Experience Seattle Like A Local

If a trip to Seattle is in your future, we have some ideas to help you experience the city like a local from people who know. We turned to our own travel planning associate, Rebecca Sanders, who recently returned from Seattle and two …

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Our Favorite Things: Hotel Ändra Seattle, Washington

Part I of a II part series featuring our favorite Seattle homes away from home. Four things we love about the sophisticated, boutique Hotel Ändra:     The ideal location Located in Seattle’s midtown, Hotel Ändra is perfectly located in between the Belltown …

Thinking About Traveling to Cuba?

Don’t pack your Habanera dance shoes just yet… A long-standing travel restriction to Cuba required U.S. citizens to travel there only for legitimate reasons, gain licenses and visas, book their travel through an authorized travel agency arranging “people-to-people” exchanges or depart for Cuba …

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Our Favorite Things: The Miracle Foundation

Normally, this is where I write about one of my favorite places, things, etc. I’m becoming quite the Oprah of the travel industry. (Sorry, I can’t dole out freebies to the audience. But I definitely get you the best rates and perks.) This …

Things To Do During A Layover In Dubai

Dubai is a city of contrasts with its opulent hotels and local bazaars. Go touristy or immerse yourself in Dubai’s culture outside the city limits. Just keep cultural differences in mind. Wear modest clothing. Cover shoulders. If you’re traveling with a partner, hold …

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Our Favorite Places: One&Only The Palm, Dubai

“Beyond words.” “Have to see it to believe it.” These are just a few phrases that come to mind when asked about One&Only The Palm in Dubai. First of all, Dubai is a city that’s unlike any other. Add a literal oasis in …

Things To Do During A Layover In Los Angeles

Given the notorious freeway traffic and long lines for security and check in, make sure you have plenty of time before leaving LAX on your layover adventure. If you’re unsure, just ask us. Once you account for traffic and check in, five hours …

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Our Favorite Places: Old Stone Farm, Rhinebeck, New York

Old Stone Farm is a luxury country inn, retreat, and wellness center, quite different than your average Hudson Valley Resort. The Farm’s slogan is “A Field of Dreams for Body, Mind and Spirit.” And never have truer words been used to describe your …