Posts about ‘International vacation’

For some reason, drunk food is always a good idea after bars close—well, at least at the time. And it seems people around the world aren’t all that different when it comes to how they cap off a big night out: We all get the drunk munchies, even if our go-to drunk dishes differ. Next [read more…]

With the help of beautiful Instagram photos and Pinterest boards on which to create dream trips, it seems some destinations go viral to the point of being over-done. Exciting at first, some hot spots can eventually become overrun by excess tourism, losing their inherent charm and a bit of authenticity. As you start planning your 2017 trips, [read more…]

Here’s how to get the best out of Thailand’s outrageous capital.

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Jordan is a Middle East gem that needs to be on your radar.

Where should you travel in 2017? Perhaps the answer is written in the stars! We asked noted astrologist Janusz Donatowicz to examine the coming year and craft a vacation destination for every sign of the zodiac based on what they’re up to in 2017. RELATED: 17 amazing places to travel in 2017 Aries You like to get [read more…]

Go ahead and drink and be merry. These hangover cures got you covered.

Bid adieu to the ordinary by overnighting in the increasingly popular tentalow.

Yup, this is pretty much sums up why we’re all mesmerized by Africa.

After the holidays come and go, and the barrage of kisses from crazy Aunt Judy have subsided, you’re going to need to treat yourself with some major relaxation. We’re talking over-the-top, best-in-the-world, worth-hopping-on-a-plane-for kind of relaxation. RELATED: Check out these 10 super indulgent hotel suites To help you start planning, we’ve rounded up a list of the world’s top 10 [read more…]

It may look like it’s a part of Italy, but teensy-weensy Republic of San Marino is a world apart. At 24 square miles, it’s the fifth smallest nation in the world, and dates back to the third century AD. That’s when a guy named Saint Marino came a callin’. If you want to come a [read more…]

Wondering where to go gay in the coming year? Here are the places everyone will be talking about in 2017.

Our travel-obsessed writers name their ultimate highlights of the year.

Moonbows — pale white rainbows that appear on bright moonlight nights — may sound like science fiction, but they’re real. They’re also rare. They’ve shown up sporadically over active lava flows in Hawaii, at the base of Yosemite Falls in California during the spring snow melt, and in the cloud forests of Costa Rica when [read more…]

Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Read any tourism pamphlet or travel guide and you’ll likely see the word magical thrown around like it ain’t no thing. But it’s rare that a pre-planned vacation can fully embody such an elusive word. That is, unless you’re headed to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, aptly nicknamed [read more…]

Most people’s idea of Indonesia is the island of Bali and that’s about it. However, there are around 18,306 more islands within the Indonesian archipelago. Seriously, there are that many islands. Another fact that surprises many is that Indonesia is the 4th largest country based on population. Indonesians make up about 3.5% of the world’s population [read more…]

New Year’s Eve in the United States is marked by champagne flutes, midnight kisses and the famous ball drop in Time Square to the tune of “Auld Lang Syne.” People around the world, however, celebrate the passing of another year and the start of a new one with different customs—and sometimes, those traditions can seem [read more…]

A small town an hour-and-a-half drive from Toronto may not seem the ideal winter destination. The locale attracts neither skiers nor beach lovers, and it may be just about the worst time to visit nearby Niagara Falls. However, for three weeks each January, wineries in the Niagara region host one of the best events of [read more…]

The travel bug sank its teeth into me the summer I turned 25 — leaving me with an uncomfortable, out-of-reach itch I just couldn’t scratch. I didn’t grow up in an upper-middle-class family that vacationed in Europe. I’m an immigrant from Jamaica who moved to the U.S. when I was 16 and stayed put. The [read more…]

A Central American country with amazing beaches and gorgeous waters that isn’t Costa Rica.