Where are Americans Headed this Winter?

Paris is back. Following a drop in bookings from U.S. travelers who chose not to spend their holiday in Paris last year, the City of Lights now projects a 16.3 percent increase in U.S. visitors for the 2017 season, according to a survey conducted by Allianz Global Assistance. Contrasting this increase is a significant decrease to in booking […]


Mallorca: Stays with Shades of John Le Carré

It’s difficult to discuss Mallorca without calling in breathtaking vistas and cliff top castle keeps that played front and center in the 2016 BBC series of the John Le Carré thriller, “The Night Manager.” The island, the largest of the Belearic archipelago off the southeast coast of Spain, has long been a holiday haven for […]

Luxury Address in Andalucía: Finca Cortesin

Traveling to Andalucía is its own reward. Staying at a luxury resort in Andalusia with Michelin star dining, some of the best golf and spa options in Spain, and accommodations created by a designer of palaces, well, that is something else entirely. As luxury hotel in Andalucía you might say Finca Cortesin is in a […]


Shopping Trips: Stay and Pay at these Iconic Hubs

With the holiday season just around the corner, seven fabulous shopping destinations around the globe can turn Christmas shopping into the perfect vacation. Suggestions by offer ways to quell shopping addictions while solving holiday gift needs with some very tempting and immersive shopping destinations.


The Alla Tours Advantage in St. Petersburg

By David Yeskel Despite current political realities, a visit to St. Petersburg on a Baltic cruise is still a bucket-list item that shouldn’t be forgone – even now.  Almost all Baltic cruise itineraries feature a call at this fascinating city, previously known as Leningrad, for two days and a night, but that still isn’t enough […]