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8. Party animals: Ibiza, Spain

Millions of summer ravers pour into picturesque Ibiza town every year to dance to the head-pumping trance of its nightclubs.

Since the 1950s and 1960s, artists and musicians from The Beatles to The Rolling Stones to Nico have been hanging out on Ibiza's sunny shores. Parties on the island still draw the supercool, including Kate Moss, Elle Macpherson and star photographers Patrick Demarchelier and Mario Testino.

Privilege claims to be the biggest nightclub in the world and even if it isn't, it comes pretty damn close. Space is regularly featured on "best club in the world" lists, but the most enduring of them all is probably Pacha, which has branches in 17 other cities.

What you need to know:

- Party fiends might want to stay at the 368-room Ibiza Rocks Hotel on the San Antonio seafront, which has live gigs every Wednesday, four bars and two pools, one of which is the venue of daily pool parties.
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9. Paparazzi: St. Barts, French West Indies

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have been spotted at least twice on St. Barts. There have also been sightings of Paul McCartney and Usher.

Lindsay Lohan tweeted a picture of herself wearing a hot pink bikini on the island to ring in the new year in 2010, and Orlando Bloom, Gwen Stefani and husband Gavin Rossdale were spotted vacationing there in the same year.

We could go on, but we think you get the idea. You’re likely to spot as many celebs on St Barts as you do in a gossip magazine, especially around New Year’s Eve, when Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich regularly hosts star-studded parties on the island.

We may not all be rock stars, but to feel like one, check into Eden Rock at St. Jean Bay, a glitzy resort with 32 beachfront villas and suites. Their humungous Villa Rockstar even has its own professional studio for guests to record their own soundtrack, should their creative urges overcome them.

What you need to know:

- Saline Beach is an impossibly pretty stretch of sand. Russian billionaires like to throw parties at the Nikki Beach restaurant, which has teepees and plush beds right on the beach.
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10. Gourmands: Sicily, Italy

Cuisine from Sicily is in a class of its own. It is Italian food that has been influenced by the Arabs, Greeks, Romans, Spanish, French, Germans and Normans, among others.

The result is a wonderfully complex food culture that inspired people to call Sicily "God's Kitchen."

Palermo, the capital and the island’s liveliest town, heaves with restaurants serving everything from Pasta alla Norma to saffron spiced rice balls filled with ragu.

The ancient fish market at Catania is one of the most colorful in the Mediterranean. The monasteries of Sant'Andrea in Palermo and the Santo Spirito monastery in Agrigento are the unlikely locations to find the most authentic Sicilian sweets, including cannoli and sweet couscous.

What you need to know:

- The Hotel a Noto is located in a town that’s known to produce what is possibly the world’s best ice cream. Get some at gelaterie Caffè Sicilia (Corso Vittorio Emanuele 125 Noto, +39 0931 83 50 13) and Corrado Costanzo (Via Silvio Spaventa 9 Noto, +39 0931 83 52 43).
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