It’s Island Time for Me!

Have you heard? The Caribbean is open to travelers! I’m so excited to see that many of my favorite resorts and beaches have been able to reopen and are welcoming back U.S travelers. As the travel industry continues its recovery, Mexico and many of the Caribbean islands are leading the way in safety protocols and… Continue reading It’s Island Time for Me!

5 Ways Traveling Helps Your Mental Health

Let’s face it, 2020 has had more than its share of stressful moments. You’ve probably said more than once, “I need a vacation.” I know I have certainly said it. So why is it that when we are stressed, we dream about getting away? Are people that travel more often happier and less likely to… Continue reading 5 Ways Traveling Helps Your Mental Health

Plan Now, Travel in 2021!

Are you a planner or do you prefer spontaneity? Do you make to-do lists to tackle each day or do you take things as they come? Does having a color-coded calendar system bring you joy or make you anxious? Some of us rely on itineraries and plans to bring order to our daily lives. Others… Continue reading Plan Now, Travel in 2021!

Black Cats Travel COVID-19 Update on Travel Services

I wanted to update you on Black Cats Travel plans are as we all work through COVID-19. After seeing the response from where travelers are feeling most comfortable to travel, I have decided to narrow down my destinations. As you may or may not know all destinations have different guidelines, different dates when tourists can return, resorts… Continue reading Black Cats Travel COVID-19 Update on Travel Services

Coronavirus: Informative March Newsletter

I hope everyone is feeling well. I know that everyone has concerns of the Coronavirus spreading internationally and now the beginnings of the United States. I write this special monthly email for all travelers. As I specialize in All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico, Caribbean, and Costa Rica, as well as Customized Tours in Europe, Central and… Continue reading Coronavirus: Informative March Newsletter

Winter Wanderlust

SUMMER IS COMING TO A CLOSE Oh, August… The last major month of heat waves and summer fun. Soon enough, classes will be back in session and families will return to their “normal” schedules (or at least we’d like to think so!). During the remainder of these long summer days, I hope you’re making the… Continue reading Winter Wanderlust

Safety Concerns in the Media

As you’ve probably seen in the news, a few Americans have recently passed away or reported serious incidents while visiting resorts in the Dominican Republic. While these news stories may have you re-thinking your upcoming travel plans, the truth is the Dominican Republic hasn’t suddenly become more dangerous. These incidents have just had more media attention than… Continue reading Safety Concerns in the Media

Dominican Republic Travel, Facts vs. Emotion

You ALL must know about the travel concerns to the Dominican Republic, recent deaths, and illnesses at resorts. The media has played a major role in letting everyone know.  I do not know if you have any travel plans for the summer, fall, or later to visit the Dominican Republic, but as a travel advisor, I… Continue reading Dominican Republic Travel, Facts vs. Emotion

How to Expect the Unexpected When Traveling

HERE WE ARE IT IS SUMMER AND ARE YOU GOING ON VACATION? Whether you’ve been watching the news or just skimming through social media, you’re probably aware that travel safety is always a trending topic. Eye-catching headlines, weather worries, and increased attention on certain destinations from media outlets has caused some travelers to re-think or postpone their… Continue reading How to Expect the Unexpected When Traveling