Hail a jet

Some successful people are really grounded.  Others have their head in the clouds.  But some get the mix just right. Uber co-founder Garrett Camp is behind a new scheduled flight service  (Aero) from private airport terminals in the same vein as JSX, Aero. It will operate LA (Van Nuys) to Aspen February 4 through April 2021. Pricing is $990 each…

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We have a new pair of Sandals for you

Our partner, Sandals and Beaches Resorts have some big news. Sandals Resorts – Curacao Sandals Resorts is proud to announce an expansion to the brand-new destination – the beautiful dutch-inspried island of Curacao! This will mark the eighth island for the brand in the Caribbean region. World-famous for its vibrant culture, pristine beaches, and coves, Curaçao also boasts 65 spectacular…

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Historic defensive tower in the Peloponnese

Nestled in a stone, 19-century tower, Tainaron Blue Retreat in Mani, Greece, features an outdoor pool with hydrotherapy and offers rooms with unobstructed sea or mountain views. Free WiFi access is available. Each air-conditioned room here will provide you with a flat-screen, satellite TV, Nespresso coffee maker and a minibar. Cocomat mattresses, linens, bathrobes, slippers, pool and beach towels are…

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The distinctive tombstone of Kemmons Wilson

He founded Holiday Inns, and he made sure everyone knew that when they visited his gravesite. In 1996, Memphis businessman Kemmons Wilson published his autobiography, called Half Luck and Half Brains. But he was just being modest. It took an awful lot of brainpower to accomplish all that he did. He got his start in the world of business by delivering…

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Hyperloop!

Two people have become the first passengers on a Hyperloop, a technology considered to be the future of high-speed ground transport. The demonstration and test took place on a 500-metre track in the Nevada desert near Las Vegas in early November. Magnets inside the Hyperloop tube enabled ‘vacuum-like’ suction, with the passengers completing the track in just 15 seconds and…

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Remain in Spain

We often feature Spain here at Matouring, because it has so many things to offer. One of which is that it is an ideal place to retire:  sun, sea, mountains, excellent healthcare, incredible food and really good €3.00 bottles of red wine –  we are not joking. This article out lines how to gain your residency in Spain – and…

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Can you bare it?

I stumbled upon Daphne on the rooftop of a dusky riad in Marrakech. This six-foot Canadienne with man-sized feet was the only other guest there, and she was naked. Or mostly naked, which is startling for me at the best of times, but particularly in Morocco – a conservative north-African Muslim country. “Oh, er, hello!” “Hi,” she said, blowing a…

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Take a deep breath in, then slowly exhale it out. Feel better?

Yoga has such a calming effect, doesn’t it? When you can’t get to your studio, you can still get the benefits of yoga at home by following along to these videos. Whether you have 10 minutes or 30, stretching and strengthening your muscles will make your body and mind feel grounded and relaxed. Read more courtesy of PopSugar.com Please rotate…

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Anguilla? Tranquilla!

There are many stunning islands in the Caribbean. St Kitts and Nevis, St Maarten, St Barts, and the British Virgin Islands all draw thousands of tourists every year in search of sun, sand, and tropical relaxation. Anguilla may not be on the top of your must-visit list, and that may be because many of its attractions are largely kept under…

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Don’t be afraid of ghost (towns)

With 25,000 euros and 1000 hours of work, Maurizio Cesprini and his partner Paola Gardin rebuilt a ruined home in the medieval village of Ghesc, Italy. They hope other young families will consider their example with a plentiful supply of medieval ghost towns. And there are plenty of reasons to visit (and perhaps live in) Italy. See more courtesy of…

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Julia Child’s house in France is calling you for dinner

As the world gets ever smaller, and the choices become larger and more available, travel now takes on entirely new vistas of excitement and selection. With the Advent of companies such as Airbnb, you cannot only find the exact place that you want in the exact city that you want, but you may be able to even go several steps…

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Turks & Caicos

  The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory only 37 miles long and all together consist of 40 islands and cays, of which only 12 are inhabited. There are two main islands, Grand Turk (Turks Islands) and Providenciales (Caicos Islands). These islands are 575 miles south-east from Florida and 90 miles north of the island of Hispaniola.…

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North America – More

North America is one of two continents of the Americas, named after the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, with a surface area of 24,221,490km² (9,351,969 square miles). It’s in the northern hemisphere, between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean and to the north of South America. North America’s highest point is Alaska’s Denali, which rises to 6,194m (20,320 ft) above sea…

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Nevada

Nevada is an arid state of the USA, lying between California and Utah. Most of the state is within the Great Basin, but parts of the northeast drain into the Snake River and the the southern portion is within the Mojave desert and the Colorado River. Please note that while many outsiders pronounce the state’s name as “ne-VAH-duh”, the correct…

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