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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Exploring the English Countryside

A highlight for many of my client's is a visit to England’s timeless countryside and the pretty villages of the Cotswold Hills. A wonderful base while touring the Cotswolds is in the spectacular town of Broadway where there are several options that we love for our clients including the Lygon Arms, the Dormy House and …

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Paris – City of Light (& tres chic hotels!)

My clients always ask me what my favorite neighborhood in Paris is and where do I suggest they stay. That is like asking someone about their favorite child, which is impossible to choose. All Parisian neighborhoods offer something wonderful and it all depends on what one is seeking. The first question is RIGHT BANK (Rive …

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Manhattan: Midtown to Soho with Fabulous Firmdale Hotels

Like many of the world's great cities, the vibe changes from neighborhood to neighborhood. To really get a sense of a place, staying in a new part of town on each visit, in my opinion is essential. I visited New York twice over the past month and while I stayed in completely different neighborhoods, both …

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Macedonia: Bulgaria and Greece

Macedonia today is a geographic and historical region that today includes parts of six Balkan countries including Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and North Macedonia. I had the pleasure of traveling with Relais & Chateaux to Bulgari and Greece to two spectacular properties in areas still untouched by mass tourism. This trip was a perfect …

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Greece the Glorious: Santorini, Mykonos, Crete & Athens

As a travel advisor it is so fun to have a pulse on what is hot, and over the past year and a half, Greece is one of my most requested destinations in Europe. It checks so many boxes - history, food and wine, natural beauty, relaxation, island-hopping, friendliness, active adventures, boating, sun and fun! …

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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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