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Where You Need to Stay in Santa Fe

Amidst the red and brown dessert of New Mexico, we find sanctuary at these Santa Fe hotels – immersed in lush green serenity at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort and then surrounded by art, culture, and history at La Fonda on the Plaza.  I touched down in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as a …


A stay at Geneva’s iconic Le Richemond Hotel

“Step off the plane in any direction and you could fall into France.” A friend of mine casually said this to me when I mentioned my upcoming trip. Turns out, he was spot on. Geneva is an eclectic smorgasbord of culture, food and history located in a part of Switzerland …


Luxury, Southern Charm and Horses in Virginia

Set on 340 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Salamander Resort & Spa resides in the heart of Virginia’s famed horse country with every bit the southern charm and luxury one would expect. We were there for the purpose of testing out the new 2017 Kia Cadenza, …

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Adventure Palm Springs

Tell people you’re headed to Palm Springs for a getaway, and you’ll likely conjure up one of several images: golf games, shopping, spas and very hipster music festivals. And while Palm Springs does offer ample opportunities to experience each of these, the truth is that it is this and so …


A Luxurious Lush Escape in the Heart of Malacca, Malaysia

There is a place in Malacca where a babbling brook cuts through leafy trees who offer shade to two story log cabins. This little piece of paradise is home to the 5-star Philea Resort. Pulling up on it’s brick drive, my travel group was deposited at the open air lobby for …

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Upgrade Your Vacation With All Star Vacation Homes

Sometimes, vacations call for something a bit beyond hotel rooms. Whether you’re traveling with your immediate family, celebrating a family reunion, or going on a group vacation, vacation home rentals can be a great alternative to standard vacation lodging, providing a great central hub for everyone to gather in downtime, …

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Relax Like a Queen at the Laniwai Spa in Hawaii

Imagine being a lush, tropical garden, letting the sunshine warm your body and listening to the sound of the ocean lapping against the shore while you relax in an herbal pool. Think about how incredible it would be to spend an afternoon soaking in a vitality bath infused with flower, …

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Where to Stay in The British Virgin Islands

What is one of the best words in the English language…? Free! Right? Now what other word is just as good to hear? Vacation! This summer the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board is combining those two wonderful words. They are currently offering potential visitors countless packages with perks that include …


The Ritz Carlton Naples: Take Advantage of Two Amazing Resorts

Thanks to my invitation from Kia to cover the LPGA Performance Awards, I was able to escape the onset of a brutal Michigan winter and run away to none other than the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida. The 80 degree weather and warm ocean breeze was a welcome respite but it …

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Hotel del Coronado: Historic Timeless Beauty in San Diego

I’ve lived in Southern California my entire life. I’m used to great weather, beaches and beautiful surroundings. Regardless, walking up to the Hotel del Coronado is a breath taking experience, even for me. It’s red turrets against my beloved California skyline are something out of a fairy tale book. (Speaking …


Utah’s Montage Deer Valley Resort: A Luxury Mountain Lodge

Visiting Park City, Utah in the summer may be a little out of the ordinary for those that consider the Utah mountains a destination created for snow skiing. As someone who lives with an avid snow skier, I might have agreed with you, until my recent stay at the Montage …