Eye on the World

The grand finale—a nighttime view of the Parliament Building in Budapest during the final night's Illumination Cruise on the sundeck.

Posted on August 11th, 2016

Eye on the World: Adventures by Disney on the Danube

Adventures by Disney's 8-day Danube River cruise is an action-packed itinerary that takes clients to eight destinations in four countries, and I've got a whirlwind photo tour with all the highlights.
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A perfect tropical destination, Catalina Island, where we had lunch and took in the stunning beachside views.

Posted on July 20th, 2016

Eye on the World: RIU Republica, Punta Cana

Recommend's Associate Editor spent a few days taking in the splendor that surrounds RIU Republica in the Dominican Republic—a property that’s been open only for a little over a month. 
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A perfect moment out on the water.

Posted on July 12th, 2016

Eye on the World: New York City

We headed off to NYC to get a first look at Cunard's Queen Mary 2 Remastered, but we couldn't help taking a few snapshots of one of the most photogenic cities in the United States.
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Finest Playa Mujeres’ multitude of palapas provided the perfect amount of shade whether poolside or beachside.

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Eye on the World: The Beloved Hotel and Finest Playa Mujeres

Romance, excitement, and cool ocean breezes were in the air at the Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts’ The Beloved Hotel and Finest Playa Mujeres properties in Mexico—and I was there to experience it all!
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Blue light over West Lake in Hangzhou.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Eye on the World: China

A picture is worth a thousand words, and my week-long press trip through northern and eastern China with Goway Travel left me utterly speechless (in a good way), so I’ll let these photos do the talking.
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Not too kiddie, not to adult-centric; accommodations are just right at the Nickelodeon Punta Cana.

Posted on June 22nd, 2016

Eye on the World: Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana

Have you seen SpongeBob SquarePants or Patrick? I did, just a couple of weeks ago...hanging out at the brand-new Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana Resort in the Dominican Republic.
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Club Med Sandpiper Bay's water views.

Posted on May 19th, 2016

Eye on the World: Club Med Sandpiper Bay

This past weekend I headed over to Port Saint Lucie in Florida where I spent a few days at Club Med Sandpiper Bay. This property, located on the St. Lucie River, offers more than a just relaxing escape tanning by the water.
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Hammock-time-at-Sugar-Bay

Posted on May 3rd, 2016

Eye on the World: Barbados

Have you ever visited a garden inside a cave? What about a rum factory on an old plantation? Have you swam with sea turtles or eaten foie gras and duck ravioli in a cliffside restaurant? No? Well, that just means you haven't been to Barbados.
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Lush landscaping at Iberostar Playa Mita.

Posted on April 27th, 2016

Eye on the World: Iberostar Playa Mita & Sayulita

Last month, I ventured off to Iberostar Playa Mita in Mexico's Riviera Nayarit. Here's a peek at what my iPhone and I captured at the resort and in the fishing village (or surfing town) of Sayulita.
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The quirky Green Citadel of Magdeburg, designed by Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser, stands out among the other buildings in the city, which feature Soviet-style block architecture.

Posted on April 27th, 2016

Eye on the World: Magdeburg, Germany

In addition to tasting local cuisine, visiting a medieval-themed Christmas market and taking part in an opening musical reception in the quaint town of Quedlinburg, guests of this year's Germany Travel Mart were invited to experience the 1,200-year-old city in eastern Germany through culturally enriching activities, including walking tours, bike tours and cultural programs. 
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