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

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Uncorked Wine Tourism: Destinations Worth a Try

Uncorked Wine Tourism: Destinations Worth a Try

CALIFORNIA, EUROPE, FOOD + WINE, FRANCE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AFRICAN DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, LUXURY TRAVEL TO ITALY, SOUTH AMERICA, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Wine tourism, or enotourism, first appeared in the late 1900s and has captured many hearts (and pallets) since then. Many places across the globe, from Napa Valley to South Africa, offer local wine tours, which include visiting vineyards, learning about…
Wine tourism, or enotourism, first appeared in the late 1900s and has captured many hearts (and pallets) since then. Many places across the globe, from Napa Valley to South Africa, offer local wine tours,…
How to Plan a Wedding in the Outer Banks

How to Plan a Wedding in the Outer Banks

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Being the third most popular wedding destination in the US, the Outer Banks hosts over 3,000 weddings every year. Indeed, the charm of this place attracts many couples. However, planning a flawless wedding event here isn’t an easy bet. To enhance…
Being the third most popular wedding destination in the US, the Outer Banks hosts over 3,000 weddings every year. Indeed, the charm of this place attracts many couples. However, planning a flawless wedding event here…
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…
How to Plan Perfect Summer Road Trip

How to Plan Perfect Summer Road Trip

LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
So you’re thinking about taking a summer road trip. That’s fantastic. There’s a reason our literature and cinema and music all romanticize road trips so fervently: they have long been one of the best ways to truly see and feel…
So you’re thinking about taking a summer road trip. That’s fantastic. There’s a reason our literature and cinema and music all romanticize road trips so fervently: they have long been one of the best…
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…
Experience a Luxury Glamping Resort in Montana: Paws Up Review

Experience a Luxury Glamping Resort in Montana: Paws Up Review

LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY RESORTS, HOTELS & LUXURY SPAS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to urge the cancelation of travel plans and social events, the thrill of do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvement projects wears off and the bingeworthy TV dramas run their course, people have begun yearning to escape their home…
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to urge the cancelation of travel plans and social events, the thrill of do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvement projects wears off and the bingeworthy TV dramas run their course, people have…
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.…
5 Best Staycation & Road Trip Ideas Outside of Los Angeles

5 Best Staycation & Road Trip Ideas Outside of Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, FOOD + WINE, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting most of the world and the travel industry, travel lovers need to get creative when it comes to satisfying their wanderlust! Staycations, otherwise known as an overnight trip within driving distance of your home,…
With the COVID-19 pandemic still affecting most of the world and the travel industry, travel lovers need to get creative when it comes to satisfying their wanderlust! Staycations, otherwise known as an overnight trip…
Vista Verde Ranch: A Luxury Dude Ranch Experience

Vista Verde Ranch: A Luxury Dude Ranch Experience

COLORADO, LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Living in Florida, I absolutely love the year round sunshine but sometimes I want to experience more of the seasons. Vista Verde Ranch is located just outside of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and is the perfect winter escape for those seeking…
Living in Florida, I absolutely love the year round sunshine but sometimes I want to experience more of the seasons. Vista Verde Ranch is located just outside of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and is the…
3 Ways to Help the Travel Industry During the Coronavirus Pandemic

3 Ways to Help the Travel Industry During the Coronavirus Pandemic

LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
To put it simply, the world is a different place right now than it was just a few months ago in 2019. While COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has spread around the globe, panic is at an all-time high…
To put it simply, the world is a different place right now than it was just a few months ago in 2019. While COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, has spread around the globe,…
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…
A Luxurious Stay in Music City: Fairlane Hotel, Nashville

A Luxurious Stay in Music City: Fairlane Hotel, Nashville

LIFESTYLE, LUXURY AIRLINES & CRUISES TOURS, LUXURY HOTELS, LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTELS, LUXURY HOTELS, TRAVEL, UNITED STATES
Nashville is the city to visit these days! For the past few years now, Travel + Leisure Magazine has listed Music City as one of the “best places to go” and I definitely agree. Even if you’re not a country…
Nashville is the city to visit these days! For the past few years now, Travel + Leisure Magazine has listed Music City as one of the “best places to go” and I definitely agree.…