Golf in Ireland? Where to start — or end? There are more than 400 courses on the bonny green isle. Many of the world’s top-rated golf venues are here, as are almost one-third of the world’s links courses — those perpetually windswept ensembles of sand dunes, pocket greens and gorse-lined fairways that are golf in its original, undiluted state.
Since its prestige for attracting the world elite grew in the 1960s, Greece remains the go-to destination for glittering holidays. Each step of the journey is enrobed in luxury, from culinary traditions with the highest standard of execution and name-brand, high-end shopping to first-rate wellness locales and elite accommodations, like 5-star hotels, private villas and yachts.
Free time in Cape Town presents a pleasant but maddening quandary. With its botanic gardens, vibrant urban centers, outlying stellar wineries, gorgeous beaches and dramatic coastlines, this melting pot has an enviable repertoire that can easily seduce travelers to spend weeks, much less a single day, exploring.