A Mid-Atlantic Road Trip: NC, VA, WV, MD

The Summer 2020 travel trend is discovering more, just beyond your backyard, which may be finding the joys in your own state or country. Driving trips are very much in vogue, as gasoline is at an all time low and clients feel more in control of their journey behind the wheel. Resort to Laura Madrid …

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Antigua’s Island Charm & British Sensibility: 3 Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts

Who doesn't love Antigua? It is a fusion of island charm and British sensibility. It is laid- back, yet sophisticated. It is active with genuine sportsmanship. Antigua offers escapism, yet it is easy to reach. One of the best things about the destination is that all of the top resorts are "all-inclusive". That word can …

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The Yucatan – My 50th Birthday Celebration at Hacienda Itzincab Camara

I suppose being on quarantine makes me ponder life a bit more, long for family and friends, and accomplish a whole lot of tasks that have been left on the back burner. Finally, I have been able to write my blog recapping such an epic celebration which I organized to celebrate my 50th birthday with …

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Fabulous Fiji: A Tale of Two Private Islands

Fiji is indeed FABULOUS!! This destination is a top contender when clients are considering an island holiday in Tahiti or the Maldives. Fiji is unique in its remoteness in the South Pacific, its lush green nature and its perpetually smiling people! Bula!! (Hello, in Fijian, a literal translation of "health and life") Fiji is reached …

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Victoria Falls: Zambia & Zimbabwe

Visiting Victoria Falls is a highlight for many traveling on Safari in Southern Africa, not only for the majesty of seeing some of the largest water falls in the world, but also for the adrenaline rush adventures the region offers. Victoria Falls in local language means "The Smoke that Thunders" and its spray can be …

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On Safari with Friends & Family: South Africa and Botswana

Safari Life is like no other experience in the world. It is raw, remote, heavenly, luxurious, mind-blowing, awe-inspiring, emotional, terrifying, hopeful, indulgent, carnal, sensual, simplistic, rugged, moving all in one.   On the other hand safari life can leave you simply speechless and for certain it does change you. What you experience deep in the bush stays with you for a life time, and most often brings you back for more.

Panama – What is Hot in Central America!

Central America is a fabulous destination for activities, food, culture, beaches, history, and nature - Panama has it all and is a hot destination for all of the above, plus a vibrant capital city full of lively restaurants and bars, music and shopping too! My daughter and I started our journey in Panama City with …

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The Inn at Little Washington, Virginia

Staying at the Inn at Little Washington has always been a dream of mine. When my mom's 75th birthday was approaching, I asked her where in the world she would like to go. She thought about it for about 30 seconds and then emphatically suggested, the Inn at Little Washington! I was equally game and …

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Blackberry Mountain: Glamping in your own Private National Park!

Many of my clients have been asking me about the new Blackberry Mountain and I just could not wait to get this recap of my recent stay published while I am still in a Blackberry state of mind!! Beautiful interiors all thoughtfully designed and with views in mind - Blackberry Mountain is inviting year round! …

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THAILAND – A Mother-Son Adventure

We took off on New Year's Eve from Atlanta on Delta/Korean Air's new flagship Airbus 350 and were happy to toast the New Year from the new Delta One Suites which were quite comfortable. The food was tasty and the wine selection was decent - I enjoy long haul flights to Asia because there is …

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