Majestic limestone peaks, verdant meadows, and emerald lakes—the Dolomites have some of Italy’s most spectacular natural scenery. Located between Venice and Austria, the mountains have long been a favourite ski destination for Italians, who flock there during the Christmas holidays, but the region is also becoming popular in the summer for hiking and other outdoor activities.

Though she may not be as famous as Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen, and Oscar Niemeyer, Lina Bo Bardi was one of the 20th century’s most influential female architects.

Exploring Marrakesh requires a bit of extra effort because the most alluring places are hidden behind closed doors.

There’s no question that the elephants are the main draw at Anantara Golden Triangle. There are 21 of them roaming the property, which doubles as an elephant sanctuary for animals that have been saved from the circus, the logging industry, or begging on the streets of Bangkok.

It’s the archetype of the ancient temple lost in the jungle, overgrown with vines, though that characterization could not be further from the truth. Angkor Wat is full of life and swarming with people—in fact, it can be hard to avoid the crowds.

Twinkling lights are draped across the city’s streets, fashion boutiques mount elaborate window displays, Christmas trees stand proudly in the main squares, and five-star hotels deck the halls quite literally. If you’re planning a trip to Rome for the holidays, these are the best things to do.

Though the city is at its most glorious under the warm Mediterranean sun, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep you occupied should you find yourself in Rome on a rainy day.

Call it a maison, atelier, or an anti-boutique; handbag designer Gilbert Halaby’s namesake shop Maison Halaby on Via di Monserrato in Rome is a homelike space for his creativity.

Mexico’s most exciting emerging and established designers will come out to show the world what they have been up to.

The accomplished filmmaker, humanitarian, and ambassador inspiring deep connections between humans and the Earth.