The Galley Bay Resort and Spa

Maybe it’s because I’m a travel agent, but I seem to notice TripAdvisor’s stickers in a lot of shops and restaurants. I even saw it when I on my big trip. So I know that this travel website has this huge reach. So when they call a resort, “Among the ten top resorts in the Caribbean”, we might wants to listen to them. So let’s take a look at what this place has to offer.

This all-inclusive resort is set in forty acres of a lush garden. If you choose to stay in the hotel itself, you will get a view of their beautiful beach. You will also be able to choose between a room and a suite. But are you looking for the utmost in privacy? You will want to try one of their cottages which are all right beside their lagoon. The cottages will also have their own plunge pools.

There are three full service restaurants on this resort. You will be able to choose between a buffet or a  la carte breakfast. All lunches will be a la carte, and it looks like dinner will be the same. They have one Caribbean restaurant that is pretty nice and will allow you a nice quiet dinner. There is also a restaurant that is more like a grill place and is, of course, much less formal.

But okay, besides eating and sleeping, what is there to do? Well, they have some great beaches , a lovely pool, and since they have water, there are all kinds water sports. They have a fitness center and tennis courts. They also have a library.

I would love to know your thoughts about any of this. I would also love to help you book any trips.

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Celebrate Christmas in the Caribbean

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My holiday plans are all set. We’ll be gathering with my family this next week. My mother and sister are planning out what we are going to do, what we are going to eat.. I am going to be with my family, and I’m sure we’ll have fun whatever we do.  Now to figure out what I’m doing as far as gifts. I’ll figure something out, hopefully.

But maybe you aren’t sure what you are going to be doing for Christmas. Maybe you don’t have any to speak of. Maybe it’s just you and your husband and two kids, or maybe it’s just you and you’re waiting to meet that special someone. Whatever your reason, you might want to consider going to the Caribbean for Christmas. This is especially true if you are already sick of the winter cold. In the Caribbean, you are going to be able to soak up some sun and get out on some beautiful beaches. And yes, there are many Christmas traditions that are carried out in the Caribbean.

In general, the people of the Caribbean are very warm and welcomed. And they love celebrating this special time of year. Of course, they do do some things very differently too. That is why need a good travel agent to work with you who will help you find the right balance between the traditions and don’t want to miss out on even in paradise, and the exposure to the traditions of the Caribbean. Please let me know if you are interested in anything like this.

Festivals in the Caribbean

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I love having this job. There is great variety in things I need to do, especially while writing this book. My mind is kind of spinning in all kinds of directions… But first…

The Caribbean has much to offer travelers and is a favorite for a lot of people. It has a lot of beautiful beaches you can enjoy. And because it gets so many guests, there are a lot of activities you can take part in. But the people who actually live on the island are a mix of different ethnic groups, so you are able to experience different cultures while on the islands. If experiencing the culture is one of your main objectives, you might want to consider these.

There is a huge festival in the Caribbean called Carnival. It is kind of like our Mardis Gras, and is a mix of different cultures. Now it sounds like there is a lot of drinking at these parties, so it might not be the best place to take children, so you might want to keep that in mind. So when is Carnival celebrated? Different islands of the Caribbean celebrate this festival at different times of the year. I can help you figure that part out if you would like.

There is also a festival in Jamaica called Reggae. Reggae is a type of music, this festival was started as a way to celebrate that music. But they now have many different genres of music, to make this appealing to more people. This is a four day festival in July full of concerts and beach parties you won’t want to miss.

Let me know if you are interested in either of these. I would be more than happy to help.

Caribbean cruises to watch for in 2016

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First, thank you for the likes. It’s good to know that people enjoy what I’m writing.

With 2016 just around the corner, it is not too soon to start planning the trips you might want to take next year. And I would love to hear about those tra travel ideas you have. I’m always getting e-mail about travel specials. I would love to be able to match your interests with these deals.

Okay, today let’s talk about Caribbean cruises first, Royal Caribbean is going to be introducing their new ship, Oasis of the Seas, in November of this coming year. They are going to have different itineraries, alternating between the Eastern and Western Caribbean. And if you’d like, you could combine a cruise and a trip to Disney World. This might make a perfect summer vacation for everyone. However, I do have to say that I hear that summer is an awful time to go to Disney. There are just so many people there that time of year.

Those looking for a more intimate cruise might enjoy going on Sea Cloud. Starting in March of next year, they are going to explore some of the lesser known areas of the Caribbean. I would love to know your thoughts on this.

More romantic getaways

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I am going to try to do the necessary things today. My family has some things going on this afternoon. It would have been nice to get up early, but that did not happen. I’m actually a lot later starting than usual. But anyway..

St James Club Morgan Bay is one of the most popular resorts in the Caribbean. Now if you are looking for a romantic getaway, you may want to think carefully, and maybe ask your friendly travel agent some questions, because this is a very family friendly resort. But it is built in one of St Lucia’s most beautiful areas. This is an all inclusive resort which is on a beautiful beach. There are several different pools for you to enjoy, and they have five bars you can choose from.

Palm Island Resort and Spa is on A private island which is rated among the best places to stay. This is also known as one of the most romantic resorts in the world. There are no telephones or televisions in this place, added to the secluded feel. But you can bike, hike, or sail at this place. And of course, there are beautiful beaches to to enjoy here.

Let me know if you are interested in either of these places, or if you have any questions for me.

Romantic getaways in the Caribbean

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I know I am getting more followers. First, I want to thank you for following me. Second, please let me know if you are interested in receiving travel newsletters, or working with me as your travel agent. I would be more than happy to help you. And just to remind everyone, my passion is helping family reconnect through travel.

Today let’s look at some romantic getaways in the Caribbean. And we are going to start with Galley Bay Resort and Spa which is in Antigua.  The property is in a secluded area that has a long stretch of beautiful beach that is perfect for romance. Those couples looking for utmost privacy will enjoy the bungalows that come complete with a pool. When relaxing on the beach, they have drink carts that will come to you. There are all kinds of activities that you can participate in in at this resort. You will find this place to be like a country club in many ways.

Club Barbados is an adults-only resort. And again this place has a very intimate feel to it. You can walk through their beautiful gardens. There are three pools, lots of beautiful walkways, and two restaurantsyou can enjoy. Let me know if you would like to know more about these places.

Having the end of summer blues?

630x355 (11)It’s Friday and I’m tired, ready to have some fun this weekend , and hopefully have a more productive week next week. But who could get really tired of their job when part of their job is looking at pictures like this all day?

Personally, I am really glad that this summer is coming to an end. I’m ready for cooler weather and the holidays. But maybe you don’t feel the way I do. Maybe you either didn’t get much of a vacation or had so much fun on your vacation that you never wanted to leave. Whatever your situation is, you might be able to get some more “summertime” by going to this beautiful place. This place is in the Caribbean, and you are going to find lovely temperatures as well as beautiful waters and scenery.. And what’s more, several places in the Caribbean are offering people deals if you want to go.

Take the Bahamas Grand Lucayan Resort as an example. It is offering a wellness package called “Feel Grand and Healthy”. You may be able to get up to 45% off your room. And they are going to give you lean dining options, complimentary fitness classes, spa treatments, as well as other activities. Please let me know if you are interested in anything like this.

Sandals Royal Bahamian

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I’m sorry about Friday. Things ended up being pretty crazy where we were on Friday, and I decided to just enjoy the time with friends rather than try to work. But now I am home, and should be back to my normal routine for a while, and honestly I’m looking forward to getting some serious work done, especially for the next couple of weeks while most of my family is gone… So anyway, let’s get started.

When you go to the Sandals Royal Bahamaian you will be pampered from the time you arrive to the time you leave. You will be picked up from the airport in either a Rolls Royce or a Mercedes if you are in a top tier suite. You will also be greeted with a glass of wine… This resort was once a getaway of a duke and duchess, as well as other socialites. There have also been portions of movies shot here.

This place mixes European elegance and Caribbean charm. It has a combination of rooms, suites and villas that you can choose from. Again, those staying in top tier suites will enjoy butler or coincierge service. They may also enjoy their own private pool.

I am going to stop here and get to some other things. Let me know if you are interested in something like this.

Luxury hotels #2

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I have a big project I want to work on, hoping to spend some good time on it this afternoon. But first to get to the things I have to do each day, this and e-mail.

Jumby bay is the next luxury hotel we are going to look at, and it is located in the Caribbean. If you like the feeling of being away from everything, and yet to really only be six minutes away from civilization, this is the place for you. You can get to Antigua by boat in under ten minutes. And yet you can be at this hotel and never have to worry about the crowds of tourists in that city. The hotel staff caters to your every need. If all you want is to relax on the beach, this is the place for you.

The next hotel we are going to look at is in iIndia. I am not thinking luxury when I think of India, but apparently luxury can be found even here. The hotel itself is called Oberoi Vanyavillas  [not sure how you would pronounce that]. They actually have luxury tents available as well. They have a spa too. The property borders on a tiger reserve. They have great food and an excellent staff… I don’t think this would be my thing. I’m not sure I could relax anywhere near tigers. But let me know if you are interested.