Taste of VAIL Celebrates 25th Anniversary

For a quarter of a century, Vail's top-rated food and wine festival has been showcasing outstanding culinary dishes and wines that celebrate the best of Colorado and beyond. The Taste of Vail will be celebrating its 25th anniversary April 8-11, 2015 with new enhanced events, wineries and exciting venues such as the Four Seasons Resort Vail. Rated as one of the top food and wine festivals in … [Read more...]

A Place for Witchcraft and Espionage in BERLIN’s New Museums

Berlin’s cultural landscape of 180 museums and collections keeps growing, as new special interest museums open and others complete renovations. Magicum Berlin Magic Museum Go way beyond Harry Potter and get spooked at Magicum. Witchcraft and magical powers, mythical knowledge, secrets, ancient wisdom, and the supernatural can all be explored in the cellars of a historic former blacksmith … [Read more...]

Full Moon Adventures Around the Globe

The following properties celebrate the lunar cycle with unique Full Moon adventures. From moonlit dinners in Thailand, moon bathing in Turks and Caicos or moon light swimming in Dubai, the celestial glowing orb is a wonder to behold in any destination. Paresa Resort- Phuket, Thailand A hideaway-style luxury pool villa and suite resort perched on the cliffs of Kamala, amongst a lush … [Read more...]

Local Culture and Luxury in MAUI

The beauty of the northwestern coast of Maui is stunning, from the white sand beaches of Ka’anapali to the coral reefs and coves of Kapalua. Nothing says peaceful elegance and serenity like the legendary Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, located on the western edge of Maui near Kapalua Bay. The Polynesian people who previously inhabited this area were drawn to the protected cove’s hospitable shores … [Read more...]

Last-Minute Holiday GIFT GUIDE 2014

If you still need a few ideas before wrapping-up your holiday shopping, see our suggestions below for cool tech and travel gear, globally-inspired gifts and beauty products to keep you glowing throughout the holidays. Whether or not you're an avid traveler, these gifts are sure to please even those going about their day-to-day routines. From backpacks to laptops, water bottles, perfume, and … [Read more...]

Last Minute Thanksgiving Feasts in LOS ANGELES

Try taking a break from the kitchen this Thanksgiving and find your way to one of the following restaurants, where you can relax with family and friends and give thanks (without having to do the dishes). This is the time of year to reflect and be grateful for all that we have, whether it’s a new job or relationship, having good health or being blessed with family and friends. A bountiful … [Read more...]

Celebrate Tokyo’s Food Scene in NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES

“Hungry for Tokyo,” a first-ever Japanese restaurant promotion is showcasing some of the best and under-the-radar restaurants in top US cities, from the east to the west coast. More than 40 restaurants in New York and Los Angeles are featuring delicious Tokyo-themed dishes on their menus for the month of November. In Los Angeles, featured dishes will include the “Uni Scallop Tiradito” … [Read more...]

A Taste of Fall’s Harvest in LOS ANGELES

Vibrant colors are displayed in new seasonal dishes from FIG & OLIVE and Napa Valley Grille, showcasing the beauty of Autumn’s harvest. When it comes to Fall in LA, we may not get the brisk chill in the air and the crunch of colored leaves beneath our feet, but we do get a bountiful harvest of produce this time of year. Visit any one of the farmers’ markets around town to discover a … [Read more...]

The World’s Best Views? There’s An App For That

Who doesn’t love a scenic view when they travel?  Views On Top is a new iPhone app to help people find places with great views at popular locations around the world. Margaret Scott, Founder and Chief ViewOlogist of the Views On Top app, initially created it to avoid her own frustration when visiting a new destination and not being able to find where to go for the best view. She's now … [Read more...]

100 Days of Music Around the WORLD

Aloft Hotels’ global music initiative 100 Days of Music was recently launched, in celebration of the brand’s 100th hotel opening early next year. It features 100 emerging artists and bands performing in Aloft hotels across the globe, over the course of 100 days. The kick-off event for 100 Days of Music took place in late September with special performance events by Better Than Ezra at Aloft … [Read more...]