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The Desert Institute at Joshua Tree Presents New Classes

December 10th, 2018

The Desert Institute’s Spring 2019 new classes are listed below:         February 16    Winter Light: Photographing Desert Preserves Join us for a day of photography in two special desert places off the beaten track: Whitewater Preserve and Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve. From the Whitewater River to McCallum pond in an oasis of California fan […]

Where to Explore in Palm Desert

December 7th, 2018

Desert Willow Golf Resort features two scenic championship golf courses designed by Michael Hurdzan and Dana Fry. It is also the desert’s official  … read more Reference: g alert: golf resortPublished on 2018-12-06

This Western City Is Undoubtedly One Of America’s Coolest Desert Destinations

December 6th, 2018

Palm Springs, California Looking to relax in the sun? Palm Springs, with 354 days of sunshine per year, might be the place for you. Relax poolside or visit one of the many area spas… or tour some fantastic examples of mid-century modern architecture. And when it’s time to book your Palm Springs getaway, TripAdvisor can help […]

Finding natural riches in the world’s driest desert

December 5th, 2018

Northern Chile’s Atacama Desert is the driest and, it’s been argued, oldest desert in the world — characteristics that might lead travelers to believe it’s an arid, wind-swept wasteland with little or nothing to see. Fortunately, that’s far from true. … read more Reference: on 2018-12-05

Get Away This Winter To One Of America’s Most Beautiful Desert Hotels

December 4th, 2018

A desert getaway will deliver starry skies, stunning sunsets, hiking, and hopefully, feelings of serenity and peace. We’ve selected these 6 hotels as great places to enjoy a desert getaway—whether you want to relax by the pool, hike the desert trails, or spend an evening by the fire pit. From Scottsdale to Santa Fe, read […]

Focus: Breaking Travel News investigates: Tourism in the Negev Desert, Israel

December 1st, 2018

Stretching to cover half of Israel’s landmass, but home to only eight per cent of its population, the Negev Desert is a beautiful but sparse part of the country. Here Eleanor Hawkins visits for Breaking Travel News to discover more about this underappreciated destination … read more Reference: Breaking Travel NewsPublished on 2018-12-01By Breaking […]

Golf Palm Springs | Palm Desert Golf Vacations

December 1st, 2018

Golf Palm Springs | Palm Desert Golf Vacations It’s no wonder that most think of Palm Springs as a golfer’s paradise. With well over thirty challenging regulation courses, comfortable winter temperatures, world-class resorts and a dry climate to play in, there are few places that can hope to rival Palm Springs for a Golf Vacation […]

A Scottsdale Holiday: The Best Seasonal Celebrations in the Desert

November 30th, 2018

A Scottsdale Holiday: The Best Seasonal Celebrations in the Desert The holidays are a special time in the desert, especially if you find yourself spending winter in Scottsdale. The city is no stranger to throwing a good party, especially when the holiday season rolls around…. Patricia Escarcega Friday, November 30th, 2018 … read more Reference: […]

Some desert golf courses seeing positive signs early in the season

November 29th, 2018

At the Desert Chapter PGA annual meeting and awards banquet, a few people complained that there was so much traffic in the Coachella Valley these  … read more Reference: g alert: golf resortPublished on 2018-11-29

Top 5 Reasons to Spend Your Holiday in the Desert

November 29th, 2018

Are you looking for a great vacation spot this holiday season? Maybe one that has warm weather, tumbleweed Christmas trees, thousands of twinkling lights and many other fun holiday activities? Look no further than Phoenix! Check out our top 5 favorite holiday activities to do in the Phoenix area that the whole family will enjoy. […]

Your Guide To The Best Abu Dhabi Desert Safari Deals In UAE

November 29th, 2018

If you’ve always been mesmerized by Arabian Nights, then begin your next vacation with the ultimate Abu Dhabi Desert Safari and enjoy the luxurious setting of sun, sand, and serenity during your adventerous getaway. Whether you’d like a date under the moonlight or are seeking some frolic in the sands, you don’t have to go […]

Letts ‘overwhelmed with joy’ for desert professional of the year award

November 28th, 2018

“We really need people to play more, get the professionals out from behind their desks at the country clubs and get out and play on the golf course,”  … read more Reference: g alert: golf resortPublished on 2018-11-28

Desert Hike Day 7: A Summary

November 26th, 2018

The first Israel Trail hike was a complete success. In 7 days we walked about 120 kilometers. The hike has taken us to places we never thought  … read more Reference: g alert:hikingPublished on 2018-11-26

BOAR 2018 Day 2 A West Desert Overland Adventure!

November 25th, 2018

Check out other Overland Adventure Videos Boar 2017 Ep. 1 Boar 2017 Ep. 2 Boar 2017 Ep. 3 Welcome to another annual trip! This year for BOAR we head out to the west desert of Utah on this epic Overland adventure. We attend BOAR every year and enjoy the scenery and company of our offroad […]

St. Anthony on the Desert Episcopal Church holds Christmas bazaar, bistro

November 23rd, 2018

St. Anthony on the Desert Episcopal Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and Bistro from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. Located in the  … read more Reference: g alert: christmas bazaarPublished on 2018-11-23

This Palm Desert golf course survived another year, but work remains to achieve stability

November 23rd, 2018

On a bright but cool November morning, the first tee at Shadow Mountain Golf Club in Palm Desert is a busy place. Two foursomes of players, buddies  … read more Reference: g alert: golf resortPublished on 2018-11-23

Desert Hike Day 5: Watching for Rain, Welcoming the Shabbat

November 23rd, 2018

However, because of the rain elsewhere, we had to alter our course so as to not endanger the group by hiking in the path of possible flash floods. … read more Reference: g alert:hikingPublished on 2018-11-23

This Underrated Desert City Is An Outstanding (And Affordable) Destination For Sunshine And Scenery

November 16th, 2018

Although Tucson’s fantastic weather, national parks and forests and desert provide the perfect environment for tons of outdoor recreational activities, this city of half a million people also has its share of history and culture. With a history that goes back much further than many of its southwestern neighbors, Tucson boasts turn-of-the-century architecture, historic neighborhoods, […]

Monument or mirage? Hand rises from the desert

November 15th, 2018

Driving through Chile’s Atacama Desert can be disorienting, and travelers may mistake an unusual monument for a mirage. But Hand of the Desert is indeed a 36-foot hand rising from the sand. … read more Reference: on 2018-11-15

What I Learned Hot Air Ballooning Over the Nevada Desert

November 6th, 2018

It was just after sunrise on the morning of the Great Reno Balloon Race. The largest free hot air balloon festival in the world draws a crowd of 120,000  … read more Reference: g alert:hot air balloon ridesPublished on 2018-11-06


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