A traveler’s explorations are never finished, but sometimes it’s fun to take a moment to look back on the places you’ve been. This is why we’re stopping for a moment to reflect on our ten favorite travel posts of 2018.
Anyone who has witnessed the beauty of the Amalfi Coast will understand why it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. This region is also home to many of Italy’s most luxurious hotels and we named our favorite 5 luxury hotels on the Amalfi Coast. Many of these hotels reside in the seaside villages that perch precariously into the sides of dramatic cliffs overlooking the ocean. This coastline along the southwestern shores of Italy is truly a place to behold.
More and more travelers are planning wine tasting destinations as they travel. With the surge in celebrity endorsed and produced wines, we explored three of our favorite wines made by actors and musicians. From Kurt Russell’s GoGi Wines to Dave Matthews’ Blenheim Vineyards, explore the world of celebrity wines.
Luxury travelers know that the ultimate tropical getaway can be found when renting a private island. The privacy and seclusion coupled with five-star amenities make these getaways truly something to remember. We search across the globe to come up with this list of our favorite nine private islands you can rent for your next vacation.
For many travelers, Africa is the ultimate exotic getaway. The wilderness and wildlife make it truly a destination unlike any other in the world. In spite of this, many travelers can be overwhelmed when attempting to plan a luxury trip to Africa. To help you plan your next visit to this amazing continent we narrowed it down to our favorite five luxury destinations in Africa.
Spring in Europe
Traveling to Europe in the spring can make for a delightful vacation. The coldest of winter weather has passed and across the continent, flowers start to bloom and temperatures are rising. Because of this time of year’s wonderful climate, we narrowed down our top three picks for the best spring vacations to Europe.
There are not many vacations more indulgent than a stay in a luxury ski chalet. We highlighted three of the most luxurious ski chalets that go above and beyond. They, of course, have the five-star amenities you’d expect from a luxury ski chalet. In addition, these destinations also offer white glove service that will take your vacation to the next level.
Relaxing in a natural hot spring is treat enough but doing so in the beautiful country of Iceland is even better. Known for its Northern Lights, the Midnight Sun, the volcanoes, the black beaches, the highlands, the mountains, and the wildlife including the whales and the Icelandic horses, Iceland is a dream location. We shared our top three picks for hot springs in Iceland so you can start planning your trip today!
Planning a destination wedding may be a lot of work but the rewards can be amazing. Many resorts offering weddings also have dedicated wedding teams to assist in the planning process. If you’re thinking of having a destination wedding, these three destination wedding resorts should be at the top of your list!
Our destination guides are always popular but one of the most popular of 2018 was our guide to why Cartegena should be on your travel list this year. This delightful destination on South America’s Caribbean coast, Cartagena is known as the Jewel of the Indies. The crystal clear waters, delightful cuisine, and impeccable art scene make this a can’t miss destination.
Over The Top Hotels
We finish off our list with some of the most quirky, weird, and downright over the top hotels in the world. From architectural marvels to restaurants that are completely underwater, you have to see these destinations to believe them! Explore all four and add them to your travel bucket list today!
Certainly, we explored some amazing places in 2018, here’s to planning the next adventure! These top travel posts should give you an idea on where to make your 2019 travel plans. Still not sure? Be sure to sign up for our newsletter for even more exciting destinations to explore this year.