Assistant Editor, City Guides
Alex Erdekian is the assistant editor of Condé Nast Traveler's city guides.
The Best Airbnbs Within Driving Distance of New York City
In just three hours you can get to these homes in the Catskills, Hamptons, Poconos, and more.
The Best Beach House Airbnbs in the U.S., From Maine to the Pacific Northwest
The beachiest bungalows, penthouses, and estates—along both coastlines.
The Best Public Pools in New York City
We've rounded up eight of the best pools across nearly every borough.
The Best Airbnbs in the South of France, From Family-Friendly Villas to Airy Studios
Plus, Julia Child's very own cottage (with plenty of kitchen utensils included).
The Best Airbnbs Around the World for Throwing a Micro Wedding
From Californian ranches to Italian villas, some even offer a wedding planner.
The Best Camera Backpacks and Bags for Travelers
Keep your gear safe—and easy to access.
22 Airbnbs for Romantic Cabin Getaways in Lake Tahoe, Asheville, Big Bear, and More
Whether you're celebrating an anniversary or planning a winter weekend away, consider these cozy cabin escapes.
The Best Gifts for the Friend Who’s Always Talking About Italy
Starting with the perfect tool for grating Parmesan.
The Polaroid Now+ Will Be the VIP at All Your Holiday Parties
Everything old is new (and improved) with Polaroid’s most recent Bluetooth-capable camera.
The Best Experience Gifts for Travelers Who Don’t Need Another Passport Holder
From wine tastings to sushi-making classes to national park passes.
21 Cozy A-Frame Cabins We Want to Stay In
Plan a weekend away in these Airbnb cabins with stunning interiors.
The Best Airbnbs for Spotting Fall Foliage, from Vermont to Colorado
We're falling for these chic, cozy stays in towns across the U.S. with fantastic foliage.
Our Guide to Vacation Rental Websites: Airbnb, Vrbo, and More
Explore five of the best vacation rental sites out there to find the perfect fit for your next trip.
26 Best Things to Do in New York City
New York may be ever-changing, but when it comes to can't-miss cultural experiences, the classics always win out.
Widely considered one of the best comedy clubs in the country, the show is always sold out.
Locals and visitors alike love the artisanal vendors for the ability to eat some of the city's trendiest foods in one buzzing location.
Blue Note Jazz Club
Among the best jazz clubs in New York, and the world, since the 1980s.
19 Beautiful Small Towns in Italy to Plan Your Next Trip Around
From Sicilian seaside escapes to Tuscan hamlets.
8 Last-Minute, Easy Weekend Trips from NYC
Leaving New York now and then is undeniably necessary—here are eight nearby locations worth experiencing.