Want Fresh, Fast, and Healthy? Purely is the Place to Be


Being Italian, I had high expectations for the gelato at Purely. Non-traditional soft serve gelato sounded iffy at first. But no lie the gelato was so good I shed a tear. Italy will just have to wait for now. Dominic Leong, owner of Purely, informed me that he studied the art of making gelato n … Continue reading Want Fresh, Fast, and Healthy? Purely is the Place to Be

Reasons your travel insurance claim could be denied, and how to make sure it isn’t


As you can imagine, having your travel cancelled, interrupted or simply not go as planned is never ideal. When you have travel insurance, however, you can feel better knowing that at least some of your travel expenses will be reimbursed. Hurricane season starts one month from today, and after last’s years record storms, many are … Continue reading Reasons your travel insurance claim could be denied, and how to make sure it isn’t

Why I Ditched That Luxury Vacation For A Volunteering Trip


For some travelers, a ‘holiday/ vacation’ is synonymous with a relaxing time, or maybe just another break to do nothing and just chill. While I also had the option for the same, I decided to do something different and take a volunteering journey to Nepal. I had no idea how it would turn out to … Continue reading Why I Ditched That Luxury Vacation For A Volunteering Trip

Sleep Well, Do Good at This Sustainable Hotel in Antigua


When I first learned about The Good Hotel in Antigua, Guatemala, I thought, what a neat idea! This socially responsible business thrives on reinvesting 100% of their profits into the local community. Started by Amsterdam born, Marten Dresen, The Good Hotel came about from a personal backpacking trip through Guatemala which led to opening schools … Continue reading Sleep Well, Do Good at This Sustainable Hotel in Antigua

A Woman Who is Changing the Way We Travel


I first met Kelly Campbell at the 2011 Travel & Adventure Show in Atlanta where I was speaker. She & her sister, Anne, had a booth for The Village Cooperative selling fair trade jewelry & handicrafts. They also founded a travel company, The Village Experience, that organizes socially responsible tours all over the world. We … Continue reading A Woman Who is Changing the Way We Travel

This Country Has the Best Olive Oil & You Didn’t Even Know It!


When you think of good quality olive oils which countries come to mind – Italy or Spain? But did you know Croatia is emerging as the best olive-growing region in the world? Total Croatia News reported that Flos Olei, the first and most respected guide to the best olive oils in the world premiered their 2018 … Continue reading This Country Has the Best Olive Oil & You Didn’t Even Know It!

Looking for a Luxury Spring Break! Here’s Why You Need to Head to Monte Carlo


There aren’t many places in the world that give off a clearer air of luxury than Monte Carlo. Because of this, a lot of people write it off as a place they’ll probably never actually visit. But this is actually a mistake! Yes, it’s a luxurious destination. Getting there can be expensive, and some of … Continue reading Looking for a Luxury Spring Break! Here’s Why You Need to Head to Monte Carlo

2018’s Best Frequent Flyer Programs


Airline loyalty is hard to come by. Most travelers are willing to jump to another jet for the slightest of discounts. Yet roughly 7% of flights are paid for with points or miles, according to PWC. So there’s obviously value in committing to a carrier. You just have to find the right one. To help … Continue reading 2018’s Best Frequent Flyer Programs

Fly to Africa in Comfort and Get Access to the Best Airport Lounge


Which airline would you pick for a long haul flight to Africa? Last month, I flew business class on Turkish Airlines (TA) from Atlanta to Tanzania and returned via Kenya (Thank you TA for the free upgrade!). This was my first time flying business on TA. Here’s what I experienced… Seats There are 28 seats … Continue reading Fly to Africa in Comfort and Get Access to the Best Airport Lounge

Get Lucky! Have the Most Amazing Safari Experience


Are you addicted to those National Geographic documentaries on Wild Africa where they show lions hunting down a buffalo or thousands of wildebeests migrating across the Serengeti? I have probably exhausted the entire selection on big cats and wildlife shows found on Netflix. So, when I planned my trip to Masai Mara in Kenya with … Continue reading Get Lucky! Have the Most Amazing Safari Experience