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Luxury Hotel Review: The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Luxury Hotel Review: The Resort at Pedregal in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

March 27, 2018 | By

I lay in the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in and listen to the waves crash outside. I am completely relaxed. My biggest worry when I wake up in the morning is should I go for a plunge in my private pool to watch for whales or …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Baccarat Hotel, New York City

Luxury Hotel Review: Baccarat Hotel, New York City

March 1, 2018 | By

I recently stayed at the beautiful Baccarat Hotel in Manhattan for four nights.  The first two nights were just me, and then my wife joined me over the weekend, so I booked a Classic King and then upgraded to a Grand Classic King. The property opened in March 2015, and …

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Luxury Caribbean Cruise Review: Regent Seven Seas Explorer

Luxury Caribbean Cruise Review: Regent Seven Seas Explorer

February 22, 2018 | By

Last month I had the amazing opportunity to sail with Regent Seven Seas Cruises aboard the Regent Seven Seas Explorer on an 11-day Caribbean cruise. From the moment you step aboard with a welcome glass of champagne to the last morning’s seated breakfast – everything is included. That sounds impossible …

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Winter Travel Advice from a Luxury Travel Advisor

January 16, 2018 | By

The first winter storm of 2018 may have passed, but below normal temperatures and severe weather could cause further travel delays throughout the season. Here are some tips to ease travel concerns during the winter months: Consider Larger Airports If you suspect there may be severe weather threats during your …

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Hermitage Bay – Antigua’s Natural Paradise

Hermitage Bay – Antigua’s Natural Paradise

December 19, 2017 | By

Located in a hidden cove on the southwest coast of Antigua you will find Hermitage Bay. This 5-star truly boutique, adult-only, all-inclusive property only has 30 suites (17 built into the hillside and 13 on the beach). The privacy level and breathtaking views increase (along with the price of the …

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Luxury Resort Review: Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, California

Luxury Resort Review: Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, California

November 28, 2017 | By

I recently returned from a weekend stay at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. We left our three young kids at home and spent the weekend celebrating my husband’s 40th birthday. I cannot recommend this property enough; it was absolutely incredible! The decor of the hotel features the …

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Luxury Resort Review: Family Fun at Nick Punta Cana

Luxury Resort Review: Family Fun at Nick Punta Cana

November 2, 2017 | By

I just returned from a stay with my family at the Nickelodeon Resort in Punta Cana (which is part of the Dominican Republic). As a travel advisor I have visited 6 Karisma properties and have always been impressed with their ability to have a high standard of quality service, amenities, …

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Endless exploration opportunities on Oahu, Hawaii

July 18, 2017 | By

While visiting Oahu, Hawaii in June with Delta Vacations, I had the opportunity to visit numerous hotels along Waikiki Beach and I was reminded what an international destination Hawaii is. And yet, no passports are needed for U.S. citizens — making the perfect vacation that much easier! From our home-base …

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AmaWaterways Danube River Cruise Review

June 20, 2017 | By

I’ve just returned from a wonderful 7-night Danube river cruise on the AmaWaterways AmaCerto ship. This was my third river cruise, second on AmaWaterways, but my first time down the Danube. We started in the charming German city of Vilshofen, a few hours outside of Munich. The ship docks near …

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Luxury Hotels Review: Hotel Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos and Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort

Luxury Hotels Review: Hotel Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos and Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort

June 9, 2017 | By

After returning from Cabo San Lucas I am excited to share my reviews on accommodations. The first is the legendary hotel, Hotel Sandos Finisterra.  To travelers that do not want to stay right on the marina the hotel is just a 10 minute walk.  You get the best of both …

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