With just a few days until Christmas, you may have a few more gifts to buy for people on your list. And isn’t the gift of luxury travel one of the finest presents you can offer?
San Francisco-based company IfOnly describes themselves as “a marketplace for incredible experiences.” They pair clients with local and international experts in their field – as well as big-name celebrities – for once-in-a-lifetime opportunities such as Heli-skiing with Robert F. Kennedy, cycling with Patrick Dempsey or the ultimate adrenalin rush, a balloon expedition over Mount Everest.
With earlier check-in times due to increased security measures, passengers have become a captive audience at airports worldwide. While the downside is longer waits, the upside is the push by many airport authorities to make the experience more pleasurable. The installation of public art in airports – architectural builds, sculptures, water features, moving walkways, murals, mosaics, lighting […]
In the opening sequence of 2015’s Spectre, James Bond, dressed as a calaca – a skeleton – stalks his target through Dia de Los Muertos celebrations in Mexico City. A bit of Hollywood cultural appropriation perhaps, but, like the films of Tim Burton, a popular introduction for those unfamiliar with Mexico’s “Day of the Dead,” an ancient holiday that celebrates […]
As they say, it’s all about location, location, location. To catch the latest blockbuster movie releases, duck into the darkness of your local multiplex. But if you like your movies in a scenic venue with a side of sociability, it’s time to spend your spring and summer nights under the stars catching some classic cinema.
CEO Michael Gazalah of Manhattan-based City Running Tours explains why exploring a city with the locals makes all the difference. Magellan: City Running Tours is based in New York but offers personalized running tours in cities across the U.S. and in Toronto, Canada. Would you talk about where your big idea came from? About how you got started? […]
The San Diego area is one of the top spots for food and drink in the U.S. The area’s proximity to fresh produce available year-round as well as some of the world’s great wine-producing regions means there’s always a great bite and a killer glass of wine to be had. That synergy will be in […]
Whether you’re traveling with the family or are simply an out-and-out animal lover, the zoo is a fascinating place to see and learn about the incredible fauna we share the planet with. North America is home to some of the world’s most remarkable zoos, and offer the chance to see the animals of the world […]
The best way to pull off an epic run is to somehow make it fun. Granted, a 26.2-mile marathon (or even a 13.1-mile half marathon) isn’t always a barrel of laughs, but it doesn’t have to be a grueling, joyless ordeal either. Every year, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series of events is host […]
This is the year — you deserve it… you deserve to get away from it all this holiday season. Pick somewhere nice, pack light, and enjoy the sights, the sounds and the warm weather without having to worry about cooking a big dinner, exchanging gifts or awkward family get-togethers. Here are just a few potential […]
Located near the Pacific coast in northern San Diego, the Grand Del Mar is a five-star getaway paradise. The styling of this resort will whisk you away to the Mediterranean without ever having to leave the Golden State. The 249 guest rooms and suites carry the Mediterranean theme throughout. Each room is tastefully decorated yet […]
With plenty of brand new renovations recently undertaken to the lobby, eateries, and more, the Loews Coronado Bay is looking better than ever. But even before the recent touch-ups, the Loews Coronado Bay has long been one of San Diego’s ultimate luxury resorts. Located between Coronado Bay and the Pacific Ocean, the Loews Coronado Bay […]
It’s time for a well-deserved summer vacation to catch those rays of golden sunshine. Hot summer nights in LA, family fun in San Diego, outdoor market shopping in San Francisco, languid lazing about in Hawaii, or perhaps a mixture of all of the above? We have a property to match your idea of a perfect […]
Nestled in San Diego’s famed Gaslamp Quarter area, Andaz brings a warm, inviting flair to the hotel experience, making it anything but typical. This modern hotel brings everything you’ve come to expect in a 4.5 star property, and so much more. Enjoy a glass of wine as you check in at the front desk, then […]