It’s just a gentle 10-minute walk through the forest to Brandywine Falls, which thunder down a staggering 220-foot steep-sided gorge near Whistler.
Jacques Cousteau called the Sea of Cortez “the world’s richest sea.” Go scuba diving in Cabo San Lucas and you’ll see turtles, rays and 900 species of fish!
From historic to hip: Pera Palace, TomTom Suites and Sumahan on the Water are among the top Istanbul boutique hotels.
Jordan’s attractions include Wadi Rum (Lawrence of Arabia’s desert), Dead Sea (fancy slathering black mud over your body?) and the ancient city of Petra.
British Columbia wines? Yes! More than 200 wineries are strung along the central Okanagan Valley, and they produce some fine wines.
Penguins mate and give birth, Weddell seal pups sun themselves on the ice, and whales cavort in the icy waters. This is cruising Antarctica!
Cappadocia’s fascinating underground cave cities were carved out by early Christians. We squeezed through the tunnels of Kaymakli.
Puerto Vallarta art and dining is hot. If you love the idea of popping into art galleries on a free ArtWalk and trying out great restaurants, PV is for you.
We couldn’t miss Ephesus. Where breezes carry the imagined chatter of Romans bartering with shopkeepers among marble ruins and the Celsus Library.
We figured if Vedema Resort was good enough for Brangelina, Lady Gaga and Heidi Klum, it was good enough for us. And we weren’t disappointed.
Stone mansions with deluxe rooms. And killer views of Uchisar Castle. Say hello to Argos in Cappadocia, one of the best boutique hotels in Cappadocia, Turkey.
Macakizi doesn’t have a beach. But it’s a very cool hotel on Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula; you can dive off its sunning docks right into the sea.
Archie’s Wok, a lovely courtyard restaurant in Puerto Vallarta, pays tribute to most of the Asian cuisines. Be prepared to wait for a table.
It’s worth waking up early to go hot air ballooning in Cappadocia, Turkey. The moonlike landscape is one of the world’s best places to soar in a balloon.