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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 beachside getaways and more.

Get a stunning view of San Francisco from Twin Peaks

Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco
Check out the amazing view from Twin Peaks, walk across the Golden Gate Bridge or shop around at the Ferry Building Marketplace. Make sure GAYOT's Top 10 Things to Do in San Francisco are on the checklist for your Bay Area vacation.

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The Molen de Valk in Leiden, Netherlands

Leiden, Netherlands
Known as "Little Amsterdam," the historic South Holland city of Leiden boasts beautiful canals, centuries-old architecture, historic bridges and a wealth of cultural attractions. Discover the city Rembrandt called home in GAYOT's blog.

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The Cuba Cruise ship, Louis Cristal

Cuba Cruise
Explore the little-seen side of the Caribbean with Cuba Cruise. The Canadian-based company offers voyages to Havana and other breathtaking Cuban locales, and you can get a first-hand account of the journey in the GAYOT blog.

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The old border city of Ventimiglia is a destination for shoppers on the Italian Riviera, but it’s also a harsh setting for migrants

Abundance and Abandonment in Ventimiglia
Ventimiglia is a small town that borders Italy and France. Although its calm setting and seaside market attract tourists, it is also a destination for refugees from nearby countries, including Syria and Afghanistan.

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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.

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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 with GAYOT's travel guide.

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Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort in Monaco

A Weekend in Monaco at a 1930s-Inspired Hotel
Searching for a chic getaway? Take a peek at the attractions of Monaco and the renowned Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. Whether you go for the sights, shopping, gambling or culinary scene, you'll find there's no shortage of activities to keep you entertained.

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From night swimming with manta rays to stargazing from the summit of the world's tallest mountain, GAYOT has selected 10 exceptional activities to help you make the most of your stay on Hawaii's Big Island.
Sail the seven seas on one of GAYOT's Top 10 Cruise Lines. Enjoy luxuries such as full-service spas, gourmet restaurants, live entertainment and more.