The idyllic white-sand beaches and turquoise lagoons of the Maldives are among the world's most alluring, and following the success of its Cocoa Island resort, the COMO hotel group has opened a second property in the remote chain of Indian Ocean islands.
Chances are that if you've been lucky enough to vacation in the Caribbean, you've probably hit up hot spots like Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas.
The Mediterranean island of Corsica has always been a special destination for me. Rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, it offers an amazing mix of activities for the off-the-beaten-path vacationer.
Sure, the beaches in far-off family-friendly destinations like Greece or the Caribbean are enticing. However, traveling families should remember that there are beautiful beaches closer to home too, which should save them travel time and expenses.
The international film scene is dotted with a series of spectacular events -- from the glitz of Cannes to the slopes of Sundance to Toronto and Tribeca -- to more intimate festivals everywhere from Sarajevo to Missoula, Montana.
There's so much to do here, if catching a tan is not your cup of tea; sailing, fishing, scuba diving the colorful coral reefs, yoga in the morning on the beach and of course... the spa.
With the Caribbean home to over 700 islands, islets and reefs, your hardest choice is going to be choosing which one to make your travel destination. Pack the towels and sunscreen, we're going for a swim!
Are you ready to gaze upon the marvels of water and wind erosion? Sure you are. Here are 16 of the world's most incredible sea caves.
What a difference a fresh perspective makes, with lemon-yellow and ice-blue walls, striped cotton dhurries on the floors, and ornate glass sconces that have breathed new life into this Caribbean classic.
What better way to celebrate than with irresistible margaritas from the country that knows them best!
A simple change in thinking has given me the tools to work harder on my ideas, clearing space for more of the good stuff. Giving myself permission to just "be" who I am and create what I need to create has changed my daily business life, drastically.
Here is the most shocking news of my life: I bought a bathing suit. What's even more shocking? I plan on wearing it. In public. Willingly. And here's why: I'm tired of missing out. It's time to throw fear over the pool gate, get into that water and start making those memories.
It is perhaps fitting that the 120th anniversary of WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) this week coincides with the establishment of three new marine parks in Madagascar. Since its founding 12 decades ago, WCS has dedicated itself to the protection of wildlife and wild places.
This super relaxed, stress-free lifestyle is really much easier to partake in than we all think. I definitely prefer it to running around from 9-5 to bring in enough cash just to blow it all on 3-5 days vacation.
Ahhh, summer. Endless sunny days, tanned legs in short shorts and ice cream in the freezer at all times. Can you tell we're ready for a beach vacation? Here, eight of our favorite seaside towns across the country.
Unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But that doesn't mean you should put off your travel plans. Instead, we suggest grinning and bearing it, and ponying up for the flight -- but choosing a destination that's cheap once you're there.