The Whale is a planned building in Norway that combines figure and form in the most spectacular way. Not scheduled to open until 2022 at the earliest, the Whale is already drawing plenty of positive attention.
While New Year’s Eve looked different for most people, my friends and I decided to make it somewhat normal and still spend it together. We took a trip to the Pocono Mountains to ring in the New Year on the mountain. My friends are skiers and snowboarders, take day trips all the time and have season passes for the mountains, but this was the first time they rented a house and spent the weekend.
Last Saturday I joined my daughter's family for a hike on a nearby complex of trails in Jacksonville, Oregon. Today this small town of about 3,000 residents boasts a collection of boutiques, restaurants and small shops and hosts the summertime Britt Festival, a concert series, but in its early days it was a bustling gold mining town, the county seat and the largest settlement in Oregon. It boomed after gold was discovered in 1851 at Rich Gulch, but after the gold ran out and the railroad passed it by in 1884, it quietly settled down as an agricultural town, and the world mostly passed it by.
Cyclists, listen up! This news hit me as especially appropriate in our current climate, as it encourages bicyclists to get out into nature along five newly designated U.S. Bicycle Routes. They add 290 miles to the U.S. Bicycle Route System in four states — Maryland, New York, North Dakota and West Virginia — and Washington, D.C.
After 2020 derailed travel plans for many, Americans are ready to travel in 2021. South West News Service, Exodus Travels and OnePoll conducted a study of 2,000 American travelers regarding their travel forecast for 2021. Seven out of 10 respondents said the year without travel took a toll on their happiness, though 57 percent of respondents feel hopeful for 2021.
Amid the chaos, worry, anger and disbelief that last week’s events caused, I was reminded one must not lose sight of what’s important. No matter how much better things may feel or seem, one must never let one’s guard down. I was also reminded one can’t pour from an empty cup — practicing what you preach is easier said than done — and being on guard all the time is no way to live.
As more destinations around the globe reopen to travelers, we are ready to get back to one of our favorite activities. Join us over the next several weeks as we take you to places around the world saying #WelcomeBacktoTravel. Take a visual journey through St. Augustine, Florida, with us.
IHG® Business Edge provides small- to midsized enterprises with benefits and confidence to navigate the evolving business travel environment.
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes recently announced its $30 million renovation and redesign. The property updates include renovations to guestrooms, the pool and club lounge.
If the winter months have you craving a snowy retreat surrounded by off-season island fun and warm fireplaces, The Bungalow at Greydon House should be on your list. An iconic stay in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The Bungalow offers a two-bedroom, three-bathroom retreat in the heart of historic downtown.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Though air travel slowed as airports temporarily closed and borders shuttered to stifle the spread of coronavirus, the airline industry — led by oneworld alliance member airlines — enacted enhanced protective measures to reduce risk and protect passengers.
Atlantis Paradise Island launched a 21 Reasons to Vacation at Atlantis in 2021 campaign, with the No. 1 reason being 21 percent savings sitewide. Travelers receive 21 percent savings on accommodations, with a minimum four-night stay required. They also receive 21 percent savings on Experience Packages, with a minimum stay of five nights required.