Jeff Helms

Jeff is an avid golf traveler and writer. He has spent the last 22 years traveling the globe in search of the Holy Trinity - great golf courses, excellent food, and fine accommodations for golf travelers. His blog, Bettergolftrips.com, chronicles his off-the-beaten path and often luxury experiences for golfers (and companions forced to travel with them) about where to stay, play, and eat.

A Culinary Odyssey at Land's End: Cabo's Latest Luxury Experience

For many seasoned travelers, the Baja Peninsula evokes images of pristine beaches, ocean-front golf vistas, and world class fishing. Now visitors can add a gastronomic adventure to the list as well. Quivira Los Cabos has unveiled a fabulous five day, four-night Culinary Odyssey, bringing together the finest dining venues within this luxury resort community. The package includes four exceptional feasts, starting with a six-course tasting menu and wine pairings at La Frida. An homage to Mexican a

Adare Manor: The Definitive Luxe Golf Destination in Ireland

A hallmark of a memorable travel destination is its ability to make guests feel as if they are home – regardless of their point of origin. The recently completed renovation of Adare Manor does just this and so much more. Built nearly 200 years ago on more than 800 acres of pristine parkland, Adare has successfully transformed itself into the definitive location to experience both the treasured feel of Irish hospitality with the comfort of a world-class luxury resort. Whether strolling through th

A Luxury Travel Destination That’s Good for the Environment

The term “eco-tourism” usually conjures up images of sleeping in tents, dodging swarms of mosquitos, and hauling your refuse along with you to preserve the natural balance of things and “leave no footprints.” But what if I told you there is now a unique tropical paradise where you can experience the ultimate in luxury accommodations in a pristine environment that is not only environmentally sustainable, but is actually improving the local natural environment? Reserva Conchal in Guanacaste, Cost

Dublin’s Four G’s: Golf, Gastronomy, Grand Hotels and Guinness!

Gone are the days when visits to Ireland involved staying in tired old Dublin hotels and noshing on late night pub grub. Today, your Irish golf excursions can include luxurious accommodations and fine restaurants as you soak in Dublin’s vibrant cityscape. If you travel with a discerning group who likes to mix in a spot of golf with great food and fine hotels, Dublin deserves a look. In the last several decades, Dublin has survived everything from The Troubles to a devastating financial crisis,

Golf in Australia – Experience the Wonder of the Links Down Under

When you think of golf in Australia, what comes to mind? The long trip? The hassle of getting there? Having recently returned from a three-week road trip playing the best courses Australia has to offer, I can assure you it is well worth the trip. Australia boasts 12 of the Top 100 golf courses in world, and many more among the Top 100 Public Courses in the world. This is a true bucket list trip and you will stock up on memories for many years to come. Where to Play Golf in Australia The proble
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