Fact: Summer vacations are better when you plan for them.
Convenient second fact: we spent the last month identifying the 12 quickest and dirtiest excuses for you to skip town this year, so consider said planning fin.
For example, did you know:
That Europe has its own version of Cuba that — until this May — you could only get to by mail ship?
Or that one of Africa’s greatest proprietors of safari is trading at pennies on the dollar right now?
Or that Siberia is kinda sorta mild in July and also stunningly beautiful?
All that and nine more of the best destinations on Earth await.
Summer’s coming. Life is waiting.
Get to going.