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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

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…
3 Northeastern Christmas Markets

3 Northeastern Christmas Markets

When it comes to Christmas, what do you think about…? Snow? Santa Claus? Presents? Ugly Christmas Sweaters? Well…what about family????? What about the difficulty of finding “worthwhile” presents for the family? Take a family trip to a ‘local’ Christmas Market! We want to take a trip to Europe next year for some of their annual…
Top 4 “Whys” for Travel

Top 4 "Whys" for Travel

Top 4 “Whys” for Travel If you are thinking about spending time and money on a vacation, one of the first questions you should be asking yourself is, “Why?” Everyone is going to have a different answer and everyone’s answer is going to change depending on where they are in their lives. I remember when…

6 IDEAS FOR SAVING MONEY

6 IDEAS FOR SAVING MONEY How many times have you thought, “If only I had more money to…….”? We seem to live just beyond our means, always wanting that one extra thing. Well, if this sounds familiar, you’re one of us and we have a few ideas for how you can save money painlessly. 1)…
Passports & Visas – Do You Need Them?

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,…

6 Benefits of Working With Me

6 Benefits of Working With Me      You need advice from a place of objectivity and experience. What does that mean?? When you are thinking of your vacation, you tend to be very focused on the details and not necessarily the bigger picture. One example I had was of a couple starting to plan their…
4 Top Milestones to Celebrate

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…
What About a Cruise?

What About a Cruise?

While trying to figure out what type of vacation you would like to take next, why not think about either a river cruise or an ocean cruise?? My clients always ask me which one I would personally recommend, but when it comes down to it, there are great differences between the two! So let’s take a…
Packing Tips

Packing Tips

When it comes to travel, what’s the most stressful pre-trip task? Some people may think planning is hard but packing truly overwhelms me! If you’re an over-packer like me, you might have a few concerns before your travels: What do I REALLY need? Do I actually have to pack my ENTIRE beauty routine? How do…
Changing the Scenery

Changing the Scenery

 4 Tips To Choose Your River Cruise BOOK EARLY! River cruise ships are small, between 120-190 passengers, which means availability is limited and the ships do sell out. You will get the best cabin selection and best pricing by booking early, 9-12 months in advance. Consider the season that you want to travel in and…
The 4 E’s of Travel Planning

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…

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