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LA Road Trip to Big Sur

Los Angeles Road Trip             There is nothing better than a good West Coast road trip, especially when it starts in the heart of Los Angeles. Road trips are a great way to get out of the house and experience a few new locations…

October 9, 2020

A M A N G I R I – an oasis in the desert

Amangiri is one of those places that takes your breath away from the moment you arrive. And when you arrive, I mean when you get to the outside gates and there’s still a 3-minute drive to the actual hotel. The drive in is surrounded…

March 25, 2020

Plan now, travel later!

Hey everyone! I haven’t had much time to put into my blog these past few months so I apologize for my absence. SS Gold Travel has been very busy and it was taking more of my time to create perfect itineraries for my clients.…

March 17, 2020

Istanbul

My actual home sweet home! I was born in the capital of Turkey, Ankara and spent many years growing up spending time there, and in Istanbul where my dad’s side of the family is from. I moved to the states when I was one,…

July 31, 2019

St. Barths with Le Sereno and Leading Hotels of The World

I just came back from an incredible trip to St. Barths that has left me speechless. I try to not repeat many destinations but St. Barths is going to be breaking that rule. I actually think it is going to be an annual trip…

July 13, 2019

Kapalua Wine Festival with Ritz-Carlton

I just got back from an INCREDIBLE week at The Kapalua Wine Festival with The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua. I grew up going to Maui quite a bit and to be honest, I had never stayed on that side of the island before. I always heard…

July 13, 2019

NYC: Nomo Soho Penthouse

SS Gold Travel     X      Nomo Soho Penthouse Suite C O C K T A I L    P A R T Y I just stayed at the Nomo Soho Penthouse Suite and I am still in awe of how beautiful it is. The clean design,…

May 1, 2019

San Francisco

San Francisco was my home for 6 years, and I still go back at least once a month to see my family and friends. The city is so lively with young entrepreneurs, tech start-ups, great restaurants, wine bars, and boutiques. I love the city…

February 25, 2019

Hong Kong

“You can leave Hong Kong, but it will never leave you” I have spent the last few weeks daydreaming about my trip to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a young, vibrant city bursting with energy. This is obvious to anyone looking out over Hong…

December 10, 2018

Croatia

Croatia is located on the beautiful Adriatic coast. It gives travelers a chance to see sparkling coastline and urban cities including Dubrovnik where Game of Thrones is filmed. I went with a few girlfriends and stayed in Split, Hvar then Dubrovnik.   Split We…

August 29, 2018

Santorini

When you’re thinking of going to Greece, you probably are imagining the breathtaking photos of Santorini. White boutique hotels and houses set along the caldera-edge clifftops, blue rooftops and a backdrop of the dazzling Aegean Sea. It’s a place that simply takes your breath…

August 10, 2018

Mykonos

Mykonos is THE hot spot right now! It’s a combination of luxury, elegance and of course, partying. I’d say it’s a mix between St. Tropez and Ibiza. The beautiful white boutique hotels meet the bluest blues of the Aegean Sea giving it a backdrop…

August 8, 2018

NYC

The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps – New York City has something for every traveler. It has art galleries, museums to some of the world’s best restaurants and bars. New York is so vibrant, charming, and predictably unpredictable! Below are some of…

June 5, 2018

Maui

I just got back from another fabulous trip to Maui! I have to say it is one of my favorite places on earth. You can’t help but walk around with a smile on your face at all times. I know I had written up…

May 16, 2018

Aspen Guide

To Ski or Aprés Ski? I have completely fallen in love with Aspen! It’s the most charming town with cobblestone streets lined with twinkle lights and a backdrop of the mountains. The restaurants, shops, bars and hotels are some of the best. It’s a…

March 19, 2018

Punta Mita, Mexico

Hola Amigas! I can’t get enough of Mexico – it’s one of my favorite places to travel. Mexico has so many different beautiful cities – each with their own culture and vibe. Punta Mita is a gated community with luxury resorts, villas, golf courses…

January 29, 2018

Napa

Is it Wine O’Clock yet? In Napa it always is and that’s why I love it 🙂 There’s more than 400 wineries in Napa and it’s known for the best Cabernet Sauvignon! There’s so many great wineries, restaurants, luxury hotels, shopping, the list goes…

January 28, 2018

Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a place most people dream about going to! The over-water bungalows & crystal clear water draw people in from all over the world. It’s the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion! The majority of people here are honeymooners but there…

January 26, 2018

Costa Rica

Pura Vida indeed! Costa Rica is perfect for couples, families, adventure seekers, honeymooners, really basically anyone. It has a place for everyone. The country has so many attractions – majestic volcanoes, rainforests, stunning river valleys, and beaches along the Pacific and Caribbean coasts.  …

January 26, 2018

Hawaii

Hawaii is one of my favorite places. I used to go with my family every year over our holiday break. It’s a perfect place to go with family, group of friends or with a significant other. You can really make the trip into whatever…

January 19, 2018

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a very special places to me. The weather is always perfect, there’s something for everyone and always something going on!   STAY// The Beverly Hills Hotel The Waldorf Astoria, Beverly Hills The Beverly Wilshire, Four Seasons Peninsula, Beverly Hills The Viceroy,…

December 25, 2017

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is one of my all-time favorite places! The streets are lined with designer boutiques, delicious food and wine tasting rooms, and a waterfront filled with sailboats, kayaks, and stand-up paddle-boarders. If you want to feel like you’re in Europe but really only…

October 14, 2016