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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…

6 Best Safaris for Your Honeymoon

Whether you’ve been saving for the entirety of your relationship or asked wedding guests to contribute to a vacation fund, your honeymoon is the perfect excuse to go big. Enter: a safari. Luxury lodges, gorgeous savannah sunsets, and incredible wildlife are just a few of the highlights of this bucket-list trip. And while Africa remains…

11 Hotel Rooms With Private Beaches

Forget swim-up bars, swim-out suites, and in-room pools. When it comes to tropical getaways, staying in a room with its very own private beach — as in swim-naked-if-you-want private — is the ultimate way to go. (Well, short of chartering an entire island.) These dreamy hotel rooms around the world feature secluded shoreline, hidden-away coves,…

The Best National Parks for Wildlife Spotting

If the possibility of seeing lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!) gets your heart pumping in an excited way, there are several places to spot these wondrous animals outside of city zoos. National parks provide a true glimpse at how mammals and birds live in the wild, from arid desert landscapes to mountainous regions with…

Incredible Glaciers to See Before They Melt

A sunny, 60-degree day sounds perfect — that is, unless you’re in Antarctica in middle of March. Earlier this month, the World Meteorological Organization confirmed that the continent set a new record high temperature (63.5 degrees Fahrenheit) in March 2015. This news comes after a recent University of Delaware study concluded that Adelie penguins in…

The Best Hotel Brands for a Boutique All-Inclusive Stay

Generally speaking, all-inclusive resorts and boutique hotels occupy very, very separate Venn diagram circles, with a tiny slice of gray middle ground. That’s because all-inclusives are often 500-plus-room behemoths large enough to merit their own zip codes, while boutique hotels generally have far fewer rooms (Oyster considers 200 rooms a good cap), as well as…

How Safe Are the Most Popular Tourist Destinations in Africa?

Photo by EyeofJ via Flickr For most Western travelers, Africa is an exotic destination that lures visitors with images of culture, wild animals, and open spaces. It’s also often depicted as being a very violent continent where countries have struggled (or are currently struggling) with crime, serious war, genocide, disease, and shaky politics. While we…

10 Exotic Travel Destinations That Are Trending Right Now

As travel experts here at Oyster.com, we keep our eye on what’s trending in travel, so we’re constantly updating — and adding to — our coverage of destinations around the world. We keep a very close watch on the destinations that are particularly hot right now so you don’t miss out on any amazing vacations.…