Starting the New Year in Santa Barbara We spent New Years in the wine country of Santa Barbara and one last night at the Ritz Carlton Bacara on the beach. We have visited this area many times so it was a great way to start off 2018. Mardi Gras in New Orleans with Friends In… Continue reading Favorite Travel Moments from 2018
I think what people consider “luxury” versus “normal” or even “budget friendly” when it comes to travel is all in the eye of the beholder. To me, saying that something is a “luxury” item when it comes to travel really means that (i) it’s a bit more money than I would normally spend to eat,… Continue reading My Definition of Luxury Travel
Sometimes I randomly check airfare and hotels in certain destinations just to see what the prices are like and occasionally I find a great deal. I often find better deals during the summer to places that are hot – like Phoenix, Austin, Las Vegas or Palm Springs. Steve and I really weren’t planning to go… Continue reading Last Minute Trips and Vacation Deals
My husband and I are starting to think about our big trip for Spring 2018. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like we will have enough miles to get business class tickets to Tokyo or Hong Kong and I ain’t flying coach for 14 to 16 hours. We can handle 8 hours or so (especially with extra… Continue reading England v. France….Why not both?