6 Stunning Islands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

After a year without travel, we’re all dreaming of places near and far that will allow us to fulfill our wanderlust while also ensuring the safety of our travel bubble. In our pursuit of privacy, the world’s great outdoors and natural wonders await. Our planet is full of remote, yet idyllic, islands where you can

6 Things to Consider when Purchasing Travel Insurance

When it comes to purchasing travel insurance during this unprecedented time, choosing a plan can feel daunting. Confused by the options? Don’t fret. We asked Allianz Travel Insurance in the U.S. and Manulife in Canada, two of our travel insurance partners, for their professional insight. Here are six things they recommend travelers consider when purchasing

Sand, Sun & Safety – All Inclusive Travel During The Pandemic

It’s a typical day on a tropical beach somewhere in the Caribbean, or perhaps Mexico. The breezes are cool, the ocean is warm, and the hours are languorous. Butlers carry cocktails to waiting for guests who are happy to accept them. Farther inland, children play at a kids’ club and teens chat over games. Diners

The Benefits of Going Boutique

As the world slowly reopens, it’s only natural to ask yourself, “Where to next?” But as soon as your destination is chosen, the next question in line is, “But where will we stay?” With social distancing regulations still in place and an endless amount of contradicting information on what’s considered “safe,” the last thing you

Safe Travelling to The Riviera Maya

As I head plan my next trip to Riviera Maya, Mexico.  I started thinking about the reasons clients would be skeptical to travel to Mexico.    They would always ask about "safety" and with so much sensationalism of any type crime of in the media, there is a common misconception that traveling to the Riviera

10 Villas To Check Out in Mexico and the Caribbean

As countries start their slow reopenings, our wanderlust and desire to venture beyond our immediate neighborhoods will grow, too. Yet, we still must be hyper-conscious of the current situation. With enhanced safety and health measures, thoroughly trained cleaning staff, distanced group arrivals, sanitization packages and more, renting a villa is an ideal option to enjoy

Immersive Travel in the Era of Social Distancing

After months of quarantine, we’re anxiously awaiting the moment we can get back out there, and more than anything, we’re yearning for immersive experiences that allow us to truly appreciate the destinations we’ve missed. But is it possible? In the era of social distancing, here are five tips to consider when planning immersive travel: Take

The Caribbean Is Open!!! But What Does That Mean For You???

So, like you, I am extremely ready to travel but one big key to that decision is whether the countries or states you want to fly to want to let you in and also the protocol for them allowing you in.  We are still under Level 4 travel advisory and with cases rising daily, there

Road Trippin’ | Two Countries, One Destination – Niagara Falls

Imagine standing on top of 1/5 of the world’s fresh water supply, hearing the roar of 600 gallons per second, while taking in the beauty of one of the world’s natural wonders and simultaneously looking across the way at another country. Sound far-fetched? Luckily, it’s not! Located in northwest New York State straddling the Canadian

6 Reasons To Book A Group Trip With Us

6 Benefits Of Travelling On A Group Trip You’re never alone Generally, you’ll get a diverse mix of ages, nationalities, and personalities in one vicinity, so you’ll always find your own little wolf-pack within the group. If you’re an inexperienced traveler, it’s comforting to know that you’re going to be looked after and make friends

Mommy Getaways

Let’s be honest, moms go through A LOT. If you’re looking for a special gift that shows mom how much you appreciate her, then look no further than a beach vacation. There’s something out there for every type of mother, so you can’t go wrong. Relaxing vacations for mom Every mom deserves a relaxing beach

10 Ways To Have A Travel Experience From Home

There will be times when certain things are out of our control.  Like Travel. You want to get away but you cant.  Maybe you can’t get time off work, maybe you don’t have funds, maybe you don’t have anyone to go with or maybe, just maybe you are in the middle of a global pandemic……

How To Spend 7 Days in the Guadeloupe Islands

The Arawak Indians used to call it “Karukera”, The Islands of Beautiful Waters. This stunning French archipelago is composed of  five islands: Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, Les Saintes, and La Desirade, closely strung together by an efficient ferry network. Discover the “Pearl of the French-Caribbean,” the perfect island-hopping destination, combining the best of the French modern infrastructure with genuine Caribbean heritage. From families, athletes, foodies,

10 Exceptional Mexican Experiences for Families

Mexico offers something for every family, from parents with young tots in tow to multi-generational travel with adult children. Whether you want to cut yourself off from the world to relax or dive into the beating heart of a vibrant city, you’ll find the vacation you crave. 1  |  Swim with whale sharks Rather than

Chef’s Recipe | Braised Alberta Beef Short Ribs – Rocky Moutaineer

The meals enjoyed onboard Rocky Mountaineer are inspired by Western Canada’s diverse culinary landscape, our rich tapestry of cultures, and the bountiful regions we travel through. See below for a recipe of one of our most popular dishes, braised Alberta beef short ribs simmered in Okanagan Valley Merlot and served with horseradish mashed potatoes. Bon appetit! Ingredients

Chef’s Recipe | Vanilla Sky inspired by the destination of Tahiti – Princess Cruise Lines

Princess partnered with mixologist Rob Floyd to create travel stories in a glass. Floyd believes spectacular drinks combine the best of “The Three T’s.” First and foremost is “Taste,” as interesting ingredient combinations produce delicious flavors. The second element, “Technique,” refers to the skill and craft that goes into creating each drink. And last but

Chef’s Recipe | Hemingway Daiquiri – Holland America Line

With the collective experience, passion and creativity of five world-class celebrity chefs, we are charting an exciting course for dining across our fleet. With global traditions and diverse culinary interests; menu selections from classic favorites to vegetarian options, our dishes are inspired by the regions you’ll visit. Ingredients 1 .5oz. (45ml) Mount Gay White Rum 0.25oz.

Chefs Recipe | Baked Alaska – Cunard Cruise Lines

Afternoon tea with an Alaska twist. Both sweet and savory options incorporating Alaska’s best recipes and dishes will be offered and paired with Alaska iced tea, champagne and, of course, tea along with the famous baked Alaska! May this gem of a dessert bring you back to wonderful memories of your Cunard cruise to Alaska

Three Mexican Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Festivals in Mexico offer a unique way to connect to the culture. These colorful celebrations are a whirlwind of activity, and it’s easy for visitors to participate. Ask your travel agent for advice on a guided trip to experience the festivities through the eyes of a local guide, or just stroll the streets and soak

Discover Mexico City’s Thriving Cocktail Scene

While Mexico is best known for its tequila and mezcal, recent years have brought a deluge of beautifully crafted cocktails to its capital. Bars like Licorería Limantour have made waves internationally and are leading the up-and-coming scene. Now, there’s a chance to bar hop some award-winning cocktail bars and see a new side to CDMX.

What to Expect from a Family-Friendly All-Inclusive Resort

Think of your kids smiling day after day, basking in the sun, and enjoying fun activities only tropical destinations can offer – this is what a dream-come-true family vacation looks like. Across the Caribbean and Mexico, all-inclusive resorts have mastered their offerings when it comes to family travel. Here’s why you should be planning your

Good Eats: Isla Mujeres

Fabulous Family Meals in Isla Mujeres, Mexico A short ferry ride from the hustle and bustle of Cancun, you’ll find lovely Isla Mujeres. At just over four miles long and only 2,100 feet wide, this friendly little island is a perfect family destination where you’ll drive a golf cart instead of a rental car, and

5 Reasons You Need To Visit Mexico

From the coral reefs of Cozumel to the desert hills of the Baja,  Mexico beckons travelers for a fun beach vacation and an enriching cultural experience.  This beautiful country offers something for everyone with a wide range of things to see and do. With miles of white sand beaches, warm climate, fabulous all-inclusive resorts and its

10 Romantic Mediterranean Getaways

Ah, the romantic Mediterranean! Steeped in history with stunning coastlines and views, it provides numerous settings for a romantic getaway. Take a look at our picks for 10 of the best. 1. Valldemossa, Mallorca A quiet village in the mountains of Mallorca, Valdemossa is an excellent place to get away from it all. With gourmet

Avoid These 5 Passport Mistakes

Your next international vacation should be full of excitement, magical moments, and unforgettable stops at the most extraordinary restaurants, shops and destinations the world has to offer. The last thing you need, then, is to show up at the airport simply to get turned away due to an expired passport, or even too many stamps