Jungle Lodges and Resorts: The Top 7 in India

I write a lot about luxury, as it is definitely my most preferred way to travel. But I do have to admit that what is luxury to one person may not be luxurious to another, as luxury is different depending on who you ask. Also, luxury varies depending on what country you are in. One country's luxury does not equal a different country, but that

2018-08-18T14:51:57+00:00

What is it really like to be on a Crystal Cruise?

 There is no doubt that if you are looking to be wined and dined on your next vacation, then Crystal Cruises is the company you are looking for. This exclusive cruise company makes you feel as if you are staying in a luxury hotel, only it floats on majestic waterways! At least the Grand Europe Crystal Mahler ship does, it floats along the shores of

2018-08-10T09:02:29+00:00

Ruidoso New Mexico: An Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Adventure

Ruidoso New Mexico is a great escape for an outdoor adventure-filled vacation that not that many people know about outside of the state of New Mexico (I call this “unique and off-the-beaten-path”). This makes it more pristine and less crowded, so for me, that makes it an even more desirable place to visit! Discovering it tucked away in the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico will

2018-07-28T23:37:28+00:00

Dude Ranch Colorado: What is a Dude Ranch Anyway?

Dude Ranch Colorado: As a little kid, did you ever dream of growing up to be a cowboy or cowgirl in Colorado? For most, this dream gets put on the back burner and other dreams get pursued. But now you can actually fulfill this dream and see what it feels to be a real cowboy or cowgirl for a week! How will you do that?

2018-08-18T14:33:16+00:00

Journeys Canada: Canadian Rockies Train

The Rocky Mountaineer is a luxurious way to visit Canada with all of its impeccable beauty. So forget about jam-packing your SUV for a long Canadian road trip and let the Rocky Mountaineer train take the wheel, literally. The Rocky Mountaineer gives travelers the opportunity to travel to “forbidden” places that are inaccessible by car. Although the below-freezing temperatures of the winter season can diminish

2018-07-26T04:57:21+00:00

Most Underrated Japanese Cherry Blossom Spots

It's no secret that the cherry blossom season is the best time to visit Japan. Known in the Japanese language as Sakura, these pink-and-white flowers burst open between March and May of every year, with a specific date that depends as much upon where you are in the archipelago as it does the relative warmth of the winter. Japanese people love cherry blossoms (sakura) so

2018-08-16T12:02:20+00:00

Balloon Flight Over Trakai Island Castle in Lithuania

There is something special about Lithuania, one of the old Soviet Union countries. If you haven't been here yet, you really should put it on your bucket list. Not too far from the capital city of Vilnius is a lake resort and historic town built on water known as Trakai. It is one of the most impressive cities outside of Vilnius. This town is surrounded

2018-08-13T10:44:07+00:00

A Trip to the Grocery Stores in Mexico

One of our favorite family vacations is to travel and stay at a house or condo in the area where we want to explore. We recently took a family trip to the Sea of Cortez in Mexico to celebrate my son's college graduation. Not only did we pack a few things that are hard to find in Mexican stores, we also found a few "new

2018-07-26T09:36:33+00:00

Riga Sightseeing – A Baltic Capital Not To Miss!

As I continue my series of articles about the Baltic Capitals, the next one I am writing about is Riga, Latvia. You have probably never even considered Latvia as a destination to visit, as I hadn't either. Despite how many times I've been to Europe, I had never really considered visiting the Baltic regions – Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. I had heard of these countries

2018-08-13T10:41:17+00:00

Unplug in Nature – Outdoor Adventures in Colorado Spring

Have you ever thought about taking an outdoor adventures trip to Colorado Springs to unplug? Sometimes I think as a society we are so plugged in (24/7) that we often forget that we need to recharge our lives. With everything from nonstop social media and cell phone texts to 24-hour news, video games, and a constant stream of information coming our way, I think people

2018-06-30T09:48:32+00:00

Puerto Vallarta Beaches: The Best Ones in Mexico

Puerto Vallarta beaches are among the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico. This coastal city used to be a small fishing village and was transformed into a popular beach holiday destination in the 1960's when popular Hollywood celebrities such as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton came for a visit. Today, the beaches in Puerto Vallarta are dotted with world-class hotels and resorts, although what attracts

2018-07-15T11:01:28+00:00

Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Resorts: The 7 Best Ones!

Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Resorts are THE place to be this year. Mexico is easy to get to and they have laid out the red carpet for your visit. In fact, your vacations begin from the moment you step foot off the airplane or the cruise ship that brings you here. You will soon notice the mesmerizing cobblestone streets lined with cafes, shopping, and boutique

2018-08-01T02:40:27+00:00

Casas en Puerto Vallarta: A Romantic Luxury Boutique Hotel

Along the Pacific Ocean, the resort city of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico invites you to stay at its luxurious Casas en Puerto Vallarta: the boutique Casa Velas. This typically warm weather resort city entices adults to skip out on their usual work day and spend some time under the fiery Mexican sun! Guests of what the Mexicans call "Casas en Puerto Vallarta" are given a special

2018-08-04T08:17:28+00:00

What to do in Positano: “Positano bites deep.”

What to do in Positano: "Positano bites Deep!"   Positano is a gorgeous slice of Heaven, ok, I mean "beach town" in Italy along the Amalfi Coast. It is famous for its colorful buildings, excellent restaurants, and perfect location for honeymooners, and really anyone who wants to enjoy the Italian sun! With its winding roads that lead down to the sea, there are plenty of

2018-08-15T10:26:38+00:00

Positano Beach, Italy: Bellisimo! This Place is Gorgeous!

Positano Beach: There is so much to say about the beloved Positano Beach, and yet nothing you can say that will give you the true essence to explain what Positano is all about. It speaks for itself, without superfluous words. It is so stunning that it makes you hunger for more. I can say that I absolutely loved the amazing drive we took down the

2018-08-01T02:53:13+00:00

Mykonos Beaches: My Dreams of Bohemian Luxury

So you are going to Mykonos? Mykonos is loaded with great beaches (and churches) and in my humble opinion, they have some of the best beaches in all of the Mediterranean. Mykonos beaches are a paradise whether you’re looking for swimming, sunbathing, beach parties, or any type of water sports. You can visit the Mykonos beaches throughout the day by renting a car/moto (like I did), by

2018-08-02T12:01:00+00:00

From Rome to Positano by Car: Amalfi Coast

I'd say the Amalfi Coast is right on up there with the top 10 places to see before you die! You have got to go and experience it for yourself. Take your spouse on a romantic getaway. Fly into Rome, rent a car, and drive from Rome to Positano by car. See it for yourself, at your own pace and leisure. That's what we did

2018-07-16T05:21:02+00:00

Jamaican Drinks You’ll Love and Shouldn’t Miss!

Since I had a chance to lure you guys in with my Jamaican desserts and pastries article, I guess by now I should let you in on a little secret about Jamaican Drinks. And that is that they are proud produces of some of the most amazing and tastiest drinks in the world. In fact, you know how famous Peru is for their coffee, but

2018-08-15T19:19:59+00:00

Amsterdam Points of Interest for First Time Visitors

From its world-class art museums to its floating flower markets, the city of Amsterdam is reinventing itself from its hedonistic side to now focusing on its rich artistic heritage. Culturally, it’s one of Europe’s most diverse and eclectic destinations. I put together this list of Amsterdam points of interest for first-time visitors so that you will not miss a single thing.  You can peddle your

2018-08-09T13:18:25+00:00

Jamaican Desserts and Pastries You Must Try

Getting to know Jamaica's exact location will help you discover why its offerings of deliciousness are so diverse. The tropical country of Jamaica is located in the West Indies of the Caribbean Sea, directly underneath Cuba and to the right of Mexico and to the left of Haiti. This country has been inviting guests from around the world to try its flavors, as well as

2018-07-15T11:03:02+00:00

Best Things To Do In Savannah GA – A Travel Guide

Get yourself into that Southern mood, the sweet sickness that is Savannah's lure. I call it le mal doux, which is French for "the sweet sickness". How?  You ask? Try reading (or see the movie) Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil before you take on the task of visiting Savannah attractions and finding things to do in Savannah, GA. This surely will put you in

2018-08-17T12:53:23+00:00

Things to do in Santorini – A Visit to the Greek Isles is in Order!

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in Greece that literally has everything I want in an island – hidden and blue domed churches, stunning sunsets, volcanoes rising out of the Aegean Sea, cave houses you can stay in, and whitewashed stone buildings that dot the landscape. I especially loved my time spent on a yacht going around the island and seeing its colorful beaches -

2018-08-06T06:27:08+00:00

Top 7 Places For Wildlife in Costa Rica National Parks

Costa Rica is one of those countries that has it all, everything from beaches and volcanoes, to jungles and national parks rich wildlife. Places like the coastal area of Tamarindo are packed full of beach bars and tour guides ready to take you zip-lining and quad-biking. Meanwhile, tranquil towns like Puerto Viejo, on the border with Panama, are perfect for laying around on the beach

2018-04-30T22:55:04+00:00

Krakow Salt Mine Tour: An Easy Day Trip

I believe that Krakow is the #1 most underrated city in Europe so I won't go into the details of the lavender growing along the old city walls or the shapes of the trees that blow in the wind or even the cobblestone central square, but I do want to tell you about this unusual place found deep within its crevices: the Krakow Salt Mine. The Krakow Salt Mine

2018-07-26T04:43:24+00:00

A Trip To Jamaica: Take the Break You Deserve!

A trip to Jamaica certainly brings plenty of adventures, sunshine and turquoise waters, as well as some of the most delicious food you have ever tried.  From its “ya, mon” vibe to its familiar reggae music playing in the background of most of the places you visit, the beat of these Jamaican folk tunes will surely get stuck in your head. Soon enough, you will

2018-05-01T14:01:41+00:00

French Wine Regions: A Toast to the Champagne Houses of France

  A Toast to the Champagne Houses of France (Image by Points and Travel) French Wine Regions: Champagne Region of France There are 10 major French wine regions in France, as for hundreds of years, France has lead the way for being the world's greatest producer of wines. The ten main regions are Alsace, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Champagne, Côtes du Rhone, Languedoc, Loire Valley, Médoc, and Provence. Today, however,

2018-07-14T09:30:37+00:00

Dominican Republic Foods (and a Dominican Republic Restaurant I Love!)

Many people know the Dominican Republic for its luxury resorts and beautiful beaches and hotels, such as the gorgeous Casas del XVI in Santo Domingo. But there is so much more to the Dominican Republic than just its oceans and architectural beauty. In fact, the Dominicans have a rich European history that is a deep mix of both African and the native Taíno influences. Sure it has beautiful landscapes such as rainforests and

2018-04-22T11:33:04+00:00

Hotel Cesenatico: Luxury Along the Adriatic Sea

If you have not had a chance to visit the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, then have I got a treat for you! It's called Cesenatico and I had a chance to stay at gorgeous Hotel Cesenatico. Cesenatico is a port city located on the Adriatic coast of Italy. It is in the province of Forlì-Cesena, which is in the region of Emilia-Romagna, south of Ravenna. I

2018-04-18T15:49:50+00:00

Spend Time In Bali – 10 Things To Do

The words that come to my mind when thinking of my time spent in Bali are tropical, paradise, and exotic. In fact, Bali is the perfect place to experience Indonesian culture, luxury accommodations, exotic foods, gorgeous beaches, and wellness at local spas. Bali changed me and left me yearning for more on my last quick visit there. I believe Bali has the ability to change you

2018-08-16T21:12:05+00:00

Pink Jeep Tours Sedona (Going Off Road)

Pink Jeep Wrangler What better way to see Cathedral Rock and explore the red rocks of Sedona than to take a ride on the famous Pink Jeep Tours Sedona? Pink Jeep Tours is a tour operator in the American Southwest that offers off-road excursions in the red rocks and beyond. They have been around since 1960, so you can rest assured you will have an

2018-04-14T09:04:52+00:00

Island Bliss: Diving in Fiji on Castaway Island

Nestled into the Northwest corner of the Fijian archipelago, as part of the Mamanuca Islands, is Castaway Island - known to the locals as Qualito Island. Contrary to popular belief it's not where the Tom Hanks movie Castaway was filmed, but it is pretty close. The movie was actually filmed on neighboring Modriki Island. We spent a couple of nights at the Castaway Island Resort and got

2018-08-17T08:01:50+00:00

Spend Some Time in Chile: Why Chile Should Be In Your Future

Chile is one of the most unique countries in the world because of its shape and topography. Its long thin shape leads to many attributes that are not seen in most places of the world, including a diverse climate, from deserts in the northern region to glaciers in the south. Apart from the mainland, Chile also claims a few outlying islands including Easter Island and

2018-04-05T13:50:26+00:00

Hidden Gems in Rome Revealed!

With a history that spans for centuries, Rome is a city that takes a lifetime to discover. No matter how many times I go to Rome, I always find something new. It seems to contain an infinite number of secrets and sights to behold. While many are well-known and are on the top of travelers’ bucket lists, this capital city has its share of secret places

2018-08-15T10:27:54+00:00

Santa Fe Weather Is Perfect: You Should Come For A Visit!

Located about an hours drive away from Albuquerque, Santa Fe is a truly striking city. Perched beautifully on top of the blue mountains of New Mexico, there's no denying that Santa Fe is one of those cities that has a magical and timeless appeal. This high desert town with its combination of mountains, rock formations, and canyon roads make this a unique place to visit due

2018-08-17T15:53:35+00:00

Mexico Adventure Parks: Xel Ha vs. Xcaret, Which One is Right For You?

Vacationing in the splendid Riviera Maya in Mexico can be a dream come true for many people. Tourists and natives of Riviera Maya can soak up the sun, go swimming, scuba diving, and be snorkeling along the stunning blue waters of the area. There are also some amazing cenotoes (limestone underwater caves or caverns) to explore such as Kukulcan (typically a private dive) and also cenotes

2018-04-05T23:19:15+00:00
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