If you haven’t heard, the legendary diva of New York, Bette Midler, will be starring in a revival of Hello Dolly in New York’s Shubert Theatre starting on March 15, with an official opening night on April 20.
The award-winning musical has seen in-demand ticket sales since the first day they went on sale. According to Playbill, with Bette in the starring role, Dolly raked in over $9 million in its first day of ticket sales, which set a Broadway record.
Ever been on a food tour and weren't sure what to expect or when it was done you we still hungry? Food tours are one of the best ways to experience a destination and culture. A recent survey commissioned by the World Food Travel Association found that 30 percent of the 170 million leisure travelers in the U.S. chose trips based on the availability of culinary activities. One of the reasons we all decide to visit a new country, city or culture is the experience as much as possible, food being one way to enjoy a different culture, mix that with a walking tour and you will have a few hours of one of your days on your trip all set. The only problem is remembering to go back and pick up a few of your favorites to take home or find the recipe.
Do you need something refreshing while covering a long journey on a train? What if we tell you that Spa is on wheels now? Yes, it’s no fantasy. Now, you don’t have to wait for hotel appointments for relaxing in a pool or having massages because now you can enjoy a luxury spa on the Royal Scotsman Train. Your trip to the Scottish Highlands through this luxury train has become even more luxurious due to the new Bamford Haybarn Spa. This “portable” spa is the first of its kind in Europe starting from 17th April.
The big holidays are over, back to the grain of everyday life, rationalizing when is a good time to get away for a bit. But still recovering from the expenses that come with the holidays; wondering if all the hype is true with "Tuesdays are the best day to book airfare." Or "Wednesdays are the best day to fly" and even "January is the cheapest month to travel."
Thinking about traveling to Greece? If you aren't, you should. Greece offers multiple options for exploration and enjoyment – so many that it can leave you feeling a little overwhelmed. Don't worry we are here to help. Don't avoid Greece because of their economic crisis, instead, embrace Greece more since the crisis started it has had no affected the beauty of the Greek Islands or the hospitality, as well as giving the sense of time travel.
Consider a vineyard tour for your next trip with the ladies. Relax in the beautiful rolling hills of Tuscany, or travel more stateside to the rustic countryside of California. Get ready to make your list of vineyards to visit for sampling small-production rarities that you can’t find at home;
Recently ringing in the new year, it comes with old traditions. Traditions that are meant to bring us luck and success in the new year. For New Years' is a chance to celebrate with champagne and a huge verity of foods.
Not one of the largest countries in Europe, Scotland still has a lot to offer and to discover. With big open skies, beautiful landscapes, wildlife, food, culture and people, you can’t go wrong with visiting Scotland.
Well, it's that time of year again. It's hard to believe that in a few days, the Christmas holiday season of 2016 will be a memory. With all the hustle and bustle over the past several weeks, it will be finally time to relax and spend time with family and friends and enjoy the magic of the holidays together.
Vienna is the largest city and capital of Austria with a population of over 1.7 million. It is a cultural city where the old and new seamlessly blend. The city is regarded as the “City of Music” because of its rich musical history. The center of Vienna is rich in history with its Baroque castles and gardens, magnificent architecture and awe-inspiring monuments and parks. The city is breathtakingly beautiful no matter what time of year you visit, with its wide selection of things to see and do. Though many of the sights are of historical significance and fairly academic in nature, there is no shortage of opportunities for fun, romance and relaxation. So whether you are a history buff, architecture lover, or a foodie, you will find something to enjoy. Here are our top five things you don’t want to miss in Vienne.
Paris's seductive charms are legendary and for good reason. Inviting sidewalk cafes, gleaming boutiques, world-class museums, and a fabled restaurant scene make Paris the runway model of cities—beautiful, fashionable, confident, and inspiring envy at every turn. Here are our Top 5 things for women to do in Paris.
If someone gave you a super deal for a great vacation but it was a trip that was coming up soon, would you pack your bags and travel or bag the trip, and the stay home?
December is a funky month for the cruise industry. Some people love the idea of taking off and getting out of dodge for the holidays while others prefer to stick close to home. One thing for sure though is, if you hit the high seas over the holidays, you’ll be welcomed on board with the most festive holiday ambiance you can imagine!
Maybe I’m biased, but I really love to travel. That’s why I got into this business and started my agency, Destinations Unlimited, years ago. We put together trips for just about every type of person in the world. From families to corporate clients, to everything in between, the business of selling travel is an open book and available to anyone looking for an adventure.
I do a lot of traveling. I love to travel and heck, that’s why I’m in the business.
Traveling, though, especially for ladies who reach that “certain age”, can be exhausting. If your body isn’t in some sort of decent shape, it's probably not going to be able to do the walking that is often required on many trips, especially when it comes to touring and sight-seeing.
Many of the ladies that travel with Journeys for Women try to get in some exercise several times per week. And to be honest, we all should be!
Each year for over 4,000 years on the first day of the Lunar New Year calendar is a celebration. The Chinese, Vietnamese, and many other Asian peoples commemorate a year of hard work, wishes for good luck, prosperity and to rest before beginning a New Year.
Each European country, city, town, and village is as unique as the next. The various cultures, cuisines, music and history is as varied as the European people themselves. One city that sets itself apart is Paris.
With beautiful flowers, public gardens and wide boulevards made for strolling, the City of Light is truly one of the most magical cities on the planet.
If you a lady that loves to travel, but you've never traveled with just a group of other gals, you are totally missing out! It's fun for one. But that is just one of the many benefits of traveling with a group of other like-minded ladies
Journeys for Women is committed to providing an incredible travel experience for women, and most importantly a SAFE one as well.
When women travel together, there is power is numbers. Here are a few tips all women should heed, whether you're traveling with a group, or on your own.
There are cruise ships and then, there are ocean liners. Many people don’t really understand the difference. But as an ocean liner buff myself, when Cunard decided to build the Queen Mary 2 as a true ocean liner, the world was abuzz with excitement.
I love the holidays! Everything about this magical season. I grew up in northern Ohio where winters were known to be snowy and cold. Every Christmas my mother and father would take me to the sights and sounds of downtown Cleveland.
There’s no such thing as ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to finding the perfect group of women to travel with.
There are many reasons people travel. There are practically zillions of places to visit, things to see, experiences to experience, foods to eat and things to do! When it comes to planning travel for women, creating a trip around a particular niche that the ladies enjoy, makes the experience richer and more enjoyable.
Who doesn’t like to eat? While most people would never pass up a gourmet meal, creating it takes a very talented master who totally enjoys cooking.
If you are considering booking a women-only vacation but don’t know what to expect, here are three fun facts about the benefits of traveling with a women’s travel group.
Time is short, and memories are precious, so when you do have the time to get away, choosing the right place with the right people is crucial. Some things to consider when planning your getaway are location, transportation, and activities.
While we all know the basics of what to bring on vacation (clean underwear, change of clothes, toiletries, makeup, shoes, and a camera) there are a few items that you may not have thought about. These three lesser-known items, can make travel for women simpler and safer, and therefore become part of your “Essential Items” packing list.
Sometimes, we all feel the need to get away. But, what we enjoy doing with our “getaway” time can vary greatly. For many, the need to get away means the need to relax; for others, it means the need to think and reflect; for still others, it means a need to seek adventure. Regardless of what a “get away” means to you, it is still a NEED. Today, retreats are being offered all over the world that cater to your specific needs- and some of them are just for women.
The word “vacation” is all too often associated with romantic getaways on pristine, sandy beaches, tables for two in dimly-lit restaurants, or leisurely strolls aboard promenade decks of mega cruise liners. But, there is a new trend emerging in travel~ women-only vacations. As the saying goes, “necessity is the mother of invention” and so it seems in the travel world as well. Many women are seeing the benefits to traveling with other women, and the travel industry is responding with a plethora of women only adventures. So, what are the benefits of women-only vacations?
Once you have done all the hard work to research, book, and pay for your trip, the even harder work began preparing for your trip! For many of you that included a lot of exercising, as well as buying and training with new equipment. Finally, the day has arrived and you are on your dream journey. How do you make sure to stay fit and healthy on your vacation, without undoing all the good you’ve done? Here are a few simple tips:
For many people, the fun in travel comes in trying the local cuisine. But, when traveling, it is important to know what you are eating, where it came from, and how it was prepared. Unfortunately, what other countries think is safe to eat, may not be so safe to the American-born traveler. That is because in America most of our water and food contains very little contaminants and therefore, the slightest amount of a foreign bacteria can greatly upset normal bodily function. To avoid being trapped in an intestinal nightmare, some foods should be avoided. If you are not willing to avoid these foods, it is best to check on how the food was prepared before eating it.