Intrepid Doubles Family-Themed Itineraries

Intrepid Travel is doubling its family-themed tours for 2017 with 48 itineraries tailored to families in two new styles of travel, Comfort and Active Family. The decision to launch more than 20 tours comes as a result of the increasing...

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Go Glamping in Antarctica

about Antarctica

Antarctica may be on your travel bucket list, but what if even the prospect of being one of the few people ever to set foot on the surreal, winter wilderness of the South Pole isn't enough to convince you to...

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Snuggle in an Igloo in the Alps in Switzerland

about Switzerland

Igloos aren't a central feature of Switzerland's picturesquely traditional alpine culture. Scenic, snow-capped mountains, check.  Sophisticated ski chalets, check. Meadows with dairy cattle, check.  The famous cheeses and milk chocolate they produce, check and check. But a mountain in central...

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Go Island Hopping in the South Pacific

about French Polynesia, French Polynesia

The very word 'Tahiti' evokes the mystique of one of the most remote and romantic island destinations in the world. An island hopping escape to even a few of the 118 islands and atolls in this South Pacific paradise is...

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Celebrate the Holidays French Style Around the World

You say: Christmas, the French say: Noel. Paris is always a top holiday escape destination, but the City of Light is not the only place to have a 'Joyeux Noel'. Here are my other favorite places in the world to...

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Warm Up Indoors with 12 Days of Christmas Cocktails in Canada

about Canada

InterContinental Hotels in Canada are warming up a cold Canadian winter with 12 festive cocktails through the month of December. You can celebrate or commiserate over the winter weather while enjoying flavors of the holidays in style at all three...

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Great News if You Collect Air Mileage. One of the Longest Flights in the World is Back.

about Singapore

Singapore Airlines has resumed flights to San Francisco, one of the longest non-stop flights in aviation. The new service serves San Francisco twice daily. These flights are the longest in the Singapore Airlines network and among the longest in duration...

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Opening Weekend for Germany's Christmas Markets

about Germany

So many of our modern Christmas traditions hail from Germany (via England, thanks to Queen Victoria's German husband, Prince Albert); for a real injection of the spirit of Christmas, no better place to go than the source. Plus, Germans are...

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Why We Love River Cruising in Europe

about Europe

We love river cruising. Like all cruise travel, it's a hassle-free way to navigate to multiple destinations and get an overview of a region. You unpack once, really settling in to your ship environment like a home away from home....

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Swiss Summer Sips

about Switzerland

In the heat of the summer, even cooler regions of Europe look for ways to beat the heat. Switzerland may be famous for chocolate and cheese, green meadows and snowy alps... but even they have some secrets to quench your...

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Saying 'I Do' Off-the-Beaten Path in Treasure Beach, Jamaica

about Treasure Beach, Jamaica

With its famous tropical beaches, music and lifestyle, no wonder Jamaica is a favourite Caribbean island for destination weddings.  Most couples who travel to Jamaica to celebrate their special day at one of the remarkable all-inclusive resorts. But some couples...

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Planning a Destination Wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Puerto Vallarta, on the Pacific coast, is one of Mexico's top resort destinations.  In town, in the ocean, or in forest, there's plenty to entertain visitors.  Boardwalks in town are worth a stroll to see sculptors and artisans at work. ...

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