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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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5 Places to Soak up the Sun this Winter

5 Places to Soak up the Sun this Winter

CENTRAL AMERICA, EUROPE, FLORIDA, GREECE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, SPAIN, UNITED STATES
Grab the thermals and slippers, because (and I don’t want to be the one to break this to you), winter is coming. It’s been a better summer than most here in the UK, but it’s no surprise that every year…
Grab the thermals and slippers, because (and I don’t want to be the one to break this to you), winter is coming. It’s been a better summer than most here in the UK, but…
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

FLORIDA, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, UNITED STATES
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. It’s only an hour and a half drive from Orlando. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the property is one of the…
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. It’s only an hour and a half drive from Orlando. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida,…
Key Largo’s Newest Luxury Resort – Playa Largo Resort & Spa

Key Largo’s Newest Luxury Resort – Playa Largo Resort & Spa

FLORIDA, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, UNITED STATES
It’s been over 21 years since a resort has been built in the Upper Keys, but the much anticipated Playa Largo Resort & Spa just had the honor of greeting guests into this incredible 144-room paradise. Playa Largo is the…
It’s been over 21 years since a resort has been built in the Upper Keys, but the much anticipated Playa Largo Resort & Spa just had the honor of greeting guests into this incredible…
Key Largo Bay Marriott Resort – An Island Escape at the Heart of it All

Key Largo Bay Marriott Resort – An Island Escape at the Heart of it All

FLORIDA, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS
Florida has dozens of different attractions that might draw you to it for a vacation, so why not pick a resort that is not only perfectly located to see all these, but a luxurious and tranquil stay in its own…
Florida has dozens of different attractions that might draw you to it for a vacation, so why not pick a resort that is not only perfectly located to see all these, but a luxurious…
il Paesano Italian Gourmet Food & Wine Market Review – A Taste of Italy in Fort Lauderdale

il Paesano Italian Gourmet Food & Wine Market Review – A Taste of Italy in Fort Lauderdale

FLORIDA, FOOD + WINE, FORT LAUDERDALE
We discovered this wonderful gourmet cafe, deli, and wine market called il Paesano about five minutes from our home on East Oakland Blvd in Fort Lauderdale.  It’s on the north side of Oakland Park Boulevard which I pass by several times daily…
We discovered this wonderful gourmet cafe, deli, and wine market called il Paesano about five minutes from our home on East Oakland Blvd in Fort Lauderdale.  It’s on the north side of Oakland Park Boulevard which…
Hard Rock Hotel Orlando : The Sound of Your Stay Experience

Hard Rock Hotel Orlando : The Sound of Your Stay Experience

FLORIDA, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, UNITED STATES
Guests can now turn up the volume and amplify their experience at several Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos around the world with the new “The Sound of Your Stay” program.  This program is designed to provide a free all-encompassing music…
Guests can now turn up the volume and amplify their experience at several Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos around the world with the new “The Sound of Your Stay” program.  This program is designed…
MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS -Lifestyle and Home Design Show Comes to Miami Beach

MAISON&OBJET AMERICAS -Lifestyle and Home Design Show Comes to Miami Beach

ARTS, LIFESTYLE, MIAMI
Maison&Objet, the premiere global showcase in design and home decor, will host its second edition in the Americas in Miami on May 10-13. The show is one of the most important events for designers across the globe and is a great travel destination…
Maison&Objet, the premiere global showcase in design and home decor, will host its second edition in the Americas in Miami on May 10-13. The show is one of the most important events for designers across the globe…
Boat Sharing – The New Trend in Boating that Benefits Boaters and Boat Owners Alike

Boat Sharing – The New Trend in Boating that Benefits Boaters and Boat Owners Alike

BOATING, FLORIDA, FORT LAUDERDALE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, MIAMI
Renting a boat while you are on vacation (or looking for something cool to do in your own backyard) recently received a facelift. It no longer means you are on a crowded, non-intimate commercial tour boat shoulder to shoulder with…
Renting a boat while you are on vacation (or looking for something cool to do in your own backyard) recently received a facelift. It no longer means you are on a crowded, non-intimate commercial…
Menin Hospitality: South Beach Boutique Hotels Leap Year Special!

Menin Hospitality: South Beach Boutique Hotels Leap Year Special!

FLORIDA, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, MIAMI
As we all know, leap years only come around every four years. So why not celebrate this special extra day in February by doing something special for yourself and the people that you care about? Winter is still in full…
As we all know, leap years only come around every four years. So why not celebrate this special extra day in February by doing something special for yourself and the people that you care…
Tropic Ocean Airways – Discover St. Petersburg on its New Route

Tropic Ocean Airways – Discover St. Petersburg on its New Route

FLORIDA, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY AIRLINES PRIVATE JETS, ST. PETERSBURG
I had the pleasure of being on the inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale to St. Petersburg with Tropic Ocean Airways in one of their state-of-the-art, luxurious 9-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan EX.     Compared to commercial travel and how and…
I had the pleasure of being on the inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale to St. Petersburg with Tropic Ocean Airways in one of their state-of-the-art, luxurious 9-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan EX.     Compared…
Acqualina Resort is Miami’s Luxury Oasis

Acqualina Resort is Miami’s Luxury Oasis

FLORIDA, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, MIAMI
Whether you are looking for a romantic escape or a Florida family vacation, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach will create your dream holiday. This Sunny Isles Beach hotel combines old-world charm and exquisite service for an experience that lingers…
Whether you are looking for a romantic escape or a Florida family vacation, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach will create your dream holiday. This Sunny Isles Beach hotel combines old-world charm and…
How to Give Guests the Real Miami Experience

How to Give Guests the Real Miami Experience

FLORIDA, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, MIAMI, UNITED STATES
When you’re hosting house guests in Miami, it goes without saying that they’ll be eager to explore everything that the city has to offer, but how does one begin to capture the essence of this dynamic metropolis during something as…
When you’re hosting house guests in Miami, it goes without saying that they’ll be eager to explore everything that the city has to offer, but how does one begin to capture the essence of…
Playa Largo Resort & Spa in Key Largo

Playa Largo Resort & Spa in Key Largo

FLORIDA, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, UNITED STATES
Do you love the beauty and entertainment of Key Largo, but are looking for something new and exciting to do during your visit? Look no further than the Playa Largo Resort & Spa set to open in spring 2016. This resort…
Do you love the beauty and entertainment of Key Largo, but are looking for something new and exciting to do during your visit? Look no further than the Playa Largo Resort & Spa set…
Opal Sands Resort – New Luxury Beachfront Hotel in Clearwater Beach

Opal Sands Resort – New Luxury Beachfront Hotel in Clearwater Beach

FLORIDA, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, UNITED STATES
Clearwater Beach was already named Florida’s #1 Best Beach Town by USA Today, and it is about to receive another spectacular upgrade. In February, 2016, Opal Sands Resort will be opening and reimagining the standards for luxury beachfront accommodations. The…
Clearwater Beach was already named Florida’s #1 Best Beach Town by USA Today, and it is about to receive another spectacular upgrade. In February, 2016, Opal Sands Resort will be opening and reimagining the…