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Pura Vida in Costa Rica

Pura Vida in Costa Rica

April 6, 2021 | By

“Pura Vida”. The saying and motto of Costa Rica.  One of Central America’s most prosperous and progressive countries. Travelers have flocked to Costa Rica for decades to experience Pura Vida, which is defined as a way of life of the people. Live life to the fullest and connect to the …

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Traveling to Jamaica During COVID

Traveling to Jamaica During COVID

December 15, 2020 | By

After a pause from international travel due to COVID restrictions, I felt it was time (for me personally) to get back to visiting destinations to update my knowledge of the hotels, transfers, tours, and new procedures.  The pre-departure process is no longer just making sure your passport is valid.  Travelers …

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10 Luxury Southeast Resorts for Your Domestic Getaway

10 Luxury Southeast Resorts for Your Domestic Getaway

May 21, 2020 | By

As stay at home orders start to lift, the desire for a change of scenery is on American’s minds. With many unknowns in our future, it is comforting to look to travel options that are stateside for our first post-isolation travel.  Traveling within the U.S. does not mean you have …

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Traveling to The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Traveling to The United Arab Emirates (UAE)

March 20, 2020 | By

The UAE is a destination that luxury travelers from around the world have been visiting for many years.  While not as popular with American tourists I found the region to be fascinating and worthy of adding to your wander list. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a Middle Eastern country …

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The Caribbean’s Premiere Address

The Caribbean’s Premiere Address

February 14, 2020 | By

Sandy Lane is no ordinary Caribbean hotel. This exclusive resort sits on a gorgeous white sand beach on the west coast of Barbados and is one of the most luxurious properties I have visited in the entire Caribbean. With 113 oversized rooms and suites as well as a stunning 5 …

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Turks and Caicos – I Wish I Could Stay Here Forever

Turks and Caicos – I Wish I Could Stay Here Forever

June 18, 2019 | By

The Turks and Caicos consist of 40 different islands and cays, only 8 of which are inhabited. I recently ventured to Providenciales, the most well-known of the islands and the center of tourism with a wide range of hotels, restaurants and attractions. Flying to the Providenciales airport (PLS) is easily …

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Island Time – Bermuda

Island Time – Bermuda

April 24, 2019 | By

  Just over 900 miles north of the Bahamas and 650 miles east of North Carolina the British overseas territory of Bermuda is an island of bright colored homes, brilliant blue waters, world-class dining, tasty libations and year-round activities. The topography of the 21-mile island is not conducive for much production. …

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The Finest Golfing in Mexico

The Finest Golfing in Mexico

January 17, 2019 | By

The two Jack Nicklaus signature courses on the peninsula of Punta Mita provide an unforgettable experience and world-class play. At least 12 holes offer extraordinary ocean views and mountains full of lush tropical flora surrounding you.  You can play the “Tail of the Whale”, the world’s only natural island golf …

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Wellness Retreat in the North Carolina Mountains

Wellness Retreat in the North Carolina Mountains

July 31, 2018 | By

“Nature never hurries, yet everything is accomplished.” This saying really resonated with me. As a travel advisor, I consistently hear people say they are too busy to take a vacation and too busy to take time to care for themselves. The irony in this is that if you are not …

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Soon to be bride + groom = earlymoon

Soon to be bride + groom = earlymoon

May 1, 2018 | By

Planning for a wedding is a busy time for couples. As a travel advisor I love arranging the couple’s honeymoon. This is the time for just the two of them to relax and reminisce on the day they shared with family and friends. With all the stress involved in the …

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