All posts tagged: VACATION

why the ferry is the best way to get to martha’s vineyard

There are a handful of ways to get to the island of Martha’s Vineyard for vacation: private jet, private boat, commercial airline, commercial ferry or public ferry. Of these, in our humble opinion, the best mode of transportation by far is the Steamship Authority’s ferry service. It’s reasonably inexpensive, punctual, and wildly entertaining. Most importantly, it’s a vital, communal part of the iconic experience of a vacation on the Vineyard. We once read a quote from someone in an interview who said “when the ferry pulls into view of the island, I feel as excited as I did as kid on Christmas morning.” We couldn’t agree more. It’s the ultimate micro-luxury.

Best Luxury Travel Destinations in the Month of September

Where will September 2018 take you? Where should it? You could visit a cosmopolitan city (we’re thinking Paris, New York, Venice or Los Angeles). Or make a cultural pilgrimage to a new design museum in Scotland. You could hit Oktoberfest in Munich, which actually starts in September. Looking for something more bucolic? Make a pilgrimage to the birthplace of bourbon in Kentucky, or head to wine country in northern California for the harvest season. Feeling the need for adrenaline-fueled adventures? The Inca Trail in Peru awaits. More in the mood for the beach? Ditch your shoes and set up shop in Madagascar. It’s all waiting for you. It’s September. Let’s go!