I am a over packer. I also forget one critical thing every trip. EVERY TRIP. Like a tooth brush or once my reading glasses during a business trip. So I'm not the authority on all things packing but I am asked everyday, what luggage lock to use, what adapters work in It...

So you now have a airline reservation. You’ve done your seats and now all you have to do is kick back and wait for 24 hours before your flight, because that’s when you do your online check-in. Correct? Wrong.

STEP ONE - JUST BOOK IT

Let’s go ahead and say in this scenari...

I always say the two most important things in travel are travel insurance and transfers. And let me explain myself. Obviously, as a travel agent, I hear all the horror stories that can go wrong when traveling. And that is why for a small fee you can save yourself big c...

They say half the fun of a vacation is getting there. If you’re talking about traveling Europe by train, then I wholeheartedly agree. It’s an adventure unlike any other, filled with beautiful scenery, excitement and valuable time spent with friends.

And that’s just the...

June 19, 2018

The first destination wedding I ever booked was my own. It was many years ago in Virginia City, Nevada, in a little chapel in the back of the Silver Queen bar. For $99, I got a justice of the peace, a garter, an old time photo and a bottle of pink champagne. There was...

March 16, 2018

One question I should get asked by don't from my clients is: when should I start planning my vacation? Simple. Follow this guideline.

Land based trips that are customized (Like Europe Trips or Hawaii Trips)

  • 8-9 months in advance

  • Insider note: all you need to do...

December 13, 2017

It was amazing.  Not only did our little group of 7 just love it but so did all the other 156 people in total. Ages ranged from 25 on up.  Loads of young at heart and just young people. Bikes were out every day in the FREEZING weather, tours that were hikes and wine  w...

December 13, 2017

 We had 3 of us traveling  without a cabin partner.  Amawaterways allows solo cabins to not have to pay the 95% extra charge for traveling as a single!  I stayed in what some have called the Swan View and funny thing, there was indeed a swan as I entered my room for th...

December 13, 2017

I find that I can create an enhanced personalized pre or post cruise option other than the generic options the river cruise and ocean cruises offer.  This is what I created for our small group of 7: 

I selected this hotel for the group based on one thing: LOCATION....