Travel Contests: Week of January 28, 2015

T+L

This week’s travel contests include: Win a $10,000 dream trip or a number of other prizes (must complete the Travel + Leisure 2015 World’s Best Awards Survey) Win two tickets to New Zealand from Air New Zealand Win a $100,000 getaway to Hawaii Win a trip to the Dolomites in Italy (on Facebook) Win a 7-night cruise of […]

Travel Contests: Week of January 21, 2015

Allianz

This week’s travel contests include: Win an Allianz Global Assistance GoBag in celebration of The New York Times Travel Show! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to your dream destination with Turkish Airlines (on social media) Win a pampering vacation for two in Barbados Win a week-long cruise departing from your choice of Texas or Florida (on Facebook) Win a […]

Under the Tuscan Sun at Castelfalfi, Italy

La Tabaccaia Castelfalfi

In Italy’s financial crisis, it is entirely possible to buy entire villages and islands to own a piece of Italy all your own. German travel giant TUI has done just that, scooping up the rural Tuscan village of Tenuta di Castelfalfi. Into what was once a ghost town in a state of decline, TUI has […]

My Weekend a Napoli

WAN windowsill

The trending opinion from Italy is that the only attractions my beloved Naples has to offer her visitors are crime and graffiti. My mission is to correct that myopic notion. In a city that dates back to the 2nd millennium BC—and was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO—Napoli demands to be viewed from a wide-angle […]

Travel Video of the Week: Walter the Dog in Sicily

Dog

How much do dogs love the water? You’ll find one answer to this question watching this video of Walter, a Labrador, who has a GoPro camera strapped to his back in Siracusa, Sicily (Italy).

Monograms, Part II — Lake Maggiore, Italy

Room with a view at the Grand Hotel Bristol in Lake Maggiore, Italy

Monograms is an international travel company and part of the award-winning Globus family of group travel brands. Check out more on the company in Arthur’s introduction and Part 1. Whether you’re a traveler that likes to see all you can see or a traveler that likes to watch your feet grow roots as you stare off into […]

Travel Contests: Week of July 23, 2014

Granite Gear

This week’s contests include: Win a Cross-Trek 22” Wheeled Carry-On Duffel from Granite Gear! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win a week-long vacation for two in Tuscany Win a trip to The Galapagos Islands Win a free Iceland vacation Win a trip for two to Costa Rica Win an all-inclusive trip for two to the Bahamas Win 2 American […]

Monograms, Part 1 — Venice, Italy

The Hotel Bonevecchiati by water taxi. There's nothing more fun than arriving to your destination by boat!!

Monograms is an international travel company and part of the award-winning Globus family of group travel brands. Check out more on the company in Arthur’s introduction here. Accommodations Hotel Bonvecchiati is one of the Monograms selected hotels for Venice—and now I understand why. Located in probably one of the most romantic settings I could imagine, the 4-star […]