Ha Long Bay, Vietnam has been listed among the 20 most beautiful UNESCO world heritage sites by famous travel website CNTraveler.
Ha Long Bay, Vietnam: When the winter blues hit, the usual solution is a ski weekend or beach holiday. If you’re up for something different, head for Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay aboard a traditional fishing boat. The bay becomes infinitely more romantic, quiet, and introspective as temperatures drop.
St. Kilda, Scotland: This cliff-dotted archipelago along the western coast of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides boasts the stunning Atlantic Ocean.
Socotra Archipelago, Yemen: Marooned in the Indian Ocean, this isolated archipelago of four islands claims hundreds of unique species and is well known for its alien landscape.
Galápagos Islands, Ecuador: Located approximately 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador, the archipelago, comprised of 19 islands, is one of the rare places where the animals far outnumber the people.
Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, Spain: This famous music hall is one of the finest examples of Catalan modernism—think rich details, floral motifs, and curved lines—by Art Nouveau architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner.
Yosemite National Park, California: Everything but the traffic and lodging is bursting at the seams during spring—specifically, April and May—in Yosemite Valley.