Advisor Spotlight: Turks and Caicos

Marchay’s own Elyssa Roberts went on a scouting trip down to Turks & Caicos in December 2020, where she checked out three of our all-time favorite Caribbean resorts. Read on for more information about each of these hotels and how the Turks & Caicos has handled reopening efforts. Covid Update: At time of publication, the … Continued

Advisor Spotlight: St. Barth in 2020

In December, Marchay’s own Rebecca Lane did a 7-day inspection trip to the island of St. Barth, visiting all the top luxury hotels and getting a feel for how the island is operating under Covid restrictions. The following showcases her highlights and updates from the beautiful Caribbean favorite. Covid Update: As of December 12th, St. … Continued

Advisor Spotlight: Berkshires and the Finger Lakes

Marchay advisor Elyssa Roberts checked out some exciting new hotel openings in the northeast this past October. She began with a few nights in Lenox, Massachusetts at Miraval Berkshires and continued on to the Finger Lakes in upstate New York where she stayed at The Lake House on Canandaigua. Keep reading for a review of … Continued

Advisor Spotlight: Los Cabos, Mexico

In late July, only weeks after Mexico reopened its borders to tourists, Marchay’s own Rebecca Lane traveled to Los Cabos to see for herself how the area’s resorts were operating during COVID, and quickly found out exactly why so many travelers return to Los Cabos year after year. She spent a full week exploring the … Continued

Advisor Spotlight: Maine

In early September, Marchay’s own Joanna Kuflik did what many travelers have been up to this summer – packed up the car and headed out on a road trip. One of her favorite spots along the way was the quaint seaside town of Kennebunkport, Maine. Read on to find out what makes this place so … Continued

Advisor Spotlight: Ecuador

Marchay advisor Elyssa Roberts traveled to Ecuador with her family this past January. On August 15th Ecuador officially reopened to international tourism, so our team thought it was the perfect time to highlight this special destination. Currently, Ecuador requires all visitors to provide a COVID negative RT-PCR test administered within 10 days of arrival to … Continued

The Resort at Paws Up

In February, our own Joanna Kuflik had the chance to experience the beautiful Resort at Paws Up. See below a quick recap of this great domestic option for both families and couples alike. Photos courtesy of The Resort at Paws Up Summary: Paws Up is a luxury mountain resort set on 37,000 acres of Montana wilderness. … Continued

Tanzania

 From the spectacular annual migration of over a million wildebeest and zebra, to the wild chimpanzees of the Mahale Mountains, Tanzania provides a diverse and rich wildlife experience with world class luxury. Joanna, our Director of Member Services, recently returned from Tanzania with fresh impressions of some of the country’s most iconic lodges.   After … Continued

Tel Aviv

Home To More Tech Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs per capita than anywhere else on earth, Tel Aviv is buzzing with creative energy. Come sunset, the cities’ famously attractive residents venture out into a seriously vibrant nightlife. Beyond the parties, Tel Aviv has evolved into an exciting Foodie destination. Marchay Head of Content, Sophia, spends a few months … Continued

Florence

Florence is enchanting. More than the great art and culture, it’s that palpable sense that Renaissance Italy is somehow still alive in its cobblestone streets and majestic squares. But there’s also a fresh and fun vibe that’s challenging Florence’s image as a living museum: from buzzy wine bars and creative cocktail lounges to cool concept … Continued

Morocco

MOROCCO IS A “MUST” TRAVEL DESTINATION, ONE OF THE FEW PLACES WHERE YOU CAN COMBINE MAGICAL ARABIAN NIGHTS ROMANTICISM WITH TRUE LUXURY. IT ALSO HAS GREAT DIVERSITY, WITH THE SOUKS OF FES AND MARRAKECH, MOORISH COASTAL TOWNS LIKE ESSOUIRA OR THE BERBER VILLAGES ALONG THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS. MARCHAY TEAM MEMBERS JOANNA AND REBECCA RECENTLY WENT … Continued

California Wine Country

Marchay Founder Jon Ein made a mid summer visit to the bucolic region of Sonoma County. Here he shares his experience of wine tasting, farm to table dining, and biking in California’s “Other” Wine Valley. We focused our trip on Sonoma, the area around Healdsburg rather than Napa. Sonoma is less precious and manicured than … Continued

Vietnam, Laos and Bangkok

Marchay’s Head of Leisure Travel, Rebecca Lane, recently vacationed in Southeast Asia. Here is the review of her itinerary and the places she stayed First stop: Nam Hai, Vietnam Checking in: The Four Seasons Nam Hai took over management of this beautiful property about a year ago and it is just superb. Located in Danang … Continued

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