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It’s Not Enough Just to Have Good Waves

 “It’s Not Enough Just to Have Good Waves” By Amy Sedeño Great vibes, good food and picturesque settings were also high-scoring when selecting Tamarindo as of the trendiest Surf towns in Latin America. The bustling village located in Guanacaste, Costa Rica’s dry forest and smacked between the quieter Playa Langosta and Playa Grande is also […]

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Buenos Dias!

Buenos Dias! At this moment, my ageless mind is struggling to balance my aging body atop a standup paddleboard (SUP) on my maiden voyage.   Roberto, my sculpted Latin instructor is trailing behind me, shouting instructions in a thick accent. He might be just the incentive I need to prevent me from taking an awkward tumble […]

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It’s all about the water on the island of Madeira

It’s all about the water on the island of Madeira Reed’s Palace Lavadas Island life Boat rides Inescapable and truly so when the clouds roll in, the flights cannot. There are worse places to spend an extra day or two. Madeira is a mix of colors, feelings, climates and sounds, surrounded by water and effusing […]

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By the Water in Puerto Vallarta

By the water in Puerto Vallarta By Peta Phipps West coast time in Mexico is always charming. I know that the term “old school” is a bit overused and played out, but it is what comes to mind when I think of some of the coastal towns on this side of the country. The traditional […]

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Swanky Experiences National Parks

National Parks…revealed   Revealed America is the only company with the expertise, connections and relationships that can design fully customized active vacations in the National Parks and at National Monuments. What caught our eye about this experience is that the create trips within the western United States for active, curious and upscale travelers and their […]

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Experience Vail From Sonnenalp

Stepping into the lobby of the Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail I feel every minute of this family-owned business’s 99-year history of hospitality. The desk staff is expecting me, and I am shown directly to my suite which has all the amenities one expects, a huge bathroom, ample closet space, a king-sized bed, flat screen TV […]

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Swanky Road Trip – The Florida Keys

Driving thru Homestead, Florida I pass on the last chance for gas in the continental US and smooth the pedal heading south on US 1, The Overseas Highway. The All-American Road transports vehicles along the Lawton Chiles Trail, it’s a tongue of asphalt that will take me through the largest of the 1,700 islands that […]

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Hawaii -Starring you Movie – Experience

The St. Regis Princeville Resort in Kauai is debuting an exclusive movie set tour and experience showcasing the breathtaking island of Kauai as Hollywood’s tropical backlot. The famous island and its incredible, natural surroundings has served as a set for a range of feature films including Jurassic Park, which will be celebrating the 25th anniversary […]

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Gastronomic Gallivants

If iconic Chicago is what you seek, look no further than The Drake Hotel— where elegantly curated cocktails and fare are just what they serve. When you have lived in Chicago your entire life, winters are something and the challenge is real. But if there is a bit of sunshine and an opportunity to stay […]

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O Monot Boutique Hotel – Beirut, Lebanon

O Monot serves up the city on a silver platter for its guests. This capital city is buzzing and selecting a boutique hotel as your base is a wise choice. You’ll want excellent service, attentive staff that can tell you some of the best places to shop, sightsee, and which cafes offer the best seating […]

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