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6 Unlikely Wine Regions Around the World

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  4 Comments

Certain parts of the world are like sacred ground for oenophiles, namely France and Northern California. But a number of unexpected locales are also getting into the wine business and turning out vintages that are receiving a lot of attention.... Read More

How Did They Name That Town?

Aug 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  2 Comments

Fact: There are 28 Springfields in the United States, according to the United States Census Bureau—and that’s not even the most-recurring place name in the country. But for every uninspired destination name, there’s one that’s so wacky, you might wonder whether some town official from way-back-when named it on a dare.... Read More

4 Favorite Leaf Peeping Destinations in the U.S. This Fall

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

We know summer isn’t officially over just yet, but what’s the harm in looking ahead to some great fall travel destinations? Besides the crisp weather and wardrobe change, a tale-tell sign that autumn has arrived is the colorful conversion of the leaves around us—from vibrant yellow and orange to deep red and brown.... Read More

Top 5 Things to See & Do in Door County, Wisconsin

Aug 14, 2012  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  3 Comments

May I introduce you to Door County? If "Where?" should be your response to this question, you are not in the minority. But should you overlook Door County, called the Cape Cod of the Midwest, you are making a mistake. First, let me tell you just where Door County is located. This region is the Wisconsin peninsula that juts into the water between Green Bay (to the west) and Lake Michigan (to the east).... Read More

Falling for Virginia

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

A true wine touring experience is not only what you sample, it’s about what you do, see, smell, and taste along the way. The beautiful Commonwealth of Virginia offers endless possibilities for exploration and discovery all year round—and harvest time is no exception when Virginia invites you to "Discover your Local Crush" during October, Virginia Wine month.... Read More

Touring World Famous Architecture Destinations

Aug 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz  |  1 Comment

One unsung bonus of travel is that it makes students of us all. Subjects like religion, world history and art—which many people snoozed through in school—become a thousand times more interesting when you’re actually in the place that that the saints walked and the world-changing battles were fought.... Read More

Glamping & Luxury Safaris in Kenya | Kichwa Tembo Tented Camps

Aug 8, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Glamping has become one of the hottest luxury travel trends over the past few years—up-scale tents nestled into the natural surroundings; eating meals under the stars; getting acquainted with the great outdoors and its indigenous wildlife. Thrill-seekers, families, couples and solo travelers alike have all gotten on board with this new fad. These types of resorts are located on nearly every continent, but if a trip to Africa (and a real safari that doesn't take place at an amusement park) is still on your bucket list, the tented camps of Kichwa Tembo, Kenya are a great place to cross it off.... Read More

Fun Adventure Tours For Thrill-Seekers

Aug 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

It’s a bird...it’s a plane...it’s a tourist! While fear of flying is a common travel deterrent, “flight-seeing” is an ever-more-popular luxury tourism trend. Ignore the vertigo and see the world from the greatest possible heights with adventures including everything from hot air ballooning to heli-skiing to paragliding.... Read More

4 Private Jet Tours Flying Around the World This Fall

Aug 3, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Traveling to some of the world's most sought after, remote and exotic locations used to mean extensive research, weeks of planning and crammed airplanes...but not anymore. Now, under the care of private jet travel companies, all you have to do is choose your dream tour, relax in the comfort of your private plane, and know every last detail is taken care of. They offer some of the best luxury vacations with itineraries revolving around everything from extraordinary islands to the Golden Triangle, to UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here are a few of the once-in-a-lifetime educational and enriching trips taking place this fall.... Read More

Where to Stay, What to Do & Where to Dine in Monte Carlo

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Emyr Thomas

The Principality of Monaco is one of those mythical places that is featured as a necessary stopover in the summer months for movie stars, captains of industry and royalty alike. It is a place to be seen, to wear your best outfits and to put it all on black at the casino.... Read More

 
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