Author Archive for Tracie Heffernan

5 luxurious Summer ski destinations

5 luxurious Summer ski destinations

Seasoned travellers seeking a new Summer escape may find luxurious adventures in an unlikely place ? on the ski slopes. From the Alps to Argentina, these mountain?destinations offer?consistent snow conditions, lively culture?and upscale accommodations. Here are our top 5 luxurious Summer ski destinations: Portillo, Chile Almost unearthly in its beauty,?Ski Portillo Resort is?nestled amongst?the towering […]

Luxurious Louisville ? adventures beyond the Kentucky Derby

Luxurious Louisville ? adventures beyond the Kentucky Derby

With the storied Kentucky Derby taking place this weekend ? a highbrow event as famous for its carnival atmosphere, elaborate hats and socialite attendees as it is for excitment on the?racetrack ? Louisville, Kentucky is enjoying its share of attention this week as a luxury destination. What travellers might not realize is that beyond the?festivities […]

5 surprisingly luxurious New York City hotels

5 surprisingly luxurious New York City hotels

Known for premium nightly rates even at?modest hotels, New York City can be a difficult place to find?luxury lodging?at value. But thanks to a growing number of?boutique?hotels focused on the efficiency-minded traveler,?high-end?accommodations?at mid-range prices?have become increasingly more available. The next time you visit the Big Apple, consider one of these surprisingly luxurious New York City […]

5 of the world's best luxury destinations for Spring skiing

5 of the world’s best luxury destinations for Spring skiing

With blue skies,?soft snow?and pleasant temperatures, spring is?arguably?the best time of year for a ski vacation. These top destinations?add lively culture and unique experiences that appeal to storm chasers and social skiers alike, so here are our 5 best luxury destinations for Spring skiing: L?Escape Killy, France A vast area encompassing the resorts of Tignes […]

Luxurious Utah - no longer a hidden gem

Luxurious Utah – no longer a hidden gem

Despite laying claim to a dozen world-class ski resorts and indulgent desert retreats, Utah has flown largely under the radar as a luxury destination. This anonymity has meant crowd-free ski slopes?and great deals at?posh?spa retreats, but?an influx?of internationally recognized hoteliers and high-profile events may foil Utah’s?secret as a year-round hot spot. For those yet to […]

5 ways to apr?s ski in Park City, Utah

5 ways to apr?s ski in Park City, Utah

Arguably as enjoyable as time on the slopes, apr?s ski is an essential part of a luxury mountain getaway.?Park City, Utah features apr?s options of every nature, from sophisticated lounges to lively social hot?spots. Here are five unique ways to unwind after a day on the slopes in Park City: High West Distillery The ski-in […]