SRI LANKA: TOP 5 ACTIVITIES AND PLACES TO VISIT

5th century secular cave paintings or frescoes survive inside the cave of the 600-foot rock at Sigiriya Rock Fortress, the “Fortress in the Sky.” (cover photo)         SRI LANKA: Top 5 ACTIVITIES AND PLACES to Visit     by:  Amber Creighton     Sri Lanka is a compact, teardrop-shaped island country located out …

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MACAU BEHIND THE GLITZ

A city steep in history, its Chinese-Portuguese culture still intact amidst the high rolling bustles, Macau offers an array of attractions worthy of a weekend spin, or longer.     Macau Behind the Glitz   by:  Jennifer Sy     The clanks and beeps of slot machines echo in the background, its colorful glow catches the …

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NOW OPEN: FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SHENZHEN

The 8th Four Seasons property in China offers state-of-the-art hospitality and opens the door to new experiences in the Pearl River Delta   NOW OPEN: FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SHENZHEN INVITES GUESTS TO EXPLORE ONE OF CHINA’S MOST DYNAMIC CITIES   Just minutes from Hong Kong and within hopping distance from Guangzhou and Macau is a …

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THREE OUTSTANDING RESTAURANTS ALONG THE BALTIC SEA

The vast and beautiful shoreline of chalk cliffs and sandy beaches along the Baltic Sea still remain secluded and divinely peaceful.  The Baltic Sea they say is the next Mediterranean.   Discover THREE OUTSTANDING RESTAURANTS ALONG THE BALTIC SEA   by:  Raquel Guerrero   A common treasure along every coastline is the food it has to …

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EXPERIENCE PARIS THE INTIMATE AND LUXURIOUS WAY. SMALL LUXURY HOTELS AT ST. GERMAIN DÉS PRES

By:  Annabelle Luzuriaga Bautista    I’ve discovered that Small Luxury Hotels (“SLH”) in Paris have similar, if not identical, characteristics.   I do a lot of research, investigate, inquire and even check reviews from various websites before I finalize my preferred choice of boutique hotel.   EXPERIENCE Paris IntimateLY and LuxuriousLY.  Small Luxury Hotels at St. …

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EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH SOUTHERN SPAIN

by:  Jennifer Sy   A foreign colleague once mentioned that he had never had lunch so early in his life, but because he missed dinner the night before, he was starving.  I asked what happened to his dinner.  “You guys eat early”, he replied.  Ah yes, he is from Seville.  Dinner to him is not …

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COSTA RICA: TOP 5 OUTDOOR FAMILY ACTIVITIES IN THE PAPAGAYO PENINSULA

by:  Raquel Guerrero     Costa Rica: Top 5 Outdoor Family Activities in THE PAPAGAYO PENINSULA     Costa Rica, famous for its varied terrain, offers a whole host of outdoor activities within the confines of a pristine paradise that is surrounded by lush jungles, sprawling mountain ranges, wildlife preserves, waterfalls, and a beautiful coast. …

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FIVE THINGS YOU MUST DO WHEN IN MOROCCO

Five Things You Must Do When in Morocco by:  Jennifer Sy     Good-looking and sporting a black leather jacket, he cheerfully introduced himself, “Hi! My name is Sa-eed” and settled into the vacant seat facing me.  After taking a good look at us, he welcomed us to Morocco.  And for the next 4 hours, …

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THE RITZ-CARLTON NEW YORK, BATTERY PARK BRINGS HOTEL GUESTS CLOSER TO BROOKLYN’S FINEST ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE STATUE TO STADIUM PACKAGE

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park Brings Hotel Guests Closer to Brooklyn’s Finest Entertainment with The Statue to Stadium Package Offering an ultimate luxury experience mixed with exhilarating events at the Barclays Center New York, New York March 05, 2013 – With the recent opening of the Barclays Center, travelers and locals alike are pairing their Lower …

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RING IN SPRING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S ONLY ULTRA-LUXURY COASTAL RESORT: THE RITZ-CARLTON HALF MOON BAY

For Easter, Spring Break and more, The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay offers an array of activities this season HALF MOON BAY, CALIF. – March 19, 2013 – Spring comes alive at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay with a host of ways to celebrate the season. From effortless Spring Break getaways to a lavish Easter brunch to …

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