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This coastal city in central Vietnam is known for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port.  Danang is experiencing a modern shift with gleaming new hotels, apartments and restaurants emerging both on and off the famous Danang Beach strip.  Despite the change, this city still offers travelers a cultural look into this wonderful country through the preservation of nearby pagodas, Buddhist shrines and unbelievable caves.

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Danang, Vietnam

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Located on southern Thailand’s west coast, Krabi is characterized by impressive limestone cliffs, dense mangrove forests, and more than one hundred offshore islands.  With some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, visitors will have plenty of places to unwind.  Krabi has a variety of accommodation options for luxury and economical travelers, ensuring a wonderful trip no matter your budget.

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Krabi, Thailand

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Macau is a special administrative region on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China.  Formerly a colony of the Portuguese Empire, Macau is an epicenter of gambling and glitz.  So much so, it is commonly referred to as the "Vegas of China." Not only is the luxury entertainment here world-class, the city also offers wonderful cultural activities and wonderfully authentic cuisine.

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Macau, China

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Niseko is a town on Japan’s northern Hokkaido Island, near the dormant volcano of Mt. Yotei.  Most adventure junkies come in wintertime, when the region experiences more snowfall than almost any other destination in the world.  Pair the unrivaled ski and snowboard conditions with the numerous hot spring resorts that dot the surrounding mountains and you have the perfect recipe for a wonderful winter travel destination.

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Niseko, Japan

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Denali is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,310 feet above sea level.  Surrounding this peak is more than six million acres of wild land – a vast wilderness that is mostly untouched by human hands.  Travelers to this national park in Alaska are rewarded with sights of both the legendary wildlife and natural landscapes.  Take the chance on Denali National Park and be prepared for surprise and delight.

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Denali National Park, Alaska

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Lisbon is Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city.  This dynamic city is well suited for those that like to explore on foot.  Effortlessly blending traditional heritage with striking modernism and progressive thinking, Lisbon is a wonderful destination with a mild climate year round.

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Lisbon, Portugal

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Saint Tropez is a coastal town on the French Riviera.  Historically popular with artists, the town attracted the international “jet set” crowd in the 1960s and remains known for its beaches and nightlife today. Although yachts now outnumber fishing boats in the surrounding waters, travelers can still experience cultural elements of simpler times in the Old Port. 

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Saint Tropez, France

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The festive capital city of Puerto Rico is the perfect place to experience the island’s true culture.  San Juan’s central location makes it one of the best starting points for any visit to the island.  A true family destination, travelers can get to know Puerto Rican roots by exploring the vibrant neighborhood of Old San Juan, tour a 16th-century castle, and learn to surf in Puerta de Tierra. 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico

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With a staggering population of 24.2 million people, Shanghai is the 3rd largest city in the world.  This city offers visitors a chance to experience the past, present, and future of China all at once.  Spend your morning wandering around the Bund riverside district to take in old Shanghai.  Then, hop on over to Pudong to admire the wild Jetsons like skyline. 

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Shanghai, China

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Granada is a Nicaraguan city on the shores of Lake Nicaragua.  Travelers are drawn in year round due to the warm weather, colonial-era architecture and freshwater Lake Nicaragua.  With its close proximity to Nicaragua’s international airport, enjoy a few days of relaxation and exploration to start or end any trip to this beautiful country. 

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Granada, Nicaragua

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Mallorca is one of Spain's Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.  Flush with history, archaeologists have found traces of habitation in the region dating back to the Neolithic period.  Today, it's best known amongst travelers for beach resorts, sheltered coves, limestone mountains and Roman and Moorish remains.  

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Mallorca, Spain

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Havana is the capital city, largest city, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.  This year marks the city's 500th anniversary since its founding, and the capital is poised to welcome plenty of tourists to explore all of the sites.  Despite constantly changing regulations for US visitors, travel can still be accommodated with the right arrangements. 

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Havana, Cuba

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Tulum lies on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.  Known for its beaches and well-preserved Mayan ruins, many of the region's hotels maintain an unassuming, eco focused mentality.  Whether splurging on luxurious lodging or enjoying a "back to basics", electricity free adventure, the beautiful beaches can be enjoyed by all.  

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Tulum, Mexico

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This huge seaside city in Brazil is famous for its golden beaches and lush mountains. Spend your day summiting Sugarloaf Mountain's granite peak and your night dancing until dawn at the Copacabana beach area.  For the experience of a lifetime, travel during the world's largest Carnival and dance in the streets with two million other parade goers.  

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Palawan is one of over 7,000 islands comprising the Philippine archipelago located between the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea.  Although remote, those adventurous enough to seek out this island will be met with a destination that can only be described as paradise.  

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Palawan, Philippines

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Austin is an inland city bordering the Hill Country region of Texas.  Perhaps best known for its eclectic live music scene and delicious barbecue, this city offers visitors everything from nightlife and shopping to sightseeing and sports. 

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Austin, Texas

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This city in Italy's Tuscany region is a place to feast on world class art and cuisine. Spend your days wandering through century old streets to admire the city's many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture.  

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Florence, Italy

Cusco Peru

Situated over 11,000 ft amongst the Peruvian Andes, Cusco was once the capital of the Inca Empire.  Today, it serves as the gateway to the Inca Trail and the many wondrous archaeological sites nearby.  Spend your day acclimating to the elevation while taking in the fascinating history of the Inca in town.

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Cusco, Peru

Kyoto Japan Shrine

Kyoto served as Japan's capital city and the emperor's residence from 794 until 1868, and it remains a step into the country's past.  With its numerous classical temples, gardens, palaces, shrines, and traditional wooden houses, this city is best explored on foot or bicycle.   Although one of the busiest times of year, Cherry Blossom season in the Spring is a site not to be missed. 

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Kyoto, Japan

Reykjavic Iceland Homes

In the world's northernmost capital city, Reykjavik is among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities on the planet.  With its fun and quirky downtown to explore, let this city serve as your base to venture out into the otherworldly landscapes covering this tiny island nation.

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Cartagena Colombia Old Town

This city's historic center is enclosed by 6.8 miles of walls originally built by the Spanish hundreds of years ago.  Behind these walls, you can experience the charm of Colombia through its architecture, nightlife, and cultural festivals.  

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Cartagena, Colombia

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Toronto is a dynamic metropolis on Lake Ontario’s northwestern shore.  This bright, bustling and clean city is incredibly diverse, friendly, and welcoming.  Travelers will fall in love with the wonderful shopping and restaurants dotting the streets.  For those interested in an exhilarating day trip, Niagara Falls is less than a 2 hour drive away.

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Toronto, Canada

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Istanbul straddles Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait.  Formerly known as Byzantium and Constantinople, it is the most populous city in Turkey and the country’s economic, cultural and historic center. Travelers will marvel at the ancient architecture and enjoy the vast array of wonderful shops and eateries as they make their way from one continent to the next.

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Istanbul, Turkey

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Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs.  The island offers a wide range of hotels, resorts, villas, restaurants, bars, and world class activities.  Famous for its high value-for-money-ratio, Bali is a destination that allows travelers to enjoy the wonder of this beautiful island, regardless of their budget.

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Bali, Indonesia

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Despite its isolated location on the coast of Western Australia, Perth boasts an abundance of things to do and fantastic places to visit.  The city has undergone a wonderful transformation in recent years, allowing travelers the opportunity to get their fill of art, food, and great coffee alongside what the city has always been known for – blue skies, amazing beaches, and the beautiful Swan River.

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Perth, Australia

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St. Lucia is a sovereign island nation easily identified by The Pitons – two mountainous volcanic plugs linked by the Piton Mitan ridge. Equal parts beauty and mystique, the island quickly captivates any traveler that steps food on the beautiful coastline.  Whether looking for adventure, culture or relaxation, St. Lucia offers it all.  

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St. Lucia

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Situated on Peru’s arid Pacific coast, Lima is a bustling metropolis and one of South America’s largest cities.  Wander past the high rise condos built alongside pre-Columbian temples in this “City of Kings.”  Alongside this wonderful mix of old and new, Lima has also been crowned one of the great culinary destinations in South America. 

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Lima, Peru

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Penang is a Malaysian island located off of the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia.  Often referred to as the “pearl of the orient”, Penang is famed throughout Asia for its unique mix of eastern cultures.  Travelers to this island can expect to taste some of the world’s best street food, relax on beautiful white-sand beaches, and explore the wonders of UNESCO world heritage site, George Town.

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Penang Island, Malaysia

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This enchanting city in northern Thailand is rightfully on every world traveler’s bucket list.  Originally founded in 1296, Chiang Mai still retains vestiges of walls and moats from its history as a cultural and religious center.  Spend your night exploring the famous Night Bazaar and your days immersing yourself in the local culture, including visits to any of the hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Jackson Hole is a valley between the Teton Mountain Range and the Gros Ventre Range in Wyoming, located near the border of Idaho. This area is an activity lover’s dream with convenient access to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.  No matter the season, Jackson Hole offers something for all adventure seekers.

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming

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Seville is a charming city in southern Spain and the capital city of Andalusia. With a rich history, it offers travelers a number of churches, palaces and monuments to explore.  Not only is Seville the birthplace of Flamenco, but it is also famous worldwide for its culture, traditions and artistic heritage.  

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Seville, Spain

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Luang Prabang is the former capital of Laos and is now a UNESCO World Heritage City.  Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers, this city is a wonderful patchwork of traditional Lao wooden houses and hints of European architecture.  Slow your pulse and awaken your imagination with Luang Prabang’s spiritual nourishment.  

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Luang Prabang, Laos

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Puglia forms the heel of Italy's famous "boot."  It may be one of the lesser known regions, but it is not to be missed. Spend your days enjoying the stunning beaches, dining in great restaurants and  exploring authentic villages that are in abundance throughout the area.  

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Puglia, Italy

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This national park, located in California's Sierra Nevada mountains, is famed for its giant sequoia trees, towering granite cliffs and iconic vistas.  Yosemite's countless hiking trails for travelers of almost any skill level solidify this as one of the great family vacation destinations in the USA. 

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Yosemite, USA

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Consistently ranked as one of the happiest cities in the world, Melbourne is the mecca of all things trendy and tasty.  Whether spending a few days or several weeks exploring this coastal city, visitors will quickly understand the draw of this dynamic destination.

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Melbourne, Australia

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Copenhagen is often characterized by its canals, cycling culture, strong economy and happy locals.   Visitors will enjoy this capital city's mix of royal history and modern architecture along with their sustainable living and exciting restaurant scene.  

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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Although this cosmopolitan city is infamous for its ties to finance and banking, there is still plenty for leisure minded travelers to enjoy.  Situated along the northern end of Lake Switzerland, Zurich combines creative urban life with nature in all its glory.  If you need a little more fresh air, just hop on the next train and you can be in the Swiss Alps within the hour.  

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Zurich, Switzerland

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The bohemian charm and fairytale trademark of Prague make this destination best suited for those who want to immerse themselves in culture.  Prague's rich history and modern quirkiness embrace the entire city. Explore with an open mind and the city will ensure a vibrant and memorable experience.

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Prague, Czech Republic

Napa Valley California Vineyards

This region north of San Francisco is known for hundreds of hillside vineyards, beautiful scenery, and award-winning wines.  Whether traveling for a weekend getaway or a well-deserved vacation, this destination is especially a pleasure for wine lovers and foodies. 

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Napa Valley, USA

Budapest Hungary Downtown

Budapest is actually comprised of 3 unified cities: Buda, Obuda, and Pest.  Separated by the Danube, much of this city has been granted UNESCO World Heritage status.  With something to do for everyone, visitors to this city can tour the splendid architecture, soak in thermal baths, or enjoy the unrivaled nightlife scene.

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Budapest, Hungary

Mumbai India Coastline

Mumbai is an enormous city that excites all of one's senses.  An early morning walk through the bustling Colaba neighborhood is one of the best ways to take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this one-of-a-kind destination.  With over 20 million individuals calling this city home, Mumbai is sure to pull at your heart, mind, and spirit.  

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Mumbai, India

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Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital.  No matter the season, this city offers visitors an endless supply of artistry, history and majesty.  The city has experienced a boom in the past decade, forging a gastronomic revolution and overhaul of its major parks and public spaces.  There has never been a more exciting time to visit this unique city.  

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Moscow, Russia

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Macau is a special administrative region on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in southern China.  Formerly a colony of the Portuguese Empire, Macau is an epicenter of gambling and glitz.  So much so, it is commonly referred to as the "Vegas of China." Not only is the luxury entertainment here world-class, the city also offers wonderful cultural activities and wonderfully authentic cuisine.

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Nova Scotia, Canada

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Amsterdam is famous for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system, and narrow houses with gabled facades.  The capital and most populous city of the Netherlands offers cultural travelers the opportunity to experience world-class museums, quirky festivals, theater, live music, laid-back bars, and wonderful restaurants.  Rent a bicycle to explore the wonders of this European city like a local.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Accra resides on the Atlantic coast of West Africa.  In recent years, Ghana has been transformed into a hub for work and play, with an emphasis on the country’s growing international art scene.  For traveler’s interested in exploring one of Africa’s more modern cities, Accra has plenty to offer.

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Accra, Ghana

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Don’t let Tromso’s location fool you: this fun city far north of the arctic circle is living through a tourism boom.  In winter, travelers come from across the globe to witness the amazing northern lights that ripple across the sky.  In the summer, travelers are drawn to the midnight sun with its long, bright nights and adventurous activities including hiking, fishing and even golfing.

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Tromso, Norway

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Steeped with history, Siem Reap is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor.  Although travelers are drawn in by the temples, there is plenty more to do and see in this Cambodian city.  With a burgeoning culinary scene and unique lodging options for any budget, Siem Reap is a must add to any Southeast Asian getaway.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Lake Como is known for more than just George Clooney.  Travelers visit this beautiful region of Northern Italy for its dramatic scenery set against the foothills of the Alps.  With so many towns dotting the shores of this 56 square mile lake, there is always somewhere new to explore.

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Lake Como, Italy

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Belgium is famous for more than just beer and chocolate.  It’s unassuming capital city, Brussels, is full of fabulous restaurants, beautiful markets, and Art Nouveau architecture.  It is best to experience this beautiful city on foot, meandering through narrow streets and alleyways, rather than getting snarled up in traffic.

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Brussels, Belgium

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Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.  This surreal and vibrant city, where old and new jostle for space, offers countless historical sites to explore alongside modern markets, museums and cultural activities. 

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Jerusalem, Israel

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Cappadocia is a geological oddity of honeycombed hills and towering boulders of otherworldly beauty.  Travelers not only have the opportunity to marvel at the underground tunnel complexes from the Byzantine and Islamic eras, but those lucky enough to visit this region of Turkey can stay in one of the cities famous cave hotels. 

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Cappadocia, Turkey

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This bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia is among Canada’s densest and most ethnically diverse cities.  Travelers will enjoy the melding of Vancouver’s cosmopolitan downtown with the picturesque mountains surrounding the city center.  Whether spending your days visiting the thriving art, theater and music scenes or hiking St. Mark’s Summit, Vancouver aims to please. 

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Vancouver, Canada

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Bath is an idyllic English town, set in the rolling countryside, known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture.  This unique, feel-good city that combines vibrant contemporary culture with a rich history and heritage.  For travelers looking for a London add on, look no further than Bath.

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Bath, England

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This famed wine-growing region in southwestern France can trace its origins back almost 2,000 years. Steeped in history, and overflowing with world-class wine, Bordeaux beckons a visit from foodies around the world.  

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Bordeaux, France

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This former imperial city in western Morocco is a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces, and gardens.  Be careful not to get lost in the densely packed, maze-like alleys of the medina where thriving marketplaces sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry.

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Marrakesh, Morocco

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Cape Town is a port city on South Africa's southwest coast situated beneath the imposing Table Mountain.  This beautiful city melds a variety of cultures, cuisines and landscapes into a wonderfully unique destination that is ripe for exploration.

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Cape Town, South Africa

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This small Greek island in the South Aegean is the largest of the Cyclades island group.  Featuring a port town filled with whitewashed, cube shaped houses, Naxos is every bit as idyllic as one would hope.  With some of the best beaches in Greece, this city should remain a contender on any island hopping trip to the region.  

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Naxos, Greece

Bangkok Thailand Downtown Lights

This city, known for its ornate shrines and vibrant street life, welcomes more visitors each year than any other city in the world.  Thai hospitality is constantly present, whether indulging at a luxury hotel, enjoying delicious street food, or catching a longtail boat ride through the floating markets.  Bangkok is an energetic city that never ceases to amaze.

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Bangkok, Thailand

Dubai UAE Skyline

Dubai is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. This city sprouted from the desert through some of the largest construction projects the world has ever seen.  Today, it serves as an ever changing metropolis and playground for the wealthy.

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Dubai, UAE

Hanoi Vietnam Railroad

This city is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. Enjoy a day exploring the sights and sounds of the chaotic Old Quarter - just be sure to keep an eye out for passing scooters!

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Dubrovnik Crotia Island Town

Lovers of both land and sea will have ample opportunity to explore Dubrovnik, also known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic."  Although it is perched above the brilliant blue waters of the Mediterranean, this city's limestone streets and baroque buildings ensure the best way to explore is on foot. 

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Dubrovnik, Croatia