About Winter Travel

The unique pleasures of winter await you. Follow celebration travelers to Norway, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Hawaii, Hong Kong, New Zealand, and Dubai. The best time to be there is in the winter.

Germany, Austria: Yule Fest in the Alps

For a heart-warming Christmas, head to Bavaria and Tyrol in the frosty Alps. By Donna Peck Revelers indulge in every Yuletide tradition across the Alps. Munich and Innsbruck are smothered in Christmas splendor. … [Read more...]

Hawaii: Cinematic Adventures

Filmmakers have an eye for beauty and drama. Write, produce, and star in your Hawaiian vacation on Oahu and Kauai. See Celebration Traveler Guide Wonders of the World: Hawaii for the day-by-day itinerary. By Donna … [Read more...]

Norway: Nights on Ice

In the land of eternal winter, wishing for the Northern Lights. See Adventure Cruising: Norway, a Celebration Traveler’s day-by-day guide. by Donna Peck People go to great lengths to experience the elusive, … [Read more...]

Tasmania: Pristine and Primordial

Visit Tasmania to taste Australia’s finest sparkling wine, Riesling, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir and to hike in a vast wilderness. Rain forest, waterfalls and river gorges are accessible on day hikes from Cradle Mountain Lodge. … [Read more...]

Fiji: Blue Lagoon

Fiji’s resorts, as reputed, are bottled paradise. Its villas extend over shimmering lagoons or perch in the jungle canopy. by Donna Peck Waking up beside a blue lagoon in Fiji is transformative. For the full experience, … [Read more...]

Easter Island: Intriguing Rapa Nui

Moai statues, cut from an extinct volcano by an unknown people, guard Easter Island’s beaches and hillsides. Their mysterious presence evokes wonder. by Monica Conrady Easter Island—Rapa Nui—had long been on our travel … [Read more...]

New Zealand: Beach Diaries

Sit out the winter in the southern hemisphere. Get a month-long beach rental and settle in. By Donna Peck If you fantasize about a change of climate, Auckland’s sunlit summits, sporty lifestyle and golden sand may … [Read more...]

Hong Kong: Hotel Therapy

Looking for luxury in notable places. In Hong Kong, five-star treats touch the heart. The superlatives are accurate. By Donna Peck For travelers of modest means, staying in a five-star hotel is a precipitous drop from … [Read more...]

Mexico, Nayarit: Spicy & Sweet

From humble to haute, the cuisine of Nayarit encompasses culture, history and landscape. Explore new tastes in this culinary-rich region on Mexico’s Pacific coast. Use the day-by-day itinerary Scenic Drive: Mexico, Nayarit to … [Read more...]

Costa Rica: Nature’s Highs

This tiny Central American country has the highest caliber eco-adventures in its parks and nature preserves. Zipline through the jungle, ride horses to hot springs and raft down the famous Picuare. Plus … [Read more...]