Dana Zucker & Sherry Wernicke, Luxe TravelingMoms

Dana Zucker & Sherry Wernicke, Luxe TravelingMoms

Dana Zucker is queen of doing things her way! She is the mother of millennials who inherited her travel bug. Dana travels solo often and also loves to travel with her husband to fly fish around the world. She believes travel should always be in luxury and full of adventure. Dana is an avid cook and food traveler. She cooks whole, real food, using local ingredients. When on the road, she finds local hotspots, celebrated chefs, cooking classes and cocktails. Sherry Wernicke and her triathlete husband travel extensively in style, not only for races, but for their love of adventure, new experiences, fine wine and cuisine, and luxury resorts. In addition to traveling whenever she gets the chance, she lives a healthy lifestyle, loves to run, has been a vegetarian for 27 years, and is very active in animal welfare activities. She is a former co-owner of the California Apparel News. She and her husband and two four-legged pups live in Connecticut. Dana is the founder of MomsGoodEats and Sherry is the Editor, Publisher, and Contributor. The site is based on a life done well, a love of food, and luxury travel. They are also co-founders of the TriWivesClub for triathlon families and WineLoversVillage, where wine, food, travel, and conversation meet. In addition, they are freelance writers for print and on-line media for US and international magazines.


When Was The Last Time You Thought About Cleaning Luggage?

Wipe down your suitcase or clean out your personal effects bag when returning home from a trip?  Who does that? Most travelers, simply unpack and put the luggage away until the next vacation or business travels. But, think about where that piece of luggage has been.  Yuck! Now is the time to get down and dirty by cleaning your luggage and checking that travel supplies are in working order. Read on to find out how to make this habit a part of your on-going unpacking routine. Okay, admit it.  When was the last time you thought about cleaning luggage,...

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Staying Like a Local at the Hotel RL Baltimore

Many hotels today promote staying in the neighborhood to be a part of the community where you’re traveling.  Much of the appeal comes from the consumer trend for everything “local.” But the truth is, not a lot of hotels can pull this off, let alone pull it off authentically. Hotel RL Baltimore is one of those rare hotels that can. A recent stay proved what a gem in the city this hotel is and why staying in the neighborhood has many advantages. Staying like a local when you travel allows you to really dive into your destination. It means...

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Oceanside California – Where to Find Fun in the Sun

There is so much to do in the Oceanside, California area for the family, it would be tough to cram it all in over a weekend.  Not only do you have Oceanside, but you can venture down into San Diego, up to Orange County, or inland to Temecula!  We visit a lot to see family and to do Ironman races, so we have our favorite things to do.  But, the area is probably most noted for the spectacular weather that is simply hard to beat at any time of the year. Fun in Southern California The Oceanside and San...

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What You MUST Consider When Traveling With Other Couples

Just like traveling with another family, traveling with another couple can be tons of fun.  But, if you don’t do some upfront planning and communication, it can also turn into a disaster.  Having traveled with others many times, I have learned a few lessons along the way and now know what you must consider when traveling with another couple. My husband and I do a lot of traveling as a family,  just the two of us, and with other couples.  Now, that’s not always an easy thing to do, as you have to travel with the right couples.  We’ve...

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Shhh, It’s a Secret: A Caribbean Vacation During Hurricane Season Rocks

Many people see the Caribbean as a place you only visit in the winter and spring. You go there to escape the cold where you live. The summer is considered the “off-season” for the Caribbean.  While it may be a little warmer during this time in the Caribbean, even a bit hot, there may be an afternoon shower for a hot second and of course, you have to be concerned about a tropical storm or hurricane. Don’t let this scare you away. The summer and hurricane season can be the ideal time for a Caribbean vacation. Honestly, most people don’t think...

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Best Places in Omaha to Restaurant Hop Over a Weekend

Welcome to Omaha, my home town.  It’s an amazing city filled with equally amazing restaurants.  If you’re in town for an event like the College World Series or the Olympic Swim Trials, we’re glad you’re here.  Since you’ll need some recommendations of where to eat, I want to share my favorites with you and offer a plan for the best places to restaurant hop over a weekend in Omaha.  Enjoy! Now that you have traveled all the way to Omaha to visit family or friends, support your college baseball team, or have one of the sold out tickets for...

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Downtime At Disney: Relaxing at the Grand Floridian

As wonderful as Walt Disney World is, it can be exhausting and overwhelming, which means you undoubtedly need some good old downtime.  With all the parks and the kids running around having a blast, we forget that everyone could use some time to relax.  We love staying at a Disney property like the Grand Floridian, so we can take time each day and get away.  Downtime prevents melt downs, gives us more energy for our next adventure, and allows our family to just be together. The Grand Floridian Resort is located in the middle of it all at Walt...

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Top 3 Favorite Hotels for a Little Luxury in The Woodlands Texas

The Woodlands Texas is a lovely oasis outside of Houston.  It offers an array of activities for the family or makes the ideal escape for just the two of you.  From water sports to concerts to amazing shopping and spas, you can find it all.  While there are a variety of hotels to choose from for all budgets, we do have our top three favorites that can add a little luxury to your escape. Living in Austin, Texas for many years, we spent a lot of time vacationing in the state.  One of our favorite areas was and actually still...

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Why One Person’s Luxury Travel Is Another Person’s Ho-Hum

What is luxury travel?  While luxury may be defined in the dictionary as the state of great comfort and extravagant living, people have different views of what those levels of comfort and living are.  From small boutique hotels to around the world trips on private planes, there are a lot of definitions of luxury tourism.  While a $20,000 trip may be standard to some, spending $500 a night for a hotel is the epitome of luxury to others.  Luxury is not just a price tag, but also a state of mind.  So, how do you define luxury? I’ve written...

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Why Club Med Sandpiper Bay Florida Is The Perfect Girlfriends’ Getaway

Getting away with your girlfriends is a must, but picking the perfect location can be a real challenge.  There are always so many factors and opinions to consider.  Everyone might have different budgets, desires, food needs, like different activities, and some just want to do nothing.  Then, there is the actual location issue.  Well, I found the perfect spot at the Club Med Sandpiper Bay Resort that should please everyone and can work for friends of any age.  In fact, if you need or want to, you can even bring the kids! Recently, I was invited to explore the...

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