Europe

Mothers Day Pairings: Rioja & the Women in Your Life

by Mary Jo Manzanares on April 17, 2017

This Mother’s Day, whether you’re welcoming a new mom or celebrating the wisdom of a grandmother, Rioja has the perfect wine pairings for every madre. We’ve even made it easier by offering up some perfect pairings. For the new mom   She’s likely busy, tired and overwhelmed, so introduce her to Rioja Blanco, a wine […]

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See Norway by Rail

by Guest Contributor on April 14, 2017

Given Norway’s rightly earned reputation as an expensive country to visit, it may surprise you to learn that the best way to see the country’s spectacular scenery is also one of the cheapest. Long distance rail journeys can be booked in advance for as little as $25. Here’s how you can slow down and choose […]

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10 Reasons to Choose a Viking River Cruise

by Anthony Manzanares on October 28, 2016

October is National Plan a Cruise Month, and with so many types of cruises to choose from, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Over the last couple of years, I’ve become a fan of Viking River Cruises and so I offer my 10 reasons why you should choose a river cruise for your next vacation. A river […]

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Tips for Planning a European Road Trip

by Guest Contributor on October 19, 2016

For driving enthusiasts, there’s nothing better than getting out onto the open road on a nice summer’s day, with the windows down and the wind in your hair. Unfortunately, due to Brexit, it might become a lot harder to do this in Europe in the foreseeable future. So we’ve come up with a guide to […]

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10 Thing to Do in Provence, France

by Mary Jo Manzanares on August 10, 2016

Located in southeastern France, extending from the lower Rhone River to the Italian border, and bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, Provence maximizes its climate and landscape into some of the best cultural and culinary tourism around. You may not know exactly where it is on the map, but chances are, you’ve heard of it. And […]

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5 Locations in Turkey Not to be Missed

by Guest Contributor on February 29, 2016

Providing the gateway between East and West, Turkey is one of the most culturally memorable and extraordinarily beautiful countries to visit. Although the charms of cities such as Istanbul and Ankara are boundless, there are also stunningly gorgeous villages that spill onto tranquil beaches, and mountains, that offer a chance to travel into the heart […]

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5 Scenic European Rail Journeys

by Mary Jo Manzanares on January 4, 2016

Looking to ride the rails? Here are five scenic rail journeys. Swiss Lakes and Mountains Switzerland is rife with scenic railway journeys. In the summer months the verdant pastures roll lusciously from the edge of the tracks into the horizon, while in the winter the country unfolds like a veritable Narnia. Suggestion:  Travel from Montreux […]

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6 Hotel Barges Added to the French Waterways Collection

by Mary Jo Manzanares on December 23, 2015

  French Waterways increases its hotel barge collection to 36 barges with the addition of six new boats for 2016: Saraphina, Mirage, Hemingway, Emma, Caroline, and Saroche. Each of the new barges offer different itineraries and styles, but all meet the highest standards of hotel barging. French Waterways aims to inform and inspire holidays on […]

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Channel Your Inner Spy On This James Bond 007 London Holiday

by Anthony Manzanares on November 20, 2015

  It’s been over a week since the new James Bond film “Spectre” premiered, and already the film has grossed in excess of $294 million. I haven’t been to see it yet, busy traveling, but it’s on the to-see list for the coming week. For those who would like to channel their inner spy and […]

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Under the instruction from professional drivers, experience the thrill of driving a supercar as part of #WaldorfExperiences

Following a successful test drive in 2014, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts shifts into the fast lane with the global launch of Waldorf Astoria Driving Experiences, now bookable for guests across North America, Europe, and the United Arab Emirates at 10 of the brand’s 26 hotels and resorts. The package includes access to new Ferrari, […]

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