Though Palm Springs is a mere two hours from the crowded freeways of Los Angeles, the landscape, climate, and pace of this popular destination make it feel worlds away. After touching down late in the evening at LAX with my friend and favorite road trip buddy, Kris, we picked up our brand new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and began our journey to find new roads into the desert.
From Costa Rica’s center, to its Pacific coast and down to its southern Peninsula, Cayuga Collection has transformed what it means to have the sustainable stay you need, with that touch of luxury you desire, during your pura vida travels. Read more “How Cayuga Collection is Pioneering Sustainable Luxury”
What’s better than a beach getaway? A beach getaway that comes with a slice of seclusion and immersion into the exotic world of ideal seaside experience. Read more “Retreat to these 5 Exotic European Beach Getaways with a View”
Summer has a tendency to conjure up the sleepless nights, daily adventures and nature-filled memories of stay away camp. The fresh air adventures by day and fireside chats by starry night are something that lose tangibility as adolescence is left behind, but that doesn’t mean those days have to be gone forever. Read more “Leave the Tents at Home with these 3 Luxury ‘Adult Camp’ Getaways”
On weekends in New York, a calm seems to float in as the crowds flock out to the surrounding suburbs and beaches. Whether it’s a long weekend, or any given day tacked onto a summer Friday, you’ll find most New Yorkers trading in their city shoes for sandy toes. Read more “Plan your New York City Summer Staycation at One of these Uber Chic Boutique Properties”
Imagine waking up to uninterrupted views of the mountains beyond the skyscrapers of downtown Hong Kong and experiencing it all change come night as the skyline creates a dazzling light show on Victoria Harbor. But where does one find such an unparalleled experience in Hong Kong? Read more “It’s Suite to Stay at the InterContinental Hong Kong”
In a world with infinite ways to compare ourselves to others and endless contacts waiting for an instantaneous reply, it’s necessary, for our own sanity, to take a step back, disconnect and participate in some self-care. The farther away from civilization, the better. Read more “5 Unexpected Hotels To Find Wellness Off The Beaten Path”
As I stepped into the intimate, low-lit lobby of EAST, Miami I took in its patterned stone floors and elegantly chiseled walls. The attentive staff greeted me graciously as I made my way across the meticulously designed and balanced feng shui lobby. The attention to detail at this eco-conscious hotel was instantly obvious and I felt like I was entering the designer’s own home. Read more “EAST, Miami: This Brickell Hotel Flaunts Arts, Cuisine and Culture”
It’s no secret that individual hotels have a responsibility to support ethical tourism in their country and as global brands, to bring those initiatives to each of their properties. Read more “Embracing Sustainability: Setting The Trend with EAST”
In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, allocating time to unwind, relax and rejuvenate is more important than ever. Jamaica Inn recognizes this with their unique treatment menu at the resort’s spa. With wraps, masks, massages, facials and retreats, the intriguing offers are meant to pull you away from your hectic life so you can tune out the noise and tune into your senses. Read more “Date To Be Pampered at the Jamaica Inn’s Luxurious Ocean Spa”
The sunset over Toscana Resort Castelfalfi is that of a fairy tale. Warm pink hues streak the sky, adorning the terracotta rooftops with an iridescent glow.
A room fit for a queen. While the saying gets thrown around quite often, the Taj Lake Palace takes this statement to an entirely different level. Located in the middle of Lake Pichola, the decadent marble palace was originally built by Maharana (ruler) Jagat Singh II of Udaipur in 1746. It first became world renowned when it was featured as the secluded lair of “Octopussy’s” eponymous Bond girl back in the early 1980’s.
Like most chefs, Matt Christianson prides himself on his delicately prepared dishes. However, chef Christianson not only dedicates endless care and attention to his meal preparations, but also places great value on the well-nurtured relationships he possesses with local farmers. Read more “From Farm to Table with the Urban Farmer”
With the eco-tourism trend gathering momentum within the tourism industry, it’s clear that travelers are becoming increasingly mindful of lowering their impact on the destinations they visit. Read more “Little Mombo Camp: An Unforgettable Safari Experience”