CRUISING

Top 10 Reasons to Boat France’s Inland Waterways

You can explore the French countryside by car, by train, or by bike… how about being on a boat?! Our recent trip to the Burgundy Valley, during fall harvest ~ “vinification” (French code for wine making) a boat charter on the Yonne River and Canal du Nivernais proved to be a perfect way to truly see and savor this beautiful …

Top Things to Do In Hilton Head

Sample the southern luxury lifestyle on vacation on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Here this beautiful barrier island offers long sandy beaches on the Atlantic, and calm scenic riverfront and inter-coastal bays on its western shores. Hilton Head Island offers so much outdoor adventure, biking the beach and the miles of bike paths, golf and tennis at the finest Hilton …

Top Things to Do in Dubrovnik Croatia

On the southernmost coast of Croatia, bordering Montenegro, lies Dubrovnik – “The Pearl of the Adriatic” according to Lord Byron. This 7th century walled city, once ruled by Serbs and Slovenes, formerly Yugoslavia, is rich with history within the medieval fortress of Stari Grad. Dubrovnik is an ideal luxury vacation destination best reached by boat, cruise ship or private yacht. …

Top 10 Luxury Vacation Adventures

We at The Luxury Vacation Guide are always traveling, searching, exploring to find the most unique spectacular places on earth. We love adventure, discovering new cultures and travel destinations. We review the most popular and trending travel itineraries to steer you right. We critique world-renowned hotels and hot spots, and we unearth cool new islands, mountain retreats and resorts you’ve …

Provincetown- Top Things to See & Do in Ptown

Provincetown Mass, aka Ptown, is many things – remote, beautiful, artistic, historic, fun, flamboyant! You must experience this far out far end of Cape Cod to appreciate its diverse social scene and its natural beauty. This northern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a 2+hour drive, or 90-minute ferry  from Boston, is historic – site of the Mayflower’s original first landing in …

Tips on Chartering in the British Virgin Islands

The BVIs are legendary as the best sailing in the world. The turquoise Caribbean waters dotted with lush, mountainous islands are considered the yacht charter capital of the world – with 50+ islands to explore, BVI’s four largest isles are Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke. Located 60 miles east of Puerto Rico, and just east of the US …

What to do in Split Croatia

Split is the largest port city on the Dalmatian coast of Croatia. This Mediterranean city bustles with over 400,000 people, anchored by a busy harbor, surrounded by spectacular mountains as backdrop. Tour Split’s Roman ruins dating to the 7th century, and the 15th century People’s Square, Diocletian’s Palace – the heart of the city. Split is noted for its museums, especially those featuring famed Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. …