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New England’s Haystack Mountain is reborn as a membership-based ski resort.  Haystack Mountain, a 3,200-foot peak in southern Vermont’s Deerfield Valley, was one of New England’s top skiing destinations for nearly 50 years. Inconsistent snow conditions eventually led to the resort’s closure, and the mountain sat vacant for almost six years until the Connecticut-based entrepreneur Jim […]

Sneak Peek: Olare Mara Kempinski, Masai Mara, Kenya

Kempinski Hotels opened its first property in Kenya last month, on the vast Olare Orok wildlife conservancy. The all-inclusive Olare Mara Kempinski, Masai Mara (from $435 per night) can accommodate up to 24 guests in its 12 furnished tents, each with its own private shower and bathtub—and one even has a private plunge pool. The […]

An Absolutely Tailor-Made Honeymoon

After planning the wedding, the next big decision is the honeymoon, and Absolute Travel, a company that specializes in custom excursions, has just made that process easier and more personal. It has enlisted the help of honeymoon consultant Robyn Mark to plan personalized honeymoons. Mark, who is based in New York City, begins with a […]

A New Stay-and-Play Package for Golf Lovers

Two Northland, New Zealand–based lodges and golf courses, Kauri Cliffs and the Farm at Cape Kidnappers, along with their sister property Matakauri Lodge, are offering the new Ultimate New Zealand Golf Package for approximately $6,700 to $10,400 per person. Each of the three lodges is hosting guests for three nights (for a total nine-night stay), […]

Pezula Private Castle at Pezula Private Estate

The Resort: Pezula Private Estate may be off South Africa’s standard tourist path, but this sprawling resort and residential community generously rewards those who make the detour. The 2,500-acre property—located on the rugged Indian Ocean coast, 300 miles east of Cape Town—is a sportsman’s paradise, with an 18-hole golf course and a Field of Dreams […]