Life in the city they call the “Big Easy’ has a culture distinct from the rest of America. New Orleans boasts the mighty Mississippi, the elegant architecture of the French Quarter, and a unique cuisine which blends Creole, Cajun, French, Spanish and African influences to mouth-watering effect. As if that wasn’t enough to tempt visitors,
The Dutch capital is a compact city, so if you want to get the most out of your stay try cruising the canals, riding a bicycle, and discovering the city on foot. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/the-netherlands/amsterdam for more information about Amsterdam.
Adam is in Hartford, CT, at Randy’s Wooster Street Pizza Shop for its Stuffed Pizza Challenge. Two people must take down a pie made with 4 pizza doughs and packed with meats, cheeses and veggies — it weighs in at more than 10 pounds. If they do it, they get their meal for free and
Lonely Planet discovers imperial splendour and architectural masterpieces around every corner in Rome, Italy’s epic capital. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/italy/rome for more information about Rome.
Andrew Zimmern travels south to Oaxaca, Mexico, for tastes and traditions thousands of generations old. From winged ants and grilled intestines to grasshoppers and dried beef hearts, Zimmern eats a path through Mexico’s culinary capital.
http://lptravel.to/topcities | A visual portrait of the top city in our Best in Travel 2016 selections. Kotor, in Montenegro, is drop-dead gorgeous from every angle. Within the city walls, locals sip strong coffee at pavement cafes and queue for warm bread at the bakers amid a dreamy maze of alleys and plazas; beyond them, the
Choquequirao, hidden across the deep Apurimac Valley, was the last Inca refuge from the conquistadors, and there’s a growing traveller buzz to see it ASAP. A cable car will squeal into life in 2017 (or later; bureaucratic feet are dragging), gliding up to 3000 visitors a day to the ruins in just 15 minutes. Visit
Bert screams his way through Ohio’s Land of Illusion haunted house. Get more Bert the Conqueror here: http://www.travelchannel.com/shows/bert-the-conqueror Visit Travel Channel now: http://www.travelchannel.com/ Follow Travel Channel on Twitter: Tweets by travelchannel Follow Travel Channel on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TravelChannel/ Follow Travel Channel on Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/travelchannel/ Follow Travel Channel on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/travelchannel/
The arrival of winter signals the beginning of peak tourist season in Harbin, China, as visitors flock to the city’s world famous International Ice and Snow Festival, which features hundreds of gigantic ice and snow sculptures. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/china for more information about China.
In his hometown of Brooklyn, NY, Adam is at Buffalo Cantina for the Suicide Six Wings Challenge. This was Adam’s first eating foe, and he wasn’t able to finish even one wing back then. If he wants to conquer his past, he must down 6 super-spicy wings in 6 minutes. Will Adam’s special guest coach