The Hotel Jerome, Aspen

Hotel Jerome has been central to Aspen history since Jerome Wheeler — who sold his share of Macy’s department store and invested in a railroad, silver mines and real estate during the 1879– 1893 silver boom — built the Hotel Jerome in 1889. The luxurious four-story, red brick and limestone structure with imposing arched windows […]

Omni-Presence in Music City

“Nashville” often comes to mind when the term “country music” is uttered. Even if you aren’t a fan of the genre, it can’t be denied country music and its artists collectively have had a profound influence on America’s overall cultural heritage as well as other artists in the pop, rock and soul genres. The Omni […]

5 Reasons to Put Slovenia on Your Bucket List

You’ve likely heard of Slovenia because it’s where First Lady Melania Trump hails from … but probably not for much else. Sure, Hungary has glittering Budapest, Germany has Bavaria and its political powerhouses, and Switzerland has the Alps, but this sleepy little country deserves some love in its own right. Sharing its borders with Austria, […]

Sardinia, an Island Getaway for Families

All that most people know of Italy’s island of Sardinia is the fabled Costa Smeralda, named for its clear blue-green waters and famed as a playground for the very, very rich. It’s true the secluded (and now mostly private) cove beaches of this northeast coast are beautiful, but most of the island is surrounded by […]

Extending the Mother’s Day Spirit With a “Just for Women” Journey

The question of what kind of gift to present Mom on Mother’s Day should be less about, “What do you get the woman who has everything?” and more about, “What can I/we give that will speak to her soul?” A bespoke trip may not only be the right choice, but also one that prolongs the […]

Deadwood is Alive and Well in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Fans of Deadwood, HBO’s popular series, are salivating over the impending release of the film of the same name, set to debut May 31. But did you know that Deadwood is a real place in South Dakota you and the kids can actually visit? Located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, Historic Deadwood was a […]