A Day on the Carnival Dream


While I spent a bit more than 168 hours on board the Dream as their guest, I thought I’d just pick ONE of my days and let you in on a slice of it. Keep in mind that each day when you cruise brings NEW and FABULOUS…and that MY experience may be very different than […]

Getaway: Marriott Harbor Beach – Ft Lauderdale

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Disclosure: I attended a Media Day at the Harbor Beach Marriott as their guest. Further disclosure: My brother is a member of the HB Marriott Beach Club, and I go OFTEN as his guest. ALL opinions are strictly my own…I LOVE this place. There are only a few spots that I can name in South […]

What to pack: the cruise carry-on

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I like to be prepared for my trips, and while I’m the queen of traveling with JUST a carry-on when I fly, just like the Girl Scout’s taught me I come PREPARED. For a 7-day cruise on the Carnival Dream – I PACKED, and then packed some more. With no one bag limit, I think […]

Carnival Dream top 10 list


Less than two weeks ago I was cruising the Eastern Caribbean on the Carnival Dream. When I return from a major press trip, I take a while to really gather my thoughts and impressions before writing. I do this because there may have been something that happened that wasn’t absolutely perfect, and I want to […]

A guide to Key West


One of the biggest perks of living in South Florida is being able to drive to Key West in a couple of hours.  If you’ve never been it should absolutely be in the top five of your bucket list. If you’ve been, I’m guessing that you’ve been back again, and again, and again. It’s fun, […]

Le Cirque wine pairing dinner at The Bellagio


An event after my own heart, in one of my favorite girlfriend getaway cities….LAS VEGAS! The gorgeous Bellagio hotel is scheduled to host its first wine pairing dinner of 2014 at Le Cirque Saturday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. That’s right Le Cirque (and you thought it was only in NY). The four-course menu, created by […]