The Peak (Malaysia) - - Lifestyle • Travel - TEXT MAYA MICHAEL IM­AGES SHUT­TER­STOCK

For those who rel­ish plan­ning and the joy of an­tic­i­pa­tion, here’s a quick run­down of new easy-to-get-to des­ti­na­tions to help you map out your next ad­ven­ture(s). SPRING HAS SPRUNG Pisa, Italy. March to May. Ap­prox­i­mately 421,642. Gelato, pizza and Pecorino cheese. Pisa Galileo Galilei Air­port. Beau­ti­ful, ornate and rich in his­tory, this Tus­can jewel is home to the iconic Lean­ing Tower that was de­clared a UNESCO World Her­itage Site back in 1987. This world-fa­mous land­mark, how­ever, is just one of many note­wor­thy sights in this com­pelling city. Ad­di­tional high­lights in­clude the grand mar­blestriped cathe­dral, the Duomo di Pisa; the Ro­manesque dome of Bat­tis­tero; tak­ing in the sights at the his­tor­i­cal Pi­azza dei Cava­lieri (Knights’ Square); and ob­serv­ing the im­pres­sive col­lec­tion of ornate bronze art sculp­tures at the Museo delle Sinopie. Af­ter a full day of walk­ing and tour­ing, sign up for a spa treat­ment that in­volves soak­ing in

Imag­ine the in­cred­i­ble vis­tas that await at the top of this tee­ter­ing mar­ble mas­ter­piece.

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