November 2011

November 2011

South Africa Always Steals the Limelight

Travelers about to set foot on African Soil by flying on South African Airways will find few episodes as stirring as their first impression.

BVI: Beauty on the Water

This natural paradise is not only basking in the sun, but in the countless praises showered upon it from numerous publications, including Recommend itself, whose editors have chosen it as a hot destination for 2012.

Private Islands Sizzle

Exclusivity. Once-in-a-lifetime experience. Living like the rich and famous. Seclusion. Unplugging.
Claris Junior Suite

Barcelona Will Leave You Beaming

Barcelona is the epicenter of a creativity that springs forth and slaps you across the face along every street.

Unspoiled Myanmar is Open for Business

Arguably one of the last unspoiled, exotic locations in Southeast Asia, Myanmar—once known as Burma—is finally flowering as a viable destination for western travelers in 2012.

The Lowdown on South America's Capital Highs

Forget Rio and Buenos Aires—been there, done that. The South American capital cities that are must-visits for 2012 call Colombia, Ecuador and Peru home.

Riviera Nayarit in the Pink

You may have seen Riviera Nayarit on the “news” lately and not known that those were its waves Lady Gaga was conquering on a surfboard. Or that those were its pools that Charlie Sheen was splashing in, or its fine stretches of sand that Courteney Cox was treading on.

The Three Faces of Baja Sur

Take it from someone who points upward when asked where “north” is: it’s very easy to explore Baja California Sur with nothing more than a rental car and the map that comes with it.