Travel is one of the most exciting aspects of our world. While most of us look for ways to fill our current travel void, Arigato Japan Food Tours released a series that tours users through Japan from their couch.
Learn about Japanese culture, hot spots, traditional dishes, beverages and more with these virtual tours:
Looking to learn more about two of the most exciting areas in Tokyo: Shibuya and Shinjuku? Tune into the virtual experience and learn from the locals. Throughout the journey, guests learn interesting facts and stories about the regions, Japanese culture and history from local experts. Jot down recommendations about the best spots in the area to grab the best food, listen to personal stories from the host and participate in a Q&A. This virtual experience is perfect for travelers seeking tips for a future visit to Japan.
Calling all green tea lovers! This virtual experience will take you through everything you need to know about the beverage, and even how to make the perfect cup of tea. The experience is hosted by a tea expert who shares the importance of green tea in the Japanese culture, its health benefits and best green tea pairings, including cocktails. If you are eager to learn more, there will be a question and answer session. Once you have learned a little more about green tea, the host will teach you how to brew the perfect cup, so make sure you have your green tea ready.
Spice up your online happy hours with friends by participating in the Online Happy Hour in Japan. Join a local expert with 20 years of experience in the food and beverage industry live in Japan as they show you two D.I.Y. cocktails. Learn how to make delicious, Japan-inspired cocktails and mocktails while the host shares recommendations, hidden gems, tips and tricks about life and travel in Tokyo.
We can’t wait to #ComeBacktoTravel, but, until then, explore the best of Tokyo from the comfort of your home!
Through an exclusive partnership with TakeLessons, Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal is now offering students of diverse ages private tutoring sessions, virtual field trips and pre-recorded coaching classes. The program utilizes hand-selected, qualified and specially curated, U.S.-based instructors from more than 1,100 universities. Upon booking, families can work with their Personal Concierge to arrange a virtual meeting with TakeLessons counselors to discuss student needs and goals, no matter the length of stay.
This summer, family travel at The Peninsula receives an upgrade with the debut of Camp Peninsula, a children’s experience that recreates the spirit of camping right in the heart of Beverly Hills. The journey begins with a special welcome from Peter Bear, the hotel’s lovable mascot, at check-in. After taking a picture with the life-sized teddy bear, kids will be whisked away by a Peninsula Camp Counselor to a luxurious guestroom where a charming teepee awaits. An afternoon of camp-themed games and activities, including a hotel-wide scavenger hunt, rounds off the family-friendly experience, fun for children of all ages. Whether it’s a luxe staycation or an extended holiday, Camp Peninsula is an ideal way to ensure the little ones are happy campers.
Intrepid Travel has seen unprecedented growth for family tours over the past several months, which prompted the company to launch new Retreat-style tours for family travel. The four new Family Retreats are based in Morocco, Turkey and England, and immerse families in one location. The new style celebrates slow travel and each itinerary benefits local communities affected by the pandemic while also providing enriching activities for children and parents.
With technology advancing faster than ever, children globally are becoming attached to devices. Adults too. Our Netflix queue and ever-expanding inbox call our names even when we’re on vacation. We carry distractions with us everywhere, and it’s becoming increasingly difficult to truly connect with your loved ones.
Halloween is right around the corner and it’s time to start celebrating! Head to Sesame Place for the Count’s Halloween Spooktacular to make it extra special this year.