TRS Turquesa Day 2

I began my 2nd day at the beautiful TRS Turquesa by eating breakfast at Helios! Helios is an Ibiza-style restaurant that serves amazing breakfast and lunch items. My favorites are the ham and cheese omelets for breakfast, and double -meat Philly cheesesteaks for lunch! Helios Breakfast Menu Helios Lunch Menu …

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TRS Turquesa Day 1

Let me start by saying that TRS Turquesa in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is absolutely beautiful. Ok, I woke up at 4 a.m. for my 7 a.m. Delta flight from Jacksonville, to Atlanta, then to Punta Cana. The plane was a little over half full, and Delta is still keeping …

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The Cruise Genius at TRS Turquesa and TRS Cap Cana

Sure, I just returned from TRS Yucatán and TRS Coral near Cancun, but TRS Turquesa in the Dominican Republic recently reopened on November 19th and TRS Cap Cana will be reopening on December 4th! I’m heading to the DR shortly to visit these resorts for the first time. I’ve been …

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Is a COVID passport coming soon?

Bloomberg and other media outlets are reporting that a so-called “Covid passport” may be in the works. “Global airline lobby IATA is working on a mobile app that will help travelers demonstrate their coronavirus-free status, joining a push to introduce so-called Covid passports to speed up the revival of international …

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CDC gives strictest warning yet against cruising

  Forbes, and other media outlets are reporting that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC), issued the strictest warning yet to avoid cruising: https://www.forbes.com/sites/irenelevine/2020/11/22/new-cdc-warning-avoid-cruising-on-ocean-and-river-cruises/ “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its strictest warning yet urging Americans to avoid all cruises.  Raising the current warning from …

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TRS Coral and Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Review

Words are not enough to express my very deep thanks to everyone at TRS Coral and Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres for a memorable return to paradise! This is my third visit to these resorts and all of the staff treated me as family! From the moment I arrived at the …

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TRS Yucatán and Grand Palladium Riviera Maya Review

I was thrilled to return to Cancun from Oct 27th to Oct 30th to TRS Yucatán and Grand Palladium Riviera Maya just about 90 minutes south of Cancun.   As you may recall, a couple friends of mine who are “Travel Club” members invited me and several other colleagues to enjoy …

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Update on Grand Palladium Riviera Maya and cruise news

Once again, I was a guest on WJXT (News4Jax) Channel 4 discussing the reopening of Grand Palladium Riviera Maya/TRS Yucatan and cruise news. I’m very glad that Vice President Pence, who is the Coronavirus Task Force Chairman, did not agree with the CDC to pause cruises until February of 2021! …

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The best transportation in Cancun during your vacation.

One of the top questions I get about Cancun is, what is the best way to get to the Grand Palladium resorts, hotels and other tourist destinations? You have several options; the local bus, renting a car, or using a reliable transportation company. There is no chance that I would …

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