Category: Rhode Island

Springtime and flowers: gardens to visit in North America

Springtime and flowers: gardens to visit in North America

Springtime in England means blossom on our trees and flowers in our gardens; it also turns our minds to holidays and for the gardeners among us, perhaps the need for inspiration from gardens around the world. Here are some ideas of gardens to visit in North America. The Butchart Gardens in Victoria BC are for […]

How to spoil your Valentine 8 ways

How to spoil your Valentine 8 ways

How to find somewhere special for Valentine’s day is one of life’s challenges. When roses and chocolates are just not enough, where can you go to spoil your loved one? How to find the right balance between romantic luxury, fun, memorable but not over the top?  Heading across the Atlantic is always a special treat. […]

6 unusual things to do during the New England Fall

6 unusual things to do during the New England Fall

Everyone knows that the Autumn colours in New England are glorious. However, I suspect that not everyone know the range of quirky activities that go on in this pretty part of the world. If you happen to be in New England this Fall and are looking for things to do, keep an eye out for these […]

Top 3 luxury properties in New England

Top 3 luxury properties in New England

With rich colonial heritage, a reputation for excellent dining and a varied and memorable scenic canvas, visiting the area of New England on the East Coast of the USA has never been more popular. Boston, New England’s gateway city, is served daily by a three international airlines from London, and with a flight time in the […]

3 stops on a road trip from Boston to NYC

3 stops on a road trip from Boston to NYC

Early October is a great time for a trip to Boston, Cape Cod, Rhode Island and New York.  The weather is likely to be all over the place – so it isn’t a busy time of year for tourists.  We had half our trip high 20s and above, a hurricane, some cooler days and then more […]

14 vineyards worth visiting

14 vineyards worth visiting

A few years ago South African friends of ours introduced us to some rather lovely South African wines, thankfully just before we re-visited the country for our honeymoon.  It has rather started a habit of seeking out a vineyard to visit whenever we’re on holiday.  We’ve been nicely surprised with some UK ones too!  We […]

Boutique luxury in Providence, Rhode Island

Boutique luxury in Providence, Rhode Island

As the only boutique luxury hotel in Providence, Hotel Providence offers a unique experience that you won’t find in the chains around the city. Placed in the heart of downtown Providence, you’ll be able to broaden your artistic horizons inside and outside the hotel. Its proximity to PPAC allows you to partake in Broadway plays […]

Interview with Jack Sarvary, CEO of Itinerie

Interview with Jack Sarvary, CEO of Itinerie

Jack Sarvary is the co-founder and CEO of Itinerie, a flash-sale startup. Itinerie expands on flash-sale sites like Jetsetter and Vacationist by offering full luxury vacation packages, rather than just hotels. All of these luxury one-week packages are fully private and include all accommodations and transportation to 2-4 destinations in a single Latin American country. […]

Pampered in Providence from the Providence Biltmore

For one affordable, all-inclusive price of $699.00 per night excluding taxes, the luxurious Providence Biltmore is offering all the city has to offer, including two-night accommodations in a junior suite with two king beds, spa treatments for two at the internationally known Red Door Spa located off the hotel’s lobby, and a specially prepared “seafood […]

Are you overlooking certain US cities?

Travellers who prefer hidden gems to over-hyped hotspots should apparently start packing their bags for Baltimore, Louisville, and Sacramento. These are three of the most underrated US cities according to Shermans Travel. Their top 10 are: Baltimore – Boasts a revitalized Inner Harbor area, plus the backdrops for such John Waters film classics as Hairspray, […]

Romantic Valentines packages from Legendary Inns Of Newport, Rhode Island

Romantic Valentines packages from Legendary Inns Of Newport, Rhode Island

The Legendary Inns Of Newport, RI is offering romantic getaways this Valentines,  from quick one-night romantic getaways to grand, over-the-top weekend romance packages. The luxury bed and breakfast group consists of three AAA Four Diamond B&Bs in Rhode Island: the Cliffside Inn, the Adele Turner Inn and Abigail Stoneman Inn.   See their website for […]

America’s Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of 2007

Take note if you’re yet to book a stay for Valentines. We’re still only in January, but the the “Top 10 Most Romantic Inns of 2007” as chosen by the guidebook publisher, American Historic Inns, Inc, has been revealed as follows: Adobe & Pines Inn – Taos, NM McMillan Inn – Savannah, GA Magnolia Mansion […]

NYLO Hotels

NYLO Hotels

A new brand of loft-style  hotels is just around the corner.   Atlanta-based NYLO Hotels will open its first hotel in Plano, Texas later this year, and a second in Warwick, RI in the second quarter of 2007. Rooms will have large windows, high ceilings, exposed brickwork and modcons such as large flat-screen TVs, high […]

The Best of New England 2006

The Best of New England 2006

Boston Magazine has published 137 winners in its first ever New England Travel & Life Best of New England awards. Among the many  winners are Rhode Island’s  Hotel Providence (Best City Hotel, other than Boston), the Cranwell Resort and Spa (Best Resort in Massachusetts)  and The Wauwinet, Nantucket (Best Hotel for Privacy).

Hotel Providence, Rhode Island

Hotel Providence, Rhode Island

The elegant Hotel Providence in downtown Providence, Rhode Island offers an ideal location in the heart of Providence’s Arts and Entertainment District within easy walking distance of all the city’s major attractions. From Providence’s vibrant theatres and shopping district, to its world-class educational institutions and bustling convention center, The Hotel Providence puts all the excitement […]

Legendary Inns of Newport takes top Rhode Island hotel honours

Legendary Inns of Newport takes top Rhode Island hotel honours

For the third consecutive year, the Legendary Inns of Newport has been honoured as Rhode Island’s top AAA Four Diamond lodging group. Both Cliffside Inn and Abigail Stoneman Inn have again been given AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond Award. The group now owns and operates one-quarter of all the AAA Four Diamond luxury hotels in Rhode […]