Destinations

Tips and reviews on luxury hotels, spas, restaurants and more around the world.
What it's like to go shelling on The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Why those with an affinity for seashells, shelling and peaceful beach vacations must go to The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.

Cayo Costa is a popular thing to do when visiting Sanibel Island.

Shelling is one of the best things to do in Fort Myers and Sanibel Island but there is far more ranging from craft breweries to secluded island tours.

See why The Temple House is the best luxury hotel in Chengdu. Our review.

See why The Temple House is the best luxury hotel in Chengdu. Our review.

What you can do in the oasis of Turpan, China's hottest city.

Turpan, the hottest city in China, is literally an oasis in the desert which is why it was an important stop on the ancient Silk Road.

The best things to do in Gettysburg with kids.

Gettysburg is a vacation destination that brings the pages of a school textbook to life but you might be surprised by what else there is to do.

Urumqi, China is not really a tourist’s city but it’s an enjoyable one if you see these five attractions.

A bike tour in the New Territories is a great way to see another side of Hong Kong

See why a Hong Kong biking tour in the New Territories is one of the best outdoor activities for viewing wildlife and a more rural side of the city.

Here's what to expect when visiting Urumqi in China.

I convinced my husband to recap his month-long Silk Road tour starting with his first stop, Ürümqi. This is written by him.

This is what it was like to volunteer at Dujiangyan panda base outside of Chengdu, China.

Volunteering at Dujiangyan Panda Base in Chengdu is definitely a bucket list experience. You can take a photo with a giant panda, too.

Mar Adentro is a luxury boutique hotel in San Jose del Cabo that is available to THIRDHOME members.

Three very different luxury resorts and residences in Los Cabos, Mexico that participate in THIRDHOME, a unique luxury second home vacation club.

How to swim with manatees in Crystal River, Florida

How to swim with (or, really, passively observe) manatees in Crystal River, Florida including where to stay and which tour to book.

Learn more about the Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.

Here’s your chance to learn more about the reimagined Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown in Virginia.