Yvoire, France! Where do I begin?… This romantic, medieval village on the French shore of Lake Geneva (a.k.a. Lake Leman) will fill your heart with calm and tranquility.
Before going green became mainstream in the hospitality industry, The Breakers self-imposed this challenge as a pioneer in the luxury hotel segment. In fact, more than a decade ago this iconic, 540-room oceanfront resort began to implement ecologically-friendly practices to conserve resources and protect the environment to enhance the quality of life for future generations.
With the rise of organized crime during the Great Depression, the Department of Justice began an exhaustive search for a location to construct an escape-proof maximum security prison. With a ready-made facility surrounded by the bone-chilling, swift currents of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz was quickly chosen as the ideal site.
Gently nestled between the Allegheny Plateau and the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians of northeastern Pennsylvania lies a national treasure of unimaginable splendor—Ricketts Glen. Once the proud home of Native Americans in ages past, this 13,000-acre state park is known for its magnificent, old-growth forest, spectacular flora and fauna, mesmerizingly winding and canopied hiking trails, and 24 cascading and breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls.
Neatly tucked in secluded woods in rural Pennsylvania, just 4 miles from Ricketts Glen State Park, is the quaint and charming Old Tioga Inn. Located just off the Old Tioga Turnpike, this log home bed & breakfast offers old-fashioned charm coupled with a host of modern creature comforts. Trust me…Waking up in the morning to the sound of birds chirping and the cool rush of a mountain breeze at Old Tioga just can’t be beat.
Before going green became mainstream in the hospitality industry, The Breakers self-imposed this challenge as a pioneer in the luxury hotel segment. In fact, more than a decade ago this iconic, 540-room oceanfront resort began to implement ecologically-friendly practices to conserve resources…
Most know The Springs Resort & Spa in Arenal Costa Rica from television when it played host to the sixth episode of ABC’s The Bachelor earlier this year. But for those of us who have actually stayed there, we feel like we have been somewhere else…