Exploring the Yucatan Peninsula: Glorious Haciendas & Mayan Culture

Traveling to the Yucatan peninsula is such a short journey but feels like a million miles away! Flights into Merida are currently non-stop from Houston, Miami, and Mexico City. I enjoyed an unplanned stopover in one of my favorite food cities in the world: Mexico City. I took advantage of this quick stop to check into …

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Cuba Libre: A Magnificent Island on the Verge of Transformation

Cuba is on the verge of massive and irreversible transformation. It is a magnificent country to which Americans can currently travel to legally under 12 special categories including People-to-People. Resort to Laura Madrid can arrange private touring for Cuba or assist you in selecting the right scheduled escorted group tour. There are not nearly the number of accommodations nor infrastructure to keep up with current demand. Cuba is best planned 6 months in advance to insure best possible accommodations, guides and experiences. Remaining extremely flexible planning for and while in Cuba is critical to your pure enjoyment!

Southern Italy: Puglia and Basilicata

What a glorious region of Italy to discover! For those who have been to Italy multiple times and would like to get off the beaten path, the heel of Italy awaits! First stop was to Puglia, on the Southern Adriatic coast. This is a magical and authentic destination full of Italians and Europeans enjoying the beaches …

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Loving the Lowcountry in South Carolina!

Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton South Carolina Montage Palmetto Bluff has always been one of my favorite resorts in the country with its prized location on 22,000 acres on the May River. When I last visited the property, it was under the management of the fabulous Auberge Hotels and Resorts and was called the Inn at Palmetto …

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