Yet another stunning addition to the Kessler Collection has been unveiled, this time alongside huge rocks with rushing water amid tumbling low-level waterfalls in Greenville, in a region fondly called Upcounty South Carolina.
It’s been three years since we last visited Savannah, GA. Pulling up to the new JW Marriott Plant Riverside District, it’s a joy to see that a city so old can embrace something so new: a grand achievement reviving a defunct electrical power plant along the Savannah River into a new district devoted to entertainment.
Every notable major American city has that iconic hotel so closely associated with it that you can’t think of one without the other. For music-loving Memphis, TN, that spot is the historic Peabody Hotel, self-proclaimed “living room of Memphis” for good reason.
I knew I was off to a great start researching some of the excitement around Montreal’s 375th anniversary when a stretch limo met me at the airport. But when the driver pulled up to the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, I knew instant joy.
As journalists specializing in cruising, we've found something to love on every sailing, whether with a handful of passengers on a barge in Europe or with 4,000 on a megaship, but we have to admit there's a special excitement about setting sail on a brand new cruse ship.
Decked out in our chef jackets bearing the embroidered words Fearrington House, our group of seven arrives in the kitchen at five-star Fearrington House Restaurant ready to cook seafood. (It's pronounced FAIR-ring-ton.)