From stepping onto the red velvet carpet outside of the Mark Hopkins grand doors and into the lobby adorned with crystal chandeliers.. the InterContinental Mark Hopkins hotel transports one to a destination of opulence and glamour with a pinch of San Francisco charm.
Perched high on a mountain and surrounded by sculpture gardens, appealing fountains, and breathtaking views…Artesa Winery is the jewel of Napa Valley’s Carneros region.
Being on island time, drinking piña coladas and mai tais, and laying out on warm golden sands at picturesque beaches…I’ve still got Maui on my mind. There is so much to do, so I’ve included my favorite beaches, day trips, and restaurants to experience ‘when in Maui’!
Cruising the Western Mediterranean was wonderful… The captain of the ship saved the best port for last, Naples.
Bonjour South of France! The next stop on the Royal Carribean Allure of the Seas is the port of Marseille, so close to Aix-en-Provence that I made sure to visit both, discovering they are very different.
Palma de Mallorca is one of Spain’s premiere island holiday destinations and the largest of the Spanish Balearic islands. It has beaches that dreams are made of; sparkling white sand, turquoise water, and intimate coves below dramatic cliffs.
Cruising the Western Mediterranean is a check off the ol’ bucket list. Exploring three countries and six ports aboard Royal Carribean’s Allure of the Seas has been an unforgettable experience. From Spain to France to Italy, there’s so many things to see and do.