Ireland

A luxury immersion into the soul of Ireland

The “Luxe” of the Irish I’m walking beneath a forest canopy so veiled with vines the sun’s rays barely illuminate the path below my feet. I hold my arm out at shoulder height and hear the hawk before I see it....
Caribbean

Island-hopping in the Caribbean

As our Twin Otter plane careens past a mist-shrouded volcano and screeches to a stop on a runway that drops into the Caribbean Sea, I’m tempted to join my fellow passengers who spontaneously burst into applause...
Rhône-Alpes

Foodie tour of the Rhône-Alpes

Cycle route Annecy As someone who spends much of her time behind a computer there’s nothing quite as satisfying as being able to boast that I cycled the French Alps. The fact that I’m pedaling an electric b...
Sailing - Royal Clipper

Sailing the Secret Caribbean

Exploring hidden islands on the Royal Clipper I realize something as soon as our ship sets sail. It’s not about the posh cabins, the exotic ports of call or even the 5-course gourmet dinners, the magic of the...

Cruising Germany’s Christmas Markets

Nuremberg Medievel market tower Germany is home to more than 150 Christmas markets and if you’re tempted to think they’re only about lebkuchen and mulled wine, you’re in for a surprise. Signaling the beginn...