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What’s a Toe-Dip Trip and Why You Might Want to Consider One

Not ready to take the big vaxication** plunge quite yet?  Perhaps a “toe-dip trip” (a smaller vacation to build travel confidence) is right for you!  Real Simple interviewed CIRE’s own luxury vacation and honeymoon-planning guru, Esther Klijn, about her tips for getting back …

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 …

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Our Top 5 Hotel Picks in Mexico Right Now

Looking for a change of scenery from your current quarantine location?  Or maybe you’re thinking ahead for your annual holiday getaway?  Better yet, perhaps you’re planning a “vaxication” (2021 word of the year possibility!) to celebrate a recent shot in the arm or …

Eric’s Wellness Journey

Did you know CIRE president, Eric Hrubant, is a certified yoga instructor?  Did you also know that, in addition to Madonna, Whitney, and Janet, his workout playlist includes Steely Dan and Hall & Oates?  And are you aware that he is the ONLY …

The Perfect Weekend in Chicago

One of the most popular travel blogs on the web (other than ours, of course!) is A Luxury Travel Blog.  When they were looking for the perfect weekend itinerary in Chicago, they turned to CIRE president, Eric Hrubant.  Plan a fun weekend getaway or …