Beyond the Boroughs

by / on January 20, 2014 at 4:15 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Escape to the Hyatt Regency Aruba

As Mother Nature continues to deliver winter’s fury, some New Yorkers are trying to escape the cold to relax, unwind and thaw out. Nestled in the southern Caribbean, Aruba has become the go to place for winter travel. From January to March, Carnival season thrives throughout the island and holds spectacular parades and contests for locals and visitors. Travelers looking […]

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by / on December 27, 2013 at 1:05 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Venture to Dolce CampoReal Lisbon

Dolce Hotels and Resorts, manager of 26 upscale hotels, resorts, and conference centers across North America and Europe, welcomes visitors to its newest establishment, Dolce CampoReal Lisbon. The hotel is a meetings destination and golf resort just outside the Portuguese capital and is just 20 minutes from some of the country’s most beautiful Atlantic beaches. Its location is ideal for […]

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by / on August 27, 2013 at 1:35 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs, Til the Sun Comes Up

Get Served for the US Open

Game, set, match! If you’re looking for places to go and TVs to watch for this year’s US Open, we’ve got you covered. Both locations of The Windsor will be airing all the matches on their flat screen TVs, along with food and drink specials. From now until September 9th, the upscale sports bar and restaurant will be offering a […]

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by / on July 23, 2013 at 12:30 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Grace Bay Club Offers Amazing 20th Anniversary Special

The Grace Bay Club, located on Providenciales in Turks and Caicos, is celebrating its 20th anniversary! In honor of this milestone, the club is offering its grandest package yet, The Ultimate 20th Anniversary Experience, through December 4, 2014. The $100,000 price tag buys a 4-day, 3-night stay in a luxurious Villa Penthouse Suite, with the opportunity to take advantage of […]

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by / on June 28, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Summer’s Best Travel Deals, Near and Far

If you’re anything like me, and every other New Yorker I know, the thought of spending most summer weekends in the city is nothing short of anxiety provoking. With excessive heat literally oozing from every building in existence and no way to hit the beach without the hideous traffic or too-uncomfortable-for-words subway ride in beach gear, staying organized and well-informed […]

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by / on June 25, 2013 at 3:51 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Star Spangled Vacations

Planning your 4th of July weekend can be stressful. Many places book up fast and cost quite a pretty penny. Nix the at-home barbeque and do something nice for yourself this holiday weekend! Looking for a hot getaway? Check in to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona, for its third annual ‘Fourth of July Freedom Fest,’ taking place July 4-7th. […]

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by / on June 21, 2013 at 11:00 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Hlemmur Square Opens in Iceland

Let’s face it: summer in the concrete jungle is tough. Sweltering subway stations, cramped apartments and limited pool options beckon a vacation to somewhere far away with a cool breeze and cooler culture. Enter Iceland’s Hlemmur Square, a new hotel in Reykjavik from European hotelier Klaus Ortlieb (Claridge’s in London, The Gotham Hotel in New York City, The Hotel Modern […]

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by / on June 13, 2013 at 1:15 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Downton Abbey Getaways on Both Sides of the Atlantic

If you are one of millions of viewers who have been swept away with the parlor room drama and torrid romances of Downton Abbey, you might be suffering from withdrawal after the dramatic end to last season. Unfortunately, the fourth season will not premiere stateside until January, which leaves fans with six months worth of Sunday nights without the Crawleys. […]

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 12:30 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Unique Vacation Deals at Boston’s Beautiful Waterfront

As the days get longer and the sun shines brighter, we know you’re itching for a getaway. But if you’re as unlucky as so many other New Yorkers, your vacay days or paydays at work are running thin. So instead of drowning your sorrows in the idea of a potentially vacation-less summer, consider saving the French Riviera and Caribbean cruise […]

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by / on May 21, 2013 at 2:09 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Get Fit: Summer Vacation Destinations

Summer is right around the corner and for most of us that means vacation, beaches, and bathing suits!  Just because you go away for a week on vacation does not mean you have to sacrifice your diet or gym routine. Many hotels around the world are taking part in helping their guests stay fit. How wonderful it is now that […]

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