Archive for 'Travel'

Taking time to get to know Tallahassee

Taking time to get to know Tallahassee

By Mark Gauert We never go to Tallahassee for fun. When we go to Tallahassee – once before the fall semester, once after the spring – we go to take our son to or from Florida [...]

Getting lost on Little Palm Island in the Keys

Getting lost on Little Palm Island in the Keys

By Mark Gauert When I was 5 years old, my mother lost me on Tom Sawyer Island. It wasn’t her fault. She’d had a tight grip on my hand as the log raft crossed the waters [...]

The new, most sought-after spa treatments

The new, most sought-after spa treatments

By Patti Roth The spa industry is offering a juicy array of new ways to be rubbed, scrubbed and polished these days. Hot stone therapies to warm and relax muscles – once the trendiest treatment – [...]

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 [...]