Travel Contests: Week of June 25, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines

This week’s travel includes: Win 120,000 HawaiianMiles plus a two-night stay at The Modern Honolulu! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to Rio de Janeiro from TAM Airlines Win a trip for two to Los Angeles from Travel Channel Win a trip for two to Montreal from Tourisme Montreal Win a 6-night Kenya safari from The Explorateur […]

Countdown to Rio Contest

countdown-to-rio

Win a trip for two to Rio de Janeiro in LATAM Airlines Group’s Countdown to Rio There’s lots of attention on Brazil these days. It’s currently playing host to the FIFA World Cup, one of the world’s most exciting sporting events and in two years, Rio de Janeiro will welcome the athletes of the 2016 […]

Travel Contests: Week of May 7, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win an Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a Santa Fe getaway for two Win a week in Brazil plus soccer tickets Win a trip to a World Cup Semi Final Match in Sao Paulo Win a week at the Pine Butte Guest Ranch in […]

Travel Contests: Week of April 23, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Extended for another month: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win your dream trip in Switchfly’s Twitter Dream Destination Contest Win an all-inclusive trip for two to a concert in Cancun Win a trip for two to explore the Philippines Win a 7-night trip for two […]

Tips on José Ignacio, Uruguay—a chic, bohemian holiday destination

Veuve Clicquot Polo Match at Estancia Vik

Located 12 miles northeast of the bustling town of Punta del Este, José Ignacio has become Uruguay’s most coveted holiday destination over the last five years. The prime time to visit is from December 23 through January 10, when there are festive parties, international polo matches and visitors from all over the world. I have frequented […]

Travel Contests: Week of March 26, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a carry-on suitcase and cabin bag from Pathfinder Luggage! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a 7-day vacation to your dream destination from Switchfly Win a $32,000 trip for two to the Summer Olympics in Brazil from TD Ameritrade Win […]

Galápagos Touring 101

Bartolomé Island

I recently took an Intrepid tour to the Galápagos Islands. For those of you who don’t know, they’re located about a thousand miles off the Ecuadorian coast in the Pacific Ocean—and famous as the place that Charles Darwin got the idea that we are all descended from chimps. Chuck was in fact so impressed with his […]

The Vines of Mendoza, a new resort in Argentina

The sun shares some rays in this view from The Vines of Mendoza

Over New Year’s, I was fortunate to be among the first to stay at the brand new The Vines of Mendoza, a resort and spa located in Mendoza’s wine-rich Uco Valley in Argentina. Located 600 miles west of Buenos Aires, the region produces two-thirds of Argentina’s wine. As soon as we arrived at the Mendoza airport, we […]