Gettysburg has been popular for decades for its history and its attractive downtown. A renewed focus on all things food and drink plus overall revitalization has ensured that there are plenty of great things to do in Gettysburg.
It’s not apparent at first what’s taking place in the lush, green orchard. As far as you can see, glass bottles hang from the trees. But once you see the sign for Manguin Distillery, it all makes a bit more sense.
“Get off my mountain!” It was said with a broad, toothy smile and a twinkle in the eye. Some visitors to the Margarita Adventures zip line need a little encouragement to take the leap of faith off the side of the hill and ride the steel cable known as “The Renegade.” But those who do are rewarded by with a thrilling experience on the Santa Margarita zip line…and wine tasting at the Ancient Peaks Winery.
Yellow, green, red, orange, blue, pink, purple. As I walked around Ecuador’s Saturday Otavalo market, my eyes were assaulted by a rainbow of colors. Everywhere I looked, tables were piled high with goods in every color imaginable. I realized that the Otavalo market is the most colorful place on earth.
Even as the faint colors of sunset began to appear on the horizon, the day’s heat still hung heavy on the Chesapeake Bay. On shore, people were beginning to wind down their day, but our excitement was just beginning.
Sweat dripped down the sides of my hairline as I breathed in the steamy air of the sauna and contemplated the bucket. Just outside the door, people filled a bucket with ice-cold water and dumped it on themselves. Intentionally.
The rhythmic throbbing of the tide as it tumbled against the rocks welcomed us to Cambria. We’d come to the blue and white-trimmed Sand Pebbles Inn to enjoy California’s Central Coast. Perched atop a small bluff above Moonstone Beach in Cambria, the hotel has stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. The Sand Pebbles Inn is one of the top hotels in Cambria and fully embodies the California “coastal chic” lifestyle.
In the travel industry, nothing can touch TripAdvisor. It’s the gold standard for reviews and comparison shopping for hotels, restaurants and excursions. Yet, just below the surface, there are some major problems with the service. There’s a dark side that is widely discussed in the industry, but rarely acknowledged to consumers: there’s a huge problem with fake TripAdvisor reviews. Here’s what you really need to know about TripAdvisor.
Our expectations of Andorran wine were not high, but maybe they should have been. Wineries like Casa Auvinya are producing beautiful vintages from their soaring mountainous vineyards.
Fireplaces and accent pieces complete the feel that staying at the Stikliai hotel is like being in someone’s (very upscale, well-serviced) French country home.