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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 to the Hamptons is just what you have been searching for and only a stone’s throw away.
Named for the seven stars of the storied Pleiades constellation, this luxury resort is located on the silken sands of Turks & Caicos’ famed Grace Bay Beach. Lush gardens, swaying palms and plentiful bougainvillea throughout create a gorgeous tropical ambiance.
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.
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.
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 Mary 2, gathered in New York harbor before sailing past the Statute of Liberty under a dazzling fireworks display.