Pamalican Island is arguably the most VIP island resort on Earth. Frequented by the likes of Brad Pitt and Beyonce, the luxurious getaway has plenty to offer LGBTQ+ travelers who love a little glitz and glam. Be warned, a trip here is not cheap by any means.
Case in point, the only way to reach the island is via private jet. Amanpulo, the island’s resort, has its own jet that shuttles up to 12 visitors at a time. Of course, you can always use your own if you have it.
Once on the island you’ll find 1.5 miles of scenic views and private cabanas to explore. The resort also features a lagoon bar, spa, clubhouse and a beach bar. You can also choose a private villa if you’ve got millions to spare. The more affordable beach casitas boast outdoor showers, wooden decks and garden hammocks. Each guest also receives a designated assistant to attend to your every need. Though the island is small, you can go hours on end without seeing another guest on your private spot of the beach.
Like any beach, there is plenty of windsurfing, paddleboarding and kayaking to enjoy. Snorkeling and diving are popular endeavors thanks to routinely calm waters. The daily snorkeling trips are free. While there isn’t much in the way of restaurants or shopping — everything on the island is part of the resort — there are few places to visit that promise both luxury and privacy.
The Philippines aren’t exactly known for progressive politics, but rest assured you won’t find any resistance as a LGBTQ+ traveler here. If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime splurge, Pamalican Island is certainly worth a peek.
The first-ever iceless curling experience at the Curling Café and the beloved cozy igloo experience will arrive at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park this holiday season. New York City is already a hot spot for visitors each holiday and the Curling Café and Cozy Igloos are just another addition to the festivities guests can experience when in the city.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Celebrate the holidays at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. Throughout the month of December, the Houston hotel offers guests a selection of unique festive experiences.
With the cold weather coming and the long winter months ahead, it's time to start investing in some cozy loungewear — whether you buy it for yourself, add it to your holiday wish list or buy it for your loved one. Nowadays, loungewear is so popular and in demand with everyone working from home; there are so many different brands and types to choose from, but a new one just hit the shelf. Chrissy Teigen is known for many things, specifically her cookbook Cravings.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
Riggs Washington D.C., set in a historic Washington, D.C. building once home to Riggs National Bank, partners with RdV Vineyards to offer world-class wine tasting experiences exclusive to Riggs guests. RdV Vineyards is situated on a steep, granite hillside 60 miles outside of the nation’s capital.