This week sees the festival of Inti Raymi in Cuzco, Peru. Once the biggest festival of the Inca calendar, this Festival of the Sun lasts for almost a week with the main day of the 24thJune one of elaborate parades and re-enactments in the Plaza de Armas, at Sacsayhuaman and in Koricancha.…
Added by Amberley on June 21, 2012 at 6:31am —
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I've been asked by anyone to whom I mention my involvement in The French Joband its purpose, "how on earth can someone dive to more than 703 feet below sea level?!" And then I tell them the miraculous way in which Sébastien Murat does just that - by expelling the air from his lungs before descent. I smile as… Continue
Added by Denea on June 9, 2012 at 3:50am —
Luxury hotels in Vienna are booming like never before. When I moved from my hometown Vienna to London 10 years ago, local luxury was confined to heritage sites like Schonbrunn Palace, a handful of rather outdated palace hotels and lonely luxury shops, and even less gourmet restaurants. With the growing influx of well-heeled Asian and Middle Eastern travellers in search for suitable… Continue
Added by Barbara Gruell Cacao on April 2, 2012 at 6:30am —
According to the Horwath HTL survey, the primary destination for luxury travel is Europe, listed by 41% of the respondents followed by Asia-Pacific (27%). In Europe, France (14%) and Italy (9%) are the favorites. In Asia-Pacific the top destinations are the Maldives, Japan, India and French Polynesia, Thailand and New Zealand. Destinations in the Middle East and Africa were favoured by 18%, with Austral Africa and Mauritius noted by 12%.Turkey and United Arab Emirates (UAE) attracted 6%.In… Continue
Added by Stark Tourism Forum on June 23, 2011 at 6:05am —
Discover Vietnam with my small group.. girls only from 7 - 21 October, take time out for some R&R, spa treatments, shopping, cookery lessons. Trip starts in HCMC (Saigon) and ends in Hanoi 15 days later. We'll get to stay in the BEST 5* French Colonial hotels.. we'll get to MEET LOCAL chefs, photographers,… Continue
Added by Jean Wethmar on June 4, 2011 at 8:43pm —
Scotland is an outstanding country with beautiful and serene landscapes, romantic castles and a rich history and heritage. Whether you are on budget, travelling with your family on vacation or visiting on business, hotels in Scotland will help you find the accommodation that suit your specific need, comfort and budget.
Scotland is traveler’s delight with its splendid natural beauty, beautiful landscapes, rich history, mesmerizing castlesand cultural heritage sights.… Continue
Added by Alan Benson on April 8, 2011 at 5:04am —
On an island such as Corfu the traveller has many choices of accommodation.
Hotel Corfu Secret has, due to its unique characteristics, come occupy a special place.
Since its opening in May 2007, in its first year of operation, the hotel has become well- known throughout Europe, America, Canada and Australia.
Although this ‘Boutique' type hotel can be distinguished… Continue
Added by Spiros Laskaris on February 21, 2011 at 4:28am —
Just a quick introduction from us.
We are a new company called Your Yacht Limited who have launched into luxury travel industry. We have developed a website http://www.youryachtcharter.com which specialises in crewed and bareboat yacht charters from all over the world.
We are constantly adding boats to our site so if there is something you require but cannot see please do not hesitate to… Continue
Added by Ben on October 2, 2010 at 12:34pm —
Recently, Raveable introduced a new and innovative way to find hotels with those hard to find features. I'd like to share it with you and ask for your feedback.
Travelers searching for hotels with uncommon amenities like hotels with jacuzzi in room
, in room fireplace
Added by Rafik Robeal on December 6, 2009 at 11:21pm —
Hundreds of people hooted and screamed in excitement as a youngman, sitting on the shoulders of his two friends, managed to land some quick kisses on a girl’s cheek as men splashed water on the two.
The girl, also sitting on the shoulders of two men, could only try to hide her blushing in vain while the sounds Balinese ensemble get louder and merrier . The two were among some 200 youths who participated in the annual local omed - omedan (kissing) ritual in Kaja hamlet, Sesetan sub… Continue
Added by Bid Bali Winner on December 2, 2009 at 7:13pm —
On the 5th of January 2009, it is the birthday of the Jade Emperor more known as Ti Kong or as Tian Gong in Mandarin. It is an important day for Hokkien Taoist (fujien), they would start prayer from the previous night at 11 pm and go through until 2 am on the next day. It is a night of grand offerings; roast chicken and ducks, and all kind of Chinese kueh (egg cake). A pair of sugar canes is also a must, although it may come down to what the kitchen can produce on the night. It is a night of… Continue
Added by Bid Bali Winner on December 2, 2009 at 7:12pm —
When most travelers confessed to me, one topic seemed to come up quite a bit and that was “I have never been to…”. Below are some places that these vagabonds have yet to mark off on their “to see” list.
, a man you would think has touched every inch of this planet, has yet to make his presence felt at the Grand Canyon.
is another globe-trotting individual that has also seen most of the… Continue
Added by Andrew Hickey on October 11, 2009 at 5:51pm —
: enjoy a home away from home with lavish amenities in prime locations. According to many industry insiders, the vacation rental
market is on the rise. Lodging industry expert Glenn Haussman recently reported on the “explosive growth” of vacation rentals in recent years.
“Vacation rentals are really starting to catch on,” said Margie Van Zee, COO and Founder of Bella… Continue
Added by Ollivier Jacq on May 25, 2009 at 2:05pm —
offers up a myriad of choices for fun in the sun. For example, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and much more will allow you to soak up some vitamin D while enjoying endless hours of fun on the beaches of Florida.
Climb to the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse for a spectacular view or ease into the day while strolling along Anastasia State Park. Anastasia Island is home to the… Continue
Added by Florida Vacation on February 17, 2009 at 11:28am —
Ahoy! Here's my map of places I've visited, and it looks like the HTML code came through! Who woulda thunk...
Added by SavvyNavigator on February 12, 2009 at 10:15pm —
First of all, NO jokes about taking gay tours to prisons, OK?
As most readers already know, Savvy Navigator is fiercely committed to bringing new and different gay travel experiences to his friends and clients. With gay tours to South Africa planned for May and November of this year, the Savvy Navigator itinerary includes off-the-beaten-path experiences that no other gay tour operator offers.
One of the best options for a free… Continue
Added by SavvyNavigator on February 3, 2009 at 2:00pm —
Savvy Navigator blogs about breaking his ankle on a gay tour in Botswana, and a recent NYT article on the importance of travel insurance.
Added by SavvyNavigator on January 23, 2009 at 4:07pm —
I'm slowly building up a reservoir of Hawaii-related articles, and they do pretty well over at each of their respective sites (Suite101, TravelingMamas, and Uptake). Because it's a big deal for a lot of people to actually up and take a vacation in Hawaii, I'm thinking the relatively high PVs means one of two things: Either luxury travel is buffered somewhat from the worldwide economic downturn, or else there are a lot of aspirational searchers out there.
Possibly a little of… Continue
Added by Jen M on January 22, 2009 at 12:30am —