ENDLESS VACATION - Given Kauai's natural beauty, it's only normal to spend all your time on the island outdoors. Start your adventure on the Kukui Trail (15 miles north of Kekaha on Kokee Rd.; 808-274-3444), a hike that descends 2,000 feet to the Waimea Canyon floor. Or check out the Kilohana Plantation (3-2087 Kaumualii Hwy., Lihue; 808-245-5608), a sugar baron's former estate....continue to the full article here.
ENDLESS VACATION - India is a country whose mention triggers images of pulsing megacities and colossal crowds. But Ooty, a eucalyptus-scented town in the Nilgiri mountains of the southernmost state, Tamil Nadu, is an unexpected escape. Ideal for tourists who have crossed the nation's palaces, temples and beaches off their to-do lists, this eccentric "hill station"—the name given to a locale...continue to the full article here.