56. Ol Donyo | Relais & Chateaux lodge in Kenya, starbeds, outdoor showers, safari by horse, mountain biking, walking or running
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
3M ago
Join James and me to learn about Ol Donyo, one of my favorite safari lodges in Kenya.  Situated on the border of Chyulu Hills National Park, this lodge has both incredible wildlife viewing and as a Relais & Chateaux property, delicious food.  There is so much to love about Ol Donyo - the hide, the views, the rooms, the active adventures, and most importantly the people and the wildlife.  Their sundowners are some of the best in Africa.  Their safari vehicles come equipped with professional cameras.   Enjoy bush breakfasts after a horseback ride, dining around in a ..read more
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55. Hotel AWA | Surround yourself with Chile’s volcanoes, lakes, rivers and fjords, go on active and cultural excursions, enjoy the locally based culinary program
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
3M ago
Join Mili and me to learn about the architecturally impressive Hotel AWA, a remote, boutique property on the edge of beautiful Lake Llanquihue on the northern edge of Patagonia.  The views from the rooms (and the pool) are stunning!  Mili shares that AWA was the first Certified B corp hotel in Chile and how they took the initiative to expand their offerings, while being environmentally conscious, through the use of e-bikes instead of cars for many excursions.   Gastronomy lovers – AWA’s culinary program uses produce from their own farm, local products, and a mix of local and int ..read more
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54. El Silencio | A remote Relais & Chateaux getaway in the Costa Rican cloud forest, hikes to waterfalls, mountain biking, horseback riding and yoga
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
4M ago
Join Jennifer and me to learn about this serene spot in the cloud forest of Costa Rica.  As it is a Relais & Chateaux property, you know the food will be divine whether you are eating in the dining room, taking a picnic on a hike to a waterfall, or having a private lunch at a special spot next to the river.  Their location affords them many on and off-property activities like hiking to waterfalls, rappelling, and river fishing.  They also offer rum, wine, and coffee tasting classes as well as cooking and cocktail classes. When you are ready to relax, have a massage in their ..read more
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53. Manta Resort & Underwater Room | As far away from civilization as you may ever find yourself, sleep under the sea, shower under the stars, taste the freshest seafood
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
4M ago
Join Matt and me to learn about one of the most unique accommodations you’ll ever experience.  Matt shares how his family collaborated with the local community and government to create a sustainable resort that adds value to those who work there, live nearby, and those fortunate to visit.  It is an incredible example of doing well by doing good.  And there are so many active adventures on land and sea to enjoy while you are there!   *Your exclusive gift when booked through Truvay Travel – venture out with a local for an authentic, hand-line fishing experience and bring your ..read more
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52. Sheldon Chalet | “An exponential avalanche of WOW!,” the northern lights, glacier school, heli-adventures, luxuriating in place
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
5M ago
Join Marne and me as we talk about one of the most remote accommodations in the world.  Perched on the top of a rock outcropping in the middle of Denali National Park, you will find the one and only Sheldon Chalet.  We’ll learn the family history of how this remarkable place came to be and why guests feel so fortunate to be able to experience it.  Go there to see the northern lights, experience the midnight sun, break first tracks cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, and go on what is likely the world’s best sledding hill.   *Your exclusive gift when booked through Truvay T ..read more
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51. Once in a Lifetime Experience | Tordrillo Mountain Lodge Alaska
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
10M ago
Join Mike and me as we talk about Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, the place where we had our family’s favorite vacation of all time and where I checked off my #1 bucket list item – the one and only via ferrata in Alaska.   TML is a place for being active, adventurous, and luxuriating.  They are an ideal destination for families with a range of interests and abilities.  Learn to efoil, go fishing or bear viewing or helihike on spectacular glaciers.  And when you are ready to rest, soak in their super-size hot tub, relax by the lake or kick up your feet in the lodge and talk with s ..read more
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50. Once in a Lifetime Experiences | BEST. DAY. EVER. Deplar Farm in Iceland & Rio Palena in Chile
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
10M ago
Join Rose and me as we talk about Eleven Experience, one of my favorite travel companies.  Eleven’s quest is to create experiences where guests lay down their heads at night with the feeling they just had the BEST. DAY. EVER.  Eleven has lodges all over the world and today we talk about two – Deplar Farm and Rio Palena.   Visit truvaytravel.com/50 for a video of today’s show and additional resources ..read more
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49. Belize | Snorkeling the 2nd largest barrier reef, fishing, watersports, cave tubing, Mayan culture and uninhabited islands
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
11M ago
Join Patricia and me as we talk about Belize, a small country in Central America with a lot of adventures.  As in Costa Rica, the activities and exploration happens along the coast as well as inland, and we suggest both for your trip to Belize.  We talk about the marine life you will see while snorkeling or scuba diving – manta rays, sharks, turtles, and even manatees.   When you venture inland you’ll be rewarded with ancient caves, Mayan ruins, and jungle adventures.  We’ll share our favorite luxury accommodations ranging from beachfront resorts to jungle lodges to catamar ..read more
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48. Uruguay | Trendy lifestyle, picnics in picturesque vineyards, Francis Mallmann restaurants, watersports, moonlit horseback rides and spectacular sunsets
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
11M ago
Join Maita and me as we talk about Uruguay, an under-the-radar destination for Americans.  We’ll introduce you to the hip José Ignacio, the “Hamptons” of South America, and the cosmopolitan city of Montevideo.  We’ll explore the active adventures on land like learning to play polo, going for a moonlit horseback ride, and hiking.   We’ll touch on the variety of watersports from surfing and kiteboarding to kayaking down rivers.  For those who love art and architecture, there are sites not to be missed, including the unique circular bridge and Casa Pueblo. The food scene is re ..read more
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47. Dolomites | UNESCO site, hut-to-hut hiking, epic mountains, via ferratas, fairytale picnics and incredible food
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by Mimi Lichtenstein
1y ago
Join Agustina and me as we talk about hiking hut-to-hut (or 5* hotel to 5* hotel) in the Dolomite mountains of Italy.  This magnificent mountain range is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The views include giant peaks, lush green pastures, and spectacular sunsets.  We talk about the 8 questions to ask yourself before you begin planning a hut-to-hut hiking trip.   We share details on our favorite accommodations and bring you inside a refugio to see what it’s really like.  And of course, we’ll talk about the many active adventures and ways to relax.  Visit truvaytravel ..read more
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