The City Meets The Sea At The Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel

The City Meets The Sea At The Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel

The five-star Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel is where “the city meets the sea” and offers guests a unique combination of urban sophistication and beachside relaxation.  This beach hotel in Tel Aviv is top-notch; the spectacular 360-degree views of the city and the...

Nice: My Favorites in the Capital of the French Riviera

Nice: My Favorites in the Capital of the French Riviera

On my recent travels through regions of France via train, I was awed by Nice, the Capital of the French Riviera. From the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the verdant landscape, it’s hard to imagine a more beautiful setting than this sparkling gem between the...

Why This Unique Tour In Rome Was My Favorite Way To Explore The City

Why This Unique Tour In Rome Was My Favorite Way To Explore The City

Rome has a rich history and vibrant culture that can transport you to a different era. Long before I ever visited Rome, what I knew of the ancient city came from the movies. I’m a classic movie buff, and Roman Holiday, the 1953 romantic comedy, is my favorite film....

My 8 Favorite Experiences While Visiting Jordan

My 8 Favorite Experiences While Visiting Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is one of the world’s seven wonders and has played an integral part in the world’s most significant religions. Like an open-air museum, its pivotal role in world history spans thousands of years. One of the most impactful experiences is...

How To Spend A Perfect Long Weekend In Beautiful Loreto, Mexico

How To Spend A Perfect Long Weekend In Beautiful Loreto, Mexico

Loreto, Mexico, is a hidden gem on the Baja Peninsula, with an authentic charm and dazzling landscape. Situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California, the climate is perfect for fishing, boating, surfing, and diving, making the destination an adventurer...

IFWTWA 2022 Photography Contest Highlights

IFWTWA 2022 Photography Contest Highlights

IFWTWA wishes to congratulate the 2022 Photography Contest winners. There were 119 entries, 109 from IFWTWA members and ten from non-members.  In this post, we share every winning image and the story behind each photo. The 2022 Photography Contest consisted of seven...

Rome: Seven Rules for Navigating the Coffee Culture.

Rome: Seven Rules for Navigating the Coffee Culture.

The first thing I need to do when I wake up in Rome, or anywhere for that matter, is satisfy my coffee craving.  There is a coffee culture in Rome, and it can confuse the uninitiated. No one wants to stand out as a tourist, right?   It's much better to confidently...

The Road to Hana: Worth the Journey AND the Destination

The Road to Hana: Worth the Journey AND the Destination

Is the Road to Hana worth the drive? I always say YES!  It’s an unforgettable winding journey of amazing sights and scenery. Something makes you gasp in awe around every corner — the very essence of a “bucket list” experience. Read More...

Matera: A Spectacular City of Stone

Matera: A Spectacular City of Stone

Nestled in the instep of Italy’s famous boot—between Basilicata and Puglia in Southern Italy—the ancient city of Matera has quite literally been dug out of a rock. When you first encounter the panoramic views of the Sassi from one of the stone terraces overlooking the...

11 Delicious Foods To Try In Tel Aviv And Where To Find Them

11 Delicious Foods To Try In Tel Aviv And Where To Find Them

With its sprawling beachfront and wide, shady boulevards, Tel Aviv is a stunning city that never sleeps. But the White City offers more than just its good looks — it’s a”foodie-forward” city. Its diversity of fresh, flavorful, and fabulous food has resulted in being...

Punta Gorda, a Slice of the Old Florida

Punta Gorda, a Slice of the Old Florida

If you ask most native Floridians, they’ll tell you that “Old Florida” is the best part of the sunshine state. That tradition still lives on today; you just need to know where to look. Punta Gorda is Old Florida, a part of the state that predates all the big-name...

Old Jaffa: A Picturesque Must-See In Tel Aviv

Old Jaffa: A Picturesque Must-See In Tel Aviv

Ask any local what the one must-see place in Tel Aviv is, and they will likely exclaim Old Jaffa! With its unique old-world atmosphere, this vibrant neighborhood is entirely different than the rest of celebrated Tel Aviv. Jaffa, also known as Yafo, is one of the most...

Meet Our New Travel Columnist

Meet Our New Travel Columnist

Sharon Kurtz is a freelance writer who shares her love for travel and food by exploring unique customs, cultures, and flavors at home and around the globe. While she calls Dallas, Texas, home with her husband and three spoiled dogs, her carry-on is always packed,...

See The Bay of Fundy Coast

See The Bay of Fundy Coast

Easily one of Canada’s most underrated destinations, New Brunswick is well-known for its picturesque fishing villages, unspoiled nature, and famous Bay of Fundy coastline — one of the most scenic in the world. An excellent destination to escape the Texas heat and...