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Luxury in Playa del Carmen – The Fives

Luxury in Playa del Carmen – The Fives

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is a welcome escape from the day-to-day. Its Caribbean coastline offers gorgeous white sand beaches, turquoise waters, incredible archeological sites and fantastic cuisine. It is easy to get to, but hard to leave! In August I visited the region...

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Safe Travel in Mexico – Right Now!

Safe Travel in Mexico – Right Now!

What is it like to travel to Mexico during "COVID Times?" I’ve received this question so many times over the past couple of months that I needed to investigate it myself. I took advantage of an invitation from Palace Resorts to get an insider view of what their...

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Crested Butte and Aspen Adventure

Crested Butte and Aspen Adventure

Getting from Denver into Colorado’s high country is easy and quick, and travelers have a huge array of destination options. My most recent adventure in the mountains was a visit to Aspen and Crested Butte – and the travel in between the two was human powered! I...

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My Favorite Activities on Hilton Head Island

My Favorite Activities on Hilton Head Island

As more people are ready to venture out on trips after months of staying at home, road trips and destinations that are a short airplane ride away are in demand. I recently visited Hilton Head Island in South Carolina. The destination has been chosen “#1 Island in the...

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Escape to the Mountains

Escape to the Mountains

If you're itching to escape the house but not ready for border crossings, how about an escape to the mountains? I just had a 'girlfriend getaway' in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado and it was exactly the fun and restorative weekend I needed! With the wilderness...

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Flying During the ‘New Normal’

Flying During the ‘New Normal’

I recently flew to Hilton Head for a week long vacation and wanted to share my observations and tips on flying during this 'new normal.' When planning your trip, choose flights that depart early in the morning. The airport is quieter and security is a breeze. When...

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Why Vacation in Bali?

Why Vacation in Bali?

Bali is known for its white-sand beaches, volcanic mountains, terraced rice fields, and delicious local cuisine. With its relaxing and tranquil way of life, Bali offers visitors the chance to get closer to nature. Here are a few things you shouldn’t miss on your...

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5 Must See Attractions to Visit on Your Singapore Vacation

5 Must See Attractions to Visit on Your Singapore Vacation

If you have seen the movie Crazy Rich Asians, you probably noticed that the movie highlights some pretty amazing spots in Singapore.   Singapore is known for its high-end shopping, luxury hotel, and fine dining, but there are also some fantastic family-friendly...

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Experience the culture and romance of Florence, Italy

Experience the culture and romance of Florence, Italy

Florence is one of those cities that I find myself awe-struck! The history, the art, the restaurants, the Ponte Vecchio, and the Statue of David all make Florence so romantic and fascinating. In the middle of my cycle trip thru the Dolomites and Tuscany, we stopped in Florence for a day to explore. I must say, a day in Florence was awesome, but it would be easy to spend a week or more exploring!

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Star Clippers Cruises: Thailand

Star Clippers Cruises: Thailand

On a Star Clippers cruise, you will enjoy the luxuries and amenities of a luxury cruise liner while setting sail on an authentic majestic tall ship. Star Clippers cruises an exciting way to discover out-of-the-way ports and private beaches. As an alternative to...

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Sailing the British Virgin Islands

Sailing the British Virgin Islands

A couple of years ago, I was fortunate to enjoy an 8-day sailing trip to the British Virgin Islands! The BVI are known as one of the world's greatest sailing destinations, and charter sailboats are a very popular way to visit less accessible islands. First off, let me...

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