Author: Maralyn D. Hill

Maralyn Dennis Hill update Sept 2018

Maralyn Dennis Hill, The Epicurean Explorer, was born to travel and tell the tale. From local cuisine to Michelin Star, simple to gourmet, Maralyn enjoys it all. Discovering flavors, spices, and trends worldwide, from Bocuse d’Or to being a judge at the Turks & Caicos Conch Festival, Oregon Chocolate Festival and others, or interviewing chefs, she is intrigued by all aspects of spa and culinary tourism. As a professional food, wine and travel writer, through guest spots on radio shows, being editor and contributor to multiple publications, print and online, she reaches several million on a continual basis, domestically and internationally. Maralyn’s years of writing incentive programs and meeting planning expanded her talent for digging below the surface for the unusual. She thrives on discovering different cultures and customs and feels it’s the best geography lesson ever. Also, she derives great satisfaction applying her organizational development skills. She has co-authored three books & hosted a television show for Time Warner Cable 2002 to 2006. President Emeritus and member of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Assoc (12-2008 to 12-2012)she continued as a board member and co-chair of the Conference and Media Trip Committee until 12-2014. Maralyn in a member of the Society of American Travel Writers and the Society of Professional Journalists. Maralyn is always ready to explore different flavors of various cultures. People she meets are the...

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Houston – Brunch Pairing: A Champagne & Oyster Party

The Perfect Brunch Pairing: A Champagne & Oyster Party this Saturday! Join Brasserie 19 and Delamotte Champagne for a Champagne & Oyster Brunch this Saturday, September 29th from 12 pm – 3pm. Celebrate the weekend with Brasserie 19 and enjoy specials on Delamotte Champagne, freshly shucked oysters and brunch features. Did we mention swag?! For every bottle sold, guests will be entered to win a swag basket giveaway from Brasserie 19. For more information and reservations, please visit Brasserie 19. 1962 W GRAY ST, HOUSTON, TX...

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Seattle Art Museum Package

View in browser Seattle Art Museum Packageat the Historic Mayflower Park Hotel Join us this fall as the Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, Indiacomes to the Seattle Art Museum. We’ve partnered with SAM to bring you this spectacular package. Reserve Now Available October 18th through January 21st, 2019Package includes: •Guest Room or Suite Accommodations •Two SAM exhibit tickets to the Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India•Valet Parking ($35 value per day) Call us directly ar 206-382-6990 or click on the button below to reserve this special package. Photo credit: Maharaja Abhai Singh on Horseback,  ca. 1725, Dalchand, Jodhpur, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 14 1/8 x 19 5/8in., Mehrangarh Museum Trust, photo: Neil Greentree Reserve Now From crystal chandeliers to fresh flowers to complimentary Wi-Fi internet access and Wednesday wine receptions, the Mayflower Park Hotel offers the quintessential Seattle experience. Built in 1927, the beautifully renovated Mayflower Park Hotel is one of the last remaining locally owned and independent hotels in the Seattle area. It is centrally located next to Westlake Center, the Monorail to Seattle Center and the Sound Transit Light Rail to SeaTac Airport. It is a proud member of Historic Hotels of America and was recently presented the prestigious “Best Historic Hotel” award. The hotel is also home to award-winning cocktail bar Oliver’s and Seattle’s Mediterranean restaurant...

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Trails of Indochina Debuts Authentic Themed Tailored Experiences

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Trails of Indochina Debuts Authentic Themed Tailored Experiences on Newly Launched Website Travelers Choose From 100+ Transformative Experiences to Southeast Asia HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, September 13, 2018 ( – Imagine cruising the River of Kings with a Thai historian, taking a behind the scenes tour of Saigon’s contemporary art scene, hearing real-life stories from a Pol Pot Survivor, and cooking Vietnamese cuisine at the Former US Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.’s 1960s home. These “must-see” adventures and more await travelers as part of a new collection of more than 100 exclusive Tailored Experiences developed by...

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KILKEA CASTLE’S Halloween & Valentine Packages 2018/19

Kilkea Castle is hundreds of years old, and it has the ghosts to prove it. Built in the late 12th century, Kilkea remains one of Ireland’s oldest habitable castles. Located an hour’s drive southwest of Dublin, the estate sits on 185 acres of green meadows and thick forests near the Killeshin Hills. Its scenic setting is ideally suited to falconry, horseback riding, archery, golf, and some spirited ghost-hunting for the Wizard of Earl on his white horse in the property’s most hotly haunted places, like courtyard and the abandoned graveyard.   Dates available: 31st October 2018 – 4th November 2018   Celebrate the...

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