Globe Hoppers: Beyonce and Jay-Z's World Tour

Beyonce and Jay-Z are no strangers to exotic destinations. The power couple has sailed the seas of the Mediterranean, swam along the shores of Saint Barths and enjoyed the culinary delights from across the globe. As they recover from the controversy over their Cuba vacation and Beyonce sets off on her world tour, see where the Carters have traveled in the name of R&R.
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 01, 2011

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The Carters recently visited Havana, Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary. Their trip was mired in controversy as lawmakers questioned their reasons for traveling to the communist country.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z hold hands as they tour Old Havana, Cuba. The couple traveled to Havana for their fifth wedding anniversary.

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Beyoncé takes a swim while on vacation with hubby Jay-Z in Saint Barts three months after giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy Carter.

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Beyoncé rocked her much-talked about baby bump while vacationing in Hvar, Croatia with Jay-Z.

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The mommy-to-be and hubby Jay-Z vacationed in Venice, Italy shortly after announcing her pregnancy at the VMA's in September 2011.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z are photographed taking a walk after lunch during a vacation in Paris.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z have lunch with Solange’s son Daniel Jr. and his daddy, Daniel Sr., at a Parisian cafe. We love how close Beyonce is to her nephew.

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The Carters dine at a Parisian restaurant while in town for Paris Fashion Week in 2010.

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The Carters attend the 2010 French Open in Paris.

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The Carters flew to Australia around the time of Jay’s 40th birthday.

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Jay-Z and Beyonce are spotted just waking up at their hotel in Perth, Australia.

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Beyonce makes a fashion statement during her and Jay’s summer vacation in St. Tropez.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z took the Saint Tropez vacay with friends.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z enjoyed lunch with friends at the famous Eden Roc Hotel in Cap d’Antibes before taking a boat back to their yacht.

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Beyonce looks fabulous as she gets ready to enjoy a relaxing day on a luxury yacht in Monaco Bay.

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The Carters take a stroll through lovely Portofino, Italy.

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Ever the tourist, Beyonce gets ready to snap some photos of the beautiful scenery in Portofino, Italy.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z enjoy an intimate vacation in the beautiful town of Portofino, Italy.

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Beyonce takes a stroll on a beach in Hawaii after being buried in sand by her nephew Julez and husband Jay-Z.

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In 2008, Mr. and Mrs. Carter rented a $200,000 yacht called “Galaxy” to cruise around the Caribbean. Here Jay snaps a pic of his beautiful wife.

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A few days before Beyonce performed at a New Years Eve celebration, she and Jay took a boat ride around the ultra-exclusive island of St. Barths.

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Another yacht, another country. This time Jay and Beyonce visited Croatia and docked near a city called Dubrovnik.

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Beyoncé has a little fun on the waves while vacationing in Croatia.

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The lovebirds have a private photoshoot while yachting off the coast of southern Italy.

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The Carters spread peace at an after-party for one of Jay-Z's concerts in London back in 2006.