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Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach To Open In December 2013
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Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach To Open In December 2013

COMO Hotels and Resorts, the award-winning five star hotel group based in Singapore, will open its first US property, Metropolitan by COMO, Miami Beach, in December 2013. The 74-room hotel occupies an original 1930s building …

Aspen Symphony and Bike Tour
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Aspen Symphony and Bike Tour

The mountain community of Aspen, is known for its white powdery slopes during the winter months, and one of the most popular recreational and ski destinations in America. Aspen summer months are booming with outdoor …

Low-Key Vacation at the Hidden Pond, Kennebunkport Maine
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Low-Key Vacation at the Hidden Pond, Kennebunkport Maine

Nature’s Call
By: Daedrian McNaughton and Gary Sandelier
Visited: July 2012
Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. _Rachel Carson
As a child growing up in rural Jamaica, …

The Mayfair Hotel & Spa Adds a Flair of Romance to Your Getaway @Mayfair_Miami
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The Mayfair Hotel & Spa Adds a Flair of Romance to Your Getaway @Mayfair_Miami

Venture into sophisticated romance at the Mayfair Hotel and Spa with new hotel packages to kick-off Miami Romance Month this June. Seduction at the Mayfair features three tempting romance packages that will offer couples intimate …

Loews Hotels & Resorts Gets Social This Summer
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This summer, Loews Hotels & Resorts is encouraging people everywhere to get away and get social with friends and family across North America.  To kick off the season of sun and fun, Loews is offering …

Loews Hotels & Resorts
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Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Resorts owns and/or operates 19 hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada including the newly acquired Loews Madison Hotel located in the heart of Washington at …

Our Visit To GoldenEye Jamaica: James Bond’s Birthplace
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Our Visit To GoldenEye Jamaica: James Bond’s Birthplace

Finding aquatic bliss at GoldenEye Hotel and Resort, Jamaica.
For over 2 years I have not set foot on my native soil, Jamaica. I was becoming homesick and would often dream of home. Oh how I …

Ranch Retreat, Nature Tours, and Wine Romance in California
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Ranch Retreat, Nature Tours, and Wine Romance in California

‘California Dreaming,’ this is no teenage dream but every American dream to visit the great state of California at some point in their lifetime. And, now I understand why. Californians really don’t leave their home …

Boeing 787 Dream Tour in Washington DC
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Boeing 787 Dream Tour in Washington DC

As I entered the entry way of the Boeing 787 Demo model aircraft, it felt as though I have entered a private suite of a posh hotel. The entryway was very open and inviting, unlike …

Sip, Soak and Relax at The Meritage Resort and Spa
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Sip, Soak and Relax at The Meritage Resort and Spa

There are no pristine white sandy beaches, no cascading or arresting waterfalls, no wickedly wild water-sporting activities to lure visitors to this valley. Instead, as we entered Napa Valley we were surrounded by vineyards everywhere, …

Chasing the Kohola in Maui, Hawaii
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Chasing the Kohola in Maui, Hawaii

Aloha!
Kohola is the Hawaiian word for Humpback whales. And Humpback whales are not the kind of creatures one sees frequently close to shore while vacationing, except if you find yourself in Hawaii during the winter …

The Exquisite and Opulent St. Regis Bal Harbour, Miami Beach
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The Exquisite and Opulent St. Regis Bal Harbour, Miami Beach

Bal Harbour Shopping Village and Miami Beach have historically attracted the rich and the famous. Now just steps from the landmark and high end luxury shopping village, Bal Harbour Shops, which house upscale emporiums such …

Grand Canyon Champagne Toast and Vegas City Lights
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Grand Canyon Champagne Toast and Vegas City Lights

I am not much of an outdoor enthusiast, but when the idea of a sightseeing adventure and Grand Canyon air and land tour was presented to me, it gained instant confirmation.
In 2006, I was treated …

Brunch, Dinner and Fish Pedicure at The Sundy House
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Brunch, Dinner and Fish Pedicure at The Sundy House

Sunday for most is a time for worship, and relaxation at home with the family. However, since I have rejoined the workforce–this is a day like any other. One week it may be the day …

Window On Barbados
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Window On Barbados

While Miami was a buzz with a frenzy of activities that would leave you dizzy surrounding the SOBE Wine and Food Festival, the excitement around the arrival of New York Knicks basketball player Lin, and …

Desert Style Luxury and Comfort
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Desert Style Luxury and Comfort

The lure of the desert oasis. Relax in luxurious comfort at the Boulders, Scottsdale, Arizona.
By: Gary Sandelier and Daedrian McNaughton.

Buried under the holiday rush and stress-the week before Christmas; the busiest time of the year …

New York Layover-Art Basel Miami Beach Escape
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New York Layover-Art Basel Miami Beach Escape

While thousands prepared to descend on South Beach in December for another installation of the most prestigious art fair in the Americas, Art Basel Miami beach, I was flying the friendly sky making connections and …

Sunset On Sunset Key Island, #KeyWest, #Florida @SunsetKeyWestin
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Sunset On Sunset Key Island, #KeyWest, #Florida @SunsetKeyWestin

Continuing our journey for luxury, comfort, pampered existence, and just good times, Gary and I chose Key West, the laid back town-lifestyle where Jimmy Buffet, the essence of cool calls home as our next vacation …

#Vegas Layover: MGM Grand, Michael Jackson Immortal Tour @MGMGrand
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#Vegas Layover: MGM Grand, Michael Jackson Immortal Tour @MGMGrand

Layover is the most appropriate word I can use to describe our short stays in some of America’s top cites and luxury hotels.
The first of our trips started in early December where Gary and I …

A Night at the Drake Hotel, Chicago @thedrakehotel #chicago
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A Night at the Drake Hotel, Chicago @thedrakehotel #chicago

The life of a flight attendant can be intriguing and adventurous in any given moment. From our cozy hotel room of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, O’Hare, Cynthia, my fellow crew member and I had an …

unnamed-34Welcome. My name is Daedrian McNaughton, Jamaican born and bred, Miami-based, a full time flight attendant, student pilot, blogger and founder of Premier Guide Miami. I am honored to be the Miami blogger to cover the 1972 Miami Dolphins honored by President Barack Obama at the White House. I have also covered Art Basel in Miami Beach, the Dalai Lama's visit to Miami, the Clinton Global Initiative, various television shows including, The X Factor, The Voice, American Idol, Glee, multiple Bravo series and interviewed over 100 of entertainment stars and celebrities including Dwyane Wade, former vice-president of the United States, Al Gore; Kelly Rowland, Betty White, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Keith Urban, Trace Adkins, Nene Leakes, John Stamos, Kathy Griffin, Nigel Lythgoe, Anthony Bourdain, Sir Richard Branson and son, Sam Branson; Simon Cowell, Suze Orman, Eva Longoria, Jane Lynch, Rosie O'Donnell, Dr. Oz, Joan Rivers, Donald Trump, Kelsey Grammer, Anna Kournikova, Blair Underwood and Vanessa Williams. During my leisure time, I enjoy test driving luxury cars and traveling to exotic and luxurious locales like Ian Fleming's Goldeneye, Jamaica. Connect with me on Twitter @Daedrianm or @PremierGuideMe unnamed-82 vanessa williamsSuze OrmanAl_GoreDonald-Trump hqdefaultchris-tucker-339-569x377 daedrian-150x150 daphne-guinness Forest-Whitaker-569x426 John-Walsh-with-Daedrian-McNaughton-150x150 outlistevent-150x150 sean-penn-checking-out-my-boobs timthumb.php owen-wilson-569x426 sean-penn-checking-out-my-boobsclive-davis-569x426