Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Worldwide Travel Destinations

We've traveled the world to bring you details on our favorite national and international destinations. Our guides span the globe from Europe to the Caribbean and include our top 10 picks for Romantic Getaways and New Year's Eve hot spots


Sea turtles are a common sight at Akumal

YUCATAN TREASURE
Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico's Riviera Maya
Take a look at GAYOT.com's guide to the Riviera Maya to discover must-see historic sites and natural landmarks, including awe-inspiring pyramids and the world's second biggest barrier reef.

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Discover the history and culture of Augusta, Georgia

SOUTHERN BELLE
Augusta, Georgia

World famous as the home of the Masters Tournament, Augusta also has plenty to offer off the golf course. Discover the best restaurants, hotels and attractions in this charming Southern town with GAYOT's travel guide.

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Mazatlán's Golden Zone

FAST, AFFORDABLE GETAWAY
Mazatlán

The fugitives from the cold come here to have their winter ball in the sun. Explore with us "the pearl of the Pacific," balmy, romantic and muy simpatica.

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Red, yellow and green Northern Lights in Senja
NORTHERN LIGHTS IN NORWAY
Senja, Norway
Instead of the beach this winter, try something different. It involves snow-covered mountains cutting the shore, plunging into an icy ocean with awesome light floating in a dark sky peppered with billions of stars, and intense cold. In fact, the dead of winter is an exciting time to travel to the extreme north of Norway.



Palm Springs, CA has become a popular getaway for SoCal residents and international travelers alike thanks to its warm, sunny weather and natural beauty

THE BEST OF THE DESERT
Top 10 Things to Do in Palm Springs

Discover the top attractions in the Coachella Valley with our list of the Top 10 Things to Do in Palm Springs, from top-notch shopping to stunning natural wonders to opulent Mid-Century Modern mansions.

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THE GARDEN ISLE
Kauai Travel Guide
Kauai has stoked the imagination of novelists, screenwriters and filmmakers, who have used the roaming green slopes of its massive mountains as the backdrop for many films. Now discover the best of Kauai for yourself with our travel guide.
The exuberant vegetation of the botanical garden in Kauai, Hawaii

The fairway on the sixteenth hole at sunrise at Poipu Bay Golf Course, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii

TEE OFF IN PARADISE
Top 10 Golf Courses in Hawaii
With its calm breezes, varied terrain and some of the most celebrated courses in the game, Hawaii is a golfer's paradise. Here are the ten best places to elevate your game.


A BEACON OF PROGRESS
East Germany

From magnificent medieval churches to sobering reminders of its recent communist past, this former Soviet satellite is a must-visit destination for architecture enthusiasts and history buffs alike.
Dresden: "Florence on the Elbe"

Chronus plays his naughty game every hour on Prague's famous Astronomical Clock
YOUR GUIDE TO PRAGUE
Forget the Watch, It's Prague
Why do we love Prague? Of course, because it's a beautiful, romantic city that still looks like an 18th-century engraving recalling Mozart composing his Don Giovanni here. But there's more to it. Find out what's hot in the city on the River Vltava.



Bora Bora in Tahiti, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide

LOVE IS IN THE AIR
Top 10 Romantic Destinations

When planning romantic getaways, some couples dream of deserted beaches, tranquility and wine-saturated retreats, while others want to paint the town red and experience pulse-pounding pleasures. Whichever you are, this list is sure to tantalize your global erogenous zones.

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Located in world-renowned wine regions from Napa to Bordeaux to South Africa, these historic roads offer both great wine and beautiful scenery.
Beyond the crowds on the Adriatic Sea, the clamor of Rome and the charmed Toscana lies an Italy yet undiscovered by many American travelers.