The Gambia is home to some amazing natural attractions. Here are five of the best.
Given the country’s borders follow its course, it would be remiss not to mention the River Gambia here. Take to the waters on a traditional pirogue boat and watch the fishermen, explore the mangroves and go bird spotting.
Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Centre
While it’s not a natural park, this center is home to some true natural attractions: more than 100 chimpanzees. It’s spread out over three islands in the middle of the river, and you can tour them by boat and watch the chimps from the water.
The main resorts in The Gambia can be crowded, but head further south to Brufut and Ghana Town and you won’t have to share the sand with anyone. Look out for the monkeys that live in the forests behind the beaches.
Just half an hour by car from Banjul you will find this small nature reserve, home to vervet and red colobus monkeys. It makes for a great daytrip.
Head here to explore the forests and mangrovesS home to mongoose, baboons and many other species. You can also pick up some local souvenirs and try some local delicacies at the market.
The first-ever iceless curling experience at the Curling Café and the beloved cozy igloo experience will arrive at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park this holiday season. New York City is already a hot spot for visitors each holiday and the Curling Café and Cozy Igloos are just another addition to the festivities guests can experience when in the city.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
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Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Riggs Washington D.C., set in a historic Washington, D.C. building once home to Riggs National Bank, partners with RdV Vineyards to offer world-class wine tasting experiences exclusive to Riggs guests. RdV Vineyards is situated on a steep, granite hillside 60 miles outside of the nation’s capital.