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Relaxation at Salamander Resort & Spa

We all could use a little relaxation right now. I can think of no better place than the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, as a quintessential "get-away-from-it-all" destination. Located just over 30 minutes west of Dulles airport, you never would know that you were only an hour away from the nation's capital. Idyllic … Continue reading Relaxation at Salamander Resort & Spa

How to Be an Ally with People of Color While You Travel

What is an "ally"? And, how is it relevant to travel? Being an ally of a person of color is all about proactively learning in order to counter your privilege, standing in solidarity with people of color, and speaking up when racism presents itself. What we do when we travel can have a significant impact … Continue reading How to Be an Ally with People of Color While You Travel

The Travel Bibliophile

Travel and book-lovers unite! Call me old-school, but I love reading a physical book (not a tablet screen) when I travel. It's my preference while I'm at home, too. Through the years, I've read many travel-related books, both fiction and non-fiction. Here's a list of some of my favorites...   Travels, by Michael Crichton It's … Continue reading The Travel Bibliophile

Explore the World via Your Kitchen

Are you spending a little extra time in your kitchen lately? How do you satisfy your hunger for food as well as for travel? Easy! Cook your way through it. I've curated a list of some of the most appetizing recipes from around the globe for all of us to try out. Let me know … Continue reading Explore the World via Your Kitchen

Five Reasons Why You Need a Travel Advisor (Pandemic or no Pandemic)

Many of us are absolutely longing to travel some place (near or far - just anywhere but the backyard or grocery store!) once the first opportunity presents itself. No matter what's going on in the world, it is so important to have someone by your side to help you every step of the way when … Continue reading Five Reasons Why You Need a Travel Advisor (Pandemic or no Pandemic)

Satiate Your Wanderlust Through Armchair Travel

When you're passionate about travel, not being able to leave your house to actually do it will drive you nuts. Whether you're experiencing a lock-down or self-quarantine (or you're reading this in 2021, and you're too broke to travel), you still can relieve that wanderlust itch. Satiate that wanderlust through armchair travel! Lots of folks … Continue reading Satiate Your Wanderlust Through Armchair Travel

From Land’s End to the Beach in Cabo San Lucas

I was super-excited to visit Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, during our seven-night Mexican Riviera cruise on the Disney Wonder. As an avid photographer, I could not wait to see El Arco, or the Arch of Cabo San Lucas, also known as “Land’s End,” since it sits at the end of Baja California. The Land’s End … Continue reading From Land’s End to the Beach in Cabo San Lucas

Honeymoon Adventure in Costa Rica

This post was written by Tessa, a newlywed lawyer from Grand Rapids, Michigan, who has been to 29 countries on five continents. Two more continents to go!  For our honeymoon, we wanted to go somewhere adventurous but safe, exotic but easy to get to, luxurious but relatively affordable. Costa Rica ticked all the boxes. We … Continue reading Honeymoon Adventure in Costa Rica

Saving on (and Surviving) Travel with a Toddler

This post was written by Leslie Campos. She created Wellparents.com to offer help and resources to busy parents who want to stay healthy and active. She loves to practice yoga and CrossFit and to watch “The Great British Baking Show” when not working or running her children to various after-school activities.   Traveling with a young … Continue reading Saving on (and Surviving) Travel with a Toddler

Day 8 – Disembarkation in Port Canaveral & Visiting the Kennedy Space Center: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy

Click here to read about day 7 of our Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy. If there were ever a bad thing about a Disney cruise, it’s having to get off the ship. It’ even worse if you have to fly home on the same day. This time around we thought we’d soften the blow … Continue reading Day 8 – Disembarkation in Port Canaveral & Visiting the Kennedy Space Center: Seven-Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Fantasy