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Follow Jody on her many adventures as she meets the people and visits the places that will make your next vacation relevant and inspiring. These experiences are ideal for ever-blooming Perennials—ageless, life-enriching people who stay connected to the world, technology and their friends of all ages.

The America’s Cup put Bermuda on the map again for good reason: the island could not be more picturesque, the beaches are beautiful, the locals are beyond friendly and you can fly to Bermuda in the morning and be on the beach by noon! ...

My exclusive interview with Gregory Tepper, the CEO and founder of Exeter International, offering luxury travel, exclusive tours and private access experiences to Russia and Eastern Europe....

I have brought together the top General Managers of the most prestigious hotels in Paris to give insight into how the tourism industry has been affected and what security measures were taken. ...

Peruvian born, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. He is now a top chef in Lima, Peru and has 2 of the hottest restaurants: Malabar and AmaZ. ...

A former palace with a sense of history (George Gershwin wrote An American in Paris and Henry Kissinger signed the Paris Peace accord), the newly opened Peninsula in the 16th arrondissement is luxury personified with a 10+ WOW factor! ...

You’ve probably never heard of the Signature Travel Network, but that’s ok because you know me! Following is an interview with Ignacio Maza, the Executive VP of Signature and why you don’t need a Platinum credit card to get the most bang for your buck!...

Je suis amoureuse! Newly opened Grand Hôtel Du Palais Royal has got everything… and they got it right! The location is the envy of every hotel in Paris-- near the Louvre, Rue St Honoré, Jardin des Tuileries, and the Royal Palace ...

I must admit, Barbados has fallen off my Caribbean ‘it’ list so I decided to go back to see what-if anything-I was missing. I have to tell you that it is no longer your grandmother’s Barbados!...

My dear readers, because you deserve the best, I’ve paved and slaved the streets of Paris just so I could give you... Paris of the moment....

It’s chic without really trying, has spectacular beaches, fab restaurants all you foodies would approve of and  it's uber-friendly and safe. Why is it still under the radar???...until now...

Whenever I return from the Riviera Maya, Mexico, I say the same thing--why go anywhere else? I...

Luciano Parolari, known as the ‘King of Risotto’ retired at the end of 2011, but don’t despair. He has passed on his  toque—and recipes-to Michele Zambanini,  Luciano’s assistant for the past 7 years....

No...this is not a beginning of a joke....Did you ever know why tomato juice is more popular than beer on a flight?  Our taste buds change in the friendly skies.......

For all my dear followers, I only want the best for you, so I am giving you a heads-up!  I mentioned that ‘midtown’ Miami is the place to be if you’re a foodie and a fashionista!!!...

The Hotel Bel-Air closed in Sept 2009 for renovations and reopened in Oct 2011.  You’ve probably read about the grand opening in every upscale magazine and website known to man but if you wanna read about it here is a great account....

Are you tired of taking off your shoes before you go through security at the airport ? Getting a frozen shoulder from removing that laptop from your carry-on one too many times?...

Ok, so not to toot my own horn...(BEEP BEEP) but I came across this article in the New York Times toting the HOT places to go for fun in the sun and wouldn't you know it, I posted the same suggestions back in 2010! ...

I'm writing you from Milan as a guest of the gorgeous Hotel Armani Milan.  ...

Ah, the good life...check out my fabulous suite at the new and improved oh-so-chic Hotel Hermitage in Monte Carlo...

My last stop was Marrakech; it's like a great cup of coffee after a perfect meal!...