A surreal ski experience at Le Massif de Charlevoix and Hotel La Ferme, Quebec

Le Massif de Charlevoix overlooking the Saint Lawrence River

With endless opportunity for winter adventure Le Massif de Charlevoix and Hotel La Ferme in Quebec embody everything you can ask for in a ski resort, right down to the guided luge tour. Imagine if one of the co-founders of the famed Cirque du Soleil purchased a ski resort and turned it into one of […]

18 reasons to escape winter at the Gansevoort Hotel, Turks + Caicos

The Gansevoort, Turks + Caicos

Like myself, I’m certain you’ve seen the pictures or heard the stories of a group of islands know as Turks & Caicos. After having the opportunity to pay a visit to the Gansevoort Hotel, Turks + Caicos, all I can say is this: It’s even better that you’ve imagined. The Gansevoort Hotel, Turks & Caicos […]

14 reasons—plus many more photos—to try voluntourism in Thailand

Guy waving

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has put great effort into voluntourism (community-based tourism) in their country, and success has been the result. Supported by groups Local Alike, responsiblevacation.com, STA Travel, Matador Network, and more, the TAT has made experiencing Thailand in a unique, community-minded way both manageable and affordable. So stretch your philanthropic wings, […]

The PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, FL, in words and photos

PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, FL

The PGA National Resort & Spa has recently completed a 100-million-dollar renovation—and boy does it show. No matter what your level of play is, I’m willing to bet you’ll leave this revamped resort with a love for the game and everything it represents. Here are my top reasons to visit the PGA National Resort & Spa: 1. […]

Adventure and solitude at the JW Marriott Guanacaste in Costa Rica, in words and pictures

Chairs at the beach

For years I’ve heard stories describing Costa Rica and all it has to offer and for years, I’ve been eager to experience a particular region of this country. Recently my quest to visit Central America came to fruition and Guanacaste, Costa Rica didn’t in any way fall short of everything I had hoped it would […]

Why you should stay at the Marti Istanbul, in words and photos

Marti Istanbul by night

I recently had the good fortune to pay visit to a city I’ve wanted to experience for as long as I can remember: the city of Istanbul. Hearing from those that had been, I’d known it was a city rich with history, breathtaking landmarks, incredible cuisine, great cultural and commercial shopping, and that at some […]

One day in Istanbul, in photos

Very cool local

Here’s my day in Istanbul, in photos. Click each photo to see a larger version, or click here to head back to my story on the Marti Istanbul hotel.

Belgium: Bruges

My favorite image from this trip.

Photographer Tim Gaylord explored four cities in Belgium in four days. This is his photographic journey. ALL PHOTO GALLERIES: Brussels | Mechelen | Ghent | Bruges If you’re a photo enthusiast you’ll have a field day in Bruges. The character and charm of the buildings in addition to the incredible light will have you snapping […]