From the world’s best airport to the coolest European hand gestures, we discovered a lot this month on AFAR.com. Here are the 10 stories our readers loved most.

1. The Most Irish City in the United States Isn’t What You Think It Is
Nope, it’s not Boston. Not even close.

 

2. And, Once Again, the World’s Best Airport Is…
It’s won five times in a row.

3. Come June, You May Need a Visa to Travel to Europe The issue actually predates the current presidency.

 

 

4. How to Avoid an Embarrassing Spa Experience Abroad
From Japan to Iceland, we’ve got you covered on spa etiquette.

 

  

5. New Zealand Is Paying Tech Workers to Visit and Interview for Jobs
Wellington is flying tech talent out for interviews—and hoping to offer 100 jobs.

 

 

 

 

6. 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Airports
How did they get those wacky codes?

 

7. 10 Essential European Gestures to Learn Before Your Next Trip
Language skills aren’t always enough—Europeans speak with their hands.

 

8. The Agony and Ecstasy of Online Flight Deals
Why they can be a problem—and how to handle your intense wanderlust after finding a $400 round-trip ticket.

 

9. 10 Chic and Affordable NYC Hotels
Yes, you read that right. The era of the affordable hotel in NYC has arrived.

 

10. Where to Eat in Australia, According to Three Chefs
Three top Australian chefs tell us where to eat (and drink) down under.

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