Gloomy skies may be standard November feature, but you’ll find nothing gloomy about this month’s suggested attractions and activities.

Whether you’ll looking for brain-teasing escape games in Beirut or engaging food tours in Hong Kong, we’ve got your covered.

Our suggestions also include a distillery and a boxing gym, so you can choose to spend your vacation sipping cocktails or channeling your inner Rocky.

Take a moment to browse the choices below, then starting planning a trip that fits your style and travel expectations.