Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a “bergie” (beggar). There are urban black townships and picturesque seascapes. A mix of colonial history, the struggle against apartheid and 20 years of democracy color what Cape Town is today.
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Albania’s Bay of Porto Palermo, its castle and its deep blue waters are one of the country’s top tourist attractions, featured on European newspaper and Internet lists of places to visit for those with a taste of adventure.
Cancun has long been a popular destination spot for Americans looking to get away for a fun-filled vacation without straying too far from home. If you’re looking to head down to Mexico’s popular Yucatan Peninsula, don’t limit yourself to this party city. Explore Mexico’s natural beauty and rich Mayan culture by branching out a little further than you might have planned.
As the site of a reliable water source in an arid region, Arizona’s Pipe Spring has a long history.
Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It’s the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free.
Black sand beaches, abundant wildlife, idyllic weather. When it comes to tropical summer getaways, Costa Rica is an obvious choice. But don’t let the travel guides fool you. You can get a quality vacation on a backpacker’s budget.
The Caribbean has often been a popular summer destination for Las Vegas tourists looking to escape the heat and get a little rest and relaxation. And whether you’re looking to laze on a beach, spend your days hiking in rainforests, or party with other young solo travelers, Panama is guaranteed to have what you’re looking for in a week off from the daily grind.
One of the great scenic wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon attracts millions of visitors annually. Most of them don’t realize what they’re missing by exploring only the attractions along the canyon’s South Rim.
More than 75 restaurants are serving up savings this September during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month. Returning in its ninth year with the greatest number of restaurants in the program’s history, this year’s event will include more dates than ever before thanks to the addition of a special preview week starting Aug. 25.
If you’re looking for Baltimore beyond the TV shows “Homicide” and “The Wire,” and the Inner Harbor isn’t your destination, here are some recommendations that reveal the city’s history and quirky local culture.
“Taking you to places where your mother would rather you stayed away from.” That’s how one Western travel agency advertises its tours to North Korea.
Depending on what part of the country you’re in, a trip to one of Canada’s provinces can be a change of pace without having to travel overseas. Some of the country’s hottest tourist attractions suit nature and city lovers alike, making it an ideal destination for groups and families.
For the painters, musicians, sculptors and writers who have inspired this art-loving country for centuries, their works are the truest memorials, whether concertos of Antonio Vivaldi still regularly performed in the Venice church where he served as violin master or Michelangelo’s masterpieces that pack crowds daily into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel.
Ghost towns are scattered all across Nevada. A few of them are still sparsely inhabited, but most are completely abandoned.
One of the famous landmarks in Grants Pass is a large sign hovering over the city’s downtown proclaiming, in big white letters: “It’s the Climate.”
Detroit certainly has its financial woes as the largest U.S. city to undergo bankruptcy. But that doesn’t mean visitors have to break their own banks to experience some impressive attractions. Here are five things tourists and natives alike can take in for free.
Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort’s growth strategy.
From the roadway, traveling at 75 miles per hour, the area surrounding the town of Terry, Mont. looks flat and unremarkable, but those who venture off the interstate will be amazed by the terrain hiding in the Terry Badlands.
he Jersey shore’s main attraction is undoubtedly its 127 miles of beautiful beaches. And even with its reputation as one of only a tiny handful of spots in the country that make you pay for the privilege of dipping your toes in the surf, there are still a few beaches in New Jersey that you can use for free.
Death by giant snakes, malarial mosquitoes or drug-addled, knife-wielding thieves: If the barrage of blood-soaked headlines in the British tabloids is to be believed, that’s what awaits soccer fans travelling to the most exotic of Brazil’s World Cup host cities, the Amazonian metropolis of Manaus.
The popularity of the Disney movie “Frozen” has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet “Frozen” characters in Disney parks. It’s also motivating fans to visit Norway to see the landscape that inspired the animated movie setting.
Crimson poppies still dance in the breeze as if nothing horrific happened in Flanders Fields. But a century after the start of World War I, the flowers endure as a symbol of war dead, in part because of a celebrated poem.
Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley in Orlando, the world’s longest and fastest inverted roller coaster in Ohio and water parks in every corner of the United States are among the many new attractions at theme parks this season. And families with young kids won’t be disappointed, either: Many parks are unveiling rides appropriate for children, yet exciting enough to thrill adults.
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