New York City, NY
Here's how to explore NYC like a celebrity. Because a day spent devouring waffles like Beyoncé is much more fun (and civilized) than pushy, smelly Times Square.
Gloria Estefan, modern hip-hop, jazz duo Obsesión… The sounds of Havana are just as mesmerizing as the candy-colored colonials. From weekly rumba dance parties to hip concerts to bohemian cafés rich with the murmurings of old Cuban tunes, here’s everything you must do when you make the trip. Just mark our words: The rhythm is gonna get you.
The whiff of croissant from an early-morning patisserie, the floral gardens of the Tuileries, the luxe perfumeries that dot the Champs-Élysées…the scents of Paris are as heady as its style and culture. And while guidebooks may lead you to the Louvre and Notre Dame, we recommend starting with the stuff that’s right under your nose.
Fairy chimneys, mushroom towers, cave castles...You’d think George Lucas made this place up, but the soft volcanic rock of Central Anatolia has actually been shaped by millions of years of erosion and 5,000 years of savvy civilization. Here’s everything you must do there, from hot air balloon rides to lessons in grape leaves.
When it comes to experiencing Madrid, a day in the Museo Prado is just as important as dancing until the churro stands open at dawn. After all, Madrileños are creatures of the night, and to fall asleep early is to miss what makes this vibrant city so alive. So grab a double café cortado and follow this guide to the city’s most fabulous nightlife.
The hell with cabs and subways. In Sydney--which boasts the world’s largest natural harbor--public ferries are the absolute best way to travel. You’ll find culture and beauty in every direction, with the wind in your hair and lapping waters at your Sperry-clad heels.