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All-Inclusive Resorts with the Best Food

Jul 31, 2012  |   Contributor: The Daily Meal  |  1 Comment

Budgeting for summer travel can be difficult. Extra expenses like meals, entertainment, and incidentals can quickly turn a planned bargain vacation into a bank-busting trip. So to avoid hidden fees and sticker shock, some savvy travelers are turning to all-inclusive vacations.... Read More

Olympic Host Cities After the Games | From London to Sydney (Photos)

Jul 27, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Host cities are expected to marshal tremendous resources in a relatively short time-span to create state-of-the-art constructions, first-class athletic facilities and streamlined infrastructure–all of which is under a worldwide spotlight during the Olympic Games. But these are not set pieces, to be broken down after the curtain falls.... Read More

Where Celebrities Stay, Eat and Party in Los Cabos, Mexico

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri  |  2 Comments

Los Cabos, which is situated at the southernmost tip of California’s Baja Peninsula, is the number one celebrity hotspot in Mexico, attracting A-listers such as Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney and more.... Read More

How to Enjoy a Wine Country Vacation

Jul 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Thinking about a trip to Wine Country? Forget what the tourist guides say, and get the best memories—and best bottles—using these practical pointers from insiders. We asked a wine writer, wine region rep, and two estate professionals to help.... Read More

Morocco Travel | Where to Stay, Eat & Discover Hidden Gems

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Christine Kirk  |  1 Comment

Things are not always what they seem, and Morocco is a luxurious travel destination that has been branded in a way that doesn’t do it justice. Morocco is always billed as a destination with sand dunes as far as the eye can see, and camel rides to dinners in the desert. The Real Housewives TV show and The Sex and the City movie release did little to dispel such images—and instead, simply added Manolo Blahniks to the mix.... Read More

A Surprise Vacation to Rome | An American Express Travel NEXTPEDITION

Jul 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver  |  3 Comments

There is absolutely no research, strategizing or stress in planning an American Express Travel NEXTPEDITION. Find your travel sign, take a ten-minute phone call to discuss your travel personality and let them do the rest. You will not be disappointed.... Read More

Travel to Cartagena, Colombia | A Caribbean Crown Jewel in South America

Jul 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss  |  1 Comment

Faceted at the northern peak of South America and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea is the Colombian gem Cartagena. This historic city is as far from danger as any of the hot spots of the international glitterati. It's beaches, architectural charms and gourmet dining make it a "must-see" on the bucket list for the traveler in the know, as well as a popular port city for the luxury cruise ship crowd.... Read More

Three Cool Things To Do in Maui For Free

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza  |  1 Comment

When many of us think about tropical vacations, the word “paradise,” or balmy, white sand beaches, one of the first places that comes to mind are the beautiful islands of Hawaii. It has almost become a cliché, however, the mixture of exotic terrain and eclectic cultural diversity found among... Read More

Glamping in Top Travel Destinations Around the World

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  2 Comments

Tree houses, yurts, modified Airstream trailers and other alternative shelters are making a big-city comeback as the “glamour camping” trend moves into urban centers around the world. As to the appeal of urban glamping—well, any child of the city or the suburbs who ever “camped” in the back yard on a summer night can understand.... Read More

Kaanapali | Maui "Signature" Beach

Jul 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

All of Hawaii is known for its breath-taking beaches, and Maui is no exception. Kaanapali Beach, located in the Northwest region of the island, was voted “America’s Best Beach” in 2003, not only for its white sand and clear water, but for its unique cultural and geographic attractions. The beach is home to two championship golf courses... Read More

Summer Camps For Kids Offer Five-Star Experiencies

Jul 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Nature hikes, softball, musical theater, and the occasional chaperoned overnight excursion—these used to be the components you could pretty much expect from a summer camp program anywhere in the U.S. But how things have changed. These days, certain summer camps and summer schools are offering enrichment and entertainment value on par with an adult-geared luxury vacation.... Read More

Independence Day Celebrations in Small Town, USA

Jul 2, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Fourth of July celebrations bring quality time with friends and family, delicious BBQ favorites like hot dogs and hamburgers, and a highly anticipated fireworks finale. From Maine to the Florida Keys to Arizona, small towns around the U.S. are gearing up to enjoy some good old fashioned Americana via parades, concerts and historical reenactments. We picked a few of our favorite country-wide gatherings to inspire some patriotic pride for the holiday.... Read More

 
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