As you fly into Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the Grand Teton mountain ridge marvels you, making you wonder why it took you so long to explore this area of the country many consider the greatest outdoor destination. High-end, high-altitude, high vibes all around. Here is my Jackson Hole, Wyoming travel guide slash best tips to make your trip as awe-inspiring and fun as mine was!Summer or winter, this town’s got all the feels! I spent 12 nights...

My trip to Sayulita, Mexico and the surrounding areas was magical. And I want to share with you my Sayulita, Mexico Travel Guide so you can get the most out of your trip there!   WHAT TO BRING: Visit my Travel Homepage for my suggestions for packing for a week or two-week trip to Mexico in the warm months!In Sayulita alone, there are 3 laundromats about which I know, so if you need to do laundry, it's easy...

I spent my childhood boarding flights in the dead of winter from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale. My grandparents would wait at the end of the terminal, with open arms, while my sisters and I sprinted into them, willingly letting my grandma's lipstick stain our cheeks and my grandpa's comforting smell penetrate our clothes. To me, Florida meant adventure and love. We got the royal treatment (unless, of course, my crazy grandma was in a bad...

As a kid, I’d sit across from my dad at his desk, studying his every move, watching him hop from one call to another, dealing with customers, orders, and employees, scribbling notes illegibly. Then I’d meander toward my grandma’s office where she too would be huddled over a stack of papers, running the numbers, checking the books. I’d complete each task the office manager Ruthie assigned: organize a stack of papers, total these receipts, copy...

You'll find this hidden treasure off the main road. There are no signs. Drive a mile up a bumpy, dirt path, and though you pass a few other properties, the area looks practically deserted. Suddenly, the taxi slows, and you knock on a door framed in lush greenery and flowers. A man welcomes you, and the interior design and ambiance immediately pulls you in.Here, at Casa De Mita, a luxury boutique hotel in Punta De Mita, Mexico, a...

I've always traveled alone. I like to tell myself it's only because I like the freedom, the lack of obligation to another, to his desires and schedules and hang-ups, not wanting to compromise on my need to go, to do, to explore when I want, where I want. I like to tell myself I travel alone because I don't want someone to get in my way. But it's more than that: I travel alone because part of me fears...

Eighteen months ago, the counter of the open-air kitchen where I'm watching Mexican women prepare plates of fresh, locally-inspired dishes didn't exist. There wasn't a pool and grassy area behind me where guests and others visit for the afternoon to relax and play. There wasn't intricately designed, eco-friendly hotel rooms with stunning, handmade furniture from fallen local trees and ocean-view balconies. Instead, there was an untamed plot of land.In fact, until a few years ago, there wasn't really a heightened need for any hotels...