Ireland: A Breath of Fresh Air!

  Ireland is a spectacular country that begs to be re-visited again and again. In recent years it has been off-the charts popular for many reasons, but I am convinced that what makes people really embrace the country is that the Irish are unabashedly friendly, welcoming and gregarious! No-one forgets to greet you with sincerity. …

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London, Always Calling! A Family Adventure.

London has two dozen FABULOUS hotels and they are all completely unique. I always try to stay some place different than my last visit so I can determine which hotels best suit each client. We started at the classic Dorchester built in 1931 overlooking Hyde Park in Mayfair. What an exceptionally comfortable hotel with beautifully …

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A Week in Provence – Villa Life in the South of France

Resort to Laura Madrid has the pleasure of finding the most wonderful villas, chalets, chateaus and even flats and apartments in the world's most desirable holiday locations. This past summer, we joined two of our favorite families for a week of fun in a lovely Villa in the St. Remy de Provence.  The below pictures …

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America the Beautiful: Exploring our National Parks

This trip it was time to take in some of our national treasures and see the way America may have looked in the beginning. We started with a Ranch Holiday in Big Sky Country, enjoying tremendous activities from fishing, shooting, horseback riding, hiking, mountain cycling, and archery on an Idyllic western ranch called The Ranch at …

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Magical Mukul Resort in NICARAGUA

One of my favorite things to do is to arrive to a magical place under the dark of night, not quite sure where you are going but most especially what you will see in the morning when you open your eyes! (I arrived years ago into the Maldives at 2 am after 24 hours of traveling …

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New Orleans – Laizzes les bon temps Rouler!

New Orleans is truly all about letting the good times roll, and roll, and roll! If you have not been back in a while, now may be the time as there is no place quite like it. Even if you decide to avoid the grit of Bourbon Street, the French quarter has so many streets …

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Clayoquot Wildnerness Retreat

REMOTE? REFINED? REMARKABLE? Without a doubt! That is the tag line for luxury outpost located on the wild Pacific Ocean near Tofino on Vancouver Island. Only accessible by sea-plane, Clayoquot is a stunning retreat with 20 tented accommodations, spectacular cuisine and wines, and a very unique, personalized way of delivering exactly what you want, when …

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East Africa: Safari and Warriors

“There was Never Another Time Like that First Time in Africa” – The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Ernest Hemingway, 1936 Day 1: Arrive into Nairobi.  First impression: Kenyans must be the loveliest people in the world.  Even those who have nothing give smiles that melt your heart – smiles that can’t be expressed in words, smiles …

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