FLORIDA


A review of a luxury holiday in FLORIDA. An insider’s guide to the best luxury hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Discover where to go, what to see and what to eat in FLORIDA, with Carmen Edelson.

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The Most Instagrammable Photo Spots in Fort Lauderdale

The Most Instagrammable Photo Spots in Fort Lauderdale

ARTS, FLORIDA, FORT LAUDERDALE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
I am lucky to call the beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale home. With its beautiful beaches, vibrant art scene, varied dining and shopping options, there’s just an endless amount of things to see and enjoy! And if you’re a visual…
I am lucky to call the beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale home. With its beautiful beaches, vibrant art scene, varied dining and shopping options, there’s just an endless amount of things to see and…
New Luxurious Preferred Hotels & Resorts Opening Around the World in 2021

New Luxurious Preferred Hotels & Resorts Opening Around the World in 2021

CALIFORNIA, CHICAGO, EUROPE, FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LONDON, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, MIAMI, NEW YORK, TRAVEL, UNITED KINGDOM, UNITED STATES
A new year always brings new hope and excitement! And while most travel still isn’t possible right now, we are hoping the world will open up at some point in 2021. And when it does, we are ready to explore…
A new year always brings new hope and excitement! And while most travel still isn’t possible right now, we are hoping the world will open up at some point in 2021. And when it…
Tips for Planning a Luxury Vacation to Miami

Tips for Planning a Luxury Vacation to Miami

FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, MIAMI, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Especially if you love enjoying water sports and chilling at the beach, Miami, Fl is one of the best places to visit in the US. Away from Miami Beach, the third-most populous metropolis on the east coast boasts plenty of…
Especially if you love enjoying water sports and chilling at the beach, Miami, Fl is one of the best places to visit in the US. Away from Miami Beach, the third-most populous metropolis on…
The Florida Keys: A Divine Seafood Experience

The Florida Keys: A Divine Seafood Experience

FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
The Florida Keys are often disregarded because of the time required to reach them. Although they are a reasonable distance from most cities in the U.S, they offer absolutely unbelievable beauty and adventure. The Florida Keys are the perfect destination…
The Florida Keys are often disregarded because of the time required to reach them. Although they are a reasonable distance from most cities in the U.S, they offer absolutely unbelievable beauty and adventure. The…
Stay in Luxury with Preferred Hotels & Resorts: Montage Laguna Beach Review

Stay in Luxury with Preferred Hotels & Resorts: Montage Laguna Beach Review

CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Our team at Carmen’s Luxury Travel has made the most out of 2020 with staycations both in California and Florida. As always, we only like to share the best of the best in terms of luxury travel, and Preferred Hotels…
Our team at Carmen’s Luxury Travel has made the most out of 2020 with staycations both in California and Florida. As always, we only like to share the best of the best in terms…
A Weekend Guide to Exploring Tallahassee

A Weekend Guide to Exploring Tallahassee

FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, TRAVEL
Another month in 2020 means another staycation for me! There’s no better time to “explore your own backyard” and this time I explored my state’s capital: Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee’s rolling landscape is unique among Florida’s other major cities. I was…
Another month in 2020 means another staycation for me! There’s no better time to “explore your own backyard” and this time I explored my state’s capital: Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee’s rolling landscape is unique among…
Staycations in Florida: Aloft Delray Beach Hotel

Staycations in Florida: Aloft Delray Beach Hotel

FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
If you’re a fan of Marriott hotels, Alfot properties are under the same umbrella, but even more contemporary and hip. The Aloft Delray Beach is no exception, offering an ideal location in Downtown Delray, and only a few minutes drive…
If you’re a fan of Marriott hotels, Alfot properties are under the same umbrella, but even more contemporary and hip. The Aloft Delray Beach is no exception, offering an ideal location in Downtown Delray,…
Top 12 Outdoor Dining Spots with Water Views in Fort Lauderdale

Top 12 Outdoor Dining Spots with Water Views in Fort Lauderdale

FLORIDA, FOOD + WINE, FORT LAUDERDALE, LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
During these challenging times, it is much safer to dine outdoors, and thankfully, Florida’s year-round sunshine will allow you to do just that! As a local, I certainly know some of the best places to eat in Fort Lauderdale. Below…
During these challenging times, it is much safer to dine outdoors, and thankfully, Florida’s year-round sunshine will allow you to do just that! As a local, I certainly know some of the best places…
Best Getaway Spots For The Winter

Best Getaway Spots For The Winter

CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
If you purchased one of the houses for sale in Toronto and aren’t looking forward to spending all winter bundled up simply enduring the cold, it’s time to start thinking about a getaway. Whether you want to go somewhere that…
If you purchased one of the houses for sale in Toronto and aren’t looking forward to spending all winter bundled up simply enduring the cold, it’s time to start thinking about a getaway. Whether…
Plan a Luxury Spa Day in Fort Lauderdale: The Spa at Auberge Beach

Plan a Luxury Spa Day in Fort Lauderdale: The Spa at Auberge Beach

FLORIDA, FORT LAUDERDALE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Self-care is important now more than ever in 2020, and while I’ve recently written about great ways to take care of your wellness at home, there’s nothing better than treating yourself to a spa day. Whether you just need to…
Self-care is important now more than ever in 2020, and while I’ve recently written about great ways to take care of your wellness at home, there’s nothing better than treating yourself to a spa…
A Luxury Island Escape in Florida: Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

A Luxury Island Escape in Florida: Little Palm Island Resort & Spa

FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Whether it is a staycation in 2020, or a future trip to Florida, an escape to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is guaranteed to be an unforgettable one. This 4-acre, luxury private island is located on the gorgeous Florida…
Whether it is a staycation in 2020, or a future trip to Florida, an escape to Little Palm Island Resort & Spa is guaranteed to be an unforgettable one. This 4-acre, luxury private island…
Luxury Oceanfront Property in Fort Lauderdale: Pelican Grand Beach Resort Review

Luxury Oceanfront Property in Fort Lauderdale: Pelican Grand Beach Resort Review

FLORIDA, FOOD + WINE, FORT LAUDERDALE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Summer 2020, or all of 2020 in fact, is the perfect time to enjoy a staycation! Being a tourist in your own city can be exciting, and everyone needs to recharge over the summer. I recently enjoyed a coastal-chic waterfront…
Summer 2020, or all of 2020 in fact, is the perfect time to enjoy a staycation! Being a tourist in your own city can be exciting, and everyone needs to recharge over the summer.…
The Best Lunch Spots in Miami, Florida

The Best Lunch Spots in Miami, Florida

FLORIDA, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, MIAMI, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Miami’s food scene is very impressive, with no shortage of fabulous fine dining restaurants to enjoy. Living nearby in Fort Lauderdale, I’ve been lucky to discover so many restaurants that are perfect for every occasion. If you’re looking for the…
Miami’s food scene is very impressive, with no shortage of fabulous fine dining restaurants to enjoy. Living nearby in Fort Lauderdale, I’ve been lucky to discover so many restaurants that are perfect for every…