By Mira Temkin
A thousand miles south of San Diego at the tip of Baja Peninsula lie Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, the two towns that make up Los Cabos. Often called “Land’s End” because of its southernmost location, Los Cabos offers both the charm of an authentic Mexican...
Mexico's Amazing Pyramids
By Jon Haggins Photography by Laurel Van Horn
Mexico’s Yucatan has a rich Mayan history with numerous pyramids throughout the peninsula. Chichen Itza’s ancient Mayan pyramid, “Kukulcan” or “El Castillo,” (The Castle), as it is known in Spanish, became one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007...
Heartland Of European Culture
By Gregory Demopolous
The long and often spectacular history of the Peloponnese, the large peninsula that forms the southern part of the Greek Mainland, makes it a veritable heartland of European and Western culture,” noted Peter Sommer, founder of Peter Sommer Travels...
Pirate's Lair Now A Luxury Spa & Retreat
By Karen Feld
According to legend, Scrub Island, was a destination for pirates seeking some down time from pillaging and scraping barnacles from the bottom of their sailing ships. Today, the island, aptly named, was transformed to a tranquil private oasis five years ago. One of the 60 British Virgin Islands and cays (pronounce that “keys”) in the Caribbean-only ten inhabited-it’s an enchanting retreat from New York winter temperatures and the rat race...
Enough Chololate To Die For
By Dale Reynolds
At the Jade Mountain Chocolate Festival you can indulge your culinary curiosity and chocolate cravings surrounded by the sumptuous setting of Saint Lucia’s tropical paradise. For four days in 2016 (dates to be announced), the immersive cocoa experience at Travel + Leisure’s number one hotel in the Caribbean introduces chocolate lovers and the casual cocoa nibbler to the history of the bean...
Christmas In The Sunniest Corner Of Switzerland
By Curt Winston | Photos courtesy of Ticino Tourism
Time-honored traditions come alive in Ticino, Switzerland, in particular during the season of Advent, when they make for a spectacular run-up to Christmas. Locarno’s Piazza Grande is transformed into an ice rink, while sparkling wine and Ticino specialties, such as panettone, can be enjoyed at the stalls populating the region’s Christmas markets with their imaginatively...
Grapevine: Creating Christmas Memories
By Sandy Nesoff
Texas has always been a magical destination for many people. The romance of cowboys and cattle drives, American Indians and Mexicans, the Old West and modern skyscrapers all come together to form the fabric of the Lone Star State...
Home With a History On The Market
By Anthony Alto
The beautiful home of the fictional Tony Soprano, Steve McQueen’s Mustang from the movie Bullitt “best car chase in movie history,” and other properties all go for a premium because of the names attached.
A beautiful mansion, sitting on 1.3 acres at the edge of the Palisades at 75 Bluff Road in Fort Lee, NJ, with an amazing view of the Manhattan skyline across the Hudson River...
NYC Upper West Side A Superb Area
By Daniel J Bollinger
This month I got out of Brooklyn and visited the upper west side of Manhattan to tour some rental apartments located at 393 West End Avenue between 78th and 79th Streets. The upper west side is a superb area to live in New York City. 393 West End Avenue is one block from Broadway which has all major shopping needs covered...
Museum Delves Into The “Secret World”
By Marie Consola
The American Museum of Natural History, founded in 1869, is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions. The Museum encompasses 45 permanent exhibition halls, including the Rose Center for Earth and Space and the Hayden Planetarium, as well as galleries for temporary exhibitions. It is home to the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial, New York State’s official...
King Tut’s Triumphant Return To New York
By Arthur Carmichael
Americans have always been impressed by royalty, as evidenced by the reaction when members of the British monarchy visit the city. But one king has always held a special attraction for them: The Egyptian Boy King, Tutankhamun... King Tut...
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