013 09:29 AM
This multi-course meal of dirt in Tokyo isn't as strange as it sounds.

Tokyo Restaurant Offers 110 Dollar Meal of dirt

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