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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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Destination Review: The Amazon in Peru

Destination Review: The Amazon in Peru

June 6, 2017 | By

On my recent trip to Peru our last stop was the Amazon after experiencing Lima and Machu Picchu. We took a flight to Iquitos, a bus ride to Nauta and a boat ride up the Amazon in the dark where we finally arrived to board the Delfin III at 11pm. …

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Luxury Hotel Review: Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

Luxury Hotel Review: Breathless Cabo San Lucas Resort & Spa

May 30, 2017 | By

I just returned from a familiarization trip to Los Cabos, Mexico, sponsored by Delta Vacations. First, we need to clarify the use of the term Los Cabos.  The two cities at the tip of the Baja peninsula are San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. The translation of Cabo …

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Destination Review: Machu Picchu Travel Tips

Destination Review: Machu Picchu Travel Tips

May 26, 2017 | By

I recently returned from a trip to Peru, where I was able to visit the iconic Machu Picchu.  It was nothing short of fabulous. It really does live up to expectations. The train ride getting there is a blast, but you have to choose the right train. The train we took …

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Destination Review: Peru Travel Tips

Destination Review: Peru Travel Tips

May 17, 2017 | By

Having just returned from an amazing trip to Peru, I am excited to share what I learned and some travel tips! We started our trip in Lima at the Larco Museum, housing an impressive 45,000 pieces of pottery. We experienced our first of many Pisco Sours (I have a great …

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