LANDSCAPE

Great Blue Hole The Great Blue Hole is a world-class destination for recreational scuba divers attracted by the opportunity to dive in crystal-clear waters and see myriad species of marine life including tropical fish and spectacular coral formations.
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort The name may contain the word 'hole', but Jackson Hole is a decidedly posh hole. The cowboy hats are a little taller, the boots a little shinier. Not everyone is 'all hat, no cattle', as locals like to say: this is still ranching country, not just a retreat for the wealthy.
The end of the world Sandwiched between two oceans and sprawled across two countries, Patagonia is as ‘end-of-the-world’ as it gets. On South America’s southern frontier, nature grows wild, barren and beautiful.
Top wellness spots in Latin America It should come as no surprise that the top wellness spots in Latin America have ancient roots. Renowned civilizations such as the Maya and Inca have long treated sweat lodges, hot stone massages and coca leaves as sacred parts of their culture.
Tasmania: the isle that's wild at heart Discover an Australian island where convicts were sent to be forgotten, huge cliffs mark the last frontier before Antarctica, and ancient forests wriggle with mysterious creatures.
The art of living in Provence Provence may have lured legendary painters like Van Gogh, Cézanne and Picasso to its rolling lavender fields, rustic hilltop villages and its transcendent light, but there’s an art to be found across this whole region that cannot be confined to canvas and frame.
The Valley of the Moon For most visitors, on half- or full-day trips from Aqaba or Petra, Wadi Rum offers one of the easiest and safest glimpses of the desert in the region. For the lucky few who can afford a day or two in their itinerary to sleep over at one of the desert camps, it can be an unforgettable way of stripping the soul back to basics.
Kosovo calling: a decade of authentic adventure The reason for the country’s burgeoning popularity as a travel destination is simple – a few hours’ plane ride from nearly anywhere in Europe takes travelers off the typical tourism grid and into a new world of adventure and culture experiences fueled by palpable old-world spirit.

CULTURE

Around the world in 3 signature drinks Drinking and holidays go together quite well, don't you think? There's a certain romance to sipping a cocktail in a strange city, and there's no better way to make friends than to buy a round for your fellow travelers.
3 outdoor hangout spots in Kraków When the cold front of winter is over and the sun starts shining, Kraków is a great city to enjoy some rays, and people pour outside to do just that. Whether you’re looking for a thriving bar, some great views or a slice of nature, Kraków has plenty of top spots for relaxing outdoors
Where to go in April April signals a seasonal shift across the globe, making it the ideal time of year for exploring ancient wonders, embarking on epic adventures and chowing down on fresh local produce.
Topkapı Palace Topkapı is the subject of more colorful stories than most of the world's museums put together. Libidinous sultans, ambitious courtiers, beautiful concubines and scheming eunuchs lived and worked here between the 15th and 19th centuries when it was the court of the Ottoman empire.
Eiffel Tower No one could imagine Paris today without it. But Gustave Eiffel only constructed this elegant, 320m-tall signature spire as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World's Fair. Luckily, the art nouveau tower’s popularity assured its survival. Prebook online to avoid painfully long ticket queues.
Best bowl foods from around the world At its heart, the bowl food is all about comfort, whether it’s a refreshing serving of poke on the sun-drenched Hawaiian coast, a hangover-busting bowl of pho in Vietnam or a reviving Welsh stew t warm the cockles.
Sun Temple Seven rearing horses move this stone leviathan on 24 stone cartwheels around the base. The temple was positioned so that dawn light would illuminate the deul interior and the presiding deity.
Secrets of Egypt's tombs and temples Farther up the River Nile, the essential artery that blesses the otherwise barren sands of the Sahara with lush life, the tombs and temples of southern Egypt harbor their own complex riddles that lie in wait, ready to be unlocked.