Asia

Taiwan

Taiwan

Just three hours from Tokyo, Taiwan is an easy and inexpensive weekend trip.

Thailand

Thailand

Ten days on $300 and no preparation whatsoever.


Australia

Sydney

Sydney

The city where everything is big, beautiful and expensive.

Uluru

Uluru

Monument to a culture more than 22,000 years old.

Melbourne

Melbourne

Laid back and livable, with koalas and little penguins just down the road.

The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains

Sydney's back door, carved sedimentary rock with pockets of temperate rain forest.


Austria

Vienna

Vienna

A vibrant modern city with statuary and cathedrals every way you turn. 

Innsbruck

Innsbruck

The alps on one side, and the emperor's residence on the other.

Graz

Graz

The bastion that defied Napoleon, and the largest medieval armoury in the world.

Salzburg

Salzburg

Mozart's birthplace, and home to one of the largest castles in Europe.


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