Why You Should Book That River Cruise Now

Historically, the luxury river cruise industry has been very strict with booking windows, on board credit and you were pretty much on your own regarding airfare. This year has seen deals that you really have to check out.  […]

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By |March 13th, 2016|Categories: Cruises, Europe, Featured, Portugal|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Mendocino’s Brewery Gulch Inn Has A Secret Or Two

Normally when you think B&B it conjures up a nice breakfast usually of the continental type. But here’s one of those secrets, Brewery Gulch offers the full monty, a menu of wonderful choices, cooked to order one of a kind omelets, and that “millionaires” bacon-perfect. Perched above the Pacific, the Inn has fantastic views, and is just a very short drive to the town of Mendocino. In fact if you’re up for it, the beach is also just a short walk or bike ride from the Inn. Our room in the lodge was spacious, clean and yes we did have that gorgeous view. Brewery Gulch has received many awards including a 4 diamond award from Triple A, and the certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor just to name two.  Even with multiple awards the owners Guy and Sarah Pacurar couldn’t leave […]

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By |September 26th, 2015|Categories: Bed and breakfast, California, Mendocino, Stay, United States|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Waikiki to Buenos Aires: Finding the Best Facial

Steps from a busy world-renowned Waikiki Beach or tucked away from the cacophony of 5th Avenue in Manhattan, you might be surprised to learn that there are serene spas offering rejuvenation to your weary body and ragged spirit. And where does the effect of dry plane air, airline food and jet lag show up first ? Why on your face, of course, so I always try to fit a facial into my travel plans.

This collection of spas offers some of the best facials I have ever had. The facial criteria included product, application, product knowledge, surroundings, skill of the esthetician and total experience.

The Spa at Langham Place, Fifth Avenue, New York City

Billed as “a luxurious retreat from the chaos of the world outside,” it fulfills this promise. The Spa at Langham Place is huge by most NYC standards and includes […]

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