Major Recap: La Quinta Palm Springs

The second stop on my desert birthday celebration vacation was the gorgeous La Quinta Palm Springs, a Waldorf Astoria resort. I know, when you hear the words “La Quinta”, you’re probably reminded of a small chain hotel. But this property is named La Quinta because it is technically in La Quinta, California! It’s located about […]

July 28, 2019

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Major Recap: Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage

Any summer birthday readers? I used to hate having a summer birthday, but now it certainly has it’s perks! A few years ago, I started going on birthday trips with my mom. She would let me pick the destination and we would plan the details from there. This year I decided to go to the […]

July 28, 2019

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Major Recap: Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

China features a lot of “tallest”, “largest”, “highest”, “biggest”, _______ in the world. In fact, China is known for being the Guinness World Records’ fastest growing market. The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong keeps in trend with being the highest hotel in the world! It features 312 guest rooms, all with amazing views of the city. […]

April 10, 2019

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Major Recap: Londolozi South Africa

The final stop on our South African vacation was Londolozi. Located on the Sabi Sands Reserve, Londolozi consists of 5 camps, all with their unique, luxurious vibes – Pioneer Camp, Varty Camp, Founders Camp, Granite Suites and Tree Camp. Sabi Sands is a private game reserve located next to Kruger National Park, which is infamous […]

January 17, 2019

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Major Recap: Tswalu Kalahari South Africa

It’s hard to even begin to describe a safari experience in Africa. My thoughts the entire time can be summed up in the phrase, “I can’t believe it’s all real”. Our first safari stop was at a place in the Kalahari Desert named Tswalu Kalahari. I could tell you stories upon stories about the excitement […]

January 16, 2019

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Guide To: Cape Town, South Africa

1.Cage Dive with the sharks You can read more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity here! 2. The Winelands Because everyone loves wine. The heart of South African wines lies just an hour outside of Cape Town in Stellenbosch and Franschoek. The settings are picturesque and the wines are stellar. You can read more about the wine […]

January 16, 2019

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Guide to: Winelands in Cape Town, South Africa

Wine tasting is one of the best ways to spend a day (or two) in Cape Town. Who am I kidding? It’s the best way to spend a few days anywhere in the world. Combine top notch South African wines with the gorgeous Stellenbosch landscape and you have a truly perfect day. Stellenbosch was the […]

January 13, 2019

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Cage Diving in Cape Town, South Africa

I have quite the laundry list of bucket list items. Who doesn’t? My list includes some life-risking things such as sky-diving, Devil’s pool, swimming with whales and cage-diving with sharks. I finally got to check that last one off in Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town is known for being the home of shark alley, […]

January 13, 2019

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Major Recap: Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a 5-star luxury all-inclusive resort in Mexico with the motto, “Beyond all inclusive, beyond all compare”. MY kind of place! I’ve become quite obsessed with Mexico lately. It’s a short flight from Atlanta and you can be laying on the beach within three hours of takeoff. Mexico is a great […]

October 22, 2018

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Major Recap: Barnsley Resort

Barnsley Resort is a sweet little property near Rome, Georgia, about an hour away from Atlanta. Hear me when say it is THE weekend getaway for all of you Georgia friends. Sometimes you just want to hop in the car and get out of town for the weekend. Something quiet, something close. Well this is […]

October 3, 2018

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