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Perfect spot to watch the sunset
Arizona / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / United States

Grand Dame, Arizona Biltmore is looking good after successful remodel

Since she first threw open her doors in 1929, the iconic Arizona Biltmore, has hosted countless world leaders, every U.S. president for the last 40 years, and copious celebs as well as just regular folks who are looking for some fun in the sun. I’ve always loved it there but if I […]

A complete shuttle stack in Space Shuttle Park
Alabama / Chronological / Destinations / United States

Travelling North Alabama

Over the years of travelling throughout the United States and Canada we have visited many popular landmarks, attractions, and diverse landscapes. Our recent RV travels brought us to the State of Alabama, particularly North Alabama, which led us to two unique attractions: The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville […]

Global Entry
Chronological / Writers' Tips

Global Entry, TSA Pre-Check: The smart way to travel

To enter the USA in a speedy fashion, look into one of the following four programs from the CBP; NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST and GLOBAL ENTRY.

The Casa
Chefs of Distinction / Chronological / Destinations / Florida / Food / United States

Historical Luxury in the Heart of the Oldest City

I’ll put St. Augustine up against any other U.S. city in terms of charm. Sure, as America’s oldest city, it’s bustling with historical ambiance and attractions, but it also has a certain je ne sais quoi that adds a level of quaintness I don’t find in other cities.

Typical diner counter
Chronological / Destinations / Rhode Island / United States

Culinary Arts Museum Not Just for Foodies

America’s culinary story is the focus at this first-rate museum chock full of artifacts. Nostalgia, too. A must-see for food enthusiasts. Located in Rhode Island, the country’s smallest state garners top and consistent awards for its food scene What better place than the Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson & Wales […]

Ledges Hotel, Hawley, PA
Chronological / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / Pennsylvania / United States

Pocono Mountains In The Fall: The Perfect Place To Be

Nestled in the Northwest Pocono Mountain Lake region lies Hawley, PA. It is full of culture, activity and charm. While there, I was able to visit a fantastic hotel known as Ledges. It is a luxurious, modern inn that will take your breath away and charm you with her blue […]

River Cruising A Balance of Quality and Quantity
Chronological / Cruises / Destinations / Europe

River Cruising A Balance of Quality and Quantity

The magic of Paris and the intrigue of Amsterdam are worth every minute the lucky traveler can muster. The histories, rich cultures and culinary delights are abundant in all ports of interest where we travelers find ourselves. As always there is so much to see and too little time. Traditional […]

La Ferme de la Lochere
Chefs of Distinction / Chronological / Destinations / Europe / Food / Wines & Spirits

Exploring the Foods and Wines of Burgundy

If I have the choice between an elegant plate of paté and a comforting bowl of pasta, I’m going to choose pasta. After living in Italy for two years, I became accustomed to the country’s popular food and wines, spending much of my time in Italian cooking classes and on […]

Esencia Estate resort and spa
Caribbean / Destinations / Hotels & Resorts / Mexico

Esencia Estate, Luxury and Tranquility in Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Esencia Estate resort and spa, Riviera Maya, Mexico Riviera Maya is stunning with its super luxurious hotels built along one of the most beautiful strips of beach on the Yucatecan coastline. But there was a time, not so very long ago, when all that was to be seen was undifferentiated […]

Elegantly prepared salmon
Chronological / Destinations / Europe / Food

Monumental Dining Over Paris

The ultimate lunch in Paris should begin with the crème de la crème. Discover the beauty and elegance of Chef Alan Ducasse’s Jules Verne Restaurant. There are many places to dine and celebrate a special occasion in Paris, and the Jules Verne Restaurant is the crème de la crème. Located […]