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The Port Wine Route along the Douro Rover in Portugal

International Travel Reviews

We've traveled the world to bring you details on our favorite national and international adventures, hotels, activities, attractions and more. Our travel features span the globe from Hawaii to Spain and beyond.


The Rocky Mountaineer runs through British Columbia and Alberta

FORGET THE JET SET
Top 5 Luxury Trains
While the passenger train is no longer the quickest way from Point A to Point B, there's still something to be said for the romance of rail travel. Take a look at GAYOT's top five train rides around the world, from the Canadian Rockies to the Australian Outback.

Learn more about these opulent railways


The Classic New Zealand Wine Route spans the distance from Hawke's Bay to Marlborough

PICTURESQUE VINEYARD VIEWS
Top 10 Wine Routes Worldwide
Although most wine regions may seem very similar, it doesn't mean that if you've driven one wine road, you've seen them all. With more than 6,000 recognized wine destinations around the world, how to choose? We've narrowed the list to these ten stellar routes.

Learn more about these enophile trips


Coqui Water Park at El Conquistador Resort in Puerto Rico

TAKE THE PLUNGE
Top 10 Water Slides in Luxury Resorts
Make a splash on your next family vacation with a stay at one of these watery wonderlands! Located on the grounds of posh hotels, GAYOT's favorite wet 'n' wild rides include terrifying vertical drops, body-twisting tube rides and even a slide through a shark tank.

Learn more about these extreme slides


Check out GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations
TRAVEL BUCKET LIST
Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

We've compiled our list of the top must-see travel destinations from around the globe. From China to Argentina, we've whittled down a “bucket list” of ten of the world's most magnificent wonders.

Tour Volcano National Park, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Things to Do on the Big Island of Hawaii
NATURAL WONDERLAND
Top 10 Things to Do on Big Island
From night swimming with manta rays to stargazing from the summit of the world's tallest mountain, GAYOT has selected ten exceptional activities to help you make the most of your next trip.

An Emirates Airlines' First Class private suite comes equipped with a mini bar and vanity desk
PRIVATE SUITES ARE AIRBORNE
Emirates' Airlines First Class

Emirates' Airlines has taken first-class flying to the next level of luxury. Passengers have the option to travel more comfortably in private suites equipped with mini bars, LCD flat screen TVs, privacy doors and even a handheld remote that controls massage preferences built into your own seat.

DISCOVER AMERICA
Top 10 U.S. National Parks

Celebrate America's natural wonders with our list of the country's most breathtaking national parks. From soaring mountain peaks in Alaska to erupting hot springs in Wyoming, explore the majesty of America's great outdoors.
Castle Geyser at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, one of our Top 10 U.S. National Parks

Our weather page now can be used to track flights and airport delays thanks to Flightaware
BE PREPARED
Weather and Flight Tracking

Don't let sudden storms catch you unprepared. With our weather page, not only can you find local weather conditions, but you can also track flights and airport delays thanks to Flightaware

WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING
Burj Khalifa

Towering more than 160 stories over the Middle East business hub of Dubai, Burj Khalifa stands at 2,723 feet tall and was created by the government to shift Dubai's economic focus from oil, garner more international recognition and make it a destination for service and tourism.
Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building at 2,723 feet tall, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Sailing in Newport Beach, Orange County

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Passenger perspective from Emirates Airlines' first-class private suite
 
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Whether looking to travel across the Australian Outback, the Canadian Rockies or historic Europe, these opulent trains will let travelers see the countryside in comfort.
Boutique fleets are the hottest thing on the high seas, promising smaller passenger lists, larger staterooms and sophisticated resort facilities.