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Carefree Luxury – The Boulders Resort & Spa

“Luxury is attention to detail, originality, exclusivity and above all quality” – Angelo Bonati There are precious few places lovelier than Arizona in the Springtime, and one of the many reasons I adore this part of the year is that I take the opportunity to visit a number of luxury properties located near my home…

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Best Restaurants in Phoenix – Wright’s At The Arizona Biltmore

“Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – James Beard The experience of dining is very special to me, and this quote reminded me of why this is so – food, and how we experience it, connects us all. I recently visited the Arizona Biltmore to write a staycation feature, and had the opportunity…

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Best Luxury Hotels in Arizona – The Arizona Biltmore

“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta This quote perfectly captures how I inadvertently became a travel writer – the sheer astonishment of experiencing new and beautiful places, followed by the compulsion to give voice to those experiences so that others may see a part of the…

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Best Luxury Hotels in Hawaii – The Grand Wailea Resort

“Beauty – be not caused – it is.” – Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson’s poetic verse splendidly describes Wailea on the Hawaiian Island of Maui; and it seems as if those responsible for crafting the majestic Grand Wailea Resort understood that simply being a part of unassailable beauty is a virtue on to itself. The Grand…

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