August 2013

Posted on August 9th, 2013

Recommend August 2013


Paloma at Cruise3Sixty

Posted on August 5th, 2013

Editor’s Notes

As you read through this issue, I’ll be sailing the Danube with Viking River Cruises, but there’s a spin to it—I’ll be doing it with my 13-year-old daughter.


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Suite accommodations at the Dan Carmel in Haifa.

Posted on August 5th, 2013

Dan Hotels, Israel

Fourteen deluxe hotels with locations only in Israel and a history that stems back to 1947—that’s Dan Hotels in a nutshell.


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Jacada clients can opt for a flying safari in Namibia.

Posted on August 5th, 2013

Jacada Travel, Beyond-the-Average Itineraries

The booking agents at Jacada Travel, a luxury private-guided tour company headquartered in London, are referred to as “travel designers”—experienced and independent globetrotters who go beyond the pre-set menu of a travel itinerary to build individual, customizable trips, while always keeping the client’s interests in mind.


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The Sky Deck offers a whirlpool, giant chess game and open-air views.

Posted on August 5th, 2013

Avalon Expression

We sailed on the new 166-passenger Avalon Expression for its christening cruise, and although the cruise line offers the utmost in onboard delights (we’ll get to those later), it was those expansive views of sloping vineyards, deep forests and ancient castles along the Rhine from our suite’s French balcony that made this river cruise experience truly exceptional.


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AmaWaterways offers immersive excursions on the Mekong.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Cruising the Rivers of Southeast Asia

The river cruise lines that ply the alluring Mekong and Irrawaddy are busy building new ships, making enhancements and adding immersive experiences.


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The new Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque de Soleil at Mandalay Bay.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Las Vegas-The Ultimate Playground for a Girls and Guys Getaway

If your clients are asking for the ultimate bachelor and bachelorette party, a mancation, a spa getaway, and the like, complemented by a few sinful delights, it’s a no brainer—recommend Las Vegas.


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The recently renovated Argonaut Hotel at Fisherman's Wharf.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Kimpton Takes Center Stage in San Francisco.

Kimpton and San Francisco go hand-in-hand: Both the brand and the city are a little bit quirky, in a good way, and both are not shy about expressing their whimsical side.


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Horseback riding along South Africa's shorelines is one of the many off-the-beaten-path activities.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

South Africa-Bicycles, Horses & Wonderful experiences

South Africa offers a veritable cornucopia of experiences—a vacationer’s delight that challenges travelers to venture that extra mile beyond roads less traveled and to places where visitors are few.


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Restaurant with a view at Chateau Eza in Eze Village.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

A French Twosome with SLH

Although Paris and the South of France have completely different vibes—Paris offers a fast-paced, city life ambiance and numerous attractions, while the Riviera emits a quieter, laid-back lifestyle—we recommend you pair this handsome duo into a fabulous getaway.


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