Like fine wine, some countries just get better with age. That’s why you should visit them more than once. Whether you’ll gain a new perspective because you’re older and have gained some wisdom or because they’re so culturally rich you can’t possibly explore them in one trip, these places clearly deserve a second look.
Thailand is a backpacker’s paradise thanks to cheap rooms and food, but it’s also one of the most vibrant and beautiful countries on Earth. While most countries have only a few hot spots to explore, every inch of Thailand is a treasure that can’t be seen in one trip.
Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan and Naples are just a few of the prominent cities in this historic wonderland. You could easily spend a week in Rome alone and never experience all it has to offer. That’s why Italy is deserving of a second trip, if not more.
Africa has no shortage of extraordinary countries to explore, but the real crown jewel might be Tanzania. From the unique adventure opportunities hidden among Mt. Kilimanjaro to the beautiful, thriving metropolis of Dar es Salaam, it’s a country full of exciting culture.
Our neighbor to the north is most synonymous with frigid winters and exceptionally polite citizens, but as one of the world’s largest countries it’s also teeming with numerous cities and towns to explore. On top of that, the landscape it practically out of this world.
China is expensive to visit which makes it difficult to explore much outside of Beijing. However, this expansive country is home to some of the world’s most interesting and ancient cultures, making it worth the money and time it would take to stop in for seconds.
Literature lovers have the chance to explore book settings across Asia with new itineraries available through Insight Guides. Where might your literary-inspired travels take you? Here are five designations Insight Guides recommends for literary inspiration in Asia.
Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.
Regardless of the temperatures outside, a scarf can be the perfect travel companion if the wind picks up, the sun comes out and you need a shield, you need to cover your shoulders to enter a religious house, or you travel to or through a Muslim country and you need to cover up for modesty. But not all scarves are created equal. In fact, some scarves are created solely for traveling.
When you are hiking, camping or traveling, bag space is a hot commodity. Making sure you bring all the necessities without making your bag too bulky or heavy to carry can be a challenge. Matador helps you solve this problem with its innovative products like the Mini Pocket Blanket.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.