The Perfect Weekend Getaway

Looking for that perfect weekend get-away?  Destination found! Only 2.5 hours from New York City, in the Catskills. Scribner’s Catskill Lodge is located at the base of Hunter Mountain and is your complete weekend oasis. Since 1966, Scribner’s has welcomed and warmed the spirits of adventurers seeking refuge from their daily lives and explorers looking for something…

7 Tips For the Perfect Road Trip

Going on a road trip has its pros and cons. Pros, you’re going on an awesome adventure; cons, it can be costly. Here are some hacks you can try to balance those pros and cons to reach vacation nirvana. 1. Download a gas app: One of the most costly aspects of any road trip, especially in…

Next Stop, Belize!

For some reason I have always wanted to go to Belize. To me, it has always sounded like a faraway land, even though their official language is English and Belize City is just a two and a half hour plane ride from Houston. Being in the airline industry, I have the opportunity to travel pretty…

Weekend Fall Adventures – Pumpkin Patches, Apple Picking, Hayrides & More

Dykeman Farm – Upstate New York 31 Dykeman Lane Pawling, NY 12564 (845) 832-6068 dykemanfarm.com You can take a hayride, pick your own pumpkin or buy a variety of seasons vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, gourd & squashes at the Farm stand. Weekends in October, including Columbus Day. Open from 10 am- 5 pm, Admission & hayrides are…

AirBnb Tips, Tricks, & Etiquette

AirBnB has become a trademark of the sharing economy, allowing travelers to find alternative, low-priced lodging and earning locals extra cash. As simple as the concept sounds, this trend comes with its own set of manners. Sharon Schweitzer, J.D., a cross-cultural consultant, international protocol expert and the founder of Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide, has five…

Summer Travel Accessories

PODO Camera The Podo camera is the wireless, stick-anywhere (over and over) camera that helps you take the perfect shot. Just stick, shoot, and share! What you capture is up to you, not the length of your arm. No selfie-stick? No problem. Stick and re-stick Podo on the wall to enjoy your own portable photo booth….

Summer Beach Bag Must Haves

Summer is just around the corner (even if it doesn’t feel like it on a rainy day like today) and this is not your average beach bag. Check out these must haves for all your beach going needs – from entertainment to beauty! Compexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream is a multitasking…

10 Mother-Daughter Getaways for Mother’s Day

Shopping for mom is always the hardest!  Pasta picture frames don’t quite make the grade as a Mother’s Day gift once darling daughter’s grown, but time together – especially when it takes the form of a weekend getaway – is something Mom will always treasure. We’ve gathered a few ideas to appeal to mothers and…

Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan

Opening March 5th at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington D.C. Come and visit this unique exhibition, which tells the story of Afghanistan’s contemporary artistic culture through the voices of Afghan artisans leading its revival. Beautiful site-specific objects are combined with architectural woodwork, immersive video, and large-scale photographs. AFGHAN ARTISAN PRODUCTS CREATED BY…

Montreal, Quebec – Renaissance Montreal Hotel

In the heart of Downtown Montreal, the new Renaissance Montreal (which made its stylish debut last month) is offering guests a chance to rediscover the magic of winter as an official hotel sponsor of Montreal en Lumière, one of the largest winter festivals in the world. Open Feb. 18 – March 5, this annual event…

9 Ultimate Valentine’s Day Getaways

Let’s face it, if they wanted a watch or necklace they would buy it themselves! This valentines day give your significant other what they really way – a vacation away from loud neighbors, screaming bosses, and lousy weather! Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa: Lovebirds looking to pull out all the stops can head…

Women of Resilience Conference

Women of Resilience Conference February 11- 14, 2016  –  Drury Plaza Hotel, Santa Fe NM EMBRACE your Resilience, REALIZE your Courage, and EXPERIENCE your Inner Power. This is an exciting new conference proudly presented by The American Institute of Medical Education & Creativity and Madness. The conference is chaired by Jacqueline Berz Panter, MA, MS and…