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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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Letter from The Baja California Penninsula – Los Cabos, Mexico

Hello from two destinations that seamlessly blend into one, Nestled in the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico Cabo San Lucas has long been known to attract A-listers hailing from its close neighbor, California. Often overlooked is San Jose del Cabo, where surprisingly all the farm-to-table, small luxury and cultural magic is happening. San Jose del Cabo […]

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Letter from The Indian Ocean – SRI Lanka

Greetings from the Indian Ocean, As I sit and sip Ceylonese tea here at Amari Galle, I am reminded of the lengthy and intimate history of this warming beverage. Sri Lanka’s tryst with tea began in 1867 when British-born James Taylor planted the first crop of Ceylon tea, which is now renowned worldwide. Still one […]

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Letter from Mozambique

Bom dia, I am loving sitting on the shores of the Indian Ocean in the southern Africa. This week we are vacationing at Azura Quilalea Private Island in Mozambique and embarking on an ocean safari adventure. From the pristine waters of the Quirimbas Archipelago Marine Sanctuary at Azura Quilalea Private Island, to the extraordinary sea […]

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A Letter From Switzerland

In the Graubünden Mountains of Switzerland, the scent of pine hangs thick and sweet in the air, as summer fades to autumn. The screech of tires on tar while old-fashioned automobiles propel up the mountain in the Arosa Classic Car, dulls to a distant memory. Carp anglers who summer in the Swiss Alps flick their […]

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