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.
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
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).
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
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.