Posts Tagged ‘honeymoon’

Sailing the British Virgin Islands (BVI) via Private Yacht Charter

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Sailing the British Virgin Islands (BVI) via Private Yacht Charter by Cheryl Oddo I recently returned from a unique cruise experience in the Caribbean. With 2 other couples (plus one odd man out) we chartered a 50’ catamaran with a crew of 2 to sail the BVI. I had not attempted this type of trip […]

Get a Front-Row “HOT” Seat

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Madame Pele, the legendary HAWAIIAN VOLCANO GODDESS, continues to stay active from her home inside her favorite volcano,KILAUEA. Things may have changed by the time you read this, but there are eruptions at two locations: the vent within Halema‘uma‘u Crater (it can be viewed from the overlook at Jagger Museum) and the Pu‘u O‘o vent, […]

Club Med Punta Cana’s Zen Oasis

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

The new adult-exclusive Zen Oasis in Club Med Punta Cana is simply amazing! Located on the outskirts of this family-friendly all-inclusive resort and just a short walk from the beach and activities, the Zen Oasis is the perfect escape for couples or friends. Featuring 78 spacious and modern Deluxe Zen Rooms, each with a beautiful […]

Azamara Club Cruises – On Board the Azamara Journey

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Azamara Club Cruises was top notch! High marks for staff friendliness, cleanliness, efficiency onboard, service, Captain (from Norway), and entertainment. Having sailed on Oceania, Regent, and Crystal, I was not sure what to expect because each cruise line develops its own atmosphere, culture and clientele.  Cruise guests ranged from aged 25 and on their honeymoon, […]

Fiji, The Heart of the South Pacific, Part 2

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

LIKULIKU LAGOON RESORT The speedboat ride from Tokoriki took about 30 min to Likuliku (“meaning calm water”).  This is Fiji’s first and only resort with over-water bures.  A total of 46 bures (10 of which are over-water) with most of them lining the pristine beachfront and some with private plunge pools.  One evening we had a […]

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, […]

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 […]