Eye on the World

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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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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You can’t beat the view from the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya’s Bali Beds.

Posted on March 9th, 2016

Eye on the World: Riviera Maya

For four days I ate, slept and played like rock 'n' roll royalty at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Mexico, experiencing the luxuries and VIP treatment available only to guests of the resort's new Rock Royalty Level.
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Posted on February 25th, 2016

Eye on the World: St. Augustine, Florida

I took advantage of the long President's Day weekend to take a 3-day trip to St. Augustine, where I experienced the culture (at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! museum's Odditorium), soaked up the history (on a pirate pub crawl), and learned about legendary former residents (on a walking ghost tour) in our nation's oldest continuously occupied European settlement.
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Puerto Vallarta views from the lighthouse at El Malecon.

Posted on February 3rd, 2016

Eye on the World: Scenic Puerto Vallarta

Recommend just got back from Gala Vallarta Nayarit, where we got the scoop on what's new in Puerto Vallarta, including updates to hotels and info on new hotels, too.
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Now this is how you do a poolside cabana!

Posted on January 11th, 2016

Eye on the World: Thompson Playa del Carmen

We just got our hands on this eye candy and couldn’t wait to share.
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