Fabulous Croatia

Fabulous Croatia: My Recent Trip to the Istria Region The country has experienced an increase in popularity lately, mostly because it is the location where the popular Game of Thrones series is filmed. While Split and Dubrovnik have gotten most of the spotlight of late and they are both worth putting on your itinerary if […]

Visiting The Gates: Simple Luxury at its Finest

I was recently invited to visit some friends in Miami Beach and to check out some of their newest and most luxurious properties. The Gates are known for their attention to detail and for being close to all the action. Staying at the Gates Hotel South Beach, where I had a few days to relax […]

Marco Island

Family Travel to Marco Island & Naples I just spent a week on the west coast of Florida, with my sister, brother-in-law and 15 year-old niece. It was kind of a special trip, it was my sister’s 25th Anniversary, these days that’s quite an accomplishment. While staying at JW Marriott Marco Island, we did everything you could […]

Earning my Diving Certificate in Bonaire

29 MAY, 2017 Bonaire Diving Foodie I’ve always wanted to truly experience the Caribbean—by taking a dive under the water. I’ve been snorkeling many times in various locations around the world, but it was not until this opportunity arose when I was in Bonaire that I was able to take my exploration of the world […]

Key West

Seeing how I grew up in South Florida, I spent many weekends down in the Keys, but I haven’t been in a long time. On this trip I tested out a Lexus IS 200t and drove down to Key West. Down there I did something that I’ve never done, took a helicopter ride… I will let […]

Should you opt for an AirBnb if you preferred hotel isn’t available?

17 AirBnb Rentals Vacation Reward points just aren’t going to be available this time since you’re going to a destination with bed & breakfast inns or accommodations with amenities that don’t suit you. What next? Now that you’ve determined the type of traveler you are, you need to consider the next option, AirBnB.com. First, it’s […]

Visiting Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand might be my favorite place on earth. It’s an elephant sanctuary, and anyone who knows me, knows that elephants are my favorite animal, and that only intensified living in Thailand for 11 years. The sanctuary exists because elephants are still mistreated in Thailand, forced to perform in shows […]

How to find local culture in any city, big or small

12 APRIL, 2017 Local Culture Vacation Regardless of the number in your travel party, you can find opportunities for local culture on vacation. Culture is often a broadly used term, and depending on who you ask, it has varied meanings. Regardless, we’ll take the traditional definition of culture when we consider those social studies classes […]

Lion Country Safari Florida

Whenever I’m in South Florida and I have a few free days, I try to get to Lion Country Safari. As much as I love being surrounded by animals, its one of my favorite places on earth. Here are some pictures of my last couple visits.

5 Under the Radar Luxury Travel Destinations

We all know the top luxury destinations: places like London and Paris have been on must-see lists for decades. However, there are a few spots that most travelers who like the fine things don’t know about. When you are planning to get away from the big city or crowds of tourists, you should pull out […]