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The World’s Most Expensive Islands and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

If you’re anything like us, you’ve dreamt of jetting off to a far-flung island paradise, where the sand is soft and the sea sparkles as far as the eye can see. However, these idyllic destinations can be prohibitively expensive, due to their remote locations and high-end resorts. Do not despair, though, as we’ve come up…

9 of the Best Islands in Africa

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, after Asia. In addition to the mainland, Africa is also surrounded by a plethora of islands, many with their own special set of geographic features, plant and animal species, and mix of cultures. Whether you’re looking for a thick jungle, volcanic coastline, idyllic beach, great architecture and…

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…

6 of the Best Beaches in Mauritius

The far-flung island nation of Mauritius is a vacationer’s paradise. Located in the Indian Ocean to the east of Madagascar, Mauritius is more accessible than geography might suggest, thanks to direct flights from cities in Australia, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Those who make the trip will be rewarded with a wealth of attractions: coral reefs,…

The Best Things to Do in Mauritius

The tiny island nation of Mauritius lies in the southern Indian Ocean, about 700 miles to the east of Madagascar and more than 1,000 miles south of the Seychelles. It’s a long way from anywhere (connecting flights through Dubai and Paris take about six and 11 hours, respectively), but those who make the journey are…

9 of the Safest Travel Destinations for Families

Kerid Crater, Iceland/Oyster As a parent, you want to expose your kids to an array of experiences and cultures, and travel is one of the best ways to do that. The problem is, even for the most dedicated family of travelers, the world can be a scary place. News about crime, war, and terrorism can…

Oyster Editors’ Favorite Street Eats Around the World

Jirka Matousek/Flickr When it comes to street eats, there are two types of travelers: the timid and fearful and the load-up-my-plate fearless. Our editors are in the latter camp and firmly believe in seeking out the best food on our trips, whether it’s made in a sizzling roadside wok in Thailand, a deep fryer in…

11 of the Most Surreal Landscapes on Earth

With the exceptional CGI technology available today, humans don’t have to imagine alien worlds—they exist as digital creations in countless movies. But as it turns out, travelers don’t need to leave the planet in order to see a real-life ethereal landscape. There are places across Earth that truly look like they belong in another galaxy.…