Anguilla · Arizona · California · Europe · Florida · Italy · Louisiana · North Carolina · Tropical Bliss · Uncategorized · United States

Alfresco Dining (the enchantment of dining outdoors)

There is just something magical about dining outside.  The picture above (located at Spencer's Restaurant in Palm Springs, California) caught my eye.  Everything about it is enchanting.  Hanging lanterns, glowing table lamps, and the flickering flames from a fire pit transform an ordinary day into something mystical. Any alfresco dining will do!  Here are some… Continue reading Alfresco Dining (the enchantment of dining outdoors)

Florida · Tropical Bliss · United States

Escape to the tropics at the New Universal theme park opening May 25, 2017 ( use new wrist -wearable technology to save your place in line)

An island retreat and water-theme park unlike any other in the world is opening at the end of this month in Orlando. Tropical resorts in destinations such as Bali and the Middle East served as inspiration for the creation of this new water paradise. At this park, you won't have to carry your tube to… Continue reading Escape to the tropics at the New Universal theme park opening May 25, 2017 ( use new wrist -wearable technology to save your place in line)

Abacos · Andros · Berry Islands · Bimini · Eleuthera · Exumas · Florida · Grand Bahamas · Nassau & Paradise Island · The Keys · Tropical Bliss · United States

Elevate your travel experience by taking a seaplane to your South Florida or Bahamian Island resort getaway (get started by flying into Fort Lauderdale International Airport!)

Some of the fabulous destinations &/or islands you can fly into via seaplane out of Fort Lauderdale (FLL) on Tropic Ocean Airways are:  The Berry Islands, Grand Bahama Island, The Abacos, Nassau & Paradise Island, Andros, Bimini, South Florida, the Exumas, and Eleuthera. Make sure to scroll down & check out the Berry Island offer… Continue reading Elevate your travel experience by taking a seaplane to your South Florida or Bahamian Island resort getaway (get started by flying into Fort Lauderdale International Airport!)

Florida · The Keys · Tropical Bliss · United States

Fly to a private resort on a seaplane (in the Florida Keys)

Thanks to my splurging on a Roku last fall (so that I could watch Netflix on my non-smart TV), I made a valuable discovery by watching free Florida travel videos .....  it is possible to fly .... on a seaplane(lands on water) ....to a private island ....and stay overnight .... in the United States!  Yes!… Continue reading Fly to a private resort on a seaplane (in the Florida Keys)

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico · Tropical Bliss

Cabo San Lucas ( showing you the jaw-dropping views from Esperanza – an Auberge Resort)

WARNING:  The following information may cause you to:  A.)  Stop what you are doing immediately & race to Google Search  B.)  Board the cheapest & quickest flight to "Cabo" (because you are a smart & savvy traveler!)  C.)   Find yourself joyfully sipping the signature  "¿ Por Qué No?"  Esperanza cocktail Yummy!  Pinterest. while D.)… Continue reading Cabo San Lucas ( showing you the jaw-dropping views from Esperanza – an Auberge Resort)

Aruba · Tropical Bliss

Aruba (swimming in a “natural” pool & looking at ancient cliff drawings)

As I was writing about romantic dining in Aruba yesterday, I found some other fascinating activities to enjoy on this island.  Arikok National Park occupies about 20% of Aruba.  Here you can experience everything from a rough & jagged coastline to desert hills filled with cacti to prehistoric cave drawings. The "natural" pool (called "Conchi"… Continue reading Aruba (swimming in a “natural” pool & looking at ancient cliff drawings)

Tropical Bliss

Romantic waterfront dining (in Aruba at the Hyatt Regency)

I'm thinking about taking a trip to a Caribbean island, something that I have never experienced.  So today I checked out http://www.aruba.com/aruba-vacations/deals-and-offers.  This is the tourism authority for Aruba.  On this site I found a resort that had a beautiful picture of a restaurant overlooking the water ... So, I went to the Hyatt's website… Continue reading Romantic waterfront dining (in Aruba at the Hyatt Regency)