Eye on the World

Eye on the World

The lively scene in Madrid just a few blocks from our hotel.

Eye on the World: Lively Madrid

I got lost in the architecture as I wandered around Madrid. Now, sit back, and enjoy our photo tour through the city.

Eye On the World: Picturesque Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital and largest city of Portugal, captivated our hearts as we strolled down its charming, hilly streets. Escape to Lisbon with us. . .

Eye on the World: Hotel Xcaret, Riviera Maya

The new Hotel Xcaret, which opened on Dec. 1, is located in Riviera Maya and is the first property for Destino Xcaret.

Eye On The World: Il Salviatino, A Florentine Villa

Contributing writer Regina Baraban traveled to Florence, Italy last month for a visit to Il Salviatino, a gorgeously restored 15th century villa that has hosted many weddings and a guest list of such luminaries as the Dali Lama.

Eye on the World: Unfiltered Cancun

Whether your clients are foodies, spa-lovers, or like to relax in luxury, there's something here to fit their needs. Take a glimpse of our unfiltered images for a peek of what Cancun has to offer.

Eye on the World: La Coleccion Resorts in Cancun

I traveled to Cancun last month to get a taste of three of La Coleccion by Fiesta Americana properties.
Our welcome cocktail, a watermelon vodka martini—perfect for the tropics.

Eye on the World: Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort

Last month, contributing writer Regina Baraban spent a few days at the Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort, where clients can soak up the sun, snorkel with wildlife, sip on hipster cocktails, and sample delicious dishes.
Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.

Eye on the World: Calgary

Though we visited Calgary during Rendez-vous Canada, we were able to sneak in a few experiences around town.
Guests staying at The Perry Hotel Key West have access to the onsite Stock Island Marina, which makes it easy to enjoy a plethora of water activities.

Eye on the World: The Perry Hotel Key West

The Perry Hotel Key West is the Keys' latest opening, located on Stock Island—an area known for its fishing community with an artsy vibe—just a 15-minute drive to Key West's popular Duval Street.

Eye on the World: 8 Hotels, 1 Gorgeous Island

We took a whirlwind tour of some of Saint Lucia's most beautiful resorts. Here's a snapshot of the island's hotel landscape. 

Eye on the World: The Florida Keys

With beach towel, bug spray and boyfriend in tow, I set out on a road trip across what has to be one of the most scenic roadways in the U.S.—a.k.a. the Overseas Highway—to The Florida Keys.

Eye on the World: #MIA2BOS Road Trip

On our road trip from Miami to Boston, we took a trip through American history, with stops in St. Augustine, Savannah, Richmond, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Charleston.
Our affable guide led us on a scenic raft ride down the Martha Brae River and even let me steer!

Eye on the World: Luxury Bahia Principe Runaway Bay

It was a scenic little drive down Queen's Highway to the all-inclusive Luxury Bahia Principe Runaway Bay, Don Pablo Collection in Jamaica. From there, it was one eye-pleasing sight after another.

Eye on the World: Pandora—The World of Avatar

Last week Recommend had a sneak peek of Pandora—the World of Avatar, at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
The towering Krakatau water and fire volcano sits in the middle of the park.

Eye on the World: Universal’s Volcano Bay

On May 25, park-goers were greeted with great fanfare by the fictitious "Waturi" people of Universal's Volcano Bay during the highly anticipated opening of the new water theme park in Orlando.
Top deck on the Disney Fantasy.

Eye on the World: Disney Fantasy

Recommend recently took a cruise on the Disney Fantasy to check out the new "Marvel Superheroes" and "Star Wars" youth activities as well as the recently opened branch of Tiffany & Co and the Sweet On You ice cream shop.
One of many pools on the sprawling oceanfront campus of the two resorts.

Eye on The World: Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

On Recommend's recent visit to the all-inclusive, family-friendly Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica, we soaked up the local culture and Caribbean sun.
The family-run Leshiba Wilderness sits in a tucked-away valley overlooking the Soutpansberg mountains in the Limpopo Province.

Eye on the World: South Africa and Mozambique

In mid-May, Recommend contributor Lane Nieset jetted off to Durban, South Africa for the annual INDABA conference, heralded as Africa’s largest travel trade show.
Color pops in the Bruges City Centre in Belgium.

Eye on the World: Belgium

Our recent 3-city tour of Belgium was a whirlwind of sensations.

Eye on the World: Avalon Waterways

Recommend hopped on board Avalon Waterways' Avalon Visionary in April, cruising along the castle- and vineyard-lined Moselle and Rhine rivers from Amsterdam to Paris.