INSTAGRAM – La dolce vita comes easy in Italy. You know where to click for proof.
HARBOUR ISLAND, Bahamas – Why I had never heard of this place? Because everyone who visits wants to save it for themselves.
TURTLE ISLAND, Fiji – "No, it's a grand wedding. Come," she insists. That I don't know the couple doesn't seem to matter.
JAMAICA – But even the most astute stoner must gain some enhanced state of consciousness knowing that this is the weed that launched a thousand reggae careers.
TRINIDAD – Instead of sounding like a cornball cruise ship outfit or bootleg Jimmy Buffet concert, it's like seeing Barry White and the Love Unlimited Orchestra bang out long, progressive pieces of complex music.
TURKS AND CAICOS – A boutique hotel on a private island with a flawless, white beach. Pinch yourself. It's real.
FRENCH POLYNESIA – Two folktales, one new and one old, blend myth and reality in French Polynesia.
TAHAA, French Polynesia – We made out canoes in the distance as party boats jockeyed for position. Things got rowdy, but the canoe teams forged on.
BARU, Colombia – At 5 a.m., we find every abandoned beach dog in town cowering in our living room, along with our caretaker, desperately trying to catch airborne patio furniture.
CAPRI – I used to have the loveliest hate-hate relationship with Capri. Then I checked into J.K. Place Capri, and I became one of the zillions of idiots who loves this island.