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Spring is just around the corner and I’m getting ready to get back out there.  First up is a family trip during spring break to Atlanta for a quick getaway.  My boys love animals so we’re including a stop at the Georgia Aquarium. Late May I’m heading to St. Barth’s for a weekend to visit Le Toiny.  This is the island often visited by certain reality shows based in New York City.  I’ve never been so I’m looking forward to it. Early July will include a long weekend in New […] Continue reading →

The Turks and Caicos are located just 90 minutes from Miami south of the Bahamas in the British West Indies and are known for their snorkeling and diving.  One of the Virtuoso properties on the islands is Amanyara which means “place of peace”.  Built in 2005 with Asian influences and an open-air concept, Amanyara is a series of guest rooms and suites. The guest rooms are open on all 3 sides but include air conditioning, Bose surround sound, satellite TV, and wireless internet and […] Continue reading →

I’ve never been to San Juan, Puerto Rico other than to transfer at the airport and since I was departing on a Celebrity cruise out of San Juan I decided to arrive a day earlier and spend a little time on the island. The Ritz-Carlton San Juan is a perfect destination for a pre or post-cruise stay. It is located mere steps from the airport and only 15 minutes from the port and is directly on the beach. There are 460 rooms which were renovated in November 2011 ranging from garden, city, and […] Continue reading →

McAlpin Travel is on the move again soon starting with a long weekend at the Four Seasons Vail.  I’ve been to Denver a few times in the past because we have a good family friend who used to play for the Broncos, but I’ve never been in the motains.  I’m very excited about this trip because it’s a belated anniversary trip for me and my husband and our first real vacation in 4 years. The following week I will head to Atlanta for the Brownell company meeting.  The first night will […] Continue reading →



Explore islands from the Bahamas to the US Virgin Islands to Granada.  Each island has something for you! […] Continue reading →