The Summer Vacation You and Your Family Should Take!

By Laurie Flum | Steamboat Springs I thought Steamboat Springs CO was only a ski village so when work called for me to go in October I thought “what am I going to do in October in Steamboat”. You know the old saying “all work and no play…” So I started by listening to a Read More

Mad, Mad, Madeline

By Bill Bisanz | Apostle Islands She’s beautiful, mysterious, and elusive. And she would drive most mad if you had to live with her year-round. Madeline Island, the largest and only permanently inhabited of the Apostle islands is a 13-mile island set off the Bayfield peninsula on Lake Superior. My first visit was nearly 10-years Read More

Talk Fractional with International Architecture & Design Magazine

Culture Club Fractional ownerships let urban tourists put down roots Even the most seasoned of tourists have left a city feeling like they missed something. In a foreign metropolis, a week or two leaves barely enough time to scratch the city’s surface. For a new breed of traveller, there’s a desire to move beyond a brief getaway to the beach Read More

Elite’s “Villa La Percha” Featured in Ocean Home Magazine

Provo Paradise Melissa C Gillespie | Ocean Home Magazine La Percha is the newest luxury living experience in Turks & Caicos The allure of the British West Indies has entertained the the fantasies of royalty, aristocrates, and celebrities for centuries. Now, Providenciales (or Provo, as it’s called by locals) in the Turks & Caicos Islands Read More

Mountains and Moose and Bears, Oh My!

By Jeanne Larson | Jackson Hole, WY It was a long October weekend, and we had decided to head to Jackson Hole. My family and I love to ski, so although it wasn’t the season, we viewed this as a good scouting expedition. The car trip from Minnesota across South Dakota was pretty uneventful, until Read More

Paris by Sail

By John Pollack | Paris John Pollack is an accomplished author and journalist who won the 1995 O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships and was a Presidential Speechwriter for Bill Clinton. Earlier, he worked as a foreign correspondent in Spain, as a field assistant in Antarctica, and as a strolling violinist on Mackinac Island. You can Read More

Gasping at its beauty

I have just had the pleasure of staying at Casa Tanglewood. The house is incredible, and the setting is breathtaking. I have never stayed in such an elegant yet welcoming house. It really is a very special place and makes me smile just thinking about it. The initial plan was to go to the nearby Read More

A Zest for Global Living Experiences

By Jeanne Larson | Madrid, Mexico I was lucky to spend three weeks traveling throughout central Mexico with my family as a child. That trip was the beginning of a strong attraction to other cultures and a zest for global living experiences that have transcended my life. I headed to Europe after business school, determined Read More

Yoga On the Road: Barcelona, Paris & NYC

By Bill Bisanz | Paris, New York On a recent trip to three of my all-time favorite places I practiced yoga…everywhere. Normally my trips, whether for work or pleasure (this was both), are a departure from my normal routine. For sure travel is meant to be a break from the ordinary but why miss out Read More

Where the Real Magic Is

By Alex Bisanz | Steamboat Springs For a lot of people, Steamboat Springs means skiing, hot chocolate, and winter fun. And in their defense, the skiing truly is fantastic – and kids ski for free! But for the select few that have had the privilege to experience the hot springs, that’s where the real magic Read More

Release the Kraken!

By Mark Hoiland | Turks & Cacios If you’ve ever tried to go hunting for lobsters, you’ll quickly find that it isn’t as easy as reaching down and scooping them up. On my last trip to the Turks and Caicos, I was out snorkeling in the water behind our villa, and had discovered that there Read More

Paris from a “Newbies” point of view

By Laurie Flum | Paris Paris in the spring….I’d heard so much about it; in the movies, from friends…well you know. So when my job sent me to Paris I can admit my slightly introverted personality was a bit anxious about the trip. How would I get around, EUROS instead of dollars? – Hmmm, and Read More

Luxury & convenience across the street from Central Park

One Central Park Place | New York City   Concierge, bellmen, doormen (especially 1 whose name I can’t recall) were great. The condo is comfortable and although we were wary of possible traffic noise from busy Columbus Circle, the insulation was good enough that we felt like we were in a quieter part of town. Read More

A Slice of Paradise at Casa Celina

Casa Celina | Los Cabos Cabo is an easy destination to travel to and provides an opportunity to experience both “old and new” Mexico. We enjoy dining at Tequila in San Jose del Cabo as well as Edith’s in Cabo San Lucas.  When in season, whale watching and deep-sea fishing are incredible experiences! Our home, Read More

The Ultimate Place to Play, Discover or Recharge

By Adrienne Clairmont | Los Cabos Ceviche. Deep-sea fishing. Horseback Riding. Jet skiing. Turquoise Jewelry. Amazing sunsets. Desert forest. Tequila. Golf.  Nightclubs. When asked what my favorite things about Los Cabos, Mexico are, I found myself struggling to narrow down the options to a concise list. Every time I visit Los Cabos, I find myself Read More

In Search of the French Johnny Depp

By Bill Bisanz | St. Bart’s During a recent trip to St. Barth’s, the French jewel of the Caribbean, we encountered at least two fellows that could have been the French incarnate version of the great American actor. The first, named Gael was reminiscent of Depp in Chocolat while Jacques was the spitting image of Read More

Lime Squash Anyone?

By Bill Bisanz | Barbados English, preppy, exotic, Rihanna were just a few of the thoughts that came to my mind prior to visiting Barbados. Located at the southeastern end of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic Ocean, this independent state is one the most developed islands in the Caribbean and still has many ties Read More

Goats, Reggae and Sandcastles

By Bill Bisanz | Anguilla Anyone who has driven around Anguilla has probably developed the underappreciated skill of maneuvering around the goats that freely roam the island. And as you’re supposed to do this while driving on the ‘wrong side’ of the road in this British Overseas Territory, you may start to feel a little Read More