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The Perfect Luxury Getaway to South Africa: Top 10 Things you Must See and Do

The Perfect Luxury Getaway to South Africa: Top 10 Things you Must See and Do

I’m fresh off a trip to South Africa–okay so I’m not so fresh anymore–but I’ve been hard at work with tons of other writing assignments for my freelance gigs with Fox, Fodor’s and The Huffington Post–and soon to be U.S. News & World Report (eeehhhh!). Anyway, I know I’m a bit tardy but I compiled...
Welcome Travelingpanties: Tintswalo Safari Lodge Review: An Excellent More Cost-Conscious Luxury Option for South Africa Safari

Welcome Travelingpanties: Tintswalo Safari Lodge Review: An Excellent More Cost-Conscious Luxury Option for South Africa Safari

When I was in South Africa on my safari adventure I visited three luxury lodges. Two of them were well-known in the travel community and came highly recommended. When I spoke to some other bloggers though in South Africa, they told me about a place called Tintswalo Safari Lodge. Upon further investigation with my friend...
Welcome Travelingpanties: Royal Malewane: A Celebrity Favorite Luxury Safari

Welcome Travelingpanties: Royal Malewane: A Celebrity Favorite Luxury Safari

Arrival There are a few ways you can get to Royal Malewane, one is to fly into Hoedspruit (HDS) airport through Johannesburg (JNB). It’s a short flight, about an hour or so. You can also fly from Cape Town via South Africa airways to HDS as well. Then you have about a 30-minute drive to...
Welcome Travelingpanties: Singita Lebombo: The Ultimate Luxury Safari

Welcome Travelingpanties: Singita Lebombo: The Ultimate Luxury Safari

I’m fresh off of a fabulous and life-changing trip to South Africa. Everything about it was absolutely magical. To say I savored every minute of it would not be an exaggeration. I stayed at several hotels when I was there and am going to share each of them with you because they truly were the most...
Welcome Travelingpanties: The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles: The Best Luxury Hotel on Mahé Island

Welcome Travelingpanties: The Four Seasons Resort Seychelles: The Best Luxury Hotel on Mahé Island

“The Sey-what?” and “Where in the world are the ‘SEA-shells’?” These two questions invariably followed when my friend mentioned that she was traveling to the Seychelles (pronounced Say-shells). A couple weeks ago, a very good friend of mine (and actually quite a talented editor) headed out for a big birthday to the Seychelles. I won’t...
The Perfect Luxury Escape to Antigua: What to Do and See Plus Where to Stay

The Perfect Luxury Escape to Antigua: What to Do and See Plus Where to Stay

Antigua is one of my favorite islands in the Caribbean. Its water is crystal clear and its beaches are powdery white–it’s everything you want in a luxurious island getaway. Plus, it’s got some incredible snorkeling sites and gorgeous hiking trails for active travelers hoping to get in some physical exercise (god bless them). Oh and...
Welcome Travelingpanties: A Review of the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London

Welcome Travelingpanties: A Review of the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London

If you’re new to the blog, “Welcome, Travelingpanties” is my column on the blog where I review hotels with my keen eye for luxury and let you know those little things that you’re most curious about when you’re trying to decide what hotel to book—I give you insight into what other websites aren’t telling you....
Four Seasons Nevis: The Perfect Luxury Escape to the Caribbean. A Fun Video Review

Four Seasons Nevis: The Perfect Luxury Escape to the Caribbean. A Fun Video Review

As you know, I was recently in Nevis for a romantic getaway where I stayed at the Four Seasons, Nevis. As I pine away for warm weather, sun on my face and sand in my toes I am missing the Caribbean more than ever. I wanted to share my experience with those of you who...
Welcome Travelingpanties: Four Seasons Nevis Best Luxury Hotel Where to Stay in Nevis

Welcome Travelingpanties: Four Seasons Nevis Best Luxury Hotel Where to Stay in Nevis

I’m fresh off a fabulous trip to the Four Seasons Nevis. Until recently not only did I not know how to pronounce Nevis (by the way it’s Nee-Vis) but I had no idea where it was even located. Geography was never my subject–guess they didn’t teach a class on luxe travel destinations at my high...
Welcome Travelingpanties: Best Luxury Hotel Carlisle Bay Review: Where to Stay in Antigua

Welcome Travelingpanties: Best Luxury Hotel Carlisle Bay Review: Where to Stay in Antigua

I was invited on a press trip to check out Carlisle Bay Hotel in Antigua. This was my first time ever visiting Antigua (pronounced An-tee-gah) and I was so excited for what awaited me. Antigua is a stunning island filled with friendly people and of course gorgeous scenery. If you haven’t been to the blog...
Luxury Disney: Welcome Mrs. Goldstein: A Review of The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: Disney World Resort’s Premier Luxury Hotel in Orlando

Luxury Disney: Welcome Mrs. Goldstein: A Review of The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa: Disney World Resort’s Premier Luxury Hotel in Orlando

When you think of Disney World you probably don’t imagine granite countertops, marble tiling, stainless steel appliances and state of the art technology but that’s exactly what you’ll find at The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. I was lucky enough to be hosted this past weekend at Disney World’s newest and most...
Luxury Disney: Sneak Peek the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World

Luxury Disney: Sneak Peek the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World

Come this July 2014, you’ll be able to enjoy the Disney magic like never before at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort. Finally, parents can experience the ultimate in sophistication and luxury while visiting the happiest place on earth, Walt Disney World. A stay at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt...