The city's namesake, the first President of the United States, envisioned a great urban area arising on the Potomac river that would have the makings of an economic powerhouse. It's been a long haul, but D.C. can now claim its place among the world's great cities attracting the powerful and glamorous.
With its colorful historical legacy, dramatic mountain beauty, cultural offerings and charming town greens, a Journey to Vermont can satisfy in so many ways. Its mystique beckons visitors from near and far, and has become my personal retreat from the rigors of working in New York City, traveling the globe and exuberant participation in life!
|Vail opened its ski resort on December 15, 1962 with ticket prices of five dollars; one gondola, two chair lifts and nine skin runs. Now it is the largest ski resort in Northern America, but don’t visit Vail just in the winter; it is absolutely amazing during the summer with more choices of outdoors activities then during the winter|
Follow the “Golden River” to the top of the world, highlights include exploring
Beijing – the mysterious Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Feel imperial on the Great Wall, embark on a desert camel safari. Discover the Silk Road secrets of Xi'an, Encounter Giant Pandas at Chengdu, wander the flower and bird market in Kunming, or learn about the most precious Tibetan herbals used in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Geneva is a worldwide centre for diplomacy, renowned for beautiful sights, friendly people, fabulous skiing and shopping. Ada Polla, the President of Swiss skincare line Alchimie Forever, guides a personal tour of one of the most pristine and beautiful cities in the world.
Discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Southern Africa, a continent filled with culture, adventure, wildlife and magnificent scenery. From adventure activities like paragliding to game viewing or “shopping at the open air art markets”, there is something for everyone in Africa.
The grape may rule in California’s trendiest wine region, but the “Valley of the Moon” is also a place for manifesting visions of a life well lived.
At the dawn of a new millennium, Doha, Qatar remains a fascinating amalgam of old and new, of the traditional and the ultra-modern. There are few places like it on Earth. The marvelously cordial and world famous Arab hospitality, which grew out of the need of desert people to physically support and nurture one another through hard times in a harsh and unforgiving environment.
Paris, France! A culture of beauty has been richly inscribed into this city’s legacy. What makes Paris so fascinating and beautiful? Perhaps it’s the combination of history, architecture, art, food, and fashion, all linked together in one incredible city.
Meet us in Mother Nature’s own play land, where mountains, rainforests, ocean and desert converge — the vast and scenic Pacific Northwest.
Don’t be fooled. In the city that never sleeps, they know a lot about recovering from that famous pace. Welcome to holiday rejuvenation … New York style.
Nantucket is not a place you visit, it’s a place you run away to. On this charming island, life slows down. And people return to themselves.