Travel Talk

March 2014 Also on Digital Edition

The Greenbrier, located in White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, is known as “America’s Resort,” welcoming guests since 1778. Along with three golf courses and a golf club, indoor/outdoor tennis, guests-only casino, 40,000-square-foot spa, they’re offering fabulous March weekend special-interest getaways: Antique Treasures Weekend (March 14-16), Art Enthusiast Weekend (March 21-23) and Women’s Weekend (March 27-30).

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February 2014 Also on Digital Edition

Rekindle your romance in the Bahamas with Kamalame Cay’s “Lover’s Island Rendezvous.” This month-long special is the ultimate way to celebrate the romantic holiday. This package includes an intimate picnic lunch for two on a small private island, complimentary snorkel gear and high-speed boat transfers, couple’s massage at Overwater Spa, topped by a private romantic dinner surrounded by tiki torches, sand below your feet and stars above. Three-night packages start at $2,699.

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by Gloria Stuart January 2014 Also on Digital Edition

MIR Corporation is offering an opportunity to experience Siberia’s little-known beautiful and wild side. Its eight-day “Siberian Winter Escapade” tour includes dog sledding, ice fishing and snowmobiling on UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal. Find your spiritual side during a sunrise shaman ceremony at Olkhon Island’s Shaman’s Rock. View the Bronze Age petroglyphs of Sagan-Zaba. Tour 19th-century architecture of Irkutsk, and hearken to a concert of chimes rung by a Russian master bell ringer

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December 2013 Also on Digital Edition

Opt for a more traditional holiday with Jolly Ol’ Father Christmas at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park special Candlelit Christmas with Harrods Experience, which includes full English breakfast overlooking Hyde Park, Christmas Welcome gift on arrival to include the Harrods 2013 Teddy Bear and a delectable selection of delicious sweet treats by Harrods, VIP ticket to meet Father Christmas at the Harrods Christmas Grotto, and a beautiful Christmas candle by leading London perfumery Ormonde Jayne.

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by Gloria Stuart November 2013 Also on Digital Edition

Love adventure but crave sumptuous surroundings? Adventure-seeking travelers with discerning tastes should be thrilled to hear Silversea Cruises has announced a new expedition vessel. The uber-luxury line’s newest vessel, Silver Discoverer, is scheduled to launch in March 2014. Aboard Silver Discoverer, travelers will be able to explore remote areas of Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, the Russian Far East, Southeast Asia and New Zealand/Australia, all while enjoying the signature comforts

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October 2013 Also on Digital Edition

Channel your inner Tarzan and let out a wild yodel as you head to Nayara in Costa Rica, where zip-lining through jungles awaits. You can also trek to Arenal Volcano, horseback ride to the La Fortuna Waterfall, or whitewater raft on the Sarapiqui Class III River (Tarzan yodel optional).

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by Gloria Stuart Summer 2013 Also on Digital Edition

Celebrate Swan Hellenic’s 60th Diamond Anniversary during her 2014 season. Itineraries include circumnavigation of South America, UK, Scandinavia, Iceland, a special D-Day commemorative cruise to France, and an anniversary cruise replicating its 1954 route to the Grecian Mediterranean. Swan Hellenic is renowned for its signature shore excursions with an emphasis on highly accredited guest speakers. Book during July 1 through Aug. 31 and receive a $100 onboard bar/beverage credit per statero

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by Gloria Stuart May-June 2013 Also on Digital Edition

A-ROSA Cruises is offering travelers the opportunity to experience savoir-vivre in pure culture with “A Toast to Provence & Burgundy” seven-night sailing. Available during June and August, the luxury all-inclusive journey begins in Lyon, where the Rhône and Saône rivers kiss. Hike, bike and kayak while discovering the wine-growing areas of the Côte-d’Or and the unique scenery of Burgundy.

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