Stay Cool this Summer with 8 Trips to the Southern Hemisphere

Beating the heat was never such an adventure.

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Though the thought of flying south usually brings to mind migrations in search of warmer weather, quite the reverse is true when it comes to summer in the States—especially this time of the year. By now, the summer doldrums are fast approaching, which means escaping the heat and humidity is nothing short of essential. Luckily, respite lies just south of the equator, where whale watching, safari going, and skiing are all at their peak. For travelers who seek a break from chasing the sun (whether or not they’re looking for snow), these eight travel ideas will give you—and your air-conditioner—a welcome break.