Salerno, Italy

Salerno, Italy

Sunny Salerno sprawls along the Mediterranean with a backdrop of hills rising beyond, a buoyant city on a glittering gulf. With 135,000 residents, it is bustling and animated, yet embraces southern Italy’s laid-back attitude. It is the gateway to the famed Amalfi Coast and the less-known Cilento Coast to the south...

Sagres, Portugal

Sagres, Portugal

The name Sagres is derived from sagrado, meaning holy, a term coined by ancient civilizations who visited. Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians, and Romans believed this was the ideal gathering place for their gods, due to the absence of humans. The Romans called Sagres the promontorium sacrum, or the end of the world...

Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

A dramatic landscape of colossal limestone karsts juts abruptly skyward out of the calm, emerald-green Andaman Sea. Secluded bays with sandy beaches rim steep overgrown islets, and sheer jungle-draped cliffs and caves enclose hidden tranquil lagoons. This is the distinctive natural phenomenon of Phang Nga Bay...

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan is a small tropical island North-East of Bali. Together with two other islands, Gili Air and Gili Meno, it forms a small archipelago commonly referred to as “Gilis.” Gili Trawangan is the biggest of these islands, but at only four-and-a-half miles in diameter, you can easily watch sunset and sunrise on the same day, without having to move around much.

Malaysia

Malaysia

Malaysia is the most popular retirement haven for expats in Southeast Asia and has been a popular expat hangout since the early 1920’s. Its islands, listed in various world surveys, regularly make it in to the top 10 best lists in the world.