Travel Clips: The Caribbean Island of Curacao

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Last summer was a lucky season. Many days were spent soaking up in the sun in the Caribbean, bounding around from island to island. I loved not only the party scene, but the amazing colors discovered during the day, especially in the capital city of Willemstad. It’s certainly one of my favorites in the Caribbean for it’s friendliness, hearty food and laid-back beaches. The best part was sipping fruity cocktails while watching the Queen Emma pontoon bridge move! You can’t quite make them out in the clip, but people just hang…

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A Cheeky Wine Tasting at the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London

Wine cellar at the Royal Horseguards Hotel - photo by Eileen Cotter Wright

Within two hours I went from nervously sipping Prosecco alone to raucously howling laughter around a tiny table in a wine cellar with a gaggle of strange ladies. I was honored to have a look at the Royal Horseguards Hotel last week, one of London’s premiere five-star luxury properties located in Embankment next to the River Thames. It was a chance to mingle with some fellow London women and also have a peek into this famously luxurious hotel. In the late 1800s, this elegant building was one of the first to…

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10 Modern Travel Movies to Inspire Wanderlust

Guys, I’m pooped. Since last July, I’ve tackled an international move, knocked two new countries off my bucket list and visited two other old favorites. I need some down time. But even in my down time, I can’t help but dream of where I’ll go next. Everything inspires me, from the photos around our new apartment to the music on the radio that stirs up feelings of wanderlust and exploration. One of the best things I do at home in-between trips though is get a big bowl of ice cream,…

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Bonus Video- The Hello Kitty Suite at the Hai-Lai: Taiwan

I was going to keep this under wraps, but I couldn’t help sharing the ridiculous walk-through of the Hello Kitty Suite in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, previously mentioned in Hello Kitty Vs. Barbie – An All Out Brawl. I was hot and delirious from all the pink, but it still gives you a good look into this crazy world! Feel free to check out the other great travel videos that are starting to pop up on the CrookedFlight YouTube page too.

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