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The view from the Grand Hall of Badrutt's Palace Hotel in St. Moritz.

Beyond Zürich: A Grand Tour of Switzerland’s Cantons

From rural alpine chalets to the cobblestone streets of Ascona, Switzerland’s varied landscape has plenty to offer travelers who appreciate good food, obscure wine, and a unexpected conglomeration of European culture.

Somewhere in Time: MacKinac Island

Hire a horse-drawn carriage and step back into the 19th century on Michigan's Mackinac Island.
Locals praying at a pagoda in Myanmar. Photo by Victor Block

Myanmar: A Mystical, Magical Land of Contrasts

Myanmar is a country in transition. Yet despite its struggles, Myanmar's welcoming people, fascinating culture and rich experiences make it well worth the visit. Here's why you'll want to visit.

Adventure by Rail in Mexico’s Copper Canyon

Aboard the Chihuahua-Pacific Railroad, travelers pass through Mexico's scenic Copper Canyon, stopping at hillside villages and staying at comfortable Balderrama hotels along the way.

Diving Deep in the Yucatan

Diving in Mexico's underwater caves (cenotes) is an otherworldly experience.
Fountains in Palermo, Sicily. Flickr/Martin Deane

Travel in Sicily: Adventure Where You Least Expect It

A traveler reflects on adventures that aren't on the itinerary while on a guided trip in Sicily.

Three Days in Krabi, Thailand: Sun and Island-Hopping

Krabi, Phuket’s less crowded cousin, is one of Thailand’s most famous beach destinations. Here's how you can make the most of your visit to Krabi, Thailand.
Mythical Creatures Urquhart Castle close to where the cryptid is said to appear in Scotland.

Bigfoot, Sasquatch and Loch Ness: Mystical Creatures Around the World

From the Loch Ness Monster to the Abominable Snowman, stories of mythical creatures abound. Here's a look at some of the most fascinating mythical creatures from around the globe.
Hiking volcano in Guatemala

Hiking Volcanoes in Guatemala

Want to go hiking in Guatemala? Here’s what you need to know about hiking the country’s commanding volcanoes.
Coffee estate in Costa Rica

Costa Rica in a Cup: The Doka Coffee Estate

Get a taste of Costa Rican coffee and learn about the process on the lush slopes of the Poas Volcano in Alajuela.
Travel in Moab

A Weekend in Moab, Utah, USA

Red-walled canyons and towering sandstone formations make this tiny town a wonderland for outdoor enthusiasts.
Travel in Tanzania

Tanzania’s Ol Doinyo Lengai: Visiting A Volcano

Those who climb the world's “coolest” volcano are few and far between. This is adventure travel in a whole new light.
Alton, Illinois

Ghosts of the Mississippi: The Haunts of Alton, Illinois

Be ready for spirit sightings while learning the scandalous history of this small midwestern town.
The view of sunny San Francisco from a balcony on the Crown Princess. Photo by Rob Woods

If You Only Have a Day in San Francisco

What can you see and do in San Francisco if you only have 12 hours there? It urns out -- a lot!

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