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Our leisurely 14-day Croatia itinerary covers the beautiful Dalmatian Coast. Start in Dubrovnik, then island-hop by passenger ferry to Korcula, Hvar and Brac, before finishing your trip in Split.
There are oodles of Tulum hotels with private pools for booking your piece of paradise. Some are beachfront. Some are near Tulum Town in the jungle. Good news: Some are easy on the wallet too.
Trying to decide between Saint Martin vs. Sint Maarten? You can hit both on the same island (no border). But French St. Martin is better for dining and beach clubs. Dutch St. Maarten is better for nightlife, extreme plane spotting and duty-free shopping.
Cool hotels you’ll love
Where to stay on St. Martin (French side) and St. Maarten (Dutch side)? We review the best hotels, from the boutique L’Esplanade to the stylish all-inclusive Sonesta Ocean Point Resort.
The resorts in Cabo, Mexico, are among the most deluxe in the world; the boutique hotels are cool too. (Pssst! Discover where the celebs like to bed down.)
For a luxury getaway, check out our list of the best hotels with private pool suites in the USA. In Chicago and the Poconos, the pools are actually in the room too!
“You can shake the sand from your shoes, but not from your soul.”
Tear yourself away from your overwater bungalow. Because there are lots of fabulous things to do in Bora Bora! Like snorkeling with sharks, jeep tours, bicycling, caring for sea turtles and shopping for black pearls.
Our St. Barts travel guide shares the scoop on the best hotels and restaurants, secluded beaches and fun things to do on the swankiest Caribbean island!
Maui vs Kauai: Which is better? Maui is more sophisticated, with better beaches. Kauai has Jurassic Park scenery and is perfect for adventure-loving travelers. But they’re both Hawaiian island paradises.
Trip planning guides
Here’s what you should know when planning a trip to Italy. Buy tickets to major attractions in advance. Balance big cities with chill time. Think train travel (not car rental). Find more Italy travel tips in this essential guide!
Planning to visit the Caribbean island of St. Maarten and St. Martin? Lucky you! Here’s what to know to have the best vacation possible on this unique Dutch and French island.
Here’s what you need to know when planning a trip to Hawaii. Check Hawaii’s travel rules. Rent a car early! Avoid Golden Week. Save on flights with companion fares. Find more Hawaii travel tips in this essential guide.
Spotlight on Mexico
From the almost unbearably pretty yellow town of Izamal to Papantla (famous for its flying dancers), these are the best and most beautiful “magic towns” in Mexico.
Cancun and Cozumel are two very different creatures. Cancun is famous for its glitzy resorts, white sand beaches and nightlife, while Cozumel is catnip for scuba divers.
Over the years, we’ve discovered amazing things to do in Cabo San Lucas. Whale watching. Hiking the Pedregal. Visiting Flora Farms. And so much more.
Wondering what to do in Hawaii? Check out these fabulous attractions and activities – from snorkeling with sea turtles in Maui to visiting the serene Byodo-In Temple in Oahu.
We have great restaurants, parks (can you say Butchart Gardens?) and awesome attractions. Check out our insider guide to the best things to do in Victoria, BC!
Discover the cutest seaside towns in Northern California on this Pacific Coast road trip! From Morro Bay to Mendocino and beyond, you’ll explore surfing beaches, redwood forests, wineries and more.
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