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A five-night, six-day stay for four at Isshudo, a traditional Japanese townhouse.
A vision of traditional grandeur, this historic building embodies the true essence of Japanese tradition down to its finest details. Inside, you will encounter a nakaniwa (a courtyard) and a kura (a warehouse) that characterize Kyoto machiya, as well as an authentic ochashitsu (tea house) and sliding doors covered with karakami (decorative paper) from the renowned Karacho atelier. This ensemble promises you a glimpse of traditional Japanese culture in its purest form. Not just an oasis rich in history, Isshudo also offers comfortable modern living all year round. All rooms are fully equipped with air conditioning and floor heating, plus state-of-the-art kitchens and bathrooms. Surrounded by famous sites, you can listen while you walk on the famous “chirping” nightingale floors of Nijo Castle or take a morning stroll through the beautiful Kyoto Imperial Palace grounds – both minutes from your doorstep. Enjoy traditional kaiseki meals and springtime visits to see the famous cherry blossoms along the Kamo River. Isshudo is a perfect blend of ancient tradition and contemporary function.
- One traditional Japanese dinner
- One traditional Japanese tea ceremony
Airfare and transportation not included. All guests must be 13 years of age and older.
Bordeaux Wine Experience
Total Wine and More is pleased to contribute a three-night stay for two couples at a chateau in romantic Bordeaux, France. This is the opportunity of a lifetime! During your stay, you will receive VIP treatment, including one-of-a-kind vineyard and winery tours, private wine tastings, and an insider’s look at winemaking in France’s most famous wine region. When not on the vineyard, enjoy scenic drives in the countryside or sightsee in the historic districts of the city – both are only a short distance away. Bon Voyage!
Airfare and transportation not included. Lodging is available Monday–Friday, September through June (excluding the Christmas/New Year and Easter holidays). Trip does not expire.
Breakfast at Tiffany's in New York
A package for four includes breakfast and a behind-the-scenes tour at Tiffany & Co. in New York, an Elsa Peretti® Diamonds by the Yard® sprinkle necklace, and lodging accommodations.
You and up to three guests are invited for Breakfast at Tiffany & Co. in the jeweler’s famous Fifth Avenue store. Following this gracious start to the day, you will tour Tiffany’s jewelry workshop, where master designers handcraft the world’s most exquisite diamond and gemstone jewels. It’s a unique experience designed with the allure of glamour that inspired Holly Golightly to famously say of Tiffany & Co., “Nothing bad could ever happen there.”
Elsa Peretti Diamonds by the Yard Sprinkle Necklace
Tiffany round diamonds catch the light and make it dance. Sprinkle necklace in 18k rose gold with nine round brilliant diamonds, 32” long. Original designs copyrighted by Elsa Peretti and exclusive to Tiffany & Co.
This package includes a two-night stay (for up to four guests) at The Place 229, a private residence located near the United Nations.
Valspar PGA Championship Package at Innisbrook, a Salamander Resort
A breathtaking golfer’s retreat on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Innisbrook Resort features 600 striking guest suites and rooms, 11 clay tennis courts, six swimming pools and is minutes from charming town of Tarpon Springs. This package includes four days, three nights in a luxury one-bedroom suite for two adults, with a kitchen, private patio or balcony, and living, dining area. You will receive two passes to the tournament for March 8 – March 11, 2018, a twosome of golf on the Island Course including cart, two 50-minute Salamander Spa Signature Ritual Massages (one per person), and dinner for two at our Packard’s Steakhouse.
Valid for March 8 – 11, 2018 only, reservations must be made by January 8th, 2018. Transportation and airfare are not included.