Beyond the Boroughs

by / on March 15, 2016 at 3:15 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Charming Getaway at Hofsas House Hotel

With 45 inns to choose from in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, it can be tricky business deciding where to stay. If you’re looking for a charming, European-style bed & breakfast, family-run Hofsas House Hotel welcomes guests with open arms. Founded by Donna Hofsas over six decades ago, the inn remains in the family and is now run by her granddaughter Carrie Theis, […]

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by / on March 14, 2016 at 11:25 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Escape to Carmel-by-the-Sea in California

Nothing beats escaping the winter doldrums and we recently were treated to an amazing getaway in Monterey County, California, where we visited both Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Valley. Carmel-by-the-Sea is the definition of quaint, comprised of just one square mile on the Monterey Peninsula. With no street numbers, houses are instead designated with cutesy names like Sea Daze and Suntrap, but […]

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by / on January 8, 2016 at 5:05 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Pack Your Bags & Travel in Style in 2016

The start of a new year brings people the joy of looking forward to all the travel and trips they get to take in the coming year. This time of year can be busy for both travel and travel planning, so why not give a gift that never goes out of style, and can also help you manifest a truly amazing future vacation. […]

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by / on January 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Explore Exotic India on the Ganges Voyager II

Looking for an exotic getaway for the New Year? Look no further – hop aboard Uniworld‘s newest luxury river cruise ship, the Ganges Voyager II, for a 13-day trip along India’s Ganges River. Uniworld is a boutique cruise line that offers destination river cruise itineraries throughout Europe, Asia, and Russia. But what makes this a boutique cruise line exactly? Uniworld […]

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by / on December 17, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Traveler’s Gift Guide

It’s more common than not for people to travel over the holidays. Whether you’re jetting away to a tropical vacation, heading home to mom and pop’s, or heading west to get some time on the mountains, you’re going to need some help during the commute, which can often be stressful. If you know someone taking off this season, we’ve got […]

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by / on November 4, 2015 at 3:43 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

The Titanic Comes to Life in Jersey City

Everyone knows the Jack and Rose version of what went down the night the Titanic sank in 1912, but now New Yorkers have a chance to get up close and personal to the history and relics from that fateful April night. A quick PATH ride away, Jersey City is home to the Liberty Science Center, which just opened up Titanic: […]

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by / on October 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Camino de Santiago: Make the Journey

    Pack your bags for a vacation muy especiales! Mark your calendars for May 15, 2016 – the first departure date for Country Walkers‘ new luxury guided walking tour, Spain: Classic Camino de Santiago. Vamos! Vamos! For over 35 years, Country Walkers has offered immersive Guided Walking Adventures around the world. Each trip has a handcrafted itinerary, making each journey […]

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by / on September 8, 2015 at 11:30 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Trip to Saratoga Springs Begs a Visit to the Race Track

A relatively quick hop, skip and a jump away from New York City lies Saratoga Springs, a quaint town in upstate New York that is well known for its impressive race track. Saratoga Race Course plays host to America’s Best Racing, a fan development and awareness-building program created and funded by The Jockey Club, which was designed to increase the […]

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by / on June 15, 2015 at 3:45 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Don’t Count Out Jersey City or Tequila This Father’s Day

With Father’s Day quickly approaching, I found myself scrambling to find that special gift for my dad. My father isn’t particularly too hard to shop for, but he seems to have everything. He’s into sports, jeans and fine liquor. Just when I was about to admit defeat, I received an invitation to a tasting in Jersey City. New Yorkers are […]

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by / on April 15, 2015 at 11:35 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Across the Globe: Health & Wellness Getaways

Vacations are often synonymous with laziness and overindulgence, and even though you’re taking time off to relax and de-stress, that is no reason to put your healthy summer bodies off track. Don’t let vacation become an excuse to shy away from exercising and eating right! We get it, it can be hard not to go for that awesome dessert on the […]

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