Italy is famous for its food, history and culture, but it’s also got great beaches. If you want to relax, try these stretches of sand in the south of the country.
Cala Brandinchi in Sardinia looks more like a Caribbean beach than a European one, with crystal clear waters and white sand. It’s 700 meters long, so there is plenty of room for everyone, and it’s definitely worth the trip.
Torre Pali beach in Puglia is home to the ruins of a watch tower that give this stretch of sand its name. Golden sand, turquoise waters and a charming harbor only add to the beauty.
Scala Dei Turchi
Scala Dei Turchi in Sicily is a white cliff with a set of natural steps leading to the sand below. You’ll have to be fairly fit to get up and down, but it’s a must-see if you’re on the island.
Marina di Cetara
Marina di Cetara is one of the best beaches on the famed Amalfi Coast. The sand is within easy walking distance of the town, with plenty of restaurants, bars and cafés for refreshments, and the views are great.
Tropea beach in Calabria is right underneath the clifftop town of the same name, which looks like it might topple into the water at any moment. Relax on the beach then climb to Santa Maria dell’Isola church for amazing views.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
The TSA's ever-changing rules of shoes on or off, liquids and more are confusing to even savvy travelers. The rule of thumb is to stay flexible to anything reasonable the TSA asks and avoid bringing anything obviously off-limits like sharp objects including nail clippers and nail files. However, the TSA is relaxing its hands-on stance on laptops and liquids with the help of new scanning machines.
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.
Die-hard Star Wars fans are getting their own all-inclusive experience at Disney World in Orlando, Florida: the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. Guests arrive at their terminal and enter the Launch Pod before blasting off into space for a rendezvous with the glamorous Halcyon starcruiser.