Eye on the World

Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Eye on the World: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Recommend’s editor-in-chief, Paloma Villaverde de Rico, visited Puerto Vallarta last week for the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014 trade show. Experience the destination, show and hotels via the Eye on the World: Puerto Vallarta edition.


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The London Eye in the distance.

Posted on March 25th, 2014

Eye on the World: England

From Liverpool to London, we bring you the sights from England—a country more popular now more than ever thanks to one hit PBS drama series—with our Eye on the World series.


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Bikes are a common form of transportation in Copenhagen and a speedy way to get around town.

Posted on January 7th, 2014

Eye on the World: Copenhagen

This winter, we ventured to Scandinavia to explore the charming city of Copenhagen, with its beautiful, pedestrian-friendly streets, spectacular Christmas markets, and burgeoning food scene. Here’s a glimpse into our time in Denmark and our brief stay at Generator Copenhagen.


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The Aqua Park.

Posted on December 3rd, 2013

Eye on the World: On Board MSC Divina

This week, Recommend had the chance to step on board MSC Divina at its now home base, PortMiami. Here’s a look at this Italian-inspired beauty.


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El Bazaar del Sabado in the San Angel neighborhood.

Posted on November 18th, 2013

Eye on the World: Mexico City

Editor-in-chief Paloma Villaverde de Rico traveled to Mexico City earlier this month, staying at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Mexico, D.F. Here’s a snapshot of her time in this Mexican capital city.


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Disney Magic

Posted on November 5th, 2013

Eye on the World: Disney Magic Re-Imagined

We cruised on the Disney Magic Re-Imagined this past weekend. Here’s a snapshot of the onboard goodies.


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Albergue 1601 is a colonial relic in central Macau featuring an outstanding Portuguese restaurant, tiny shops stocked with Portuguese products, colorful buildings shaded by cinnamon trees, Chinese lanterns—in short, all that makes Macau the alluring destination that it is today.

Posted on October 21st, 2013

Eye on the World: Macau

Recommend’s Asia/South Pacific editor is exploring the former Portuguese colony of Macau, a city in China known for its casinos, capturing daily life through his photographic lens.


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The Bridge of Peace is a pedestrian bridge over the Mtkvari River that connects Old Tbilisi with the expanding city. The Italian architect Michele De Lucchi designed the bridge, which glows at night.

Posted on October 7th, 2013

Eye on the World: The Country of Georgia

Recommend’s associate editor, Deserae del Campo, visited this independent country and was fascinated by its people and hospitality. Here are a few images from her time venturing through the country.


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A typical autumn morning in Antwerp.

Posted on September 30th, 2013

Eye on the World: Antwerp

Recommend’s Asia/South Pacific editor is exploring the Flemish city of Antwerp, Belgium, taking in daily life and culture with the help of his photographic lens.


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The Edgewater, Seattle's only waterfront hotel, was built in 1962 to house workers during the World's Fair. It is a time-tested icon and one of its most desirable and colorful accommodations near all the major city attractions. It has undergone a recent major restoration placing it among the city's top hotels.

Posted on August 21st, 2013

Eye on the World: Seattle

Recommend’s Asia/South Pacific Editor, Sergio Ortiz, spent the weekend at The Edgewater, the only waterfront hotel in Seattle, capturing the spirit of this classic property—home to everyone from The Beatles to Blondie—and the city’s landmarks.


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