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Are you dreaming of sleeping in a castle in Ireland? Getting lost in the art museums of England or France? Sampling cheese and chocolate in Switzerland? Whatever brings you to Europe, our resources can help you plan your trip.
The earth's largest continent offers a nearly limitless range of experiences for travelers -- like wandering an ancient feudal highway in Japan, sampling street food in Vietnam or going on a tiger safari in India. Where will your trip to Asia take you?
The charms of Central and South America range from the lush jungles of Costa Rica to the mountains and glaciers of Patagonia. Check out unique wildlife in Brazil, visit the ancient wonders of Peru or learn to tango in Argentina.
Dreaming of an adventure? Consider going on safari in Kenya, riding a camel through the dunes of Morocco or wandering the ancient streets and markets of Jerusalem. Check out our guide to Africa and the Middle East to start planning your journey.
The Caribbean is famous for its sun and sand, but there's a lot more to do here than simply laze on the beach -- like swimming in a waterfall, riding a tram through an underground cave and joining the locals for a fish fry. Not sure which island is right for you? Start planning your trip with our guide to the Caribbean.
The vast size of the world's second-largest country makes it tough to know where to start when you're planning a trip to Canada. Should you head west to laidback, multicultural Vancouver and the wide-open natural parks of the Canadian Rockies? Or are you more interested in historic Montreal and Quebec City? Get ideas here.


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