Globe Guide

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The castles of Bavaria, Germany

Located in southeast Germany, the state of Bavaria is home to the city of Munich and arguably some of the best scenery in the entire country. Think: rolling green hills, lush gardens, lakes and those famous castles perched high above it all, looking down on the quaint villages nestled in the hills below.

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Uyuni Salt Flats: A guide to Bolivia’s stunning landscape

Salar de Uyuni is one of the driest places on earth—but that’s not what makes it remarkable. Instead, it’s the stark landscape that pits a vibrant blue skyline against the sparkling white earth, made entirely of salt. It’s no wonder a trip here is on many people’s bucket lists.

INFOGRAPHIC: How to plan a trip in 5 easy steps

Whether you’re dreaming of a week-long, all-inclusive vacation in Mexico or a six-month backpacking jaunt through Europe, the choices can be endless—and overwhelming. Fortunately there are some easy ways to help you decide where to go and what to see, as long as you spend a bit of effort planning ahead.