The Great (Easy!) Escape
Just over an hour outside of Manhattan, these New York State gems will make you feel far away.
Safely exploring local areas outside of New York City has been the highlight of the last year. If you are able to “escape” the city by driving a little over an hour, I highly suggest visiting
Intimate experiences for your Argentina honeymoon!
October 29, 2020
Intimate experiences for your Argentina honeymoon
A tempting mix of breathtaking landscapes, beautiful accommodation, and delicious cuisine: Argentina provides the ideal introduction to South America. Which better place to spend a honeymoon?!
Cozy up in front of a fireplace in a beautiful family-style house in Patagonia; enjoy a candlelit dinner with a bottle of fine Argentinean wine in a vineyard; take a
The 7 Wonders of the Northeastern USA
August 19, 2020
The Northeastern United States is a must see region for all types of travelers. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a fun filled family vacation this area has it all. Known as the birthplace of America, the Northeast is home to beautiful and diverse scenery, bustling with so many quintessential vacation towns that you could stay busy traveling
April 28, 2020
Top 3 Must See Europe Destinations For 2020!
February 1, 2020
I have so loved exploring more of Europe in the last year and the best part is.. I know there is still so much more to explore! Three of my absolute favorite countries to visit , all of which I highly recommend are the following ...
#3 - Iceland - There is for sure NO place like Iceland. This is a
12 Day Romantic Greece Getaway
September 23, 2019
Recently my favorite travel partner and I spent 12 days in Greece and I absolutely loved our itinerary!
I highly recommend every location, hotel, tour and restaurant listed below. As always I would LOVE to help you and your special person with your next Greece getaway (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Overnight flight JFK - London Heathrow (with a 12 hour layover) I purposely booked us
Ideal 4 Night Iceland Itinerary
August 13, 2019
The Chica Travelista's 4 night Iceland Vacation
Day #1 - Arrival Day - Blue Lagoon
Pick up your rental car and head to the Blue Lagoon! (Blue Lagoon is on the way to all the hotels in Reykjavik)
Book the Blue Lagoon Comfort Package (best way to go!) Enjoy Lunch at Lava Restaurant Head to your hotel in Reykjavik and check in
Top 3 Reasons Why YOU Should Use A Travel Agent??
May 21, 2019
TOP 3 REASONS TO USE A TRAVEL AGENT!
1) EXPERIENCE- As Travel Agents its apart of our job to also be travel experts. We are constantly traveling around the world to gain firsthand knowledge about resorts, excursions and the top vacation spots so we can best advise our clients. If we haven't personally been to a destination you better believe
New Oceanfront Luxury Resort in The Florida Keys
May 9, 2019
Isla Bella Beach Resort in Marathon, Florida is the ultimate beachfront property for guests visiting The Florida Keys. The newly opened resort sits on the perfect location right in the middle of the Keys, between Key West and Key Largo. Marathon Key allows its guests to enjoy incredible beaches, some of the best sailing, world-class fishing, snorkeling, diving and more!
Boquete, Panama - Los Establos
May 1, 2019
Travelers visiting from all over the globe are calling Boquete, Panama "the Switzerland of Central America" and its no wonder why.. the natural beauty of this area is incomparable and there is no better place to stay when adventuring around this destination then at Elite Island Resorts new property, Los Establos Boutique Inn.
A Private Island Oasis
March 14, 2019
32 Islands Make up St. Vincent and the Grenadines but only one is a private island escape.. voted one of the finest resorts in the Caribbean, Palm Island Resort is the ultimate private and romantic destination!
Want to see Palm Island for yourself?
We would LOVE to help get you there!!
2019 Top 10 Honeymoon Resorts Around The World!
January 2, 2019
As a Luxury Travel Consultant and Travel Blogger my favorite type of vacation to plan and to write about are honeymoons! Planning the trip of a lifetime for a couple as they begin their journey together as life partners is a task I eagerly enjoy to take on. With many different types of honeymoon spots to choose from it can
Top 3 Secret Must Dos in Italy!
September 24, 2018
When traveling to Italy there are tons of fabulous tour options and endless amounts of sights to see! Choosing the perfect tours for your trip can be tricky and totally time consuming. Here are our suggestions for 3 tours that will not disappoint during your Italy getaway.
Small Group Amalfi Coast Day Cruise from Positano with Blue Star Positano - www.bluestarpositano.itThis
Visit to Margaritaville Resort, Grand Cayman
July 12, 2018
Check out Jimmy Buffet's Brand New Caribbean Resort!!
Margaritaville Beach Resort, Grand Cayman
Travel Blogger and Travel Agent of "Travelista Travels" Amanda Bisack visits Margaritaville Beach Resort, Grand Cayman!
Lets get planning your next vacation now! email@example.com
What's The Point Of Using A Travel Agent?
April 23, 2018
With all the online booking engines available today people are quick to book their own travel and as a Travel Agent I often get the question “whats the point of booking with a travel agent when I can book on my own?” , I LOVE that question! And my answer is the following ..
1) WE ARE EXPERTS IN PLANNING TRIPS!
My Unico Experience! Mexico's Finest!
March 19, 2018
Last month I visited Unico 20°87° which was recently voted as the #1 Adults Only all-inclusive resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico. This tropical paradise was also ranked as the #1 Hotel on TripAdvisor!
Set on the pristine white beaches of Riviera Maya, Unico 20°87° truly gives its guests a taste of the regions culture. From the locally-inspired cocktails and fine dining experiences to the
The Hutton Hotel: My Top Pick In Nashville!
February 13, 2018
As an enormous country music fan and world traveler, there had been a US hotspot that I had been itching to explore! A place where live music 24 hours a day is the norm and indulging in some of the world's finest BBQ is a MUST.. Im talking about the home of the famous "Grand Ole Opry", the Country Music
Visit Syracuse - All The Must Dos!
October 16, 2017
As a Travel Expert not only do I book luxury tropical getaways, BUT I also love helping my clients plan fun weekend trips all over the USA. I recently worked with Visit Syracuse and explored all that this destination has to offer! Syracuse, New York provides the platform for inviting adventures and some of the countries top dining options, not
Weekend at Gurney's
October 10, 2017
As a fellow New Yorker and a proud participant of all the hustle and bustle, I know that so often our crazy hectic lives get jam packed and busy making it feel nearly impossible to go away on vacation and take a breather. You’re likely reading this thinking “boy how I would love to get away, even just for a
Hurricane Irma: Update on the Caribbean!
September 14, 2017
Dear Travelers & Vacation Lovers,
For all of us who love the Caribbean, seeing all the photos of destruction in the wake of Hurricane Irma is completely heartbreaking. Terms such as "devastation" are a perfect description for SOME of the Islands such as Barbuda and St. Martin/Maarten where the majority of all structures have been damaged. Several of
The Grand at Moon Palace & Cancun Adventures!!
August 22, 2017
The Chica Travelista, travel blogger and travel agent visits The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun and adventures through Cancun with Cancun Vacation Experts and Ocean Tours!
How To Spend The Perfect Day In Turks & Caicos!
May 15, 2017
While the primary attraction on Turks and Caicos is its unparalleled beaches as a Travel Expert I highly recommend adventuring off your resort and exploring the sights and attractions of Providenciales… and the Top Tour Company to do this with is OCEAN VIBES.
Ocean Vibes is a native owned adventure company specializing in showing visitors the best that Turks and Caicos
TOP 5 MUST DOS IN LOS CABOS!
April 8, 2017
Join me as I explore Los Cabos, Mexico and share with YOU the
TOP 5 MUST TO ACTIVITIES when visiting Los Cabos, Mexico!
BEST Tour Companies:
Blue Sky Tours - www.blueskycabo.com
Palmilla Golf Club - www.palmillagc.com
Browns Private Services - www.brownsprivateservices.com
Wild Canyon- www.wildcanyon.com.mx
For help with booking these tour companies does hesitate to contact us - firstname.lastname@example.org
Back From Los Cabos, Mexico!!!
January 28, 2017
Here is a sneak peak of my TOP 5 MUST DO activities when visiting Los Cabos, Mexico!!
Thank you to Blue Sky Cabo, Palmilla Golf Club, Browns Services and Wild Canyon for making this possible!
** Full Length Video Coming FEBRUARY 16th!!
A Taste of New York TV Show!
December 14, 2016
From surfing in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to tasting Pisco in Peru and Chile, museum-hopping in Bogotá and exploring the world-renowned sanctuary of Machu Picchu — and so much more in between — the Caribbean and Latin America offer endless experiences for every kind of traveler. I was lucky enough to talk with two of the top chefs from Marriott
Exploring the Island of St. Lucia!
October 16, 2016
Join me as I explore the magical Island of St. Lucia! During my visit I'm staying at Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa and dining at the best restaurants on the Island such as Jaques Waterfront Dining, Rituals Sushi, Masala Bay and Spice of India. I will be adventuring around the Island with Real St. Lucia Tours, Jus' Sail and
Top 3 MUST Do Excursions in St. Lucia!
August 5, 2016
While there is so much to see and do on the magical Island of St. Lucia there are three specific tours I highly recommend to make your trip the best!
Jus' Sail - There is always a ton of excitement and activity that comes with traveling. With so much to see and do in a new destination it can be challenging
Boca Flyboard - A Must in Boca Raton!
April 1, 2016
Boca Flyboard is a must do if you are in or around the Boca Raton, Florida area!
Boca Flyboard made my flyboarding experience the best ever! Gil was an amazing instructor and made the entire time a complete blast. If you are in the Boca area I HIGHLY recommend trying this out. Its such an incredible time and for sure one
The Chica Travelista's Steps to Ice Fishing
March 24, 2016
Sunset Lodges on Lake Winnipesaukee in N.H
January 26, 2016
Sunset Lodges is a year-round, family-owned lakeside resort in Mirror Lake, New Hampshire on Lake Winnipesaukee's peaceful Basin bay. Since 1950, Sunset Lodges has been a beloved destination for families and couples that enjoy New Hampshire's natural beauty and quaint small-town lifestyle.
Check out more at www.sunsetlodges.com
A Hidden Gem In Miami : The Zoological Wildlife Foundation
January 14, 2016
The Zoological Wildlife Foundation was a GREAT find!
After years and years of traveling to Miami I recently discovered the most incredible adventure one could ever have when visiting Miami, FL. I promise you this is an experience that will leave you with lifetime impressions!
The moment you being your journey to The Zoological Wildlife Foundation you'll instantly find the grounds to be absolutely impeccable. As you
7 Ways to Cut Travel Expenses!
January 6, 2016
Two Free Tickets with On Location Tours!
December 11, 2015
The Chica Travelista has teamed up with On Location Tours
& we're giving away TWO FREE TICKETS usable for any of their tours!
What is On Location Tours?
On Location Tours is one of the worlds largest TV and movie tour companies and the ONLY one operating in multiple cities. On Location Tours provides tours to around several cities, stopping at all the sites
Give Your Pet a Vacation!
December 10, 2015
I know that a pet is a big part of any family and it can be sad and difficult to leave your fur baby behind while traveling. I found the purfect option for all travelers living in the NYC area! I'm very happy to announce that The Chica Travelista has teamed up with the NY Dog Spa & Hotel to
How to Spend the Perfect Weekend on the Hudson River
November 20, 2015
New York is a State with undeniable scenic diversity, and it is for that very reason that my weekend on the Hudson River was so special. For those looking for a truly unique New York experience keep reading and do just this..
You’re spending the weekend away from home right? So this is considered a Vacation right? And what better way
November 3, 2015
Hey guys, I wanted to tell you all about my recent travels to Islamorada, Florida. Islamorada is part of a village of islands situated in the Florida Keys. The name Islamorada means, “Purple Island” and it’s also the sport fishing capitol of the world. More on that later. There is a great respect for wildlife, and the food is out
5 Best Fall Getaways
September 28, 2015
The crisp air of autumn and bright colors are enough to inspire anyone to embrace the outdoors. While your playtime at the beach may now be limited, the cooler weather has some advantages of its own. Hiking and road trips are the perfect things to do during the weather change. Here are 5 of the best U.S. getaways for fall.
"Travel" is The Best Investment
September 14, 2015
Most people are always in pursuit of happiness. Studies show that people who spend money on experiences rather than things are overall much happier. More often than not, however, people choose to chase happiness through things, buying the newest this or that, because they think that this stuff somehow says something about them as people. The inner monologue might go
The Authentically Diverse Caribbean
August 31, 2015
The Caribbean Islands are NOT all the same.. and here is why!
As a Travel Blogger, Travel Agent and Caribbean Lover it drives me NUTS when I hear people say that the Caribbean Islands are all the same! While the mainstays of great weather and beautiful beaches are a constant on every island, each of them offer their own unique characteristics, their
Why Use a Travel Agent
August 7, 2015
Why Use a Travel Agent?
Taking time to get away is always a wonderful thing. But sometimes the planning and organizing that goes into a trip can kind of suck the fun out of the adventure. This is where having a travel agent comes in handy. A travel agent takes care of various time consuming things, like researching online for discounts,
3 Health Benefits of Traveling
February 3, 2015
Traveling is my life. It’s all I do; it’s my true purpose! I love to feel the sun on my face; I love to feel like the entire world is sort of spinning just for me, you know? That euphoria is essential to my very being!
And you certainly know what it feels like to go on vacation, yeah? You know