New York Magazine

  2005 Getaways: The Follow-Your-Bliss List  
  Suddenly, New York has turned colder and darker, and your summer-stockpiled mellowness has vanished like the last taxi in a rush-hour rainstorm. Now’s the time to plan a soul-satisfying vacation, with guaranteed residual joy that will stick around through at least the first blizzard. Here are 50 destinations dreamy enough to turn your world upside down.  
  For The Workaholic: Andros Island, The Bahamas
Balmy breezes, smooth rum, and guilt-free accommodations.
For The Ski Family: Whistler, British Columbia
Tons of powder, diverse terrain, and kid-friendly everything.
    For the Pioneer: Libya, North Africa      
    For the Foodie: Hanoi, Vietnam      
    For the Honeymooners: Cuzco, Peru      
    For the Adrenaline Junkie: Mount Washington, New Hampshire      

Paris Leisurely
On your next trip to Paris, rent an apartment, and give yourself time to stop and smell the farmhouse cheeses.

Hop onboard a helicopter and take skiing to a whole other level.
    St. Lucia's Beauty
The Caribbean hideaway's famed Pitons, pristine beaches, and lush rain forests await.
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Art-world capital, architectural design lab, Cold War reliquary —Berlin has more to offer than your typical European vacation.
Bored by the beach? A road trip from Marrakech to Fez is the ultimate sand-and-sun getaway.
Central America on $4,000 a day? Live it up in a private villa at la Casa Que Canta.
  South Africa
Forget Rockefeller Center and Times Square -- spend the holidays on the beach in Capetown.
A pristine ecosystem and stunning biodiversity have made this island chain a divers' mecca.
Hagi, a perfectly preserved medieval samurai town on the coast of Honshu, is worth a detour from Tokyo.
  More: Scotland, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, British Columbia...  
  Winter Escapes: Ski resorts, tropical getaways, insider travel secrets and more.