Summer Festivals In BRITISH COLUMBIA

As spring turns to summer, Canada's westernmost province proves an ideal backdrop for celebration -- from mountain adventures and meditating, to building sandcastles or listening to a symphony by the sea. Here are a few of BC's favorite fests. British Columbia festivals and events are as diverse as its geography and residents. Love arts and culture? British Columbia has festivals that focus … [Read more...]

NEW YORK CITY: Hip To The Marlton

GenY takes over one of the Beat Generation’s favorite haunts in the cultural and historic heart of NYC. 
 What could be cooler than a Greenwich Village flophouse that used to host the likes of Jack Kerouac back in the literary heyday of New York, stunningly converted from an NYU freshman dorm into one of New York’s hippest hotel? In 2013, New Zealand-born hotelier Sean MacPherson (owner of The … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day SPA Getaways

It's time to give mom a break and pamper her at any of the following luxurious spas in Mexico, California and Arizona. Whether it's getting a massage creekside, swimming in a sparkling pool or strolling through a zen garden, show mom that life is a bed of roses (especially with a sweet red rose massage and facial). You can always book a stay or treatment for a future date and celebrate mom all … [Read more...]

Stargazing, Movie Making and Scorpion Hunting in ARIZONA’s Sonoran Desert

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain has added nine one-of-a-kind adventures to its popular recreation program, with a focus on authentic southwestern experiences. From late-evening hunts for fluorescent scorpions, to family movie-making and an intriguing Ridge and Ruin discovery tour, the new activities take spectacular advantage of the property’s 850-acre high Sonoran Desert setting and of … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

BORA BORA’S Ultimate Beach Party

Each December, top athletes and festive travelers gather for a magical mix of watersports, local culture and toes-in-the-sand celebration. Other than ‘sign me up,’ what else can you say about an event that’s equal parts Ironman competition, Polynesian cultural experience and ultimate beach party held on the idyllic South Pacific island of Bora Bora. Held each December on the southern portion … [Read more...]