Costa Rica’s natural bounty is legendary. The crown jewel of eco resorts and sustainable tourism, it’s the best place to explore jungles, oceans and volcanoes in a responsible way. Glimmering with gold, coffee, relaxed living, fantastic geography and wildlife, it’s no wonder many travelers visit this intriguing country again and again. San José – Costa… Read More
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The most colorful country in Central America, Guatemala basks in traditional Mayan culture and Spanish colonial influence. This land of friendly people and lush geography boasts working cocoa farms, ancient ruins, fascinating churches, thriving festivals, rumbling volcanoes, resplendent cloud forests and busy markets, as well as a rich culture of great coffee and chocolate. Antigua… Read More
When New York City lights up during the winter months with twinkling trees, skating rinks, festive events and holiday cheer, the glitter of the Big Apple practically bursts at the seams. Come along as we introduce you to some of our favorite sights and delights that showcase this great city in the best season of… Read More
Stretching languidly from the Alps down to the azure Mediterranean, this region in southeastern France boasts mountains, thermal waters, the Riviera and fields of lavender. Home to potters, painters, merchants and movie stars, it’s the perfect fall travel destination. Join us as we explore this sunny corner of the world to idle in country manors,… Read More
More than half the world’s population now lives in cities, but only a few cities have earned the moniker “great.” Some are “Eternal” (Rome), some inspire eternal love (Paris), while others seem to be eternally on the verge of slipping beneath the waves (Venice). This month we revisit some old favorites and discover even more… Read More
The Loire Valley is a fairytale region of rolling countryside sprinkled with old-world hamlets, storybook chateaux, cathedrals, abbeys, gardens and vineyards. Just an hour from Paris by fast train, this stately area was once the playground of kings. Today, it’s a cultural must-see, offering an unmatched glimpse into European history. Travel along as we explore… Read More