Mention Utah to anyone and thoughts immediately go to the great Mormon religion and Robert Redford’s Sundance Film Festival.
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.
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.
Rebuilt and upgraded in 2004, Grand Cayman Beach Suites epitomizes the luxurious small boutique property experience and is perfectly set on the famed Seven Mile Beach on the beautiful and exclusive Cayman Islands.
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 number of tourists are also flocking here for the au courant designer shops. Vogue featured a collection of Peruvian motifs on its cover, by acclaimed photographer Mario Testino.
Whether it’s a day spa in the city or a weekend spa getaway further afield, here are some of the premiere destination spas to prepare for the holidays.
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 residence for an oil magnate, Edward L. Doheny, the baronial edifice was constructed in 1927 and was used by his family as a country retreat. Now it serves as a historic landmark, and it no longer sits in isolation – the manor is now in the luxurious enclave of Beverly Hills.
For centuries Budapest and its beautiful Danube River has enchanted composers, royals and romantics.
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 progressive city and never left.
Nestled in Osaka, Japan’s second largest city, is a hidden gem for visitors to escape the chaos of city life and become one with nature. The tranquil garden is the home Taiko-en, which encompasses five restaurants and twelve banquet halls.