must see destinations
Visiting the birthplace of my grandfather had always been high on my travel bucket list. And Sicily did not disappoint! A joy to all the senses. The wine, food, people, history and views were unforgettable and I’m already planning my return trip!
After a long hiatus from Europe, I was ecstatic to be invited to a luxury travel conference in Cannes and took full advantage of exploring beautiful Southern France and glamorous Paris!
My recent trip to Kenya exceeded all of my expectations! From feeding giraffes on my balcony to getting up close and personal with lions- every day was an exceptional adventure!
I recently returned from Costa Rica and it was the perfect place to relax, rejuvenate and get excited about travel again! We visited a handful of unique hotels and my favorite activities were white water rafting and exploring Manuel Antonio National Park.
After months of being cooped up at home- what a better excuse to take an international vacation than a friend’s dazzling destination wedding! Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita did not disappoint. It was the perfect spot to recoup, re-energize and get back into what I enjoy to do the most- travel! With a prime location on the Pacific coast- mesmerizing views of the turquoise ocean greeted us every morning and every evening!
I arrived at Enchantment Resort fresh off the frustrations of the past year and ready for a much-needed reset. I was eager to unwind, let go, refocus, and narrow down on the things I genuinely wanted and set new goals. And what better spot to do this than at the heart...
This winter I was especially grateful to have at least one of my favorite activities open, accessible, and safe. It has been my saving grace and basically my only form of recreation and a social life! In a nutshell, skiing saved my sanity. And it can save yours too!
This year has kicked all out butts and made us stop taking for granite the important things in life- such as family, friends and of course travel! Let’s face it- now more than ever we are craving connections, adventures and unforgettable memories. With the Holiday right around the corner I cannot think of a better gift than the gift of travel! There is no expiration date, all budgets can be satisfied, and travel is guaranteed to raise everyone’s level of happiness.
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I recently made a goal to spread only positive news for an entire month and wow it was hard! Today we are bombarded with negative information and sad stories. For me- reflecting on travel brings me great joy and gratitude. Check out the 7 most vibrant places I’ve ever visited. These regions are guaranteed to uplift your mood!
My friend and client Lara Buelow interviewed me about Travel and COVID-19 on April 12th. Although much has changed since then, not much has changed! Check out my thoughts on all things travel, the coronavirus and moving forward in a pandemic.
A professional wine connoisseur and storyteller tells us all about South African wine, humorous stories from his wine tours, surfing and the local region!
Futbol trash talking, pairing wine with local delicacies, linking culture to street art in Bogota and Buenos Aires, and, of course, the inevitable coffee snob moment. Watch the video to learn more about Colombia and Argentina and meet my fun partners!
According to a recent poll 87% of respondents want to take a road trip this summer. My furry friend Mayor Parker the Snow Dog just got back from an epic 3-week west coast road trip! Read all about it here.
The award-winning Velas Resorts is welcoming travelers back to three of their resorts in Mexico with enhanced hygiene and safety protocols.
It is no surprise the travel industry was one of the hardest hit industries in the pandemic we are all facing. I’ve been hosting more virtual travel events lately than booking actual trips. However, that is starting to change! Here are my recommendations on how to move forward with travel plans during a pandemic.
I knew this was my chance to finally visit the 7th continent. This wasn’t just a great decision; it was a life-changing one!
When my daughter invited me to join on her the popular Inca Trail hike to Machu Pichhu, without hesitation I said yes! We have been on countless adventures together and I was not about to miss out on one. Plus, exploring Peru has been on my bucket list. In order to...
Meet MicheleTravels business owner, Michele Friedmann. Learn about her passion for travel and how she can help you book the trip of a lifetime.
On my last excursion, during my trip to Antartica, we got the chance to see over 10,000 Gentoo Penguins surrounded by beautiful glaciers.
Traveling to Cuba has been a lifelong dream of mine and I finally got to go. Here’s an honest account of my recent trip to Cuba: the good, the bad and the funny.
Colombia is a country of love, power and will. I learned that it’s nothing short of miraculous. Here’s what else I learned and did during my trip to Colombia.