While my last name is Donahue, I am not of Irish heritage. My husband is. However, I was very excited to visit Ireland which had been high on my bucket list for a long time! We took a whirlwind tour of the southern half of Ireland and had the most amazing adventure. And for those timid drivers out there, we drove on the opposite side of the road and survived! Actually, we did a lot of driving on this trip which might not be for everyone, but it was such an amazing way to see this gorgeous country!
If you love wine, there is nothing better than drinking wine while standing on the very ground that produced it! Talk about terrior. Below you'll find my top ten favorite wine destinations around the world. These are a must for every oenophile!
Two weeks ago, I shared my list of the best beaches in the United States. This time, I’m sharing my very subjective list of the best beaches in the World. There are so many amazing beach destinations around the world, it is really hard to choose!
It’s summer, and it is hot here in New York City! To many Americans summer means, beaches, bbq’s and flip-flops. If you need some summer inspiration, my top five beaches in the US are listed here!
I know it can be very difficult to find the time to travel! I’m a travel consultant, and I still find it hard…Husband, I’m looking at you! Below are some tips that I’ve found extremely helpful over the years. If you’re really dedicated to your bucket list, spend some developing a plan for the next couple of years. If you need some help strategizing, I’m happy to work with you!
It might be summer, but it's never too early to start planning your next winter escape! Are you looking to actually enjoy the cold and spend some time outside despite the fact that it’s dark and snowy? These five winter playgrounds are the perfect destinations for you!
I recently spent a week in Spain visiting my sister who has been living there for the past year. We spent three nights in Madrid, one night in Cordoba, two nights in Seville and two nights in Granada. It was a whirlwind trip, but it was a ton of fun!
Are you thinking of heading to magical Southeast Asia? Thinking of Thailand? Or maybe overwhelmed by the options? This is the perfect itinerary to exploring all of the beauty that Thailand has to offer. Once you visit, you'll be hooked and go back over and over again!
My list of seven trips that everyone should take at some point during their life.
Are you looking to escape every day life, but don’t have a passport or just realized it expired? No time to get a new one? Well, you’re in luck! These seven spectacular resorts are in tropical places that don’t require a passport!
Planning your vacation is both exciting and daunting. One of the trickiest parts is figuring out your budget! One of the most important aspects of my job is being a good steward of my client’s money and helping them budget appropriately for their dream vacation.
If you’re feeling a little down and out thanks to this terrible weather, here is a little travel candy to brighten up your day! These four private islands are resorts that you can actually book and stay at! Can you imagine yourself spending a fabulous, relaxing week at one of these four resorts?
It took me a long time to sign up for Global Entry. I was afraid that the process would be extremely time consuming and lengthy and I didn’t want to go all the way to JFK. Until I learned that you don’t have to!
I recently returned from Hawai’i and received a wonderful introduction to the culture of the Hawaiian people. The word Aloha has a much deeper meaning than most people realize. It does not mean Hello. The word is much more spiritual and embodies the compassion, love and kindness that the Hawaiian people feel towards each other, their islands and all beings which is a pretty amazing concept!
I spent 6 days on the island of O’ahu. I had never been to O’ahu before this trip and really hadn’t put the island high on my bucket list. What I learned on this trip is: O’ahu has so much more to offer than Pearl Harbor and Waikiki.
Kauai is the perfect Hawaiian Island if you are looking to escape work and unplug. When you combine stunning scenery with five-star resorts and amazing food, you really can’t go wrong!
Escape the noise and unplug at these amazing eco-lodges. Each one offers beautiful luxury accommodations while conserving and contributing to their local communities and environment.
Here is a list of my favorite travel accessories. These are things that I take on almost every trip!