After a late evening flight into Lisbon Airport followed by an interminable wait time in the taxi queue, and a brief 9€ ride, we arrived at the Corinthia Hotel Portugal, overlooking the hills of Lisbon.
Two weary travelers, we wondered what might await us inside.
Oh no, a large group was milling about the check-in desk, apparently processing their arrival.
Then a miracle.
A smiling young woman approached
After a late spring and warm summer, filled mostly with work but sprinkled occasionally with some weekend leisure travel, we finally dusted off "The Cap" and readied it for a journey.
Last year we decided to spend some soon-to-be devalued air miles and secure long-haul passage into Eurasia, an area we had mostly known from books and tales from friends who had traveled there.
Some cursory research reveled a region
Certain photographs from prior travels revive memories of sounds, fragrances(smells) and lingering reflections.
At sunset the central square, Jemaa el Fna, in Marrakech, Morroco ignites an abundance of visceral experiences.
Remembered from our stay at the: http://www.luxurylink.com/5star/hote...tout=&guests=2
Updated 08-07-2014 at 05:55 AM by omegaet
It's good to see LuxuryLink featuring more selections in Portugal....for a while, the auction packages being offered were 'slim' to 'none' for one of the most enjoyable and affordable destinations in Western Europe.
We were looking to explore some lesser known vineyards in the Douro Valley. We found several offering generous and detailed tours and tastings for wines we had never tried before the visit. Also, we had the opportunity to
Updated 06-21-2014 at 11:42 AM by omegaet
Needing an escape from the pace of South Florida, we often look north for a long weekend at Costa d'Este in Vero Beach for a respite. Only a two drive from Miami, we are able to 'shift into neutral' and relax at this perfectly executed beach side resort.
Several years back, management for day to day operations was changed and today staff takes a sincere interest in guest services...engaging, friendly and displaying exceptional service levels. We
Updated 06-10-2014 at 01:44 PM by omegaet
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