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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Nashville: A Rip Roaring Good Time

Nashville, lovingly referred to as "Nashvegas" or "Smashville," is an astonishingly fun cit to visit!  The energy, music, drinking, and good times are evident the moment you pull into town. There is a hotel shortage and a massive hotel building boom going on right now to try and meet the demand of this fast-growing city. …

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Crystal Mozart: Cruising the Danube River

Crystal has been wowing ocean cruisers for years, but now with the launch of the Crystal Mozart on the Danube River, they are setting a new standard for service on the riverways! The Crystal Mozart was stripped to the steel and completely rebuilt before debuting as Crystal's first river vessel. It is the widest ship …

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New Zealand – Luxury Lodges, Food, Wine, & Adventure

New Zealand has long been on my must do list! Each year, I send many clients to the North and South islands to explore beaches and mountains, quirky towns, the ancient Maori culture, breathtaking golf courses, and to experience dart boating, bungee jumping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, glacier climbs, heli-rides, and skiing. There are countless incredible, cozy …

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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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Venice in the Spring!

We started our journey by flying into Venice for the night. Winter and spring are always my favorite times to visit Venice, when the city is visible and not overrun with tourists. It's when the Venetians are there and it feels more authentic and beautiful! Since we have been to Venice many times, we decided to …

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The Italian Dolomites: Hut-to-Hut Ski Safari

The Dolomites - These UNESCO World Heritage mountains may be the most beautiful in Europe! Located in Northeastern Italy at the Austrian border where "guten morgen" works as well as "buongiorno," the gorgeous limestone peaks of the Dolomites wind through four ski resorts, seven centuries-old villages, and four mountain passes! As is typical with European skiing, …

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Berlin: Germany’s Hip Capital City full of History, Music, Art, & Nightlife!

Berlin is a fascinating city and one of Europe’s most exciting capitals! My last visit was the year the wall came down so returning after so many years was a thrill.  Berlin is an exhilarating city for history, but it is also a creative hub for artists and musicians.   The art scene, museums, and night …

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Cabo – Sophisticated and Luxurious, if you know where to go!

Cabo is such a perfect beach holiday destination. While arriving by car would be a grueling 25 hour drive from San Diego down to the tip of the Baja Peninsula, arriving by plane from much of the continental USA is a breeze and the remote location pays off quickly! Cabo is most simply defined as the …

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