Life in the Land of the Long White Cloud is colorful indeed, especially when you consider New Zealand has more species of ferns, flightless birds and baying sheep per square mile than most cities have people. And that is why we’ve put together this guide of our favorite romantic getaways in New Zealand.
Author Archive for: Lark Ellen Gould
About Lark Gould
Lark Gould is a prolific travel writer and founder of Travel-Intel. With an MS in journalism from Boston University, she is a sought-after freelance writer known for her detailed reporting. Travel writing credits include the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor and Travel Agent Magazine. As an author, she has contributed to several regional guidebooks including Best Places to Kiss (in Southern California).
Entries by Lark Gould
The Seto Inland Sea shows the other side of Japan For all its blasting neon, fast-forward design, organized speed and socially frenzied enterprise, Japan is still a land of two faces: one shown and one not to be known–unless you really want to. But you can uncover the gentler side of Japan in the Seto […]
A special spa experience in San Deigo Looking west, head to the coast just above San Diego for a new look at old La Costa. The La Costa Resort and Spa might be credited with starting the spa craze back in 1965. It was the first U.S. resort with a full-service spa and suddenly women […]
Mind in a maelstrom over Mexico? The choices for resorts in Mexico are as heady and varied as notes on a perfumer’s palette. But one Mexico travel experience deserves a spot of its own, a golden distillation in a menagerie of sensual possibilities: Imanta Punta de Mita.
Romance, Renaissance-style, might begin with a 14th century palace within pebble-throwing distance from the balcony of Shakespeare’s Juliet. The City of Verona is not Shakespeare’s alone. The spot that has been the muse of historians and poets is now the second city to bear the stamp of Veronese Marcello Pigozzo.
Few places on earth conjure up so many fantastical images as the Silk Road. Yet, for all its color and swirling romance, the road is no road at all but the pushing of history and civilization from Greece and Rome to the bottom of Asia until the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans closed in on […]
What could be better for your relationship than some romance in the Maldives? Want to get away from it all? How about your own private resort island in the middle of the Indian Ocean? Whether with Banyan Tree or one of two heavenly properties under the Four Seasons banner, you can be far, far away, […]
It’s an odd intimacy – the one that happens with a significant other, naked, vulnerable, silent … and in the presence of two strangers of random gender. The room is not the bedroom, nor a hidden alcove in some swinger’s trailer outside. Rather, at Spa Aquae, it is a treatment room lit with flickering candles […]
Four Seasons Tented Camp makes a romantic experience like no other For travelers who want a taste of the wild while contributing to the welfare of the jungle and its inhabitants, Four Seasons Tented Camp, Golden Triangle in Thailand provides a bonding memory that brings in the element of “never forgetting.”