MUSCAT/NIZWA/AL JEBAL AL AKHDAR/WAHIBA SANDS/WADI BANI KHALID/SUR/WADI SHAB/SALALAH Overview When: 16 December 2021- 2 January 2022Where (accommodations): Muscat: Kempinski Hotel Muscat, Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Novotel Muscat airport; Nizwa: Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort; Hail Al Shas Al Hamra: The View; Wahiba Sands: Desert Nights Camp; Sur: Al Ayjah Plaza Hotel; Salalah:... Continue Reading →
Road trippin’ through Croatia
ZAGREB / PLITVICE LAKES / ZADAR / TROGIR / SPLIT / BOL / DUBROVNIK OVERVIEW When: 5 August - 15 August, 2021Where (accommodations): Zagreb: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel; Plitvicka Jezera: Hotel Jezero; Zadar: Teatro Verdi Boutique Hotel; Split: Time Boutique Hotel; Bol: Lifestyle Hotel Vitar; Dubrovnik: Royal Blue HotelTransportation: Aer Lingus flight from Boston to Dublin,... Continue Reading →
Endless Summer Daze
ICELAND Overview When: 1 July - 5 July, 2021Where (accommodations): Midgardur by Center Hotels Transportation: Icelandair from Boston to Reykjavik 5hr flight, Procar - car rental Sights/attractions: Blue Lagoon, Golden Circle tour ( Stokkur geyser, Gulfoss waterfall, Kerid crater), Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, Fegradalsfjall volcano, Reykjavik downtown, Ishestar Horse Riding Centre, Sky LagoonFood/drinks: Mat Bar, Svarta... Continue Reading →
Negril and Montego Bay, Jamaica Overview When: 9 June – 14 June, 2021Where (accommodations): Royalton Negril Resort & Spa, Zoëtry Montego BayTransportation: American Airlines from Boston to Montego Bay, Jamaica (layover in Philadelphia, PA) . JetBlue from Montego Bay to Boston (layover in Orlando, FL) Sights/attractions: Negril: Seven Mile Beach, Times Square Mall. Montego Bay: Doctor's Cave Beach,... Continue Reading →
Life’s breezy in The Big Easy!
NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA Overview When: 28 May - 5 June, 2021Where (accommodations): Ace Hotel New OrleansTransportation: JetBlue 3.5 hr flight from Boston, car rental from AlamoSights/attractions: French Quarter, Bourbon Street, Royal Street, Manchac Swamp tour (NOLA kayak tours), Garden District, Oak Alley Plantation, Houmas House and Gardens, Frenchmen Street, Armstrong Park, St Louis Cemetery No. 1, Canal Place,... Continue Reading →
Eat, Beach, Sleep, Repeat!
PUERTO RICO/VIEQUES Overview When: 12 February- 22 February, 2021Where (accommodations): AirBnb in Isla Verde (9 nights) and Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort (1 night) Transportation: JetBlue direct 3.5hr flight from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico. 10 min flight from Ceiba (CVR) to Vieques (VQS) on Vieques Air Link . Car rental in Isla Verde- Charlie... Continue Reading →
Sun, Sand and Skyscrapers!
DUBAI- UAE Overview When: 29 December, 2020 - 3 January, 2021Where (accommodations): Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotelTransportation: Emirates flight from Male, Maldives (or direct flight from Boston or New York City)Sights/attractions: Al Farooq Omar Bin Al Khattab Mosque, Jumeirah Mosque, Dubai Frame, Dubai Garden Glow, Platinum Heritage Dubai, Dubai Miracle Garden, Burj Al Arab Hotel, Jumeirah Beach, Atlantis... Continue Reading →
Maldives- the sunny side of life
Heritance Aarah & Varu by Atmosphere, Maldives Overview When: 21 December - 29 December, 2020Where (accommodations): Heritance Aarah (Raa Atoll), Varu by Atmosphere (Madivaru) Transportation: Emirates flight through Dubai (UAE) to Malé (Maldives). Sights/attractions: Water sports/excursions, snorkeling excursion and swimming with turtles (Varu)Food/drinks: Heritance Aarah: Ralu, Baani, Ranba, Bandhi Bar, Sky Bar, Ambula. Varu by Atmosphere: Lime... Continue Reading →
Vamos pa’ la playa
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, MEXICO Overview When: 25 November - 29 November, 2020Where (accommodations): Petit Lafitte hotel, Playa del CarmenTransportation: JetBlue airlines flight from Boston to Cancun, MX. Rental car with Firefly.Sights/attractions: Akumal Beach, Puerto Aventuras Beach, La Quinta Avenida (5th Avenue) Playa del Carmen, Puerto Morelos Lighthouse, Cenote Verde LuceroFood/drinks: The Divot (Puerto Aventuras), Mar-Bella Fish Market (Puerto... Continue Reading →
MAINE (Cape Neddick/Ogunquit/York/Kittery) Overview When: 12 November- 15 November, 2020Where (accommodations): Cliff House Maine Transportation: 1hr 20 min car ride from BostonSights/attractions: Spa at Cliff House Maine, Mount Agamenticus, Marginal Way, Perkins Cove, Wiggly Bridge/Steedman Woods Nature reserve, Nubble LighthouseFood/drinks: The Tiller restaurant, Billy's Chowder House, Five-O Shore Road restaurant, The Greenery Cafe, Bread &... Continue Reading →