This is a book of enticements or memoriesor both. The things we remember best and longest are the lovely times on vacation with family or friends. That sublime afternoon on the secluded beach on Martha's Vineyard, or that unforgettable crimson sunset as seen from the top of Coppertop Mountain. That extraordinary safari in Africa, and snorkeling along Australia's Great Barrier Reef. In stunning photographs and evocative text, the editors of LIFE take you thereto the best, most beautiful, most relaxing, most inspiring places to vacation on the planet. This book is an enticementto go there. And it is a remembrance of those magical places you've already gone. Live that vacation again, every time you open this special volume.