February 2019
14 Best Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resorts
Punta Cana sits on the Dominican Republic’s easternmost tip, where it meets the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The town is a prime destination for honeymoons, weddings and family getaways, thanks to its resorts on white-sand and golden beaches. These offer zip-lining, windsurfing, sailing, late-night clubbing, fine-dining restaurants and every cocktail you could possibly imagine....
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Venice Canals
Carnival is a wonderful time of year to visit Venice. Photo: tiakatty Headed to one of the world’s biggest parties this February? Here are 10 ways to rest assured that even if you get lost in Venice — as you can and should — your wallet will still be intact. Carnevale Venezia 2019 kicks off on February...
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15 Best Capsule Hotels in Japan
One of the first countries to ever use capsule hotels, Japan has produced one technological innovation after another during the 20th and 21st centuries. Throughout the country you can see this creativity, from the robots strutting down catwalks during fashion shows to the world-famous Robot Restaurant in Tokyo. With more than 400 million annual visitors...
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Why Taiwan is the Most Underrated Cherry Blossoms Destination this Year
While Japan and Korea get most of the attention during cherry blossom (sakura) season, you’d be remiss forgetting about Taiwan. The island country is a haven for natural beauty when its cherry blossoms are in bloom, typically from January to March or even as late as April. But why should you pick Taiwan? Taiwan is...
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Proposing in Paris: 5 Romantic Spots to Pop the Question
Happy in love on the Pont Alexandre III in Paris. Photo: Waqas Ahmed Whether you’re a gay couple from New York celebrating your right to wed or you’re simply inspired by the romantic aura of the City of Light, proposing in Paris never goes out of style. From the top of the Eiffel Tower to...
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Trevi Fountain
Planning a trip to Italy this year and looking for ways to save? While traveling in Italy is usually more affordable than in other countries (we’re looking at you Sweden, Denmark, and Switzerland!), trip expenses can add up quickly. This is especially true if you’re planning to visit the most popular destinations, like Rome, Venice,...
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15 Best Barbados All-Inclusive Resorts & Hotels
Barbados invites you to an untethered island paradise where crystalline water surrounds lush forests, white-sand beaches and fascinating British colonial landmarks. You’ll find numerous opportunities for adventure and relaxation in Barbados, from stand-up paddleboarding and island safaris to boutique shopping and a thriving nightlife. One of Barbados’ best forms of accommodation is its all-inclusive resorts....
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Where to Stay in Montreal: Travellers’ Picks for Hotels & Neighbourhoods
One of the most cultural cities in Canada, Montreal is a joy to explore thanks to its French language and traditions, gourmet dining, lively festivities and 18th-century architecture. Montreal will keep you asking “What next?” as you continue to discover more and more reasons to love this city, from its historic churches to the array...
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Where to Stay in Belize: Top Areas & Hotels
Nestled on Central America’s eastern coastline overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Belize boasts the second-largest reef in the world, a variety of water sports and wildlife sanctuaries. History abounds within Belize thanks to its ancient Mayan archaeological sites, while intricate cave systems, deep jungle hikes and zip-lining cater to adventurous travellers. With more than 400 million...
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Bauhaus in Germany: Exploring 100 Years of Iconic Design
The famous Bauhaus Building in Dessau, Germany. Photo: MCAD Library When people think about Germany, visions of fairy tale castles, Oktoberfest, Lederhosen, traces of the Berlin Wall and the ever-iconic Brandenburg Gate are usually what come to mind. But Germany is also famous for what was arguably the most influential modernist art and design movement...
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