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The Most Expensive Countries in the World and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

The saying “you get what you pay for” doesn’t always apply when it comes to traveling the globe. Sure, many bucket list destinations are worth their eye-popping price tags, but there are plenty of affordable — and arguably cooler — alternatives to these well-trodden, budget-busting destinations. Below, we listed the most expensive countries in the…

11 Popular Places to Visit in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia encompasses more countries than you probably realize. Of course there’s Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia, but you may pause for a moment before remembering Singapore, Myanmar, Brunei, and several others. Although some similar influences crop up in neighboring countries, the cultures and attractions are strikingly diverse in each destination. To help you decide where…

Where to Travel Along the Equator

Thanks to year-round pleasant weather and fairly consistent flight and hotel costs, traveling near the equator is an attractive option. Plus, getting to stand on (or close to) that zero-degree latitude is a fun bucket-list item. Although the equator passes through 13 countries, it doesn’t lie along any major city. That said, there are still…

8 Underrated Islands Around the World

With summer behind us, it’s easy to slip into fantasies about where to spend your next island vacation. While Bermuda, Jamaica, Maui, and Mauritius all sound like fantastic options, they can also get crowded, especially during peak seasons. If you’re looking to escape the tourist masses, but still want to enjoy all the sea, sand,…

Our 17 Favorite Spa Resorts Around the World

Modern life involves traveling often and for all sorts of reasons. This year alone, you might have a big family get-together in another state, an annual ski trip with college buddies, and a cousin’s wedding halfway across the country. Here at Oyster, we embrace just about any excuse to hit the road, but what really…

The 6 Largest Hotels in the World

Travelers look into many different factors when choosing the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation. Some like the quaint and intimate feel of a B&B, while others look for obscure and unique options like a castle in Ireland or a tree house in Big Sur. For those travelers whose idea of the perfect stay includes…

Hiking in Southeast Asia: 7 Treks to Inspire Your Next Trip

Southeast Asia is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes in the world. High volcanic peaks, cascading waterfalls, lush rainforests, and highly diverse flora and fauna abound. One of the best ways to reach these places — while working to minimize environmental impact and contribute to the local economy — is through a trek.…

The Best Places to Raise a Family Outside of the U.S.

While it may seem risky, researchers have found many good reasons to raise a family overseas. For starters, your child will likely develop leadership qualities while adapting to a new culture. Plus, the possibility for little ones to learn a new language notably increases. That said, some countries are much more family-friendly than others. Issues like…

9 Tiny Hotels That Prove the Best Things Do Come in Small Packages

When it comes to hotels, bigger isn’t always better. Sure, there’s something alluring about mega-resorts with seemingly endless activities, numerous dining and drinking options, and all the pools your heart desires. But there’s also the flip side of the coin, with some travelers looking for a more intimate, personalized experience. If you’re one of the…

The 10 Best Party Islands in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has almost too much to love. It’s home to beautiful ancient temples, lush jungles, stunning beaches, amazing culinary traditions, and tons of cheap hotels. But as many tourists from around the world know, there’s another reason to splurge on a flight to this corner of the world: partying really, really hard. In fact,…