Local Flavor: Top of the Strand, New York City

The Empire State Building is the star of New York City’s famous skyline, and what better way to view it than with a tasty cocktail in hand? When I recently visited the Big Apple for a birthday getaway, I decided to stop by the Top of the Strand rooftop bar to do just that. Located …

A Day of Fun: Waikoloa Beach on the Big Island

When I set foot in the Waikoloa Beach Marriott® Resort & Spa, I stopped in my tracks. That’s because the first thing I saw — straight ahead of me across the open-air lobby — was the brilliant blue ocean meeting the horizon, segmented by palms swaying in the breeze. It’s a scene that whispered in …