Guinea is something of an under-traveled destination, but that shouldn’t put you off.
In fact, the country is full of beautiful places and friendly people, with lots to keep active visitors happy. It’s home to some of the best trekking in West Africa in the Fouta Djallon region, a mountain plateau with grassy highlands and amazing waterfalls, and there are loads of animals to spot, too. Sign up with a local guide and head off to explore the villages and natural sites.
To get far off the beaten track, head to Parc National du Haut Niger. This is one of the last tropical dry-forest ecosystems in West Africa, and you will be one of few visitors. You’ll have to get a guide or a group tour, because there is little infrastructure for visitors.
Another top adventure activity is a trip to the source of the Niger River from Faranah. The area is sacred to locals and you’ll need a local guide to move around sensitively, but it’s an interesting excursion.
Close to the capital city of Conakry you can get down into the Kakimbon Caves, which have inspired many local legends. Take a guided tour and you can descend into the caves for a few hours.
Have you binge-watched one of Netflix’s hottest new shows, Bridgerton? If you have, you’re probably absolutely obsessed and can’t wait for season two to be released. A new experience from The Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida, just launched, inspired by this period drama, and fans can get their Bridgertonfix before the next season comes.
Say “Yaas Queen” at Cleveland, Ohio’s, Kimpton Schofield Hotel. Celebrate with your squad in the hotel’s three-bedroom penthouse on the 14thfloor. The promotion welcomes a change of environment and allows you and your best friends a chance to stay in one of the most unique spaces in all of Cleveland.
Alexandria, Virginia, is full of cultural attractions, historic landmarks and outdoor activities. With its close proximity to Washington, D.C., Alexandria is a great city to see on its own or if you’re visiting our nation’s capital. There are plenty of things to do for less than $100 a day.
While many people visit Las Vegas to gamble, some go to watch the shows or explore the Strip and surrounding attractions. Almost all of the hotels in Vegas feature an expansive casino with plenty of tables, slot machines and other games. Along with gambling, most of the casinos also allow players to smoke in the casinos. A new Las Vegas resort is about to change the scene.
The sustainably chic h2hotel in Healdsburg, California, relaunched its Living Room styling amenity that allows guests to decorate a suite with a variety of plants from Dragonfly Floral, an organic flower farm and full-service florist. Upon check-out, guests can choose to purchase any of the in-room plants. The offer is available year-round and starts at $150.