Royalton Bavaro

I had a chance to visit the Dominican Republic this month for a few resort inspections and to stay at the all new Royalton Bavaro. This property opened just over 2 months ago. This is a family friendly resort (more on that to come) on Bavaro Beach, which is absolutely beautiful! We are talking soft […]

Whale Sharks in Isla Mujeres

    Isla Mujeres and her visitors are blessed once a year with the world’s most amazing opportunity to experience Whale Sharks in their natural habitat! Whale sharks are the largest fish on the planet. These gentle giants are filter-feeders and are harmless to humans.   (Open mouth beauty photo credit Dzeni H) They reach […]


I recently explored Aruba otherwise known as the happy island! The island is 19.6 miles long and 6 miles across, with a total area of 70 square miles. Located just below the hurricane belt, and unlike many islands in the Caribbean, the climate is dry, so rarely is there a rainy day. On the south and west coasts of […]

Norwegian Getaway

JUST SAILED… the Norwegian Getaway in October and truly enjoyed the ship. I am a NCL fan so that is no surprise! This ship is ALL Miami, and that’s exactly what Norwegian Cruise Line was going for when they built it. The hull’s art is designed by Miami artist David “LEBO” Le Batard. The painting […]

RIU Palace Peninsula-All Inclusive

Last month I stayed at the RIU Palace Peninsula for a few nights while doing resort inspections in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. This property opened in 2012 and has 562-rooms and an amazing beachfront view! This is the newest of the Riu’s Cancun properties. The beach location is stunning and it is surrounded by […]

All Girls Getaway aboard the Emerald Princess

A feel of the classic Mediterranean in the Caribbean!   She debuted in 2007, one of the fleets largest ships with 900 balconies.  An upgrade in 2015 helped the ship maintain its public areas and she received the new Princess Luxury bed (amazing). Emerald Princess has a classic European piazza feel. The ship’s atrium has […]

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas

Just one look at the Oasis of the Seas and you know this ship is unlike anything out there! Weighing in at 225 tons, the Oasis of the Seas comes close to being the largest ship in the world! Her sister ship, Allure of the Seas has her beat — by five centimeters. No worries, […]

Napa Valley

  Napa Valley is a renowned wine‑producing region north of San Francisco, with hundreds of vineyards set amid rolling hills. Its wineries range from small, family-run estates to landmarks such as Robert Mondavi Winery, offering summertime concerts and year-round tastings. 
This was my first trip to Napa and I really enjoyed it. There is really […]

Vegas BABY! Red Rock and the Hoover Dam

Recently did a quick trip to Vegas for a convention and I must say it does NOT disappoint!   We stayed a few nights at the Westin Lake Las Vegas to relax a bit before we hit the strip! This property is about 30 minutes from the strip and I do recommend a car. It […]

Disney Dream

We sailed aboard the Disney Dream for our second time. I think we already knew this, but our cruise on the Dream proved that three nights just isn’t long enough. It is an amazing ship with just the right amount of Disney touches where it is not overwhelming! We all know that Disney does things […]

Sandals La Source Grenada

Sandals La Source Grenada This was our last visit on our Mega Fam and I must add it was the most stunning! Sandals operates resorts in seven Caribbean islands but Grenada is said to be the finest and aims at a high level of luxury. I absolutely agree! If you are looking for something a […]

Beaches Turks & Caicos

Absolute Caribbean envy… Beaches Resorts in the Turks and Caicos is the Ultimate All inclusive Getaway! Located in exotic Grace Bay in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos which I may add is also ranked one of the top ten best scuba diving destinations in the world so you KNOW the beaches are AMAZING!! This is truly […]

Sandals Emerald Bay

  The Exuma Islands are a chain of 365 islands and cays that span hundreds of miles of clear blue water. That’s right one for every day of the year!   Great Exuma is an exclusive and undiscovered destination! It is not the Bahamas you are used to! The Beaches are absolutely breathtaking! and they […]

A Visit to Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort!

Splash back to the 1950’s and 60’s for endless family fun at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort. From the moment you arrive, you will be taken back to the iconic beach resorts of the era. With a hip, vintage look, the resort offers 1,800 on-site rooms – including 900 family suites and 900 standard guest […]

Hard Rock Riviera Maya

The All NEW Hard Rock Riviera Maya! Located in Playa del Carmen about 1 hour from the Cancun airport. This resort is divided into 2….Hacienda, which is the family property and Heaven, which is ADULTS only. This is the 1,264-room Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. And this is where luxury meets satisfaction on a stage […]