Jet Set Travel
Luxurious five-star accommodations, prize-winning architecture, world-class gourmet food and the finest wines. Where are we? St. Tropez? Paris? Rome? Nope! It's Portugal, the unsung luxury destination at the southwestern tip of Europe.
We recently had the opportunity to be guests at a "Five-Star Trio" of hotels in three magnificent regions of Portugal. This cooperative marketing program (http://www.martinhal.com/offers/sites/lisbon-alentejo-martinhal-en.html) is the brainchild of Chitra and Roman Stern, developers and owners of Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel, the relatively new (2010) five-star resort, as a way to introduce visitors to this varied and enchanting country. Read More »
Registered Nurse Launa Stone has opened a beautiful new facility in Calabasas, CA, called the Launa Stone Med-Spa and Anti-Aging Clinic, where she is offering a vast range of anti-aging and beautification treatments. Having assembled a crack team of professionals, such as experienced estheticians Cheri Moi and Sarah Harpaz, as well as Gina Borggrebe for laser hair removal, and Botox and filler expert Rachael Chambers, Launa has made her Med-Spa and Anti-Aging Clinic a one-stop shop with a staggering variety of ways to help you look and feel more beautiful. Read More »
Looking for a fun, active, sports-themed vacation? Then consider the new breed of active trips known as “sportcations.” How about a long weekend of soaking up California’s sun, sand, and beautiful views, paired with watching the best of professional beach volleyball? Or if watching isn’t close to being enough activity for you, what about taking a trip to paradise to get into the action yourself and take on the pros at their own games? Read More »
Life in Africa is a many-splendored thing. The seemingly endless diversity within the biosphere lurks in tall grass and behind every rock. It slithers and crawls, rustles tree leaves, and soars on thermals in the sun-drenched sky. It gives birth. It takes life. And as it does, it brings the landscape – verdant or scorched – to life. Read More »