Sailing the Seas in the Viking Star’s Sanctuary

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Sailing the Seas in the Viking Star’s Sanctuary

0 Comments 13 May 2015

The brand-new Viking Star® is Viking Cruises’ first foray into ocean cruising, leveraging the company’s wealth of river cruise and travel industry experience and applying it all to their first ocean liner. The results are both stunning and luxurious, and remarkably comfortable and cozy at the same time. The new ship is a model of […]

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Meeting the King and Queen of Spices in Goa

0 Comments 21 April 2015

Arriving in Goa, I didn’t think it could get more amazing—that is, until I went on the excursion to the Tropical Spice Plantation. Think of the greenest place you’ve ever seen, and multiply it by 10. Then you’ll understand how lush and verdant this plantation is. You can almost feel the plants growing in the […]

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The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park: The Luxury Hospitality Experience

0 Comments 03 March 2015

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park creates memories that last a lifetime. The most valuable things in life aren’t things, they’re experiences. It’s true—over the last 10 years psychology research by professors such as Thomas Gilovich at Cornell University prove that spending money on experiences is more satisfying than purchasing material goods. And I can […]

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Social Media

Five Ways to Find Out If Your Instagram Account is Boring

0 Comments 14 February 2015

Is there an art to Instagraming? I recently did some housecleaning on my Instagram accounts, and I unfollowed half of my followers. Why? Well, as much as I try to be a positive person, sometimes common sense seems to be rather uncommon on social media. Here’s why I unfollowed so many IG accounts: Quotes are […]

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5 Quick Steps To Grow Your Twitter Following

2 Comments 18 January 2015

People love keeping score, and it’s always an endorphin rush to see our Twitter followers “count” hit big round numbers.  Sort of like watching our car’s odometer turn over 100,000!  Let me share how quickly you can grow your social media count. I probably average about one to two hours a day checking in on my Twitter […]

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Travel

Christmas Cruising with Viking River in Europe

0 Comments 10 January 2015

Do something different for your next Christmas; experience the charming European Christmas markets with Viking River Cruises. You will enjoy history, food, scenery, architecture and attentive service and your renewed Christmas spirit will flourish. Stroll the historic Nuremberg Christmas market and others at each stop along the way. Delight in the smaller gem-like German cities […]

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My 10 Most Memorable Destinations

0 Comments 31 December 2014

What a cherished year of travel! This was the year that I decided to favor lesser-frequented cities. They make it easier to get a more personal feel in a relatively short period of time than, say, a cosmopolitan mecca such as Paris. It took some serious curating, but these are my top 10 most fondly […]

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21 of the top 25 Coffee Consuming Countries are in Europe!

2 Comments 30 December 2014

At each stop on my #VikingSocial trip, a different experience stands out.  In Vienna, Austria, the cappuccinos were so delicious, it stayed in my heart and on my taste buds.  Good coffee should go down smoothly like fine wine. Here are some fun coffee facts learned on my #VikingSocial trip. • Coffee use can be […]

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Tech

Love My FiOS: Top 10 Reasons to Switch

0 Comments 10 December 2014

We switched over to FiOS Triple Play service from a competing cable provider. Here are the first five improvements we saw immediately. Send and receive large files quickly. Reliable service that’s always “up”. Live video streaming is a breeze with no stuttering.  Quantum gateway router lets you work wirelessly, up to 325′ from the hub. […]

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Share Random Acts of Holiday Kindness to Win

0 Comments 19 November 2014

Tis the season for celebration and cheers, and in the spirit of the holidays, I am contributing to #100ThoughtfulActs for @ASUSUSA  as a brand ambassador. My hope is that we can instill these acts into our lives throughout the year, and not just around Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. Hope that you will join me in […]

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