Visiting the Gold Coast

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Just 41 miles south of Brisbane, the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, is the continent’s largest non-capital city and one of its fastest-growing regions. As a popular year-round destination, the town boasts average daily subtropical temperatures of 75°F, about 36 patrolled beaches, 277 miles of tidal rivers and canals. After explorer John Oxley sailed to Mermaid Beach in 1823, it …

The Most Haunted Places in the U.S. to Visit for Halloween

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While America is a relatively young country, its towns are filled cryptic histories and grisly stories of suffering. Paranormal investigators sometimes describe a haunting as energetic spirits attempting to interact with an environment in manners mortals can detect. Skip theatrical haunted houses with dancing ghosts and ethereal images and get become acquainted with the spirits of those who still wish …

How to Get a Private Viewing of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Going on 93 years, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® is the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, making it as much of a tradition as roasted turkey. In the early days, Macy’s employees dressed up in brilliant costumes and walked miles accompanied by floats, bands and animals borrowed from the Central Park Zoo. A few years later, large animal-shaped balloons …

New York, New York: Top Nightclubs

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When the evening arrives but you’re not ready to call it a night, there’s only one solution: hang out where the elite hang out in the “city that never sleeps.” The nightlife in New York City’s is legendary. While there are plenty of bars, dens, lounges, clubs, and saloons to get a piece of the action, you want to go …

Visiting Cape Town on a Private Jet

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With the fall weather bringing shorter days and cooler weather, it’s time to escape in a private chartered flight to an area of the world that’s waking up to gorgeous spring weather. With stunning landscapes, diverse cuisine and a rich heritage, Cape Town stands out from the other cities in its country and continent. Its urbane nature, world-class shops, fine dining, …

Fall Destinations to Explore from Above

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Once upon a time, birds were the envy of humankind because of their unique view of the planet. For years, Leonardo da Vinci sketched and designed flying machines that could achieve vertical flight. It wasn’t until the early 1900s that first helicopter flights took place. This feat of modern engineering and ingenuity makes it possible to feel the thrill of …

Best National Parks to Visit in the Fall

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You could travel along countless highways and country roads for a spectacular display of fall’s finest colors. Or, you spend a day surrounded by autumnal splendor at one of the nation’s 59 national parks. After sweating in the summer heat, fill your lungs with crisp air in an idyllic landscape that serves as the perfect backdrop for the season’s colorful …

Top Places to Eat in Salt Lake City

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A major urban area in the Great Basin with a backdrop of beautiful mountains, early settlers turned Salt Lake City’s inhospitable valley into the thriving metropolis it is today. While Utah might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of haute cuisine, there’s healthy competition for fine dining opportunities. Fuel up your private jet and …

Hong Kong, China

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An autonomous territory and former British colony on the Pearl River Delta, Hong Kong is an urban adventure with a show-stopping skyline and accelerated tempo. As one of the most significant financial centers on the planet, the region has the world’s highest Financial Development Index score and one of the highest per capita incomes. At the same time, more than …

Best Spots to Watch the Sunset

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Despite their scientific explanation, sunsets continue to bewilder, inspire and amaze. The fleeting beauty of a painted sky as the sun drops behind the horizon offers an array of vistas, silhouettes, and colors that you will never see in the same arrangement again. Whether you charter flights for an impromptu getaway or travel for business, take in as many sunsets …