Craggy fjords, wide glaciers and endless mountains draw visitors from around the world to Alaska, but next time you’re here, save a little time for checking out the people, too.
If it’s picturesque beaches and beautiful sprawling resorts you seek, the Dominican Republic is an ideal choice. As far as Caribbean destinations go, the DR is big—really big—so read on to learn more about each of the country’s main cities before you decide where to land.
In Santa Monica, residents enjoy swinging on the monkey bars at the beach as much as they enjoy exploring the city’s culinary scene, which is a playground itself. Even if it means braving Los Angeles traffic, that’s all the more reason to stay longer than just an afternoon. Here’s how to spend 24 hours in Santa Monica.