Discovering Tranquility: The Homestead Madison Bed & Breakfast
Nestled in the charming coastal town of Madison, Connecticut, The Homestead Madison bed & breakfast is a hidden gem that offers guests a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its picturesque location and warm hospitality, it is no wonder why this charming establishment has become a beloved destination for travelers seeking rest and relaxation...More...
Exploring the Rhythms of Memphis: Where Culture and Music Collide
Nestled along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Memphis, Tennessee, stands as a vibrant city that pulses with the rhythms of history, culture, and music. With its rich heritage, iconic landmarks, and influential music scene, Memphis has rightfully earned its place as a beacon of American culture. Memphis offers an all encompassing experience that captivates the hearts of visitors and locals alike. This Tennessee gem, known as the birthplace of blues and the home of rock 'n' roll, has a timeless allure that continues to draw people from...More...
Portland Harbor Hotel: A Coastal Oasis in the Heart of Maine
Nestled along the picturesque waterfront of Portland, Maine, the Portland Harbor Hotel stands as an inviting sanctuary that seamlessly blends modern luxury with the charm and natural beauty of its surroundings. This boutique hotel, situated in the vibrant Old Port district, offers guests an unforgettable experience of comfort, elegance, and an authentic taste of Maine's coastal hospitality. From its sophisticated accommodations to its exceptional amenities and impeccable service...More...
The J HOUSE Greenwich: A Luxurious Retreat in Connecticut
Nestled in the picturesque town of Greenwich, Connecticut, The J House Greenwich is a luxurious hotel that offers an unforgettable stay. With its modern design, impeccable service, and top-notch amenities, this hotel is the perfect place for a romantic getaway, family vacation or a business trip. The best part is that it is also pet-friendly! As soon as you enter the doors of JHouse Greenwich, you are greeted by an atmosphere of refined opulence. The hotel's sleek and contemporary design, adorned with carefully curated art pieces, creates an ambiance that is both inviting and captivating...More...
Gaylord Opryland: A Must Visit in Nashville
Located just minutes from downtown Nashville, Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center is the perfect base for exploring Music City. This one-of-a-kind luxury destination is situated on 280 acres of land and features 2,888 guest rooms, including 171 suites, and over 750,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The hotel has a fascinating history that dates back to the 1970s. It was originally built by the Opryland USA entertainment firm...More....
The Catskills: A Beautiful Socially-Distanced Escape
It seems like everyday there is a new variant announced, making us want to stay socially distanced and curb our travel adventures. Fortunately the Catskills are a beautiful year round escape where you can safely stay socially distanced while enjoying everything that nature has to offer. From hiking to skiing there is something for everyone to enjoy. We recently went on a relaxing weekend getaway to the Catskills and have recommendations on where to stay, what to do and where to eat...More...
Ghost Hunting 101 at the Lord Baltimore Hotel!
Have you ever experienced paranormal activity or wanted to? If you are like me, you have learned all about ghosts, ghost hunting and hauntings via movies like the Ghostbusters, The Shining, The Sixth Sense and many others. Unfortunately most of those movies exaggerate a little. Have you run into Slimer on the street?!
If you have any desire to learn about REAL ghosts, ghost hunts and seances you need to visit the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Built in 1928 and one of the Historic Hotels of America, the Lord Baltimore Hotel is one of the Top 10 Most Haunted Hotels in the United States..More...
Hotel Pennsylvania Celebrates 100 Years with a Facelift!
Did you know that the Hotel Pennsylvania was once the largest hotel in the world?
The Hotel Pennsylvania was built in 1919 and featured 2200 rooms with baths which was very innovative of the time. The hotel was also the first to offer room service to its guests. The hotel has had many interesting guests over the years like Harry Houdini, William Faulkner, Clara Bow and many others. Ranking fourth in size amongst New York City hotels, the Hotel Pennsylvania’s prime Midtown location is unbeatable. The hotel is situated directly across from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station and features 1705 hotel rooms. The Hotel Pennsylvania is...More...
FIVE Reasons You MUST Visit the Sweetest Place on Earth!
When you think of Hershey, Pennsylvania images of chocolate and amusement park rides fill your mind. After our visit to Hershey this past weekend, we have learned that there is so much more to this historic city and many more reasons to visit....More...
Turks & Caicos: A Luxurious Escape
Freezing cold temperatures, overpriced parties, a slew of tourists and insanely priced taxis - we decided to escape New Year's Eve in New York City for a relaxing vacation in Turks & Caicos! We were looking for relaxation, beautiful beaches and great food - Turks and Caicos met every expectation and then some.
Turks & Caicos is known for its luxurious hotels, beautiful beaches and celebrity visitors/residents. Turks & Caicos is actually a group of 40 islands that comprise this paradise. We highly recommend staying on Providenciales, which is the biggest island and most developed. The islands of Turks & Caicos are all fairly small and you can get around easily via taxi or car rental...More...
A Fall Weekend Getaway in the Hamptons
Did you know that Summer isn't the only time that you can have fun in the Hamptons? We decided to visit Southampton for a relaxing weekend getaway and explore all that the Hamptons has to offer during Autumn. What we learned is that there is something to do for everyone!
The Hamptons is known for their sprawling estates, beautiful beaches, celebrities and the high life. There are plenty of houses to rent on AirBnb.com and best of all since it's off season...More...
Memorable Experiences with Marriott Moments
Marriott has teamed up with thousands of local-area experts and celebrities to recommend their favorite sites to see and must-do activities all across the globe! Chefs, Singers, Actresses and more share their recommendations on what to see and do called "Marriott Moments" . In addition to booking these unique experiences online, Marriott has brought the ability to find and book experiences to Facebook Messenger. Anyone can chat with Marriott Rewards or SPG on Facebook Messenger to get location based recommendations of close-by Marriott Moments they can purchase on their phone...More...
A Dream Getaway: Dreams Resort & Spa Tulum
Stunning beaches, decadent cuisine, amazing rooms... the Dreams Resort & Spa Tulum is an all-inclusive haven for anyone that wants an escape from reality. We were invited on a 3-day getaway to experience all that this resort and Tulum has to offer. We were so impressed with the amenities of the resort that we never left the property!
Once we arrived at this beautiful resort, we were greeted with cocktails and a brief description of the property, amenities and restaurants. Unlike a majority of all-inclusive resorts, the Dreams Resort & Spa Tulum does not require reservations at their fine dining restaurants leaving guests unencumbered with the stress of planning...More...
Carnival Horizon will Serve Teppanyaki at Sea
Carnival Cruise Line will introduce its first-ever teppanyaki dining venue when the new 133,500-ton Carnival Horizon debuts in Europe in Spring 2018. Teppanyaki is a traditional method of Japanese cooking which combines ancient cooking techniques with modern performance art to create a feast that is both culinary and visual.
Located on Carnival Horizon’s Promenade Deck, Bonsai Teppanyaki will offer a wide-ranging menu with authentic delicacies from the Far East prepared by highly skilled chefs who will create tantalizing dishes on custom-built stations that form the center of the venue’s two eight-seat tables...More...
Surfside: A Sunny Escape from the Snowy Winter!
Even though today is just the first official day of winter according to the Farmer's Almanac, it feels like we have been suffering through the snow, ice and chilly temperatures for a couple of weeks already! With the colder weather comes the usual questions. When will it end? How many layers do I need to put on to stay warm? Is 30 really the new 20? If you are as sick of this weather as we are - it's time to ESCAPE!
Fortunately warm weather, stunning beaches, luxury oceanfront accommodations and delicious dining can be found just a few hours away! Where is this tropical paradise pray tell? It is the wonderful town of Surfside in Florida...More...
Andaz Announce Four New Hotels!
On October 4, 2016 in NYC , Andaz Hotel announced the launch of four new properties in a BIG way! Media and Guests were invited to celebrate the launch of four new properties in New Delhi, Ottawa, Mayakoba and Scottsdale at a party that immersed guests into an international experience.
The Andaz 5th Avenue Hotel was transformed into a travelers paradise where guests were given a taste of each property in each of four rooms.
Music, food and art immersed guests with a taste of each property. Andaz boutique hotel properties provide travelers with experiential offerings that authentically channel each new property’s local culture such as a tutorial on the ancient Mayan ritual of smudging...More...
Camping Made Easy with MOONLIGHT!
It’s hard to enjoy the great outdoors when you show up to the campsite one sleeping bag short. Good news! You can finally stop worrying about miscommunication and the general stress that goes along with planning a camping trip. Active Network, LLC has just launched the Moonlight app, a social-based platform and organizational toolkit designed to maximize your next camping experience. Whether you’re planning a low-key day hike or a weeklong traverse through the wilderness, the intuitive app caters to both novice and seasoned campers alike.
Moonlight provides a shareable mobile hub where all of the trip details and tasks can be collaborated by the group. With juggling the reservation information and figuring out who’s responsible for bringing what, camping sometimes seems like more trouble than it’s worth...More...
Chicago: It Will Blow You Away!
Known for its great beauty, history and culture, Chicago is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The city is home to plenty of exciting attractions, fine dining, shopping and is the birthplace of the modern skyscraper. We got a chance to explore this "Windy City" and wanted to share our tips on where to stay, what to eat and what to do!
Thirty minutes from the Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the stylish Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. This 1200-room centrally located hotel features spacious and stylish hotel rooms/suites that include HD flat screen TVs and ergonomic furnishings with spectacular downtown city and lake views...More...
Marriott Selects La La Anthony as Resident Mom of the Year
Residence Inn by Marriott held a grand celebration at their Midtown Manhattan location to announce Actress and NYT Best Seller, La La Anthony as the 2016 Resident Mom of the Year. La La has had an impressive career trajectory, from radio and television personality; to actress and beauty entrepreneur; to best-selling author and producer. Her most important roles, however, remain closer to home as a mom to her son Kiyan and wife to her husband and Basketball Player, Carmelo Anthony.
The Resident Mom award, now in its sixth year, highlights the brand’s continued commitment to celebrating moms. Residence Inn makes family travel easier and enables moms...More...
Explore the Globe Easily with DK!
Since 2002, DK Publishing has provided travelers with resources that highlight the best of everything for over 80 global travel destinations. From dining to hotels, DK Eyewitness Travel Top 10 Guides have been a useful source that has helped millions of travelers save countless hours on trip planning. By providing lists that detail the best places to stay, eat, see and do, their guides have been a must-have for savvy travelers!
This February, DK Publishing will release a new version of their DK Eyewitness Travel Top 10 which includes a huge upgrade from their previous editions with a streamlined look...More...
Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2016
Are you looking for your next travel adventure? The year has just begun and before you plan your next vacation check out the top picks on where to travel for 2016! Get ready to pack your bags and head on to one of our top ten hot spots...More...
Sit By the Fire with Royalton
The iconic Royalton, a Midtown New York boutique hotel, opened in 1988 and set the paradigm that would define the modern day boutique hotel. Today the property serves as the stylish living room of Manhattan. Its chic lobby is a social center – a place to see and be seen! The hotel is again setting a new standard with its launch of the "Royalton Fireplace". Developed in partnership with Brooklyn...More...
A Taste of Napa
Looking for a Romantic Getaway?
A short hour away from San Francisco, Napa Valley is one of the most well known wine producing regions in the United States. With hundreds of vineyards and fine dining, this region is a romantic getaway for couples. We visited this beautiful region and wanted to share our tips on where to stay, what to eat and what to do.
The Vintage Inn, AAA Four Diamond hotel and sister property of the neighboring Villagio Inn and Spa, is located in the heart of beautiful Yountville, California. Yountville is an epicurean wonderland, home to the French Laundry, Bottega Napa Valley...More...
Fort Lauderdale: A Relaxing Getaway
Looking for a relaxing vacation spot?
The state of Florida is a popular destination for beautiful beaches, amusement parks and nightlife. There are many places in Florida that are great for a family getaway or a romantic weekend, one such city is Fort Lauderdale. The city is quiet compared to its Miami neighbor, but still has the beauty and weather we come to expect when visiting Florida. We embarked on a relaxing three-day stay in Fort Lauderdale and wanted to share our tips on where to stay, what to eat and what to do.
Nestled in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, the Swedish family owned and operated Pelican Grand Beach Resort is a stunning luxury retreat which is perfect for a family or a couples getaway...More...
A Splash of San Diego
Looking for a fun adventure in a beautiful California City?
Beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine, amazing weather and fun nightlife... San Diego has it all. This beautiful city in California has the perfect weather year round and is the perfect place to relax, explore and enjoy. We embarked on a 3-day adventure in this beautiful city and have some recommendations on where to stay, where to eat and what to do!
Located at the foot of the Gaslamp Quarter, the Hard Rock San Diego Hotel is the most conveniently located and trendiest hotel in the area. The Hard Rock brand has been synonymous with music, memorabilia, celebrities and nightlife. With over 198 venues in 63 countries the Hard Rock brand is one of the most globally recognized brands in the world...More...
Adventures Through South Texas: San Antonio & Austin
Looking for advice on where to go in the Lone Star State?
Texas, commonly referred to as the "Lone Star State", is a destination worth visiting for its culture, food and the wonderful hospitality of its local people. We decided to embark on a journey through Texas and were invited to stay at several Marriott properties throughout South Texas.
As the saying goes "San Antonio is everybody's second home" , we learned why that saying exists when we embarked on our adventure in this Texas oasis. San Antonio is one of the oldest and is the 7th largest city in the United States. The city is filled with historical landmarks, beautiful landscapes and a lot of German and Mexican influence...More...
An Iconic Gem in the Heart of Providence
Looking for a Quick Getaway?
Summer is the best time for adventures and quick getaways. The weather is beautiful and what better time to use your vacation days. A great short getaway is a trip to one of the oldest cities in the United States- Providence, Rhode Island. This quaint city is a only three-hour ride from Manhattan by train. On our recent trip to Providence, we were invited to stay at the luxurious and historic Providence Biltmore Hotel located in downtown Providence.
Built in the neo-Federal Beaux-arts style in 1922, for over ninety years the Providence Biltmore Hotel has been a landmark in the heart of Providence. The hotel has been home to countless events, weddings, meetings and special events.
This stunning historic hotel was recently acquired by the Hilton Curio Collection in November of 2015...More...
A Modern Luxury Hotel in the Heart of the Nation's Capital
Planning a trip to the Nations Capital?
History, culture, politics, monuments and museums- our nation’s capital Washington, DC brings a number of images to mind. The city embodies so many historical moments and beauty with its French architecture, it's no wonder that it is a top location for both tourists and business travelers!
On our recent visit to this beautiful city, we were invited to stay at the luxurious and trendy Dupont Circle Hotel. The hotel has been family-owned and operated since 1997 and is a member of the luxurious Doyle Collection from Ireland. It offers guests boutique-style personal service and comfort in one of the capital’s iconic neighborhoods, Dupont Circle. Just steps away from Embassy Row, seven blocks from the White House, close to famed art galleries and museums, and just one minute away from the Dupont Circle Metro Station, this hotel is not only luxurious but conveniently located....More...
Exploring the Finger Lakes Region of New York
Have you heard about the Finger Lakes region but did not know anything about them or where they were located?
We embarked on a two day adventure to explore the Finger Lakes region and have a lot of information to share! The Finger Lakes are approximately a five hour drive from Manhattan, located in Upstate New York. The Finger Lakes are a pattern of lakes in the west-central section of . A popular tourist destination, the lakes are long and narrow resembling fingers- hence the name. The cities located in the Finger Lakes region include Syracuse, Rochester, Corning and more. Popular activities in the Finger Lakes region include skiing, ice skating, glass making, wine tasting and much more. With a lot things to see and do the first stop on our adventure was Dinosaur Bar-B-Que...More...
Want to Be Treated Like Royalty?
Get Treated Like Royalty Aboard the Maharajas’ Express!
Awarded "Best Luxury Train" by CNBC Travel in 2010 and named 1st runner up in the Readers Choice Award for Conde Nast Traveler in 2011, India’s newest luxury train, Maharajas’ Express, takes travelers on a decadent journey to explore the splendor of the rich Indian landscape, from majestic forts and palaces to natural bounty and untamed wildlife. Owned and operated by the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), this luxury train offers a range of five incredible itineraries between the months of September and April, which include exotic experiences such as meeting the royal family at Balasinor while visiting the largest dinosaur fossil park, exploring the erotic temples of Khajuraho, lunching at an elephant polo match in Jaipur, enjoying a cocktail sundowner on the sand dunes of Bikaner, indulging in a champagne breakfast overlooking the immortal beauty of the Taj Mahal, and riding a boat on the Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi to witness the ancient ritual ceremony of offering prayers by lighting lamps...More...