lux·u·ry [luhk-shuh-ree] Indulgence in and enjoyment of rich, comfortable and sumptuous living, something that is an indulgence rather than a necessity. Luxury comes in many forms and in fact, can be different for different people. For some, luxury is synonymous with strictly guarded privacy. Lonely Planet lists the top 10 glamorous A-list destinations that guarantee privacy… Continue reading »
Do you remember longingly flipping through the Sears & Robuck wish book? OK, for some of you, longingly clicking through Amazon.com? Well, we at Covington Travel do the same with travel brochures and travel blogs, adding fabulous resorts and cultural experiences to our collective bucket lists. Last year I outlined 12 travel experiences that are… Continue reading »
As you can see in the title banner above, our Travel Maestro blog is all about “Insider tips and trends for living the art of travel.” During 2011, we posted 94 new travel stories that were read by just shy of 20,000 faithful readers and new visitors. We sincerely appreciate your interest and hope that you… Continue reading »
The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, Transforming the yard to a winter delight. The sparkling lights in… Continue reading »
As the busy holiday travel season gets underway and winter weather sets in, travelers need to be prepared for the worst and have a game plan if Mother Nature throws a curve ball at your airline travel. Here are some Travel Maestro tips for taking action in the event of weather woes. Travel early in… Continue reading »
Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for our experiences. For many of us, travel experiences are high on that list so I asked some of my Covington colleagues to share their favorite travels for which they are thankful. photo credit jchip8 I am thankful that a few years ago I had the opportunity to… Continue reading »
A family trip is one of the most rewarding kinds of travel. Shared experiences build bonds and memories that will last long beyond the trip, but traveling with children has inherent challenges and can be downright difficult if you aren’t properly prepared. Here are some tips accumulated from years of experience traveling with kids that… Continue reading »
Just like a fashion designer going to Milan to see what’s new in fashion, each August Covington’s vacation advisors head to Las Vegas to the largest Luxury Travel show in the world, Virtuoso’s Travel Mart, to see what’s new in travel. Thanks in large part to our affiliation with Virtuoso®, an organization of the top travel… Continue reading »
Over 100 million Americans received an average tax refund of $3,003 in 2010 and many spend it on travel. Need travel ideas for your tax refund?
Xenophile: A person who is attracted to foreign peoples, cultures or customs. What word could better describe those of us who have an inherent passion for travel and cultural exchange?