Why wait until summer to go on vacation? There are plenty of reasons to take some time off before the busy travel season starts. From fabulous festivals to hot new hotels, there's a lot to see and do around the world this spring. From watching the catwalks at New Orleans Fashion Week to celebrating Balinese New Year, you'll find that this season is brimming with great excuses to travel. Here are our top 10 destinations to check out before summer rolls around.
By Kathleen Squires
A serial traveler who often lets a country’s cuisine dictate her itineraries, New York City-based writer Kathleen Squires has visited all 7 continents and over 60 countries, with stints living in London, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires. Her work also appears in The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Cooking Light, and National Geographic Traveler.