All posts tagged: SUMMER VACATION

best Martha's Vineyard books

What are the Best Martha’s Vineyard Books?

What are the best Martha’s Vineyard books? Here are 15 of our favorite books – fiction and non-fiction – that are either about or set on Martha’s Vineyard. If you’re wondering what to read before you visit Martha’s Vineyard – or how to recapture some of the glow after you return home – these are great places to start.

best artist-designed swimming pools in the world

The Best Artist-Designed Swimming Pools in the World

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).

How to have a luxury visit to Ketchikan, Alaska

How to Have a Luxurious Visit in Ketchikan, Alaska

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.