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.
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”
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.
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”
A completely solar-powered lodge in the heart of Jordan’s largest nature reserve, Feynan Ecolodge’s commitment to improving the socio-economic status of the local community is notable, with economic initiatives and employment of local people directly benefitting more than 90 families in the immediate region. Read more “Wish You Were Here: Feynan Ecolodge”
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 “Kura Design Villas”
Tuscany has long been associated with lyrical landscapes, rustic produce and a seductive, long history. Read more “A Tuscan Castle To Remember: Toscana Resort Castelfalfi”