Collected by Kevin Favro , AFAR Contributor
If you happen to be visiting Nepal during Dashain or Tihar (roughly October), you won't have a hard time spotting children everywhere swinging their days away on pings of all shapes and sizes. Sourced and assembled in a few days, pings are usually...
3666 Kuiloko Rd, Eleele, HI 96705, USA
Kauai is stunning on the ground, but in the air, it's spectacular. The island's small size becomes its strength as you're able to experience its beauty from afar (pun intended) and can soak up so much more than you could on foot. Head down to the...
800 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC V8M 1J8, Canada
The Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island (just north of Victoria, British Columbia) didn't earn its appeal or its fame during the dormant wintery months, but if you happen to be in the area during the off-season, it's still worth the price of...
Tundikhel, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Boudhanath, one of the two "grand" stupas sitting within the Kathmandu Valley, lights up the skyline, nestled amongst endless rows of apartments and shops. This is the view from the Hyatt Regency Kathmandu (looking east), and after an evening...
4001 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122, USA
Outerlands is an Outer Sunset institution. The small restaurant near Ocean Beach serves local, organic cuisine in a rustic-chic setting. Covered floor-to-ceiling in warm, rough-hewn wood, the interior invites lingering over an artisan cocktail or...
88 Franklin St, New York, NY 10013, USA
Part Roman bath, part Turkish hammam, part massage parlor—it all adds up to a restorative haven in the concrete jungle that is Manhattan. Aire is part of a chain that started in Seville, Spain, and every location is specially chosen to...