A Quick Jaunt to Hyatt Ziva Cancun


It's hard to believe that in a matter of hours from JFK to Cancun you can be sitting seaside at Hyatt Ziva Cancun...and not just on one side. Located at the tip of the Yucatan peninsula, the hotel is literally surrounded by turquoise waters, so no matter which direction you walk, you encounter ocean. The result is pretty dazzling, and for an all-inclusive resort, you can do no wrong with a short...or long...visit. My Stay at Hyatt Ziva Cancun I was recently invited to Hyatt Ziva Cancun for a brief visit to experience everything the resort has to offer. Read More


A (Solo) Visit to Grand Residences Riviera Cancun

Last week my travels took me to Mexico for a stay at Grand Residences Riviera Cancun, a five-star, Leading Hotel of the World property. Located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen, just 30 minutes from the Cancun airport, Grand Residences in the newest addition to the Royal Resorts family. While I was there, I indulged in all the hotel has to offer - from their complimentary sunset cruise to an aqua-aerobics class to a spa treatment to a tea tasting session with a professional sommelier to a bike ride into Puerto Morales, a nearby fishing village. The Read More


Travel Tuesday: Family-Friendly Mexican Resorts

Villa del Palmar Loreto

If you're looking for a family-friendly destination this summer, why not consider Mexico?  We took our kids when they very young , ages 2 and 3, and it really was a great vacation for us. We relaxed while they were entertained in the Kid's Club, which is when I became a fan of all-inclusive resort kind of travel.  There's nothing wrong with a parent getting a little R&R and a break from their everyday life. When I recently came across the Villa Group resorts, I was excited.  All of the Villa Group resorts are incredibly family-friendly, with both Read More


Sponsored Post: How to Find a Good Family Beach Holiday


If you read my blog regularly, you know that my family likes to travel.  Okay, we love to travel.  My kids love to help in the planning our trips; they like to pack (more than I do); they love staying in hotels; they enjoy going new places, too.  We have a penchant for all kinds of trips – visits to the country, beach vacations and city trips.  While strolling around London, Reyjakavik, Berlin, Prague, San Francisco, Boston, Washington, D.C., we have had opportunities to teach them about art, architecture, diversity and more.  They always come back more Read More


Relation Trips: The Ultimate Couples Getaway

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Mexico Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

We spent some time in Mexico a few years ago with the kids.  It was hands down one of the best summer vacations that we've had.  The weather was beautiful, the beaches were spectacular and we all had dozens of activities to choose from.  My daughter still talks about the visit and somehow manages to remember all the small details about kids club, the water slides in our hotel and all the great meals.  We went on to all-inclusive hotel and were very impressed with how well we were treated. You might be wondering how safe Mexico is after the media frenzy Read More