Years ago, I visited New York City with a well-traveled colleague. She constantly reminded me to “keep your head up and be aware of your surroundings; you never know who or what you might see!” Whether the purpose was to spot danger before it happened or to be star struck at the sight of a celebrity, I began to pay attention to the world around me. Shortly thereafter, I actually had my first celebrity spotting
Travel is transformative; the more people travel, the more they understand different cultures. This statement is one of Aladdin Travel’s five core beliefs. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, it changes the traveler and creates memories that last.
Why was my trip to India magical and why does it become even greater as more time has lapsed since my return? The memories, ah yes, the memories…
India is huge and exceptionally diverse. It is the home to Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists and Jews, and landscapes that range from the world’s highest mountain ranges to tropical coasts. India has an almost endless variety of people and places to explore. It is impossible to take in all of India on one trip.
Work drew me to Aruba, however the real draw for my family was the new Ritz-Carlton.