Archive for 'Travel'

Great summer escapes in, near South Florida

Great summer escapes in, near South Florida

By Charlyne Varkonyi Schaub Sometimes all you need to recharge is to spend a few days in a different location. You don’t have to go far to reap the benefits of a break in routine and [...]

Luxury Island getaways and adventures

Luxury Island getaways and adventures

  So you’ve decided to visit an island on your next getaway, and now you need to decide which one and what to do when you arrive there. You can luxuriate in a chic resort, or you [...]

Travel: sometimes, it is about the destinations

Travel: sometimes, it is about the destinations

By Patti Roth Top off the gas tank and point your car north, south, east or west. The direction really doesn’t matter, not when you’re in search of intriguing, quirky or delightful South Florida destinations that [...]

Concierges suggest great Florida Getaways

Concierges suggest great Florida Getaways

By Elizabeth Rahe If you’re looking for insider tips on travel and lifestyle destinations, ask a concierge. We did just that, consulting with specialists from Florida concierge companies who help their clients create experiences and make [...]

Five resorts for sports to work up a sweat

Five resorts for sports to work up a sweat

There comes a time when walking the beach or dining out or going to the theater simply won’t feed the need for putting one’s muscles to work. Whether you prefer to test your athletic skills on [...]

Four day trips to and from South Florida

Four day trips to and from South Florida

Where else but in South Florida can one choose to explore nature or seek romance or experience heart-pounding thrills by land or by sea, year-round, in settings just this side of paradise? For the day-tripping adventurer, [...]

Editor’s pick: Top Travel Destinations for 2014

Editor’s pick: Top Travel Destinations for 2014

By Jeanine Barone Cape Town, South Africa Awarded the World Design Capital 2014 title, Cape Town shows off its manifold creative energies. Curated studio visits and a documentary film series are a window into the minds [...]

Summer travel: Checking into boutique hotels

Summer travel: Checking into boutique hotels

Got the summer travel bug? Next time you’re booking a hotel, consider going boutique. Boutique hotels vary by property, but tend to be more intimate, distinctive and personality-driven than their counterparts. Think pet accessories, daily wine [...]

Five fast and fabulous Florida getaways

Five fast and fabulous Florida getaways

By Lori Capullo There’s no better reason for Floridians to choose a staycation as their vacation than the fact there are so many fabulous places we can get to by car. Wherever you drop the pin [...]

Get up, get active, on an aventure vacation

Get up, get active, on an aventure vacation

By Lori Capullo This vacation, instead of getting horizontal on a lounge chair, get up and get your blood pumping. Some suggestions: ALL-AROUND FITNESS: Vita Vie Retreat If your idea of a vacation is not lying [...]