Welcome, fellow wanderers, to the captivating realm of Costa Rica! Nestled in Central America, this enchanting country beckons with its diverse landscapes and promises an adventure of a lifetime. Recently named the 2024 destination of the year, Costa Rica has something to offer every travel style. Let me whisk you away on an unforgettable journey, […]

Last June, we took a few days in Edinburgh to walk the stone streets and soak in the rich Scottish history. To contrast that old feel, we chose to stay at The Virgin Hotel Edinburgh, a place that effortlessly marries luxury and innovation in the heart of Scotland’s historic capital. Besides the obvious (a great […]

It’s summer! Time to grab a good book and a glass of crisp Rosé and head to the nearest poolside chaise lounge. You may have just returned from your summer getaway, or maybe it’s still a few weeks away. Whichever it is, we’ve compiled some of our favorite books that inspire wanderlust. Whatever destination you’re […]

In southwestern Norway, along the Aurlandsfjord, nestles a dream-like village. Flåm, a town of only 350 people, is one of Norway’s best-kept secrets. Though it is one of Norway’s top cruise destinations, it isn’t a town that most people dream of visiting on a Norwegian vacation. But those who’ve visited know there’s more to Flåm […]

Here at Mer Bleue, we believe that travel brings people together. It’s a pathway to understanding the cultures of others so we can all be a little more connected. On our latest blog, we bring you Jackson Stradtman, an up-and-coming blogger and founder of LOVE by JENS. An avid traveler, he visited Flåm with his […]

We’ve all got one, even if we don’t have it planned in a fancy spreadsheet. It’s critical information in the trip-planning process, yet no one wants to discuss it. What is this yucky “B” word everyone is avoiding? Budget! Now some travel advisors like to tip-toe around the budget subject, but not this girl! At […]

I’m always looking for ways to make traveling more efficient and stress-free. Between my personal and business travel and the fact that I have multiple clients traveling at all times, I need to make the most of every nifty gadget, app, and idea out there. Here are three travel hacks I’m loving right now. Capture […]

These days you can do just about anything online! So I’m often asked, “Why do I need a travel advisor?” Well, let me tell you, it all comes down to added value. Travel advisors provide extra value that enhances not only your trip but your time leading up to it. How do you ask? We […]

It’s that time of year! The holidays are upon us, and wishlists are being written worldwide. Wondering what to get that someone special with wanderlust in their eyes? Look no further. My gift list helps the globe trotter in your life travel easier this holiday season or any time of the year. Priority Pass Membership […]

Between travel adventures, I often turn to movies to satisfy my wanderlust! Some have great plots, and others have unique characters, but all have beautiful scenery from amazing destinations. While the list of potential movies with travel eye-candy galore is long, here are my picks highlighting my favorite European getaways! Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) […]







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