by Arie Boris The skipper turned our boat hard to port as a line of sleek hulled racing sails rapidly approached. Baring down, the ten racing sailboats careened past and all at once, as if choreographed, tacked into the wind around the race track marker. Brightly colored sails dipped closer to the waves, as eight […]
By Robert Yost Hotel Andra (SEATTLE, WA)-We always stay the night before and after a cruise in the port city of embarkation and disembarkation. So for our recent Seattle based Alaska cruise on Holland America, we looked for a fun, affordable boutique property in the city. We stayed at the Hotel Andra, which is an […]
The cruise industry in Australia has been experiencing an astonishing growth. 10 years ago, there were only a few cruise companies dedicated to the Australia market. Today, more luxurious ships are seen docking in the ports of Australia’s major cities.Â This anticipated development is good news to cruising enthusiasts and avid travelers as it paves […]
By Arie Boris If you have always wanted to escape to a small, upscale French boutique hotel in the south of France, then cruising on Le Boreal is for you! This new and very chic vessel is so French in every way: interior design, cuisine, French staff, and guests. You will feel transported regardless of […]
Montreal city has many museums of interest. One of them is the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. It is Canada’s oldest art institution, founded around 1860. It was moved to its present location on the historic Golden Square Mile of Sherbrooke Street and, in addition to being the largest Montreal museum, it is also a member of Bizot Group, a forum that enables the exchange of ideas and exhibition among the leaders of the prominent museums of the world. The museum has been divided into three pavilions: Beaux Arts, the modernist Jean-Noel Desmarais Pavilion, and the Liliane and David M. Stewart Pavilion. The museum houses edifices from around the world.
Nantucket Island is one of Massachusetts’ greatest prides. Its gorgeous sandy shore, old residences, cliffs and captivating history are just some of the reasons why tourists are drawn to this town and island, located 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The island is small, measuring about 14 miles in length and 3.5 miles in width. It has become a favorite destination for American city dwellers who dream of a near yet amazing getaway.
Elegant wineries, bright wine grape vineyards, beautiful mountainous landscape, and cool Mediterranean climate – these are some of the things you will experience when you are traveling at Chile’s Casablanca Valley, the country’s fastest growing wine regions.
The area is a valley that stretches to 19 miles and borders Valparaiso province. The first vineyards to have been planted in the region were during the 1980s. Although, there are different kinds of wines produced in the region, Casablanca is known for its crisp white wine such as Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. The vineyard’s major white grapes include Riesling, Viognier and Gewurztraminer.