Heritage Inspirations Tours in New Mexico sets a high bar in interactive, immersive experiences. All the tours are based on luxury, sophistication and authenticity of the heritage, culture and cuisine of New Mexico. The secret sauce is the team of New Mexico partners it forged through ongoing professional partnerships and friendships. Included in this team of experts are Heritage Hotels and Resorts, accomplished chefs, local farmers and award-winning wineries.
A boutique tour firm headed and owned by Angelisa Espinoza Murray, Heritage Inspirations Tours is noted for offering competitively priced experiences that delve into the heart and soul of New Mexico.
“New Mexico is one of those places that is often overlooked or even mistaken as a foreign country,” says Espinoza. “Many people think of this state as flat, brown and dry.” And while these places, “force solitude and silence amongst the sage flats, the gypsum sand dunes and the arroyos, there is nothing dull about this vast landscape.”
I recently attended the inaugural dinner of Heritage Inspiration’s Farm-to-Table at El Monte Sagrado Resort in Taos, N.M. Offered every last Wednesday of the month through October, these dinners celebrate the growing season through themed-ingredient menus designed to “toast the connection to our food.” Executive Chef Cristina Martinez guided us through a culinary family-style dinner journey based on seasonal foods and recipes inspired by childhood memories. A toasting cocktail, appetizers, salad and main entrée paired with local wines and beers, along with a special hand-crafted dessert, completed our feast.
My other guided experience with Heritage Inspirations was a full-day cultural and heritage tour of Chaco Canyon — the inspiration for the luxury Hotel Chaco in Albuquerque.
The hotel partnered with Heritage Inspirations to offer exclusive Saturday tours to this prominent site. It’s a combination that is hard to beat as Heritage Inspirations furnishes the transportation, does the driving and provides a to-go breakfast, gourmet picnic lunch and bottled water and covers admission fees to the park. All this plus an experienced guide who masterfully shares the stories and history of Chaco Canyon makes for an educational, inspirational and exhilarating day.
Heritage Inspirations offers a sundry of other special-interest tours. Be sure to book early as tours are capacity-limited to preserve the intimate experience.
tel 575 779 5516
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese invites art lovers to step back into the Renaissance with its new Caravaggio Experience. The experience entails a complete immersion into the work and life of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, the iconic Renaissance painter.
From 24-Hour Butler Service to a Sky Pool: Boutique Luxury Awaits at Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences in Los Cabos
Set on a seaside bluff overlooking Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences is a Baja paradise specializing in serene vistas and impeccable hospitality, offering a Pacific coast lifestyle with authentic Mexican touches. Guests can now earn a fourth night free at the stunning resort, plus a $100 resort credit, when booking through March 20, for travel through June 15.
If you’re a fan of adventure travel and luxury cars, Off the Map Travel has an experience for you. The new Drive the Fjords tour allows travelers to explore the Norwegian fjords and Sunnmore Alps in style in an electric Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Princess Premier, a new add-on recently launched by Princess Cruises, offers cruise-goers unlimited WiFi, premium/top-shelf beverages, photos and more. The new offer builds off the popular Princess Plus add-on to bring guests a more comprehensive bundle and savings of more than 50 percent when all the amenities are purchased separately.
THE MOST EXCLUSIVE TOURS OF EGYPT EVER OFFERED
Celebrate summer’s arrival with the new Gili Go Surfing Summer offer at Gili Lankanfushi Maldives. In addition to three days of surf instruction from the pros at luxury surf company Tropicsurf, the multiday offer also includes a one-hour lesson in the calm lagoon.