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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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Sultanate of Oman – An Experience Like No Other

Sultanate of Oman – An Experience Like No Other

May 16, 2019 | By

  Arabia conjures images of “Arabian Nights,” Sands of Arabia, Ancient History and the essence of Frankincense. – It was my pleasure to travel to the Sultanate of Oman.  It is a secret region that has lots just waiting to be discovered.  It has not been visited yet by the …

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Luxury Hotel Review – Los Cabos, Mexico

Luxury Hotel Review – Los Cabos, Mexico

May 9, 2019 | By

While it’s always been a sought after destination for my personal travels, Cabo has seen a tremendous expansion within the luxury market in the past 3 years allowing my clientele to experience this destination with a variety of high end options. I took the opportunity to set up site inspections at 11 properties …

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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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