The best way to wake up on your birthday? Definitely to views of some of the most beautiful mountains on earth. Check Georgia (the country) off your #birthdaybucketlist this year and stay at the Quadrum Ski & Yoga Resort. The hotel offers both single rooms for solitary travelers and deluxe family suites for traveling groups.
VENUE TYPE: Lodge / Mountain / Ski Resort
This glass house beats your typical winter cabin! Nestled in the breathtaking rolling hills and towering mountains of the Austrian Alps, this cozy hotel is an incredibly distinctive treasure. Not only is Wiesergut surrounded by beautiful scenery, but it’s available to book now. Go ahead, go with your gut and book your next getaway here.
Estancia Tercera Barranca, Torres del Paine, Torres de Paine, Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile
Venture waaaaay way down to the southern tip of South America to find Awasi Patagonia—an isolated, immersive mountain resort surrounded by Chile’s untamed wilderness. Here, there are no crowds, and the other people you’ll encounter are there for real adventure, not touristy attractions. Plan a trip with your ready-for-anything significant other or thrill-seeking squad to this bucket-list worthy birthday destination (bonus: you can now book easily right on The Venue Report!).
In the realm of all things trendy, plants have reigned supreme as the decor pièce de résistance in homes as well as at weddings and events. From party-favor-sized succulents to lush foliage tablescapes, all things green have secured their spot at the top of every party thrower’s wish list. Who’s leading the plant powered charge? Palms. They have been incorporated into all elements of design in the most creative ways, proving they’re not going anywhere soon ensuring all other flora species are green with envy.
From tropical cake toppers to palm adorned ceremony arches, even the colder seasons ahead can’t stop this movement. Forget the frost with all things warm and sunny this fall-winter or add a hint of glint with metallic painted fronds. Use this visual guide as a roadmap to inspire your next unbe-leaf-able gathering of any size, type or temperature.
Not only is New Zealand home to some of the most stunning scenery on the planet, but its rugged tracks and wild weather thrill visitors with surprises around every corner. We recently spotted this gorgeous engagement photo shoot by Maz of Black Bird Tale and we're struck by the vivid imagery and the story behind the couple’s two-day road trip with their photographer.
From snow-capped mountains to the wild golden summer grasses in the valley, Mount Cook shines supreme in this photo series. Straight from the photographer, here's the scoop on all things Queenstown and photo worthy.
Words and Photography by Maz Pedersen of Black Bird Tale