Customized Tour Benefits

We just finished our first tour that we customized for another business owner for their clients. We partnered with the owner and chef of Aroma Thyme Bistro restaurant in Ellenville, NY and had an amazing experience. We received information about the vineyards and areas that the chef had contacts in and we geared the entire…

Our 5 Whisper to International Travel

Are you planning or wanting to go abroad? Make sure you’re prepared! We have 5 Whispers for International Travel that will make your trip SEAMLESS.
TIPS FOR TRAVELING IN ITALY

Tips for Traveling in Italy

Italy is the number one European country that North Americans like to visit and there are SO many reasons why! The people are hospitable and full of fun, the food and wine are beyond compare and of course the history within the country goes back millenniums. We send many clients to Italy, so it makes…
Why Wouldn't You?

Why Wouldn’t You?

Having just returned from another successful group trip to Europe, my  mind is replaying all the amazing moments of the journey. And it brings to my mind, Why Wouldn’t You want to travel on a group trip with us?      So let’s talk about that and see if we can’t dispel some of the…
Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

There are so many benefits to traveling and taking vacations that we often romanticize the experience. If you love to get away and explore new places, you often gloss over some of the negative aspects. But one thing I’ve learned in the past ten years of traveling and helping others travel is to always expect the…
Eating Local

Eating Local

Travel is such an exciting way to broaden your palate! When you travel abroad, you find all kinds of foods that you may not have available to you locally. Most countries have specialty foods or spices or ways of preparing food that are unique to their culture. I always suggest trying to sample the local cuisine…
Top 3 Tips to Avoid Being Bumped

Top 3 Tips to Avoid Being Bumped

    Who would think that once you purchased an airline ticket, there would be a possibility of not actually being able to take that flight because the airline doesn’t have a seat for you? Before this week, did you even KNOW that airlines purposely overbook their flights? Have you ever had the experience of…
Should I Upgrade My Cabin

Should I Upgrade My Cabin?

When you are planning your vacation there are so many details to consider. You have to think about when to go; what time of year makes the most sense for you or for the area you want to visit? Who would you like to travel with; is it a romantic vacation for just the two…
Spending Money Wisely

Spending Money Wisely

I spent a day in New York City taking my daughter to see a Broadway show for her birthday one year. It was an expensive gift; getting down to the city, lunch out and the show, but the experience and memory created was priceless. It made me think about how we spend our disposable income and…
River Cruising Top Benefits

River Cruising Top Benefits

Having just returned from my fifth river cruise, I wanted to share why I love this style of travel so much. I continue to have such positive experiences on various cruise lines and different European rivers. There are distinctions, of course, and I’ve written about those in previous blogs, but what doesn’t differ are my…
Why Travel Now?

Why Travel Now?

We live in a world full of options, don’t we? And within those options can lie pitfalls and unpleasant circumstances. As I’m writing this, I’m considering the ramifications of the newest terrorist activity in Belgium. Someone posted on Facebook that we live in a “terrible world”, but I disagree. We live in an amazing and…

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…

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