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5 Exotic Summer Vacations That Are a Steal Due to the Strong Dollar

21703958[1] (BPT) – Exotic locations like Bali, Rome and Sydney might be at the top of your bucket list, but this year experts say they should also be at the top of your summer vacation list. Today’s unusually strong dollar is allowing you to get a lot more for your money when you travel abroad. Travel experts say this year is one of the best times in modern history for Americans to explore the world and visit distant dream destinations.

“The U.S. has emerged from the financial crisis of 2008 with the dollar at near record highs relative to a number of international currencies,” says Travis Katz, CEO and co-founder of Gogobot, a travel site that helps you find places to stay, eat and play that are perfect for you. “For American travelers, this means international travel is cheaper this year than Read more »

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Gladiators Unite for a Scandalicious Watch Party!


So, just how excited are you for Scandal’s Season 4 finale tomorrow night?  What burning questions do you have?  What cliffhanger will Shonda Rhimes leave us with this time?  And most importantly, WHO are you watching it with?

Well, all of the serious gladiators are watching together, at a Scandalicious Watch Party hosted by Rosa Regale and social media maven/author, Demetria Lucas D’Oyley.  It’s going down at Read more »

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Get Healthy at the Biltmore!

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There’s a new vacation package in town and it’s available at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.  The new program encourages travelers to clean up their act and sip their way into shape this summer. Created in celebration of the hotel’s newly launched Benessere at the Biltmore initiative, an ongoing series of interactive programming designed to inspire guests to pursue a healthy lifestyle.

The two-night Benessere Wellness travel package offers three options to jump start the mind and body and get guests looking and feeling as hot as summer. Based on double occupancy and starting Read more »

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Life@50+ National Event & Expo Comes to Miami!


I’m so excited that AARP is bringing their Life@50+ National Event & Expo to Miami this weekend!  I already know that it’s going to be a blast!  The days are chocked full of celebrity guest appearances—including Robin Roberts, the Movies For Grownups Film Festival, live entertainment and more. And, on top of the fun and festivities, AARP Read more »

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General Motors Celebrates #MomsofMiami!


Hey now!  General Motors has included me in a small group of women that they are honoring this Mothers Day Weekend.  In about an hour, they are dropping off a 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe that I get to spend the weekend with.  Hopefully, it will inspire me to Read more »

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Mothers Day Brunch Round Up!

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Celebrate Mom in style this Mothers Day with a FAB brunch.  I decided to compile offerings from some of my favorite places.  There are a ton of options this year–from live music to unlimited mimosas to complimentary spa treatments.  I also included choices from Boca, Broward, Miami, and even Southwest Florida.  There’s truly something for everyone.  Here’s what I came up with: Read more »

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America’s Secret 2015 Food Destinations


(BPT) – With their incredible restaurants seemingly appearing overnight, cities such as Brooklyn and Portland have long since been discovered as foodie destinations. If you want coal-fired pizza ovens, craft beer or artisan doughnuts, you only have to stroll down the street a few blocks. But while these destinations have been basking in the limelight, other cities across America have been transforming their food scenes to much less fanfare. If you’re searching for the mod craft cocktail bar, the boat-to-table seafood or the next big Read more »

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