taking the back roads with basil & salt

Amazon Prime Video, here we come! basil & salt is taking a road trip! We are visiting back road destinations across the country, and we are bringing our readers with us. As we travel across the United States, our destinations take us to places you will not find traveling the tour bus. Toss away the tourist guide as we visit popular destinations and find the hidden gems. … Continue reading taking the back roads with basil & salt

Tour de thé de France

Join a  Secret Garden Tea Tour and discover the most charming, romantic areas of France. Explore enchanting chateaus and gardens, watch Limoges china being made inside the factories, shop china outlets, antique shops and famous flea markets. All this and afternoon tea too!   You will feel like a true Parisian as we navigate the city like locals, hopping the Metro (subway) in Paris and … Continue reading Tour de thé de France

5 Amazing West Mexico Vacation Destinations

By Merilee Kern, ‘The Luxe List’ Executive Editor   Dinner theater al fresco, adrenaline-pumping activities and luxe accommodations to-die-for For the throngs of people pondering where to go on vacation this year, Mexico may be a strong contender in your cache of options. If so, you’re certainly not alone. According to the U.S. National Travel & Tourism Office, in 2016 approximately 30 million U.S. citizens … Continue reading 5 Amazing West Mexico Vacation Destinations

Roche Bobois and Ocean Drive Magazine Collaborated with A-List Celebrities and Renowned Street Artists

On the evening of November 29th, 2016, renowned luxury furniture brand Roche Bobois partnered with Ocean Drive magazine to co-host their Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 kick off celebration, “Art of the Party,” at Roche Bobois’ Wynwood location. Over 350 guests attended, eager to discover Roche Bobois and Ocean Drive magazine’s highly anticipated exhibition of “The Furtif Art Project,” as well as the unveiling of Ocean Drive’s December 2016 issue featuring host and cover star Heidi Klum . For this one-of-a-kind … Continue reading Roche Bobois and Ocean Drive Magazine Collaborated with A-List Celebrities and Renowned Street Artists

Full steam ahead for river celebration by Andrew Spence

A 132-year-old paddleboat with a chequered history is being recommissioned next week as part of a steam celebration on Australia’s longest river, the Murray.  The bi-annual All Steamed Up Festival at Mannum, South Australia, is a celebration of boats, blacksmiths and engines to be held on November 19 and 20. Presented by the Mannum Dock Museum at Mannum, the restored PS Mayflower will be recommissioned … Continue reading Full steam ahead for river celebration by Andrew Spence

Adventures in Japan: “What am I eating?” Part 2 by Paul Rest

If you haven’t read Part I yet…here it is After five days, it seemed like the sky opened and it would not stop raining. At one point it rained so hard it soaked through my umbrella. Waiting for a cab (on the wrong side of the street) I realized I was getting soaked to my bones. When we arrived at my host’s restaurant I asked … Continue reading Adventures in Japan: “What am I eating?” Part 2 by Paul Rest

Wine Afficionados Enjoy Wine by the Glass From Cunard’s Ultimate Luxury Wine List

Family Owned and Operated for Almost 20 Years, Cruises-N-More Offers Respected Expertise and Superior Deals, Prices & Amenities Cunard Line never disappoints. Cruises-N-More has found that all the Cunard beautiful and luxurious ships capture glamour of days gone by. One way they achieve this ambiance is through luxury offerings, and latest is the option to taste some of the world’s finest wines by the glass. … Continue reading Wine Afficionados Enjoy Wine by the Glass From Cunard’s Ultimate Luxury Wine List

Soul Camp Expands to Two Coasts this Fall

Sleepaway mind-body-spirit immersion for adults 21+ returns to Pennsylvania’s Camp Towanda September 9-13 and also sets up camp in California’s Wonder Valley October 28-31. Soul Camp East – Honesdale, PA Soul Camp West – Sanger, CA Whether or not they attended camp as a youth, adults who want to rediscover the free-spirited fun of trying new activities, making new friends and finding a new sense … Continue reading Soul Camp Expands to Two Coasts this Fall

Stone Brewing Co. taps Chef Baumgarten’s brewing talents

In San Diego, a beer centric city filled with the nations most respected breweries, a new North Park neighborhood bistro and beer bar, Waypoint Public, is quickly making a name for itself as the citys go-to for unbeatable craft beer and food pairings, with firecracker Executive Chef / Partner Amanda Baumgarten at the helm. With over a decade of training and working at several of … Continue reading Stone Brewing Co. taps Chef Baumgarten’s brewing talents