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Trip Report: Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady
I recently sailed on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady… Learn more about what I really thought of this new cruise line!
5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Destination Wedding
Destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular, and it’s not hard to see why. These weddings offer a unique and memorable experience for couples and their guests.
An Update on Construction at Beaches Negril
When I visited Beaches Negril in October 2022, construction of the oceanfront townhomes was ongoing on opposite ends of the resort.
Ahoy! Follow my voyage on the Scarlet Lady
I’m excited to announce that this February I’ll be heading to Miami for a four-night cruise on Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady (with stops in Key West and the exclusive Bimini Beach Club).
Trip Report: Sandals Royal Bahamian – November 2022
A getaway doesn’t have to be a whole week to be great. Sometimes planning a four or five-day getaway can be refreshing and easier to fit into a busy schedule!
Curated Black Friday deals just for you
Whether you’re looking for an all-inclusive getaway or a cruise, the following Black Friday sales will get you dreaming of 2023. Happy Black Friday shopping, travel friends!
Holiday Gift Guide
My wish for you this holiday season? That you’ll find some serious inspo that will spark your creativity when it comes to gift-giving. I’ve pulled together 12 fantastic gift ideas to make this holiday a joyful one for you and your loved ones.
A new Jamaican resort worthy of its storied past: Inside the new Sandals® Dunn’s River now accepting reservations
The all-new 260-room Sandals Dunn’s River is open for bookings! The resort is undergoing a thoughtful, top-to-bottom restoration – designed to embrace the essence of Jamaica, its curving rivers, lush forests, and majestic banyan trees – with amenities, accommodations and culinary concepts brought forward by the brand’s uncompromising quest for innovation.
Trip Report: Beaches Negril, Jamaica – October 2022
Looking for a family vacation that satisfies mom, dad, grandparents and the kids? A stay at Beaches Negril is sure to fulfill the “want list” that each family member has for an enjoyable, safe and relaxing vacation.
Travel is back: Here’s how to make your next getaway a breeze
Want to extend that carefree summer feeling but worried about the current travel landscape? The travel industry has seen a booking boom this year, with demand quickly outpacing inventory.
Jamaica 2022 Playa FAM Trip Report – August 2022
To sum up my last trip to Jamaica in one word—WOW! The Playa Hotels & Resorts Jamaica FAM trip was truly a memorable one.
Sandals Royal Curaçao grand opening
For 40 years, Sandals Resorts has continually re-imagined the luxury Caribbean experience. And, now, there is another jewel to add to the crown of the all-inclusive resorts in the portfolio—Sandals Royal Curaçao.
Disney Wish sets sail
The Disney Wish is the newest ship to join the Disney Cruise Line family. This ship is infused with more storytelling than ever before and filled with one-of-a-kind entertainment and innovative “firsts” from bow to stern.
Make your airport experience a breeze
There’s been a lot of chatter in the news recently about travel—particularly about delays at the airport and with Canadian and American airlines alike. While these can be challenging times, there are things you can do to be better prepared.
Sip & Sand VIP Event – June 1, 2022
Thinking about booking a getaway this fall or winter? Join me for small bites and wine at Chatterpaul's in Whitby on Wednesday, June 1 at 7 p.m. Learn about all Sandals Resorts - and what they have to offer at their resorts throughout the Caribbean. I'll also be...
Trip Report: Sandals South Coast, Jamaica – April 2022
An Rx for R&R My husband and I took a quick, four-day, jaunt to Jamaica in late April. It’s nice to be able to get away - even if for a short time - to rest and relax. When you’re in the mood for some R&R, what better way to unwind than go to Jamaica? After...
Breaking News: Canada drops COVID testing requirement for returning vaccinated travellers
Effective April 1, 2022 the federal government is dropping the pre-arrival COVID testing requirement for fully vaccinated travellers arriving in Canada. The news follows widely circulated reports yesterday that cited sources close to the issue saying the announcement would come today.
Why book with a travel advisor?
So much goes into the perfect vacation – accommodations, transportation, transfers, excursions and tours. A travel advisor will handle all of these for you, and more.