What to do Before You Leave for Vacation: Advice from a Travel Agent

This post doesn’t have anything to do with the actual trip planning. It’s all the other things to do to get ready once you have your trip booked. There’s a lot to consider when you plan a vacation. That list doesn’t end when you pay the deposit on your trip. Follow my blog with Bloglovin […]

Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen: Review from a Travel Advisor

We stayed at Secrets Moxche Playa del Carmen over Christmas. It was our first time at this hotel and we had a great trip! We haven’t traveled for the holidays since 2019 when we stayed at Riu Palace Costa Mujeres on a last-minute trip. We booked in July, although I would recommend booking earlier if […]

2023: What a Year

2023 was a year for records! I’m proud of how I grew professionally and personally. I set goals at the end of 2022 and hit them all except one, but I tried. Follow my blog with Bloglovin There are a few things I’m most excited about. I rebranded and renamed the blog and started a […]

Family-Friendly Resorts with Swim Out Rooms

I shared my list of favorite swim-out rooms at adult-only hotels, now here are some options for family-friendly swim-outs. Having a swim-out room with kids has many advantages. If your kids still nap, you have a place to hang out instead of having to sit in your room, trying to be very quiet. It’s a […]

Turn on the Romance: Hotel Ideas for a Romantic Vacation

Looking to plan a romantic vacation to celebrate a honeymoon, anniversary, or maybe a vow renewal? I’ve compiled a list of ideas, with a range of budgets. Many of these hotels offer additional romance packages, vow renewal packages, or even a proposal package. Impression Isla Mujeres by Secrets, Mexico Located on Isla Mujeres, this adults-only […]

Travel Insurance: What are my options and why do I need it?

Let’s talk Travel insurance. What are your options and why would you need it? When a client books a trip, there are usually several options for trip insurance and they vary. I’ll narrow down some of these for you. Insurance is nonrefundable Insurance is always nonrefundable, just like your car or house insurance. You are […]

Visiting Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: a Travel Advisors View

We have traveled to Puerto Vallarta twice as a family in the last 5 years. It’s one of our favorite places and will stay on our list to visit again! Nothing beats the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Puerto Vallarta has beaches and mountains and a lovely downtown to walk around, shop, and eat. Our […]