The Luxury All-Inclusive Resort: NOT an Oxymoron

by Amy Brueckner Author’s note:  I took this trip to Mexico in January, before any travel restrictions. But I’m happy to report that Mexico is open to Americans arriving by air, and the Grand Velas Riviera Maya is open and practicing exceptional health …

My First International Trip

by Robyn Panaccione When Eric asked me to share the story of my first international trip, I dug up the journals I kept as a teenager.  Wow!  It brought back so many memories.  As a luxury and corporate travel planner (or a CIRE …

Destination DC: 24 ways to get local in Georgetown

The third installment in our “closer to home” city series is here!  First up was New York where we visited the hot spots in Brooklyn with CIRE luxury vacation advisor, Esther Klijn.  Next, we headed to Boston to find out the favorite local …

My First (Solo) International Trip

by Esther Klijn I’ve lived abroad on a few occasions. Each experience has given me stories for a lifetime, but nothing compares to my first week living in Italy as a college student. While technically not my very first trip abroad, it was …

Our Favorite Places: Top Boston Picks from the Travel Pros

A few months back, our honeymoon planner extraordinaire, Esther Klijn, shared her top picks and favorite haunts in her beloved Brooklyn.  In our newest “closer to home” installment, we reached out to some of our favorite travel industry partners and die-hard Bostonians for …