Some call it a “skip-gen” vacation: when grandparents take a leisure trip with their grand kids without their parents along for the ride. Others call it “The Grand Trip.” The cheekiest moniker we found is “Gramping.” Whatever you call it, it’s becoming more and more popular. So where are the best places for a luxury skip-generation vacation? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has got answers.
Heading to Martha’s Vineyard this summer? There may be some new things to see and do since you were last on the island. Here’s the rundown on the best of what’s new on Martha’s Vineyard this year.
You’ve hit the jackpot: an invitation to stay at a friend’s or family member’s vacation home. Beautiful location, time with loved ones, and no need to tip the bellman or settle up an enormous bill when it’s time to depart. What could be better? The only thing between you and the perfect vacation is choosing a gift for your gracious host or hostess. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy shares our luxury gift guide for the best host and hostess gifts out there right now.
Martha’s Vineyard is well-known as the summer home of the black elite. But really, it’s the summer of home of black heritage, black excellence, and black friends and family. If you’re planning to visit Martha’s Vineyard this summer, what are the best places to see, stay, and dine on the island? Especially if you’re seeking the iconic black experience on Martha’s Vineyard that African-American families have had since the late 1890’s? We went straight to the expert, Lawrence Otis Graham, who has been summering on Martha’s Vineyard since childhood. Here’s his black culture guide to Martha’s Vineyard.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Travel Calendar highlights new luxury hotel openings, new travel products, and new travel experiences in June 2019. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. And for our list of the top 10 luxury travel destinations in June, click here.