- Find a more spiritual escape: spend time at one of the restored ancient monasteries scattered across the European countryside for stunning views, luxurious accommodations, and peaceful relaxation. [Wall Street Journal]
- Looking for a cultural and artistic hotspot? Try Istanbul. From extravagant palaces to stunning art collections, here are the 10 must-see museums in this Turkish jewel. [Europe a la Carte]
- Although once known as “The Pearl of Asia,” Phnom Penh is often overlooked by visitors on their way to Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh City. Here are 11 reasons why you shouldn’t miss Cambodia’s largest city. [Bootsnall]
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Photograph by Maurice Naragon, courtesy of Monastero Santa Rosa.