The Bayeux Tapestry, D-Day beaches and Mont St-Michel are the French region’s historic draws, but its seafood, cheeses and cider are the best way to fill the gaps between attractions.
The Great Saunter, a 32-mile hike around the island, offers sure-footed explorers a new perspective on New York City.
This weekend, some 170 private palaces, academies, homes and other buildings will open their doors to visitors.
Founded in 1501, Santo Domingo is home to extraordinary traces of the original city, which served as a template for the design of emerging cities in the New World.
Some parts of northern Chile have never seen a drop of rain, yet flamingos, cacti and more than one million people have learned to survive in these arid badlands.
With shape-shifting scenery reminiscent of an eerie moonscape, the rugged Durmitor range offers white water rafting, white-knuckle jeep safaris and sterling skiing without the crowds.
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