Celebrate Canada Day by Exploring Some of the Country’s Hidden Gems

With Canada Day and the official Summer season just around the corner, Marriott International is encouraging travelers to consider summer excursions to destinations across Canada. From May 1 to July 1, travelers can take advantage of Marriott International’s first-ever Canada Summer Escapes Sale, offering savings of up to 10 percent on the best available travel […]

Top 5 reasons to visit El Salvador in 2018

El Salvador, Central America’s smallest country, attracts a wide array of intrepid travelers who come to experience its vibrant culture and diverse outdoor activities. From its rich Maya history, to its volcanic beauty and generations-old artisan heritage, El Salvador provides plenty for travelers to explore. El Salvador is incredibly easy to reach from the U.S. […]

Explore Northern Italy With Self-Drive Experiences In A Classic Alfa Romeo Sports Car At Mandarin Oriental, Milan

Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched three self-drive tours, where guests can explore the surrounding region in a vintage Alfa Romeo sports car. With itineraries taking in some of Northern Italy’s most attractive and lesser-known destinations, the self-drive tours allow guests to immerse themselves in regional culture and learn first-hand from local artisans about their world-renowned […]

South African culture, history, and heritage in Durban

Think of South Africa, and images of majestic savanna landscapes and roaming wildlife may come to mind. A South African safari is an unforgettable experience, but no visit to the country is truly complete without a cultural immersion. Luckily, the vibrant city of Durban combines the best of both worlds in the most stunning of […]

Chinese history comes alive in Nanjing

In southern China, the ancient capital city of Nanjing beckons travelers who long to immerse themselves in Chinese history and culture. Nanjing served as the capital city of 10 dynasties and regimes over more than 1,800 years and is home to some of China’s most significant historical attractions, including the Xiaoling Tomb of the Ming […]

Shumbrat, Mordovia! The Land of Finno-Ugric nation and the host city of the World Cup 2018

What is common between Finland, Estonia, Hungary, and the Republic of Mordovia? In 2007, Saransk, Mordovia, the 1st Festival of the Finno-Ugric Peoples was hosted by President Vladimir Putin of Russia, and visited by Finnish President, TarjaHalonen, and Hungarian Prime Minister, Ferenc Gyurcsány. There are about 200 nationalities live in Russia and 13 of them are Finno-Ugric people. […]

Take a pre-cruise vacation and ‘live like a local’ on Florida’s Space Coast

There’s something magical about taking a cruise. Is it the open ocean? The indescribable feeling of warm sea air blowing through your hair? The endless access to world-class food, drinks and entertainment? Whatever the reason, each year millions of people around the world set their sights on the fun, adventure and luxury that cruise ships […]