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16 of the world's most relaxing places

<b>(CNN) —</b> The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then.<p>But that doesn't have to mean splashing out on a luxury spa or travel to the Himalayas for a weeklong retreat.<p>From city parks to airplane apartments and temples, here's our pick of 16 of the most relaxing places in …

Costa Rica

Is This France's Most Picturesque Town?

There's no arguing that France is home to some of the most beautiful cities in the world. From stately chateaus to lush meadows of lavender, the …

France

The six best Italian road trips and where to stay on route

Amalfi Coast<p>imageBROKER/REX/Shutterstock<p>Known for its dramatic bluffs, pastel-hued villages, and cliff-hugging roads, the Amalfi Coast is arguably …

Italy

African adventures you must have in your lifetime – including the paradise islands tourism forgot

These are 10 of the best rated travel experiences in the world

According to people who have actually done them.<p><b>From climbing the iconic Sydney bridge to witnessing the magic of Canada's Niagra Falls, our bucket lists are continuously expanding.</b><p>With so much to see, do and enjoy across the world, it's tricky to know where to start and which world experiences are</i> …

Travel

9 of the Most Beautiful Restaurants in Paris - Galerie

June 28, 2018 By Stefanie Waldek<p>While Paris is known for many things, there are two that are at the forefront of our minds: beautiful buildings and …

France

Top 8 Things to Do in Switzerland

With Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria to the east, Switzerland has managed to borrow the best from each of …

European Travel

Top 8 Outdoor Sculpture Parks Perfect For a Summer Outing

These sculpture parks across the country combine nature with man-made works of art for an unforgettable combination.<p>Summer is finally here, and we're excited to spend as much time outside as possible, whether it be a morning hike, a picnic on the grass, or an art-filled afternoon. To that end, …

Art

The World’s 20 Best Black Sand Beaches

Always messy, often remote and sometimes scalding hot–what’s not to love about picture perfect black sand beaches?<p>Black sand that loves to get down …

Beaches

This Is the Ischia of Elena Ferrante’s Neopolitan Novels

With HBO turning the mysterious author’s Neapolitan Novels into a TV series, one writer goes on a quest to find the midcentury vacation destination …

Italy

14 Classic Summer Vacations Everyone Should Take at Least Once

How many of these summer staple trips have you taken?<p>There’s a summer vacation — and then there’s one you can’t explain with a postcard.<p>While plenty …

Travel

Holiday guide to inland Galicia, Spain: vineyards, hotels and restaurants

Straddling the provinces of Lugo and Ourense in the middle of Galicia sits La Ribeira Sacra, one of Spain’s least known and most mysterious areas. Its rivers, Miño and Sil, which meet at the region’s heart, mould the landscape, gouging out vast canyons and vertiginous valleys. Thick green forests …

Italy

Walking Spain's most spectacular coastline

Have we hit peak Camino de Santiago? Almost, according to a copy of the El Correo Gallego newspaper I found lying in a bar in the harbour town of Muxía in north-west Spain: a record 301,036 walkers completed the pilgrim trail last year – 98.6% capacity, said a professor.<p>I mention this because Muxía …

European Travel

The Azores Are the Perfect Island Getaway—and They’re Closer Than You Think

Courtesy of Azores Getaways<p>The Azores abound with Portuguese influence, such as in the architecture on Terceira island.<p>The remote archipelago, an …

European Travel

Where to Weekend: The Island of Ischia, Italy

Ischia offers 17-square-miles of green island paradise, secluded beaches, and thermal spas in the Tyrrhenian Sea.<p>While jetsetters beeline to Capri, …

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Interact With the Landscape

Effortlessly blending into their surroundings, these modern homes pay homage to Mother Nature. With floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive decks, and open floor plans, these editor-curated homes from the Dwell community bring the outdoors in.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell</i> …

Costa Rica

Top Sailing Destinations in Europe

Complementing Europe’s natural, cultural, and historical richness are some of the world’s most enchanting and glamorous sailing destinations.<p>From the …

European Travel

10 great island adventures: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Pellworm, Germany<p>Take a combined bus and ferry trip from Husum (€22.50 return) to Pellworm in the North Frisians. Start with a coffee and a cake at Cornilsen Café then rent a bike for about €7 and explore this flat – but windswept – island. The charm lies in exploring lanes lined with …

Fodor's Essential Croatia

• <b>Author:</b> Fodor's Travel Guides<p>Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.<p>Cypress-lined beaches, sunny islands, perfectly-preserved medieval towns—Croatia is the European hot spot for …

The Best Thing To Do in Mauritius? It’s Way Better Than Bingo

Mauritius has a tawdry reputation for bingo nights and all-you-can-eat buffets. But there’s another side to this island nation — and you need to get …

National Parks

4 Trips to Take in Chile for Every Type of Adventure

The longest nation on the planet, Chile stretches for some 2,650 miles, bordered by both imposing mountain ranges and the lapping waters of the …

South America

The ultimate Nordic road trip to take advantage of the midnight sun

In the northern hemisphere, summer solstice officially kicks off the summer. For countries on this side of the world, the longest day of the year …

European Travel

7 Ways to Explore Russia on a Viking River Cruise

Reach for the tsars!<p>A 13-day visit couldn’t possibly do a country the size of Russia justice. However, on a river cruise, you’re able to get a …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles

Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles travel guide<p>9th Edition Dec 2016<p>Blessed with superlative landscapes and idyllic beaches, Mauritius, Réunion and the Seychelles offer the best cure for winter blues. Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Mauritius, Reunion & Seychelles, with amazing travel …

Travel

You can now glamp in the Arctic surrounded by turquoise waters and white sands

The Caribbean-like waters of Norway offer a unique summer holiday.<p><b>Luxury campers looking for a unique experience can now head to the far north of Europe and enjoy a glamping holiday like no other beside the sandy beaches and Caribbean-esque waters of Northern Norway.</b><p>A new eco-camp above the Arctic …

European Travel

Southern comfort: culinary tours and home cooking at Puglia's Castello di Ugento

In Andria in northern Puglia, a roundabout connects to a somewhat drab street that is dominated by low-rise apartment blocks and iron-shuttered shop fronts. At the end of the road lies Asseliti Domenico e De Fato.<p>It’s hardly a promising spot for a culinary pilgrimage – no cobbled <i>centro storico</i>; no …

Italy

11 Drop-Dead Gorgeous Family Vacation Rentals You'll Never Want to Leave

On a surface level, it might seem like going on vacation changes a lot when you have young kids, but Kid & Coe founder Zoie Kingsbery Coe says that …

Hudson Valley

Italy's Best-Kept Secret Isn't What You Think

A guide to the uncharted region that's breaking out in its own right.<p>From the winding cliffs of the Amalfi Coast to the rolling Tuscan hills and …

Italy

Travel Italy's Most Scenic Stretch of Coastline

The Amalfi Coast is a treasure trove of natural and cultural marvels.<p>The Amalfi Coast is the playground of the social elite and well-heeled, but don’t let that throw you. The Italians love kids and this area puts everyone at close quarters.<p>“My family has been here for generations,” says Antonio …