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Am Lustgarten, 10178 Berlin, Germany
This immense—some might say immodest—neo-baroque cathedral opposite the former Royal Palace nods architecturally to St. Peter’s in Rome and served as the family church of the Hohenzollern dynasty up until 1918. The current...
Passeig de Neptú, 12, 46011 València, Valencia, Spain
Think expansive views of the Mediterranean, vast white sand, and a cool breeze. You'll also find artists creating sand sculptures and a wonderful place for children to play, in general. Rub shoulders with locals and enjoy the cultural flair.
Plaça de la Ciutat de Bruges, s/n, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain
I was in Valencia for literally five hours before having to hop on an Iberia flight to Paris ... So I made the best of getting to know the city. Heres a picture from a fresh food market that seemed to have been inside of an old train station ......
Oia 847 02, Greece
This little private church is probably the most photographed stop in Oia. Our rented house was right next to it but lower on the steps so we could see lots of people getting lots of photos. Married couples would take their photos next to it,...
62 Hengshan Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200031
The boat trip to the Yangtze delta is a great Shanghai excursion. The delta itself is not very interesting, as there's water everywhere and you can't decide whether you're on a river or the sea. But you pass the old harbor of Shanghai and you can...
Sveti Stefan 85315, Montenegro
Sometimes you just need an iced coffee. That can be a difficult find in Europe. Finally, after backpacking around the Balkans and bumming on Montenegrin beaches, we found some suitable, Nescafe frappes on a 15th century, fortified island village....
Riomaggiore SP, Italy
Hiking the Cinque Terre is an extraordinary way to explore the Ligurian Coast. Five villages connected only by hiking trail and rail with breathtaking coastal views and colorfully quaint villages. The trails can be challenging at times and it is...
Imerovigli 847 00, Greece
The table on this terrace in Imerovigli, Santorini, Greece looks like the ideal place for a nice Greek meal. Some nice white Santorini wine, a Greek Salad, maybe a freshly grilled sea bass. And the view out to the rest of the island of Santorini...
Obala kralja Zvonimira 13, 21220, Trogir, Croatia
My mom kept urging me to go to Croatia because she had seen images of the beautiful Dalmatian coast. I resisted because Croatia was not on my travel agenda at the time. I finally caved in and I’m so glad I did because it’s a gem of a country! Most...
m.Mpotsari 6, Οία 847 02, Greece
For one of the best views and best meals in Santorini, try Red Bicycle. Located at the tip of Oia on the northern part of the island, the restaurant is housed in a 19th-century Santorini mansion with a 180-degree view of the famed sunset and the...
Oia santorini greece, Cyclades, Oía 847 02, Greece
You can't beat this - a delicious, freshly caught seafood dinner on the edge of the Aegean Sea. Sunset Taverna is located in Ammoudi, at the base of the cliffs in Oia, Santorini - dramatic scenery for simple, rustic, delicious food. From the...
Hong Kong International Airport Ground Transportation Centre, 23 Cheong Tat Rd, Hong Kong
leaving fll airport and south florida where storms are the norm in the summer months the further thing from my mind was that i will be landing in one on the other side of the world 20 hrs later and that what i found out when we reach hkg all tru...
Banks Road, Governor’s Harbour, The Bahamas
One of the best beach hotels on Eleuthera, Pineapple Fields isn't your average hotel. All of the rooms are condo style, making it easy to slip into the island lifestyle almost immediately. Sitting back on the verandah, listening to the ocean waves...
Tippy's Restaurant is the place to be on the north end of Eleuthera. Located on the beach, the restaurant features amazing views and a cool, laid back atmosphere. The food is excellent and is a nice mix of seafood and American cuisine. On the...
Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
When you think about a beach destination, it would not be a surprise if you mention Cancun in your top 5 destinations. But a destination requires a good hotelier. You have plenty options in Cancun, but it you want to experience the best service...
Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
Absolutely every type of person in Rio comes here, where city meets ocean. On Sundays, a section of road is closed to traffic and you see people walking, jogging, and rollerblading along the promenade, and playing volleyball on the beach. Most...
National Cycle Route 8, Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon LD3 7YS, UK
In rural Wales, some of the best—and often the only—accommodations are rental cottages. Among the many good networks, Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages is popular with film crews visiting Brecon Beacons National Park. A 10-person stone farmhouse...
2365 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA
Smack in the middle of Waikiki’s perennial party, the Moana Surfrider has elegant old bones and the bustle of a big-city hotel. On any given day, the Victorian-era lobby is full of young Japanese brides and grooms, trailed by their...
Milagiriya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Artist Barbara Sansoni launched the brand Barefoot 40 years ago to showcase the island's master textile weavers. Stop by the Galle Road store (it's also a gallery and café) to browse colorful sarongs, scarves, table linens, and shoes. 706 Galle...
Shang Hai Yin Hang （ Yu Yuan Lu Zhi Hang ）, Changning Qu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200085
The elegant showroom of home decor company Chunzai features curvilinear yoke-back chairs and other sandalwood, bamboo, and rattan pieces inspired by the Song and Ming dynasties. The firm’s designs have been featured in the Beijing Aman...
79 Fenyang Rd, Xuhui Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Shanghai has always been China’s most cosmopolitan city. After the first Opium War (1839–1842), the city was divided into foreign concessions and entered a golden age, with a thriving nightlife scene, an active film industry, and a...
Harbor Island, The Bahamas
Harbour Island is an out island of the out island Eleuthera in the Bahamas. Home to a scant 1,500 people and more golf carts than cars, Harbour Island is the perfect place to get away from it all. It’s also home to the rich and famous who visit...
The Caribbean is a destination for all types of travelers—scuba divers, sailors, sunbathers—but when you want a dash of European party to season your vacation, head to St. Barth's, often called the St. Tropez of the Caribbean. Around St. Barth's...
100 Century Ave, LuJiaZui, Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China, 200120
Tucking into Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings), throwing back cocktails along The Bund, strolling with locals in Fuxing Park, trolling for antique treasures in the shops on Dongtai Road, and taking in the past and present at one of the many museums...
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Three of my best months were spent working in Shenzhen, China and traveling back and forth to Hong Kong. I learned that the Chinese people are extremely nice, curious, and generous. Not really so difference from us in the US.
No, I'm not talking about gemstones. And no, I'm *certainly* not talking about nefariously unmentionable male body parts. I'm talking about the beaches, guys. And, more specifically, the tiny shells known as "Shiva eyes" that you can find on them....
Las Terrazas, Cuba
From my vantage point on Cafe de Maria's outdoor terrace, I'm struck by the undulating slopes below me coated in foliage. Here, in the petite community of Las Terrazas, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve that was founded on a green ethic, my intention was...
28/F, 1 Peking Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
For high-end Chinese dining with out-of-this-world views, Hutong can dazzle the palate and the eyes. Enter the restaurant through a traditional lunar gate, as though entering a secret culinary society, into an artfully designed, softly lit space...
17 Science Museum Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Hotel ICON has enlisted Hong Kong's own Vivienne Tam to design an ultra-stylish suite, representative of her signature Chinoiserie chic. Specially commissioned furniture pieces of lush marble and woods welcome you into your temporary living space...
186 ตำบล บ้านเพ Amphoe Mueang Rayong, Chang Wat Rayong 21160, Thailand
So there the two of us were, clinging for dear life as the speed boat raced into the darkness of the Gulf of Thailand. Our pilots were two Thai teenagers, one 15 and the other no older than 11. After about a quarter hour of sailing into near total...
65 Baochao Hutong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
This courtyard house converted to ten-room boutique hotel provides an enticing blend of seclusion -- it stands at the end of a sliver of an alley off a narrow street -- and proximity to the bustling Gulou area a short walk away. Rooms come with...
Bãi Sao An Thới, Thị Trấn An Thới, Phú Quốc, An Thới, Phú Quốc, tỉnh Kiên Giang, Vietnam
The beach that will leave you speechless. Bai Sao (South Beach - in English) is located on the Vietnamese island, Phu Quoc. This place oozes relaxation. The mood on the island is very different from mainland Vietnam and if you have any inclination...
La Fonda, B.C., Mexico
Driving from the hallowed confines of Newport Beach only ninety minutes north, it never gets any less shocking crossing the international border from San Ysidro into Tijuana. The vehicle border entrance into Baja California has been updated in...
1990 Roxas Boulevard, Manila City, Metro Manila, Malate, Manila, 1004 Metro Manila, Philippines
Manila is known for its spectacular sunsets and the view from the Sofitel is hard to beat! You can stay at this 5-star luxury hotel for about the same cost as a 3-star hotel in many major US cities. Go for it and treat yourself. I took this shot...
Pudong, Shanghai, China, 201203
One of my friends was working the EWR-PVG flight last month before xmas. Since I had a few days off she asked me if I wanted to come along, there were plenty of seats so that was no problem. When I got there the weather was nice and in the 50s, so...
Isla Mujeres, Q.R., Mexico
One of my favorite places on the Caribbean , Isla Mujeres . After more than 8 years without been back here I decide to take my daughter for her first time and been a soccer player what a better way to wind up the day but with a little fun with the...
Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Just eight miles across the water from Cancun proper, Isla Mujeres was once relatively unknown among tourists. But for some 1000 years, Isla Mujeres was a sanctuary dedicated to the Maya goddess Ixchel. In recent years, it has become a sanctuary...
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