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Airline Review: Virgin Atlantic

May 28, 2015 | By

If you’re like me, you’ve found that the start and end to your vacation really set the overall tone, and boy was I flying high on my recent trip to London. Literally. I was traveling with a few other Andavo travel advisors, and our friend Marcos Gomez from Virgin Atlantic …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

May 26, 2015 | By

During my recent trip to London with a few other Andavo travel advisors, I was able to stay at the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel at Park Lane. Upon arrival, we were welcomed by the friendly and attentive staff into their cozy lobby. The fireplace was roaring and kept London’s spring …

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Destination Spotlight: Madrid, Spain

May 24, 2015 | By

This time my travels took me to Madrid, Spain for a week. I spent six nights at The Westin Palace, a hotel commissioned by the king of Spain in 1912. The location of the hotel was perfect, close to Retiro Park, the Prado Museum and Puerta del Sol, so was …

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Adventure Cruising With Un-Cruise Adventures

May 22, 2015 | By

Ever since I first heard about Un-Cruise Adventures, (one of my esteemed Virtuoso suppliers) I knew it was something that I had to experience. It became front and center on my bucket list for active adventure cruising.  As a wellness travel advisor and because I am a bona fide travel info junky, I immediately enrolled in the coursework to become an Un-Cruise Adventures Certified …

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The Dorchester Collection Hotels in London

May 21, 2015 | By

I was definitely excited to join Andavo’s recent educational trip to London – it had been ages since I’d been and I very much looked forward to getting reacquainted with the city. While our three days were packed, we had just a bit of daylight in which to fit some …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

May 7, 2015 | By

I just got back from a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire in England. This is the most amazing hotel, a lovely country manor with all the amenities that you expect from Four Seasons! It is a perfect place to begin or end your trip to Great Britain or …

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Beach Vacation Goers: Instagram Giveaway

April 16, 2015 | By

Here we are in mid-April.  At about this time of the year, I start realllllly looking forward to my summer vacay.  Who’s with me?  Anyone nodding their head should visit our Alabama office’s Instagram account and enter to win the Beach Bundle Giveaway! Instagram handle:  @andavotravelalabama Or visit:  https://instagram.com/andavotravelalabama/ You …

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Destination Spotlight: Incredible India

March 30, 2015 | By

I just returned from a trip to India where I visited Delhi, Agra and Jaipur – together referred to as the Golden Triangle. Delhi is the capital city of India and it’s divided into two parts – Old Delhi and New Delhi – and is a mixture of the old …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

March 27, 2015 | By

Last month, I had the chance to stay at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Lake Tahoe over a weekend. This is the most beautiful resort in the Sierras, in my opinion. Despite its name, it is not located in Lake Tahoe, and doesn’t even offer a glimpse of the lake. It …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

March 26, 2015 | By

I recently had the opportunity to stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas.  Since my husband and I are not big gamblers, and were doing a quick getaway without our young children, we wanted somewhere that felt clean, calm, and relaxing.  We chose the perfect property! The Mandarin Oriental …

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