“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso said. In February 1917, he visited Rome with his friend, the poet Jean Cocteau, while planning the staging of a ballet. They stayed at the Hotel de Russie, and, legend has it, leaned out of the windows of their adjoining rooms to pick oranges.
Take a trip to Rome, where history meets elegance and style—especially when you’re staying at the Hotel Lord Byron.
City Wonders offers dozens of exclusive tours, including day trips from Rome to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius, Tuscany, and Capri. There are food tours, tours for families, and themed tours (i.e. the Official Angels and Demons Tour). And should you wish to have an even more exclusive experience, most of their offerings in Rome can be seen through a private tour.
Santorini is a splash of delight with its pearly white architecture adorned with bougainvillea, blue domed churches, and picturesque windmills overlook a sparkling sea. Photos of this Greek paradise attract couples from around the globe; as newlyweds, we were no exception.
Paradisus has three resorts in Mexico: the aforementioned resort in Cancun, and two side-by-side properties in Playa del Carmen (one for families, one adults-only).
St Andrews, Scotland is best known for two things. Most notably, it’s recognized as the home of golf—the aptly named Old Course at St Andrews was the first place where golf was played, and it dates back to the early 1400s.
The new year means snow on the ground and a list of resolutions. There’s an easy solution to escape the cold and cross off a few items—jet to Scottsdale, Arizona where sunny skies, hiking trails, luxurious spas, and fine dining await. As a nature lover who craves comfort and cosmopolitan culture, I was drawn to the “West’s Most Western Town.
At the time of Prohibition, Key West must have looked something like a tropical West Egg. With beer and rum smuggled from Cuba and whiskey, rye, and scotch from the British Isles through Nassau, the island was a free-for-all where violence lived with opulence, rules were bent, money was made, and the smell of cigars lingered in the air.
If you’re visiting St Andrews, you’ll most likely be flying into Edinburgh—and if you’re flying into Edinburgh, you should absolutely spend at least one night there.
When I first thought of traveling with my mom (Judy Seligson), the genre of a mother daughter trip seemed rather limited and uninspired. Fortunately, neither my mom nor I are spa aficionados, nor can we imagine going on a cruise. We both eat gluten-filled food whenever possible, we love cities, and bodies of clear salt water.