What is defines a beautiful beach? For some, it's the whiteness of the sand and the clarity of the water. For others, it's the ruggedness of the coast and the power of the waves. For others, it's the beauty of the people sitting along the shore. When it comes to beaches, beauty is definitely in the eye of the beholder. So I decided to poll some of the most astute judges out...
For some travelers no price is too high for privacy. And Europe offers some of the most appealing hideaways in the world in the form of luxurious private islands.   Just off the coast of Spain is Tagomago Island, a 98-acre escape (above) with a fully-staffed, five-suite villa that can be rented for about $16,000 a night for up to 10 guests....
Lake Como (Lago di Como) is one of the famous Italian Lakes destinations, not far from Milan in the north of Italy. Lake Como is long (50km), slender and extremely deep. The southern end forks into two long 'legs', with the picturesque town of Bellagio situated on the promontory between them. Like the other Italian Lakes, Lake Como has been...

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Many see summer as the perfect time to get away with the family: The kids are out of school, and with “summer Fridays” and several long holiday weekends, that family vacation you keep meaning to take can actually become a reality. But we gotta say, there’s something to be said for leaving the kids at home and planning a...