Holiday Gift Ideas for Travelers


Fun holiday gift ideas for the travel fanatic in your life! 1. Tory Burch Ella Packable Tote A fun tote that is both stylish and packable! 2. Jonathan Adler Positano Pillow  A home decor reminder of favorite destinations… available in Positano, London, West Palm Beach and more… 3. A. Jaffe Engraved Map Jewelry - Diamond marks the spot! [...]

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Family Travel: Collect Experiences, Not Things.


When I first got married 10 years ago a woman I met gave me some advice that always stuck with me… she said for the first few years of their marriage she and her husband gave each other and their children “things” as gifts… electronics, jewelry, clothing, etc. but over time realized that the experiences [...]

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Two Caribbean Hotels Get Fab Refreshes

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There are two Caribbean hotels that are reopening after massive renovations and they look absolutely dreamy. Both hotels look like they have a Malliouhana on the island of Anguilla   Capella Marigot Bay on St. Lucia   Photograph via Lodging Magazine The renderings and photographs are dreamy and look well worth checking out!

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Question: Why Would I Use A Travel Agent?

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Holy cannoli! It has been almost 4 months since I blogged on Venue Safari! I have been quite distracted since April with my  new (but still related) gig as a Luxury Travel Agent with Elite Travel International. This new opportunity has given me a new outlet to do what I LOVE… researching incredible destinations for [...]

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Overwater Bungalows in the Caribbean, Central America, Bermuda & Mexico

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Was ABSOLUTELY thrilled to find this article from Islands Magazine about resorts with over water bungalow hotel rooms near the US in the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico and Bermuda. As a wedding planner, I had MANY clients visit Bora Bora for their honeymoon and rave about their amazing overwater bungalows. Going to Bora Bora is a [...]

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St. John USVI Honeymoons, St. John Villa for Destination Weddings

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Back again from St. John in the US Virgin Islands. We’ve visited St. John about 8 times in the last 10 years. St. John feels like a home away from home for us… but even with so many repeated trips we find something different to do and see every time.  This time we grabbed sandwiches [...]

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Asheville North Carolina Wedding Venues

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My best friend is getting married and I am beyond thrilled. It is extra special when I get to help a friend plan their wedding. They are considering Asheville, North Carolina for their wedding and the options are nothing short of dreamy…. First up: The Biltmore Estate via BorrowedBlueWeddings, Photo by: Brittany Connor Photography The [...]

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