Travel Insights


Hi there, travelers and wannabe’s!  I qualify for both, depending on life’s demands at the moment. I’ll bet the same is true of ...more


Anna Maria Island for Floridians

Just out, this feature on Anna Maria Island, published in the summer 2015 Travel Florida section of The Tampa / St. Petersburg  Tribune.


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A Whale of a Tale

Welcome Andrew, our newest guest journalist! This nature-lover is also an environmental consultant. Today he is taking us whale watching.


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Summer in the City

Cosmopolitan \koz-muh-pol-i-tn\ adj  1: glamorous 2: sophisticated 3: culturally diverse

A charismatic city that’s oh-so-chic any time of year, Naples is west coast Florida’s ...more

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The Adventure Capital of the World

“I believe that South Africa is the most beautiful place on earth… we have been blessed with a truly wonderful land.”  ~ Nelson ...more

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5 Ways to Hurricane-Proof Your Vacation

Hurricane season is officially from June 1 through the end of November, peaking late summer through early fall. Whether you are driving, flying ...more


Love on the Beach

Every Valentine’s Day, committed couples from around the world gather on Siesta Public Beach to renew their wedding vows. While many have ...more

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Beach Tails

Sand between our toes, wet noses and wagging tails… oh and lobster tails… these are a few of our favorite things. ...more


There’s No Place Like Here

Roaring waves are a rarity when you live on Florida’s Gulf Coast. But a short drive across the state renders a different reality.

Perched ...more

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Summer Fashion in Bloom

At the Gardens Mall in Palm Beach

The air is electric – and I’m not referring to the sporadic lightning storms that ...more

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Safari in South Africa

The Call of the Wild

If animals and and nature are among your passions as they are among mine, you’ll enjoy ...more

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Frommers’ Top 10 Vacation Destinations

Each year, Frommers’ editors, authors and experts from around the world sit down to talk about the best cities, islands, beaches and other vacation destinations ...more


Luxury Travel Meets Lady Luck

You can have your cake and eat it too! If you love gaming AND traveling in style, check out these top luxury casino ...more

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No Habla Espanol? No Problema!

Special Guest Journalist, esteemed colleague and Super-Star Alyssa Villarreal provides tips on how to overcome language barriers while traveling abroad.


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A Dutch Treat: Top 5 Floral Events in Holland

Tulips are synonymous with Holland. The brightly colored bulbs bloom in all their glory throughout the spring. But visitors who find themselves here during ...more

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