From surfing hippos and humpback whales to coastal lagoons and expansive savannah, Gabon’s Loango National Park is one of the most stunningly diverse sanctuaries on the continent.
From Canada’s Yukon wilderness to the mountaintops of India, these unconventional holiday destinations will lead you off the beaten path and onto an adventure all your own.
While the US celebrates with hot dogs and fireworks, freedom festivities can take many forms.
Towering obelisks hewn from single stones stand in the ancient city of Axum, a land steeped in biblical history.
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Get out of the city and visit one of the world’s Dark Sky Reserves, where a total lack of light pollution ensures a spectacular nightly show.
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