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Rovos Rail African Train Journeys Might Just Be the Ultimate Way to Safari

Dec 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Go ahead, kick up your heels, lean back with cocktail in hand and watch the African countryside pass by inside your luxury rail car. Luxury train company Rovos Rail takes guests back to a simpler time, a time when railways ruled the travel industry and romantic locomotives regularly transported guests from location to location.... Read More

We're Dreaming of a Pink Christmas From Marrakesh to Hawaii

Dec 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Had enough of White Christmas? Looking forward to a Radiant Orchid, the color of 2014? Apparently a few design tastemakers just can’t wait either. While red, green and snow continue to dominate the holiday scene; pink is the surprise choice for maverick Christmas elves and style mavens this year. ... Read More

Marathon Tours & Travel Offers Runners the Opportunity to Run 7 Races on 7 Continents

Dec 20, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Marathon Tours and Travel is the official travel agency for the event that most athletes in the runner’s world view as the crème de la crème of the sport: the Boston Marathon. The firm is also the creator and organizer of the Antarctica Marathon and Half Marathon, which combines distance running with deluxe travel packages to create fantastic vacations for marathon runners, including an opportunity to run races on all seven continents.... Read More

The Svalbard Arctic Eclipse Adventure: View a Solar Eclipse From the Top of the World

Dec 18, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Discover Magazine, a periodical focusing on “Science for the Curious,” has partnered with TravelQuest to offer a small, select group of adventure travelers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: viewing a total solar eclipse from the top of the world.... Read More

Discovering the Best of French Influences in Switzerland's Countryside

Dec 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

A trip to Switzerland can be like visiting three separate countries—France, Germany and Italy—all uniquely distinctive, all wonderfully special, all within Switzerland. Constricted by time, I chose a French-style excursion through the country.... Read More

California's Catalina Island Is a Cozy and Romantic Winter Destination

Dec 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

If you had told me a weekend adventure out to the Californian island of Catalina would have been a good winter trip, I would have immediately disagreed and planned a warm weekend of movie theaters and indoor shopping.... Read More

Why New Mexico's Land of Enchantment Is a Great Place to Spend Christmas

Dec 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

As one of the most Catholic states and one of the poorest states in the US—but one with a world-class art capital and strong American Indian heritage—New Mexico is a memorable and unique place to be at Christmas time. Believers flock to the religious landmarks and saint galleries, skiers and hippies converge on Taos, and locals turn Santa Fe into a magical town of twinkling lights. ... Read More

Bike Tours Portugal Promises a Luxury Vacation on Two Wheels

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

While riding around on a bicycle isn’t necessarily a luxury affair, Bike Tours Portugal (BTP) has found a way to make it a little more glamorous when visiting Europe. Choosing from either guided, self-guided or tailor-made tours, guests can hop onto their very own two-wheeler for an adventure that is both eco-friendly and filled with four- and five-star accommodations.... Read More

Abu Dhabi: UAE's Booming City Quickly Becoming a Desert Oasis of Luxury

Dec 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Julie Hatfield  |  1 Comment

Like a lottery player who dreams of the beautiful things money could buy and finally hits the big number, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates revels in its wealth. Abu Dhabi has been on a mission to create a city of incredible architectural beauty ever since oil was found off its shores in 1958. It boasts cultural and educational institutions, healthcare, and luxury accommodations rarely seen these days in any other part of the world. Some call Abu Dhabi the “baby city” because it’s so new, having risen up out of the desert with stunning speed. High-rise buildings seem to appear on a daily basis.... Read More

 
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