What is Voluntourism? How I Spent My Gap Year.

By Ella Edwards Most people would be pretty wary of sending their 18-year-old daughter off on a gap year to the rugged wilds of Namibia or to explore the chaotic charm of Nepali cities, but my parents aren’t most people. As avid travelers …

Our Favorite Places: Mexico City

One of the world’s most magical cities, the vibrant capital of Mexico, is ideal for a luxury getaway, be it a long weekend or a week or more. Mixing the past and present, Aztec temples stand alongside colonial architecture and modern buildings in …

A Weekend in Chicago: The Luxury Edition

By the numbers, Chicago is pretty impressive. Chicago is the 3rd largest city in the United States with over 60 museums, 600 parks, and nearly 9000 acres of green space. Chicago has 28 miles of lakefront, 24 beaches, over 7000 restaurants, and almost …

Teen-Approved: Five Splurge-Worthy Family Vacations

By Jamie Edwards When our kids were little, my husband and I would invite the grandparents over to babysit while we jetted off to a luxurious hotel or destination. They were too young to enjoy the places we were staying, we reasoned, and …