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Welcome to our list of the world's 29 most beautiful places. Our job may be travel, but most of the time, we're just like you — stuck behind a desk M-F, 9 to 5 and dreaming up our next trip. So we've compiled this incredible list of spots we're dying to visit. We hope they inspire you, too.
A towel and a stretch of sand? Good. One of the hippest beach hotels with a buzzy après-la-plage scene and Instagram-ready design? Now we're talking. Here are 8 hipster-approved finds just a stone’s throw from the sand.
It seems only fitting that, following one of the most public weddings in recent history, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would choose Namibia—one of the least densely populated countries in the world—for their honeymoon. Here, a few of the places and sights we think they should add to their itinerary.
Ever feel like all organizational heck breaks loose the second you go into vacation mode? Let your gear do the heavy lifting for you, so you can stop worrying about misplacing items and start worrying about having the best vacation ever.
For most visitors, and locals too, West London’s Paddington neighborhood is an enclave you pass through en route to the airport or city center. But that’s all changing thanks to a hotspot hotel opening that’s shining a spotlight on other local gems: a seafood eatery on a barge, an indie darling cafe and Londoner-favorite rooftop bar, all within the W2 postcode. Read on for the new additions, and neighborhood classics, putting Paddington on our must-visit list.
Going all in doesn’t have to mean going all out (with the contents of your wallet, that is). For an all-inclusive getaway that won't break the bank, these 10 Caribbean resorts offer the biggest bang for your buck.
On a recent month-long visit to South Africa’s hottest metropolis, JS correspondent Michelle Halpern decided to explore beyond the city limits to discover what lies within driving distance from the beaches and dramatic viewpoints of Cape Town. Here, she shares her favorite from an African safari to wine tasting and much more.
When Sri Lankan-born designer Annika Fernando opened PR Sri Lanka in 2013 — Colombo’s premier fashion boutique with curated items from the best designers in Sri Lanka and India — she had no idea the store would parlay her own line, Maus, to expand to three collections per year. Fernando’s work as a mentor to young designers provided a natural way to feature their work in her boutique, where you’ll find luxurious hand-printed batik kaftans, textured tunics, silk strapless gowns, and sandalwood and gemstone jewelry. Between designing her label and running the boutique, Fernando still finds time to explore her beloved Colombo. Jetsetter found out her favorite places to eat, stay, and play.
From the lavender fields of Provence to the vineyard-dotted hills of Franconia, Germany, these romantic countryside escapes in Europe are all about slowing down. So breathe in, and let the natural surroundings inspire your next move.
As if we needed another excuse to book a ticket to the Maldives.
Few destinations cater so conspicuously to travelers as Cancún: the Mexican government formally declared its miles of beachfront a “Hotel Zone” back in the 1970s, investing heavily to bring luxury hotels to its shores. The plan worked, and today, Cancún attracts millions of party-loving sun-seekers to its hundreds of resorts. Which are the best? For a hassle-free grown-up getaway, consider these adults-only all-inclusive stays, where the only thing you’ll have to worry about is whether to order a poolside margarita or paloma.
Warm weather has returned to New York, signifying that al fresco season has officially begun. And in a city obsessed with bar-culture, that means drinks outdoors. From see-and-be-seen rooftops with sky-high views of the city to under-the-radar wine bars, NYC has no shortage of open-air options. Read on for the best bars where you can while away the hours under the New York sun, cocktail in hand.
The first space hotel is almost here. Are we ready for it?