Flying in Style with Emirates

Before this past October, I was accustomed to flying and accepting whatever cramped, amenity-free seat any airline would sell me at the lowest fare. Then I flew business class on Emirates and the experience completely changed me, and I don’t know how I can ever fly in economy again! As soon as I boarded the

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How to Oktoberfest

There are three steps you must take to truly experience Oktoberfest in Munich. Step 1: Get thee to Munich! Step 2: Meet up with a group of other likeminded friends and travelers, with a native German or two thrown in for a real adventure. Step 3: Put on a Dirndl… Okay, so step three wasn’t

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Living Life Long and Luxuriously in Sardinia: Forte Village

It is said that Sardinians have one of the highest number of centenarians in the world. Actually, they are in one of the five “blue zones” which identifies places that have more people per capita that are living over 90+ years of age. I set out recently to explore this amazing area and to also

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Venetian Holiday

After traveling in Italy with a university group on a guided art history trip, I took time to add some additional destinations. My second excursion was to Venice. I traveled on the high-speed train once again, and enjoyed watching the landscape changes from the city of Rome, to the Tuscan countryside, to the waterways of

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Italian Impressions

Recently, I had the opportunity to go to Italy with a university group on a guided art history trip. I had not visited Italy before, so I decided to visit some additional locations while I was there.    Pompeii was the first excursion on my schedule. The high-speed train between Rome and Naples was an

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Papal Audience Experience

Rome is home to countless treasures. From artistic masterpieces to religious monuments and historical wonders to culinary delights, the Eternal City offers an endless list of experiences for travelers. In spite of many previous visits to Rome, one event that I had not participated in is the Papal Audience and in June, I had the

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Why Now is the Time to Visit Madagascar

The island of Madagascar is filled with picturesque landscapes, white sand beaches, tropical rainforest, and mountains teeming with unique and wonderful creatures. I recently had the opportunity to visit Madagascar, as the second member of the Frontiers team, and wanted to share my observations about why now is the time to visit. Who should travel

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Islas Secas: Private, Pristine, and a Perfect Destination for all

Imagine a destination that offers an exclusive private stay, unparalleled beauty and no more than 18 guests on the entire island? Islas Secas consists of an archipelago of 14 private islands nestled along the coast of Panama’s southwest shoreline, and provides travelers with diverse marine ecosystems complemented with stunning views. About the Resort The island is

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Why Not Consider a Visit to Panama City

Panama City is culturally rich and vibrant and is definitely one to put on your exploration radar. My visit began with two days to explore this charming Central American city. The much-awaited warmth of the sun greeted me, as I stepped out of the car upon arrival at the American Trade Hotel, which is located

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