Travel News & Tips

Carol enjoys our in-room infinity pool at Jade Mountain.

World’s Top Honeymoon Destinations

A recent BRIDES Magazine survey of Virtuoso travel advisors discovers top honeymoon destinations. Plus, we share video from a few of our visits. Read on…

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Viking Ocean Cruises to Triple Size of New Fleet

Did you know that Viking River Cruises will soon be offering small ship ocean cruises? Yep. It’s true! Read on…

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Windstar Cruises Debuts New All Suite Motor Yacht

Small ship luxury cruising is seeing significant growth, and Windstar Cruises joins the fray with its new 212 passenger motor yacht. Read on…

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Disney Cruise Lines: Oceanview Fares from $520

Nobody makes smiles like Disney, and a Disney Cruise just might be the perfect vacation for your family this summer. Read on…

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Viking River Cruise Specials – March 2014

River cruising is the fastest growing segment of the travel industry. Here’s a passel of special offers from the industry leader. Read on…

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Virtuoso Life Luxury Traveler’s Guide – March 2014

This month’s 123-page digital luxury travel magazine is jam-packed with wonderful destinations around the world, luxury cruises, and more. Read on…


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Enjoying the Southern California Coast at the Terranea Resort

We found paradise on the Southern California Coast a mere 25 miles outside of Los Angeles. Read on…

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Hotel del Coronado: Beach Bonfire and S’Mores

The Hotel del Coronado surprised us with a fabulous beach bonfire complete with champagne and s’mores. Read on…

Hiking in the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

Hiking Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in La Jolla, CA

2,000 acres and 12 miles of hiking trails on majestic bluffs and even a trail winding down to secluded ocean beaches. Read on…

Sunset over Torrey Pines

Sunset Over the Torrey Pines Golf Course

Note: click the photograph for a larger view. It’s 5:52 p.m. and I caught the sun setting into the Pacific Coast marine layer gazing through the trees on the world-famous Torrey Pines Golf Course. The marine layer is formed as cold ocean water such as is found on the Pacific Coast inCalifornia cools the air just above it. […]