Deer Valley, in Utah, was named the most expensive ski resort in the country by Cheaphotels.org. (Photo: Getty Images) The Beaver Creek Ski Resort in Colorado is among the most expensive in the country, according to a new survey by Cheaphotels.org. (Getty Images) From the top of Alta’s chairlift, you can see Douglas firs standing against soft powder on a clear, windless day. No wonder this Utah ski is one of the most expensive in the country, according to a new survey by Cheaphotels.org. (Getty) A skier gets through the air above Lionshead Village in Vail. The Colorado ski resort is among the country’s most expensive during peak season. (Getty Images) A pair of skiers shred downhill at Squaw Valley. The resort was one of two California resorts in Cheaphotel.org’s recent survey of the top ten most expensive ski resorts in the country. The other was Northstar. (Photo: Getty Images) A chairlift hangs above the untracked slopes at Breckenridge, … [Read more...] about Travel: The top 10 most expensive ski resorts in the U.S.
Top 10 visited countries
Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (February 11, 2019): Top 10 best things to see and do in Rwanda. I recently enjoyed a week long holiday in Rwanda, one of the most astonishingly beautiful countries I’ve ever visited. Nicknamed ‘the land of thousands hills’, Rwanda lies within the Great Lakes region of Central Africa, bordered by Uganda to the north, Tanzania to the east, Burundi to the south, and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the west. Despite being one of Africa’s smallest nations, Rwanda has an incredible treasure trove of biodiversity. Mountains dominate the center and west of the country, while the east consists of savanna, plains and swamps. Although Rwanda is all too often associated with the horrible 1994 Genocide that resulted in the mass murder of one million people (20% of the country’s total population), the country has risen from the ash and managed to rebuild itself as one of … [Read more...] about Top 10 best things to see and do in Rwanda
Monday newsletters always feature top 10 travel lists to inspire. Today (February 4, 2019): Top 10 best things to do and see in the Arctic Circle. The Arctic Circle is the most northerly of the earth’s five major circles of latitude, comprising parts of eights countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, the United States (Alaska), Canada (Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut), Denmark (Greenland) and Iceland. It is a wonderfully diverse region, which includes much more than initially meets the eye. From the stunning and captivating natural environment, to the vast array of wonderful wildlife and tales of history that have gone before, there’s plenty to see. In this article, I’ll tell you the top 10 things to do and see in the Arctic Circle. Whether it’s taking in the natural scenery, or discovering modern and impressive … [Read more...] about Top 10 best things to do and see in the Arctic Circle
The French Quarter Inn in Charleston, South Carolina took the No. 1 spot in TripAdvisor’s best hotels of 2019. (Photo: Courtesy of TripAdvisor) A short walk to restaurants and shopping, the newly-restored Nantucket Hotel & Resort in Massachusetts boasts ocean and harbor views. (Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor) The Spectator Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina made TripAdvisor’s No. 3 best hotel in the country for its service and Southern charm. (Photo courtesy of TripAdvisor) At an average annual price of $403 per night, The Inn at Lost Creek in Mountain Village, Colorado, is the most affordable best hotel in America for 2019, according to TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice Awards. (Courtesy of TripAdvisor) Hotel Jackson in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is a family-owned and run property celebrating its Western history with a big of modern luxury. (Courtesy of TripAdvisor) Stunning outdoor spaces, themed suites and famous historic guests like … [Read more...] about Top 10: TripAdvisor’s top U.S. hotels including 22 in California
The north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge peeks through the morning fog Friday, Jan. 13, 2018. Some newcomers mention this scene as one of the things they love about living in the Bay Area. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group Archives) New York’s iconic Brooklyn Bridge has been posted on Instagram 2.3 million times. (Getty Images) The Royal Gorge Bridge in Colorado is one of the world’s highest suspension bridges, crossing the gorge 956 feet above the Arkansas River. (Photo: Getty Images) The Big Four Bridge, built in 1895, was a railroad bridge spanning the Ohio River in Kentucky, where it was converted into a pedestrian bridge in 2013. (Photo: Getty Images) The Perrine Bridge near Twin Falls, Idaho, spans the Snake River Canyon and is a a favorite on Instagram. (Photo: Getty Images) Rhode Island’s stunning Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge was one of the most Instagrammed bridges in late 2018, landing it on Orbitz’s most popular bridges … [Read more...] about Travel: Orbitz’s top 10 Instagrammable bridges (Golden Gate included)