BED AND BREAKFAST PLANTATION-STYLE Houmas House Plantation, LA, United States
The Mississippi River meanders west out of New Orleans leaving Mardi Gras, street-sanctioned drinking and smoky all-night jazz clubs far behind. River Road hugs the shore through mile upon mile of crocodile-infested bayous. A tourist could only be hopelessly lost in this wilderness.
FEASTING IN THE FRENCH QUARTER New Orleans, LA, United States
Turns out the only way to truly experience that French Quarter vibe is total immersion. This means eating like a local too - and I highly recommend you take this part of your holiday seriously - the locals do!
GRANDEUR and CHARM - THE INN at WHITEWING FARM PA, United States
Southern Pennsylvania's Brandywine Valley cradles the elegant Inn at Whitewing Farm amongst its' rolling hills. Regular accolades are showered on this lovely destination: Glamour Magazine named Whitewing one of six top romantic places.
TOP REASONS TO LOVE DOWNTIME IN DOOR COUNTY WI, United States
The Door's population explodes from 28,000 residents in winter to 250,000 outdoorsy types, and foodies, and serenity-seekers come those balmy days of summer. That says it all - Downtime in Door County just can't be beat!
ROMANCE AND BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS Chanticleer Gardens, PA, United States
Chanticleer's claim-to-fame is all about the gardens. Once called the 'most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America', Chanticleer's 47 acres and over 5000 plants are bursting with energy and glorious color.
NORTHERN LIGHTS from CHENA HOT SPRINGS Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
One day I will sit in the Chena Hot Springs on a cold Alaskan night, and above me will shine the greens and blues and pinks of the northern lights. I will you know. I'm channeling visions of me doing that exact thing in that exact location as we speak.
FLOCKING TO NEBRASKA - THE GREAT SPRING MIGRATION NB, United States
It's 5am on a cool March morning and the sun sends shafts of gold across the prairies . Ahhh - the peaceful Nebraska wilderness- savour it while you can! Dark still waters ripple, as winged creatures wake watchful and hungry. A single bird flaps, lifts and soars. Instantly a tranquil scene erupts into the most riotous 5am pretty much anywhere across North America.
NEW YEAR'S EVE - WATCHED BY 1 BILLION PEOPLE Times Square, New York, United States
Voices will chant a raucous countdown, watch the famous ball drop and sing Auld Lang Syne. And people from around the world, from diverse cultures and religions, from homes of plenty and of poverty, men, women and children will unite in celebration.