At 12-years-old, Jason Nemer understood that gymnastics was more fun to do, rather than to watch. He had grown up watching his brother practice the sport, but it wasn’t until Nemer completed his first practice, that he became soulfully addicted.
Not many states north of the border can seamlessly conquer authentically explosive barbeque; that mouthwatering type culpable for midsummer night cravings. So, for an island that relies on importing around 90 percent of what it eats–physically, and culturally disconnected from mainland style–you can say that bringing barbeque to Hawaii may be venturing into uncharted waters.
Spain is fortunate enough to mother a handful of world renowned cities bursting with flavor, culture, history, art, salsa, sangria, nightlife that puts even NYC to shame, and beaches that provoke pure bliss. There is truly something for everyone, especially for those that seek out its tiny isles floating in the Balearic Sea. Read more “48 Hours to Get Lost in Ibiza (And It’s Not All a Party)”
Life is a beach, literally, at least for photographer Morgan Maassen. Known for his unique and dreamy surf photos, Maassen truly has been around the world and back. While Maassen was born and raised in Santa Barbara, Calif., he rarely find himself in one place for long. Read more “Morgan Maassen is Chasing Waves with a Camera in Tow”
Planning the perfect trip can be both exhilarating and nerve wracking, intuitive and overwhelming—you’re finally taking the time off to visit a new place, so you want to do it right. But with travel becoming increasingly more popular, hidden gems are rare, and the cultural experience you’re seeking may leave you wishing you never left home. Read more “Disrupting The Traditional Travel Agency with Journy”
It’s an unspoken rule that Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer and a sneak peak of the vacation season we’ve been dying for all year. Having an extra day off is the only excuse beach lovers need to disappear for the weekend. With so much to do, in so little time, it might be hard to figure out how to pack lightly for this mini getaway. Read more “Packing Essentials for A Memorial Day Beach Weekend from Dolce Vita, Marysia, Tara Zadeh & Thierry Lasry”
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”
Santa Teresa has been called a “future Tulum.” After a recent trip, I can see why it is has earned this title; becoming an off-the-beaten-path haven for creatives, dreamers and wandering spirits. Read more “Santa Teresa: Discover the Tulum of the Future”
Like the photos we snap between flights and courses, the balance between unclouded tradition and present sophistication exists only within a moment. Deep within the heart of Mexico, Guadalajara sparks ablaze with fiery intensity. Caught in an instant, magic still resides within these streets… it’s just up to you to find it. Read more “Guadalajara: Fire In The Heart of Mexico”
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”
Off the beaten path from Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro and in the northern state of Bahia is the remote beach town of Caraíva. Read more “Behind The Lens: Time Travel In Caraíva, Brazil”
A quick turnaround and the looming jet lag that would entail curtailed any direction or planning of what exactly I would do once I arrived in Lisbon. I hit the streets in a daze, fueled on espresso and pastries, camera in tow, and was immediately struck by how arresting everything was. Read more “Behind The Lens: Sleepwalking Through Lisbon”
Learning to ride a bike remains a nostalgic childhood memory for most. After a wobbly start and an eventual mastery of riding these two-wheelers, bike-riding continues to pose as a prime mode of transportation for many. Read more “Solé Bicycles: The Power of A Bicycle in Cuba”