16 Best Places to Vacation in the Summertime

San Diego

Because this fun city is in California, you might assume it’s hot in the summer. But its location on the edge of the Pacific Ocean allows for very temperate (some would say perfect) temperatures; warm and sunny in the daytime, and cool, beautiful sleeping weather at night.

Skip the rather ordinary downtown core with its office buildings, and walk through the beach neighborhoods — Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, and Ocean Beach are just a few. Grab dinner on a patio overlooking the ocean after a day at the beach, or head to the very classy and historic Hotel Del Coronado for a special occasion.

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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.