The Ultimate List Of Underrated Travel Destinations: 42 Must-Visits For 2023
No shade to Paris and NYC, but this year, it's time to venture off the beaten path. (With recommendations by BuzzFeed staff and co-written by our AI creative assistant.)
Osaka, Japan: A Foodie, Friendly, Fun-Filled City
Six reasons this incredible city should be at the top of your travel bucket list, even if it's a bit of a trek to get there.
Kyoto: Where Tranquility, Beauty, and Culture Collide
(AKA Why That Long Flight is SO Worth It)
"I Felt Like A Prudish American, But It's The Norm In Europe": People Are Sharing Common Customs Abroad That They Want The US To Adopt
"It's embarrassing that it exists abroad — yet is not provided for free to all students."
Which Japanese City Should You Visit Based On The Bento Box You Pack?
World Travelers Are Sharing The One Destination That Most Surprised Them Upon Finally Visiting
"Out of all the major Italian tourist destinations, you don't often hear it talked about. But it should absolutely be on your radar."
Which Japanese Dish Do You Embody? Take A Trip In Japan To Find Out
Take a trip of your life! ✨
Here Are 17 Places You Should Consider Booking A Trip To In 2023
Cure that serious case of wanderlust.
22 Cinematic Spots Every Movie Fan Must Visit
If you love movies, you'll love these amazing cinematic hotspots...
"I Was Bored After Six Hours": People Are Sharing The Travel Destinations That Fell Short Of Their Expectations (Or Surpassed Them Immensely)
"IMO, it's probably the most underrated travel destination on the planet. It's home to every kind of landscape you could hope to visit."
From Paris To Berlin, It's Time To Vote On Whether These Cities Are Better In The Winter Or The Summer
It's the age old question.
Americans Are Sharing Things They've Seen In Cultures Around The World That The US Should Seriously Adopt
"I think America can really learn from Europe that doing so doesn't make someone lazy."
"The Meal Costs About A Dollar, But It Was The Best Food I Had On My Trip": People Are Sharing Seriously Helpful Travel Intel They Learned After Visiting Popular Vacation Spots
"Many Barcelona restaurants offer what is called the 'menú del día' at lunchtime. It's basically a three-course meal at a great price. It's an amazing way to eat well on the cheap. As a bonus, you can often order wine for the same price as a bottle of water."
Here's Everything You Should Eat When Traveling To Asia — As Recommended By Locals Across 20+ Countries
I'm suddenly starving...
"No One Is Trying To Be Offensive — It's Just How We Are Culturally": People Are Sharing Societal Norms And Expectations That Travelers Should Know Before Visiting
Didn't realize doing this in Paris made me completely stand out as a tourist...
11 Things That The US Should Seriously Adopt From Other Countries, According To A World Traveler
I hate to break it to you, but the US could learn a thing or two.
As A Travel Writer Who Has Visited More Than 50 Countries, I Can Confidently Say These 8 Are Best For Couples
It doesn't get much more romantic than these.
39 Of The Most Fabulous Family Vacation Destinations (For All Ages And Every Type Of Adventure)
From hiking in the mountains to snorkeling in the crystal blue sea, there's a destination for every type of family.
"The Strip Isn't Actually In Las Vegas": People Are Sharing What Hollywood Always Gets Wrong About These Major Cities
"A lot of people go to Paris the same way they might go to Disneyland — they're expecting a curated vacation experience. It's easy to treat it as an open museum. But Paris is a city, and millions of people live and work there."
"In Some Countries, Schools Have Them Just Because They Saw Them On American TV:" People Are Sharing Specific Aspects Of American Life That Have Have Gained Surprising Popularity Abroad
"Nobody here has any idea about the actual history behind it. Everyone just celebrates because of US television."
"If I Could Only Eat In One City For The Rest Of My Life, This Would Be It": Travelers Are Sharing The Most Delicious (And In Some Cases, Surprising) Food Destinations
"I ate like a queen there. The wine was cheaper than water, and I tried some of the best meats I have ever tasted. To this day, I still miss it."
"Surprisingly, It's Still Fairly Undiscovered By Americans": Frequent Fliers Are Sharing Underrated Destinations To Consider In Place Of Popular Vacation Spots
"I never hear Americans talking about it, but it's honestly one of the most beautiful places I've ever been."
"It's Totally Normal To Me, But My American Wife Was Blown Away": People Are Sharing The Most Surprising Food-Related Experiences They've Had Abroad
"It took me a bit to adapt, but when I returned home, I found myself really missing it."
Japan's Former PM Shinzo Abe Was Assassinated
In a shocking major political assassination, Japan’s former prime minister Shinzo Abe has died after a gunman shot him during a political campaign appearance.
As Someone Who Has Traveled To More Than 30 Countries, I've Had Many Memorable Moments — But These Experiences Were Totally Unforgettable
From a secret hot springs hike to an unforgettable sushi breakfast, these are some of my favorite travel memories.
I, A Brit, Went To Tokyo, And Here Are 18 Things I Noticed That Are Pretty Effing Different From The UK
Yes, that is a rabbit on a lead.
“It Actually Looks Better On Google Images:” 17 Tourist Traps To Avoid In Popular Vacation Destinations (Plus The Nearby Places You Should See Instead)
"Remember that every local who sees you waiting in line here is judging you harshly."
"Tourists Always Fall For It": Locals Are Sharing The Common Mistakes That Travelers Make Around The World
"It's a shame that people fall for this, because there are so many quieter, underrated attractions to see."
"It Cost Me A Thousand Bucks And A Very Stern Reprimand": People Are Sharing Travel Horror Stories, And You'll Be Thankful They Didn't Happen To You
"On day two of the trip, my parents decided they wanted a divorce."
"I'd Never Even Seen That Before": Americans Are Sharing Big And Small Moments Of Culture Shock Abroad
"It was honestly a surreal experience."