Beyond the Boroughs

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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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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by / on May 14, 2013 at 3:37 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Do London Brown’s Hotel Style

Written by Travis Ballenger Vacation season is upon us and while it’s exciting to get away, it can be a total drag to figure out the details. Luckily, the people at Rocco Forte have taken care of that for us. Rocco Forte’s iconic Brown’s Hotel is celebrating its 175th Anniversary this year. To honor the hotel, now through December 1st, […]

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by / on May 10, 2013 at 12:34 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Borough Escapes – City Island

It’s hard to believe that City Island is part of New York City. Its serenity and idyllic scenery is more reminiscent of a small New England fishing town than that of a town located in the Bronx. City Island is a small island in the Bronx measuring about one and a half-mile long and half a mile wide. Though it’s […]

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