Barcelo Maya Riviera

We loved our stay at the Barcelo Maya Riviera! This hotel is fairly new and clients were raving about it, so I decided it was finally time for us to go. The hotel is about an hour south of the Cancun airport, between Playa and Tulum. It’s close to the eco parks if you want […]

Our stay at the beautiful El Dorado Maroma {travel}

This post is long overdue. We stayed at the amazing El Dorado Maroma in August 2019. It has been a whirlwind year and let’s just say it’s time to catch up! We love the Karisma brand, we have stayed at several of their hotels. First up we got to fly on the Dreamliner that American […]

Why use a Travel Agent

It’s a common question we get asked. “Why should I book with you” or “why should I use a travel agent”? Mostly, I think people ask that because they assume they can just do it themselves cheaper. In some instances, that may be true. But more often a good travel agent will save you money […]

Our stay at El Dorado Casitas Royale {travel}

My husband and I have actually stayed at the beautiful El Dorado Casitas twice, it’s probably our favorite hotel in the Riviera Maya! (The Valentin is a close second.) The El Dorado Casitas Royale is an adults only, all inclusive hotel in the Riviera Maya (South of Cancun). If you stay in the Casitas section […]

Washington D.C. {travel}

**This post was a year in the making. Apparently I started it then didn’t publish it. So, here it is July 2019. Our trip was actually April 2018.   We recently took a family trip to Washington D.C. to attend our niece’s wedding. John and I hadn’t visited there since we were kids so we made […]

Our stay at the Valentin Imperial Maya {travel}

My husband and I love the Riviera Maya, (the area south of Cancun). We go any chance we can. There are lots of towns south of Cancun, sometimes referred to as Playa or Playa del Carmen as well. Our most recent trip was to the Valentin Imperial Maya. It’s an all inclusive resort so basically […]