Beyond the typical postcard (or more relevantly now, Instagram shot) of Lake Louise, Banff National Park surprises all who visit with its unexpected culinary and nightlife scene, accommodation styles, and of course, accessible adventures.
Colombo, Sri Lanka’s thriving capital, is an ideal prelude to the country’s central provinces and idyllic coastal communities. It’s a city that serves its guests as both a door and destination, as time and preference allow.
Old Town Central, which really isn’t a district, but more of an area with imaginary borders, lays in the heart of central Hong Kong and is clinging on to its past while also playing host to a new breed of hipsters; a wealthier, more established, yet not fully into the scene type of person.
Travel to Rajasthan, and you’ll immediately see why many consider it to be the crown jewel of India. The second largest state in the country, Rajasthan is a place of swirling turbans, swaying camels, sweeping forts and opulent palaces.
Charm City might have gotten a bad rap in the past, but the city is once again booming, and the over 200 micro neighbourhoods are transforming more and more into their own, individually unique and all full of prideful residents.
Riviera Maya and the surrounding areas have some pretty spectacular things to see, all relatively nearby, so in order to make the most out of your experience, making the time to venture out of your hotel is the way to go.
Machu Picchu lies on a mountain ridge in Peru at 2,430m (7,970ft) altitude, and you can reach it via train from Cusco. Or, you can tread in the footsteps of the Incas and get there via one of the most famous treks in the world.