The best of Puerto Vallarta’s foodie excursions and adventure tours
Beth serves as the Executive Editor for FWT Magazine that covers the food, wine and travel experiences of IFWTWA magazine, members. She also writes for Orbitz, Just Luxe, Luxe Getaways and the Hotel Indigo and Intercontinental Hotel chains. She blogs at MomUncorked.com. As a PR Consultant for more than 30 years, she represented some of the top luxury resorts, chefs and destinations worldwide conducting media relations and social media campaigns to increase brand awareness. As a freelance writer, she draws on that storytelling experience to share the unique and often untold stories about cultures and destinations through the personalities. She loves to interview the people behind the scenes who make food and travel experiences special.
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The best of Puerto Vallarta’s foodie excursions and adventure tours
The Casa Monica Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection, is a luxury property located in America’s oldest city, St. Augustine.
Nashville’s Sheraton hotel has undergone an extensive $35 million renovation and has been designated a Sheraton Grand, representing the hotel chain’s premier brand.
For many golfers, the best part of the day is ending up at the 19th hole, savoring an exquisite bottle of wine. Here are five resorts where golf and wine […]
New Orleans’ Henry Howard Hotel combines the best of a modern boutique hotel with the quaint charm of Southern hospitality. Located in the Garden District among the grand dame mansions, […]
The Burgundy region of France covers much of the eastern central portion of the country. Bourgogne, as the French call it, is dotted with sleepy villages bordered by canals and […]
Before you trade in that student ID for a corporate badge, here are seven safe, affordable destinations where the dress code is nothing but casual. From hiking volcanoes to snorkeling […]
The Grape Leaf Inn is a Victorian-era home, built in 1905, that has been renovated and modernized to feature 13 romantic and artfully decorated rooms. The Inn’s wrap-around porch is […]
Fork Monkey is a membership-based organization that offers access to these secret experiences in closed-door kitchens, on private rooftops, in secret-password penthouses and hidden gardens.
New Orleans will always be a tourist favorite for cajun, but in recent years, there’s been a movement of chefs bringing their roots and ethnic passions to the city and […]
The challenge to get guests in tip-top shape is heating up as resorts expand their holistic offerings to focus on total wellness—that’s physical, mental and spiritual. Here are seven resorts […]
Milan may be the world’s fashion capital but there’s much more to this city than haute couture. Milan is home to some of Italy’s most famous architecture and art. On […]
New Orleans’ iconic Pontchartrain Hotel has reopened after an extensive renovation and it’s everything you could want in a luxury stay. It sits on a quaint street corner in the […]
The award-winning Trisara Resort in Phuket recently reopened with a new focus on giving guests the ultimate Thai experience. Trisara, Sanskrit for “The Garden in The Third Heaven,” lives up […]
Ferrari Trento, located in Italy’s Trento region, has been making some of Italy’s most spectacular sparkling wines since 1902.
Dolce Italian Restaurant was the inaugural winner of Bravo TV’s new culinary competition, ‘Best New Restaurant,’ in 2015. It won not only for its exceptional menu, but also for the […]
Nigel Barker is best known as a global fashion photographer and as one of the judges on America’s Next Top Model. I caught up with Nigel at the grand opening […]
Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quick drive from Monterey, is a tiny village along the Pacific Coast. The streets are pedestrian-friendly, lined with art galleries, wine tastings, performing arts venues, and cafés. There’s […]
Exploring St. Augustine, America’s Oldest City including historic sites, a luxury hotel and amazing food
A visit with the global brand ambassador of Achaval-Ferrer Wines about the estates and the vines in Mendoza, Argentina. This group of friends came together with a singular goal: to […]
A tour of LA’s famed farmers market for ethnic eats and culinary history. I recently had an opportunity to tag along on a Melting Pot Food Tours of the famed […]
People are “flocking” to the countryside of Tuscany and Umbria to experience the typical Italian lifestyle, and also to escape the tourists. And instead of choosing traditional hotel accommodations, which […]
How do you choose the perfect hotel for your vacation? How do you avoid properties under construction, crowded weekends and missing amenities? I’ll tell you how to navigate the reviews […]
I recently made my first trip to Australia and nail down the top 10 things every traveler must do, from diving the Great Barrier Reef to sunning on Bondi Beach […]
Everything you need to know about hitting the top spots in Italy and maximizing your time and experience
I need to live abroad. I love the pace of life in Europe. I love the plethora of outdoor cafes, and the fact that they’re always full, any time of […]
A tour through Pittsburgh’s popular Strip District, a unique destination lined with international food markets
Fish camps are changing with the times and become more modern destinations.
Choosing a private villa versus a hotel or resort in Italy could be the best decision you make.
The history of old-Florida cracker cooking and two personalities working to revive this method of cooking.
North Florida’s One Ocean Resort & Spa offers guests an added amenity with private docents who provide personalized concierge services.
The benefits of wine for the skin and where to find some of the top wine spas
The Omni Amelia Island recently completed an $85 million “re-imagination” making a world-class luxury beach resort.
Published in Just Luxe. A first person account of seven days at a French cooking school in Burgundy.
Published in Global Writes. A tour of Umbria Italy to uncover some of the newer wineries.
Published in The Local Palate. I visit with the farmers of Black Hog Farm who are on a mission to change the way America eats.
Published In Luxe Beat magazine. Italian winemakers in the Tuscany and Umbria regions of Italy are offering luxury accommodations and attractions for wine lovers.
Published on Winerist.com. My first trip to the Burgundy region of France where I spend the week with a chef and visit the wineries of the region.
Truffle hunting tours offered through the Le Marche region of Italy
Published on Winerist.com. A visit through Umbria to explore some of the up-and-coming wineries