MIR Corporation is offering an opportunity to experience Siberia’s little-known beautiful and wild side. Its eight-day “Siberian Winter Escapade” tour includes dog sledding, ice fishing and snowmobiling on UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal. Find your spiritual side during a sunrise shaman ceremony at Olkhon Island’s Shaman’s Rock. View the Bronze Age petroglyphs of Sagan-Zaba. Tour 19th-century architecture of Irkutsk, and hearken to a concert of chimes rung by a Russian master bell ringer while experiencing extravagant ice sculptures on the main square.
ROW Adventures is offering a very special happy New Year deal to all our subscribers. Mention this magazine when booking your trip and receive a $500 discount off the published price of its Taste of Croatia – An Epicurean Voyage by Yacht. Explore small island towns and walk historical paths set among steep coastal mountains and remote beaches. Sample cuisine and fresh produce from local farmers, and relish the private wine tastings of fabulous Croatian vintners.
Don’t enjoy air travel? Too many lines, check-ins? Jumpjet is your answer. This private jet membership club is offering an alternative way to fly and turn the hassle into a pleasure. Its new membership plans and programs enable great flexibility and convenience along with the ease, luxury and prestige of private jet travel. Flexible Membership Plans are perfect if you don’t have a super-tight schedule, and its Premier Membership Plans allow members to fly 10 round trips in a 12-month period. Memberships start at $2,350 per month.
Santa Fe’s Inn on the Alameda and New Mexico Museum of Art announces its “Welcome Goya” package where guests will experience “Renaissance to Goya: Prints and Drawings from Spain.” Starting at $357, this special three-night package includes accommodations, museum admission, private lecture on Goya in the Inn’s Agoyo Lounge, the Inn’s lavish “Breakfast of Enchantment” each morning, and wine-and-cheese receptions each afternoon.
Check out Cusco’s Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel and a property of Peru’s most distinguished hotel group, Libertador Hotels, Resorts & Spas. Surrounded by Incan and colonial buildings, this newly renovated resort and spa enjoys prime positioning in Cusco directly across from the Temple of the Sun and short walk from the main town center – perfect for those who relish authentic culture. Remember, Machu Picchu is just around the corner and a must-see adventure if you’re visiting Peru.
Pelican Grand Beach Resort is offering an all-inclusive Mega Yachts & Martinis Escape (from $13,000 for two guests). Available through Jan. 31, the package comprises one night aboard a 118-foot private chartered Portofino yacht and two nights in an oceanfront suite at the resort in Fort Lauderdale. Your private sedan will transport you to and from the yacht; gourmet catering from its restaurant, Ocean2000; and a magnum of Moët & Chandon. Back on land, bottomless martinis will be served at the O2K lounge while looking out to 500 feet of private beachfront.
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