Check out the Mongol Rally if you are into slightly dangerous adventure vacations. The rally starts in Europe and finishes in the Mongolian capital of Ulaan Baatar four weeks later. An added plus - you are raising money for charity as you rally.
Lindsay Blatt and Paul Taggart photographed the historic herding of the prized Icelandic horse. Each year traditional herdsman take to the back country to round up thousands of horses, which have spent the summer grazing in the highlands.
When you hear the words Great Wall, what springs to mind immediately? Likewise, but to more and more people the term can equally apply to the Walls of Ston in Croatia - one of Europe's great under-visited places.
Now you can swap your frequent flier miles for chocolate. To assuage mounting traveler frustration over the difficulty of booking frequent-flier tickets, airlines are offering members a cornucopia of goods that have little to do with flights.
Stay in one of several treehouses at the Chole Mjini hotel on Mafia Island, Tanzania. Built into a canopy of trees, enjoy views of the sea and fireflies at night. Sometimes guests have other inhabitants, such as nesting Fish Eagles or Kites.
The Ritz-Carlton Reserve redefines the tropical hideaway in Phulay Bay, Thailand - your own private lap pool in a tropical garden by the Andaman Sea, a round-the-clock personal butler, bubble bath drawn with orchids and candles...