Top Places To Visit In 2018


Often referred to as the Island of Spice, located in the Southern Caribbean, you will feel immediately welcomed by the open hearted nature of the people.

Who should go?

Dive among sharks, turtles and shipwrecks and discover soft corals and sea horses off Grenada’s most populated island, Carriacou. Even the most avid diver will be endlessly thrilled by the more than 50 first-class dive spots around the tri-islands area including the Underwater Sculpture Park and the ‘Titanic of the Caribbean’ shipwreck.

Grenada’s surrounding waters offer some of the best sailing in the Caribbean, and the island is, as a result, one of the premier yachting centers. A wealth of sheltered anchorages, year-round good weather, fabulous waters, plenty of activities ashore and a wide range of top class facilities coupled with the warmth of the Grenadians make Grenada a fantastic base for a sailing vacation.

Grenada provides the perfect Caribbean setting for romance. Pristine white sandy beaches, gently swaying palms and fragrant emerald green mountains enhance your stay, whether you’re a newlywed, honeymooner or just vacationing with that special someone, love begins here.


This idyllic destination is south of Bangkok, along the western coast of Thailand.  Here lies a sun and sand lover’s paradise on this island.  You will find 6 amazing beaches, and a variety of resorts ranging from casual and chic to lavish and luxurious.

Who should go?

With a selection of dining options as varied as the culture surrounding Phuket, food lovers will enjoy a range of options from local Thai food to Swedish cuisine.

Lovers of Lazing on the Beach
Take in the beautiful scenery as you relax on the beach and enjoy a book or a nice cool drink. With a wide selection of beaches to choose from, you’ll have no trouble winding down for a lazy day soaking up the sun. For actual swimming, take a cautious approach, since dangerous rip tides are prevalent on most beaches.

When the currency exchange rate is favorable, as it usually is, Phuket is a perfect place to stock up on all those souvenirs and gifts for your loved ones back home. Don’t forget to indulge yourself as well with a wide variety of shops and market options to choose from.


Immerse yourself in panoramic landscapes in this safe, clean destination.  Whether it’s scenic views, adventure, or relaxation you are seeking – you will find it here.

Who should go?

Iceland’s friendly capital is ideal for a vacation with the family. Children of all ages will love the clean, outdoor thermal pools (many with waterslides and fountains) and the attractions based on Iceland’s Viking traditions. The Reykjavík Zoo and Family Park in Laugardalur also features a collection of wild and domestic Icelandic animals, as well as offering a family garden with several family-oriented rides.

Nature Lovers & Active Travelers
Nature takes center stage in Reykjavík, and green spaces are never more than a couple steps away. Visitors can take their pick of parks, plus paths for cycling and walking along the coast. Two more favorite rambling destinations are Mount Esja, largely located within the city limits, and the Úlfarsfell mountain, located on the edge of the city. Farther afield, Laugavegur, Iceland’s popular 88-mile hiking trail, connects the nature reserves Landmannalaugar and Þórsmörk. And for those who want to explore even more of Iceland’s unique landscape, there are glaciers, geysers, waterfalls, fjords, active volcanoes, and plenty of fascinating birds and marine mammals.

Culture Fans 
Iceland’s many museums, art galleries, and exhibits showcase the history of the island’s unique culture in its totality, from Viking longhouses, artifacts, and traditional handicrafts to contemporary artworks. Reykjavík also boasts a hip music scene, which has fostered alternative artists such as Björk, Sigur Rós, and Mugison.



Amsterdam is a unique and charming city with boat-filled canals, narrow brick row houses, world-famous museums, and a youthful atmosphere.   This is the nation’s capital, known for it’s artistic heritage and legacies that date back to the 17th-century.  Cycling is key to the city’s character.  Many visit this pre or post a river cruise, or adding as a pre or post stay, combining a visit on the same trip with other European countries.

Who should go?

Museums, beautiful flowers, and good deals on diamonds.

Festivals, art, and a fun-loving culture.

Romantic getaway weekends.


Athens is an ancient city that’s young at heart—a place where 2,000-year-old classical monuments and 12th-century Byzantine churches co-exist alongside a sparkling metro train system, superb museums, modern shopping centers, and a multitude of excellent restaurants, cafes, and bars. Athens is an unforgettable European vacation destination. You can choose to stay in accommodations that vary from moderate to 5-star hotels, in the city center, near the port, or on the Athens Riviera.  End your vacation by visiting a Greek island, such as Santorini or Mykonos while in season.

Who should go?

Art/history/archeology buffs
Athens has been called an open-air museum—it’s a treasure trove for anyone even vaguely interested in history, art, or archeology. With numerous contemporary art galleries, and more than 25 museums housing thousands of artworks and antiquities, dozens of monuments and archeological and religious sites, and architecture that spans centuries, Athens is a must-see for art and history lovers.

Athens is one of the safest capital cities in the entire world, and your family will find much to do: Tour the Children’s Museum, take a 3-D journey through ancient Athens at the Hellenic Cosmos, stroll among colorful street markets, visit the zoo in the National Gardens or catch a show at the world’s finest planetarium, or spend a fun family evening at the Allou Fun Park.


Maui is truly an enchanted paradise. A dormant volcano, endless tropical beaches, supreme golf options, fantastic shopping, and lush, vibrant rain forests make Maui a genuine jewel in the Pacific. The accommodations are just as varied as the landscapes. Choose from a variety of accommodations including condominiums with all the comforts of home, to high-end luxurious resorts.

Who should go?

Beautiful sunsets, perfect beaches, and unlimited activities

Some of the best courses in the United States

Several resorts and tourist attractions offer classes just for kids where they can learn Hawaiian culture and activities

Island Lovers
Maui has been voted “Best Island Destination in the World” by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine.


Imagine an urban environment where everyone lives within half an hour of beautiful beaches, hiking trails, and a dozen enchanted islands. Add a sunny climate; a background rhythm of Polynesian culture; and a passion for outstanding food, wine, and shopping and you’ll be on your way to getting the idea of Auckland. Hotels in Auckland are a mix of familiar brand-name hotels.

You can spend the entire time in Auckland or rent a car and travel and stay in any of the other locations offered on the North Island—or continue your New Zealand adventure by going to the South Island. When planning a multi-destination itinerary, keep in mind that while distances may appear short, travel time may take longer than expected due to the terrain and ferry service. If you’d like to combine 2 or more areas, contact a reservations agent for more information.

Who should go?

Water Lovers
Being at the narrowest point of the North Island, the city literally stretches itself from one side of the country to the other, or from the Pacific Ocean to the Tasman Sea. This means, wherever you are in Auckland, you’re never far from the water.

Active Travelers 
Within an hour’s drive from the city you’ll find rainforests, thermal springs, deserted beaches, wineries, and wildlife reserves.

Lovers of Food and Wine
Auckland is the largest and most diverse city in New Zealand and because of that, you’ll find the most diverse types of cuisine. You’ll also find a bounty of Pacific Rim cuisine—a style the originated in New Zealand, combining flavors from Polynesia, Thailand, and the Mediterranean. Pair your meal with one of New Zealand’s outstanding Sauvignon Blancs.


Between the stunning Oslo Fjord and the green-forested hills of Oslomarka lies the city of Oslo, the capital of Norway. Oslo, one of Europe’s greenest cities, is a unique destination that combines cultural attractions and a spellbinding Viking history with easy access to natural areas and outdoor activities, from hiking, fishing, and kayaking to skiing, ice-skating, and tobogganing—all within the city limits. Our hotels in Oslo include well-known chains offering a variety of accommodations in the city center.

Who should go?

Outdoors and Nature Enthusiasts
Oslo is an unrivalled destination for lovers of the outdoors. Marka, Oslo’s huge forested recreation area, features hundreds of scenic acres of lakes and trails for hiking, jogging, bicycle riding, skiing, fishing, wild-berry picking, picnicking, or strolling.

Families with children will find a lot to see and do in Oslo, from the Viking Ship Museum and activities at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History to the impressive Akershus Fortress and the hair-raising rides at the Tusenfryd Amusement Park.

History and Culture Enthusiasts
History and culture buffs can explore treasure troves of Viking ships and artifacts, the Kon-Tiki Museum, the new Nobel Peace Center, and the medieval structures of the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, just for starters. Oslo’s many other museums survey everything from modern art and Ibsen to ice-skating—plus, the city hosts a reputable jazz scene and a performing arts schedule that encompasses theater, opera, ballet, and the world-famous Oslo Philharmonic.


Known for its cool jazz, hot nightlife, and heavenly food, New Orleans is one of the favorite city vacation spots in United States. The heart of the city is the French Quarter. Its wrought-iron balconies, colorful streets, elegant architecture, jazz clubs, and world-renowned restaurants make exploring its nooks and crannies a favorite pastime. Outside the French Quarter, there are plenty of other attractions. Drive through the Garden District, full of elegant 19th-century homes. Visit the Audubon Zoo, one of the many grand plantation homes outside of the city to explore the grandeur of days past.

Who should go?

Culture Seekers- A city of music, influenced by French settlers, Spanish colonists and numerous other cultures that have lived there.  Their sayings, lingo, and language is very unique to the area.

Foodies- You cannot visit Nola without having a beignet at Cafe du Monde.    You will also find alligator sausage, gumbo soup, and oysters on the menu.




The Turks and Caicos Islands, 40 in all and only 8 of which are inhabited, are scattered just south of the Bahamas and are the perfect destination for a Caribbean vacation. Here, nestled in its warm, turquoise waters, lies an abundance of tropical beauty. With so many things to do and see, there is something here for everyone.

Who should go?

These islands offer many activities and types of entertainment for families to choose from. While your hotel will provide much for you, there are many other opportunities available. Depending on the age of your children, possible activities range from frolicking and swimming in the ocean, snorkeling and exploring the coral reefs, sailing, windsurfing, deep-sea fishing, visiting the conch farm, and much more.

With so many unexplored beaches to discover, any newly married couple longing for a little solitude can wander down the shore to stroll on some hidden section of paradise.

Divers & Snorkelers
Turks and Caicos are surrounded by coral reefs galore, shipwrecks, and even the possibility of sunken treasure. Those who long for a little adventure, suspense, and incredible underwater experiences can’t go wrong in the waters surrounding these islands. Underwater visibility offers an excellent view of up to 200 feet.

Contact us to plan your vacation and figure out which destination is calling your name!