FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Lifestyle
March 2024
Mar 20, 2024

Soak Away Your Worries in a Geothermal Mineral Spring

After a cold, rainy day cruising glacial fjords in British Columbia with Bella Coola Grizzly Tours and Tweedsmuir Park Lodge, I carefully hop from the boat and scramble up the rocks to a remote natural hot spring tucked into a rock crevice, accessible only by boat. As I sink into the warm cocoon, I wonder who first came across the hot spring and quietly thank them for their discovery.

The Argosaronic Islands Are Calling

The Saronic or Argo Saronic Islands of Greece call travelers to explore its seven small islands and islets brimming with history, natural sites and more. With most easily accessible by boat, the islands’ proximity to ports of Athens make the Saronic Islands an ideal destination for those preferring shorter boat rides. In fact, trips from Athens ports to the islands take only between 10 minutes and two hours, depending on the island you choose, making them perfect for day or weekend trips. From Piraeus port, you can access Hydra, Spetses, Aegina and Poros directly. Come explore these stunning islands with us and find the inspiration to plan your next trip to these islands. Hydra Hydra town curves around a slope overlooking the Argosaronic Gulf like an amphitheater and is considered one of the most romantic destinations in Greece. Most unique to the island is its lack of vehicles. People on the island get around on mules and donkeys as well as water taxis, making for a peaceful and laid-back day. Hydra lies a two-hour ferry ride from Piraeus port in Athens.

March 2024
Mar 13, 2024

America’s Longest-Running Wine Festival Appeals to Every Kind of Oenophile

"Ladies and gentlemen: Welcome to Paris.” That was sommelier Tom Gannon’s greeting to those of us seated at round tables in a ballroom at Boston Harbor Hotel. Waving the tricoloré while his cohort, sommelier Brooke Sabel, carried the stars and stripes, the duo (along with festival director Nick Daddona) presided over a dinner loosely recreating the 1976 Judgment of Paris blind tasting that put American wines on the map after beating their Burgundy and Bordeaux counterparts.