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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.



Quebec City in Canada, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide

Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide
Sweep your loved one off his or her feet with a getaway to one of GAYOT's Top 10 Romantic Destinations Worldwide. Our list features places to suit your taste, whether you seek a tropical escape to Bora Bora or want to head to the mountains of Aspen, Colorado.

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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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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 Ocean Endeavor in Greenland

Cruising the Arctic
Looking for a different type of cruise that sails north of the Caribbean waters? An expedition through the Arctic with Adventure Canada is the voyage for you. Get an inside look into the experiences of passengers on board and discover the sights to be seen.

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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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The Queen Mary: A Royal Experience
Discover the marvels of the Queen Mary, a historic ocean liner permanently docked in Long Beach, California. Get a peek of the ship in GAYOT's photo gallery and see inside areas such as the engine room and supposed haunted indoor swimming pool.

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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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Its name means "Jewel by the Sea." Discover why this San Diego city is a hot destination with GAYOT's picks of the Top 10 Things to Do in La Jolla.
If you're traveling to the islands, these cruise lines will ensure the journey is entertaining. See which ones are the best to set sail on in GAYOT's Top 10 Caribbean Cruises.