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The Dominican Republic’s Comeback

The Dominican Republic’s Comeback

If you were to ask me for a trip that is packed with big value, the Dominican Republic would be top of my list.  This destination offers a big bang for the buck. Epic suites, brand new resorts, world renowned hotel chains, massive beaches, and the list goes on...

2021 Wedding Trends

2021 Wedding Trends

If you are planning a wedding then you are knee deep in recommendations, ideas, to-do lists, Pinterest albums and thank heavens for the “save” option on IG posts. So what is to come for future weddings? Wave goodbye to the minimalist bride and dig a little deeper for...

Where in The World Can We Travel To During Covid19?

Where in The World Can We Travel To During Covid19?

The travel bug has never felt more real! We are yearning for the sun, beach, sightseeing, adventure and excitement away from our social media accounts and the news. Most of us are ready for a nasty breakup with year 2020. I am ready to block it from my memory and make...

Taking To The Skies Again (with the Foxs)

Taking To The Skies Again (with the Foxs)

Katie, who is a dear friend and loyal travel client of mine for years reached out to me during the height of the pandemic looking to somehow salvage her honeymoon plans.  With all the excitement leading up to her big day, she and her now husband needed a way to...

Covid19 Destination Wedding Planning

Covid19 Destination Wedding Planning

Wedding planning or not, Covid-19 has us all unified with our feelings and concerns.  We are anxious, worried, frustrated and a feeling like a hot emotional mess.  For engaged couples, you have a whole list of concerns on top of what we are all feeling.  How do you...

Dear Mexico, With Love, Gina

Dear Mexico, With Love, Gina

It’s no secret that I adore Mexico, the Caribbean coast in particular. Maybe I’m partial to the eastern side because of the Caribbean sea and, well, direct flights into Cancun via JFK and Newark don't hurt either. While, I’m hoping the direct flights return to Cabo...

Luxe Destination Weddings

Luxe Destination Weddings

You are rocking some fancy new jewelry, have dug into every bridal magazine publication and your Pinterest is working overtime. You’re ready to lock down a date but you’re over the same old traditional celebration.  You’ve been to every event space and catering...

Gina Visits The Baha Mar

Gina Visits The Baha Mar

Chances are, you not only heard of the mega resort but you have seen the commercials, know at least one person who has traveled to the new property, peeped out some celebrity or influencer on the Gram and possibly even contemplated a trip there! Since even before its...

Free & Budget Friendly Weddings!

Free & Budget Friendly Weddings!

The wedding industry is extremely overwhelming and emotions tend to run high for newly engaged couples, adding to the stressful planning.  Add travel to the mix and couples do not know where to begin. There is more fine print than directions for a piece...

Destination Wedding Timeline: Tick Tock!

Destination Wedding Timeline: Tick Tock!

Planning a wedding is quite the task, add travel into the mix and many people don’t know where to begin.  Don’t run scared! A lot of the planning can be done in the comfort of your own home.  So, throw on your pj’s, sit back and let your Pinterest...

Trending: Multigenerational Travel

Trending: Multigenerational Travel

Don’t leave grandma home when taking your next family vacation! Multigenerational travel is the hottest trend of 2019!  Hotels are catching on and offering more unique experiences than ever before.  There is more evidence published than ever...

Red, White and Ocean BLUE

Red, White and Ocean BLUE

There are 244 years of traditions and celebrations in honor of our independence from England on the Fourth of July.  We all come together to rock our cheesy red, white and blue ensembles, light sparklers, over endulge on American barbeque and head to the beach...

Hotels with Pride: LGBTQ Hit the Beach

Hotels with Pride: LGBTQ Hit the Beach

The month of June has been a celebratory one for the LGBTQ community as it is the official month of pride! Many LGBTQ travelers assume incorrectly when picking a vacation spot.  While many think some destinations are off limits, others forget which islands frown...

Safety Concerns in The Dominican Republic?

Safety Concerns in The Dominican Republic?

If you were to ask me for a trip that is packed with big value, the Dominican Republic will be top of my list.  The destination offers big bang for the buck. This is largely why the island has seen a steadily increase in travelers and tourists each...

The Holy Grail of Destination Wedding Etiquette

The Holy Grail of Destination Wedding Etiquette

Getting married in a picturesque location with clear blue skies and sun kissed skin, sounds essentially like a week-long sleepover with your faves.  Seems like a no brainer, right? Except you have a laundry list of questions and concerns.  Just because...

Family All-Inclusive Hotels You Won’t Hate

Family All-Inclusive Hotels You Won’t Hate

Sometimes, traveling with multiple generations of loved ones, all with different ideas of the perfect vacation, it is tough to narrow down a property and destination that will keep all parties happy and busy.  The youngest members of the family want to play,...

The Perfect Time to Book

The Perfect Time to Book

One of the more frequent questions I receive is, “How soon in advance should we book?” My response is always the same.  Book as soon as soon as possible! Especially on the east coast most of us don’t really have a flexible schedule to play or plan with. ...

Hermitage Bay, Antigua

Hermitage Bay, Antigua

It’s rare to come across something that exceeds all exceptions and leaves an everlasting impression.  Hermitage Bay is like nothing you’ll ever experience.  It is a hidden gem just waiting to tug at your heartstrings. Drive to the west coast of Antigua,...

Planning the Ultimate Bachelorette Party

Planning the Ultimate Bachelorette Party

Planning a bachelorette party can be super fun, but let’s face it – it’s also super stressful.  With anywhere from 5 to 20 ladies traveling from different cities with different schedules and budgets, you want to make sure the destination you pick is fun and easy...

The Hype of The Babymoon

The Hype of The Babymoon

As your baby bump begins to grow so may your desire for one last hurrah before the stork makes that special delivery! In recent years, “babymoons,”  a vacation a couple takes prior to having baby, has become the “it” trend.  And like all good trends, it’s...

Say “I Do” to a Destination Wedding!

Say “I Do” to a Destination Wedding!

Photo: Fairmont Mayakoba Wedding planned by G World Travel  As traditional weddings become pricier (New York and New Jersey being the most expensive states in the country to get married in), destination weddings are becoming increasingly more popular – and...

Why Everyone Needs a Travel Agent

Why Everyone Needs a Travel Agent

Many travelers might not realize what they are missing out on when they don’t use a travel agent. After many years of planning the perfect vacation, I can shed some light on the topic. Here are several reasons why you should leave the planning to the professionals....

Trending Travel Destinations in 2019

Trending Travel Destinations in 2019

For a truly spectacular travel backdrop check out these up-and-coming hot spots and the classics making a big comeback. From seaside towns to historic cities, these are the spots that made top of my list for 2019! The Cayman Islands are a group of...

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