Are you one of those modern couples who already has all the pots, pans and china that you could ever use? One of the latest trends in Honeymoon/Romance travel is the use of a “Honeymoon Registry”. I can work with you to choose the perfect honeymoon and, once the reservation is made, I can set up an online […]

June 15, 2021

How to kick-start your Love life… No Flowers or Candy required!

Romance Travel

Imagine enjoying a Jamaican beach day with several of your closest friends or family and then returning to your temporary “home” at the end of the day to shower, rest and share a Happy Hour Rum Punch on the patio while your own chef prepares an amazing dinner with fish that was caught that very […]

June 7, 2021

Bigger is definitely better!

family travel, Luxury Travel, Travel Advice, Travel Experiences

Do you love to travel, but the thought of the TSA security lines and the long waits at US Immigration and Customs are holding you back? I have a great tip to simplify your life – and it’s called Global Entry. I enrolled myself a couple of years ago and was amazed at how simple […]

June 6, 2021

If I could drastically improve your travel experience, would you love me?

family travel, Global Entry, Travel Advice

I recently read an article from the Wold Travel and Tourism Council that highlights the benefits of travel for your Mental Health and I thought I’d share the 9 reasons that were highlighted. Travel is a great way to maintain mental wellbeing and, by extension, it contributes to a happier and more fulfilling life. So, […]

April 24, 2021

9 Reasons Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health

Wellness

Are you a DIYer? Do you enjoy planning quick getaways for you and your family? Did you know that you can book online and get my Virtuoso benefits? Yes you can by using Virtuoso’s self-booking tool! What Is Virtuoso? Virtuoso is the leading global network of agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel, with more […]

April 23, 2021

Are you a DIYer?

family travel, Luxury Travel, Travel Advice, Travel Experiences

Take Your Pick For Paradise The opportunities for family fun in the Caribbean are endless.Aruba, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, and other luscious islands are bustling with lively hotels and resorts that can provide lasting memories for you and your fmaily. There are games and entertainment for the kids, peace and relaxation for the […]

March 15, 2021

The Caribbean – Made For Family Fun

family travel, Travel Advice, Travel Experiences

Costa Rica is a destination you should definitely consider adding to your travel bucket list. Costa Rican life consists of endless beaches, rainforests, river valleys, and biodiversity all in one place, allowing different types of adventure around every corner. Here are ten fantastic activities to have in Costa Rica. Forest Ziplining Whether it’s through the […]

March 9, 2021

Costa Rica Adventure

Travel Advice, Travel Experiences

When you use Blue Ocean Travel Design to help plan your vacation there are a lot of things that happen in the background that you might not be aware of. Here is a list of items that you will receive when I plan your vacation: I will research destinations, resorts, hotels, cruises and all things […]

December 30, 2020

Why I charge a Planning and Research Fee.

Travel Advice

One of the best ways to discover another culture is to experience their holiday festivities. Immersing yourself in the excitement and traditions that come with national holidays will instantly give you a newfound respect for the culture. Mexico’s national holidays are well known around the globe and even celebrated in other countries. However, if you […]

November 18, 2020

TOP 3 FESTIVALS TO CELEBRATE IN MEXICO

Travel Experiences

You haven’t lived unless you’ve had at least one road trip in a tropical country. Costa Rica is home to the most picturesque scenery and vibrant culture. Go beyond typical tourism by renting a car and hitting the road to explore the many sights of Costa Rica. We give you some Costa Rican road trip […]

November 12, 2020

3 Incredible Costa Rica Road Trips Ideas

Travel Experiences

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I help families press “pause” on the busy-ness and reconnect on custom-crafted vacations.

My specialty? Escapes designed to make you say ahhhh. That is: effortless journeys that lead to stress-free FUN, not frazzled nerves and backseat bickering.

From sun-splashed resorts and cruises to thrilling theme parks, your family vacation will be seamless, smile-inducing, and tailored to exactly what your family is craving right now. 

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