Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Barbados Trip Recap | Sandals Royal Barbados

Sandals Royal Barbados: On our most recent trip, we traveled to Barbados and stayed at Sandals Royal Barbados (no surprises there - unless you are not aware how obsessed we are with Sandals - and in that case, nice to meet you). We had an amazing trip together - because we always do! However, while… Continue reading Barbados Trip Recap | Sandals Royal Barbados

north carolina · Travel

Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

Bryson City Travel Guide:Bryson City is an absolutely gorgeous small town, nestled in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Bryson City is about 1 hour from Asheville, NC and about 1.5 hours from Gatlinburg, TN. Outdoor lovers, thrill seekers, foodies, and pretty much anyone else can all find something nearby to do and enjoy! Lodging… Continue reading Bryson City Travel Guide | Trip Recap & Dining Highlights

north carolina · Travel

NC’s Best Boutique Mountain Spa Resort | Lakeview at Fontana

Lakeview at Fontana A North Carolina Boutique Mountain Spa Resort: I had the incredible pleasure of working with Lakeview at Fontana in creating this travel highlight for them. Lakeview at Fontana is a rustic, yet chic boutique mountain spa resort located on Fontana Lake in Bryson City, NC. The views are insane and everyone that… Continue reading NC’s Best Boutique Mountain Spa Resort | Lakeview at Fontana

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

An Inside Tour of Sandals Montego Bay in Jamaica

Sandals Montego Bay, Jamaica: As of today, I have stayed at 3 and visited 4 out of the 6 Sandals Resorts in Jamaica... and it's hard to truly say which one is my favorite because they all have something different and unique about them! Sandals has so many great resorts to choose from, and many people… Continue reading An Inside Tour of Sandals Montego Bay in Jamaica

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

An Inside Tour of the Sandals Over-Water-Bungalows | Jamaica

The Inside Scoop: A life-long dream of mine has been to stay in an over-water-bungalow! Well, my dream (almost) came true recently. I work as an affiliate for Sandals Resorts, and you can read about my recent Sandals Affiliate Trip here. While I didn't actually get to stay in the Sandals over-the-water bungalows, I did… Continue reading An Inside Tour of the Sandals Over-Water-Bungalows | Jamaica

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Jamaica Round 2 | Sandals Ochi | Trip Recap

Sandals Ochi | Ocho Rios, Jamaica No, you are not having deja vu... and yes, I did go to Jamaica two weeks in a row. Why? The last trip (with James) was more of a business trip, and you can read about that trip here. This particular trip was planned months ago - I actually… Continue reading Jamaica Round 2 | Sandals Ochi | Trip Recap

Travel · Travel Tips

Carry-on Packing Tips | How I Pack in a Carry-on for up to a Week

Deciding Which Bags to Use: Today I am going to be sharing with you my best carry-on packing tips. The main thing that people fail to realize when trying to pack in a carry-on size suitcase is that you allowed TWO bags. Meaning, ONE rolling carry-on size suitcase and ONE "personal item". Your personal item… Continue reading Carry-on Packing Tips | How I Pack in a Carry-on for up to a Week

Caribbean · Sandals Resorts · Travel

Sandals Affiliate Trip | What We Did, Why You Should Go, and Advice for Sponsored Travel

What have I been doing lately? So as most of you know, I have been in Jamaica at different Sandals Resorts for the last 4 days. As much as I travel to the Caribbean, I had never been to Jamaica! I was extremely impressed by the kindness and "one love" that the Jamaican people showed us… Continue reading Sandals Affiliate Trip | What We Did, Why You Should Go, and Advice for Sponsored Travel

north carolina · Travel

Carolina Beach Travel Guide | The Best Things to Do and Eat

Background: There are actually several parts to this particular trip. We planned our 3 night stay in Carolina Beach months ago. However, we found out that it was supposed to rain during most of our trip. Therefore, we decided to go one night early and stay in Wilmington, NC, which is about 20 minutes away.… Continue reading Carolina Beach Travel Guide | The Best Things to Do and Eat

Food · Travel · virginia

Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

VA Beach Fine Dining Terrapin Restaurant Experiencing new, local restaurants is one of my absolute favorite parts of traveling, and Terrapin Restaurant in VA Beach did not disappoint! My mother and I were kindly hosted by Terrapin for a 3-course wine-paring dinner - and Terrapin's managing partner, Brian Williams, was an outstanding host! Terrapin Restaurant is a farm-to-table style, fine… Continue reading Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining