Onsite Reviews

A bird's-eye view of Bogota from Monserrate.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Bogota, Colombia

This past spring, Recommend was whisked away on a whirlwind tour of Bogota, Colombia. Although we wished we could’ve spent more time in this South American hotspot, during the short time we were there, Bogota managed to enthrall and enrapture our senses with its culture, museums, pre- and post-Columbian architecture, and its world-class local and international cuisine.


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One of the two main pools at the Hrad Rock Hotel Vallarta.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Rockin It In Vallarta

When rocker Eric Clapton donated a Fender Lead II guitar to mark his favorite seat at London’s Hard Rock Cafe in 1979, he did more than permanently reserve his perch at the quirky American diner.


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The resort offers expansive views of the natural surroundings.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

The Softer Side of Baja

Villa del Palmar brings luxury to a mellow Mexican gem.


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The not-to-be-missed Stingray City.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

A Non-Diver’s Guide to the Westin Grand Cayman

Your clients like scuba diving and have an income north of middle class? Easy.


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Grand Case Beach Club in St. Martin offers a laid-back vibe.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

A Tale of Two Cultures

St. Martin/St. Maarten packs a cultural punch. On the north side, this dual-heritage, 37-sq.-mile island associates itself with the French West Indies, while the southern portion, St. Maarten, is part of the Netherlands Antilles.


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Beachside at the Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino.

Posted on August 2nd, 2013

Aruba Marriott Resort

My first visit to Aruba was on a FAM trip in the early 1980s.


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Chalet Pelerin offers high-end accommodations

Posted on July 2nd, 2013

Eleven Experiences Chalet Pelerin

Eleven Experience is an experiential lifestyle travel company that’s ideal for the adventure seeker who has deep pockets— its product and service are not for the budget-conscious in any sense of the term.


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At Grand Solmar, guests can opt to take part on one of the area's many activities such a sa dolphin encounter

Posted on July 2nd, 2013

Grand Solmar Land’s End Resort & Spa

A desert by the sea—that’s Cabo San Lucas in a nutshell.


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The Ranch at Emerald Valley is part of the Broadmoor Wilderness Experience

Posted on July 2nd, 2013

The Broadmoor Colorado Springs

You might ask yourself why we are including The Broadmoor— a grand historic hotel that harks back to 1918—in an issue dedicated to adventure travel.


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Jade Mountain, on Saint Lucia's western coast.

Posted on June 28th, 2013

Soaring to New Heights in Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia has been compared to Peter Pan’s Never Land, and it’s no wonder since the island almost seems like a real-life version of the fairy tale, with an abundance of natural beauty: from the bright-blue water to the lush rainforests and twin pitons looming in the distance.


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