Author: Casey Hatfield-Chiotti


24 Hours in Valencia

While I love traveling with my family, I recently spent 24 solo hours in Valencia, and it was satisfying to tear through the city at my own pace. I saw so much in a short amount of time. Las Fallas, a celebration of Saint Joseph that stretches for most of […]

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A (Mostly) Family-Friendly Guide to Mexico City

My family and I recently visited Mexico City, a destination on my wish list for years. With graceful Spanish colonial architecture, edgy design hotels and cafes on every corner, it’s a beautiful and sophisticated city. We learned about the country’s history at the National Museum of History, strolled through Alameda […]

Camp Cecil de la Isla in Baja

Sustainable Stays in Baja California Sur for Marin Living

Skip the big resorts in Cabo and check into one of these low-impact, community-conscious stays instead.  With near perfect weather, miles of virgin beaches and starry skies, it’s easy to understand why many are enchanted with the Baja California Sur region around Cabo San Lucas. It’s an easy three-hour flight […]

Palé Hall, the finest country house hotel in Wales

Why You Should be Visiting Wales for Departures

Where to visit eat and sleep in Wales. With its windswept coastline, jagged mountain peaks, and storybook countryside, it’s easy to see why Wales has been the muse of poets and writers for centuries, but it is often overlooked by travelers in favor of England and Scotland. Read on for […]


How to Help Hotels During the Pandemic

Planning travel now can provide security for hotels and savings for you. Across the globe, hotels are stepping up to help local governments, healthcare workers and those suffering from COVID-19. Some have become hospitals. (The Israeli hotel group Dan Hotels has converted two hotels: Tel Aviv’s Dan Panorama and the Dan Jerusalem […]