- US West and Midwest,
- Family Travel,
- Group Travel
Destination daydreamer and family CEO (chauffeur, entertainment concierge and organizer) for three boys and a dog. I love Chicago, live music, books, pasta, nature and feelings of discovery.
ORD primarily, MDW when Southwest is best.
My travel style
I love the feeling of discovery when traveling. I enjoy adventure travel, national parks, scuba/ snorkeling followed by a relaxing hot tub or cocktail.
andBeyond Benguerra Island
Castaway to this Indian Ocean paradise, all pristine white-sand beaches, calm lagoons and charming thatched-roof cabins with private pools and salas.
JW Marriott El Convento Cusco
Modern hotel in Cusco featuring an array of traditional Peruvian artifacts and artisanal work.
The Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas
Premium resort on the shores of the Pacific Ocean with luxe studio and 1-to 2-bedroom villas.
Recently returned from:
Snorkeling and waterfall swimming in Maui.
Riding everything at every Disney World park.
Relaxing on the beach at a Mexico all-inclusive.
RVing through Yellowstone, Grand Teton and RMNP with my sister and our families.
Tanzania, then back to Chobe in Botswana.
Geeking out on evolution in the Galapagos Islands.
Surfing and ziplining in Costa Rica.
Seeing the Northern Lights in Iceland.
One thing I can't travel without...
A great playlist.
Two truths, one lie:
I swam with sharks, and a bleeding dive buddy, in the Great Barrier Reef.
I wrote a book about our honeymoon in Africa.
I backpacked solo through Southeast Asia, when internet cafes were a necessary thing.
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