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Seaview House Hotel: a tranquil resting place along Ireland’s southwestern coast

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

With the onward expansion of multi-national, multi-hotel groups, it is often refreshing to stay at independent, stand-alone places that offer something a little different as ... Read More

Domaine de Rochevilaine: a coastal gem in Brittany, France

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Is there a better way of enjoying a slice of the beautiful Bretagne region of western France than sitting outside on a whicker lounge-chair on a private, stonewalled terrace adjoining a suite at Domaine de Rochevilaine gazing out over a r... Read More

Radisson Blu Edwardian, Manchester, England: creative design in convenient downtown location

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Aside from its convenient location - right in the heart of the bustling downtown area, close to many tourist sites - the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Manchester, England, is adorned with a rich diversity of esoteric artworks. Walking around t... Read More

Gilpin Lake House: a bucolic setting in the heart of the English Lake District

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Fancy a getaway vacation amidst the tranquil English Lake District complete with wonderful spa treatments and delicious food? The Gilpin Lake House, owned and run by the Cunliffe family, may be just the place. ... Read More

The Daffodil Hotel & Spa: a historical property in England’s Wordsworth country

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Perhaps it’s only natural that a hotel located in the heart of England's scenic Lake District should be named after the area's most famous poet's most famous poem - William Wordsworth's ode to the eponymous flowe... Read More

Moresby Hall: a millennium-old, English country guesthouse

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

The lighted granite stone façade and leaded windows of Moresby Hall in Cumbria, northwest England, are magnificent, even in the dark of evening. Such is the visual effect of this 1,000-old building converted into a hotel lying 20 mi... Read More

Sea Crest Beach Hotel Offers Quintessential Cape Cod Escape

Aug 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

One of the best things about living in New England is heading down to Cape Cod each summer. From the white sand beaches and gray shingled cottages to the salt water taffy shops and ice cream stands, there is nothing quite like a visit here.... Read More

Luxury Honeymoon Destinations

Aug 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Evita Williams

Planning your special day is an important task for all couples and so is your honeymoon. You want to make sure you can embrace a destination that will have it all – luxury, atmosphere, romance and stunning views. We have created the perfect... Read More

Extravagant Rome

Aug 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Kelly Leighton

Rome- The eternal city, brimming with the richest history, art, culture and beauty. What better way to fall in love with such a place than to be surrounded in pure luxury. We have rounded up some of the most extravagant spots for you to truly over... Read More

Top Destinations and Resorts that Spark Up Romance in Bali

Aug 18, 2014  |   Contributor: James Pattrick

Bali is often referred to as a paradise on earth and it is not a surprise that most of the tourists come here to spend the holiday of their lifetime. With a reigning tropical climate all around the year and abundance of natural attractions that ar... Read More

New London Proves a Great Getaway for History Buffs Visiting Connecticut

Aug 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

New London's Historic District on the Thames River waterfront is just a salty breeze away from Long Island Sound on Connecticut's southeastern shore. New London's entire population is well under 30,000, pretty small compared to the state’s other coastal cities (like Bridgeport and New Haven) when exploring urban Connecticut. This town has a commuter rail, regular ferry service, and an Amtrak Acela stop all within the District limits.... Read More

6 Reasons to Visit Rio de Janeiro After 2014 FIFA World Cup

Aug 8, 2014  |   Contributor: stephen rogers

Between reeling from the success of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and preparing for the 2016 Summer Olympics, there’s never been a better time to visit Rio de Janerio. TripHobo lists down the reason why you shouldn’t post... Read More

Luxurious Alternatives to Five-Star Hotels

Aug 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Tracie Heffernan

For luxury-minded travelers who crave authenticity without sacrificing service, a new twist on the shared economy combines the localized approach of AirBnB with the red-carpet reliability of a five-star hotel. Whether you seek an urban escape or b... Read More

The most beautiful hotel in the world: Emirates Palace

Aug 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Claudia Gollini

Costing approximately $3 billion to build, Emirates Palace has 394 rooms and suites, 40 meeting and conference rooms, a white sand beach, a myriad of pools and fountains, a sumptuous spa, marble imported from 13 different countries and over 1,000... Read More

BBQ That Brings Down The House: Roadhouse LA

Aug 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Laughs prove improvisation can work. The same can be said about food. In this instance, BBQ adjacent to the Hollywood Improv comedy club on Melrose. Roadhouse LA opened its doors last year then made a change in chefs. The results equate to laughs for a stand up comedian...BBQ that brings down the house. Modernist Global BBQ is the moniker attached to this West Hollywood play on BBQ. Thus, craft cocktails are a large focus with due attention to beer.... Read More

6 Island Destinations for a Relaxing Holiday

Aug 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Sonia Allen

It really is not surprising that some rich and famous people, such as Richard Branson and Johnny Depp, often end up buying paradise island getaways for their very own personal use. After all, who among us wouldn’t do the same given... Read More

Swiss Rail Tours Through the Canton of Graubunden

Aug 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Dennis Payne

Perhaps the love affair between the Swiss and their trains began one hundred-fifty years ago when one rail line began running between Zurich and Baden. That daily train brought fresh bread from the bakeries of Baden into Zurich homes with the unfo... Read More

Travel Brazil for Luxury, Romance and Adventure

Aug 6, 2014  |   Contributor: James Pattrick

Whether your idea of the perfect vacation involves spectacular beaches, sophisticated nightclubs, or exploring the little known reaches of a unique ecosystem, there is something for you in Brazil. Knowledgeable travelers find that the country offe... Read More

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