Where to go next!

This month I thought I’d give you a nice, glossy overview of my top vacation destinations.   Dive Fiji for your next vacation Mexico For the best bang for the buck, Mexico reigns supreme.  You can opt for an all-inclusive resort, with your meals and drinks included.  Great pools, beach, and onsite activities to keep you well entertained, along with[…]

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Month of Romance: Plan a special vow renewal trip with your spouse

February is Romance Month, with Valentine’s Day sitting prominently in the middle! of the calendar!  This year, consider planning a special vow renewal vacation for you and your spouse.  Make the trip for just the two of you, or extend the love by inviting friends and family. My favorite locations for vow renewals are Bora Bora (Tahiti) at Bora Bora[…]

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In search of the overwater bungalow

So, maybe you are wondering — where in the world can you find overwater bungalow accommodations? The “True” Overwater Bungalow French Polynesia (Tahiti) is perhaps the most famous destination offering overwater bungalows, and of these islands Bora Bora tops the list.  Here you’ll find pontoons with multiple thatched-roof bungalows sitting on crystal clear, super-calm lagoon waters.  The Tahitian islands offering[…]

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Travel – it’s a mindset!

My 12 year old daughter and I are headed to Japan this summer.  While we are there, we’ll be visiting my 20 year old daughter who is studying in Kyoto for a year.  This is, by the way, my older daughter’s fourth trip to Japan. Yesterday, the little one announces “this will be my first trip to Japan!”  Not my[…]

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Scuba bucket list for the “Easy Does It” diver

Okay, some of us enjoy scuba diving, but so long as it isn’t overly physically challenging or dangerous.  Here’s a great list of dive spots that will give you the thrill without the chill 🙂 Cozumel Mexico (recommended resort:  Iberostar Cozumel) Moorea Tahiti (recommended resort:  Hilton Moorea Resort) Turks and Caicos Caribbean (recommended resort:  Beaches Turks & Caicos) Nassau Bahamas[…]

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Travel 2012: book early

The economy is recovering, thank goodness.  Travel is recovering as well, and there’s a pent up demand for a good, top notch vacation.  Experts predict a stronger year in 2012 (compared to 2011) in terms of vacation travel.  Yet, the airlines have decreased their air lift to many of the more popular vacation destinations over the last few years.  Where[…]

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Sometimes you just need a treat

I was having “one of those days” last week.  Computer issues, vendor issues, and my stress level was rising.  Finally, I stopped what I was doing and got a mani/pedi at my corner spa.  A bit of pampering and two hours later, I came back relaxed and refreshed, and was able to solve my day’s problems without much panic or[…]

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