No country this small packs in as much history, culture, and geographic diversity as this one. It has a booming food and wine scene, vibrant nightlife. and incredible beaches. But the number one reason to visit is hard to put into words. It is a sacred place emanating a spiritual energy like no other. Once there, it is easy to understand why […]

Adventure, City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Your Travel Bucket List

April 27, 2022

Why You Need to Visit Israel at Least Once in Your Life

While in the South Bay area of Los Angeles recently for a family event, we visited a gem of the Palos Verdes peninsula – Terranea Resort. This Virtuoso property is a luxurious, full-service resort that focuses on wellness, sustainability, and culinary delights. It is a wonderful enclave that serves as both a quiet retreat as […]

Adventure, Culinary Travel, Destinations, Milestone Events, Nature, Romantic Travel, Virtuoso Traveler, Wellness

April 24, 2022

Exploring LA’s South Bay and Palos Verdes Peninsula

With its abundant artistic offerings, stunning year-round weather, and beautiful beaches, it’s no surprise that Sarasota has earned numerous accolades in the last year such as #1 Best Place to Visit in Florida 2022 and #9 Best Place to Live in the U.S. 2021 by U.S. News & World Reports and #2 Best U.S. Beach […]

Adventure, City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel

April 15, 2022

Going Coastal for the Arts in Sarasota

Do you love driving and the independence of the open road?  Do you want to experience the most iconic routes of the world but need a bit more pampering than the traditional road trip brings to mind? The good news is that Legacy Travel Designs can customize drives of the globe’s stunning routes and landscapes, all […]

Adventure, City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Nature, Road Trips, Romantic Travel, Uncategorized, Your Travel Bucket List

March 30, 2022

A High-Octane Twist on the Classic Road Trip

Whether you’re a history or architecture buff, food and beverage aficionado, beach bum, golfer, or shopper extraordinaire, Charleston has something for you! With such a long and complicated history, Charleston’s downtown area and the surrounding environs can be experienced through many lenses. Below are just a few things to do and see, and places to […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Literary Travel, Milestone Events, Nature, Road Trips, Romantic Travel, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler

March 27, 2022

Charming Charleston

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

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