Collected by Heather
Musandam Governorate, Oman
Jutting out into the crystal clear waters of the Hormuz Strait you’ll find Oman’s sleepy exclave, Musandam. The striking landscape and phenomenal coastlines here provide the ultimate destination for thrill seekers and culture lovers alike. The...
Dar El-Salam, Al Basatin, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Have you tried putting grains, chickpeas, and freeze dried onions on top of pasta and topped it all off with tomato sauce and a garlic oil? No? Well the Egyptians consider this dish a staple. It's called KO-SHERRY, 'Koshary'.For around 20 cents...
Sümer Mahallesi, 2259. Sokak No:12, 20020 Merkez/Pamukkale/Denizli, Turkey
Pamukkale in Southwestern Turkey was once a resort town for ancient Greeks and Romans, with plenty of ruins of Hieropolis to prove it, thanks to its natural thermal springs and a massive, cascading mountain of baking soda, aka, the "Cotton...
14 derb sebaai, quartier, Souk Laksour, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
We kicked off our Marrakesh holiday with a visit to Maison MK's Gastro MK restaurant for its five-course tasting menu. The riad's Moroccan chef cooks up a delicious, visually stunning Moroccan-French fusion menu whose highlights included fried...
If you're in Israel, visiting the Dead Sea is a must! My favorite beach is Mineral Beach. The location is great, and for a small fee, you get a clean beach, spa services, lots of amenities, and all the salt water and mud you can dream of! Enjoy...
Dioklecijanova ulica 1, Sredmanuška ul. 11, 21000, Split, Croatia
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this 1,700-year-old palace sits on the Adriatic seafront, serving as the focal point of Split. It was built by Roman Emperor Diocletian as a seaside retirement home and has served as a refuge for many a conqueror over...
Herrengasse 14, 1010 Wien, Austria
The identity of a Viennese intellectual was ultimately defined by the coffeehouse they would frequent. Sigmund Freud, Arthur Schnitzler and Hugo von Hoffmannsthal would all brood over their work and agitatedly exchange ideas with fellow thinkers...
55 Boulevard Mohamed Zerktouni, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Al Fassia Gueliz -- woman owned and run (a pretty advanced concept in Morocco) -- earns high marks in every review I've consulted. It's pretty, and not especially romantic, despite the white tablecloths and candles. We start with the mixed salad...
Kalkan Mahallesi, İskele Sk., 07960 Kaş/Antalya, Turkey
Stylish, secluded Likya Gardens is a hideaway amid the cliffs of Kalkan, a humble old fishing town on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. Each of the seven suites has its own pool and a patio set on stilts, offering views of a crystal-blue bay and brightly...
Aydinli Mah., Yavuz Sok. No:1, 50180 Göreme Belediyesi/Nevşehir Merkez/Nevşehir, Turkey
When you travel to the Cappadocia region of Turkey you have to stay in a cave hotel. Sleeping in a room carved out of the area’s ‘fairy chimney’ rock formations is inherently cool. When you realize that your room is also literally cool—even in the...
Lush green forest. Wake up to the songs of Indri Lemurs calling one another. Andasibe is a haven for researchers, tourists, and families. Enjoy day walks or longer hikes through the beautiful National Park. Make sure you take a guide, many speak...
6, Ul. Don. Pavla Poše 1, 20260, Korčula, Croatia
A former 18th-century bishop’s palace in Korčula Old Town, this Relais & Châteaux property has been meticulously restored into an all-suite, luxury hotel. Each of the five rooms is decorated along a different theme inspired by the...
Sas Al Nakhl - Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Natural food is synonymous with the Westin, and The Lounge makes traditional coffee house favorites with extra freshness. Set in the lobby overlooking the golf course, sip a coffee, tea, or soothing smoothie. Try the pancakes loaded with...
Macau, Macau Fisherman's Wharf
Diagonally opposite sites I.M Pei's Macau Science museum, and on the other side is the Macau art museum, this casino sits like a thorn between both museums with its wonderful whimsical gothic style exteriors. If you're an architecture/ photography...
One of the iconic structures in the Lower Peninsula of the Special Administrative Region of Macau is the Macau Tower. At 1,109 feet, it is the world's highest nighttime bungee jumping spot. Climb a little further (almost to the top) and you can...
MacauAntonio da Silva10 Travessa de
This building is part of the Macau architectural heritage walk should you pick up the map. Since the government took over this building in 2002 with heavy restoration works, this former Zheng residence was a mansion inhabited by the scholar's...
號地下, 64 R. da Felicidade, Macau
Literally in an alley way, tables and chairs are placed in the little damp and dark corner while bowls and bowls of the smoothest congee is served up with its traditional fixings, pig's liver cooked a perfect medium rare, with tripe, mince pork...
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