January 10, 2020

PORTUGAL WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH

It was an absolutely amazing trip!  We’ve never splurged on the private driver before, and boy, was that one of the best investments in this trip.  […]
January 3, 2020

STRESS FREE FAMILY TRIP TO VIETNAM

Our trip truly was amazing! The kids were champs, and I think we’ve given at least one of them the travel bug. Despite a lot of […]
December 5, 2019

TRAVELING WITH KIDS MADE EASY

As a former kindergarten teacher, I have had many parents tell me that they are waiting to take a vacation until their kids get a little […]
November 26, 2019

ITALIAN GETAWAY

The trip was AWESOME! Seriously one of the best, if not the best, travel experience I’ve enjoyed. It’s amazing the amount of stress that is taken […]
November 3, 2019

A SAFARI JOURNEY

The Swahili word safari means journey, which originally comes from the Arabic word Safar. An African safari is most certainly a journey and it is definitely […]
November 1, 2019

60TH BIRTHDAY DREAM COME TRUE!

The true highlight of the trip was the time spent in Kapama Southern Camp on safari. Every day that we were there was special, unique, luxurious, […]
November 1, 2019

CAPTIVATING CAPE TOWN

Rochelle, you deserve a MILLION “Thank You’s” for orchestrating the most incredible and magical adventure for me and my family! We had the absolute BEST time! […]
October 17, 2019

LIFELONG FRIENDS EXPLORE ICELAND

Thank you so very much for putting this trip together. Everything went well. The hotels were awesome, the walking tour and the northern lights tours were […]
September 13, 2019

HOW TO TAKE YOUR PACKING TO THE NEXT LEVEL

  If you haven’t hopped on the packing cube bandwagon, these seemingly lightweight sacks really can be game-changers. For those that already use packing cubes (or […]
December 17, 2014

PHOTOGRAPHING MEMORIES

I love to travel. It builds strong and special memories, and taking photos while you enjoy your adventures reinforces those special memories for years. Travel photography […]
August 28, 2014

WARM WEATHER WINTER RESPITES

A week ago I read an article in which the Farmer’s Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a […]
October 16, 2013

TWO THUMBS UP FOR OFF SEASON TRAVEL

Truth be told, I don’t really like to travel to a destination or location when the ‘whole world’ is there. Give me off season, locals and […]
May 26, 2013

JAMAICA DEBRIEF

Sixteen years ago nearly to date, my husband (then boyfriend of about seven months) and I first visited Jamaica. I’ve just returned from my 5th visit to […]
March 9, 2013

CARIBBEAN TRAVEL TRENDS

This past Wednesday, as snowy Storm Saturn passed through the mid-Atlantic, most of us should have been so lucky to be napping under a swaying palm […]
October 28, 2012

POST SANDY, ALL IS WELL AND GOOD IN NEGRIL

Hurricane Sandy brushed by Negril, on the west end of Jamaica, just a bit of rain and wind. For my clients who love Couples Negril, that’s […]
August 6, 2012

BOBSLEDDING IN JAMAICA

Our recent family vacation, at Beaches Boscobel, near Ocho Rios, Jamaica was wonderful.  A perfect retreat from Charlottesville during the dog days of summer. Honestly, it […]
June 21, 2012

HAPPY SUMMER DAYS

Summer has arrived! And on its first, and longest, day I want to remind you- as I am constantly reminding myself– that life is short. Thus, […]