B&B Chic in Venice – Settimo Cielo

We just spent four nights at Settimo Cielo and had a wonderful experience here. We had no problem finding it (using the instructions that came with the reservation confirmation email) and came in via train, and then vaporetto to Sant…

Never Never NEVER Travel List

There are certain hard and fast “no-go’s” on my travel list.  As much as I hate to admit it, in some regards, I’m not the happy-go-lucky, carefree traveler I used to be.  Every now and then, this is reinforced to…

Sleek New Riverboats Sail the Amazon

Imagine discovering places only a fortunate few have ever visited,  traveling deep into the mystical Amazon rainforest, exploring the unexplored, while floating in luxury on board your own private five star home. Imagine that – together with impeccable service, adventure…

Do You Have an incurable Case of Wanderlust?

Do you find yourself daydreaming about far-off destinations?  Or looking up airfares to exotic locales, just for the fun of it?  Then you probably have the incurable disease that has affected so many of us – wanderlust.  The folllwing article…

Travel Bucket List Experiences for Auction

I love everything about this idea… According to Travel + Leisure, Gavel&Grand, sister site of online auction house Paddle8, offers auctions of curated experiences and luxury items in support of philanthropic organizations. Most recently, they launched an auction featuring travel…

Networking at 35,000 feet? Hmmm.

Ask anyone in the travel biz, and they’ll shudder with anxiety and pop a preemptive xanax when having to work with Delta Airlines.  Delta’s customer service model is dated and about as effective as their on-time take-off record.  Which is…