New Hotel Openings and Renovations for 2020

A list of my most anticipated New Hotel Openings or Renovations for 2020. Most, but not all, are Resorts, many are Luxury or Boutique properties. Hopefully they will be bringing something new and unique to the world of hospitality. Zannier Hotels – Bai San Hô Scheduled to open late 2020 … Read More

New Hotel Openings and Renovations for 2021

A list of my most anticipated New Hotel Openings or Renovations for 2021. Most, but not all, are Resorts, many are Luxury or Boutique properties. Hopefully they will be bringing something new and unique to the world of hospitality. Chablé Sea of Cortez Announced for late 2021 Chablé Hotels & … Read More

Destination: Bolivia

Be Bowled Over    colorful contrasts, exotic towns, vibrant escape Touring Bolivia is like riding a rainbow, with its green Amazonian jungles, white-capped Andean mountains, pink flamingos wading in the red waters of Laguna Colorada, and cerulean skies reflected in Lake Titicaca. Browse for flamboyant souvenirs in the chaotic markets of … Read More

Destination: Lima

Emerging Cuisine    Peru’s Mega-Capital Is A Foodie Haven Lima has been around since 1535 — the Aliaga House is almost as old as Lima itself — but its recent history is often about its culinary scene. Because of immigration patterns, there’s a major Asian fusion trend in the city, and … Read More

Destination: Arequipa / Lake Titicaca / Colca Canyon

The Southern Part of the Peruvian Andes Sadly a bit over shadowed by Machu Pichu and the Sacred Valley. Arequipa makes a great starting point or end to your Peruvian adventure. Great for culture and food. Arequipa is a wonderful place to relax and acclimate for a few nights prior … Read More

Destination: Australia

Whizz Off to Oz    Fabulous Reefs,       and Fabled Wine Country Rock on down under with an Aboriginal walk around Uluru (a.k.a. Ayers Rock). On the coast, scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef, surf the breaks at Bells Beach, or drive the Great Ocean Road past lonely beaches and dramatic cliffs. … Read More

Destination: Cusco / The Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu

An Incan Treasure    The Sweetheart of Peru’s Sacred Valley Some travelers simply use Cuzco as a stop on their way to Machu Picchu, but this vibrant UNESCO World Heritage Site deserves its own time and attention. The itinerary might include touring its magnificent baroque cathedrals, shopping at the bustling San … Read More

Destination: Peru

Beyond the Inca    Peru Has More to Offer Than       Romance Among the Ruins You’ll forge unforgettable memories hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu’s ruins, but Peru is no one-hit wonder. Watch Andean condors circle above Colca Canyon, take a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines, which form shapes apparent … Read More

Destination: Sweden

Water World    experience a Scandinavian Gem       by river, lake, and sea Abutting the Gulf of Bothnia, the Baltic, and the North Sea, and dotted with lakes and rivers, Sweden is best discovered by boat. Relax on a sightseeing cruise around Stockholm’s archipelago, and visit the city’s Vasa Museum to see … Read More

Destination: Philippines

Nature Haven    a spot for your inner explorer to shine Bio-diverse, bright, sunny and tropical can all aptly describe the Philippine islands. Just shy of 2,000 kilometers long from the top of Luzon to the foot of Mindanao, this 7,107-island nation accommodates various demographics, with broad mountain ranges to hike, … Read More

Destination: Bhutan

Unspoiled Asia    a once isolated kingdom       throws open its doors Bhutan, located in the remote eastern Himalayas, isn’t an easy country to get to, or get into, but once you arrive, you’ll be well rewarded. It has adopted a more democratized government and is adapting to the growing number of … Read More

Destination: Namibia

Skeleton Coast    … and much more Namibia regularly comes back as an underrated top experience of many global travelers; the nation combines true beauty with first-class lodging potential. The Skeleton Coast is oft-visited; it’s a stretch of coastal land with numerous shipwrecks, the local Himsa people, and diverse wildlife (including … Read More

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