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  • Remote Beach Getaways Around The World

    We are dreaming of white sandy shores and clear blue waters, lush nature, and fresh air- and we think you should be too. Take a look at some of our beautiful planet’s most idyllic getaway spots, far from any stress, and full of culture, cuisine, and unreal scenery. From untouched shorelines hidden by coves in Portugal to off-the-beaten-path islands in Southeast Asia, these dreamy beaches are some of our favorite destinations for getting in touch with the tranquility of nature- and some much-needed Vitamin D.
  • Remote Getaways In The USA

    An escape into the remote wilderness is always full of adventure, fun, and tranquility- and we have selected some of our favorite getaway destinations in the country for just that. From islands in Alaska to rainforests on the west coast, and a few small-town retreat spots in New England, this list is for the Seekers who are looking to "get away from it all." Let's take a step off the usual travel map of cities, and tourist spots for a moment and explore some of the untouched beauty and charm of the United States.
  • Countries That Celebrate The Lunar New Year

    One of the oldest festivals in history, the Chinese Lunar New Year has significance across cultures and countries. With so many traditions and celebrations breaking out every year, we put together a list of some prominent examples of traditional Lunar New Year celebrations. From Dragon Dances in the streets of China to Lanterns adorning traditional Temples in Indonesia, and plenty of mouthwatering street food all around- these destinations are some of the most exciting places to welcome and celebrate the year of the tiger.
  • Breathtaking Lantern Festivals Around The World

    As we enter the new year, the ever-so-magical image of mesmerizing lanterns has already begun sparkling in our imaginations. We put together a list of some of the most breathtaking lantern festivals that occur yearly (and sometimes monthly!) throughout the world. While different cultures, countries, and cities have their own unique way of interpreting and celebrating the world- one thing that stays constant is the beauty of light. From the Umi No Hi celebration in Japan, in honor of the ocean, to the water lantern festival of Honolulu, paying respects to our loved ones past- these stunning destinations each carry a deep meaning and spectacular beauty that accumulates in these iconic lantern festivals.
  • Cities To Visit In 2022

    Hello, 2022! From established tourist destinations to cities on the verge of stardom in the digital nomad scene, these destinations are glittering and sparkling fresh for some new adventures. Experience an authentic St. Patty's day in Dublin, or head south for an authentic taste of Cinco de Mayo in Puebla, Mexico (or both!). Whether you are seeking an international city or a beachside paradise for your next big vacation, we promise you won't want to miss this list. Bon Voyage!
  • Destinations With Unique Cultural Traditions For Bringing In The New Year

    Our favorite is taking your suitcase on a roll down your street to attract plenty of travel in the new year- something we are officially incorporating into our own yearly celebrations. There is literally no wrong way to celebrate this fresh start, and these are certainly some fun ways. We decided to commemorate the new year by taking a look at some truly fun, quirky, and fascinating traditions across the globe, all said to bring good fortune, love, and happiness in the new year. Let's jump in Happy New Year from Seeker!
  • Party Cities For An Unforgettable NYE

    So we are daydreaming about all the crazy and electrifying parties taking place all over the planet on New Year's eve, and we just *had* to put a little list together for any party animals looking for an unforgettable start to the new year. From Las Vegas to Berlin, whether you seek underground clubbing or flashy parties- these destinations have everything you could ask for, *and more*. So let's start this year on the right foot, and spend our last night dancing away worries of yesteryear. Cheers!
  • Cities With Stunning Winter Light Displays Around The World

    Thousands and thousands of twinkling lights, neon colors, glittering festivities, and art- these destinations take their winter illuminations seriously, because what else can cheer up those cold dark nights of winter. Escape the darkness and come into the mesmerizing light at these fantastic international cities, all known for their insane winter displays, from Kobe to NYC and everything in between.
  • Festive Hotels In Europe For The Holidays

    Deck the hotel halls- who says spending the holidays away from home can't be *amazing*?! We are big fans of destination winter fun, and these hotels all tucked away in some of Europe's most charming cities are sure to do the trick for your fairytale getaway. From a quaint lodge in Ireland brimming with cheer to an elegant hotel in Paris minutes away from the joie de vivre of the city, we guarantee a jolly time. These destinations take the holidays *seriously* so we recommend being prepared for a magical experience. Happy Holidays seekers!
  • Magical Christmas Markets Around The World

    Fresh mulled wine, hot chocolate, fresh poutine and snow-capped stalls brimming with local ingredients and twinkling lights- Christmas markets bring travelers far and wide to adorable winter villages full of local charm and holiday spirit. Whether you are on the west coast of the USA or exploring historical European cities- these destinations are bringing you a big dose of winter magic, complete with enough food to fill you up, and timeless views.
  • Cozy Winter Getaways

    Winter is here and we are already dreaming of our next big vacay to embrace the season, from charming, snowy getaways to sunshine and sandy shores- these are our top winter destinations. Whether your definition of winter fun is sunbathing on an island or twirling beneath twinkling snowflakes, this list truly has it all. Explore a rugged Caribbean island made up of colorful architecture, or cozy up by the fireplace in a ski resort, we are *so* ready to make the most of the season. So grab your swimsuit, or a big scarf- let’s dive in.
  • Christmas Cities Across The USA

    This list is for the seekers ready with their Santa hats and unconventionally attractive sweaters for a festive getaway. Whether you plan to hit the slopes and enjoy outdoorsy winter fun, shop until you drop at decadent holiday displays, or engage with quirky small-town fun, we have scouted the place for you. With dreamlike, Christmas-card destinations, real-life storybook cities, sparkling metropolises, and cozy off-the-beaten-path spots, we are confident that this list will have the place for you. Happy Holidays from all of us here at Seeker!
  • Stunning Ice Hotels Around The World

    We are very into quirky hotel concepts, and this one has us freezing with excitement (pun intended). Let's take a look at some of the world's most iconic seasonal hotels; castles, igloos, and luxury resorts formed entirely of ice blocks. While many travelers may be looking to beat the heat, there is nothing quite like cozying up in a glass castle fit for a fairytale and snapping a few iconic pics for the gram at that. So let's grab our favorite mittens and pack for the icy adventure of a lifetime. Brrr!
  • Newly Reopened Destinations For Vaccinated Travelers

    We are ready and waiting, these stunning destinations across the map are ready for tourists! Make sure to check local restrictions and policies before buying your ticket, but don't let a PCR test stop you from a safe and beautiful travel experience. From Vietnam to Fii, these idyllic spots are cautiously opening, and us cautious adventurers are ready to explore. Plan smart, and take a trip in 2022 to one of these breathtaking destinations.
  • Beach Vacation Destinations This Winter In Europe

    Europe has a reputation for being a chilly winter destination, but if you turn just a tad south you will find some of the most gorgeous, lively, and adventurous destinations that would satisfy any need for vitamin D. Explore these gorgeous European destinations, embrace new cultures, and tour some of the world's most ancient cities. These beachy spots each have their own character, from the south of France to northern Africa, or soaking in the Mediterranean sea, get ready for a seaside winter vacay to remember- European style.
  • Best Ski Resort Destinations In The US and Canada

    So what is in your dream winter ski getaway? Riveting and adventurous outdoorsy fun, endless marshmallow-like snow decorating forested mountaintops, and cozy resorts complete with any amenity you can imagine? Us too. These stunning resorts across North America truly have it all, and whether you are looking for excitement or just some r&r, from British Columbia in Canada to Colorado, USA, these gorgeous destinations are just waiting to be explored.
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  • Top Cold-Weather Winter Travel Destinations

    Cold weather travel is a delight that often gets overlooked. Here at Seeker. we love cozying up by the fireplace in a snow-covered cottage, exploring the gorgeous pearly views of icy tundra, and walking through an impeccably-decorated Manhattan pretending we are starring in our very own Lifetime holiday film. We selected some of the most dreamy and wintery destinations around the world. How many have you been to?
  • Family Vacation Ideas For Thanksgiving Weekend

    From exciting sun in the fun to winter flurries and holiday markets- we all have our own definition of family time spent well. These destinations are easily some of our favorite spots to enjoy early winter, with Black Friday shopping deals, stunning natural scenery, and of course- American comfort food. Take a look at our quirky list of amazing destinations across the country for your holiday memories.
  • Winter Wonderlands To Visit This Season

    For a proper winter full of glistening snowflakes, hot cocoa, and fairytale-like settings- we have put together a list of the most Winter Wonderland-esque destinations in the world for your winter holiday. From national parks full of outdoorsy snow fun to old cities decorated in an array of kaleidoscopic illuminations and fresh snowfall. Grab your coziest jacket and favorite hat and let’s step into the magical world of winter.
  • Idyllic Destinations Around The World For November Travel

    November is often overlooked as a travel month, but plenty of cities and countries across the world are entering a period of blissful temperatures and sunny days. From the hustle and bustle of London to the island lifestyle of St. Bart’s, these bucket-list destinations are like magic in November. Whether you want a beach getaway, or a chance to explore the city- these spots are some of the most exciting places to see this month.
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  • Warm Travel Destinations In The US For November

    From a California dream to the mythical world of Vegas to the islands of Hawaii- don't worry it's not like the entire country goes sub-zero this winter. We have selected our favorite cities to escape the freeze, and embrace sunshine even in the most wintery months. Enjoy the holidays beneath the palm trees and forget your worries down south, let's take a look at some hot destinations in the USA to travel to this winter.
  • Hotels To Visit At UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    Because at Seeker we think the magnificence of world heritage sites deserves more than just a walk-through- check out these amazing hotels that bring you into the center of the magic. Wake up to life-changing scenery, and fall asleep in an oasis of comfort and luxury, yes- you can have it all. From the 300-year-old Jing’s Residence in the ancient city of Pingyao to the elegant Sanctuary Lodge nestled alongside Macchu Picchu, from historic hotels beside Versailles to hotels surrounded by Tuscany’s rolling hills. You are going to fall in love with these incredible getaway lodges.
  • Foodie Towns Across The USA

    Whether you want to take a bite of the big apple or head to the west coast for fine wine and fresh sourdough- we have you covered. The neverending patchwork of creativity and fine dining that sweeps over the nation may be overwhelming as you plan out your next big foodie adventure in the US, but we have put together a roadmap of some of our favorite spots. Some that are worth the hype, and some hidden gems, let’s dig in (literally) to the best foodie destinations across the country.
  • Cities To Celebrate Day Of The Dead

    From massive colored kites on an island to the endless festivities of Mexico City, Dia de Los Muertos has stood the test of time. This holiday dates way back to the indigenous Aztecs, is the oldest holiday in the world, and contrasts against the macabre of Halloween celebrations with marigold arrangements, incense, and painted candy skulls. Discovering new holidays through travel is a fantastic way to learn about new cultures and broaden our horizons, and with a holiday this steeped in history and celebration, it's no wonder Mexico draws in so many tourists at this time of year. With cities in the US and Guatemala included in this exciting list, let's look into the most gorgeous and vibrant cities to celebrate Dia de Los Muertos this year.
  • The Most Haunted Hotels In The USA

    Old Hollywood establishments, island getaways, and unsolved mysteries, this list will take you on a trail of drama, betrayal, and poolside bars (?) Jokes aside- these fantastical destinations across the country all feature ghoulish visions, peculiar happenings, and eerie backstories- they are also all incredibly old and steeped in history. Visit some of America's most incredible hotels, indulge in delicious cuisine, and face your fears- you might just run into a ghost.
  • Destinations For Fashion Lovers Around The World

    From the classic berets and trench coats of Paris to the cutting edge punk style of London- these cities are IRL runways. Whether you are looking to uncover subculture fashion in Tokyo's Harajuku district or strut your style along the luxury roads of Milan, we have put together a list of the world's most fashionable destinations. From cutting edge to drenched in elegance, embrace innovation, creativity, and the seamless intersection of design with daily life at these stylish destinations.
  • Places To See The Northern Lights

    The elusive aurora borealis isn’t as elusive as you might think, these northern destinations may be chilly but are a guarantee for optimal viewing on clear nights. Watching muted tones of neon green and electric purple swaying in the night sky is one of the most unique and ethereal experiences we can have on the planet- and we want to help you plan your northern lights adventure. So grab some winter clothes and start packing, from the lava rock terrain of Iceland to the grassy fields of northern Canada- these magical destinations are just a plane flight away.
  • Fairytale Fall Destinations In Europe

    Fall is a season coated in magic, from the transformation of nature in front of our eyes to the cool air settling in with chances to connect with our loved ones- cozy in a blanket and with a hot chocolate in hand. We are all about living our fairytale dreams, and these magical European destinations are sure to sweep you off your feet! From the glittering city of Prague to the enchanting countryside of Provence, this selection is what dreams are made of.
  • The World's Top Rated International Airports

    The airport can be a place of wonder- your key to the world, or a nightmare depending on where you are headed. Based on our travel experiences these airports consistently rank high for cleanliness, efficiency, and quality of experience- AKA they are not to be dreaded for a connecting flight or as a starting point for your next international vacay. We can guarantee indoor waterfalls, cushy lounges, delectable food, and most of all - no stress travel- at these top-rated airports across the planet. Bon Voyage!
  • Horror Movie Locations You Can Visit IRL

    Looking to spend a day surrounded by spooky mist at the edge of an ocean, touring unsuspecting suburban towns, or spending the light at a luxury gothic mansion in the English countryside? One thing these destinations all have in common is being the backdrop for some truly bone-chilling storytelling. Whether you are into cult classics or movie masterpieces (or both), these spooky destinations across the world are in some of your all-time favorite horror films. Let’s take a trip around the globe and get in the mood for Halloween at these IRL scary movie destinations.
  • Theme Parks in the US

    A quintessential summertime experience, amusement parks draw crowds from around the world to embrace the adrenaline, munch on salty snacks, and make memories to last a lifetime. Whether you are planning an exciting first date, friend reunion, or planning out how to give your kids an experience to remember- these amusement parks will not disappoint.
  • Best Cities for Trick-Or-Treating

    We are so ready for trick-or-treating! Whether you dress up to scare, impress, or get some laughter Halloween is a time for *fun* and candy. These cities across the country feature some of the top-ranked trick-or-treat spots, brimming with neighborhoods that are known for taking Halloween as seriously as we do. With consideration to decorations, costume level, and overall candy satisfaction, consider these cities for a family Halloween getaway. From San Francisco to Philadelphia- let’s take a look at America’s most impressive trick-or-treat destinations.
  • Canada's Most Breathtaking Fall Destinations

    Can you tell that we are obsessed with fall yet? Well, we are taking a little trip up north for this list, Canada easily has one of the most gorgeous fall landscapes in the world- with sprawling forests, picturesque mountains, and old-timey villages all drenched in kaleidoscopic hues of red, orange, and yellow. For the outdoorsy seekers, or those just looking for a day trip full of crisp fresh air and some poutine, consider these cozy Canadian spots for an unforgettable fall getaway.
  • Most Haunted Destinations In Europe

    From the catacombs of Paris to islands full of ghosts- this list is our spookiest one yet! We put together a chilling collection of our favorite haunted destinations, medieval castles with grim histories, underground tunnels lined with human bones, and quaint hotels in the Swedish countryside- your favorite horror film is just a plane ride away. So grab a cup of tea, a night light, and sink your teeth into these terrifyingly haunted destinations across the planet.
  • Fall Vacation Spots For Wine Lovers

    As fall drifts through the trees and transforms emerald into gold, these destinations continuously serve up delectable wine against picturesque autumnal backdrops. Enjoy temperate climates with gorgeous scenery, mouthwatering wine, and delicious cuisine at these idyllic getaways. Whether you dream of stepping into a European fairytale or sprawls of untouched land in the Pacific Northwest, these locations are steeped in charm and ready to provide some tasty drinks for the coziest time of year.
  • Lesser known Fall Foliage Destinations Around The World

    From the mountains of Quebec to the outskirts of Tokyo, mystical Slovakian lakes, and cascading waterfalls, these fall landscapes are some of our favorite hidden gems. Enjoy the wonder and magic of the new season, cool air, warm pigmented trees, and pathways coated in crispy leaves at these breathtaking destinations around the world.
  • Top Rated Cities in Canada

    Canada is famously known for having gorgeous natural scenery, but the international metropolises that dot this country are easily some of the most exciting destinations on the planet. Whether you’re looking for an outdoorsy, hipster west coast vacay in Vancouver or an adventure steeped in European charm and delicious cuisine in Montreal, these top-rated cities are sure to provide an excellent getaway up north. From the iconic parliament building in Ottawa to the aurora borealis viewpoints in Whitehorse, consider these gems for your next holiday.

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