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Globus - Alaska's Nature's Best Tour

Mark and his family joined Globus on our “Nature’s Best: Alaska” tour, he will be sharing his firsthand experience. The highlights of the trip were the scenery, sled dogs, bears, whales, and the fact that we never saw darkness. Fortunately, the hotel rooms had adequate draperies. Denali National Park is even more beautiful in person than...

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Top 4 Places In The World To Go Hot Air Ballooning

Imagine yourself silently drifting along under colourful silk, cradled in a giant basket. You’re part of the breeze and Nature as you tranquilly float on the air over undisturbed scenery below. Your pilot lets the heat in the balloon drop to silently lower you closer to your birds’ eye view… then lifts you to majestic heights...

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Why This Mexican Mountain Town Keeps Getting Voted 'Best Small City In The World'

When you think of Mexico, famous beach towns may come first to mind. But Mexico is more than its coasts. And one place, the ‘Heart of Mexico’, half a day’s drive northwest of Mexico City in the Colonial Highlands, has again been named ‘Best Small City in the World’*. It’s just the latest recognition of the charms of...

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3 Hallowe'en Traditions With Roots in Ancient Celtic Ireland

Frightful Hallowe’en is many people’s top holiday of the year – but did you know that we can thank ancient Ireland for our favorite Hallowe’en traditions? Travel to Ireland these days, and you’ll still be able to connect with the origins of Celtic culture that still swirl in the mists of time in Ireland’s Ancient East.Today’s Hallowe’en...

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Five Caribbean Hotels Reopening in Time for Holiday Getaways

by Jessica Montevago The Caribbean remains one of the largely accessible travel destinations for Americans, and has been popular choice for those looking to safely enjoy a vacation. As more islands have opened their borders once again to international travelers, resorts across the region have announced reopening plans. Belmond Cap Juluca, Anguilla, reopening Nov. 1 Belmond...

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KLM has revealed the future of flight. Hint: You'll be sitting IN the wings.

If you’re one of those travelers who always picks a seat over the wing, you’re in luck. In this new-concept aircraft, you – and every other passenger on board – will be flying IN the wings. They call it the Flying –V. And it’s a whole new vision of passenger flight.“Tube-and-wing” design has defined planes since the...

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Arizona's CIVANA Wellness Resort Reopens

by Jessica Montevago Located in the high Sonoran Desert just outside of Scottsdale, Arizona, CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa are welcoming guests again. The destination wellness resort – recently ranked #3 on Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World’s Best Awards list for “Top 15 Domestic Spas” – offers personalized wellness experiences, empathetic hospitality and enhanced safety and wellbeing...

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Santa's Not Just Making Toys in His Village Above the Arctic Circle in Lapland

It’s exactly 3 months until Christmas, and we know Santa and his elves are working full throttle. But not just putting in overtime in the workshop and training the team for their big flight Christmas Eve. Santa's got a new summer gig. Finnish Lapland, with its Arctic landscapes, Northern Lights, ancient winter customs and herds of wild...

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Cruising Again by November? Industry Association Lays Out Formula to Start Sailing

You might be on a cruise in the Caribbean before the holidays. Cruising in the Americas – that’s the cruise region for the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America - could begin again in about a month’s time, if significant industry developments this week bear fruit. Testing the Waters in EuropeAny regular reader of our newsletters will...

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More Sandals Resorts Reopen in October

Sandals Resorts International will reopen four more resorts throughout October. Beginning this week, Sandals Grenada and Sandals South Coast will welcome visitors on Oct. 1, 2020. Sandals Royal Plantation will officially open to guests on Oct. 8, followed by Beaches Turks & Caicos on Oct. 14. The lineup will join presently opened: Sandals Grande Antigua, Sandals...

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