5 Awesome Things to do in London

London is by far one of my favorite cities in the world. It’s the first city I ever visited abroad and ranks very high on my 30 best cities in the world list. I’ve visited over 100 times since I lived there in 1998 but I’ve written very little about it over the years. Perhaps […]

How to Pack a Suitcase Like a Pro

How to Pack a Suitcase Like a Pro Organizing your suitcase and finances before vacation Although I try to make traveling the world look easy, a lot of planning goes in to my trips. From deciding whether I’ll bring a carry-on vs. checked bag, to ordering foreign currency, packing and financial planning are both essential […]

My Perfect Long Weekend in Scottsdale, Arizona

If you’ve been following me for a while then you know I love Scottsdale, Arizona. I’ve been a hundred times and actually went to business school in the Phoenix area. I just visited again and I like to think it was my perfect long weekend in Scottsdale. I split up the hotels 2 days and […]

Cuba Travel is on the Decline

Cuba is a great travel destination and was to become one of the more popular destinations when it opened for American travel a few years ago. With the change in political climate over the last few years, it’s become much more confusing to go to Cuba so it’s not a surprise that Cuba travel is […]

My AirBnb Scam Experience

My AirBnb Scam Experience My two best friends and I recently went to Madrid for a long weekend (Thursday to Monday) where we went to watch El Clasico, a massive soccer match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. It’s a big deal to go and we were super excited. We don’t get to all hang […]

I Travel Because

I Travel Because As you all know I am a proud global ambassador for Allianz Travel Insurance and my good friends are currently running a campaign called “I travel because”. I’ve been asked to write a post about why I travel. It sounds pretty simple but it’s actually very complicated. I travel because of so […]

5 Awesome Things to do in Madrid

5 Awesome Things to do in Madrid Madrid is a city that is hard to summarize. There isn’t one single thing you must do when you visit the Spanish capital. There’s no La Sagrada Familia or Las Ramblas like in Barcelona. I had previously been twice to Madrid; once in 1998 and then again in […]

The 30 Best Cities in the World

The 30 Best Cities in the World The 30 best cities in the world is no ordinary listicle. I generally hate all those lists going around the Internet these days. The 17 best this and the 25 best that; written by someone who hasn’t even been to the places or someone who I would not […]

My Top Four Warm Weather Destinations

Visit These Winter Vacation Destinations and Get Financial Rewards, Too As you probably know, New York City is one of my favorite places in the world and I’m lucky enough to call it home. Come this time of year, however, I dream about escaping the polar vortex. Depending on where you live, I’d imagine you […]

My Experience Using Travelpro® Luggage

Luggage is always an issue when you travel as much as I do. What’s the best luggage for me and my needs? Is it durable? Will it last? Does it have the proper pockets, storage and space? Is it sturdy? Will it jam? I’ve dealt with all these issues for the last 20 years and […]

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