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.
In a climate as volatile as a desert climate, it can be difficult to know what to pack. Hot days followed by cool nights can have even the most adept traveler struggling with fitting everything into an easy-to-carry day pack. But if a trip to this dry climate is in your future, don’t forget these necessities.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
There are tons of places to hike around the world — possibly even dozen of options just miles from where you currently sit. But some hiking destinations are better than others. Here are a few that will be entirely unforgettable — along with some of the best ways to see them.
For most of us, time in the car is “me time.” You can listen to that podcast you’re captivated by, blast that pop song and sing along at the top of your lungs or listen to the next chapter in that biography e-book you’re almost finished. A road trip only amplifies those opportunities. So, next time you’re traveling by road, take the wheel and take control. Opt for a rental car on your next vacation, rather than a rideshare, taxi or public transportation, and enjoy the open road on your own terms.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.