Travel Bucket List Facts

Behind the Bucket List: What Americans Really Want in Travel

What do Americans want when it comes to Bucket List travel? A group from Provisional Living wanted to find out not only what’s on those lists, but why and how they got there. What they found was pretty revealing. Sifting and qualifying a batch of some 2,000 Americans for answers, the survey found that while […]

Travel Leaders Hot trends

Travel Leaders Sees Increasing Growth in International Travel from Southern California

Los Angeles is a jumping off point to places far afield in and across the Pacific. And, according to Travel Leaders, those living in Los Angeles or choosing to head off to their vacations from Southern California are traveling farther and in ever greater numbers. A new survey conducted by Travel Leaders Group of Los […]

World's most expensive resort in Phllippines

The World’s Most Exclusive Resort Opens in the Philippines

The world’s most exclusive resort can be found in the Philippines. Banwa Private Island opened in April to become the not only the most exclusive resort in the Philippines but the most luxurious resort in the world. Taking that mantle requires a lot of doing – a decade or more in the case of Banwa, […]

Norwegian Joy Inaugural. Los Angeles, California

Norwegian Joy Back From China – With a Bang

By David Yeskel **** The tale of Norwegian Joy’s return from China is a fascinating business story. And it is also testament to the flexibility of the cruise industry and to the vision of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings’ (Norwegian Cruise Line’s parent company) management.

California B&Bs and Inns Spa Packages

Spa Packages with Perks and Value at these California Inns

Vacationers seeking wine weekends with spa treatments amid California’s quaint mountain towns and wine regions can consider intimate stays at unique area boutique hotels or B&Bs. The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns is making the choices easier with deals on spa packages that can be folded into an aspirational vacation. Room packages often include […]

India's most intense religious fest

Cox and Kings Tames the Chaos for Visitors at India’s Kumbh Mela

By Susan Shapiro **** The Kumbh Mela will probably be the most fascinating event you will ever attend in your lifetime.  It was for me. As someone who’s been around the world twice and visited over 110 countries that should indicate how impressive it really this riveting pilgrimage is.

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