Archive for January, 2012:

Three Luxe Five-Star Winter Escapes

If the winter blues are getting you down, bounce back with a quick getaway. From the East Coast to the West, we found three Five-Star hotels with perk-up packages that’ll take your mind off of the wind, sleet and snow: Culture and Couture Package at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park.  Enjoy the best that […]

Top Five Small Towns: Midwest

  We’ve already showed you our favorite small towns in New England and in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, we’re spotlighting the Midwest’s top tiny towns. Flip through our slideshow; if you don’t see your favorite small-town getaway, let us know in the survey below. [imagebrowser id=16] Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading […]

The Five Best Treatments At Kohler Waters Spa

Fresh off its new Five-Star ranking, Kohler Waters Spa is quickly becoming one of our go-to relaxation spots in the midwest. The treatments at the Wisconsin spa are standouts — indulgent, unusual and just all-around notable. Here’s our top five: 1. The Neat Feet pedicure. One of the spa’s signature treatments, this 50-minute restorative pedicure soothes […]

Friday Travel Photo: Singapore Street Style

  On a recent trip to Singapore, street photographer Jason Martini spotted a local sporting a new spin on the classic Michael Jordan kicks. “I was approaching the busiest stretch of Orchard Road, a really popular area in the city. It has tons of high-end shopping and is very busy and very pretty,” Martini said. […]

Five New Travel Apps That Are Worth Your Time

  You can easily spend a day sifting though thousands of travel apps, but we’ve checked out the latest ones that will get you through all sorts of trip-related snafus. Here are five of our favorites: Best NYC Guide. For an all-in-one resource on New York — from the classic must-sees to undiscovered spots — […]

Saddle Up For Luxe Cowboy Getaways

What if you could learn the ins and outs of life as a cowboy (or cowgirl) while on a luxury vacation? Strap into your stirrups and get your best wrangling arm ready, because we’ve got three ranch getaways to check out: The Little Nell. This year, the Five-Star Aspen hotel will introduce “Cowboy Camp 101,” […]

Where In The World Are These Properties?

  Take a look at the five hotels below and then challenge yourself with this quiz. All we can say is that each hotel is unique in its own way — from its location to its amenities. Can you guess where they are? Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. […]

Tour A TV Star’s Arkansas Home

Known as the male Martha Stewart, television star and gardening expert P. Allen Smith makes his home in Little Rock, dividing his time between his city cottage in Quapaw Quarter and his country retreat at Moss Mountain Farm. Though you can’t take a peek at Stewart’s home, you can visit Smith’s farm — and even […]

The Five Best Treatments At Spa At The Broadmoor

Though you’ll have a whole slew of treatments available to you at the Five-Star Spa at The Broadmoor, a few in particular stand out. Here are five that we love to indulge in: 1. The latest and greatest treatment at Spa at The Broadmoor is a package called the Lu’Lur Ceremony ($315). Inspired by an […]