The exclusive Club Habana, a two-story colonial building with a volleyball net in the sand.

Where to Go in Havana: Municipio of Playa

Here’s where to go in the Havana municipio of Playa, including all the highlights of quasi-capitalist Miramar; Jaimanitas, where Castro’s main residence is kept; Cubanacán, home of the premier cigar factory in Cuba, and more, plus tips on finding your way around.

A mine entrance above Panamint Valley, California.

Where to Go in Death Valley National Park

For such a supposedly barren landscape, Death Valley is absolutely full of places to go and things to see. Here are the park’s most popular and engaging sites, handily broken into easily explorable sections to help plan your visit.

A bicyclist on the Cherry Creek trail in downtown Denver. Photo © 123rf.

Your Two-Day Best of Denver Itinerary

Denver has great things to offer those who only have one or two days in the city, between exciting attractions within its city limits, such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver and Commons Park, and nearby excursions like the Red Rocks Ampitheatre.

A black, brown and white butterfly rests on ferns in Medellín's Jardín Botánico del Quindío.

Planning Your Time in Medellín

Weather-wise, anytime of the year is a good time to visit Medellín and the coffee region. Plan where to go, what to see, and how to spend your time with this advice.

A surfer on a longboard turns into a crumbling wave.

Costa Rica’s Best Surf Spots

For many, the search for the perfect wave has ended in Costa Rica, the “Hawaii of Latin American surf.” You’re spoiled for choice, with dozens of world-class venues and no shortage of surf camps, surf schools, and rental outlets. Out of them all, for beginners to experts and all through the year, here are the best places to catch a wave in Costa Rica.

A long curtain of water spills over verdant cliffs.

Best of Brazil 21-Day Travel Itinerary

Three weeks is probably the minimum amount of time required to get a quick sampling of some of Brazil’s most noteworthy attractions, landscapes, and cultures. Considering the country’s sheer size and diversity, and the distances and travel time involved, this itinerary is very selective. After all, the goal is to enjoy your time, not to exhaust yourself, and many of Brazil’s destinations involve some sort of relaxation.

Rowboats float in the clear green waters off a busy beach.

Discover Brazil

Discover the many facets of Brazil, from its lush, lulling warmth to its intense, invariably dramatic landscapes–often secluded, and mind-numbingly beautiful–to the overlapping and unexpected contrasts of its cities, and the joy of its life.

People walking alongside the Catedral Primada towards Plaza de Bolívar.

Planning Your Time in Bogotá

Busy Bogotá is Colombia’s cool capital—and not just in terms of its famously chilly nights. Here’s a general overview of the places that draw visitors to Bogotá and information on planning your time in the city, including when to visit.