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10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts I get so excited every time one of you messages me to say that you're considering going to a Sandals Resort! Clearly, I talk a lot about them - but I can't say it enough: there is no better overall travel company than Sandals Resorts! I've detailed almost all… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Choose Sandals Resorts

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Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Sandals Negril It's no secret that we love Sandals Resorts. I could talk about them all day long and am planning on making a blog post comparing the different resorts soon. The layout of Sandals Negril was completely gorgeous. I was impressed that 90% of the rooms have an ocean view. The resort sits in… Continue reading Sandals Negril | Christmas in Jamaica + Scuba Diving Certification

Blogging · Travel · Travel Tips

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging I have good reason to say that 2018 has been the most exciting, rewarding, stressful, and memorable year of my life.  I pushed publish on WineandWeekends.com in July of 2017, but I didn't truly start treating it as a business until January of 2018. So here… Continue reading A Reflection of My First Year of Travel Blogging & Why I continue to do it

Caribbean · Other Resorts · Travel

Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

Hotel L'Esplanade An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin About St. Martin: On September 6th, 2017, the island of St. Martin was changed forever. Hurricane Irma, a category 5 hurricane, devastated the island and destroyed pretty much everything. As most Caribbean islands, the economy of St. Martin is made up of 84% tourism.… Continue reading Hotel L’Esplanade | An Exquisite and Intimate Boutique Hotel in St. Martin

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Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation: Background of St. Martin:The island of St. Martin is owned half by the French and half by the Dutch. The airport is on the Dutch side, but a taxi ride to the French side is only around a 20 minute drive. The beauty of… Continue reading Why the Island of St. Martin should be your Next Vacation

Travel · Travel Tips

Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

Travel Packing List The first step of packing for ANY trip should include making a list. I don't care how often I travel, if I don't make a list... I will forget something. It happens every time. Sometimes, even where I make a list - I will think of something later and not add it… Continue reading Travel Packing List | My Step-by-Step Packing Strategy

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My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean For my latest trip to the gorgeous island of Aruba (read more about my trip here), I used a website called Cheap Caribbean to book the entire trip. I had never used it before, and this post is in no way sponsored by them. However, I was extremely pleased with the… Continue reading My Personal Experience with Cheap Caribbean | Is it too good to be true?

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Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island

Aruba Trip Recap The Famous Flamingo Beach in Aruba Olivia and I had the unreal experiences of spending 4 nights at Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino. This Resort is separated into two different hotels (side by side), where one is adults only and one is family friendly. However, no matter which side you stay on -… Continue reading Flamingo Beach in Aruba | Renaissance Resort + Private Island

Travel · Travel Tips

How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

How to Plan a Trip: I am so happy to finally make myself sit-down and write this post. I have gotten several requests for a post detailing "how to plan a trip." So I hope that you find this post beneficial! Planning a trip should be exiting and fun. Don't let all of the choices… Continue reading How to Plan a Trip | Tips + Best Sites

Florida · Travel

Inn on the Beach | The Best Place to Stay in St. Pete Beach

Inn on the Beach The Best Place to Stay in St. Pete Beach This year, we spent my mom’s birthday weekend at Inn on the Beach, which is an adorable small hotel located in the “Pass-A-Grille” area of St. Pete Beach on the gulf coast of Florida. St. Pete Beach has been named one of… Continue reading Inn on the Beach | The Best Place to Stay in St. Pete Beach