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Worldwide Travel Destinations

We've traveled the world to bring you details on favorite national and international destinations. These guides span the globe from Europe to the Caribbean and include GAYOT'S top 10 picks for beach-side getaways and more.

La Jolla Cove in Southern California is renowned for its Seven Sea Caves
Top 10 Things to Do in La Jolla
Nestled along a scenic stretch of northern San Diego, La Jolla is a favorite retreat for artists, surfers and sun-worshippers. Take a look at GAYOT's list to find the top attractions in this charming seaside town, from hidden sea caves to contemporary art galleries.

Take a look at the activities that await you

Take a walk up the stone steps of El Castillo Pyramid at Chichen Itza

Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico's Riviera Maya
Take a look at GAYOT'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.

Get more ideas for your excursion to the Riviera Maya

Mazatlán's Golden Zone


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

Venture into the exotic terrain of Mazatlán

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 GAYOT's travel guide.

Explore more of this lush, green paradise

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.

Witness a place where the past meets the present


GAYOT's list of the best luxury trains has exciting excursions on as many continents as possible, from dramatic treks across the Austalian Outback to elegant tours through the great cities of Europe.
Situated in scenic locales from Napa Valley to Champagne, France, these iconic wine routes boast world-class vineyards, charming towns and unforgettable views.