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Valerie Longo



  • Palm Springs,
  • Bali,
  • Guatemala,
  • Thailand,
  • Boutique Travel,
  • Off-the-Beaten Path

Based in

Redondo Beach, California

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Beach lover, wellness enthusiast, off the beaten path traveler. Passionately planning the next adventure. I love to immerse myself into the local culture, art and history of each destination.

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Travel style

My love for travel started in my 20’s when my goal then was to travel to every beach in the world. I fell madly in love with simple huts on the beach, meeting the locals and white sands.

My travel changed with kids to family Ski trips at resorts in Utah, Oregon and California. Family-friendly Tropical Beach vacations and a lot of national parks and camping.

Now you can find me searching the globe for far away places, less touristy and more local charm. I love both slow and adventure travel. I am either watching the sunrise on an island in Indonesia, wandering a European city on foot searching for local hidden gems to shop and eat, or hiking with a guide in the jungle to visit ancient ruins. For me finding the perfect accommodations in either a boutique or luxe hotel is a must for a successful vacation.

I am also an experienced solo traveler and love to encourage women to try traveling alone.

Favorite hotels

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Hotel Escondido Oaxaca

A dreamy mix of old and new in the heart of Oaxaca, with a coworking space, rooftop pool and bar, and streetside Piedmontese eatery.

Fora Perks
  • Breakfast daily.

  • Welcome amenity.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

Albergo Della Regina Isabella

Stylish high-end hotel located in a tranquil bay in Ischia, Italy surrounded by private beaches and Mediterranean pinewoods, featuring a thermal spa and fine dining restaurant.

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Valerie Longo