New York – DOWNTOWN – Four Seasons Preferred Partner Leadership Forum

One of the things that insures you are exceptionally well cared for when you travel, is my relationship with the top hoteliers around the globe. My agency is affiliated with the very best luxury hotels in the world, including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts which is near and dear to my heart. Yes, the product …

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Tuscany: Sun-Soaked Amore!

Tuscany is one of the most sought after holiday destinations in Europe and a place that I and many of my clients eagerly return to time and again. From world heritage hill towns such as Pienza and San Gimignano, to highly regarded wine-estates like Chianti to Montalcino to Montepulciano, to seaside villages from Grosetto to …

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UnBELIZEable…Reef Time!

Belize can be a jungle and reef adventure, and my trip was a 9 day extravaganza of both. I have divided my blog recaps between Jungle - click here - and reef...read on below. If doing just the beach, Belize can be a long, lazy weekend jaunt. The Belize Barrier Reef is a 300 kilometers …

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You Better Belize It! …Jungle Love

Belize is a gem in the rough! Talk about a country that has so much to offer but is so under-discovered. My family and I cave-tubed, zip-lined, puddle-jumped, road-transferred, kayaked, hiked, horse-backed, golf-carted, biked, jogged, paddle-boarded, motor-boated, parasailed, snorkeled, and hamocked our way from the jungle to the Caribbean. Belize borders Guatemala and Mexico, and …

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Lake Austin Spa – A Wellness Retreat or a City Stay on the Lake?

Welcome to Lake Austin Spa. Just 40 rooms and 30 minutes outside of downtown Austin. Relaxed, comfortable, beautiful. What I loved about retreating at Lake Austin was that I could actually take the resort boat into Austin for dinner if I wanted - and I did for a spectacular dinner at the Eberly! But if …

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CHICAGO – Christmas in the Windy City

Chicago is a fabulous city. Some say it has replaced New York as America's most food forward city! There is a thriving restaurant and bar scene, shopping is fantastic, you can see Hamilton at a fraction of the cost of seeing it on Broadway, the architecture is gorgeous, and there is no shortage of spectacular …

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Napa & Sonoma: Stronger than Ever!

Did you know that the United States is the world's 4th largest wine producer? California is the heartbeat of US production with wines competing among the world's best! This visit took me back to the North Coast to see what was happening following the horrific fires of fall 2017.  I can say that Napa and …

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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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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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