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Amerikalinjin hotels views. A room, a bar, and a restaurant.

In Oslo, Norway there is a hotel that has the unmistakable feeling of home. The interior is plush and textured but has that nice Norwegian balance of both indoors with nature, so up against the stone is lots of wood and plants. As typical in Europe there are tall windows filling the spaces with natural […]

Finding some friluftsliv at an Oslo hotel

Helsinki is a diverse city that can be enjoyed at all times of year. The aurora borealis shimmers in the winter skies and the Saunas at the lakes are a must do.

Visiting Helsinki is best any time you can go. Certainly if you are looking for sunlight and warmth, a great time to visit Helsinki is from May to July a month either side of the summer solstice when you can experience the Nordic white nights with 18+ hours of sunlight. Willing to handle some cold, […]

Helsinki โ€“ Happiest Country in the World

Running is a great way to see a city or place; there is a certain delight in turning a corner and finding a new vista to enjoy.

Lace up and start running the world

South Africa Map

The reasons to visit South Africa, a vast and culturally diverse nation, are seemingly endless, and that’s why it makes it on so many people’s bucket lists. FUN Facts about South Africa: Do those peak your interest a bit? Here are four quick reasons you should make it to South Africa at least once in […]

Why South Africa should be on your Bookitlist

an Airport Lounge inset with a photo of a Boarding pass and cancelled sign

For me, there’s nothing more fun than checking in for a flight.  I love clicking that little “Check-in Now” button because I know it means within 24 hours I’ll be winging my way to someplace new.   This year on Boxing Day I checked-in with that same excitement. My holidays had been delightful but I was ready to […]

Flight Dysfunction – it happens to everyone

Grand Cayman - insure that trip!

*post updated from 2021 Travel Insurance. Talking about the need to insure travel has to be, without a doubt, like asking someone to discuss a root canal. Just the term insurance makes me start to snooze a little bit. For years I was the person who was going to go on my trip NO MATTER […]

Let’s Insure your travel in 2023

exterior hotel

December is the perfect time to indulge yourself in the luxury. Whether you book a long weekend or a few days mid-week, think of it as a time of restoration and preparation for the coming year. Now is an opportunity to recalibrate with 2023 just around the corner. Choosing to take a break from our […]

Luxury just a few hours away

hotel interiors

I had the privilege to enjoy two nights at a boutique hide away, the NoMad London. My most important note on this property is a simple, ๐—ฌ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฃ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ! Take me back to the #NoMadLondon. The feel of the NoMad is sleek and lush. This is the perfect London 5-star boutique luxury hotel that’s small, perfectly […]

A Luxury Hide Away – the NoMad London

Paris hotel

Let me repeat. You should never book a luxury hotel direct. Never. It may seem too simple a task to bring in a professional for just a hotel booking or maybe it doesn’t seem to matter because you are already at the top tier of status. What more can there be, really? The truth is, […]

You should never book a luxury hotel direct. Never.

Planning travel map

Travel used to be pretty simple – go online, book a trip, and itโ€™s done, a travel advisor was a middle man in a simple process. But now, not so much. With the constant changes to regulations, entry and exit testing requirements, and supplier policies, travel has gotten complicated. A travel advisor is now your […]

Should you hire a Travel Advisor?

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