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Ramona, California

Ramona is the casita of San Diego County. "The Valley of the Sun" lies along the foothills of the noteworthy Cuyamaca Mountains, giving way to warm summers and comfortably mild winters. Ramona has emerged as one of California Wine Country’s more popular regions, for numerous winemakers have chosen to establish themselves amongst the town’s hills. Vineyards pair with the town center, which is rife with restaurants, antique shops, and historic buildings. Moreover, agricultural treasures span farms that offer the best in fresh fruits, vegetables, and even eggs harvested that day.

Montgomery, Texas

The Lone Star Flag of Texas is one of the most recognizable state flags in the United States. Now travelers have the chance to explore its birthplace. Montgomery, Texas is rife with state history, with July of 2012 marking its 175th anniversary. Founded around the Lake Creek Settlement in 1837, Montgomery now finds itself surrounding Lake Conroe. The lake serves as a focal point for much of its attraction: visitors take advantage of the friendly waters for boating, fishing, swimming, and other fun activities year-round.

Queenstown

Queenstown, the self-proclaimed world´s capital of adventures, has, without a doubt, earned its title. The birthplace of bungee jumping, and home to all manners of adrenaline pumping activities, from luge and jet-boating to canyon swinging, attracts every year thousands of adventure lovers. Set on the edge of the giant Lake Wakatipu, in the Otago region, this intimate town transforms itself into a buzzing ski resort during winter, thanks to its two appealing ski-fields that suit sport lovers of any abilities.

Gone with the wind - Travemünde Kite Festival

The kites are flying! The kites will be flying high over Travemünde's beach once again. Professionals and amateurs alike send kites of every type into the sky. The kite flyers must contend with the autumn wind, while the newly designed Strandpromenade offers spectators the best possible vantage point for the colourful event on the beach. Refreshments will naturally be on offer as well. Children can make their own kites and kite chains under supervision in the “Spielmobil”.

Adventure in Dubai - Sports and Outdoors

Start your day with a morning hot-air balloon ride over Dubai’s desert landscape. A desert safari is another popular venture, as is sand boarding on the Big Red dune. Whatever adventure you seek, Dubai delivers.

Monastir

Located in north-eastern Tunisia, Monastir is a major tourist resort. With its attractive marina and old fishing port, the city is an excellent base for a beach holiday and offers a wide range of physical activities such as water sports, fishing, excursions and golf. Whatever the season, you will find an ideal climate to enjoy some of Tunisia’s finest sand beaches and crystalline water along with a dizzying choice of waterfront hotels and restaurants featuring both international and local cuisine. Whether you’re up to a lazy day sunning on the beach or more physical type of activities, your stay will certainly be unforgettable!

Meet me in Dubai : Golf Pro

Find out what a day in the life of a Golf Pro in Dubai looks like. Discover this and more with our new series Meet me in Dubai.

Meet me in Dubai: A Desert Balloonist

Imagine if your job was to fly a balloon over the iconic desert of Dubai. Hear from balloonist Andrew Parker about the thrill of seeing Dubai from the sky in a hot air balloon.

Olympic Valley, California

As the sight of the five Olympic Rings and the 1960 Winter Olympics, the eponymous Olympic Valley remains an international symbol of sportsmanship. Decades later, Olympic skiers and snowboarders still come to Olympic Valley to train on the resort's advanced skill slopes and terrain parks, while novice and intermediate skiers explore the nearby paths suited to their skill levels. Olympic Valley is the second largest ski area in the Lake Tahoe Region, with 34 lifts providing access to 3,600 ski-able acres spread across six peaks and award-winning parks.

Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

Fluffy white clouds roll across skies that always seem to gleam with spectrums of blue in the Poconos. The majesty continues with a palette of rustic orange in the fall, the pristine white of snowfall in the winter, and the verdant emerald of forests and hillsides in the summer. Reigning for decades as a popular vacation area for citizens of New York and New Jersey, the Pocono Mountains must be seen in person to be believed. Lakes and rivers to fish and explore, land to hunt, and numerous ski resorts provide the outdoors experience of a lifetime.

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina

Murrells Inlet channels the charm of South Carolina with undertones of its colonial past and a menagerie of modern vacation amenities. As “The Seafood Capital of South Carolina,” Murrells Inlet welcomes visitors to explore its fishing enterprise—from the sea to your plate! Not only is the seafood widely renowned, but so is the area’s collection of golf courses. But perhaps most spectacularly, Murrells Inlet is a nature lover’s paradise: Spanish moss drapes grand oaks that have stood for centuries, and seabirds glide over the sparkling waters of the Atlantic.

Rockhampton

There is no doubt to Rockhampton's status of Australia’s Beef Capital. However, Rockhampton offers more than just beef. Located on the Tropic of Capricorn, the city is surrounded by coastal and rural landscapes, and offers opportunities for both relaxed and active stays. On over 300 days of sunshine, you can enjoy the beaches of the Capricorn Coast or explore the region’s national parks and caves. With its historical buildings and tree-lined streets facing the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton is a great place to visit.

Mishawaka, Indiana

Mishawaka is located in the geographical region known as Michiana, comprised of counties in northern Indiana and southern Michigan, and it is part of the South Bend metropolitan area consisting of the cities of South Bend, Mishawaka, Granger, Elkhart, Goshen, Plymouth, and Warsaw. It is advantageously located just 100 miles from Chicago and 140 miles from Indianapolis, and, like most Midwestern states, it experiences cold winters and mild summers. History and legacy are important to Mishawaka, which is named after a legendary Shawnee Indian princess of the same name. However, the city is also growing with the times, and the convergence of classic and modern can be seen in its buildings, its industry, and its cuisine.

Rangeley, Maine

The state of Maine sets its own pace among the otherwise bustling New England. With an eased temperament that stems from lakefront breezes and whispering forests, the town of Rangeley does not stray from its state’s tempo. As "Maine's Four Season Playground," the town boasts Lake Mooselookmeguntic, which provides fodder for lovers of the outdoors looking to fish, boat, kayak and explore. Rangeley also transforms into a winter wonderland for skiing, snowboarding and traversing the landscape.