March, 2012

Bangkok is chaotic from thousands of tuk tuks taxiing locals and visitors around and sultry from high humidity and a hotter than hot nightlife. It is also an once-in-a-lifetime destination.

Any of the Samsonite Winfield 3 Piece Set, each with four multi-directional wheels, makes traveling to this capital city a breeze while looking good.

Scenes of the old and new can be found often in the same view. Early morning walkers will find saffron-colored Buddhist monks collecting alms as workers scurry to offices. The Chao Phraya River is full of modern ships. At twilight long tail boats, reminiscent of Old Siam, slowly glide across the waters vibrantly colored by the setting sun.

Known as “Krun Thep” or the city of angels Bangkok is the place to put on one’s best outfit and sit at the Sky Bar of the Tower Club at Lebua either before or after a terrific dinner to enjoy the stunning night-time skyline. Millions of movie fans will recognize the brilliant neon blue bar with the panoramic views from “Hangover II”. Continue Reading »

Most people have a secret desire to be treated like a royal if even for just a day or two.

In Europe, thanks to centuries of feuding and fighting, dozens of castles remain and have been transformed into luxurious hotels. They dot the landscapes from the windswept heather covered hills of Scotland to Spanish paradors with drawbridge entrances.

When traveling in regal fashion the Piel Leather 22″ Wheeled Traveler, in either black or saddle, is the piece of luggage whose elegance and practicality matches the grandeur of the hotels.

In Scotland’s Aberdeenshire region both the sea and mountains, such as the Bennachie hills, dominate. The Castle Trail winds through the region and offers several 15th and 16th authentic castles open for lodging.

The Fyvie Castle was built during the 1600s and now offers all the modern conveniences in addition to salmon fishing river on the nearby River Deveron or horseback riding across the glens. Travel to the town of Huntly to visit a falconry center. Continue Reading »

St Lucia with Gros Piton in distanceSet like a small gem in the sparkling Caribbean Sea Saint Lucia is destination where peace and harmony come mostly from nature. It’s British and French heritage give the island, set between Martinique and Saint Vincent, a uniquely elegant atmosphere as well.

With its blue plaid material insets the same colors as the island’s crystal clear waters the Travelers Club Odyssey 2 piece set is the desired luggage to pack sunblock, flip-flops and a swimsuit or two into for an adventure under the tropical trade winds.

Water activities abound, and many prefer to do their scuba diving, snorkeling and windsurfing on the west side of the island. Here the water is less rough and is where many of the island’s better hotel properties are located. Be prepared most the hotels offer similar activities and charge for the experience. Continue Reading »