Tag Archives : Family Travel

Ten Things to Love about Safari Travel

1.  Glorious baths and outdoor showers.  At the end of an exciting but dusty day, there’s nothing like a hot shower with only the star-filled African sky overhead.   2.  Inclusive Prices. Our preferred camps and lodges provide all meals and beverages, so you’ll be free from paying bills during travel.  In addition, I like to arrange […]

Ritz Carlton Amelia Island

The Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island is a lovely resort on the north Florida coast near Jacksonville featuring full beach services, an elegant spa, an award-winning gourmet restaurant, fitness facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, and a golf course right on property.  All rooms have a view of the ocean, either from the lead-in coastal view […]

Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa

Disney has done a wonderful job of creating a resort designed to reflect authentic Hawaiian culture and history, minimizing the more generic “polynesian” theme that can pervade the islands.  The lobby is stunning and features a beautiful mural depicting the history of the state.  The rooms here are pricey, but quite nice.  All food and […]

The Royal Hawaiian on Waikiki Beach

This 1927 flagship Honolulu hotel on Waikiki Beach, lovingly called the Pink Palace of the Pacific, is very elegant and tranquil and attracts an international crowd.  The hotel closed in 2008 for a complete renovation, and reopened in 2009 as a member of The Luxury Collection under the Starwood brand.  In 2010, an extensive renovation of […]