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Letter from Coastal Oaxaca, Mexico

Hello from paradise, Puerto Escondido, located on Mexico’s Pacific Coast in the state of Oaxaca, literally translates to “hidden port,” and I like it that way. Although I’ve visited Mexico more times than I can recall, upon arrival I instinctively sensed something special and almost magical about this little-known destination. The road to Vivo Resorts, […]

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Letter from the Caribbean – Merida, Mexico

Buenos Dias, I am writing to you from my Hennequen hammock at the Hacienda Petac in Merida, Mexico. Right beneath me is a lap pool and as I write to you, I am serenaded by the song of exotic birds. I am surrounded by larger than life vegetation and stunning Moorish architecture. Words cannot do […]

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Letter from the Caribbean – La Romana

Hola, I came in hot to this super cool resort as I was totally in need of a little luxury escape. From the looks of things, I picked the right place. Although relaxing is at the top of my to-do list, being on the go, even when I am enjoying my down time, seems to […]

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Letter From South Asia – Kerala, India

Namaste! Can you guess where I am writing this from the greeting? That’s right I’m in India, the southern state of Kerala to be precise, in what is believed to be India’s first and only fully eco-organic resort. I am sitting in a wooden shelter right beside the clear flowing waters of the Chalakudy River, […]

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Letter From North America – Florida Keys

Aaah the Florida Keys, Sending you a note from a place where things more than simply “Survive” they “Thrive to a Laid Back Tropical Vibe.” For centuries pirates, the Spanish-American and World Wars, hurricanes, failed and successful railroads, cycles in cigar manufacturing and sponge fishing, and weekly 18th Century shipwrecks on the reef that keeps […]

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A letter from the Caribbean

My dearest friends, I am just about to pop out of the villa and head to the beach.  The thing is I need to wait for the butler to finish placing my bottle of Rosé in the ice bucket. This minor delay is completely my doing.  When I arrived this morning, early, I had time […]

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Letter from Africa – Johannesburg

Good day, This trip has been everything we anticipated. We planned on vacationing in an authentic Zulu style camp and Shambala hit the nail on the head.  Now we are only three hours from Johannesburg, set within a 10,000 hectare, Big Five reserve in the heart of the Waterberg Mountains. Standing in awe on our […]

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Letter From South America – Cartagena Des Indias

Hello there, Let me start by saying, phew! I was scouring the web looking for an appropriate hotel for my upcoming combo business/vacation trip. Completely excited for my first trip to Cartagena, I checked in with friends who had been to Colombia before and asked them what they thought my best options were. I had […]

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Letter From Europe – Greece

Chaírete, On a last-minute whim, I decided to head to Greece for a week as I began 2018. Knowing I would find fewer tourists and a different climate than I had on my past summer trips was part of the decision-making process. I had also decided to stay in Athens. I’d always passed through, taken […]

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Letter from The Island: Harbour Islands Bahamas

Hello hello… As the old marketing saying goes, “It’s better in the Bahamas” even when it’s raining. Ok, I added that last bit because I arrived amidst two storms, one was the flurry of a Victoria’s Secret photo shoot (pipe down, I can see you getting all excited) and the other was an actual weather […]

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