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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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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Magical Morocco with Relais & Chateaux

MOROCCO is magical!  I visited Marrakesh and the High Atlas mountains with my husband and kids for Spring Break years ago. I had always wanted to return to see the other fascinating cities of Fes, Rabat, and Essaouira.  Morocco is a captivating destination for adventurous and patient travelers - getting around the country to anywhere …

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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!

Croatia & Montenegro: All Along the Adriatic

MONTENEGRO– Wild Beauty (UNESCO: Kotor) It takes a few flight connections to get to some of the wonderful, newly formed countries of the former Yugoslavia along the Adriatic coast, but it most certainly is worth the trip! We started in gorgeous Montenegro where we overcame our jet lag at the sleek and luxurious Regent Porto Montenegro overlooking …

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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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PERU: An Epic Family Adventure

My husband and I hiked the Inca trail over a decade ago, and throughout that experience I dreamed of not IF, but WHEN we would return with our children! I challenge you to float to the end of these images - each experience tops the last! Let me know when I can help craft your …

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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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