Jukkasjarvi, Sweden: An 8 mile dog sled journey is one of the best ways to get to the Kuruna’s Ice Hotel - an ice castle built each year beginning in October using 10,000 tons of ice and 30,000 tons of snow.
Everyone’s heard the Doors of Paradise, the #Duomo, and #Michelangelo’s #David are captivating, but in #Florence, beauty can sneak up on a #traveler unexpectedly. You’ll duck into a random #church to escape the heat only to spend two hours staring at an impossibly pure blue in a #fresco. Or you’ll consider writing a sonnet about pear #gelato. It’s just that kind of place. Don't miss the sunset over the #Arno and the famous wines of the #Chianti region just south of town
Readers' Rating: 90.476 In many ways the Banfi vineyard put Tuscany’s priceless Brunello on the oenophile map. Now you can also appreciate the hospitality of the estate with its castle digs, two restaurants, and of course, tastings of their vintages.