It has been a long 12 months, and now that spring is here, lots of us are making a beeline for the nearest hiking trail. Freedom! What better way to celebrate than fresh air and exercise, plus stunning natural views while backpacking through some of the world’s best trails? Our correspondent Tomas White has curated a list of 8 of the best adventure travel hikes, hiking and backpacking trails in the world for a vacation this summer 2021, including trekking trips and scenic tours. Just don’t wait too long! Given the pent-up demand, you’ll need to plan ahead for any post-pandemic trips you’re dreaming of taking later this year.
Medical research indicates that spending time in a garden is a powerful way to increase personal wellness. To help you find the best lovely spots, we embarked on a round-the-world tour. The result is our five-part series on the most beautiful gardens in the world. We’re sharing our top picks of the best gardens in the United States and Canada; Europe; Asia; the Middle East and Africa. Here’s the list of the most beautiful gardens in Central and South America – the best gardens in the Caribbean, Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil and more.
Mexico has seen an increase in tourism during the coronavirus pandemic, as it remains one of the most consistent and convenient vacation options for Americans outside the U.S. Our correspondent Angelika Pokovba, a new resident of Tulum, breaks it all down for us. Is it actually safe to travel to Mexico for a vacation right now while coronavirus restrictions are still in place? Here’s what you need to know about safe luxury vacation travel to Mexico during the COVID-19 pandemic, while coronavirus restrictions are still in place.
Where are the best places to go in March for a luxurious vacation? Well, dear reader, that depends. Are you traveling with kids? Looking for a romantic escape? An active adventurous trip? A spa or a boot camp? Or maybe just a quiet beach. Whatever your mood, there’s something perfect on our list of ideas for the top travel spots for a vacation in March 2020. For our money, these are the best luxury travel destinations in the month of March.
In the depths of winter, sometimes the spirit needs a reminder of the glories of spring. Surely that’s why so many of the best luxury orchid shows in the world happen in February and early March. For those who love gardens and are becoming deeply weary of cold and snow, here’s our list of the best orchid shows in the world, with their dates and themes for 2020. Plus some fun facts about orchids to make your visit even more enjoyable. Even if you only travel to these in your mind, we hope it’ll leave you feeling restored.