CORNWALL’S EMERGENCE as a tourist destination shifted the focus from its past in tin and copper mining to its beguiling coastline, fresh seafood scene and collection of entertainment options. And while England’s southwesternmost county may be all paintbox harbors and charming villages by day, the quaintness takes on a nighttime edge worth exploring.
Cornwall is home to a selection of local beers and ales that consistently garner awards. Doom Bar from Sharp’s Brewery and Betty Stogs from Skinners in Truro are two of the best. St. Austell Brewery puts out its perennially popular Tribute Cornish Ale as well as the scandalous Rattlers Cider, a beverage earning notoriety for the shocking speed with which it affects its drinker.
Enjoy your drink like the locals, at one of Cornwall’s lovely historic pubs. The whitewashed Old Ferry Inn in the small village of Bodinnick and the Pandora Inn in Mylor were both built during the 13th century and offer plenty in the way of charm and atmosphere. Insiders looking for a more modern vibe can embrace the scene at LGBTQ+-friendly establishments known for good music, including Basement and Vertigo Truro.
Plan a night out in Penzance at the open-air Minack Theatre, a unique performance venue where live comedy, drama and everything in between takes place on a section of dramatic cliff. Tiered seating faces the sea and a rocky apron thrusting outward toward the churning waves.
The Hidden Hut at Porthcurnick Beach, located close to Portscatho and St. Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula, has long been a local magnet at lunchtime, but those in search of dinner can take part in a seasonal Feast Night. Each feast features a different dish; attendees purchase advance tickets and show up with their own plates, cutlery and wine to enjoy dinner alfresco.
For indoor seating, you can linger over dinner at Restaurant Nathan Outlaw in Port Isaac, where the team in the only Michelin double-starred kitchen in Cornwall does near-magical things with sustainable fish, shellfish and seaweed. There’s one set lunch and one set dinner menu offered; each is a multicourse affair with matching wine flights. The tiny seaside eatery offers fabulous views of the coastline, but reserve your table early.
Navajo Nation is an area of land in the southwestern United States. Covering about 27,000 square miles, the region in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah currently makes up the largest area of land retained by a tribe within the United States. Home to the Navajo people, the area boasts monuments, parks, markets, trails and historic sites.
Looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own adventure of a lifetime. Volvo allows you to custom order your new automobile tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Los Angeles Office announced a new initiative for would-be travelers waiting for the green light. The Buy Now, Stay Later: Thailand launch comes on the heels of Thailand’s foreign travel restrictions extending until further notice.
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy, small businesses create two-thirds of net new jobs and account for nearly 48 percent of the U.S. private sector workforce. And small- and medium-sized businesses outpace all other sectors as one of the fastest-growing in the United States. InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG) goes above and beyond to create opportunities for this segment with its IHG® Business Edge program, voted Best Small- to Mid-Sized Business Program in Global Traveler’s 2019 GT Tested Reader Survey awards.
IMAGINE SETTING SAIL IN AN EXOTIC, far-flung destination, just you and your family or group of friends aboard a private yacht. The sun warms the deck, a soft breeze dances off the water, and an über-attentive crew caters to your every whim while the personal chef whips up the finest of the local cuisine with all of your culinary preferences top of mind. All the while, the captain navigates the yacht into secluded coves; to pristine, seemingly undiscovered beaches; or even to the hottest spots along the coast for a night out on the town.
A number of Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants reopened their doors around the United States. The properties have been hard at work building upon the brand’s already high cleanliness standards, while still retaining the beloved perks that enhance the uniquely Kimpton experience, including coffee hour, yoga mats and more.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.