Why Does A Room Category Matter?

I hear it a lot! “It doesn’t matter the room, I won’t be in there anyway!” Truth is you will be in the room and let’s talk about it. I have stayed in super swanky suites and I have stayed in dumpy hotel rooms.  Yes it matters!  Sleep is important.  People sleep better when they…

“I Want the Lobster, the Kind That’s Already Dead”

…   …   …   And my face drops in humiliation! When traveling with kids you must be ready for a little of everything. You just hope you recognize that look in your kids face when they are fixing to do something truly & remarkably dumb. At least to give you the chance to…

Studies Reveal Health Benefits of Vacations

Take that vacation to lower risk of heart attack and depression, or move near a park for better mental health. I have been saying this for years! We are all built with an “internal battery.” It drives us, excites us and inspires us.  When we live our day to day lives sometimes that passion needs…

The Passport Meltdown is Coming & How to Save Yourself

Remember The Passport Crisis of 2006 & 2007? Almost 10 years ago it became a requirement to have a passport.  Which lead to a long processing times for passports. Guess what?  All of the passports from the crisis of 2007 will now be expiring in the next 18 months!  And to confound the situation there…

Have You Seen The New Jamaica?

Two Hyatt hotels announce their new opening dates and you’re invited to explore them. The openings of Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall and Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, after an $80+ million renovation of the Ritz-Carlton Rose Hall property, has been pushed back from Nov. 1 to Nov. 23. The Basics Hyatt Zilara, with 234 suites, will accommodate…

Beaches Resorts

Beaches Resorts in the Turks and Caicos Islands I have been to many resorts and felt the warmth of the island people and locals.  I just got back from Beaches Turks and Caicos. All I can say is WOW! The pristine beaches were some of the best I have ever seen. Sandals and Beaches resorts…