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Fresh Salmon, 5-Star Hotels & Panoramic Vistas on The Rocky Mountaineer

Nov 29, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Thereís no better British-Columbian treat than enjoying fresh salmon during peak season. Especially when itís served in the GoldLeaf dining room aboard the Rocky Mountaineer train as it winds through the majestic Rocky Mountains past cascading rivers and waterfalls. Among its sleek passenger cars are fully-staffed galley kitchens where chefs create three-course meals from scratch to serve in dining rooms outfitted with white table cloths, hotel-quality silver and fresh flowers. The food, service and scenery make it one of the best train journeys in North America, a special culinary excursion, and a luxury travel experience.... Read More

A Guide to Dallasí VIP Shopping Services & Stylists | Sponsored Content by Westin Galleria Dallas

Nov 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Westin Galleria Dallas

When it comes to fashion, you really don’t want to mess with Texas. Don’t be fooled by the southern hospitality, however, because cowboy boots and bejeweled belt buckles aren’t the only contributions that the state has made to the sartorial world. As the birth place of Neiman Marcus and America’s first shopping center, it’s safe to say that Dallas is a city with a fashion legacy. From quirky, one-of-a-kind vintage shops to this season’s most covetable runway pieces, Dallas has shopping options for everyone.... Read More

Windstar Sailing: The Best of Yachting & Cruising

Nov 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

For those who need to vacation apart from crowds but still want to see the world’s iconic landmarks, sailing yacht cruises are the perfect way to explore and make friends. The ships offer something a little larger than a typical boat but are more private than a cruise liner. We ventured around the Mediterranean on one of Windstar Cruises’ classic sailing yachts.... Read More

From Prague to Berlin: Drama and Contrast On A Viking River Cruise

Nov 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

My latest Viking River cruise took place on the Elbe, a somewhat lesser known European river, that flows 678 miles through the Czech Republic, Germany and the North Sea. On this cruise, we saw central European destinations that had a historic brilliance as well as a profound darkness, powerful metaphors of the complex history of central Europe before and after World War II. ... Read More

Exploring One of Egypt's Most Important Archaeological Sites

Nov 18, 2016  |   Contributor: Maria Palacios

Egypt is home to awe-inspiring pyramids, thousands of years of preserved history and miles and miles of desert lands. Sitting within this remarkable country is Abydos (also called Abjdu) located about a 6.5 hour drive from Cairo. Abydos is one of the oldest cities in the country and is known as one of the most important archaeological sites of ancient Egypt. Its royal tombs and historic sites date back to 3000-2890 B.C.... Read More

Cruising the Nile River Aboard the Oberoi Philae

Nov 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

Egypt is a beautiful country full of historical importance, wonders of the world, and is one of the oldest civilizations on earth. In fact, 30 percent of the world’s ancient artifacts are found here. For centuries, we’ve heard stories about the Nile River, accounts of mythical gods, pharaohs that conquered lands and this magical body of water that was at the center of the dynasty. Although many travelers may have shied away from Egypt due to reports of civil unrest, the country is finally starting to see an uprising in tourism again.... Read More

Vancouver: The Place to Relax, Rejuvenate and Participate

Nov 17, 2016  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

At first glance, things seem different in Vancouver—the sky is bluer, the harbor is livelier and the mountains are closer. Looking beyond these physical attributes is an additional appeal, best described as the “Vancouver vibe.” While the Canadian city is where to go to slow down, draw a deep breath and hit the pause button, it is also a destination for recharging your battery, renewing your interests and reinvigorating your lifestyle. In short, Vancouver represents just about everything to everybody.... Read More

Ssshh...Don't Tell Anyone About Malta

Nov 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Shea Peters

Somewhere between Africa’s Northern coast of Tunisia and the Southern tip of Sicily, lies the most densely populated island in the world, Malta. This tiny landmass has long been the coveted possession of almost every major empire in world history, from the Phoenicians to the Normans, and most recently the British. Unlike France, Italy, and Germany, Malta is rarely listed on the inexperienced traveler’s bucket list, making it truly the hidden gem of Europe.... Read More

The Small Kentucky Town Attracting Well-to-Do Travelers

Nov 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Shea Peters

About an hour north of the luster and flash of Downtown Nashville, lies a small Kentucky city that is full of mystery, history, and Southern elegance. Home to the soon-to-open Kentucky Grand Hotel & Spa, Bowling Green, with a locale of only 65,000 people, has big city dreams. The high-end hotel houses the two largest penthouse suites in the state of Kentucky, great for those heading into town for game days at Western Kentucky, exploring Mammoth Cave, or even the ballers coming into town to construct their own Corvette from the ground up at the Corvette Assembly Plant. ... Read More

Lexington is Much More Than Southern Hospitality & Horses

Nov 10, 2016  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

It’s been said that of the more than one million passengers who travel to Lexington through its Blue Grass Airport each year, about 600 of those are horses. Though certainly an unusual stat, this mathematical indicator is illustrative of the region’s love affair with the magnificent mammals. Upon arrival, an oversized, gilded-gold and ornately-framed portrait of Big Lex (a Thoroughbred racehorse of the 1800s named Lexington, now the municipal mascot) serves as the unofficial greeter to this city situated “where the South begins.”... Read More

Fall Foliage Road Trip: Connecticut to Vermont

Nov 4, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The east coast has been experiencing a warmer than usual autumn. Temperatures have been soaring into the ‘80s as far north as New England, making for some pretty epic opportunities to enjoy the fall foliage outdoors. Before things start to cool down, take advantage of this year’s weather and pack up your car for a colorful road trip from Lake Candlewood, Connecticut to Lake Champlain, Vermont. Get your playlist ready, pack your favorite sweaters, throw in your hiking boots, and check out our guide to an east coast excursion.... Read More

Hamburg's Stunning $1 Billion Concert Venue Opens After 10 Years

Nov 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Much like Chicago Cubs fans, Hamburg’s residents can finally breathe a sigh of relief now that the Elbphilharmonie is finally completed. Started almost a decade ago, Pritzker-winning architects Herzog & de Meuron will debut their beautifully-designed, $1 billion concert venue on November 4.... Read More

 
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