Any day is a great day to check out the PGA National Resort & Spa's impressive $100 million renovation. We arrive in Palm Beach during the Honda Classic, a premier event on the PGA tour and can hardly wait to submerge ourselves in the "world of golf."
I'm standing in a 1,000 year old wine cellar in the medieval Tuscan hilltop town of Montepulciano, listening to a venerable wine master whose career spans 50 years. This is the beginning of a week long "Boutique Journey" introduced by Brendan Vacations in association with Slow Food Travel and I'm already captivated!
The glory of America's Gilded age can still be experienced at one of the world's quintessential resort destinations: The Breakers in Palm Beach. Early 20th century tycoons including Andrew Carnegie and J.P. Morgan came to revive and hobnob with Rockefellers, Vanderbilts and Astors. We decide to follow in their footsteps, if only for a weekend getaway!
Pristine beaches. Untouched beauty. Will the private Caribbean island of Barbuda provide the vacation paradise so often promised, but rarely delivered? It's time to find out.
Looking for a beach getaway with the WOW factor? High rise and high style, ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa in the exclusive enclave of Bal Harbour, Florida delivers the ultimate "room with a view".
Considering Los Angeles for a weekend escape? Downtown L.A. is the latest hotspot for the arts, entertainment, sports, dining, shopping and, of course, nightlife. With the opening of the dazzling new Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles, your accommodation will be another of the many pleasures that await.
The towering volcanoes of Maui and the Big Island pierce the clouds. As we descend, the dramatic black seacoast and emerald landscape of Hana on the eastern side of the island appear. Lush rainforests punctuated with towering waterfalls span below us. We've yet to land on Maui and the island is already working its enchantment.
We arrive at Ponta Dos Ganchos, an idyllic resort in Brazil's southern state of Santa Catarina...and step into a dream. The fatigue of our lengthy flight vanishes. Romance and exotic landscapes beckon.
"Picture yourself in a boat on a river with tangerine trees and marmalade skies"… Arriving at Las Alamandas reminded me of the Beatles' song, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds because it is a kaleidoscope of colors and a place of happiness on Mexico's Costalegre "Coast of Joy" with a river running through the sprawling 1,500-acre oceanfront estate.
Stonewater Cove Resort & Club is tucked away in a remote, tranquil corner of Table Rock Lake amidst the majestic splendor of the Ozarks and Mark Twain National Forest.
"The Galapagos is the jewel in Ecuador's crown," observed a fellow traveler. So how should one best view this marvel of nature? For us, the answer was to board the luxury yacht, Isabela II, and allow its gracious crew and knowledgeable naturalists to introduce us.
Paris and London...what better destinations for the ultimate girlfriend's getaway! Our goal is to recreate the glamour days of travel. Culture, shopping, haute-cuisine and luxury spa treatments are all part of the plan, so the first important choice is our selection of where to stay.
A hotel experience can define an entire trip. So, forget about the obvious choices. There are castles, palaces and manors that elevate a mere trip to a luxury travel experience.
Anna Maria Island Florida offers a wonderful setting for family vacations. Stay in private villas that offer a "laid back" luxury travel experience.
From British Columbia to the Maldives and Brazil to Upstate New York, these eco-friendly luxury lodgings offer the most spectacular locations for rejuvenation...