This summer has seen heat waves sweep across the continental US and most of Western Europe. Which got us to thinking about swimming pools. Then a message crossed our desks about a gorgeous artist-designed swimming pool in Edinburgh that will be open to the public until the third week of August. Which made us wonder: are there other artist-designed swimming pools? Turns out there are. Here are 10 of the best artist designed swimming pools in the world. We’d love to take a cooling dip in almost every one of them (we’re looking at you, number 10).
We recently visited the Twin Cities and discovered a marvelous green and open art space. We’re sharing the best of the sculpture garden in Minneapolis, adjacent to the Walker Art Center. Here’s our photo journey through the elegant modernity we found at this wonderful Minneapolis sculpture garden.
Deciding where to go in August? What are the top destinations in August in terms of weather, crowds, new openings and excellent cuisine? Here’s our curated list of the best luxury travel destinations in the month of August.
One of the most charming towns in Alaska is Ketchikan. We recently visited for the first time as part of a 7-day voyage on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Bliss. (Full disclosure – the author is a board member of the ship’s parent company). Here’s our photo journal of the top spots in Ketchikan, Alaska, and how to have a luxurious visit if you decide to go.
So, we all know that weight gain is rumored to be an unavoidable side effect of taking a luxury cruise. There are ways to mitigate that risk. But on a recent 7-day voyage on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Norwegian Bliss to Alaska, we encountered an insurmountable obstacle to diet discipline. (Full disclosure – the author is a board member of the ship’s parent company). The chocolate. Have a look at 7 days of the irresistible chocolate artistry aboard the luxury cruise ship Norwegian Bliss.