If only I had the right shoes…

If only I had the right shoes…

Admittedly, I am biased, but I have to say that my clients are the BEST!  Poor Lori was exhausted and sick after she came back from her European honeymoon, but she took the time to send me an amazingly detailed trip report, with all sorts of tips and information for...

Zika-Free “Escapes”

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past six months or so, you’ve no doubt heard the news about the Zika virus. This mosquito-borne illness — currently an issue in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central and South America — is of most risk to...

Is a destination wedding right for me?

The million-dollar question! More and more couples are choosing to get married in a far-flung destination, and it can be an absolutely magical experience….or not. There are some important things to consider before deciding on a destination wedding, and your answers to...

Renting a car in Europe

At least once a week someone asks me about the wisdom of renting a car in Europe. I can definitely understand the attraction — the ability to explore off-the-beaten-track destinations, to come and go without being tied to train/bus schedules, to stay in rural...

Traveling with your “bling”

I have a great “Guest Blog” to share today, from Calvin Campany, owner of Adornment Fine Jewelry in Wakefield and Newport, Rhode Island.  If you’ve ever wondered how to pack your jewelry for a trip, how to keep it safe in your hotel room, and whether...

London and Paris with Teens in Tow

We recently took a “trip of a lifetime” to see London and Paris over the holidays, and I came back with a renewed love of European cities and a clearer understanding that travel with family involves a careful balance of advance planning and spur-of-the-moment...