White Desert, a unique Virtuoso hotel located in Halley, Antarctica

What is Virtuoso? Why should you care?

I now assume everyone knows all about Virtuoso. But the truth is I’d never heard about it until I became a travel advisor 3 years ago. And I have been obsessed with travel as long as I can remember. So…

me on the terrace of the new Cheval Blanc, Paris

Tips for traveling now

  I have been on the road for a month now…and it’s a whole new world. Not only has travel changed but it is constantly changing…some places you need a mask everywhere indoors, some places only in stores. There are…

dreaming of the desert

TIP: Wanderlist… Keeping Track of your Travel Dreams

I am busy planning a trip to Kenya.... In May.... 2021! Am I crazy? Will I go?  In May… who knows? Eventually… I sure hope so. I’ve been dreaming about Kenya for a long time. And gathering information, tips from…

my biggest travel tip for these times…

Should you travel now? Maybe not. But I have one great tip if you decide to get up and go. Many governments are actively discouraging their citizens and residents from going anywhere. Still many people are desperate to go somewhere!…

cashmere goats (photo from mongolia travel guide)

why cashmere when you travel….

I am the queen of carry on. I never check luggage. I easily go 6 weeks with just a rollaboard and a bag. I’m pretty demanding of my travel companions too… NO CHECKED LUGGAGE! So sometimes they need my advice……

wearing a mask...a lot

travelling internationally…here’s what it’s like (part two)

Seven nights, six cabs, four hotels and three trains. Here's what i discovered. Cabs: The biggest issue with cabs in Switzerland is how expensive they are. Granted you often get a Mercedes and they are spotless but still… when I…

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