FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Lifestyle
November 2022
Nov 16, 2022

Natural Peace and Quiet: Immerse Yourself in the Serene Landscape of Portugal’s Alentejo

Reveling in the beauty of the Earth — and its fruits — is easy in Portugal’s Alentejo region, where vineyards blend seamlessly with wild coastlines, natural landscapes and tranquil protected areas. Immense stretches of land and the species that dwell there are officially safeguarded for present and future generations to explore. These include Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina Nature Park along the Atlantic coast, home to craggy cliffs flecked with white stork nests, deserted beaches and miles of coastal trails.

75 Years Connecting the Americas

Copa Airlines is celebrating its 75th anniversary by showcasing a Boeing 737-800 NG in an aircraft livery that harkened back to the airline’s look in the 1990s. During that time, Copa Airlines launched an expansion of their network to become the Hub of the Americas®, changing the way to travel to and connect in our Continent.

November 2022
Nov 15, 2022

Prevailing Winds: Meet the Challenges of Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course, Whatever the Weather

O n nearly every golfer’s list of top courses to play in North America, The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort boasts the most oceanside holes in the Northern Hemisphere, including 10 along the Atlantic Ocean and another eight running alongside these. Designer Pete Dye’s wife, Alice, suggested raising the holes to dune height so golfers could see the Atlantic with unobstructed views. What Mrs. Dye did not consider was how the wind would wreak havoc with players and their shots. It is said no other golf course in the world, outside of Ireland, experiences more wind, often adding up to an eight-club difference to any shot.