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Best Luxury Resorts For Teens In The Caribbean

Are you planning the ultimate family holiday to the Caribbean but are worried about keeping your teens entertained and off their devices? Traveling with your teenage children can help you unplug and reconnect, but only if you choose the right destination. If you are looking for a peaceful and secluded paradise, which will allow you to escape from daily life while filling your trip with once-in-a-lifetime experiences and adventures, we have you covered! Keep reading ...

By |April 3rd, 2021|Family Travel, Hotels, International|

8 Secrets To Having A Stress-Free Family Vacation

We believe that traveling together as a family can be one of the most rewarding and amazing ways to bring your family closer together, reconnect, and enrich your children's education. However, we also know that having a stress-free family vacation can be challenging.  Although family vacations can be a little frustrating at times, they allow you to create unforgettable memories and lasting experiences. Whether you plan to go to the beach, the mountains, or even ...

By |March 1st, 2021|Family Travel, Featured, International, Wellness Travel|

Insider Tips To Prevent Weight Gain While Traveling And Still Indulge In Your Favorite Foods

One of the best parts of travel is sampling all the amazing cuisine in the new destinations. After all, what can be better than freshly baked croissants in Paris, home-made pasta in Italy, or paella in Spain? Not to mention the wine, cocktails, and desserts. Healthy eating tips for traveling often go right out the window and when you start adding up the calories it is easy to see why we often return home with ...

Insider Tips For A Stress-Free Airport Experience

Pre Travel Whether we are flying to see family across the country, take a much-needed family vacation, or experience a once in a lifetime trip to remote destinations, airplane travel has become a necessity in most of our lives. For many people, few travel experiences are as stressful and aggravating as going through airport security, checking bags, worrying about missed connections, having unpleasant interactions with other passengers, and battling the airlines about lost luggage. Although ...

10 Hidden Gems And Must-See Sights In Antarctica

Antarctica is one of the most remote, magnificent, and awe-inspiring destinations on the planet. Although the continent frequently makes the top five destinations on any adventurer's bucket list, many travelers are not adequately prepared to plan their itinerary and therefore miss out on some of the must-see sights in Antarctica. If you think that all you will see in Antarctica are snow and icebergs, you could not be more wrong. Antarctica is teeming with wildlife ...

By |January 9th, 2021|Family Travel, Featured, International, Transformative|

Your Luxury Travel Essentials Made Simple

The one question I get asked a lot would be, "what are your travel essentials/must-haves"? In the world of luxury travel essentials, there is a myriad of products that one can choose from. And narrowing it down can often be an arduous task. To ease the process I have listed below products that I have found that are equally high quality, most items are budget-friendly, and they produce amazing results with their ease of use ...

By |November 6th, 2020|Family Travel, International, Must-Have Travel Gear, USA Travel|

Insider Tips for Traveling Safely During The Pandemic

For many months all around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic left many individuals confined in their homes, socially isolated, and unable to visit family and friends. The good news is that these restrictions are easing up and the travel industry is coming back to life. Travelers are actively seeking tips for traveling safely during the Coronavirus pandemic. Governments and local authorities all over the world have authorized people to exercise safety measures and stay under ...

Answering Your Safety Concerns For Holiday Travel During The Pandemic

The summer of 2020 has been filled with apprehension, uncertainty, closures, restrictions, and record-breaking heatwaves. Travelers around the US are wondering the same question, "will it be safe to travel in the fall?" Like everything this year, the question is a little complicated. Ok, we can be honest, it is very complicated. For starters, it is safe to say summer 2020 did not go as anticipated. This makes us all increasingly eager to welcome in ...

By |August 25th, 2020|Coronavirus, Family Travel, Featured, International, Wellness Travel|

Top Five Over The Top Amazing VIP Experiences In Europe

A European vacation is one of the topmost requested international trips for people all over the world. Renowned for its incredible depth of beauty, culture, history, cuisine, and religious relics, it is no wonder that millions of people make their own “pilgrimage” to many of the famous European countries and cities each year. However, while any trip to Europe is sure to be magical in the know travelers and those accustomed to a higher level ...

Planning Travel Post Covid-19

As the world emerges from its prolonged slumber and governments begin to ease restrictions, many travelers are wondering when they can safely begin to travel and how to plan a trip in a post-Coronavirus world. While there are many nuances in travel and ultimately much will depend on government regulations regarding opening the borders and safety measures required, there are many ways for savvy travelers to begin travel planning now. Following months of quarantine and ...

By |May 20th, 2020|Coronavirus, Family Travel, Featured, International, USA Travel|

The Art Of Authentic Travel: Northern Europe Off The Beaten Path

Tourists push through crowds to visit places they have only ever dreamt of. Standing shoulder to shoulder in a human wall comprised of people that are not native to ground they’ve traveled to. Seeing the country as an outsider looking in, but with a few steps back from the observational glass, instead of witnessing a place, it can be lived. …

By |March 26th, 2020|Featured, International, Transformative|

Wine And Dine On Your Amazing Journey – The Best Culinary Experiences in Western Europe

Packed aisle to aisle, food, and wine is a luxury that has become ordinary and thoughtless to many a consumer. The quick access and ease of the grab and go meal has disconnected people from the beautiful origins of their daily sustenance. Every meal and beverage hail from somewhere, a rolling countryside, a century-old vineyard, the list is endless. Choosing to travel back to the roots of food and wine, is the embodiment of connecting ...

By |March 17th, 2020|Featured, Foodie Stops, International|

Your Personal Guide To Understanding Regional Italian Cuisine

    Italian cuisine is as famous around the world as the sights and ancient landmarks which make this country one of the most beloved and visited in the world. Many travelers associate Italian food with the legendary pizza and pasta exported and emulated in nearly every Italian restaurant around the globe.   However, there is so much more to the countries’ gastronomy. Typical regional Italian cuisine dishes exist in silos and vary significantly throughout ...

Choosing The Best Crowd-Free Greek Island

The Greek islands inspire images of golden sunsets, crystal clear azure water, endless sandy beaches, and whitewashed buildings romantically perched on hilltops. Those who have visited the islands can attest to their immense, almost surreal natural beauty and boundless charm. All  Greek islands are blessed with extraordinary scenery, yet each one has distinct allure, characteristics, and history. While a few islands attract most tourists, there are dozens of options to choose a crowd-free Greek island ...

The Art of Cruising – Choosing Your Cruise

Cruises continue to be a popular way to travel as there is something for everyone. It is also thought to be a quicker and more convenient way to explore multiple destinations in one trip. However, choosing the right one is challenging due to the diverse number of cruise lines, ship types, and itineraries. Figuring out the best type of cruise for you is a great start to ensuring a memorable experience. Uniword’s Castles along the ...

Voices of Women Conversation With Carol Foote

   Name: Carol Foote Age: 69 Country of birth: United Kingdom Country of Residence: Australia 1. Tell us a bit about where and how you grew up I was born in Wales and my family moved to England when I was five. When I was sixteen my family emigrated to Australia. 2. How do you feel your childhood shaped your life? Moving to Australia at the age of sixteen and leaving school and all my friends ...

Tanzania – Where You’ll Find Courage

Tanzania is a popular destination for tourism especially for those wanting to experience Kilimanjaro National Park, located in the northeastern region of the country, near the Kenyan border.    Hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro is a “bucket list” for many of our clients and team members at Boutique Travel Advisors.  As mindful travelers who support the communities where we travel, Boutique Travel Advisors interviewed Courage House Tanzania’s Executive Director, Stephanie Midthun to learn more about how this ...

Beyond London Lies the Charming City of York

By Sarah Nicoli Part of the allure of moving from Chicago to London 18 months ago was the ability to travel frequently and fervidly. And because my visa process went about as smooth as Brexit, I had the unexpected pleasure of devouring only the UK the first 14 months I lived here. York became one of my favorite overnight trips from London. Contrast to fellow expats jet setting to far off wonderlands, I confirmed my ...

An Inca Trail Adventure

TRAVEL TALES A group of 12 Paradise Valley residents recently experienced the incredible and unforgettable journey to Peru, where they paraglided in Lima, dined on exotic foods in Cusco and trekked the arduous yet magnificent Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. <!–more Keep reading this post–> The trip was organized by the co-founders of a locally based company, Boutique Travel Advisors (BTA). They specialize in planning bespoke, adventurous, and unique luxury itineraries for individuals, groups, and ...

Top 5 Family Friendly Ski Resorts in North America

While some people start their calendar year when the first ski resorts open to the public and count the days in inches of snowfall others of us are simply looking for a  fun, convenient and family-friendly place to play in the snow and enjoy some après ski. Here is our list of the best places to bring the family for an unforgettable winter trip.   5. Winter Park Resort, CO, is a local’s mountain and a ...

By |January 22nd, 2019|Family Travel, Featured, International, USA Travel|

Top 10 Historic Luxury Hotels in Europe

Are you a history buff looking to soak up the amazing culture and the centuries of stories and folklore that shaped European history? Here are our top 10 historic luxury hotels in Europe, where you can feel the tales come to life. Argos in Cappadocia Best For: History buffs and groups traveling together. The Argos hotel in Cappadocia is located on the hillside of Uçhisar Village directly above the magical landscape of Cappadocia. First discovered ...

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