I took a year between off high school and college and worked for an office supply wholesaler. One day, I got a letter from a friend whom I had known since birth (my mom and his mom were and still are best friends), asking me if I wanted to backpack through Europe with him before heading off to college. You know that this happened a long time ago because people used to send letters back in the early 1970's. Going outside the U.S. was the furthest thing from my mind, but my parents encouraged me
Back in September 2004, we drove through Vero Beach, Florida and observed the carnage two back to back hurricanes had delivered. We wondered how long it would take for the community to recover and rebuild the numerous destroyed hotels and business structures in this very special place.
Amazing what a $50 million dollar infusion, plus the vision and inspiration of a power couple like Gloria and Emilio Estefan, can do for a small devastated hotel on a lovely stretch of Florida beach.
Recent travels have involved more time in South America. As wines frequently are found on our dinner table we have developed new interests in those produced in Chile and Argentina.
Early this year, we decided to return to Argentina and wanted to allocate some time to wine explorations in the region. It was only a matter of time until Mendoza, Argentina worked it's way to the top of our travel list.
We discussed visiting several bodegas and vineyards for reasons
Columbia Cliff Villas
An hour outside from Portland lays the majestic Hood River. This national scenic area, which includes the Columbia River Gorge, is home to one of our favorite Luxury Link properties – Columbia Cliff Villas. Surrounded by the snow-capped Mount Hood, this resort offers both romance and adventure.
This time of the year is perfect for travelers looking for a cozy winter getaway. “Right now is a perfect time to enjoy snow-shoeing,
Updated 02-21-2012 at 10:07 AM by olympique51
At Luxury Link we feature some of the most exotic properties in the world to our community of travelers versed in all things luxury. During the month of February, the topic of romantic getaways is top of mind and there is one resort that truly embraces the definition of a romantic getaway – The Sarojin.
About one hour from Phuket, Thailand the 56 room property is geared towards exotic escapes. “We want our guests to feel as
Updated 03-07-2012 at 12:37 PM by olympique51
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