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Three Dynamic Destinations

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By land

Twin Farms   |   Barnard, VT

When to travel: Year-round  When to book: 3-6 months before

Why Twin Farms: Rest and relaxation is the order of the day at this luxurious country retreat in Vermont. Located ten miles from iconic Woodstock, Twin Farms encompasses 300 verdant acres. The central building of the property is a 1795 farm house with living and dining rooms. Guest cottages, fitness center, spa, and more surround the main lodge. Twin Farms’ location makes it the perfect retreat for outdoor enthusiasts, with ample access to skiing, snowboarding, canoeing, fishing, hiking and golfing, among other activities.

Travel and Transport Exclusive Offer*: Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability, daily full breakfast for up to two in-room guests, bottle of Dom Perignon champagne upon arrival with house-made chocolates, early check-in/late check-out subject to availability, complimentary Wi-Fi.


By air

7 Night Brazil Multi-Adventure Tour   |   Backroads

When to travel: Jan.-March; Nov.-Dec.   When to book: 9-12 months before

Why Brazil Multi-Adventure Tour: Colonial Towns, Fjords and the Costa Verde—This Backroads tour is an active adventure showcasing the best of Brazil. From jungle and mountains to sparkling waters and white sand beaches, this seven-night tour highlights the diversity of Brazilian landscape and culture. Walk along the Gold Trail, one of the oldest roads in the Americas, sample local culinary specialties, snorkel along pristine coastland or bike through the rainforest. End your adventure in bustling Rio de Janeiro, the vibrant home to the Carnaval festival and much more.

Travel Design Lounge Exclusive Event: Join us on Thursday, November 2, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for an informal social event on the hottest trend in travel—experiential vacations—featuring Dean Jacobs. RSVP is required, or call us for details at 402.548.3280.


By sea

8 Day Tulip Time River Cruise (Amsterdam Round Trip)AmaWaterways

When to travel: March-April  When to book: 6-12 months before

Why 8 Day Tulip Time River Cruise: There’s no better time to visit the Netherlands and Belgium than during colorful tulip season. Begin your journey with a visit to a family-run tulip farm to get into the spirit of the spring. In Antwerp, Belgium, take a break from tulip-viewing to sample Belgium’s famous chocolate, waffles and beer. While it’s difficult to leave behind the culinary delights of Belgium, you won’t want to miss the awe-inspiring vistas of Kinderdijk, a village with the highest concentration of windmills. This river cruise has activities for everyone—from the Anne Frank House and Rubens’ home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites and spectacular gardens—including the “Garden of Europe.”

Travel Design Lounge Exclusive Event: Join us on Thursday, October 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a formal presentation from our partners at AmaWaterways as they showcase their newest ship, the AmaKristina, and introduce you to river cruises in Europe, Asia and Africa. RSVP is required, or call us for details at 402.548.3280.

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