If you're looking for a European beach getaway that's less well-known than Côte d'Azur and Costa del Sol, this rugged coastal region fringing the Atlantic is full of surprises.
Some of the world's most gleaming sands, sparkling waters and glamorous coastal getaways line the edges of Europe.
Croatia's main tourist attraction is, and always has been, its beaches.
Below is a list of some of the best stretches of sand where beach lovers can shed their skivvies and perfect that all-over tan.
We've rounded up the best spots for wintry fun.
Italian linens, culinary decadence, daily spa treatments, even butlers are all in a day's stay at the most luxurious and exclusive hotels in the world.
From the world's largest water park to an igloo village made of ice and snow, check out these extreme resorts.
Here are a few modern luxury yurt resorts around the world that have perfected the theme.
Take a ride on one of the world's most romantic vintage train trips.
Visit an ice hotel, these luxury igloos are full-size resorts built completely from ice.
Here's a peek at a few of the extravagant chalet experiences available to those with serious purchasing power.
We've sussed out some lesser-known spots in the French and Swiss Alps where charm rules.
Trying to outrun a very angry, half-ton beast with sharp horns is probably high on the list of life-endangering adventures.
Even if you're not practicing for the next season of Survivor, indulging in an island vacation can quickly become a dose of the extreme.
On your marks, get set, go! Check out the world's wackiest and most extreme races.