When I called my travel agent friend, Jonathan Epstein of the fabulous Celebrate Experiences, to ask him for advice on where to stay for our first trip to London, it didn’t surprise me that the hotel he sent me to was both luxurious & Irish-owned. The Kensington Hotel is located in one of the poshest […]
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When B told me he was attending a conference at the historic Greenbrier Resort, I jumped at the chance to experience a stay at this American icon. Now perhaps best known for serving as the chosen relocation site for Congress in the event of a nuclear attack on Washington during the Cold War, this sprawling property […]
In July, I had to take a quick overnight business trip to New York City. My meetings were in Chelsea, so I decided to ditch my usual Midtown lodging & stay right in the neighborhood. As I was researching places to stay, I came across what could be called a cruise-lovers dream come true: the […]
We had a ton of fun at Primland, participating in their various activities & pretending we were kids at summer camp. My favorite was stargazing, while B loved shooting sporting clays. Here’s a summary of just a few of the fun things you can do during your stay: Stargazing Primland has an amazing stargazing program, […]
This summer has been a bit of a stressful one for us: B switched jobs in early July &, since the middle of May, our house has been undergoing a major (basically gutted) renovation. So when the team at Primland invited us down for a weekend of adventure & relaxation, I couldn’t pack our bags quickly […]
For our last night in Ireland, we knew we’d need to stay somewhere fairly close to the airport for our morning flight back to the States. But when having stayed at wonderful properties in Dublin & Adare, who wants to end their vacation at an airport Hyatt? When our travel agent recommended we spend our last […]
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