What is it like to do a bucket-list trip during Covid? -by Denise Burcksen I just returned from my own bucket-list trip to Egypt, and it felt terrific to enjoy international hospitality once again! Although the jet lag from flying back really kicked my a*#, so I guess I’m rusty:) Here’s a recap of my trip in terms … Read more
Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Cabo, Mexico may be one of the most beautiful hotels I’ve every stayed at, and certainly one of the most romantic, with its twinkling lights, hand-lit candles and lanterns everywhere and trees hung with glass hearts. Now I know why Las Ventanas is always on every travel critics “BEST” list.
The location of this resort is spectacular–between mountain and ocean, and at the tip of Cabo San Lucas, on the Pacific side. Waldorf Astoria took over this property in 2019, and has only made it better. Here’s my hotel highlights review from my three night stay at Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal-
For those of you who may need a change of scenery this Fall/Winter, here’s my suggestions for lesser-known but outstanding resorts and hotels in several areas of the country, all offering privacy in an uncrowded setting, with exclusive perks for my clients. In no particular order, these top luxury resorts in the USA are all … Read more
After Angkor Wat and Cambodia’s other gorgeous temples–and truth be told, oppressive heat and humidity–I was happy to land in mountainous Laos with it’s cooler temps. I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Laos, but it became a major highlight of my trip. Where to stay in Laos There are several luxury hotels in … Read more
My client Michelee Scott is a professional photographer, and recently visited the lux tented camp Tanda Tula in the Timbavati as well as Singita Ebony Lodge in Sabi Sands…..some of her tent, lodge and safari pics are here below in the slideshow. There’s also a couple of pics from Cape Town and Dubai. MScott … Read more
I had the great fortune to get tickets to the very exclusive “Christmas Dinner in the Great Hall” at Hogwarts, on the Harry Potter movie set outside of London, and I can say without hesitation that it was worth the price of flying across the pond to attend! For those of you who do not … Read more