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Adventures in Luxury Travel
55 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
8. Peru | The best route up to Machu Picchu for active travelers, luxurious and fun accommodations from Belmond Sanctuary Lodge to glass pods on the side of a cliff, via ferratas, soaring condors, beautiful hikes and Michelin star restaurants
Join Nico and me as we talk about the active, cultural and culinary adventures you can have in Peru. We’ll go from the coast to the mountains to the Colca Canyon. We’ll introduce you to the beautiful, Belmond hotels, Sol y Luna and a favorite in Lima, Hotel B. Looking to push your comfort zone a bit? Scale a via ferrata and have lunch in a glass pod hanging on the side of a cliff. Curious how to decide where to stay and how to get to Machu Picchu? We share our favorites. We’ll talk about the culinary scene ranging from the Michelin-starred restaurants of Lima to the street foods of Cusco. And we’ll go deep into the Amazon and Porto Maldodano to see some cool jungle lodges. Visit truvaytravel.com/8 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
47 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
7. Antarctica | Crossing the Drake Passage, seeing glaciers and marine life up close, how to choose your ship and what is a polar plunge?
Join Jen, Lesa, and me as we talk about what to think about when planning an Antarctica adventure. We go over the benefits of crossing the Drake Passage, the options for being active on and off the ship, and the luxurious touches on board. We’ll highlight the marine life you’ll see up close like leopard seals, penguins, and humpback whales. And we’ll tell you about the Polar Plunge and why you should do it. We’ll also talk about what to consider in choosing the right ship and itinerary for your personal Antarctica cruise. Visit truvaytravel.com/7 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
53 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
6. New Zealand | From luxury lodges to mirrored pods and the epic hikes, helicopter excursions and wildlife that make it the adventure capital of the world
Join Sarah and me as we talk about the adventures you can have in New Zealand. We’ll span from Auckland and the North Island to Queenstown and the South Island. We’ll introduce you to Huka Lodge, Cape Kidnappers, and Eichardt’s Private Hotel and treehouses, mirrored pods, and eco-lodges, some so remote you can only get to by helicopter. Have you ever heard of Hole in the Rock? You’ll learn why I’ve added it to my personal bucket list. No conversation about New Zealand would be complete without touching on active adventures like cliff walks, swimming with dolphins, mountain biking, and running in zorbs (your teens will likely add zorbs to their list!). Visit truvaytravel.com/6 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
51 minutes | May 28, 2021
Ep 5. South Africa | Elephants drinking from your plunge pool, prides of lions, over the top views from your rooftop and wine tasting by bicycle
Join Wes and me as we talk about The Royal Portfolio properties in South Africa. The Royal Malawane, The Silo, Birkenhead House, and La Residence. You’ll learn about the pride of lions that lives near the Royal Malawane and what room to reserve if you want elephants drinking out of your plunge pool. We’ll touch on the amazing rooftop views and swimming pool at the iconic, architectural masterpiece – The Silo in Cape Town. We’ll share the beautiful setting of La Residence and the variety of unique ways to go wine tasting. And we’ll head to the coast to see the stunning setting of Birkenhead House and learn about an exclusive experience you can have with their chef. Visit truvaytravel.com/5 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
47 minutes | May 21, 2021
Ep 4. US National Parks & Glamping | Exploring the outdoors out West – on land, on water and up in the air, from glamping to 5* ranches
Join Kevin and me as we talk about destinations like Bryce, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Zion, and Jackson Hole. We cover active and adventurous experiences – from searching for dinosaur bones to driving the Moki Dugway. We share our favorite routes for mountain biking and via ferratas. And talk about the best lodges like Green O at Paws Up, Amangiri, and the Lodge at Blue Sky. Visit truvaytravel.com/4 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
42 minutes | May 14, 2021
Ep 3. Alaska | Kenai, Katmai, Denali, inside passage + grizzlies, orcas, hiking, fishing, dog sledding, ATVs and via ferratas
Join us as we talk about the beautiful wildlife, active adventures like hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking. And we’ll give you the inside scoop on beautiful lodges including Tutka Bay, Tordrillo, and Winterlake. Visit truvaytravel.com/3 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
40 minutes | May 14, 2021
Ep 2. Chartering Yachts & Catamarans | Caribbean, Croatia, Greece, Thailand + boat toys, scuba, food and 5-star service
Join us as we talk about why chartering yachts is one of our favorite types of vacations. You’ll get the inside scoop on what to consider before your first charter, our favorite destinations, and what factors impact pricing. Visit truvaytravel.com/2 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
47 minutes | May 14, 2021
Ep 1. Costa Rica | Nayara Tented Camp, Four Seasons, KURA + surfing, hiking, ziplining and wildlife
Join us as we talk about active adventures like seabobbing with dolphins, tree climbing, and hiking in the rainforest. And we’ll give you the inside scoop on beautiful hotels including Nayara Tented Camps, the Four Seasons Papagayo, glamping tents at Kasiiya , and the adults-only Kura Boutique Hotel. Visit truvaytravel.com/1 for a video of today’s show and additional resources.
1 minutes | May 7, 2021
Start Here: Welcome to the Adventures in Luxury Travel Podcast!
I’m Mimi Lichtenstein and I’m your expert in designing custom trips that include experiences that your family loves while also showing you the best of what the world has to offer. Each week I’ll share ideas for OTBP places, favorite OTT experiences and review incredible hotels that will make your travels unique, memorable, and truly authentic. If you are ready to learn about places and people that will inspire you to plan your next trip, make sure you subscribe and join me here every week.
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