If California wine country is on your radar this summer, the small, beautiful town of Healdsburg, in Sonoma County, has plenty of reasons to build a culinary getaway. Take a jam-making class at Dry Creek Peach and pick nectarines, plums, pluots, figs, persimmons, Meyer lemons and both white and yellow peaches directly from the ranch’s trees.
Set off on the historic streets with a private 5-star gourmet food tour, hosted by Savor Healdsburg, where the route includes top wineries, star chefs and local food artisans.
Head further afield with a visit to DaVero Farms. This biodynamic family farm produces wine and olive oil, while visitors enjoy private tours of the grounds with a farm-focused food tasting at the Home Farm.
Before you leave, visit the Journeyman Meat Company. This part-tasting room, part-butcher shop celebrates Italian and Sonoma County food traditions. Visitors sample shared charcuterie plates, pizza, sausages and sandwiches along with a glass of local wine.
United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
FOR THOSE OF US PASSIONATE about wellness pursuits and who feel most at peace close to the sea, there’s nothing quite like the synergy offered by a floating spa integrated into the setting of a luxurious cruise ship. I’m sailing through the Mediterranean from Rome to Barcelona, discovering along the way that the Crystal Life Spa & Beauty Salon on board the Crystal Serenity provides not only the element of high-end indulgence but also the cruise line’s signature commitment to attention and service.
CONSIDERING THAT JUST A LITTLE more than a century ago — 1910, to be exact — Miami’s population was only about 5,400 people, it’s easy to see why this South Florida hot spot has long been considered a boomtown. And the evolution continues to impress as the city gears up to welcome an array of new services, amenities and experiences.
TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020, a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.
Last month, British Airways announced plans to offset carbon emissions from all its flights within the United Kingdom. The initiative begins next year and carbon emissions are offset via the United Nations’ carbon offsetting scheme, which invests in carbon reduction projects around the world, such as reforestation and rainforest protection.
Thessaloniki is the second-largest city of Greece and the most important center of the area. Built near the sea, elegant and refined, the Greek “Lady of the North” is a modern, vivacious city that welcomes visitors eager to learn about its history and culture, and at the same time have fun, relax, go shopping or simply explore the cityscape by the sea.
A recently released report from J.D. Power revealed its annual list of the nation’s top airports based on customer satisfaction. Overall conclusions reveal travelers are annoyed by the amount of construction occurring at airports, an increasing number of fellow travelers causing crowding, and the aging and deterioration of some airport infrastructures.