Weather gods decided to play party poopers today. Landing into Cancun was through bumpy cloud cover and reasonable downpour, though the greenery from above was a welcome sight. The immigration process was fairly quick but lines were long. Information received later was that sometimes chartered flights arrive at the same time as commercial flights, which if they do, you just need to be ready for the mass exodus of people waiting at the same time for documentation. The transfer to Hotel Fiesta Americana Condesa was convenient via private cab. I was here for the Cancun Travel Mart - appears so were many others!
Can any travel journey truly be zero waste? Looks like Natural Habitat Adventures is spearheading the world’s first zero waste trip, a travel-industry first, on the July 6-12, 2019 departure of Safari America: Yellowstone Country. Fourteen travelers will join this pioneering endeavor in which the company’s goal is to divert (refuse, recycle, compost, upcycle, or re-use) 99 percent or more of all waste produced as part of any trip operations sponsored by them.
Having visited Portland one other time, this trip was to enjoy the city a tad bit more and possibly in a leisurely manner. For my stay I chose the Jupiter NEXT Hotel, a modern boutique hotel close to the Pearl District. The minimalist décor and large wall murals are a plus. The large lobby area and upstairs coworking space were also great. The sleek design of the furniture was welcome. I liked the location also for it being somewhat central to a few different things I’d be doing during my days here and walkability to restaurants and shops.
About less than an hour’s car drive from the strip in Las Vegas lies this lovely scenic spot that attracts quite the tourist interest from visitors and locals. Per the name you would have guessed that there is red rock all around and this is a great venue for an activity away from the strip. You can go hiking or rock climbing, or simply take a scenic drive for sights around the Mojave Desert. The 13-mile drive has many stops for walks and picnics or overlooks but it is only one way so if you miss a stop, you will have to come back around again. Luckily your fee allows you entry all day so you could totally just be driving around in loops if that is all you’d like to do.
Allstar Coaches is the leading renter of luxury RVs in the United States and has launched its most luxurious vacation package in the company’s 13-year history. The Caribbean Jetsetter allows the ultra-high-end consumer to experience the Caribbean Islands in a way they never have before: in a luxury RV. These one-of-a-kind custom vacation tours begin at $50,000.
The Caribbean Jetsetter is a two-part vacation consisting of the luxury RV portion and then a “sea” aspect where customers charter a private yacht through one of Allstar’s many yachting partnerships. The RV tour features a custom itinerary complete with destinations, excursions and menu planning. The second component allows customers to hit the open seas without a care in the world, guided by their own personal captain.
All Caribbean Jetsetter vacation tours begin on the coast in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Allstar Coaches also has partnerships with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Cruise Lines. In 2005, Allstar Coaches set out to fill a missing niche in the RV rental marketplace with the introduction of luxury motorhome rentals. While many companies were providing average RVs for rent, none were hitting the high-end luxury market.
There are many people who want to combine the adventure of RVing with the luxury amenities offered by five-star resorts. Allstar Coaches has created luxury in the RV rental industry through the dedication of bringing the luxury hotel experience to those who also wish to enjoy the excitement of the open road. Have you seen an RV experience this luxurious before?
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