Have a little extra time off from the office for the Easter holiday? You might just want to take advantage and start planning an Easter getaway for late April. Here are three spots to consider.
Catch the tail end of Tokyo’s Cherry Blossom Festival, March 23–April 27. Tokyo is one of the most popular destinations of the year, so make sure you’re not the last of your friends to enjoy it. If you travel to the city with the cherry blossoms in mind, and if you stay at Park Hyatt Tokyo, you’ll have easy access to several different parks where the blossoms are displayed in full bloom.
New York City
New York City celebrates Easter (as it does all things) in high style. Check out the Fifth Avenue New York City Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on the day of (be sure to don your favorite bonnet while you’re at it). What would go best with such a fun and upscale day other than afternoon tea? Not much. Stop by The Pembroke Room for seasonal scones and petit fours.
Of course, some of us travelers might still be dealing with snow and wintry winds come Easter. If that sounds like your neck of the woods, get away somewhere warm. St. Lucia does nicely and celebrates Easter with style. Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort hosts egg hunts, chocolate-making classes, tea and more, all suitable for families.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.