VIBRANT VIETNAM

The mysterious, exotic and fun sides of the central coast.

The Japanese Covered Bridge is a centerpiece in Hoi An’s UNESCO World Heritage designated downtown and a visible reminder of the town’s port city past.

The Japanese Covered Bridge is a centerpiece in Hoi An’s UNESCO World Heritage designated downtown and a visible reminder of the town’s port city past.

When telling others I was […]

A MONTH DOWN UNDER

2 countries, 13 cities and a newfound sense of adventure.

One of the biggest cities in Australia, Sydney offers beautiful beaches, eclectic shopping and top-notch culture. What more could you ask for?

One of the biggest cities in Australia, Sydney offers beautiful beaches, eclectic shopping and top-notch culture. What more could you ask for?

I’d dreamed about visiting Australia and New Zealand most of my […]

From Denver to Boulder

Eat and exercise like a local in these outdoor-loving towns.

Find boutique shops and high-end dining at Larimer Square.

Find boutique shops and high-end dining at Larimer Square.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is known as one of the fittest towns in the nation—athletes can be seen all over the place on foot or bike. What you’ll also notice is this […]

A sense of place

The Rosewood London, where English heritage meets contemporary sophistication.

The Rosewood’s wrought iron gates beckon guests to visit the only hotel grand courtyard in London.

The Rosewood’s wrought iron gates beckon guests to visit the only hotel grand courtyard in London.

When you’re staying in the British capital, it’s all about location. So, on a recent trip to London, my family and I stayed at the […]

Hawaiian homecoming

A trip to Maui is a return down memory lane.

Sunset from the deck of Kimo’s restaurant in Lahaina.

Sunset from the deck of Kimo’s restaurant in Lahaina.

I moved to Maui when I was 9 years old and left when I was 13. Since then, I’ve always had a place in my heart for this enchanting, down-to-earth locale. As the phrase “Maui no ka oi” […]

You better Belize it

The nascent tourism industry in this Central American country presents adventures around every corner.

The staff at Blancaneaux Lodge will customize any experience for you, including a romantic dinner for two (they do some fancy decorating with flowers) under the stars overlooking Privassion Creek. The staff at Blancaneaux Lodge will customize any experience for you, including a romantic dinner for two (they do some fancy […]

WAY TO GO, SPORT!

The sporting life comes alive in the Dominican Republic.

Guests can play 90 challenging holes of golf, right on property.

Guests can play 90 challenging holes of golf, right on property.

When you think of a Caribbean getaway, it’s likely that visions of crystal blue water and sugary beaches dance through your mind. Let me be clear: A visit to Casa de Campo in La Romana, […]

Berlin REVEALED

United for 25 years, it’s a hub for creative energy and history.

The Haus der Kulturen der Welt is Berlin’s national center for the presentation of international contemporary arts.

The Haus der Kulturen der Welt is Berlin’s national center for the presentation of international contemporary arts.

STORY: Ava Roxanne Stritt

There’s something special about Berlin, Germany—a charisma, a charm, a stunning aliveness. You can feel the creativity, […]

Destination Winter: Snowmass, a fitting name for this powdery wonderland

Aspen/Snowmass Winter 13/14

You’re so lucky!” I listened to at least the twentieth person tell me during my visit to Snowmass, Colorado. The subject of my fortune? More than 2 feet of pure, powdery snow in just 24 hours conditions that made it quite challenging to arrive in the Rockies from Atlanta. Though the journey was fraught with delays, the rewards of a Colorado whiteout were worth […]

Into Africa: A thrilling two stop exploration of Kenya’s abundant wildlife

STORY: Giannina Smith Bedford

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In my 30 years, I’ve been lucky enough to travel to more places than most people can claim in a lifetime. But I’d never been to Africa. I always wondered about the world’s second largest continent the people, the wildlife and the culture so different from my own. When the opportunity arose to explore a small part of this vast land with […]