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Photography by Travaasa Experiental Resorts

It’s easy to immerse yourself in nature at Travaasa Austin, nestled in the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve of the Texas Hill Country.

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Photography by Daniel Schoenen / Image Broker / Aurora Photos

Walt Disney may have found this dramatic setting in Bavaria as inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s castle, but the real life occupant of this German castle was far more fascinating than a Disney princess.

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Photography by Getty Images

The subzero Canadian air along Lake Ontario doesn’t call to mind a quick dip or a leisurely beach stroll.

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Photography by Barcelo La Bobadilla

Like the white-washed villages of Andalusia, which gleam amid the olive groves and oak forests of southern Spain, Barcelo La Bobadilla is a collection of snow white, Moorish-style, villa-like rooms that evoke an ancient palatial enclave.

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Photography by Angsana Riad

Take a magic carpet ride over Marrakesh when you stay at one of Angsana’s 6 restored, historical riads.

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Photography by The Stanley Hotel

Located 6 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park, the Stanley Hotel makes an ideal base for hiking and fishing vacations in summer and skiing and sledding jaunts in winter.

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Photography by Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona

Appropriately, there is something Gaudi-like about Blanc, the Mandarin Oriental Barcelona’s ornate brasserie.
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Photography by Sabine Lubenow / JWL / Aurora Photos

A beautiful accident of geology frames the deep blues of sea and sky on the coast of Gozo, the northernmost of the Maltese Islands.

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Photography by Viceroy Hotels and Resorts

Water babies will want to splash about on the 15th floor, where a 300-foot infinity pool melds into Biscayne Bay.

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Photography by Chris Schmid / Aurora Photos

After a full day of rhinoceros tracking, toss off your safari boots and take a plunge. As you soak in this infinity pool dangling over the rocky plateaus of northwest Namibia, you might spot a black eagle, a gazelle, or a giraffe.

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  • Top your loukoumades (Greek donuts) with whatever you like. We tried nuts and honey but the chocolate drizzle looked pretty delicious, too!

  • Koulouri may LOOK like bagels but they’re actually closer to pretzels, though hungry Greeks rely on this quick carb boost to get them through the morning just like New Yorkers.

  • The colorful macarons from Arnaud Larher are almost too beautiful to eat…almost

  • It isn’t a trip to Paris without baguettes, croissants and lots of butter