vacation

25 of the world's most romantic hotels

For some, a romantic getaway means five-star luxury and poolside pampering. For others, it's all about glorious solitude and stunning scenery. And then there are the action-and-adventure lovebirds who prefer excitement and high-adrenaline sports over rest and relaxation.

20 ultimate travel destinations

If you're yearning to get away but don't know which direction to head, check out the top 20 destinations selected by Lonely Planet for its "Ultimate Travelist" of the 500 best places to visit on Earth.

Tips for braving holiday travel

AAA projects the number of year-end holiday travelers this year will reach a new record of 112.5 million this year. With all those people traveling, be sure to follow these tips from CNN for (hopefully) calm travels this holiday week.