Think all Mexican beach resort towns are alike? Think again. Mazatlan offers all the perks of a resort town with the historic charm of a post-colonial city, and all at a budget-friendly price. Winter getaway, here we come!
Head to Christmas Island to celebrate the New Year ahead of the rest of the world, watch the stars fade over the Sahara desert as 2011 comes to a close or dive to the depths of the ocean for a truly other-worldly experience… Whichever you choose, these 10 suggestions are sure to trump the average New Year's Eve party.
But beach destinations can be pricey. Some are expensive simply due to a higher cost of living or stronger currency, while the price of some is driven by popularity. If you're looking for a lower cost beach vacation, check out these beach destinations that offer a cheaper experience .
Ready to climb mountain peaks, take a desert camel ride, ogle at volcanoes, and relax on black sand beaches, all on the same island vacation? Mabel Lee gives you the scoop on the seven Canary Islands, each a completely different and awe-inspiring work of Mother Nature.
When we think of island getaways, we often think of exotic locales far from home, white sand beaches and tropical climes. But not all islands conform to this image, and many are much closer than you think.