Travel Contests: Week of February 25, 2015


This week’s travel contests could win you: Win a 3-night Florida beach getaway with gift cards Win the ultimate New Zealand vacation Win a 8-day bike trip in Italy Win a 7-day trip for two to Florence Win a 5-night Marriott stays and Marriott bedding Win a 3-night trip for two to Charleston with food tour

Travel Contests: Week of February 11, 2015

View from Rialto Bridge, Venice

This week’s travel contests include: Win an eight-day bike trip in Italy Win a four-night stay at a luxurious resort in Provence, France Win a trip for two to Aruba Win a trip for two to Fiji (ends February 16) Win a destination wedding worth $40,000+ at five-star Moon Palace in Cancun Win a destination wedding at […]

Travel Contests: Week of January 28, 2015


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


This week’s travel contests include: Win an Allianz Global Assistance GoBag in celebration of The New York Times Travel Show! ( 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


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 […]