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Global Writes Gone But Not Forgotten

Global Writes Gone But Not Forgotten

As of July 15, 2015 the old, familiar Global Writes ceased publication. “GW” served us very well for many years, but now IFWTWA has created a new, exciting digital publication, FWT Magazine:  food  wine  travel. The new magazine will offer IFWTWA member contributors much better exposure to the public in […]

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Chronological / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / Nevada / United States

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa Earns 10th Straight AAA 4-Diamond Award

The JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa has done it again. For the tenth straight year this property has earned a coveted AAA 4-Diamond Award, further entrenching its position among an elite class of distinguished resorts and hotels that consistently earn top industry honors. In fact, out of more […]

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Chronological / Destinations / Nevada / United States

High and Mighty: VIP Grand Canyon Helicopter Picnic Tour

When visiting Las Vegas there’s no better VIP experience than buzzing the famed strip by helicopter, en route to a tour of the Grand Canyon—especially one paired with a champagne picnic in the colossal canyon itself. No company does this better than Sundance Helicopters, which for nearly 30 years has been […]

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Chronological / Destinations / Nevada / United States

Blue Man Group: Fresh, Fun, Loud and Messy

I had seen the famed Blue Man Group Las Vegas show before albeit more than a decade ago. Even so, I recently secured tickets to see what has since become a Vegas entertainment staple. I wondered how, or if, this show had evolved so it would seem fresh and new […]

Hotels & Resorts / Mexico

Cultural Immersion at CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa

There is just nothing quite like a vacation to an exotic foreign land, especially one that immerses visitors in the local culture so they can enjoy the essence of the region in an authentic way. This, the CasaMagna Marriott Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta delivers, offering guests the opportunity […]

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Destinations / Mexico

Adrenaline and Enchantment in Puerto Vallarta

The beautiful city of Puerto Vallarta is perfectly situated along the western coast of Mexico. Over the last several decades, this city has become a mecca for travelers seeking an all-in-one vacation destination. Puerto Vallarta certainly fits the bill, offering everything a leisure traveler could want: amazing sunsets, gorgeous sandy […]

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California / Chronological / Destinations / United States

Catalina Island’s Hamilton Cove Offers Creature Comforts and Commanding Views

As a revered Southern California getaway destination for couples, friends and families alike, Catalina Island offers that perfect vacation combination of natural beauty, fun activities, divine dining and accommodation options, complete with amenities. Located just 22 miles off the coast of Los Angeles, a quick boat ride—only 90 minutes via […]

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Destinations / Florida / Hotels & Resorts / United States

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Amps Up VIP Program

As of May 2014, ten years will have passed since the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino opened in Hollywood, Florida. Now with a 96% year-round occupancy rate, an AAA Four-Diamond rating and an array of accolades, this destination is at the top of its game. Located in the Seminole […]

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Destinations / Florida / Hotels & Resorts / United States

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort Exemplifies Eco-Luxe Lodging

Many hotels are making strides to go green with eco-friendly practices, but one has been a pioneer on the hospitality “green scene” — the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Having commenced its earth-friendly program in 2007, this property is well ahead of other hotels and resorts that are just dipping […]

The cheese with no name
Chronological / Europe / Food

A French Cheese with no Name

It would be so easy to miss Jacques’ place. It’s a small, low building just off the main road between Caen and Lisieux in Normandy, France. I had been delivering bread to some local schools as part of my stage at an organic bakery, Boulangerie les Copains, when Erik, the […]