Pool with a view at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Don’t Let Summer Go.. Just Keep Swimming

Beach on Hong Island, Southern Thailand

It’s that time of year again. Fall is here. Kids are back in school. Not ready to say goodbye to summer?

Just visit spots where you can make a splash and feel like it’s summer all year round.

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Corn Island, Nicaragua, Horse at sunset

Caribbean Unknowns, Worth Getting to Know

The list of places to visit in the Caribbean is long. And it’s about to get even longer.

Island hopping has long been a thing. A fun thing. But if you’re the type of traveler who likes to go places off the beaten bath, the Caribbean probably hasn’t been on your radar. But good news, there still are spots where mass tourism isn’t the norm.

First stop, Nicaragua’s Corn Islands.

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view from above Avalon, Catalina

Winter Warm-up in Los Angeles

hiking griffith park in los angeles

I’ve lost track of how many years I’ve called the San Francisco Bay Area home, but I always get excited about planning a trip to Los Angeles. Southern California and Northern California may call the same state home, but it’s safe to say a bit of a rivalry exists. LA was where I spent my college days, and fell in love with summer-like weather that’s typical all year long.

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Beluga whale tail

Travels to Where Wonderful Wild Things Are

Think about your last vacation. How did you decide where you wanted to go? Was it the sun? The food? Or maybe some of the sights you’d see along the way?Traditionally, when it comes to traveling, it’s about the destination. But sometimes it’s the residents of a destination – the wild locals so to speak – that can make a trip.

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