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Eating My Way Through Unico 20°N 87°W in Riviera Maya

No matter where my adventures take me, food tends to become a central part of the trip.  Culinary travel has grown rapidly in popularity in recent years and I’ve jumped wholeheartedly on the bandwagon.       According to venngage.com , 88.2% of people consider food a defining element of choosing where they travel.  And I’m not talking all…

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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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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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Cuba: Now Open for Tours

Cuba is a country I always knew of its existence, but with all of the restrictions on travel, it is one that I really didn’t know much about beyond what you learn in school. It was the forbidden intrigue that led to the quick booking of the first Norwegian Cruise that offered a stop on its itinerary. Without knowing…

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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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