Flying First Class with American Airlines

Last summer I flew first class for the very first time. My friend Sarah (yes, “Caribbean Sarah” as she’s known here on The Rose Table) and I flew first class to Saint Croix in August and basically had the time of our lives. Thanks to my Hopper app, I had been watching plane ticket prices…

Summer Travel Ideas as seen on GMT

Is anybody else dreaming of the english countryside right now or is it just me? Good Morning Texas invited me on the show to discuss summer travel ideas. Watch the segment here and get the details below: Europe It’s actually cheaper to fly to Europe than El Paso from Dallas right now! The trick is…

Game of Thrones Travel Destinations

“Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones My readers know that I only ever cover my personal travels but this was simply too great not to share. Online travel company CheapOair is offering travel packages so that Game of Thrones fans can have an authentic “Westeros and Essos” experience. Fans…

Seeing Nevis with Funky Monkey Tours

The West Indies island of Nevis has rich history and plenty of great sites to see on its thirty-six square miles but I don’t recommend doing it alone. The roads are tiny and poorly marked. The best way to see the historical sites is with a tour guide. Here’s an in-depth look at my afternoon…

Indigo at Montpelier Plantation

Let’s talk about the cutest island pool bar: Indigo at Montpelier Plantation and Beach on Nevis. First of all, the pool at Montpelier is stunning and photos really don’t do its size justice. I did laps one morning and kept looking up in disbelief to see how far away the edge was! It’s nestled neatly…

Girl’s Trip to Disneyland

“It’s a great day when you wake up at Disneyland.” Last summer I told myself, Katie Rose, you can’t possibly go to Disneyland twice in a twelve-month period. Then I thought, what is the point of working fourteen hour days if I can’t bounce around the happiest place on earth with my girlfriends on my birthday? So I…

New Orleans Travel Guide

“Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.” – Bob Dylan New Orleans Travel Guide History, beauty, and seafood in the bayou.  I have been wanting to visit New Orleans for such a long time, which puzzled a lot of people close to me. I suppose it’s because I’m more of a Sunday morning person than…

Glen Rose Getaway

If you follow me on social media, you already know that I had the best time in Glen Rose, Texas with my friend Nicole. I was flooded with messages, emails, and text messages from readers of The Rose Table and from my personal friends all demanding to know the details of my trip so they can plan their…

Disneyland 60 Vacation

I hope we never lose sight of one thing – that it all started with a mouse.” – Walt Disney When people ask me why I love Disneyland so much, what I really want to say is, “I don’t know how to explain magic to you.” We are a Disney family (my brother proposed to…

Visiting Winnsboro, TX

Winnsboro, TX may not be on your list of places to visit, but if you love small southern towns with a whole lot of heart, it should be. My parents have a lake house in East Texas and whenever I visit, I love popping over to the quaint  nearby town of Winnsboro. Lunch at Liefie…