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From a beloved Caribbean island to far-flung historic sites that are accessible like never before to remote jungles and lush beaches just begging to be explored, here are 9 awe-inspiring places to add to your list of possibilities for the new year—and beyond.
One of the more pleasurable recent trends in fine dining is the emergence of restaurants with rooms—gastronomic destinations worth a bit of traveling, where you can simply slip away to one of a few well-appointed lodgings after the last course.
At first, you might think it’s not much to look at, this beach. Just a swath of gritty black sand and a few lonely fishing boats basking in the clear bright sun, the inky Tyrrhenian Sea lapping solemnly at the shore.
But then, you don’t come to Stromboli, a tiny Aeolian island off the coast of Sicily, for the beach.
Bali is a surfer’s paradise and a haven for spiritual seekers, sure, but it’s also a dream destination for free-spirited foodies and aesthetes. Canggu, a tiny village on the island’s west coast, offers the best of all worlds—without the maddening crowds.
Until fairly recently, most of the world barely knew that the early Polynesians were among the greatest explorers on earth.
Little known fact: Sarasota, Florida is home to some of the country’s finest examples of mid-century modern architecture.
The slow exploration of these roads yields a trove of discoveries: An oasis where the mouth of an underground spring feeds a grove of palm trees, or, a secluded beach where cerulean waves crash along a craggy, mermaid cove.
“We seem to have an unforgettable experience every time,” says Saturdays New York’s Colin Tunstall. “The landscape really stands out.”
In La Rioja, a small region huddled around the Ebro River Valley in northern Spain, it’s easy to feel a little dazed—and it is not just the un-ending supply of great local wine that lends itself to such slow shaking of the head, such squinting of the eyes.
A guide to the Lombardy village where the hit movie Call Me by Your Name was filmed.
Unlike many of the world’s most famous grape-growing regions, Walla Walla doesn’t specialize in one definitive varietal or style; thanks to a range of soils, elevation, and micro-climates, the area excels at everything from Cabernet Sauvignon to Tempranillo to Malbec to Merlot.
Is there a new getaway with a vibe that's wild and sweet and speaks to the secret ideals of the nomad you’ve always known you could be?