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Florida Keys and the Caribbean on the Rebound

Last September, popular tourist destinations, from South Florida to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, were devastated by Mother Nature, with record-breaking Hurricanes Irma and Maria forcing them to halt business as communities worked tirelessly to repair the damage that occurred. Now, five months later, the destinations are moving forward, full steam ahead, welcoming tourists back to their favorite …

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For Lovers Only

Luxuriously romantic, stretching along a secluded beach, El Dorado Maroma, a spa resort by Karisma, is Mexico’s premier adults-only resort. Located in the heart of the Riviera Maya, the resort’s Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows, a cluster of exclusive, private bungalows sitting right over the turquoise waters of Maroma Beach, are the only overwater bungalows in the region. Watch the sun rise and …

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The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift

Nothing says “I Love You” like a luxurious, romantic beach vacation!  Teplis can help you find just the right destination for a getaway for two.  Whether it be an anniversary, a much-deserved vacation, or even a first date, surprise your Valentine with a Teplis Travel Gift Certificate among the candy and flowers. Add an engagement ring and we’ll help you …

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When to Book a Cruise to Save the Most Money

A study by Cruisewatch, has found that booking the respective cruise destination at the right time can realistically save you up to 71% off your cruise. The site’s massive study examined 18,983 sailings by region with departures in 2017, and found a surprising trend: as the date of departure approaches, cruise prices fluctuate to a greater extent. Some regions even …

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The New Golden Age of Luxury Rail

The golden age of rail travel might be well behind us, but across the globe, luxury trains are experiencing a renaissance. Some transport visitors to iconic destinations aboard storied trains that heave centuries of history along the rails. Others offer modern decor and experiential itineraries that cater to the contemporary traveler. Either way, industry insiders agree that interest among travelers …

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Family, Go West!

We had a great response to our Vacation Spotlight featuring “Horseback Riding in Ecuador” two weeks ago, but readers kept asking for an equestrian vacation closer to home…So, saddle up!… An authentic horse and cattle ranch in the Rocky Mountain foothills, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch has been family owned and operated since 1946. Rated among the “Top Ten Colorado Dude …

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Wellness Travel Comes of Age

When 600+ wellness experts from 40+ nations gather to debate the future of wellness, a uniquely insightful and global view of trends unfolds. That’s what transpired at the recent Global Wellness Summit (GWS), which brought together leaders from the travel, spa, beauty, fitness, nutrition, technology, medical and architecture worlds. Now, the organization released their top wellness trends for 2018 (and beyond). The group took …

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Disney’s Danube River Cruise for Families

Adventures by Disney, the Mouse House’s tour division, is dipping a toe into river cruising for the first time this summer, offering family-focused voyages on the Danube river Disney is partnering with AmaWaterways, a seasoned river cruise operator, to offer the sailings. Covering nearly 450 miles of the Danube between Vilshofen, Germany and Budapest, Hungary. The one-way, seven-night voyages take …

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Wellness on the Beach in Aruba

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, the Caribbean’s #1 Hotel for Romance is cranking up their wellness score! Now you can skip Happy Hour on the beach and check out its wellness-focused counterpart, Healthy Hour, featuring complimentary wholesome snacks and half-priced nutrient-packed smoothies and Bucuti craft mocktails from 3 to 4 p.m. daily. New daily complimentary wellness activities and classes include …

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Horseback Riding in Ecuador

This nine-day adventure leads you through valleys surrounded by mountain lakes and snow-capped peaks, ancient pre-Inca structures, and dramatic views of waterfalls above the clouds. Begin in Ecuador’s capital and second largest city, Quito, where the intimate and luxurious boutique amenities of Casa Gangotena provide endless comfort as you acclimate to the area’s higher elevation. Your Ecuador horseback riding adventure through …