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Luxury Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

Luxury Hotel Review: The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

July 19, 2018 | By

The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne was a quick getaway with easy access from most major gateways on the east coast. After touching down in Miami, you’ll have just a short 20 minute drive from the airport and your vacation begins! The staff really takes the time to make sure travelers of …

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Destination Review: Grand Cayman

Destination Review: Grand Cayman

July 17, 2018 | By

I have just returned from yet another visit to beautiful Grand Cayman. This was my ninth trip to the island, and my third time staying at the Westin Grand Cayman. This property just completed a $50 million renovation and the resort looks lovely. The updates to the lobby, pool area, …

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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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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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