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With 80% of the state made up of forest land and 32,000 miles of river, West Virginia offers a veritable smorgasbord of outdoor recreation and adventure. Whatever activities you desire, this state’s got it. From ziplining to spelunking, fishing to golfing, and swimming to skiing, there is something year-round for thrill-seekers and nature enthusiasts of […]

Adventure, Destinations, Family Travel, Nature, Road Trips

March 17, 2022

Experience the Great Outdoors Like Never Before in West Virginia

Click above for a glazed corned beef recipe that is sure to please. It’s super easy, but do plan ahead, because the beef needs to be boiled and then refrigerated overnight. Serve the corned beef with butter-slathered Irish soda bread and a medley of roasted potatoes, cabbage, parsnips and carrots, and you’ve got a hearty […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Road Trips, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler, Your Travel Bucket List

March 13, 2022

A Taste of Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

Horticultural festivals and gardens are spectacular places for a multigenerational family to visit. The young and young at heart can appreciate the dazzling colors and seductive scents. Nothing beats taking time to smell the roses while strolling winding paths, listening to birds, and communing with nature at its finest. Many of our favorite travel partners have guided tours […]

Conservation, Cruises, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Sustainability

March 6, 2022

The Best Floral Festivals and Gardens to Visit with Your Multigenerational Family

You probably are familiar with the Carnival and Mardi Gras celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, New Orleans, and Venice. But what about some other places that have a rich tradition but might not be as well-known? Below you will find descriptions of different carnival celebrations from all corners of the globe, along with recipes that […]

Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Travel Inspiration, Your Travel Bucket List

February 28, 2022

The Global Traditions and Tastes of Carnival

A Two-Night, 3-Day Itinerary I love to make detailed itineraries even for short weekends away. Wouldn’t it be great to just show up somewhere with all your reservations and plans made, tailored exactly to your desires? I have an exceptional knack for finding the most unique sights that bring a destination to life. Read on […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Road Trips

February 18, 2022

Taking a Bite Out of the Big Apple

In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s look at just a few of the infinite types of travel that are tailor-made for romance. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon or babymoon, marking a milestone anniversary, enjoying the empty nest, or just looking for some much-needed alone time with your sweetheart, we’ve got you covered with suggestions for […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Destinations, Road Trips, Romantic Travel, Safaris, Travel Inspiration, Wellness, Your Travel Bucket List

February 13, 2022

Getting Romantic About Travel

Miraval, which means “view of the valley”, is the new wellness brand within the Hyatt portfolio, with three inclusive destination resorts designed for living life in balance through mindfulness.  Their innovative programs, unique spa treatments, and nourishing cuisine help people to enhance their wellbeing. There is the flagship property in Tucson, AZ, Miraval Austin in […]

Conservation, Culinary Travel, Destinations, Road Trips, Sustainability, Wellness

February 5, 2022

Miraval Berkshires: A Cocoon for Tranformation

Whether you are an athlete, adventurer, or spectator, sports-related travel is a special experience. Which of the tournaments, events and activities below gets your heart rate going? FIFA World Cup (Doha, Qatar, December 2022): There’s already a lot of buzz about this event, and Qatar is rolling out the red carpet. One of our favorite […]

City Stays, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, sports travel, Travel Inspiration

January 30, 2022

The Sporting Life

Our friends at Viking have provided recipes for several of their favorite soups inspired by the places they visit on their European river voyages. I hope these find you embarking on your own culinary journey. With each spoonful, imagine that you are journeying into the heart of Europe on a scenic cruise past the lush vineyards of France, the charming […]

Cruises, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Travel Inspiration

January 22, 2022

Soups That Will Get You Longing for a European River Cruise

As I write this, the snow is falling and the wind is blowing, but my memories of fun in the Mexican sun are keeping me warm. If you are experiencing the winter doldrums, come along with me on a getaway to a tropical paradise. Below you will find all the details of my experience. ARRIVAL IN […]

Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Your Travel Bucket List

January 9, 2022

A Family’s Escape to Paradise-A Review of Our Trip to the Occidental Xcaret Resort, Xcaret Park, and Xplor