Independent, design-forward accommodations shape travel experiences by providing a strong sense of place, personalized service, and meaningful connections with the local community. Whether getting away for a weekend or embarking on a bucket list journey, unique hotels enhance experiences and will make you feel like you’ve arrived at the home of a long lost (and very interesting) friend.Read More
A short trip east of the beaches of Cancun and miles from cosmopolitan Mexico City, the quieter Yucatan state is easy to overlook. But on a recent visit, I learned that for sophisticated travelers seeking to explore and to be inspired, the state of Yucatan is a playground for discovery.Read More
Every year in August, the world’s top luxury travel agents and leading hoteliers, destination experts, and cruise lines convene in Las Vegas for a week of networking, education, and meetings.
The first in a series highlighting top experiences and exciting new destinations, I break down my favorite family finds for you.Read More
What began as the private hideaway of a glamorous American socialite and handsome British aviator soon became the destination of choice for the summer jet set. Over fifty years later, the hotel still feels like the private club of your most fashionable friend. Find out why Hotel Il Pellicano is proof that some things get better with age.Read More
With Hawke’s Bay to the northeast and Marlborough to the southwest, it can be easy to overlook Wairarapa. But those who make the trip to the quaint and unassuming region are rewarded with world class wine, unique adventures, and a laid back experience like no other.Read More
The ultimate luxury vacation used to be a trip to a five star resort on the beach. While there are certainly occasions for toes in the sand, these days discerning travelers are eager to spend their vacation days off the beaten track. We check in to the Resort at Paws Up.Read More