Vacation Travel

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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Winter Weekend Getaway Ideas

Winter Weekend Getaway Ideas

January 13, 2020 | By

Whether you want to escape the cold or embrace it, head to these convenient U.S. spots during snow season. Escape to LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort for a warm winter holiday Beach Scene: Naples, Florida If the winter chill wears on you, retreat to the land of endless summer: South Florida. …

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Nanuku Resort ~ Fiji

Nanuku Resort ~ Fiji

November 18, 2019 | By

When looking for an adult or family luxury, look at Fiji and the glorious resort of Nanuku, an Auberge property. Upon arrival, we were met with drums, a cold towel (very much welcome after our drive from Nadi), a refreshing beverage, as well as a Fijian lei. Though there is …

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My 6 Top New Zealand Activities

My 6 Top New Zealand Activities

October 21, 2019 | By

Traveling to New Zealand was a trip I’ll never forget. I flew out of Chicago to San Francisco, a 4-hour flight, and then on to Auckland, a 12-hour flight. The destination is so worth the flight time. Today Air New Zealand flies the 777-300ER. If you are lucky to travel …

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A Stolen Heart

A Stolen Heart

September 5, 2019 | By

Arriving in the green Kalahari Desert, I could hardly wait to see the nocturnal animals, but especially the meerkats. There is a lot of wildlife spread throughout the 114 hectares of diverse, colorful, and varied landscapes, including lots of red sand. There are several varieties of antelope, as well as …

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Tswalu – Africa

Tswalu – Africa

August 2, 2019 | By

Luxury at its finest can be found here. Set in the green Kalahari Desert in South Africa you will find a unique property called Tswalu. Though it is called the “green” Kalahari, the sand is endless and a deep red, punctuated by the Korannaberg hills. The colors come alive when …

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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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Dorado Beach and Puerto Rico – A Wonderful Place to Create Memories

Dorado Beach and Puerto Rico – A Wonderful Place to Create Memories

May 30, 2019 | By

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is a 115 room boutique hotel nestled within a 1,400 acre tropical sanctuary. This haven is built to accommodate even the most discerning travelers. It’s truly left it’s mark on me and the memories we made, I will forever cherish.  There is so much to share, …

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