The Four Seasons Punta Mita is the ‘Perfect’ Resort

by Jamie Edwards I love traveling to hidden, off-the-beaten-path, inaccessible, far-flung destinations. I love hotels that are boutique in size, blend seamlessly into the environment, and whose entrances are easily passed unnoticed. The Four Seasons Punta Mita is not one of those places. …

Capital Charm in Reykjavík, Iceland

by Jamie Edwards   ‘Are you going to the Blue Lagoon?’   This was undoubtedly the first question everyone asked me before my trip to Iceland. It would lead one to think that it is the only place worth seeing in the entire …

Ten Reasons to Love Summer in Stowe, Vermont

by Jamie Edwards When I was a teenager, my parents built a house in Stowe, Vermont to escape the hot New Jersey summers, and enjoy the ski slopes of Mt. Mansfield. Since I would typically visit during the winter, my view of Stowe …

My First International Trip

by Amy Brueckner Well, I have a lot to live up to after reading about Esther and Robyn’s first international trips.  There will be no chicken impersonations, no famous rock bands, no machine guns, and no hiking (heaven forbid!).  But there will be …

Cartagena is the Night Circus

by Jamie Edwards “It rained for four years, eleven months, and two days.” — Gabriel García Márquez So wrote Gabriel García Márquez, in his Nobel Prize winning novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude and single-handedly introduced magical realism, the writing style that normalizes …

Enchanted in Sedona

Maybe you’ve heard the term “transformative travel.”  But what exactly does it mean?  Well…  You tell us!  Transformative travel is unique to each individual.  For some, it may be visiting a new destination that holds some “magic” like history, art, or a personal/familial …

Do something, nothing, or everything, in St Lucia

What’s your vacation style?  Relaxation (give me a book, a drink and a lounge chair and I’m fine)?  Sight-seer extraordinaire (check every box; cross everything off my list)?  Or maybe you’re the Weekend Warrior type (did someone say zip line?!?!)?  Whatever type of …