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Cancun Hotels Where You Won’t Feel Like a Tourist
Cancun is the destination of choice for many Americans visiting Mexico. The city caters so much to tourists that there is an aptly named “Tourist Zone” chock full of hotels and safe options for visitors. But what if the idea of being stuck in this din of faux Mexico... Read more
24 Hours in Miami
When we set sail for our Caribbean cruise last year, we departed from Miami. I had never been there but already knew the beach and party scene wasn’t for us. Whenever I cruise, I always arrive the day before and leave the day after the ship departs. With airline... Read more
Safi: The Pottery Capital of Morocco
Chances are if you have a piece of pottery from Morocco it’s signed “Safi” on the back. Safi is not a person’s name, it’s the name of a coastal city where the bulk of Morocco’s pottery is made. In fact this is one of the only things Safi is... Read more
5 Hotels in Amsterdam for Foodies
Why go out to eat when you can stay in a great hotel, in a great city, and eat amazing food? When I really want to treat myself I choose hotels that are known for their excellent restaurants. The good news? Amsterdam has plenty! Ciel Bleu at Okura Okura... Read more
Honolulu Hotels for Foodies
When thinking of booking a trip to Hawaii the last thing you want to do is spend your days running around looking for the best things to eat. It’s much better if the best food can come right to you. Instead of planning your vacation around what to eat... Read more
Vienna Food Tours for the Hungry Traveler
Travel plans have you headed to the Austrian capital of Vienna? You know how much we love food tours so I’m rounding up some of the offerings in this great city to fill your stomach with delicious food and your head with plenty of Viennese food history. Read more
Rome: Where History Comes Alive
In some cities you have to seek out historical sites. Maybe there is a restored home or an important battlefield nearby. But in Rome there is history everywhere you look. Not only is it everywhere, but Romans are also proud to share the history of their hometown.   You... Read more
Ideas for Day Trips from Providenciales
You’ve booked a stay at one of the amazing hotels in Providenciales (after checking out my post on family friendly hotels, of course) and have started to make a list of things to do in the area but are you tempted to also book a day excursion away from the... Read more