Week 02, July 2021
“Trips do not end when you return home — usually this is the time when in a sense they really begin.” 〜 Adele Franklin
By LuxPin Team
◆ Travelers can book the unique home on July 19 starting at 3 a.m. ET on a first-come, first-served basis for a one-night stay on Sept. 18th. You’ve heard of hiking a volcano, now one lucky person can stay overnight at the crux of one thanks to this latest Airbnb listing in France.
◆ Now Friends fans can eat Rachel’s infamous trifle, sip character-themed coffee, and shop exclusive merchandise on the Warner Bros.’ Studio Tour. Friends fans can currently only access the tour and experiences on weekends, but it will expand to five days a week (Thursday through Monday) starting July 15.
◆ If you love winter and the great outdoors, you’ll love these igloo accommodations in Lapland, Finland. Located in Lapland, Finland, this igloo offers a unique way to experience the beauty of the Finnish wilderness, including a chance to see the northern lights.
◆ Ice, culture, and climate change are on display at this sleek icefjord-view facility in Greenland. With soaring icebergs and abundant marine life, the Ilulissat Icefjord is the crown jewel of Greenland tourism. Now, there’s a new way to admire this UNESCO World Heritage site’s iceberg-dotted waters: the Ilulissat Icefjord Centre, a sleek and experiential venue that opened on July 3. The minimalistic, nature-inspired facility adds context and interpretation to the area’s icy surroundings. Exhibits narrate Greenland’s story of ice, nature, and climate change.
◆ ″Casa Inspiración is paradise, a dream come true. It is a luxury vacation villa rental located right on the beach of Mexico’s Pacific coast,” the villa’s owner explains on its Welcome Beyond listing. “We combine local architectural design with internationally inspired cuisine, exercise boot camp, and fine service.”
◆ It’s your time to be a woodland creature. Known as “Sweden’s most primitive hotel,’’ Kolabryn is an outdoor-lover’s paradise. The hotel is a “natural refuge for silence, wilderness, and adventure in a beautiful forest setting just a couple of hours away from the capital Stockholm.”
◆ We all know Florida as a place where dreams come true, but few realize that can include dreams of being a cowgirl — or a pioneer — for the weekend. Go glamping at Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo in central Florida for a unique experience in the great outdoors. At the 1,700-acre River Ranch, geared toward families and groups, you can participate in all the outdoorsy activities you’ve ever dreamed of.
◆ It’s paradise above the sea. Casa Vida Mar is like having your own dream beach house — at least for a few nights, anyway. The gorgeous, airy Airbnb is located in Benagil, Portugal in the Algarve on the southern coast. And if you want to really indulge in your dream of having a beautiful beach house, this host also allows for longer stays up to 28 days.
◆ This new immersive exhibit is coming to San Francisco, Miami, Atlanta, and more. The exhibit is set to debut in San Francisco in December, before making its way east, with stops in cities like Minneapolis, Denver, St. Louis, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Miami.
◆ It’s a list of real places, not products, with real people living in real communities. Connect three or four of these fantastic stops together and spend a week kicking around The Centennial State or hit every single one and never leave. a visit to Colorado can turn into a lifetime of adventure.
◆ From Cape Cod to Colorado to Oregon, these Airstream resorts offer a cool, retro getaway. “In the past 10 years or so, we’ve seen consumers drawn to heritage brands that exude authenticity with rich histories, superior product quality, and stylish designs — all of which are hallmarks of Airstream,” says Bob Wheeler, CEO and president of Airstream. Ready to experience this style of lodging for yourself? Read on to discover some of the coolest Airstream and vintage trailer resorts.
◆ It’s time this remote Utah destination was put on the map. A soak in water that is naturally heated by the earth is not only calming and magical, but some say it has health benefits — from improving circulation and relieving pain to helping skin conditions. For centuries, these pockets of warmth have been a place for people to gather and rest. It’s a tradition that’s alive and well at Mystic Hot Springs in Monroe, Utah.