FX Excursions: Itineraries
A city with endless entertainment, Nashville is home to diverse music, a world-class art scene, and award-winning cuisine all while highlighting its rich history. Sample a bit of each on a four-day, three-night getaway to the accessible, friendly and authentic Tennessee city.
Begin this epic trip with a seven-night sailing from Vancouver to Seward on Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Millennium. Discover the rugged beauty of Alaska as you sail down the Inside Passage, visit Ketchikan, find adventure at Icy Straight Point, immerse yourself in nature in Juneau, spend a day in Skagway, sail up to Hubbard Glacier, and end your journey in the town of Seward.
See the unseen west on a leisurely six-day journey filled with extraordinary landscapes between Salt Lake City, Moab, and Denver, on Rocky Mountaineer's Rockies to the Red Rocks route. Travel where cars can’t and experience unmatched views of vast canyons, inspiring deserts, natural sandstone archways and enchanting hoodoos, all while enjoying world-class service onboard the train.
Discover the majestic beauty of the Rocky Mountains as you travel the rail route that connected Canada as a nation more than 130 years ago. Start your trip in the sparkling metropolis of Vancouver, offering everything from beautiful beach walks to award-winning restaurants, before heading east toward the mountains.
Imagine being surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, unique animal species and endless opportunities for adventure. Explore the stunning archipelago of islands that has long been the focus of environmentalists and evolutionary science. Hike up volcanic mountains. Get up close to endemic species like Darwin finches, blue-footed boobies and Galapagos tortoises. Discover striking black- and red-sand beaches. Dive into the water for a glimpse at the islands’ incredible marine life. There’s no shortage of ecological wonders awaiting in the Galapagos Islands. Go on a vacation of a lifetime to this untouched paradise just south of the Equator.
Join The Peninsula Beverly Hills in celebrating 30 glamorous years in sunny Beverly Hills. Reserve any room or suite for stays through Dec. 31, and receive an exclusive commemorative 30th anniversary gift and Two Rodeo Drive luxury shopping card.
Discover the fascinating land of Korea. From ancient tradition to soaring modernity, Korea offers a little bit of everything. This itinerary takes you from Seoul and Paju to Andong, Gyeongju and Busan with experience-filled days. From the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea to the morning rituals at a Buddhist monastery, this trip is sure to offer an eye-opening education into all that Korea has to offer.
Capture the “Kia Orana” spirit! Explore the South Pacific’s best-kept secret — the 15 islands that make up the Cook Islands are located in the heart of Polynesia, nestled between Hawai’i and New Zealand. This modern Polynesian nation is an oasis of freedom with crystal-clear, blue waters; bright-white, sandy beaches; warm weather year-round; and authentic, friendly locals. Less than 30 minutes from plane to any beach, it is so easy to do as much or as little as you like. First, explore the striking volcanic island of Rarotonga; like one big resort all in one island, Rarotonga offers endless adventures just outside your resort, ringed by boutique hotels, exquisite restaurants, gift shops, markets and more. In Aitutaki, you will experience “the world’s most beautiful lagoon,” according to Tony Wheeler, founder, Lonely Planet. This jewel of an isle offers an idyllic blue lagoon and pearly white beaches to match.
Nighttime in Seoul is as exciting as the daytime. Luminescent lighting throughout the city with high-rise office buildings, countless apartment buildings, exterior advertisement billboards, lampposts and vehicles light up this metropolitan city like it’s another type of daytime. Explore night activities that will enrich your trip with exotic experiences at the markets open late or aim to have most relaxing, yet joyful night at the park. Recharge your energy for refreshing days forward.
As Best MICE City, Seoul welcomes many business travelers. However, Seoul is more than a business destination: 600 glorious years of history as Korea’s capital breathe throughout its streets. The city stepped comfortably into its position today as one of the most technologically advanced metropolises in the world, creating a unique, juxtaposed charm. If this is your first visit, check out these must-visit locations for a glimpse of the city’s past and present.
Explore Sri Lanka, a small South Asian island country located southwest of the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean. Resting southeast of the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka offers incredible beaches and coastlines all along the country, with stunning temples, ancient city ruins and vast national parks within.
Whether celebrating a romantic milestone or just looking for a weekend getaway, St. Kitts is the perfect destination. Spend the weekend exploring the island on horseback, train and more. Enjoy exquisite cuisine, beautiful beaches and breathtaking scenery with your loved one.
Resting along the Baltic Sea with the Nevar River cutting through it, St. Petersburg is home to more than 5 million residents and almost as many significant locales to visit, as the city is Russia’s cultural heart and soul. Founded in the early 1700s, St. Petersburg served as the imperial capital for two centuries and remains one of the city’s most influential and significant cities.
Traverse Russia’s wild, vast tundra on a Trans-Siberian Railway tour. Roll along some of Russia’s most iconic cities and interesting, historic locales — all while enjoying stunning scenery and frozen landscapes from the comfort of the train. Enjoy remarkable city tours, history, architecture, arts and culture along one of the last epic rail journeys.
As a widely varying country split up over several different islands, there is always enough reason to extend your business trip by a few days to take in the beauty and elegance of Indonesia. Take our advice and make these stops top priority when you next visit.
Beijing is home to more than 21 million people and one of the most important cities in China. With so much going on in a single city, there is a good chance you will find yourself traveling to China’s capital at some point, be it for business or pleasure. Make the most of your trip with an incredible few days of sightseeing and experiences.
Nashville’s once-modest skyline continues to evolve as its luxury market grows. Lavish hotel properties are added to the landscape while acclaimed chefs stake claim in the robust culinary scene and premier cultural offerings round out the city’s repertoire.
Without visiting, it’d be easy to throw Chicago into any number of categories. Everyone thinks they know Chicago; after all, it’s the third-largest city in America, the most prestigious foodie city in the country, the city of jazz, a comedian’s playground, an architect’s dream, a writer’s paradise. The list goes on. Only when walking the streets themselves do you realize there’s nothing categorical about the Windy City, especially as it continues to evolve.
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The Lanesborough, one of London’s most luxurious properties and part of Oetker Collection, offers a romantic afternoon tea experience alongside a hotel stay just in time for Valentine’s Day. Available Feb. 11, 12 and 14, Valentine’s Afternoon Tea features Rosé Champagne and a rose cake to share with that special someone.
Awareness about fair and sustainable travel continues to grow around the globe, with travelers everywhere considering a destination’s eco-friendly options before visiting. As public consciousness for this important aspect of tourism strengthens, tourists also look beyond just ecotourism and delve deeper into types of travel that allow them to respect the local culture, interact with locals and distribute benefits fairly.
A deadly 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Türkiye and Syria Feb. 6, with more than 11,000 fatalities thus far reported. That number is expected to grow as rescue operations continue.