Travelers who are, quite literally, hungry for great experiences have a growing number of choices for culinary adventure. Travel suppliers are busy creating unique and inspiring opportunities for the more than 75% of us who say food and wine are an important component of travel.
Like many modern industries, tourism impacts the world we inhabit. Most of us would rather be responsible tourists and work toward logical, sustainable practices as we travel the world—and that’s perfectly possible with the right tools and knowledge.
If Israel is on your list of must-see destinations, you are not alone. The Holy Land welcomed a record number of tourists last year, and expects even more this year to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the modern Israeli state.
While the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu top many travelers’ bucket lists, it sometimes eclipses the entire country of Peru as a “must-see” destination. This South American nation has so many fascinating treasures, both natural and cultural, outside of that famed mountain.
For some of us, the perfect vacation involves finding a beach chair in the sun, endless buffets and bottomless drinks with umbrellas. But if that’s not your idea of a good time, there are plenty of healthy and active vacations to consider.
It’s the holidays again, and that means the pressure of finding the perfect gifts for loved ones. Uncertainty about sizing and fit makes clothing a difficult choice, appliances or house-hold items are too impersonal, food and wine too fleeting. What’s a determined and generous gift-giver to do?
With the rise of social media, travelers are documenting and sharing their experiences at lightning speed these days. As this phenomenon spreads, so does the desire to find more unique and authentic experiences to share. Where once it was enough to bring home a photo and a souvenir from a trip, now vacationers want intangible experiences that provide memories of…
Photos and journals are wonderful ways to keep a recent vacation alive in our minds, but nothing is better than bringing a piece of your globetrotting adventures home with you so that you can relive the wonder everyday. Home is where the heart is, and it should also pay homage to the other places where you left a piece of…
Crystal turquoise waters, perfect temperatures year-round, white and black sand beaches, towering waterfalls, rugged volcanic hillsides, lush tropical foliage, over-the-water bungalows… it’s no wonder that the islands of French Polynesia are an idyllic dream vacation for many. While there are 100 islands in this area of the South Pacific, most visitors are familiar with the popular destinations of Tahiti, Mo'orea…
It’s no wonder when people think of France, they think of Paris. The city of lights is magical, the Eiffel Tower is iconic and it is definitely a romantic destination. But the allure of Paris can often overshadow the gorgeous countryside of France, a stunning landscape of wildflowers and vibrant fields well worth a visit!