60 days in Caribbean, Central America, South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

60 days in Caribbean, Central America, South Pacific, Asia, Europe & Africa Itinerary

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St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica
— 3 nights
Fly to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Drive to San Juan del Sur
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Drive to Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport, Fly to Nauru International Airport, Drive to Yaren
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Yaren, Nauru
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Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Hong Kong, China
— 2 nights
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Beijing, China
— 4 nights
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Chitral, Pakistan
— 2 nights
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 2 nights
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
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Tbilisi, Georgia
— 3 nights
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Beirut, Lebanon
— 2 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Fly to Nice, Shuttle to Monte-Carlo
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 3 nights
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Douglas, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Fly to Blaise Diagne International Airport, Drive to Ndangane
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Ndangane, Senegal
— 3 nights
Drive to Blaise Diagne International Airport, Fly to Vienna
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St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands — 1 night

Twin City

The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Rhythms at Rainbow Beach.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St. Croix trip planner.

Krakow, Poland to St. Croix is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Krakow to St. Croix, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Krakow in July, you will find days in St. Croix are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are warmer (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Ocho Rios.
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Ocho Rios, Jamaica — 3 nights

A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Green Grotto Caves and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Hole and then admire the sheer force of Dunn's River Falls and Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ocho Rios online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Croix to Ocho Rios in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Ocho Rios sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Juan del Sur.
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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua — 3 nights

Set in a crescent-shaped bay, San Juan del Sur has become known as a popular surfing spot and coastal holiday destination for Nicaraguan families and international visitors alike.
Bring the kids along to La Flor Beach Natural Reserve and Playa Redonda. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Da' Flying Frog Extreme Adventure. There's still lots to do: get outside with Costa Dulce Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Juan del Sur trip itinerary planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ocho Rios to San Juan del Sur. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ocho Rios to San Juan del Sur. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ocho Rios in July: highs in San Juan del Sur hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yaren.
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Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Yaren, Nauru — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well, contemplate the waterfront views at Anibare Bay, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yaren online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Juan del Sur to Yaren. Traveling from San Juan del Sur to Yaren, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Melbourne.
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Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Melbourne, Australia — 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Wildlife Coast Cruises and Old Melbourne Gaol will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to National Vietnam Veterans Museum in Newhaven (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Yaren to Melbourne in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Nauru Time (NRT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. July in Melbourne sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Sydney.
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Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:

Sydney, Australia — 5 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi to Coogee Walk and The Rocks. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary app.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Hong Kong.
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Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:

Hong Kong, China — 2 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
On the 23rd (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Hong Kong Disneyland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Hong Kong trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hong Kong takes 12.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Hong Kong due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Hong Kong hover around 38°C and lows are around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Beijing.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

Beijing, China — 4 nights

As the political and cultural capital of China, Beijing stands at the heart of Chinese history, buzzing with the energy of its high population density and centuries of importance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mutianyu Great Wall and National Museum Of China. Your inner history buff will appreciate Summer Palace (Yiheyuan) and Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of The Palace Museum and find something for the whole family at Olympic Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Beijing trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Hong Kong to Beijing in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hong Kong in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Beijing, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Chitral.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 28:

Chitral, Pakistan — 2 nights

Chitral: Khowar for "field"), is the capital of the Chitral District, situated on the western bank of the Chitral River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. On the 29th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Chitral Gol National Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chitral road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Beijing to Chitral with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beijing in July: highs in Chitral hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 24°C. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Abu Dhabi.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates — 2 nights

Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Heritage Village and then go for a walk through The Corniche. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Abu Dhabi trip itinerary maker site.

Explore your travel options from Chitral to Abu Dhabi with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chitral to Abu Dhabi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chitral in July: high temperatures in Abu Dhabi hover around 50°C and lows are around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dubai.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Dubai, United Arab Emirates — 4 nights

City of Gold

Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Step out of the city life by going to Jumeirah Public Beach and The Emirates Golf Club. Kids will enjoy Burj Khalifa and Wild Wadi Waterpark. Take a break from Dubai with a short trip to Al Montazah Parks in Sharjah, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a splash at Atlantis Aquaventure Waterpark, explore the engaging exhibits at OliOli, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sharjah Aquarium, and browse the different shops at The Dubai Mall.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubai visit app.

Traveling by car from Abu Dhabi to Dubai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway; or fly. August in Dubai sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 38°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Tbilisi.
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Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Tbilisi, Georgia — 3 nights

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Popular historic sites such as Jvari Church and Ananuri Fortified Castle Ensemble are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Museum of Illusions and Tsminda Sameba Cathedral. When in Tbilisi, make a side trip to see Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta, approximately Mtskheta away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sioni Church.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tbilisi road trip website.

Fly from Dubai to Tbilisi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Dubai in August, you will find days in Tbilisi are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are colder (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Beirut.
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Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

Beirut, Lebanon — 2 nights

Paris of the East

Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
On the 9th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Bkassine Pine Forest, stroll through Chir Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lazy B Beach Club. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with XDC - Xtreme Dive Center, then identify plant and animal life at Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Beirut driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Beirut takes 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time (GET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tbilisi in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Beirut. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly to Sofia.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Sofia, Bulgaria — 2 nights

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vitosha Mountain and then admire the striking features of Boyana Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sofia Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Beirut to Sofia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, Sofia is slightly colder than Beirut - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Monte-Carlo.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Monte-Carlo, Monaco — 3 nights

Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Larvotto Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, then steep yourself in history at Prince's Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Sainte Devote.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sofia to Monte-Carlo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Monte-Carlo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monte-Carlo, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Douglas.
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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

Douglas, United Kingdom — 3 nights

The capital and the commercial hub of the island, Douglas represents a traditional seaside resort, booming finance center, and bustling working harbor.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Ballaglass Glen, then identify plant and animal life at Close Sartfield Nature Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bishopscourt Glen, then contemplate the long history of The Great Laxey Wheel and Mines Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Adamnan's Church, Lonan, and finally step off the mainland to explore Calf of Man Bird Observatory and Nature Reserve.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Douglas tour planning website.

You can drive from Monte-Carlo to Douglas in 22.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Monte-Carlo to Douglas is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monte-Carlo in August, with highs in Douglas at 20°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to fly to Luxembourg City.
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Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg — 3 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 19th (Fri), tour or see a show at Neimenster, explore the historical opulence of Grand Ducal Palace, then make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Vianden Castle and then hike along Mullerthal Trail.

Make your Luxembourg City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Douglas to Luxembourg City takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Douglas to Luxembourg City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Douglas in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxembourg City: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ndangane.
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Ndangane, Senegal — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Parc National du Delta du Saloum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Musee Mahicao and then get a dose of the wild on Obinomag.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Ndangane travel route builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Luxembourg City to Ndangane. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Ndangane. While traveling from Luxembourg City, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Ndangane, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:

Vienna, Austria — 5 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Family-friendly places like Belvedere Palace and Hofburg will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna, appreciate the history behind Volksgarten, and get in on the family fun at Prater.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ndangane to Vienna. Traveling from Ndangane to Vienna, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Vienna is little chillier than Ndangane - with highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 29:

U.S. Virgin Islands travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
America's Paradise
Three main and a number of minor islands that make up U.S. Virgin Islands treat visitors to a blend of historical sites and picture-perfect beaches. Though officially American territory--nicknamed "America's Paradise"--these islands boast a mix of cultures that make for culturally enriching vacations. A no-passport-required status makes holidays in U.S. Virgin Islands extremely popular with American tourists, who flock to this tropical heaven to enjoy scenic beaches, outdoor activities, and tasty local food. The islands are also a duty-free shopping destination, which also makes them appealing to shopaholics from across the world.
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Jamaica travel guide

4.1
Waterfalls · Beaches · Nightlife
The third most populous English-speaking country in the Americas, Jamaica remains a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, with the British monarch its official head of state. Jamaica tourism thrives thanks to the island nation's reputation for natural beauty, outstanding cuisine, and lively music scene. The country's landscape is as diverse as its population, its tropical climate supporting varied ecosystems that include everything from savannahs to rugged mountain slopes. For most visitors, a holiday in Jamaica is a largely outdoor affair, with hiking, fishing, golfing, camping, snorkeling, horseback riding, and kite surfing among the most popular things to do.
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Nicaragua travel guide

4.3
Churches · Volcanos · Specialty Museums
Still emerging as a major tourist destination, Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, entices travelers with its rich history and remarkable natural beauty just waiting to be discovered. A holiday in Nicaragua allows you to explore a vibrant culture, scenic beaches, and plenty of spots off the beaten path. Majestic volcanoes, lakes, and forests offer numerous chances for exploration and exciting adventures, while major cities boast splendid colonial architecture. With access to coastlines on both the Pacific and the Caribbean, a vacation in Nicaragua appeals to those looking for thrilling surfing experiences, dramatic views, or a chance to spread out on a deserted tropical beach.
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Nauru travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Tourist Spots · Civic Centers
Pleasant Island
One of the world's smallest countries, Nauru represents an island heaven for those interested in doing little more than relaxing by the sea during their vacation. For those into active holidays, a trip to Nauru ensures plenty of chances to try fishing, scuba diving, and exploring the remnants of a phosphate mine. For history buffs looking to add some culture to their Nauru itinerary, reminders of Japanese occupation remain scattered around the tiny island.
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Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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China travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Observation Decks · History Museums
With well over 1.3 billion residents, China represents the most populous country in the world, considered by many the cradle of civilization thanks to its history spanning many millennia. While a single trip to China rarely satisfies curious travelers, a well-organized tour reveals a land of awe-inspiring natural scenery, ancient monuments, and giant cities, where the diverse population includes almost 60 different ethnic groups speaking dozens of distinct languages. While many Westerners may know China mostly for its centuries-old tradition of martial arts, discerning travelers visit this vast nation for its outstanding cuisine, pristine landscapes, epic train journeys, and small towns of hardworking and genuinely hospitable people.
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Pakistan travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Shopping Malls · Historic Sites
Occupying territory inhabited since prehistoric times, Pakistan saw more than its share of ancient invaders, from the Bronze Age civilizations that thrived in the Indus Valley to the armies of Alexander of Macedonia. Each culture left a deep mark on the country's cultural heritage, shaping its religious traditions, art, and cuisine. Because of continued political instability in the region, few casual travelers consider a trip to Pakistan for pleasure, yet the intrepid explorers who do will discover a land blessed with numerous natural and cultural treasures. While thriving cities lie in the country's south, the remote and rarely visited north remains a wild frontier of soaring mountain ranges, which include K2, the world's second-highest mountain.
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United Arab Emirates travel guide

4.4
Observation Decks · Fountains · Shopping Malls
Though most people associate United Arab Emirates only with Dubai, nicknamed the "City of Gold," the federation of seven emirates boats a surprisingly rich historical and cultural heritage and provides a good starting point for visitors interested in discovering the Middle East. A trip to United Arab Emirates reveals a modern nation with a dynamic atmosphere and a landscape that quickly changes from futuristic cities to remote deserts, mysteriously silent places where only the shifting sand dunes mark the passage of time. Add the eastern coastline to your United Arab Emirates itinerary to find a string of outstanding beaches and some of the finest diving and snorkeling opportunities in the region.
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Georgia travel guide

4.4
Churches · Landmarks · Gardens
Home to four World Heritage Sites, the beautiful country of Georgia epitomizes the saying, "the best of both worlds." Geographically, the land is divided in half by the Likhi mountain range, which yields a humid, subtropical climate to the west, and an arid, continental climate to the east. Experience a spectacular array of natural destinations, from low-land swamps, rainforests, mineral springs, and hot springs, to volcanic plateaus, snow-tipped mountains, and glaciers. Embrace the laid-back attitude, rich folklore, and ecclesiastic architecture among the sub-tropical gardens. Georgia boasts a healthy mix of rural charm and urban modernity, combined with Mediterranean hospitality. Here you'll find the deepest cave in the world, Krubera Cave, with 2,140 m (7,021 ft) of known depth. Relax in the sun along the pebbled beaches of the Black Sea, and sample the mouth-watering Georgian specialties, including "Khinkali," traditional meat dumplings, to round out your authentic Georgian holiday.
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Lebanon travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Monuments · Ruins
With a lengthy coastline along the Mediterranean, Lebanon has attracted its share of foreign invaders, from ancient Phoenicians and Egyptians to the medieval Crusaders and Ottoman Turks. Each of these peoples left an indelible mark on the tiny country's cultural heritage, art, religious traditions, and cuisine. Though it shares a border with troubled Syria, Lebanon remains one of the Arab world's most charming destinations. A tour of Lebanon allows travelers to discover modern seaside resorts, ancient ruins, lush nature reserves, and dynamic cities. Base your Lebanon vacation in Beirut, a cosmopolitan capital known for its cafe culture and European architecture, as well as many museums, parks, and squares.
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Bulgaria travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · Ruins · Nightlife
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.
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Monaco travel guide

4.1
Aquariums · Casinos · Historic Walking Areas
Rich Man's Paradise City
As part of the French Riviera, Monaco offers the sparkling aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea on its doorstep. The country has long been known for its panache--fast cars, big casinos, and expensive boutiques surround you here. While there are less luxurious activities for travelers, this is not the country for tourists on a budget. Many cruise ships make this a port of call in this region, so expect to see these vessels and large yachts as part of the landscape here.
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Isle of Man travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Passionately proud of its history and culture, the Isle of Man boasts the world’s oldest continuous parliament and enjoys a semi-autonomous status within the UK. Islanders have little patience for tourism for most of the year, except for the few summer weeks when the island hosts the world-famous Tourist Trophy (TT) motorcycle racing events. During the height of the season, nearly 50,000 bike enthusiasts bring lots of noise and a bit of chaos to the island’s lush valleys and rugged hills. To enjoy unspoiled nature and undisturbed silence, avoid coming to the island during the bike races, or simply escape deeper into the rolling countryside and away from the crowds in town.
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Luxembourg travel guide

4.3
Castles · Landmarks · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.
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Senegal travel guide

3.7
Specialty Museums · Nature & Parks · Landmarks
Generous Country
Senegal boasts plenty of natural and cultural attractions to make it attractive to an international audience. The buzz surrounding the Senegalese music scene is justified, with mbalax dance music particularly popular and influential internationally. Street markets in the main towns, overlooked by the minarets of attractive old mosques, remain among top attractions in Senegal--they're ideal spots to get to know the local culture and eat and shop like a native. The wide river deltas rich in wildlife provide an alternative for visitors looking to escape city life and discover the country's natural charms.
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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