Monica Sweeny

5 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @MonicaSweeny | Keep up with Monica Sweeny on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Monica Sweeny”

The Top 5 U.S. Travel Spots of 2015

Luxe travel consortiumVirtuoso has unveiled its annual Luxury Travel Report for 2015, highlighting the hottest vacations to book now. Here, we're spotlighting America's top vacation spots to travel to this year—and the chicest hotels to stay at.<p><b>1) New York, New York</b><p>For the second year in a row, The …

Best Family Beach Hotels (PHOTOS)

Nothing says '<i>ohana</i> quite like the Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa on Oahu, where kids get sand-sculpting lessons by day and don leis for a mele celebration on the beach at sunset. And the whole gang can pile into a traditional hand-built canoe for a scenic coastal sail.<p>Such creative offerings helped …

Fly Fishing

Learning to Let Go of Baggage... Literally

I'm really bad at packing.<p>Or rather: I'm really good at it... at least in my head.<p>The moment I have my itinerary, I start running through every minute of the trip, anticipating the essential items I'll need, the emergency supplies I should have for every likely scenario, and the right mix of …

Hung Up

What Every Country in the European Union Is Best At

By: Kate Peregrina<p><i>Credit: All images by Thrillist/Jennifer Bui</i><p>The European Union has 28 member countries, and much like snowflakes, they're all special in their own way. You already know what each country is worst at. Well, every country excels at something, too -- and to that end, we found one …

Europe

9 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to the Caribbean

Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house, walk along the beach and maybe go for a swim to cool off from the sun's warmth. <i>This</i> is …

Caribbean