Category: North America

What's new in Mississippi

What's new in Mississippi

No other place embodies the heart and soul of the true South like Mississippi: From the Gulf Coast to the Delta, Mississippi has produced many of the world’s most renowned musical artists of all time. Tupelo, in the northeast, is where Elvis Presley was born and raised, and Meridian, the current home of Peavey Electronics
Luxury travel news this week

Luxury travel news this week

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. Which luxury island escape is right for you? Six new trips for 2022 Given we’ve been cooped up for months,
New USA and Canada spa openings in 2022

New USA and Canada spa openings in 2022

The year ahead is full of exciting new spa openings and wellness experiences waiting to be discovered in the USA and Canada. While the fate of winter lockdown and 2022 travel plans remain unknown for the time being, the good news is that we can still dream. While it’s difficult to list them all, Spas
Wine, dine and discover: Seattle's best festivals for 2022

Wine, dine and discover: Seattle's best festivals for 2022

Each New Year brings new adventures and exciting events we may not yet have had the opportunity to experience. Known for its music scene and coffee culture, Seattle has a range of festivals and experiences that offer travellers exciting reasons to visit for a 2022 city break, in addition to its fantastic attractions, Pacific Northwest
Familiar yet new: Luxury yacht charters in Mexico

Familiar yet new: Luxury yacht charters in Mexico

Every year, the Caribbean and Bahamas are the top yachting destination for the winter season, and now Mexico is seeing a surge of interest in its natural and man-made marvels. The Yucatan Peninsula and Mexican Riviera both offer a plethora of activities to interest adrenaline seekers, romantics and families of all ages seeking to spend
Santa-inspired suites from IHG Hotels & Resorts and Coca-Cola

Santa-inspired suites from IHG Hotels & Resorts and Coca-Cola

IHG Hotels & Resorts has teamed up with the real magic of Coca-Cola to give the ultimate gift this holiday season: travel and togetherness. Starting on Monday, travelers and locals alike will have a chance to stay in a one-of-a-kind, Santa-inspired suite that brings all the magic of the holiday season at InterContinental New York
One-of-a-kind experiences you can have in Nova Scotia

One-of-a-kind experiences you can have in Nova Scotia

The gateway to Atlantic Canada and only a 6-hour flight from the UK, Nova Scotia is filled to the brim with stunning natural beauty, diverse cultures, rich heritage, and warm, friendly people. The province is home to some of the most authentic, exclusive and extraordinary coastal experiences in North America – here are some of
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Making the holidays meaningful

Thanksgiving has been and gone, and the holiday season is almost upon us again. For many of us, 2021 was better than 2020, but still not a stellar year, and with Omicron, the next few weeks may be tough – my heart goes out to those in Southern Africa, and to all who have lost
Charter in the Sea of Cortez

Charter in the Sea of Cortez

The narrow Sea of Cortez is flanked by mainland Mexico and Baja California, offering an intriguing coastline that remains somewhat of a secret yachting destination. Aptly named “the world’s aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau, the waters here thrive with an abundance of fascinating marine mammals such as whale sharks, humpbacks, sea lions and mobula rays. The
More than 20 ways to celebrate Christmas in Orlando

More than 20 ways to celebrate Christmas in Orlando

With an incredible lineup of more than 20 holiday celebrations, it’s no wonder Orlando is one of the most booked destinations for the 2021 holiday season. Exciting theme park happenings complement local festivities ranging from dazzling immersive light displays to sparkling Christmas tree trails. Here’s what to look out for: Festive theme park celebaations Walt
The 5 best hotels in Seattle

The 5 best hotels in Seattle

The city of Seattle is a prime destination on the Pacific West Coast in Washington State, USA. With a beautiful waterfront setting, rich cultural and recreational facilities, and historical interest, Seattle attracts many visitors from around the globe. Below are 5 of the best hotels to stay in and enjoy in Seattle. Thomson Seattle This
6 destinations in Canada that are doing their bit for responsible tourism ahead of COP26

6 destinations in Canada that are doing their bit for responsible tourism ahead of COP26

Next month, the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) will be an event that many see as the world’s best last chance to get runaway climate change under control. As every nation works together to reach agreement on how best to tackle climate change, there are many initiaves already underway around the world that
Sustainability at Canada's ski resorts

Sustainability at Canada's ski resorts

Canada’s ski resorts are pulling out all the stops for powderhounds to indulge in an epic winter escape, but they are also passionate about sustainability. Here are just some of the environmental initiatives that are underway at mountains across the country. Marmot Basin Marmot Basin in Jasper, Alberta is situated in Jasper National Park, a UNESCO
Top 10 things to do in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Top 10 things to do in Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Although visitors to Mexico often steer towards Tulum for its wildlife or Cancun for its beaches, the lesser-known region of Riviera Nayarit is the hidden treasure on the Pacific Coast that should be on the bucket list for travellers this winter for multiple reasons. From experiencing whale watching to playing on luxury golf courses, strolling
World’s largest cruise ship to debut in the U.S. and Europe

World’s largest cruise ship to debut in the U.S. and Europe

Paving the way for the biggest adventure yet, Royal Caribbean International has announced the world’s largest cruise ship, Wonder of the Seas, will debut in the U.S. and Europe. The highly anticipated ship is set to sail from its home in Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean on March 4, 2022, before making its way to Barcelona
Cape Breton: the top island travel destination in Canada

Cape Breton: the top island travel destination in Canada

Home to the world-renowned Cabot Trail, dramatic coastal views, highland scenery and Bras d’Or Lake – Canada’s largest in-land saltwater sea – Cape Breton Island continues to be the number one island in Canada. Previously named as number one island in the Americas by Condé Nast Traveller, Cape Breton has recently been awarded No. 1