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Friday, February 13, 2009

February 12 marked the one year countdown to the Vancouver Winter Olympics and this will be a time of special celebrations--many free. Go to www.vancouver2010.com for more information.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

In time for Valentine's Day, we just read an email from TripAdvisor.com that listed their choice for Top 10 Romantic Destinations:

Santorini, Greece

Bali, India

Paris, France

Salzburg, Austria

Algarve, Portugal

Sorrento, Italy

Poipu, Hawaii

Phuket, Thailand

Killarney, Ireland

Quebec City, Canada

Any other suggestions?



Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Want to impress your Valentine? How about tickets for this? The spectacular in-the-round production of Carmen--the world's most popular opera-- returns to the Royal Albert Hall for just 12 performances between February 26th and March 8th.

The Milestone Hotel, recently voted Condé Nast Traveler's Best Hotel in the British Isles in the magazine's 21st Annual Readers' Choice Awards, is just a few minutes from the Royal Albert Hall and is offering a special package for an unforgettable night.

Their special Carmen Experience package includes:

Welcome glass of champagne on arrival
One night in the room of your choice
Full English Breakfast in bed
Three course "Carmen" pre-show themed menu in Cheneston's , with dessert , coffee, and liqueur upon return
Two tickets to Carmen
Complimentary VIP transfer to RAH by Bentley Limousine
Price of package depends on choice of room. Deluxe King £489.12, Studio £627.12, Junior Suite £873.22 and Master Suite £1,103.22.To book this package please contact the hotel directly on +44 (0) 207 958 7727, US Toll Free +800 16988740 or visit http://www.milestonehotel.com/