Archive for the ‘Destination Wedding’ Category

Fiji, The Heart of the South Pacific, Part 1

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

I recently was given the opportunity to visit Fiji and out of Fiji’s 333 islands, we started our journey up in the Northern islands. After arriving in Nadi on Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu with Fiji Airways, nonstop from Los Angeles (10 1/2 hrs), we had a short rest at the Sonaisali Resort–a good […]

Oahu, Hawaii

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Oahu, Hawaii | September 2014 I spent my first night after arriving into Honolulu, at the Kahala Resort which is on the other side of Diamond Head. It’s the only beachfront resort in Kahala, Oahu’s most prestigious residential area. It is located on a white sand swimmable beach. They have a 26,000 square foot lagoon, […]

Adventures by Disney brings on the WOW factor in Italy

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Adventures by Disney | 9 Days 8 Nights Rome, Tuscany, Florence and Venice WOW Whimsical Outstanding Wonderful “Wow” doesn’t even begin to describe my trip to Italy.  Since it was my first visit, it was even more amazing and a one of a kind experience. We had  the opportunity to explore one of the most fascinating […]

Kauai, The Garden Isle

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

I recently returned from a lovely 10 day vacation to Kauai and although I have been to this Island many times, it is a place to come back to – over and over. Kauai offers you a sense of what Hawaii must have been like when Captain Cook first arrived. With its misty peaks, the […]

Riviera Maya…simply magical!

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Many people forget or don’t know about the Riviera Maya area of Cancun. This Mexico gem is a wonderful and budget friendly alternative to a Caribbean getaway with all the all-inclusive perks and pristine beaches. I share my standout picks from a recent visit to this tropical getaway.

Bula! A wonderful trip to Fiji

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Namale Resort and Spa, is a 5 Star All Inclusive resort, and one of the only that I know of in Fiji that includes all meals, drinks and activities. The Oceanview Honeymoon and Deluxe Bure’s are located up on a cliff in the trees facing the ocean. They offer room service with phones in the […]

The Magic of Fiji

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

by Nancy Kivlen I just returned from Fiji, a place I’d never been before. I can only describe it as “Magical”. My partner and I boarded the Fiji Airways grueling 10 1/2 hour flight from LAX. There are no kind words for being stuffed into a small seat with your knees pressed up against the […]

All Roads Lead to Rome

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

The famous saying “All the roads lead to Rome” can be traced back a thousand years ago when all roads literally led to Rome from every city in the Roman Empire. The saying is also used as a proverb that means “different paths can take one to the same goal!”  Today, there are millions of […]

They Spent $9 Million on Wedding Decorations so you Know the Venue is Amazing

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Celebrities and millionaires can afford to spare no expense when it comes to their weddings but now you can stay like a celebrity and be treated like one when you book your stay with Carefree Vacations. Enjoy extra amenities at the Ventana Inn & Spa, location of upcoming nuptials of Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas.

If it’s Good Enough for Matt Damon…

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, located in stunning St. Lucia is where Matt Damon and his wife recently renewed their vows. Learn more about this exotic location and how you can stay like a celebrity.