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Casual Luxury at Raetihi Lodge

There is an upside and a downside to staying at the Raetihi Lodge in South Island, New Zealand: Downside? It’s far from everything. Upside? It’s far from everything! If...

Rock the Kasbah at Ait-Ben-Haddou

If you want to be transported to what seems to be the biblical times, then go on an excursion to Ait-Ben-Haddou, Morocco. It may seem far away, but it is just a short two-hour...

Where to Put Your Head Down in French Polynesia

French Polynesia, best known for its most prominent island, Tahiti, is located in the South Pacific Ocean, halfway between California and Australia....

The Rugged Beauty of New Zealand’s Yealand Winery

In our Travel Issue, Edwin encourages us to check out New Zealand’s often overlooked South Island. Here, he goes into depth on what you’ll see… On my flight from...

Adriatic Itinerary

When I was planning my trip to Croatia, I was having difficulty choosing between a vacation relaxing on a beach or exploring a city. I’d soon find out I wouldn’t have...

The Best Beach in Maui

I met a guy at our hotel who suggested I visit Makena Beach. “Let’s put it this way,” he said, “I’ve been on Maui for 20 days and have spent time on this beach almost...

‪Eiserner Steg: Lovers’ Lane In Frankfurt

Paris’s Pont des Arts was once famous for its lovers’ locks, but in 2015 it made news when the city ordered the locks removed. To the northeast, another European city...

The Magical, Pink Phenomenon of Elafonisi Beach

I have been to hundreds of beaches around the world and I have never seen this phenomenon: sand that turns from white to pink during sunset. It’s quite hard to believe but...

The World’s Most Beautiful Bookstore

The El Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore located at 1860 Santa Fe Avenue, Buenos Aires, Argentina, is not your ordinary bookstore. It has been voted one of the most beautiful...

4 Days in Tasmania (Aren't Enough)

I asked 6 of my Australian friends which, in their opinion, is the most beautiful part of Australia. I would have bet my house that they’d all say the Great Barrier Reef or...

Touring the Sites of "The Sound of Music"

The Sound of Music is our family’s favorite movie. We love it so much that during my first trip to Salzburg, Austria, a few years ago, I researched all the important addresses...

The Piers of Southern California

It’s hard to get a bad shot of the Los Angeles–area beaches, but the views of these SoCal piers are especially breathtaking....