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Scottsdale Travel Guide

Deana Roberts, travel coordinator, recently traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona to visit top resorts and sample the many activities and sights and provides this report: With plenty to do, see, and explore as well as luxury resorts perfect for relaxation, Scottsdale, Arizona is southwestern oasis great for families, couples, and friends. Learn more about this destination […]

Best places to stay in Jackson Hole

As a skier, Jackson, Wyoming, with its beautiful Teton Mountain range, has always been on my want-to-go list. I recently got to check it off after a trip with, one of my favorite partners for planning mountain vacations. I had a great time on the slopes and touring the town and ski village, especially […]

Tourism is alive and well in Greece!

Despite financial issues, Greece remains a delightful vacation destination with easy travel logistics, acceptance of credit cards and cash, luxury hotels in great shape, fabulous restaurants, and a true love of country and culture. The Greeks are a proud people, eager to welcome you and make sure you enjoy your stay with them. I recently […]

10 reasons why I love Costa Rica for families

1.  Nature!  Costa Rica has a very rich offering of biodiversity with several national parks featuring native and unique creatures and habitats such as beaches, jungles and cloud forests.  One of our favorite experiences was a night walk with lots of very loud frogs.  Our guide could “converse” with one of them!   2.  Ease […]

Let’s plan a great ski vacation!

Choosing a destination.  By combining my own ski travel experience with the expertise of my partner,, we can help you choose the right resort for your family or group. We will consider the variety of mountain terrain, ease of travel, local nightlife scene, lodging options, and local activities. I’ll ask, “How much skiing you wish […]

Let’s go skiing!

So, you want to take the kids skiing?  We waited until ours could put on their own boots and carry their own skis, and after a few warm-up trips on the East Coast (with way too much rain . . .), it was time to head west!  Our favorite family ski resort destination was Steamboat, […]

Punta Islita in Costa Rica

Set on a lush hillside canyon in a remote oceanfront location, with much of the surrounding land a part of the property, Punta Islita is an opportunity to experience a more authentic version of Costa Rica, but still enjoy luxury accommodations, gourmet fresh, local cuisine, stunning views, a beautiful spa, and several on-property or nearby […]

Turks & Caicos Islands

Beach, spa and watersports lovers:  these islands are for you!  I recently traveled to the Turks & Caicos archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, just south of the Bahamas and on the edge of the Caribbean, to see for myself the incredibly blue water and long, white sand beaches, indulgent spas, and secluded getaways frequented by […]

The Springs Resort, Arenal, Costa Rica

Having sent many families to this resort with beautiful views of the Arenal Volcano, I wanted to see it for myself, so I planned a quick trip to check it out.  There are many nice properties in the area, but this one is the first choice for families wanting a full-service resort experience.  All the […]

The Ranch at Rock Creek, Philipsburg, MT

It just doesn’t get any better than this for a western-style, fun-filled family vacation!  There are dude ranches, and then there is The Ranch at Rock Creek.  As a Relais & Chateaux property, the Ranch is a full-service, 5-star resort located outside of Missoula, Montana, offering incredibly beautiful scenery and accommodations, gourmet meals, a great […]