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Yosemite National Park, California: California’s Yosemite National Park is a nature lover’s playground. Hire a car and drive through Mammoth Lakes to see the spectacular park entrance. Be sure to stay for more than a weekend to explore the trails and spot wildlife like black bears and woodpeckers. If you’re a seasoned hiker, apply for a permit in advance to do the iconic Half Dome day hike.
Granada, Spain: Granada beckons. The Spanish city is a cultural hub that boasts delectable tapas dishes and streets pulsing with music and the rhythm of local flamenco dancers. Add the Alhambra Palace to your must-see list; the stunning fortress has lacy Islamic archways and a gorgeous manicured garden that sprawls for miles.
Tulum, Mexico: With its soft sand beaches and azure waves, Tulum, Mexico, is always a good idea and a perfect destination to see with friends. Indulge your curious side by exploring the Mayan ruins in Tulum National Park.
Lisbon, Portugal: Lisbon, Portugal, is your ideal next destination. Art aficionados will love the vibrant street art scene while foodies can flock to Time Out Mercado da Ribeira, a gourmet food hall where the country’s most talented chefs serve up culinary delights. Don’t miss the creamy Portuguese tarts—they’re worth the long line.
Chicago, Illinois: London and New York often top the list of amazing performance cities, but theater buffs should add Chicago to their flight-alert list. Take a look at the travelling Broadway shows playing at the Goodman and Chicago theaters or for a comedy scene, visit Second City whose alums include Tina Fey and Steve Carell.
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland: Consider Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. The quaint town is quintessentially Swiss, with wood cabins, red Swiss flag bunting and colourful window boxes. Jump on the funicular to Jungfrau, one of the most accessible mountains in the Bernese Alps. On a clear day, you can see as far as Germany and France.
Sydney, Australia: Australia’s Harbour City combines sparkling world-class beaches with a bursting restaurant scene and plenty of natural attractions. Take your pick of picturesque beaches to throw down a towel and read a book—Tamarama, Balmoral, and Gordon’s Bay are our picks. Venture out of town for a weekend trip to the Blue Mountains for awe-inspiring natural rock formations and dense bush-land.
Burano, Italy: Take a moment to relax in Burano, Italy. The vibrant city is filled with waterfront buildings painted with rainbow hues and coloured awnings. You’ll get on with the passionate Italian people and if you feel the urge to flex your mind download an Italian language app and try to order your next pasta in the local tongue.
Madagascar, Africa: Madagascar, an island off the coast of Africa, has a unique mix of attractions for those who look beyond busy capital cities for vacation. From the lush rainforests to the white beaches and colourful reeves, Madagascar houses thousands of animal species you won’t find anywhere else in the world.
Jasper National Park, Canada: Test your disciplined nature at Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies. Located in Alberta, the Park has subalpine forests and an immense ice field, perfect for those determined to push their physical limits or take the family on an outdoor escape.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is an island in the Persian Gulf. You’ll never have to worry about boredom during a trip to Abu Dhabi, thanks to an itinerary packed with sailing, historic places, shopping and desert safaris.
Marrakech, Morocco: Marrakech, Morocco, is calling! You’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into another world when you wander the winding alleyways filled with merchants selling fragrant spices, fresh olives and hand-painted ceramic wares. Be sure to visit Majorelle Garden, a 12-acre botanical garden owned by famed fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent for a quiet moment of solitude in the heart of the city.