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Meagan Drillinger


Meagan Drillinger

Meagan Drillinger has been with Luxury Travel Advisor since 2009, covering both Asia and Mexico. A fan of both fabulous hotels and culturally immersive experiences, Meagan has crafted her own travels in this manner all over the world, from Mexico City to Thailand and beyond. A graduate of New York University, she loves travel, New York City, tacos and music. 

"Wherever you go…there you are." 

Meagan's most memorable travel story was on a solo trip to India. She was staying at the Leela Palace in Udaipur. One morning she went to a ritual ceremony to the god Vishnu that was held before sunrise. She was the only foreigner at the ceremony. Even with language and cultural barriers, those participating in the ritual wanted Meagan to be a part of it, as well. They led her to the altar and through signs and demonstrating showed her how to take part in the ceremony. It was a perfect combination of everything she loves about travel.

She also got into a huge fight in broken Italian with an airport security guard at the airport in Rome...but that's another story for another time.

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Recent Articles By: Meagan Drillinger

THE ROMEO HOTEL’S Wellness Suite has an original Guttuso etching. Article
Suite Sanctuaries in Naples   October 3, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Two sexy and sweet suites at the Romeo Hotel in Naples that are worth exploring

The Naladhu Maldives’ two-bedroom Pool Residence comes with its own sundeck, dining pavilion and sala at each end. Article
A Maldivian Pool Palace   October 3, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Naladhu Maldives by Anantara is getting a new luxury two-bedroom Pool Residence

Singular Rooms offer Wi-Fi and 24-hour room service. Article
Singular Santiago Style   October 3, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Singular Hotels is all set to launch Singular Santiago in the Lastarria district of Chile’s capital.

The Reverie Saigon, slated to open in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1, will have 286 rooms and suites. Article
Reverie Revelry   October 3, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

A look at some new luxury hotel openings in Vietnam.

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Virtuoso Says: Mexico Tops Luxury Wish-List for 2015   October 3, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

According to Virtuoso's Matthew Upchurch, Mexico has a larger luxury portfolio than the Caribbean.

Hotel Hugo’s rooftop lounge provides 360-degree city views. Article
A New York Neighborhood   October 2, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Here’s a look at what VIPs can expect in terms of A-list hotels and restaurants in New York’s West Village.

Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab, is a famous pilgrimage site for Sikhs in India. It was built in the 16th century. Article
India from the Inside   October 1, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Two India experts highlight their favorite tips and touches when crafting over-the-top getaways to India.

LET THE SUN SHINE: Rooms at Raffles Istanbul have floor-to-ceiling windows. Article
Raffles: New in Istanbul   September 1, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Raffles has opened its doors in the heart of the Zorlu Center, a new hub for fashion, food and the arts

DROMOLAND CASTLE sits on 450 acres of scenic landscape and dates back to the 16th century. Article
Castles of Europe   August 31, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

For those VIP travelers looking to play pretend king or queen for the day we suggest booking a stay at one of these very real European castles.

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T+L's A-List Mexico Advisor Talks Luxury All-Inclusives   August 20, 2014
By: Meagan Drillinger

Luxury Travel Advisor chatted with Zachary Rabinor, director general of Journey Mexico, a luxury tour operator based in Puerto Vallarta, and a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List advisor list, who gave us his feedback on some of the popular all-inclusives south of the border.