The Mondrian Hotel, Miami

I went to Miami for a 2 night stay on a work-related trip.  I arrived Friday evening, was in meetings all day Saturday followed by a business dinner and came home Sunday morning so it was a pretty short trip without any real leisure time.  However, I did get to check out The Mondrian Hotel… Continue reading The Mondrian Hotel, Miami

Caribbean · Uncategorized

Turks & Caicos – Prior Visit

Two years ago we spent a week in Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean.  Specifically, we stayed on the most popular island, Providenciales, or “Provo” as its popularly called.  Turks & Caicos is a small island chain halfway between the Bahamas and Puerto Rico.  Most people only visit Provo and it has the major airport… Continue reading Turks & Caicos – Prior Visit

Caribbean · Marrakech · Mexico · Morocco · Santa Fe · St. Lucia · Uncategorized · United States

My Favorite Hotels to Date – Luxury to Budget

My dad is an accountant so I grew up constantly being told “money doesn’t grow on trees” and “turn the lights off – we aren’t the electric company around here.”  Needless to say, I grew up with an appreciation for the value of a dollar and when we travel, I tend to book a mix… Continue reading My Favorite Hotels to Date – Luxury to Budget

Marrakech · Spain · St. Lucia · Travel Tips · Uncategorized · United States

I Wanna Go Home – Bad Trips

It happens.  Sometimes your best laid plans go awry, places disappoint, you lose something important, the weather stinks or you get sick while on vacation.  Steve and I have been pretty fortunate on most of our trips and other than your usual travel delays, late arrivals and annoying time spent waiting in long lines for… Continue reading I Wanna Go Home – Bad Trips