Category: Minnesota

13 of the best national parks to visit in May

13 of the best national parks to visit in May

May is a wonderful time of year to get out and explore the countryside. The weather is getting sunnier (for much of the northern hemisphere, at least) and yet most places are not yet overrun by tourism. With many families staying at home (whilst school and university examinations are in full swing), it’s a great […]

8 great reasons to visit the Great Lakes region this Summer

8 great reasons to visit the Great Lakes region this Summer

This year is set to be an exciting year for the Great Lakes region. From major anniversaries that will firmly put the region on the map, to some weird and wonderful attractions and exhibitions that will appeal to many an inner fandom. There really is something for everyone… here are 10 events to put in […]

The luxury sport of ice golf

The luxury sport of ice golf

Statistics say that more than 60 million people in the world have tried to play golf. What do you think how many of them tried to play snow golf? That’s right, not too much. Snow golf is much more rare and unusual kind of sport. Here the green grass is white snow, the balls are […]

Where the wealthy stay to get healthy

Where the wealthy stay to get healthy

Pre-arrival phone calls to make sure your room is set to your preferred temperature and stocked with your favourite foods and drinks when you arrive. Private check-in with personal escorts for A-list privacy. More than 360 global newspapers to be delivered to your door upon request and access to satellite channels from around the world. […]

The best view in Minneapolis?

The best view in Minneapolis?

A new W Hotel has opened in Minnesota. The soaring  W Minneapolis – The Foshay exudes art deco splendour. Within this  historic skyscraper are 18 luxurious suites plus a further 211 rooms, and all the usuals you might expect of a W Hotel (state-of-the-art gym, over 6,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a […]

There's nowt so queer as folk

There’s nowt so queer as folk

“There’s nowt so queer as folk” is a common saying from my part of the world and essentially just means “There’s nothing as strange as people”.   And it’s the phrase that immediately sprang to mind when I read about the recent antics of a certain Scott Clark  at the Embassy Suites St. Paul in […]

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, […]

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 […]

Frommer's Top Travel Destinations for 2007

Frommer’s Top Travel Destinations for 2007

The editors at Frommer’s Travel Guides and Frommers.com have come up with a list of 12 emerging destinations that they recommend we visit in 2007.   Making the shortlist of places not to be missed are: Krakow, Poland Tokyo, Japan Minneapolis, Minnesota Panama Asheville, North Carolina Ethiopia Portland, Oregon Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands Okanagan […]

Luxury wine tours in Minnesota

Luxury wine tours in Minnesota

What happens when the Twin Cities area’s leading limousine service and Minnesota’s premier wine tour service partner? A luxury tour of the St. Croix and Hiawatha Valley Vineyards that will long be remembered. Cities Limousine and Vintage Ventures 4U have teamed together to offer a memorable experience in the form of Luxury Limousine Wine Tours. […]

Sofitel sells 6 hotels

Sofitel sells 6 hotels

A portfolio of six Sofitel hotels has been sold for $370 million. Accor sold the six hotels to a joint venture comprised of GEM Realty Capital and Whitehall Street Global Real Estate Limited Partnership 2005, but will maintain a 25% stake. The hotels included in the deal are located in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San […]