July 15, 2016

Top Picks for Travel that Matters

Virtuoso, the international network of luxury travel agencies, has revealed its prestigious Best of the Best hotel awards, now ten years in the running. The list takes in things that matter in travel and offers up properties that perform where story, place, experience and taste converge.


Philadelphia: The City Beyond the Convention

As Philadelphia prepares for the Democratic National Convention to be held July 25-28, no doubt delegates, mediaphiles and political junkies who flow into the city will be wondering what to do, what to eat and what to see in the country’s first World Heritage town.


Manifesting a Private Island in the Bahamas

Musha Cay is David Copperfield’s idea of what a vacation should look like and the illusions may be real. The co-producer of the hit film, “Now You See Me 2” that took off in theaters across the country last month, has a thing or two to say about what happens when fantasy meets reality on an idyllic island in the Bahamas.


Are Americans Taking Back Summer Vacation?

According to Project: Time Off, more than half of American workers had unused paid leave at the end of 2015, resulting in up to 658 million wasted vacation days. But according to Hotwire, they may not be leaving vacation on the table, they may just be getting smarter about when they travel and where.


Protecting a Vacation: 6 Must-Ask Questions

While most travelers and vacationers feel traveling should be experienced like a weekend at Disneyland, few know that they are at their most vulnerable during a long-distance vacation.


Boomer Study: Top Gripes, Gratifications

AARP, which tracks America’s 76 million baby boomers who spend over $120 billion annually in leisure travel, recently came up with the top gripes and top “greats” that boomers say color their experience of travel.


Easiest Ways to See the Grand Canyon