Archive for July, 2013

Summer and Fall Travel Packages for All Reasons

Paris for Children: A Stay at Le Royal Monceau Children are in the spotlight at Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris with a great travel package complemented by some just-for-kids fun. The luxury property has launched a series of inspired activities for children and teenagers, starting with line-up of weekend workshops at the hotel’s Michelin-star [...]

Great American Festivals 2013: Of Bulls and Bugs

Running with the bulls is big this year. But If you missed out on the adrenaline-pumping opportunities in Pamplona, Spain, worry not. Running with the bulls is now a great American sport – with money attached – and open to anyone willing to brave the beasts this fall in Cave Creek, AZ. For the third [...]

Ananda in the Himalayas: Gold in Wellness

Spa guru Susie Ellis calls them “high yield tourists.” A white paper from a recent Global Spa Summit refers to them as “borderline tourists,” or those who seek perfect packaging in the blend of spa with experiential vacations. Either way the emerging wellness-focused traveler is getting identified by travel counselors as the new mother lode [...]

LAX Airport Upgrade to Wow International Travelers

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is on budget and on schedule for a long awaited airport upgrade that is turning the primary international terminal into a shopping and dining paradise and a great place to wait for a flight. The Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX (TBIT) provides gates and docking for some 30 international [...]

Vermont’s Best: Summer Fests and Twin Farms

The best of Vermont may be contained in its seasons. Who could argue the bliss of being kissed by the sting of cool fall air in a place where the turn of maple leaves sets the land on fire and the steam of warm cider claims the soul? Some would argue the best of Vermont [...]

Travel with a Baby: A Useful Primer

Travel with a baby is not for every mother. And in a season when it seems to be raining babies, including reigning babies, a few tips can go a long way to mean the difference between a quiet, peaceful trip or a stressed out tale from the dark side of parenthood. “No new parent wants [...]

Holland America’s Four World Cruises for 2014

Holland America is allowing would be world cruisers to take the world in whole or little chunks on its new 2014 world cruise schedule. Cruisers can spend from 14 to 28 weeks sailing the far and exotic corners of the globe with Holland America in four geographically themed segments – three of them departing from [...]