Featured Member Blog Posts – August 2016 Archive (32)

Fun, Delicious Waterfront Dining at the Jackspot on Virginia's Chincoteague Island

After arriving in the late…


Added by Travel Daddy on August 31, 2016 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany - 'Mainhattan' Goes Both Big & Small


Added by Iberia Airlines on August 30, 2016 at 8:21am — No Comments

Stompin' at Another Swell Savoy, in Magical Madeira

by Myrna Katz Frommer & Harvey Frommer

Coming out of the snowiest March in New England history, imagine what a pleasure it was to disembark from a plane on a morning that felt like the middle of June, swiftly exit a calm and orderly airport, and find a man named Jorge standing in the sunlight, waiting for…


Added by Harvey frommer on August 29, 2016 at 3:17pm — No Comments

29 of Mexico's Most Magnificent Beaches


Added by José Balido on August 28, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Tenerife's Top 10 Terrific Restaurants

Whether you´re going to the Canary Islands on a family holiday or en tete a tete with your loved one, here is a list of the best restaurants in Tenerife both parties can enjoy. Canarian food is…


Added by Iberostar Hotels & Resorts on August 27, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

A Dispatch from the Annual "Krewe De Crazy Life" Trip to Jamaica's Hedonism II Resort

Every June I'm involved in a a group trip adventure to Hedonism II resort, open to all singles, couples, and funloving adults. Dates for the 11th annual trip…


Added by Ann, TS on August 26, 2016 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

The Bicycles of Burano

We’d been to see … or rather, been importunately dragged into … a glass factory on the Venetian island of Murano, to see the glass being made. Certainly, the demonstration was impressive, but we didn’t buy any. It was a bit on the expensive side, and we couldn’t be certain of getting it home in one piece.


From there, we went to visit the…


Added by Keith Kellett on August 24, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Classic Mekong Redefined

There can be no tapestry of river life as fascinating and varied as the River Mekong. Indeed there can be no more striking a cultural contrast as that between the bustling Vietnam delta and the tranquility of Cambodia. Pandaw's Classic Mekong's cruise passes from the vibrant French colonial port of…


Added by Sandra & John Scott on August 23, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Rotterdam a Dynamic Dutch Treat


Added by David Paul Appell on August 22, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Sitka, Alaska: Land of Contrast

Steeped in history and culture, and surrounded by picturesque forested islands, towering mountains, a distant volcano, and soaring eagles – Sitka is what most tourists imagine when they think of Alaska’s natural wonders.

Founded by Russian explorers in the 18th century, this town (once…


Added by The2Writers.com Page on August 21, 2016 at 7:16am — 1 Comment

Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations in India

The day has come when you have selected your wedding trousseau, fixed the venue for grand reception and drawn up the list to invite guest for the big day. After all these preparations, what is next in the list is choosing a honeymoon destination - the trip of your life with your dream partner. There are plenty of destinations in…


Added by Ana Smith on August 20, 2016 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Welcome to Hue, Vietnam's Imperial City

Set on the banks of poetic Perfume River and backed by Ngu Binh Mountain, Hue is truly a “natural beauty icon” of Vietnam. The little city was once a capital, the seat of Nguyen Dynasty more than a century ago. Unfortunately, a large part of its majesty - royal palaces, elegant temples, formidable fortress and gateways - was destroyed by wars.

Despite its eventful and complicated history, Hue remains a peaceful and scenic city, rich in nature and…


Added by Hue Ecolodge on August 19, 2016 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Mountain Biking in Costa Rica

Looking for an exciting mountain biking vacation? One of the spots on the planet you cannot afford to miss on your mountain bike is Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Costa Rica. Far from cities, traffic and asphalt, how cool is it to ride around a live volcano?

Over the years, Costa Rica has become one of the top places to go mountain biking,…


Added by Shannon Farley on August 19, 2016 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Still Puttin' on the Ritz at the London Ritz Hotel

by Myra and Harvey Frommer

We will always remember it as the spring when it rained without end in New York, while…

Added by Harvey frommer on August 18, 2016 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Ibiza in its Summer Splendor


Added by José Balido on August 17, 2016 at 4:29pm — No Comments

A Few Key Water Safety & Health Tips


Added by Iberia Airlines on August 15, 2016 at 6:51pm — No Comments

The Colonnade: Boston's Homegrown Luxury Hotel

The Back Bay neighborhood is home to so much of what makes Boston a world-class city. You're a quick walk from legendary Fenway Park, the seemingly endless blocks of Newbury Street's boutique shopping, the Skywalk Observatory atop Prudential Center, stunning emerald ribbons of parkland…


Added by Steve Mirsky on August 14, 2016 at 8:39am — No Comments

A Manhattan Night on the Town, 1930's Style

by our man about town Timothy Flapp

From the outside, it looked like any ordinary Second Avenue club.…


Added by Daniel Asa Rose on August 13, 2016 at 7:38am — No Comments

A Haggling Dance in the Souqs of Marrakech

photo: The Visual Explorer / Shutterstock.com

The crowds pushed us along, and every now and again a hoot from behind would make everyone move to the side as a motorbike…


Added by Jason Smart on August 12, 2016 at 12:33pm — No Comments

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