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Pure Joy at Sea!

              When I was invited to join an all travel agents and media cruise to experience the Norwegian Joy on its inaugural sailing from Vancouver, BC to LA just 2 days after arriving home from Dubai, I couldn’t say no to the opportunity. The Norwegian Joy, which is the sister ship to Norwegian…

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Top 9 Places You Must Take a Selfie Before You Die

We all dream of capturing the perfect photo on vacation. The one that will make your friends ‘awe’ and your family gasp. 2019 is officially here, which means it’s time to add these incredible and jaw-dropping locations to your selfie bucket list. Chugach State Park, Alaska When hiking in this nearly half-million-acre wilderness, you’d swear you left civilization far…

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Honeymoon and Island Hopping

I am officially a Certified Sandals Specialist! You might be thinking “why is she so excited about shoes, I thought she was all about travel?” Well summer sandals do go with travel, but if you haven’t heard of Sandals All Inclusive resorts, then you’re missing out! Last week I attended a training to become a Sandals Certified Specialist. Look…

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4 Ways to Beat Jet Lag

As much as I love to travel, jet lag – no matter how small or large of a time change – always seems to throw me off. Now as I’m getting older – the struggle is real! For many, the interruption of a regular routine and sleep schedule can really mess with the enjoyment of a trip – especially…

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Cancun Luxury: (Spring) Breaking Stereotypes

Snowboarding, ski slopes and freezing temps is not everyone’s idea of spring break plans, yet that’s the only spring break trip I’ve ever taken way back in my college days. Typically I was always working over break, studying for school or maybe just not invited to those crazy trips that you hear other people talking about.  Now I avoid…

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The Rise of River Cruising

River cruising….isn’t that for grandma and grandpa?  Not anymore.  Americans of all ages are flocking to river cruises in record numbers, making it one of the hottest trends in travel right now. But, why?  These cruises are father to fly to, tend to be more expensive and don’t have as many amenities on board. Why wouldn’t I want to…

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Insider’s Guide to Global Entry

Another $100? Thinking in my head of all of the fees and charges I’ve spent over the years to fly, but then remembering the ones that help create a less stressful and seamless travel experience were always worth a few extra dollars in the grand scheme of the cost of a trip. Even with the amount of travel I…

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Wine Lovers Travel Guide

  Let’s all flashback to 2006, Italy hosts the Winter Olympics and then later that summer defeats France to win the World Cup, Google bought YouTube for $1.65B, and Pluto was downgraded to a dwarf planet. But none of that topped my 2006 it was when my world as we know it changed. Why? Pinot Noir. Yes. Pinot Noir…

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