Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel – the Key to Japan’s Mystique

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Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel – the Key to Japan’s Mystique

No Comments 19 February 2017

“Experience the beauty of Japan from within the hotel.” Not only is the above an excellent example of good marketing, Tokyo’s Keio Plaza Hotel delivers on what it promises.The Keio Plaza holds the mystique of Japan in its 47-floor main building with plenty of overflow in the 35-floor south tower. Yes, there is the utmost […]

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2017 Hotel Travel Destinations To Visit

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2017 Hotel Travel Destinations To Visit

No Comments 31 December 2016

You’ve heard of Destination Weddings, right? How about Destination Hotels? Choosing a destination based solely, or largely, on staying in magnificent lodging.  I created this list of Destination Hotels because I traveled quite a bit, extending my stay after cruising with @AzamaraVoyages and a few other tourism organizations on speaking engagements this past year.  I want to […]

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Better Banking Wherever I Go

Tech

Better Banking Wherever I Go

No Comments 27 November 2016

Last week, I attended a Capital One Bank event and met its newly designed mobile app, which is secure, simple to use, and allows all personal banking functions. This is a real boon as I travel quite a bit in my social media business and am frequently away from family and familiar routines like the […]

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Eat, hike, love Croatian style

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Eat, hike, love Croatian style

No Comments 16 November 2016

This past September, I found myself in Croatia. Rovinji, to be more specific. Perfectly placed in suitably heart-shaped Istria, Rovinji hugs the Adriatic Sea. Previously seduced by Croatia’s beauty, I had a different plan for this trip. I was going to assimilate into the culture and scratch the surface of the gorgeous scenery. I loved waking […]

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Verizon’s TravelPass keeps the world connected

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Verizon’s TravelPass keeps the world connected

No Comments 14 October 2016

#TravelPass, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee for the hassle free convenience for not having to look for free WiFi. More importantly, I love thee for not having to worry if it is safe to use public WiFi. That may sound a bit over the top (with apologies […]

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A sip in every port - my style of cruising

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A sip in every port – my style of cruising

No Comments 27 July 2016

My first wine tasting experience was in Virginia, in my hometown. Not exactly a place known for great grapes, but I was hooked at my first sip. A bit after that, I was fortunate enough to venture to California’s Sonoma and Napa counties for more tasting. Then, @AzamaraVoyages completely transported me into another world of wine when […]

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Your Asia trip just got better with these helpful hints

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Your Asia trip just got better with these helpful hints

No Comments 22 July 2016

Do you have a business trip to Asia or a vacation to the exotic Far East around the corner? Lucky you! And just in time is this cheat sheet – an infographic of tips to help orient you to a different way of doing business and making new friends. You can find more details on […]

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Istria: The best Croatia has to offer

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Istria: The best Croatia has to offer

No Comments 12 May 2016

What a trip of a lifetime!  I thoroughly enjoyed luxuriating and night crossing with @TurkishAirlines Business Class. Thanks to Turkish Airlines and Share Istria, I slept! Business Class lay flat beds, dreams really do come true. Making a great first impression was the luxe BMW transport from Zagreb airport to Istria. The BMW served as my four-wheeled […]

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ShareIstria: Sharing the Heart of Croatia

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ShareIstria: Sharing the Heart of Croatia

No Comments 14 April 2016

It’s been go, go, go since the beginning of the year. Sometimes my head is spinning because I’ve been waking up to a different landscape almost every week, but I’m especially psyched for another new travel adventure, this time with @ShareIstria. I’ve been looking forward to this escapade with my fellow travelers ever since the […]

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TripAdvisor Unlocks the Best of Asia

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TripAdvisor Unlocks the Best of Asia

No Comments 10 April 2016

This was my first time visiting my birth country of Vietnam since I immigrated to Washington, D.C., and I used @TripAdvisor to plan the entire visit to Ho Chi Minh City – from choosing my hotel, restaurants, excursions, and even a massage appointment. Great reviews on the app led us to a fun adventure in […]

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