By Janis Turk Sitting practically in Buckingham Palace’s backyard, The Goring Hotel has been in the same family for more than a century and has welcomed royal guests ever since it first opened its doors. The coronations of George VI and the present queen brought guests of foreign royalty to The Goring, and when Kate […]
By Hillary Latos The Vanderbilts and Astors called it home. Doris Duke was the grand dame about town. It was the elitist summer playground for the scions and industrialists from the Gilded Age. Sitting at the edge of these elegant and massive mansions along the Cliff Walk is the luxurious boutique Hotel Chanler. Sporting the […]
By W.A. Muller The Wine & Food Festival Cancun has announce its third edition to be celebrated from Thursday, March 13 through Sunday, March 16, 2014, where visitors worldwide will enjoy a great selection of gastronomy and wine offerings from the Americas’ continent, in the spectacular natural paradise of Cancun.
By Maxine Albert Jerusalem Chic For thousands of years the holy sites of Jerusalem have drawn millions of pilgrims and visitors from around the globe. Now, a wave of stylish restaurants, wine bars, on-trend boutiques, art galleries and lively nightlife is attracting the fashionable and fabulous to this wondrous and exotic city, adding chic new […]
By Sarah Sekula If you’re serious about getting away from it all, a vacation spent under water should do the trick. More specifically, try diving in Curacao among yellowfish, sea turtles and sting rays. Anyone can do it (as long as you’re cool with a little bit of studying, training and braving the open waters […]
Photos & Words By Janis Turk Unplugging from technology for a week and connecting with one of the most stunning places on the planet, travel writer JANIS TURK took a top bucket-list trip to Cape Horn.
By Hillary Latos The Mayans discovered it and the rest of the world perfected it. From its first discovery 2,000 years ago the Riviera Maya was found to be one of the most sacred stretches of land in Mexico resulting in important Mayan archaeological sites, ancient ruins, and legends. From the beautiful and stunning beaches […]
By Hillary Latos Guatemala is one of those rare countries where time seems to stand still. The Mayan way of life has been preserved from their customs to the traditional dress and has not succumbed to the homogenization of the Western world. To truly experience the gorgeous landscape of Guatemala, eco tourism sports and the […]
By Alison Cedarbaum In 1924, the Gleneagles hotel opened and was described as ‘a Riviera in the Highlands’ and ‘the eighth wonder of the world.’ Today, the hotel has evolved into a world famous, 5-star luxury hotel situated in Auchterarder, in the heart of Scotland. This Leading Hotel of the World embodies championship golf courses, […]
By Bob & Sandy Nesoff Sam Champion and Lee Goldberg could be having nervous breakdowns trying to predict the weather. In the morning it’s dark and gloomy and in the afternoon the sun shines, warming the air. And in the midst of all this snowflakes begin to fall and then disappear.
By W.A. Muller As the snow flurries continue to pick up speed with the onset of the winter months, so too does the pace of life. Everyone deserves a weekend of complete relaxation to clear the mind of work and daily commotion. Forget taking an expensive flight and facing weather inflicted delays – a trip […]
By Maxine Albert Great news for New Yorkers who have had enough frigid winds, slippery ice and winter chill. No need to sip a hot toddy indoors while sporting cashmere socks and slippers. Don your sunglasses, bathing suit and flip flops and zip down to Turks & Caicos. If you like sun drenched beaches, crystal […]
By Alison Cederbaum On the beachfront of the idyllic Bavaro Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world resides The Paradisus Palma Real hotel, in Punta Cana. This deluxe luxury all-inclusive hotel is ideal for couples and adults, along with business travelers. The hotel provides a YHI Wellness Center, fine dining, 3 pools, […]
By Hillary Latos Like any strategic free trading port city, Panama City embodies the flashy displays of new money wealth with the glitz and glamour of shimmering skylines, fancy cars and a renowned nightlife of developed international metropolis sister cities like Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore. However, there is much more that this country offers […]
By Joe Alexander After decades of spending Thanksgiving in America, I decided it was time to create a memorable moment for my family and have our turkey on the high seas. The Empire State Building was lit red to commemorate the occasion when three majestic ocean liners, Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen […]
By Bob & Sandy Nesoff Mention Utah to anyone and thoughts immediately go to the great Mormon religion and Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival. But there is more…oh so much more.
By Christopher Pape & John Friia It isn’t often that old world charm mixes so seamlessly with modern day convenience. But at The Greenbrier Hotel, located deep in the mountains of West Virginia, guests have come to expect timeless experiences filled with mirth and joy. Regarded as one of the preeminent luxury resorts of the […]
By Hillary Latos As we approach the holiday season, New Yorkers have a tendency to flee the city with vacations on their mind that incorporate the 3 Rs- rest, relaxation, and revelry. Whether you are longing for a sunny beach or golf or just a change of scenery here’s a couple of easy holiday getaways […]
By Hillary Latos & Jennifer Pelaez Amsterdam Manor Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort situated across from one of Aruba’s most beautiful and top rated beaches, Eagle Beach, is a perfect destination for a romantic and relaxing holiday. This family-owned, Dutch Colonial-style hotel prides itself on its friendly staff, attention to detail, and warm hospitable ambiance .Laze […]
By Travelin’ Gal Maxine Albert Some destinations are so special and magical they stay with you long after you’ve returned home. Peru is one of those places. This gem of a country has diverse, stunning topography, fascinating cultures and is a foodie paradise, voted best culinary destination at the 2012 World Travel Awards. A growing […]
By Hillary Latos In my opinion, anytime is a good time to spa. Who doesn’t want to be pampered and feel like royalty. Now with the change of seasons, there isn’t a better time to get hydrated, rejuvenated, and emerge a healthier, hydrated, and better person. Whether it’s a day spa in the city or […]
By Kitty Pilgrim I glimpse an elaborate stone villa on the outskirts of Los Angeles. It looks like the set of the movie Jane Eyre, but it is relatively new, built in the Jazz Age. Greystone Mansion is a faux English estate, solid and elegant, surrounded by 18 acres of manicured gardens. Once a private […]
By Travelin’ Gal Maxine Albert For centuries Budapest and its beautiful Danube River has enchanted composers, royals and romantics. Of late, this charming city has become the darling of filmmakers and movie stars. Not surprising with its gorgeous ambiance, stunning architecture and elegant coffee house culture.
By Hillary Latos Considered to be the melting pot of Europe and a sister city of New York, Antwerp is home to over 170 nationalities hailing from all over the world who have passed through this port city to realize the dream of a better life elsewhere and/or fell in love with this liberal and […]