Few vacations offer the same combination of activity and relaxation as a ski getaway. When you’re out on the slopes every day you’ll be getting great exercise while feeling like you’re just out having fun – and there aren’t many things more peaceful than a night in the ski lodge getting warm and taking a break! But to properly enjoy such a vacation, you also need to do some advance preparation, and of course, that means going through a packing list. So here are our top 10 things to pack on your next ski trip (aside from the obvious clothing items), whether it’s a drive to the nearest mountain range or a trip out to France, or the Colorado Rockies.
Escape to Paradise! Travel & Leisure’s “World Best Awards 2012” results are in for the World’s Best Islands. They include the Top 10 Best Overall Islands, plus the Top 5 Islands of the Caribbean, Bermuda and the Bahamas; Hawaii; Europe; Asia; Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
Are any of these islands a favorite of yours? Or perhaps one of two you’d like to add to your Bucket List?
Thailand is one of the most popular travel destinations in the Far East. And this month (January) is the most popular month to visit the country, so expect crowds (day and night) wherever you go. Enjoy sunny days and low humidity during peak tourist season (January thru’ March). November is another good time to visit – during Thailand’s traditional and romantic Loy Krathong Festival, also referred to as the “Festival of Lights.”
Washington DC is going to be a VERY popular city to visit in 2009. If you’re planning a trip to Washington DC for the Inauguration in a few weeks or later this year, check out these FUN Sightseeing Tours and Activities.
Be sure to check out the NEW U.S. Capitol Visitor Center that opened on December 2, 2008. It’s the new main entrance to the U.S. Capitol – all Capitol Tours begin and end at the center. Have FUN exploring this educational and exciting city!
Plan a Spring Getaway to Miami and South Beach. Visit Key West and explore Florida’s Everglades. Check out our Guided Tours, Fun Day Trips & Excursions — and discover
some of the most fun places in Miami …and beyond.