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Success Bon Voyage
Who says you can’t take
it with you? With the
SylvanSport Go Camper
Trailer, you’ll easily and
conveniently be able to
transport a wide array of
outdoor adventure toys, from
bikes to kayaks and ATVs.
This cute little number also
doubles as a camping trailer
with self-inflating mattress,
insulated bed platforms, and
a secure entry. Best of all?
It’s so lightweight, you could
practically haul it with a Mini;
A botched vacation plan is bad
enough — but when it comes to
business travel, you can’t afford
anything less than smooth sailing.
Brickell Travel meets the unique
needs of the corporate traveler with
a 24/7 support desk, online booking,
expense reporting, reward program
maximization and a mind-boggling
array of in-house travel services —
from insurance to passport renewals.
And they can also save you money,
thanks to their access to exclusive
agreements with thousands of airlines
and hotels; BrickellTravel.com.
It’s common knowledge that doing good for
others helps you feel good as well — and isn’t
that what a vacation is for? To make you feel
good? Why not soak up the life and culture of an
exotic location while, at the same time, making
a contribution to improve the lives of its people?
Globe Aware is one of many organizations that
organizes volunteer vacations that combine travel
with lending a helping hand. Check out these and
other possibilities at GlobeAware.com!
• Ghana Getaway: Stay in safe and
beautiful Ho, a town nestled in a breathtaking,
mountainous landscape and known for its friendly
residents. While there, you’ll work on projects that
include building schools, wells and water systems,
libraries and internet training centers; $1,290.
• Lovely Laos: You’ll make your home in the
city of Luang Prabang, named a UNESCO World
Heritage Site for its beautiful French-style
architecture. You’ll volunteer to help improve
school structures and work side-by-side with
locals on other community projects; $1,140.
• Rustic Romania: Get a taste of old Europe
during this volunteer vacation in Romania’s
famous and beautiful Transylvania region.
Quaint Brasov is a town of cobblestone streets
and medieval architecture straight out of a
fairytale. While there, you’ll help underprivileged
Romanian kids and at-risk families, or implement
environmentally-friendly initiatives; $1,390.
Marta Ferro began her life
in the travel industry in high
school as a bus girl in a hotel
restaurant, and has never looked
back. She’s now a professional
travel consultant, and spends her
time helping people find their
dream vacations. Among her
favorite travel destinations are
Croatia and Maine’s scenic coast.
What economic downturn?
Shaky financial ground
or not, this year will see
the opening of some truly
luxurious resorts all over
the globe. Be the first to lay
your head on these pillows.
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Sleep right on Sydney Harbour in view of
the famous Opera House at the totally
reborn Park Hyatt Sydney. We’re dying for
a peek at the exclusive new rooftop suites
and absolutely love the private balconies;
Syndey.Park.Hyatt.com. What better place to enjoy the splendors
of Paris than at the famed W Paris? When
in town, stay at Opéra, an exclusive
91-room hotel in an elegant historic
building in the heart of the city’s luxurious
shopping district; WParisOpera.com.
Who wouldn’t want to stay in a 19 th -
Century Russian royal palace in the heart
of gorgeous St. Petersburg? The new Four
Seasons Hotel Lion Palace promises to be
a new level of luxury. Opening in May;