26 Most Beautiful Beaches You’ll Find Anywhere

5. Lopes Mendes, Ilha Grande, Brazil

The harder you have to work for something, the more it can be appreciated. If that’s true, then visitors will absolutely appreciate the beauty of Lopes Mendes, a two-mile stretch of coastline accessible from Rio after a three-hour car drive, a ferry ride, a water taxi and a brief hike through lush forest. Crystal clear waters are breathtaking, and the typical beach restaurants are replaced by an abundance of almond and palm trees.

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11 Great Hostels to Stay In

For budget-minded travelers in search of a cheap place to stay, hostels can be the perfect option. Generally, hostels offer much better value than hotels and short-term apartment rentals. Because less money is spent on accommodations, it allows globetrotters to designate a larger portion of their budget to good food and sightseeing activities instead.

11 Great Hostels in Europe to Stay In

If you’re a budget-minded backpacker interested in meeting fellow travelers along the way, hostels are an exceptional alternative. Intimate, community-minded, and affordable, hostels have exploded in popularity and really come a long way. From shared open-concept spaces to private ensuites, it’s easy to find a mix of both communal and secluded accommodations.

The 10 Most Historic Prisons

While jail time isn’t a walk in the park for any convicted felon, many tourists flock to historical prisons around the world when traveling. This is due to their mystic, history, and eerie ambiance. While it may seem a little crazy, visiting a local prison can provide a ton of insight on a region’s roots and culture.