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You Can Take Your Pet On This Cruise

07/25/2017 in Anywhere

Did you know there's one cruise line in the world that welcomes man's best friend(s)?  And it's not a new innovation; instead, it's a long-standing tradition.

The pet-friendly policy dates back to the earliest days of this line's famed Transatlantic Crossings between Southampton (England) and New York. Not only have the British aristocracy and notables long been known for a...


Video: Spiritual Journey at a Traditional Sweat Lodge

07/24/2017 in Riviera Maya

Costa Maya is world famous for ancient Mayan ruins, but traditional culture is still alive for visitors looking for authentic experiences.

We met a local shaman who practices the spiritual beliefs of Mexico's ancient, indigenous peoples. On this shore excursion from our Carnival cruise, he shares with us the spiritual and wellness traditions of his ancestors, including a sweat lodge...


London's New Landmarks

07/24/2017 in London, England

Move over Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. Unlike other major world cities that push new buildings and modern architecture to the outskirts of town, London isn't afraid to raise eye-catching new developments in the heart of its most iconic neighbourhoods.

Lynn Elmhirst, producer/host of BestTrip.TV, shares the best places to experience where old meets new in London.


The Writing's on the Wall in Chicago... Literally

07/24/2017 in Chicago

American Writers Museum is the newest addition to the city's Cultural Mile.  It is the first and only museum of its kind celebrating the US literary scene and the men and women who captured and shaped American culture, point of view, history, lifestyle and language through pen and ink.

From Mark Twain to Harper Lee, John...


Urgent notice!

07/18/2017 in Anywhere

If anyone has received an email titled 'Request from Sandy Farber' from airby@hutton.construction - please do NOT open/reply to this email. Thank you and sorry for the inconvenience!


Paris Landmark Hotel Re-Opens after $200-million Renovation

07/13/2017 in Paris

When you renovate a palatial, historic landmark on one of the most famously elegant squares in one of the most fabled travel destinations in the world, there's a lot at stake.

The Hotel de Crillon has dominated Paris' storied Place de la Concorde since the 1700's.  Originally the Parisian home of the illustrious Count de Crillon, the palace has been...



Putting on the Ritz... At Sea

07/11/2017 in Anywhere

The Ritz-Carlton is the first luxury hotel chain to take to the seas with its new yacht collection.

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection launches in 2019 with the first of three cruising yachts. If you're already a fan of the Ritz-Carlton hotel experience, you'll feel right at home: legendary service, luxury amenities and beautifully designed spaces… now on board a specially...


Video: Fogo Island Inn: Daring Design meets Ancient Fishing Community

In colorful Newfoundland turn of phrase, you might say that Fogo Island is far away from far away.  The island is remote; only accessible by ferries and helicopter flights that defy dramatic weather and waves to drop visitors on a a rocky outpost in the North Atlantic that until recently was a centuries-old, declining fishing community.  This is not where...


The 'Height' of Luxury: Train and Stay in Peru's Andes

06/08/2017 in Peru

South America has its first luxury sleeper train. The Belmond Andean Explorer pioneers a new way to discover Peru on its two-night journeys at altitudes of up to 4,800 metres climbing in the Andes en route from Cusco to Arequipa.

It's one of the world's highest rail routes, and you'll be glued to the large picture windows as the elegant...