Sometimes it’s the people we meet while traveling that make all the difference. Here are six people how made a difference in one traveler’s life.
Michael Patrick Shiels
See what there is to do while visiting College Station, Texas, like the George H.W. Bush Museum.
The George’s luxury western-themed decor is dolled out with a dash of irreverence…Don’t squat with your spurs on!
Find out what it’s like to go up into the 555-foot, granite, marble, and bluestone gneiss obelisk.
President Bush enjoyed fishing trips in a tiny Bass Tracker boat on the Kennebunk River at dawn or fly fishing expeditions to the Arctic Sea by float plane…and through the wilds of Newfoundland via helicopter.
“The traveling I did, especially for ABC’s Wide World of Sports, changed my life. It made me more sophisticated. I hadn’t been out of the country before then.”
You’ll go to the bar and you’ll see two people huddled in a corner and it could be several congressmen having a nice meeting discussing foreign affairs or works in progress.
I managed to find a paparazzi photo of the Lord and Lady in attendance at a posh party thrown by Tatler magazine. Of course he appeared very dashing and she was the picture of vibrant elegance, which only further intimidated me.
“Over-tourism is a real thing. Places are too crowded. We have to find more interesting destinations and experiences,” said Phillipe Brown, a travel advisor with the London-based Brown and Hudson.
Virtuoso provides its travel clientele, through companies such as IC Bellagio and Made For Spain and Portugal, with exclusive amenities, rare experiences, and privileged access.
The desert is not so dry when it comes to the Strip’s sunny swimming scene… but a pool does not always mean swimming.
Clever golf holes challenge, enthrall and live for a lifetime…like high art…in the minds of fortunate players.