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The 7 Best Hawaii Vacations for Every Type of Traveler

Beach at the Montage Kapalua Bay/Oyster With its otherworldly beautiful beaches, abundance of natural features, and glorious year-round weather, Hawaii is an easy to love vacation destination. It’s one of those special places that truly offers something for everyone, whether you’re looking to relax on the sand or out for a volcanic adventure, alone on…

11 Reasons You Should Visit Oman Instead of Dubai and United Arab Emirates

Dubai and the United Arab Emirates are well-established destinations for travelers seeking splashy glamour and beachside luxury with a dash of sweeping desert landscapes. Meanwhile, neighboring Oman has been quietly surging on the tourism scene for its extraordinary natural beauty, rich cultural offerings, and more user-friendly towns and cities. While we aren’t suggesting that Dubai…

9 Dominican Republic Vacations for Every Type of Traveler

Aerial Photography at the Majestic Colonial Punta Cana/Oyster The Dominican Republic lures travelers throughout the year with its consistent warm weather, beautiful beaches, and array of hotel options. The plethora of tourist-friendly areas, affordable all-inclusive resorts, and easy access from many U.S. cities make it suitable for a variety of visitors. Here, we offer nine…

10 Destinations Worth Your Full Two-Week Vacation

Doling out your vacation days can be tough. Whether you live in the United States, where companies don’t legally have to give workers any paid-vacation days, or in the European Union, which by law has to give employees at least four work weeks of paid vacation, chances are you’re often thinking about how you’ll use…

7 Adventurous Vacations the Whole Family Will Love

Planning a family vacation is a form of art. It requires finding the right balance between ease and activities that will interest multiple generations. No wonder crowd-pleasers like cruises and kid-pleasers like theme parks frequently end up on the itinerary. And that’s okay — we love a good cruise, a fun day spent with Mickey,…

The World’s Best Destinations for Rock Climbing

Whether you’re new to bouldering or an experienced traditional climber, adding a bit of rock climbing to your vacation is a good way to get out in nature and have a solid and thrilling workout. While there are thousands of great slabs worth climbing, here are eight of the world’s top destinations for rock climbing.

What to Pack for Thailand (and What to Buy There)

Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort, Thailand/Oyster I made so many packing mistakes on a recent trip to Thailand. I schlepped at least a dozen items 9,000 miles, give or take, only to find them readily available and for cheap all over the country. On the flip side, there were things that would have made a…

What to Pack When You Won’t Have Shower Access on Vacation

While traveling, there are many times when a long, hot shower (or even a quick cold rinse) just isn’t an option. Whether you’re camping in a national park, partying at Burning Man, or visiting a destination that’s completely off the grid, there may come a time when you have to pack for a trip that…