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Guide to a Luxury Ski Vacation in Vail: Where to Stay, Eat & Shop

Jan 29, 2013  |   Contributor: Carrie Coolidge

Vail, the largest ski resort in the U.S., is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a series of special events, concerts, ski races and other exciting activities. There has never been a better time to visit Vail one of the most iconic, top-rated ski destinations in the world. A haven for skiers of all levels, Vail offers something for everyone, including non-skiers who simply want to enjoy the alpine experience, luxurious accommodations, great restaurants, spas and boutiques.... Read More

Find Romance in These Unusual "Hideouts" This Valentine's Day

Jan 28, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

If you are tired of all of those typical luxury hotel “romance packages” including but a few chocolate-covered pieces of fruit and a glass of champagne, you’re probably not alone. These days, most people want a unique and exciting Valentine's Day experience that creates memories to last a lifetime—especially when they are trying to pamper, impress, or connect with the one they love. To help inspire some out-of-the-box romance this February, we found some pretty special, intimate, quirky, and over-the-top "hideouts" around the world. You may just want to disappear together to one of these private and opulent retreats, or find a secluded spot to call your own for years to come.... Read More

Perfect Your Downward Facing Dog on a Yoga Safari in the Serengeti

Jan 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Extraordinary Journeys is teaming up with ecotourism company Asilia Africa to offer a truly exhilarating, yet relaxing Tanzanian luxury vacation. During their Yoga Safari, you will experience the excitement of sleeping in close proximity to the River Mara, full of violently territorial hippopotamus and sneering crocodiles. Not to worry, twice-daily yoga should bring you back to center. Extraordinary Journeys tailors the yoga portion of your safari to fit your level of expertise, so that even beginners can enjoy a sun salutation or two, welcoming the orb as it blazes up from the Serengeti every morning.... Read More

8 Indulgent Valentine's Day Packages Over $10,000

Jan 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Valentine’s Day can be a difficult time of year; whether you are trying to find the perfect gift for the love of your life, or trying to find the love of your life to give a gift to, it’s a turbulent day in most people’s lives. To make things a little easier-in the gift department, a number of luxury hotels are offering incredible romance packages over $10,000 to make sure that your love is expressed to its fullest extent.... Read More

Air Travel Just Got a Little Easier With Tailored Arrival

Jan 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

We all dread the airport—all of those rules and regulations, invasive technology, consolidation of liquids, and of course the hassle of waiting at baggage claim. And you don't even want to think about what happens when they mistake that innocent souvenir for something more menacing. Seattle-based company, Tailored Arrival seeks to change the way we think about luxury travel by taking some stress out of the process.... Read More

Take an Exhilarating Tour of South Africa & Antarctica for $128,000 Per Person

Jan 15, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Online custom luxury travel resource Zicasso is offering the ultimate tour of South Africa, the Seychelles and Antarctica for an unprecedented $128,000 per person. The 14-day journey is available for a group of eight elite travelers who desire the best of everything on an exotic excursion.... Read More

Explore Chile's Patagonia Sur Reserves on an Exclusive A&K Adventure

Jan 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Patagonia Sur Reserves, host of many extraordinary wilderness adventures, welcomes Abercrombie & Kent’s Marco Polo Club this March for an 11-day, all-inclusive luxury vacation through Chile’s dazzling landscapes and culturally rich locations. Travel by land, sea and air, experiencing to the fullest of your ability the country's traditions and natural beauty, without sacrificing the comforts of home.... Read More

Experts Predict the Hottest Travel Trends for 2013

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

In a shocking turn of events, the Mayan calendar's predictions did not come true. So now what? I guess it's time to take that exciting luxury vacation you've always dreamed of before the world potentially comes to an end again.... Read More

Wedding Secrets From Hawaii's Premier Nuptial Resource The Wedding Café

Jan 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Hawaii is a dream luxury wedding destination that seems beyond reach to many people because of its distance, potential hit on the pocketbook, and potential for logistical problems (it’s hard to decide on a minister from 3,000 miles away). Many rely on a hotel’s in-house wedding service or an island-based wedding planner to work out details...but couples in the know start in one place: The Wedding Café, in Ward Warehouse, Honolulu.... Read More

Extreme Storm Chaser Reed Timmer Gets Travelers Through Blizzards, Twisters & More

Jan 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Just one month into the winter of 2012-2013, it seems pretty clear that severe weather is becoming a given, not a freak occurrence. For travelers who need to deal with tornado warnings, impending blizzards, hurricanes and other potentially catastrophic weather situations, Reed Timmer of Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers is here to tell you how to plan wisely, avoid panic, and make it through the most extreme storms.... Read More

A Culinary Tour of Hilton Head Island's Best Places to Wine and Dine

Jan 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

There’s a lot more to Hilton Head Island than just beaches and golf courses as we discovered on our recent trip to the area’s Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance. The South Carolina retreat is also home to the 28th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival, taking place in March, one of the East Coast’s largest tented wine festivals. In the meantime, however, there are plenty of options for indulging your gourmet leanings at the area’s many fine restaurants which offer a wide range of wines and cuisines as well as some special features elevating them above mere places to eat.... Read More

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