Where to swim, play and stay in Tulum, Mexico

Where to swim, play and stay in Tulum, Mexico

From Travel Pulse The internet is abuzz about Tulum, a tropical beach town just a two-hour drive from Cancun. And while what to pack, which luxury hotel properties are best for massages/facials and how to get to what was once allegedly Pablo Escobar’s vacation home are all, obviously, important topics, I’ve got some Tulum tips that are […]

Modena Italy: Churches, vinegar and famiglia dining

Modena Italy: Churches, vinegar and famiglia dining

Tourists visiting Modena will find all the charm of small-town Italy, where people leisurely walk along cobblestone streets in the early summer heat while enjoying gelato – fresh, rich and creamy, as it should be. As a base of regional travel through northern Italy, Modena (pronounced Mo-dah-nah) is located in the Emila Romagna province. Three […]

Dry Creek Valley wines of Sonoma County offer complex tastes for various meals

Dry Creek Valley wines of Sonoma County offer complex tastes for various meals

ANALYSIS/OPINION: California’s Sonoma County certainly doesn’t lack for wineries, and oenophiles are finding even more to love in the microclimate of Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley, where vintners are producing more and more complex vinos to add to the delicacy that is the Golden State’s grape-based golden harvest. But wine is nothing new to the Dry […]

What a find: Museum discovers lost wines almost as old as the country itself

What a find: Museum discovers lost wines almost as old as the country itself

UNION — A restoration project at Liberty Hall Museum’s wine cellar unearthed spirits 221 years old that had been shipped to the sleepy Elizabethtown cottage shortly after the American Revolution. During the six-month revamp, the museum discovered almost three cases of Madeira wine from 1796 and about 42 demijohns from the 1820s. Some of the […]

Italy’s Emilia Romagna region roars as Modena Cento Ore celebrates supercars

Italy’s Emilia Romagna region roars as Modena Cento Ore celebrates supercars

MODENA, Italy -Steve McQueen famously said: “Life is racing. Everything else is just waiting.” In June, more than 100 drivers and their crews of the Italian motoring club proved the actor right. The Modena Cento Ore, an annual road rally race through the Northern Italian “Motor Valley” that lies between the Adriatic Sea and the […]

Magee Homestead: Luxurious tranquility on the range

Magee Homestead: Luxurious tranquility on the range

SARATOGA, Wyoming, July 3, 2017 – Most likely, you’ve never heard of Saratoga, Wyoming. Nestled in a tranquil valley between the Sierra Madre Mountains to the west and the Medicine Bow National Forest to the east, this is where you will find Magee Homestead, a peaceful respite from the world in…

The Ivy Baltimore provides world-class accommodation, service

The Ivy Baltimore provides world-class accommodation, service

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Opulence, thy name is Ivy. There is simply no place like Baltimore’s Ivy Hotel, the luxurious – and I do mean luxurious – boutique hotel located in Charm City’s historic Mt. Vernon neighborhood. But a short drive from Washington, the Ivy offers a pampering that is unmatched anywhere in the capital corridor region. The […]

Go big in America’s smallest state

Go big in America’s smallest state

From Travel Pulse Sometimes, going big means going small. Rhode Island provides travel opportunities for all ages with its massive coastline, eclectic cities and cultural attractions. If you are looking for an educational trip for the kids, head to Providence, the state’s capital. Or check out the historic landmarks, wildlife refuges and parks throughout the state. As the smallest […]

Georgia’s Golden Isles of St. Simons, Jekyll

Georgia’s Golden Isles of St. Simons, Jekyll

Where can you find beautiful islands that one can drive to in a few hours without the hassle of flying and waiting in long airport lines? For those looking for delightful weather, island-style relaxation and a lack of high-rise development, a trip to Georgia’s St. Simons and Jekyll islands fits the bill. Georgia’s coastline has […]

What Hyatt’s Expedia clash could mean for the industry

What Hyatt’s Expedia clash could mean for the industry

From Travel Pulse The Hyatt Hotels Corporation has informed Hyatt hotel owners that it intends to terminate its Corporate Lodging Agreement with Expedia this summer if the two sides can’t agree on new terms—mainly, securing lower commissions. In a letter to owners obtained by Hotels, the Chicago-based hotel company confirmed it plans to pull out […]

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