Grand Canyon and Sedona Get Away

Grand Canyon and Sedona Get Away

Our friend and client Sharon visited last week from Gig Harbor, Washington.  As part of our sight-seeing for her first visit to Arizona, we took a trip to the Grand Canyon.  We drove to Williams with a stop-over in Sedona for lunch and to view some of the amazing...

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A New Destination — the Guadeloupe Islands

A New Destination — the Guadeloupe Islands

Many travelers are seeking new destinations and more experiential travel. Guadeloupe may be just what you are looking for.The destination has five major islands: Grande Terre, Basse Terre, Marie-Galante, Les Saintes and La Désirade. It’s easy to get here and easy to...

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The Evolution of the All-Inclusive

The Evolution of the All-Inclusive

We’ve spoken about all-inclusives in many of our newsletters, reporting on some of the brands and what they include. Today’s resorts are designed for a wide range of travelers--couples, single travelers, luxury travelers, adventurers, adults only, and families. And...

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Tips for Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

Tips for Protecting Your Skin from the Sun

The sun can be your friend or your worst enemy. This is why it’s key to prepare yourself prior to leaving on vacation. Sandos Hotels & Resorts has a handy guide to follow to ensure you protect your skin from the sun.First, your choice of food can affect your skin....

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Family-Friendly Caribbean Resorts You Should Remember

Family-Friendly Caribbean Resorts You Should Remember

Novelist Marcel Proust once said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” If that’s the case, then let’s look no further than through the eyes of the world’s youngest explorers: children. For families looking for...

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A Caribbean Villa for the Holidays

A Caribbean Villa for the Holidays

Although this monster storm has hit the Caribbean and we are saddened by the devastation, they need us to rebuild.  Clean-up is usually very quick; so Holiday time should be an ideal time to visit.  With these amazing villas, a stay on any of these islands would be...

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The Fallacy of Cheap

The Fallacy of Cheap

We all want to get a great “deal.” But that does not necessarily mean “cheap.”  We seem to have a fixation with cheap.  What we really want, we believe, is VALUE; and it’s important to note the difference.  Price is what you pay; value is what you receive.  There are...

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A Taste Of Bordeaux

A Taste Of Bordeaux

We just returned from a fabulous river cruise in France. We began this amazing vacation with a two-night stay in Paris, the magical “City of Light,” enjoying a panoramic tour of the city’s top sights and an evening tour of Montmartre and Sacre-Coeur.Montmartre has...

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A Brief History Of The Olympics

A Brief History Of The Olympics

Since the Rio Games have begun, we thought it might be fun to take a look at a brief history.  According to the Greek history, the first Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 BC, although it is thought that they began much earlier.  Dedicated to the 12 Olympian Gods...

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