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24
Feb

Fairmont El San Juan Hotel

Between downtown San Juan and the award-winning Isla Verde Beach lies Fairmont El San Juan Hotel, this property is a mecca of sophistication, style, and sleek ocean-view accommodations. Accommodation Feel immersed in the Puerto Rican culture in a place timelessly true to the island’s heritage, artfully blending the best elements of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. […]

23
Feb

Top Travel Ideas for the Year Ahead

Embark on a thrilling outdoor adventure. From the Arctic Circle to the White Continent, polar expeditions are one of the hottest tickets around. On a tour of northern Norway, zoom through rugged wilderness on a snowmobile, then set off in search of the northern lights. At the opposite end of the world, touch down on […]

27
Jan

The Original Sacher-Torte

Sacher -Torte is a chocolate cake, or torte of Austrian origin, invented by Franz Sacher, supposedly in 1832 for Prince Metternich in Vienna. It is one of the most famous Viennese culinary specialties. Ingredients: Cake: 130 g of dark couverture chocolate (min. 55% cocoa content) 1 Vanilla Pod 150 g softened butter 100g Icing sugar […]

27
Jan

The Hotel Sacher in Vienna, Austria

An iconic property that I admittedly knew little about before I spent 4 remarkable nights there. I arrived by van and pulled up to multiple bellmen ready to assist. I was whisked inside and since they had anticipated my arrival, everything was prepared ahead of time, and I was given the key to my room. […]

7
Dec

The Art of a Perfect Day

Rebecca Adams, Direct Travel’s Director of Supplier Relations, recently sailed on board Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas. Here are Rebecca’s thoughts on the Experience: One of my favorite things about travel is how personal it is. However, this can create a challenge when travelling with family and friends. The solution is choosing a vacation […]