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Savor the fresh flavors and explore some of the more than 200 restaurants of the Cayman Islands.
Find out what makes this Southern city tick as you immerse yourself in Charleston’s distinctive art, food, music, and spirits.
Bermuda is a tropical island paradise known for its decidedly British flair, island spirit and divine pink sand beaches. However, what many people don’t realize is that Bermuda offers an impressive food culture, and John Clifford of International Travel Management knows exactly where you should dine. Here he offers his itinerary, specially designed to whet your appetite. By day you explore the island, perusing museums and art galleries, hiking secluded shores and calling “fore” on famous golf courses. And afterwards, you sample the finest meals Bermuda has to offer, from local specialties like spiny lobster and mussel pie to chefs who are masters at preparing dishes from around the world.
With world-class dining and nightlife, spas and shopping, and activities from snorkeling to Segways, Bermuda is the ideal destination for a group of friends ready to explore all that the island has to offer. Lauren Maggard of Jet Set World Travel has created an itinerary that covers the entire island, from west to east. More importantly, her trip plan includes activities that will appeal to every member of your entourage.
Call up your friends and pack your bags for a long weekend experiencing the best of Bermuda, from its legendary golf courses to shipwreck dives. Betty Jo Currie of Currie & Co. Travels Unlimited has created an itinerary that covers everything from tee times to dinner time.
Katie Cadar of TravelStore has created an itinerary that includes stays at the best of Switzerland's spas and wellness centers. The country's healing traditions date back millennia, to thermal springs that have drawn visitors since the days of the Roman Empire. Switzerland's wellness centers also incorporate the latest scientific advances. At the end of her trip, you'll not only fly home with memories of stunning alpine lakes and hikes through mountain valleys, but rejuvenated and recharged.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the film Goldfinger, Shelby Donley has created an itinerary for fans of the famous spy and anyone in pursuit of the mix of adventure and luxury that typifies James Bond. If you accept this mission, you'll begin in Zurich at the legendary Dolder Grand, continue to Andermatt where key scenes of Goldfinger were shot and then drive to Ticino and the Verzasca dam, famous from the opening scenes of GoldenEye. Everywhere you travel, Shelby will make sure you stay in the best hotels and that every martini you order will be shaken not stirred. Make sure to also check out our guide to some of Switzerland's appearances in Bond films.
Cari Gray of Gray & Co. specializes in "custom trips for active travelers," and in Switzerland there's no shortage of opportunities to explore by bike or on foot. For an introduction to Switzerland's Francophone regions, she sends travelers to the cantons of Neuchâtel and Jura, roughly 45 minutes from Bern. She'll provide you with a choice of biking and hiking options and stops where you can enjoy the region's famous cuisine and wines. To see even more of Switzerland with Cari, this trip can be easily combined with her itinerary to Appenzell, "A Canton Off the Beaten Path." Also check out this guide covering some of the highlights in more detail.
The Napa Valley has something for everyone in your group: acclaimed restaurants and wineries, restorative hot springs, outdoor adventures, and indie shops.
Fill your suitcase with one-of-a-kind finds as you explore Charleston.
The annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the focal point of this culinary itinerary to Charleston.
Get an inside look at the Charleston good life during the annual Festival of Houses and Gardens, while also visiting historic plantations.
Round up your girlfriends and head to Charleston for four days of culture, great food, and shopping.
From Scotland to Sweden, with stops in five other countries on route, this cruise is a sampler of some of Northern Europe’s most fascinating cities.
With world-class museums and exciting neighborhoods, Toronto is an increasingly vibrant city. You’ll understand why if you book Michael Holtz’s itinerary. It features meals at top restaurants as well as local favorites, plus opportunities to experience Toronto’s best shopping and nightlife, including its popular festivals.
Canada’s capital, Ottawa, is approaching its 150th anniversary—and has the bevy of cultural and historic sites to prove it. Cari Gray’s itinerary highlights Parliament, ByWard Market, and Canada’s National Museums. After seeing them, and exploring Gatineau Park, you’ll continue to the charming wine region of Prince Edward County.