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    35 Amazing—and Easy!—Solo Trips

    From the beaches of Belize to the heights of the Himalayas, there's no need to wait when the world is calling! Here, Budget Travel readers' favorite solo travel adventures.

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    Head Over Heels Down Under!

    Coastal Australia, from the mind-blowing Technicolor coral and tropical fish of the Great Barrier Reef right on down to the unparalleled sophistication and energy of Sydney, is truly a world apart. Join Budget Travel’s Photo Editor, Whitney Tressel, as she explores the wonderful east coast of Oz!

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    40 Trip-Inspiring Images of France

    We love France more than ever and we stand with its brave citizens. From blue-and-white striped umbrellas on the beaches of Nice to the vibrant colors of Paris and the French countryside, here are 40 of your favorite scenes from France.

  • A Foodie's Guide to the Caribbean

    The amazingly varied (and amazingly delicious) cuisine of the Caribbean is, both literally and figuratively, a “melting pot” of cultural influences, blending African, Spanish, Indian, Chinese, and indigenous Taíno ingredients and methods for centuries. Here, an island-by-island guide to the delicacies that have our mouths watering this cruise season.

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    Three-Day Weekend: Nassau & Paradise Island

    Beaches! Sky juice! Water slides! Conch fritters! Nassau and Paradise Island, Bahamas, are a short hop from anywhere on the East Coast, making the perfect island getaway closer—and more affordable—than ever. All you'll need is a valid passport and your bathing suit!

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