EUROPE


A review of a luxury holiday in EUROPE. An insider’s guide to the best luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat in EUROPE, with Carmen Edelson.

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Unmissable Irish Getaways For Your Next Romantic Road Trip

Unmissable Irish Getaways For Your Next Romantic Road Trip

EUROPE, IRELAND, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
As the summer months approach and the days get warmer, drier and sunnier, our attention turns to our next adventure. Travelers young and old are eagerly awaiting news on where, when and even if they can travel internationally this summer. In the interim, many will be fastidiously planning the perfect…
As the summer months approach and the days get warmer, drier and sunnier, our attention turns to our next adventure. Travelers young and old are eagerly awaiting news on where, when and even if they can travel internationally this summer. In the interim, many…
Top 3 Advantages of Renting a Villa in Mykonos or Santorini

Top 3 Advantages of Renting a Villa in Mykonos or Santorini

EUROPE, GREECE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY VILLAS & VACATION HOMES, TRAVEL
Now that Greece is open to vaccinated American travelers, are you contemplating spending your summer holidays in Mykonos or Santorini but you don’t know where exactly you will be staying? Or maybe you already know that you will be staying in…
Now that Greece is open to vaccinated American travelers, are you contemplating spending your summer holidays in Mykonos or Santorini but you don’t know where exactly you will be staying? Or maybe you already know…
6 Luxury Outdoor Dining Experiences in London: Spring/Summer 2021

6 Luxury Outdoor Dining Experiences in London: Spring/Summer 2021

EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, LONDON, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED KINGDOM
To welcome in Spring 2021, Red Carnation’s hotel properties in London will be offering luxurious dining experiences outdoors. And after very strict lockdowns in the UK, I’m sure almost everyone has been craving delectable cuisines! Thankfully, outdoor dining is now…
To welcome in Spring 2021, Red Carnation’s hotel properties in London will be offering luxurious dining experiences outdoors. And after very strict lockdowns in the UK, I’m sure almost everyone has been craving delectable…
5 of the Best Cycling Destinations Around the World

5 of the Best Cycling Destinations Around the World

AUSTRIA, CANADA: LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, EUROPE, FRANCE, GERMANY, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, NORWAY, TRAVEL, UNITED KINGDOM
Hopping on your bike and hitting the wide open road, covering miles of diverse scenery without a worry in the world – there’s not a lot better than heading off on a cycling holiday.  But where to start? There’s no…
Hopping on your bike and hitting the wide open road, covering miles of diverse scenery without a worry in the world – there’s not a lot better than heading off on a cycling holiday. …
Helpful Phrases to Learn When Traveling to Croatia

Helpful Phrases to Learn When Traveling to Croatia

CROATIA, EUROPE, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL
Native English speakers, especially the British, tend to be the worst in the world at learning other languages. In fact, only 38% speak a second language. And yet, learning just a little of another language can make all the difference…
Native English speakers, especially the British, tend to be the worst in the world at learning other languages. In fact, only 38% speak a second language. And yet, learning just a little of another…
Ways the Pandemic Has Changed Honeymoons

Ways the Pandemic Has Changed Honeymoons

BAHAMAS LUXURY TRAVEL, CARIBBEAN LUXURY TRAVEL, EUROPE, FRANCE, GREECE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Couples who were preparing to get married in 2020 have had quite the time. Thanks to a global pandemic, many couples had to alter their wedding plans in nearly every way imaginable. Those that did follow through with a ceremony…
Couples who were preparing to get married in 2020 have had quite the time. Thanks to a global pandemic, many couples had to alter their wedding plans in nearly every way imaginable. Those that…
UK Residents: Easiest Travel Destinations for a Summer 2021 Holiday

UK Residents: Easiest Travel Destinations for a Summer 2021 Holiday

DUBAI, EUROPE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, MALDIVES: LUXURY TRAVEL ASIA, MIDDLE EAST, SPAIN, TRAVEL, TURKEY, UNITED KINGDOM
Travel uncertainty, one of many challenges faced in 2020, looks set to continue into 2021. Many countries have been struck from the UK travel corridor list and new quarantine procedures are still in place for people coming into the country. …
Travel uncertainty, one of many challenges faced in 2020, looks set to continue into 2021. Many countries have been struck from the UK travel corridor list and new quarantine procedures are still in place…
The Best Airbnb Alternatives: 6 Luxury Vacation Rental Websites

The Best Airbnb Alternatives: 6 Luxury Vacation Rental Websites

EUROPE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY VILLAS & VACATION HOMES, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
While I am a big fan of Airbnb, especially Airbnb Experiences (read my favorites), I want people to realize that there are so many incredible choices out there in terms of vacation rental websites. While other vacation rental companies might…
While I am a big fan of Airbnb, especially Airbnb Experiences (read my favorites), I want people to realize that there are so many incredible choices out there in terms of vacation rental websites.…
4 Luxurious Sailing Destinations

4 Luxurious Sailing Destinations

BOATING, EUROPE, GREECE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
Whether you are sailing on a small boat or a large commercial boat, there are incredible destinations around the world that offer sunset views, calm waters, and amazing docking points. There are certain qualities that need to be true about…
Whether you are sailing on a small boat or a large commercial boat, there are incredible destinations around the world that offer sunset views, calm waters, and amazing docking points. There are certain qualities…
The Top Four Oldest Remaining Wines In The World

The Top Four Oldest Remaining Wines In The World

EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, FRANCE, GERMANY, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
Wine has a long, rich history that dates back to many centuries ago. Over time, these refreshing alcoholic beverages have exhibited the ability to survive for hundreds of years. Some have even remained in existence for over 1,600 years and…
Wine has a long, rich history that dates back to many centuries ago. Over time, these refreshing alcoholic beverages have exhibited the ability to survive for hundreds of years. Some have even remained in…
The Most Beautiful Places in Dalmatia, Croatia

The Most Beautiful Places in Dalmatia, Croatia

BOATING, CROATIA, EUROPE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL
If you had to postpone every single plan you had, as travelling during the pandemic is almost impossible, think about it from a different perspective. This time you’ve been given can be invested in exploring some of the best and most…
If you had to postpone every single plan you had, as travelling during the pandemic is almost impossible, think about it from a different perspective. This time you’ve been given can be invested in exploring…
New Luxurious Preferred Hotels & Resorts Opening Around the World in 2021

New Luxurious Preferred Hotels & Resorts Opening Around the World in 2021

CALIFORNIA, CHICAGO, EUROPE, FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LONDON, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, MIAMI, NEW YORK, TRAVEL, UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
A new year always brings new hope and excitement! And while most travel still isn’t possible right now, we are hoping the world will open up at some point in 2021. And when it does, we are ready to explore…
A new year always brings new hope and excitement! And while most travel still isn’t possible right now, we are hoping the world will open up at some point in 2021. And when it…
Top Ten Most Interesting Places to Visit in London

Top Ten Most Interesting Places to Visit in London

EUROPE, LIFESTYLE, LONDON, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED KINGDOM
Welcoming more than 20 million visitors annually, London is undoubtedly one of the most visited tourist destinations around the world. All thanks to its wonderful entertainment centers, excellent arts, and rich history.  For anyone that wants to enjoy their visit…
Welcoming more than 20 million visitors annually, London is undoubtedly one of the most visited tourist destinations around the world. All thanks to its wonderful entertainment centers, excellent arts, and rich history.  For anyone…
Uncorked Wine Tourism: Destinations Worth a Try

Uncorked Wine Tourism: Destinations Worth a Try

CALIFORNIA, EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, FRANCE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AFRICAN DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Wine tourism, or enotourism, first appeared in the late 1900s and has captured many hearts (and pallets) since then. Many places across the globe, from Napa Valley to South Africa, offer local wine tours, which include visiting vineyards, learning about…
Wine tourism, or enotourism, first appeared in the late 1900s and has captured many hearts (and pallets) since then. Many places across the globe, from Napa Valley to South Africa, offer local wine tours,…