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A Romantic Escape in Friday Harbor: America's Most Charming Seaport

Oct 31, 2017  |   Contributor: Beth Graham

Just a short ferry ride from Seattle lies one of the country’s most charming villages, the seaport of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. This small enclave is filled with history coupled with eclectic boutiques, art galleries and fine dining.... Read More

Lanai's Manele Golf Course Could Be the Most Heavenly Course in Hawaii

Oct 24, 2017  |   Contributor: Tim Cotroneo

In 1992, the Dole Food Company left Lanai, Hawaii’s most sparsely populated island. The pineapple company’s departure meant the loss of employment for almost a third of the island’s population. But the Four Seasons Resort and Jack Nicklaus arrived that same year. As they say on Lanai, “When one door closes, another opens.”... Read More

From Aiyanna Ibiza To Barcelo Portinatx: The Essential Luxury Guide To Ibiza

Oct 23, 2017  |   Contributor: Selene Nelson

Thought it’s known most for its thumping nightlife, anyone who’s ever visited Ibiza knows there’s much more to this Spanish island than just partying. The season may be winding down but Ibiza is always in style, and whatever time of year you visit, the White Isle will draw you in with its unique and bewitching allure.... Read More

Fall In Love With Greece In The Low Season

Oct 20, 2017  |   Contributor: Carin von Berg

Year after year, the Greek Isles continue to top the list for sun-seeking jetsetters full of wanderlust and plenty of cash. Fortunately for last-minute travelers, the low season offers affordable lodging, thinner crowds and mild weather. October through May are the best times to visit Greece in the off season because shops, restaurants and hotels are open, ferry service is plentiful and it is not as chilly or wet as during the winter and early spring months.... Read More

Shop the Holidays Away in the Heart of New York City

Oct 19, 2017  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

One of my favorite annual trips is to New York City during the holidays. The “winter village” in Bryant Park, the Rockefeller Christmas tree, the skating in Central Park: I love all of it. I also love bundling up for a shopping excursion and the cozy moments post-trip with high tea time and delectable treats.... Read More

Toast Your Visit to Paris With a Tour of the Historical Champagne Region

Oct 17, 2017  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

Just whisper the word “Champagne” and voila, you are speaking French. When you think of celebrations, Champagne is often the first thing that pops into mind. Visit the Champagne region of France and you will be enchanted with its history, geography and sites; not to mention the warm welcome from growers, producers and Champagne houses who are waiting to offer you the fruits of their labor.... Read More

Enjoy Luxurious Ocean Cruising Aboard the Award-Winning Viking Star

Oct 11, 2017  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

True to its namesake, Viking Cruises' new fleet of ocean vessels—including its first ship, Viking Star—is poised to conquer all on the high seas. How can Viking, a newcomer to ocean cruising (which set sail less than three years ago), be named by Travel + Leisure readers as “World’s #1 Best Ocean Cruise Line?"... Read More

Switzerland's Canton of Vaud Has It All: Lakes, Mountains, Wines and Charlie Chaplin

Oct 6, 2017  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

With an arrival timed to Swiss National Day, a holiday that symbolizes the 1291 founding of the Federation around which Switzerland was formed, celebratory fireworks seem to shout: “Welcome to Vaud.”... Read More

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