MT Top Spots | Private Beach Hideaways

I am craving seclusion. Even after much solitude in social distancing times, I am still desiring an escape from it all. A place where I can truly relax. I imagine you’re feeling the same way, too? Especially you moms and dads who have been cooped up with your children. As normal life makes a slow […]

April 20, 2020

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MT top spots | domestic getaways

The situation at hand (cough cough Coronavirus) is changing the travel landscape, perhaps forever. We have quite a few predictions about the future of the travel industry both in the short term and long term. One of those predictions is that domestic getaways will be popular before international travel. Not only that, but it might […]

April 20, 2020

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mt kitchen: arroz con pollo

The next edition in my MT Kitchen series explores a traditional Spanish dish, Arroz Con Pollo! It is a close sister of Paella, a Spanish dish that originated in Valencia. I am a picky eater, improving day by day. I don’t love the seafood in paella, so I opt for a simpler arroz con pollo […]

April 15, 2020

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MT Kitchen: Ravioli Edition

I have had many quarantine realizations, both personal and business related. I’m sure you’ve had quite a few too! My latest has been that I’ve taken many cooking classes around the world and yet, I don’t practice those skills. Hardly ever do I come home and master the skills or remake the recipes. Shout out […]

April 9, 2020

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major recap: le blanc los cabos

Le Blanc Los Cabos is the newest to the Palace Resorts collection. It is a beautiful resort set in between Grand Velas Los Cabos and Solaz, the newest Marriott property to hit the scene. Palace Resorts is a massive collection with hotels in Cancun, Los Cabos, and Jamaica (soon to be DR, too!). Their luxury […]

March 31, 2020

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5 Favorite Quick Weekend Getaways

Baha Mar The latest gem to hit the Bahamas is just a short flight away from the East Coast and a 15-minute drive from the airport. There are three hotels to choose from based on your style. The Rosewood for those looking to splurge and indulge in a luxury getaway. The SLS for millennials and […]

February 14, 2020

Rosewood Baha Mar_weekendgetaways

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Philippines Travel 101

The Philippines is an insanely beautiful chain of islands that we merely touched during our 10 day stay. We could island hop for hours, exploring hidden beaches and lagoons, uninhabited islands, and sandbars that come to life only during low tide. It feels like a bucket list destination that contains some of the most magical […]

January 21, 2020

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3 Travel Takeaways from 2019

2019 was an incredible, whirlwind year! I truly embodied a Major Traveler. I stepped foot on to two new continents and 7 new countries. I met many new people, saw World Wonders and World Heritage sites, experienced the magic of Africa and immersed myself in foreign cultures. Most importantly, I had the honor of being […]

January 15, 2020

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my top 5: tips for staying healthy while traveling

I am very serious when it comes to being healthy while traveling. I’m mostly talking about plane travel here, not visiting the hotel gym (because that’s never fun). Staying healthy while traveling encompasses a lot of moving parts. Not only do you need to maintain your health, but you also need to be conscious about […]

November 15, 2019

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Luang Prabang, Laos

Next door to Thailand is a country called Laos and the tiny city of Luang Prabang that I just about fell in love with. Luang Prabang is located in northern Laos and at the intersection of the Khan and Mekong Rivers. The city has an old world charm and a calm that is rarely found […]

November 5, 2019

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