Along the Southern Gulf Coast of Florida in Bonita Springs, Halfway between Tampa and Miami, I found a little piece of paradise—the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point.
Just like skiing and mountaineering is a part of the culture of the Swiss Alps, volcano hiking is huge chunk of the culture in Guatemala. The country has 37 officially named volcanoes, three of which that are still active. And you can hike up one.
From Holland America Line's specialty dining to fitness and cooking lessons, duty free shopping, endless entertainment options and a well-mannered and professionally trained crew to help you along the entire way, taking a HAL cruise onboard the MS AMSTERDAM is a memorable experience.
Fondue was invented as a way to use stale bread and aged cheese in the cold winter months, when fresh produce was unavailable. It is now one of the most recognized Swiss dishes and quite possibly the most delicious.
With a casino, award-winning dining, a relaxing spa and entertaining shows, there's no need to ever leave the The Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno.
A ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn where the floors are typically tatami mats and the rooms are separated with sliding shōji doors. And Hotel Sakan in Sendai is one of the best.
Just an hour and a half ride from Tokyo on the Japan's Shinkansen (the bullet train) you will find the city of Sendai. It is the capital city of the Miyagi Perfecture and a gem that sometimes gets overlooked. Sendai is the largest city in the Tōhoku region of Japan and is full of cultural monuments, unique foods and vibrant city lights.
While in the Yogyakarta region there are three of these magnificent monuments not to miss, and if you are as tenacious as me you can hit them all in one day: from sunrise to sunset.
You'll have to venture way beyond Bali in order to explore the very remote Raja Ampat, who can definitely give Indonesia's most popular island a serious run for its money.
Indonesia is more than overwater bungalows and meditation retreats. There is also an adventurous side to the country and off-roading through the Jayagiri Rainforest is one thrilling ride that you will never forget.