"Foodies, don’t overlook Africa as a culinary destination. From East to South, the cuisine and wines can be amazing if you know where to dine. At most premium safari camps and lodges, pre-game drive breakfast, breakfast, brunch, lunch, high tea, sundowners and dinners are the norm. At Kensington we call it safari belly!"
"Climbing among the world’s tallest sand dunes in Sossusvlei is an exhilarating experience, especially at sunrise when the sand glows a brilliant red. "
"If you’re looking for a little more adventure, check out Iceland or the Azores. Mind-blowing vistas – perfect for hiking or horseback riding. Many airlines offer a free stopover if you’re traveling through Europe!"
"Nothing beats starting your day with some early morning Tai Chi – especially while you're cruising through the karsts of Ha Long Bay."
"Durty Nelly's pub delivers a truly unique Irish experience; live music, cozy atmosphere, welcoming staff and my personal favorite, 'oysters and Guinness.' No one should leave Ireland without having a gem of its food heritage and a pint of its most popular dry stout."
Did you know that Australia is the only country that eats both animals on their national emblem, the emu and kangaroo? Give these exotic delights a try – you’ll be pleasantly surprised!
"Stay at Casitas del Colca, a luxury property in the quiet setting of the Colca Canyon. Each of the 20 individual casitas offers a private plunge pool!"
"For an authentic culinary experience visit any Southeast Asian night market. Luang Prabang offers superb Lao street food at bargain prices."
"While in Madrid, make sure to try some ‘Churros con Chocolate’ (fried-dough pastry) at the Chocolateria San Gines. It’s even open 22 hours a day!"
"Sitting atop a 400 foot cliff, Rajasthan's larger than life Mehrangarh Fort offers magical views of the old town below. Whether you're enjoying the views from above or searching for treasures in the streets below, India is full of surprises!"
"For a thrill try sunset fishing surrounded by hippos and crocs. Whether on the Zambezi, Sand River or Lake Tanganika – it’ll get your heart pumping"
"Don’t avoid Costa Rica’s Green Season, April – Oct. In addition to the great prices and no crowds, the jungles literally blossom with life."
"Sri Lanka is sensational. Often overlooked, it’s packed with UNESCO sites, wild animals, welcoming people, distinct cuisine and great surfing and diving."