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The STEP Program Defined

November 24, 2015 | Comments Off on The STEP Program Defined

The STEP Program Defined   We live in an ever-changing world, one that isn’t always so kind. It’s unfortunate that for the second week in a row I have to write about fear of traveling and how we can help in these troubled times. The State Department issued a Worldwide Travel Alert yesterday and although…

Global Entry Defined

November 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Global Entry Defined

International travel can be so exciting! It can also be intimidating, exhausting and full of stress. One of the most time consuming and stressful parts of flying internationally can be going through Customs & Immigration. Wouldn’t you love to be able to bypass the lines and the security scans where you almost have to undress…

Passports & Visas – Do You Need Them?

September 22, 2015 | Comments Off on Passports & Visas – Do You Need Them?

As the world becomes more global, traveling the world is on many people’s bucket list. Are there places that you’ve always wanted to go? Historic sites that you’ve wanted to view in person? Does the thought of eating authentic ethnic cuisine in the country of origin make you ready to jump on a plane? Well,…

4 Top Milestones to Celebrate

September 8, 2015 | Comments Off on 4 Top Milestones to Celebrate

4 Top Milestones to Celebrate Do you remember the excitement you felt as a child when your birthday was getting close and you got to celebrate by having a party with your friends? How about your wedding, did you hold a big party afterwards and then follow it up by going on a Honeymoon with…

The 4 E’s of Travel Planning

July 21, 2015 | Comments Off on The 4 E’s of Travel Planning

When planning your vacation, there are so many things to consider that it can become overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help! We’ve broken the planning process into four segments of consideration. This is to help you think about what’s important to you and possibly narrow down the choices.      1) EXPERIENCE – What type of experience…

Guidelines for When to Book Travel

July 15, 2015 | Comments Off on Guidelines for When to Book Travel

It’s not a simple question, “When is the best time to book my travel?” There are so many factors to consider when answering that question. Are you booking a cruise or land tour? Are you booking just airfare? What destination are you talking about going to at what time of year? If you are only…

Group Travel Saves Money

June 30, 2015 | Comments Off on Group Travel Saves Money

If you want to save money on your next vacation, think Group Travel! Why? For the same reason you buy certain products in bulk, like paper towels or socks. The more you buy the less you pay per item, or in the case of group travel, per person. But what exactly IS group travel and…

France – Culture & Events

June 9, 2015 | Comments Off on France – Culture & Events

Have you heard the term “rude Americans”? Do you ever wonder where that term and stereotype came from? It’s not something I want to be known as, so when I started traveling to France, I decided to do some research to find out how to avoid being labeled that way. It was eye opening! I’m…

France – Cities & Sites

June 2, 2015 | Comments Off on France – Cities & Sites

I think France and New York State have a lot in common. What do I mean? When people hear that I live in New York, they immediately think that I live in New York City. When people think of France, they immediately envision the Eiffel Tower and Paris. But New York is MORE than just…

Germany – Travel Culture

May 26, 2015 | Comments Off on Germany – Travel Culture

Germany is similar to any other foreign country with its own set of standards and rules of etiquette. Learning some of these, along with some useful German phrases and a good dose of adventure will help to make your visit more enjoyable. The following are some ideas to help you in your travels. Punctuality is…


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