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Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula boasts a coastline of pristine beaches and a lush interior rich in natural beauty. If you’re seeking out-of-the box active adventures in the shadows of mystical Mayan ruins, start packing. Mérida, its elegant capital, offers a…

Tel Aviv may have the reputation as a party city, but its 25 miles of beaches offer an alternative experience. Head to Tel Aviv’s deep blue Mediterranean edge and you’ll see boats bobbing and hear the fluid motion of…

Thailand’s “City of Angels” packs over nine million residents into 600 square miles. Side saddling high schoolers and entire families moped through the streets, weaving past taxis, trucks and tuk-tuks. It’s a chaotic town, yet somewhere between the traffic,…

Etretat

Mention you’re headed on a vacation to Normandy and images of the historic D-Day invasion of the lower Normandy region come to mind, but think again. Upper Normandy, with its pristine beaches, breath-taking cliffs and verdant hills, offers the…

notre dame

While Paris has pedestrian-packed streets and a well-developed Metro system, most Parisians will tell you that they are slow to warm to the idea of environmental conservation. But traveling to this beautiful city doesn’t have to incur a negative…

One of the ironies of experiencing the wide-open spaces that North American National Parks offer is the lack of public transportation available to reach or explore these pristine places. Personal vehicles are a major cause of pollutants that are…