We like spontaneity just as much as the next person. There’s nothing more thrilling than a last minute getaway. But some trips require (and deserve!) more time to plan. Wildly popular, extremely exclusive, or difficult to get to destinations demand a little more forethought and expertise during the planning stages. Here are seven trips to book a year in advance – at least!
Banish the big box hotel blues with a stay in one of these re-purposed spaces transformed into luxury hotels. Re-purposed and re-imagined, these amazing spaces each have a story to tell.
As the festive season approaches every year, our expert travel designers are enlisted by creative gift-givers. Their request? Help with giving the gift of travel. If you want to wow your friends and family by treating them to a future trip, take a peek at our top picks for places to book now and travel to after the holidays.
Diwali illuminates India every year with color and celebrations. The festival is deeply rooted in several Hindu stories that are exuberantly brought to life across the country in many ways. India is always a lively feast for the senses, but visiting during Diwali will bring you even closer to the rich culture of this historic land.
We’re calling the top 2019 travel trends as we see them. Whether or not you follow the trends, travel is about exploration. What part of the globe are you exploring in 2019? If your 2019 travel list isn’t set just yet, allow us to give you some ideas.
Following an influx or expat chefs and creative residents, as well as access to some of the planet’s most raw, natural ingredients – Costa Rica’s capital is finally in the midst of a cultural and gastronomic renaissance. The best way to prove it? Join Ker & Downey on a guided walk through the Barrio Escalante Gastronomic neighborhood to sample the fresh gourmet food and craft beer at every turn. Your stomach will thank us.
Count down the last seconds of 2018 in a memorable place when you travel to one of the coolest places to ring in the New Year. In these exciting locations across the globe, 2019 starts with a bang, and our exclusive and unique experiences for New Year’s Eve keep the party going.
At the Belmond Mount Nelson, Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg is bringing awareness to food waste with his new exclusive menu and culinary experience “Wasted! at the Chef’s Table.” Cape Town is one of the world’s top foodie destinations, with origins to its flavors and cuisines dating back to the 17th-century spice trade. This long and flavorful history has made Cape Town the gourmet capital of South Africa, giving way to famous restaurants like The Test Kitchen, Pot Luck Club, and La Colombe. For foodies, Cape Town is definitely a bucket list destination.
The Cannes Film Festival glimmers with glitz and glam, and we our access to gets you close to some of your favorite stars. But the south of France also has a wealth of sophisticated experiences to enjoy beyond the movie-making glamour. These are our top experiences for a chic getaway fit for a movie star.
There are so many creative ways to pop the question, but planning that special moment in one of the world’s most gorgeous places makes it even more memorable. Start the rest of your life in one of these ultra-romantic destinations where love is sure to be in the air.