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Woohoo! Around the World in Six Months!

Woohoo! Around the World in Six Months!

Okay, so I didn’t personally travel around the world in six months. But my clients did! In the first six months of owning my own travel business, I’ve helped clients plan trips to Austria, Belize, Cambodia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, Thailand, The Netherlands and Vietnam. And I’ve only just begun!Continue Reading

Is Spain the new Italy?

Is Spain the new Italy?

Italy, and Tuscany in particular, holds a special place in my heart. But after 3 visits to Spain in the last year, I’ve decided that Spain deserves more attention from travelers who are looking for culture, charm, narrow cobblestone streets, culinary adventures, and friendly locals. Here’s why I think so.
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Travel Journal Entries

The perfect remedy for jet lag experienced on arrival to Auckland, New Zealand involves following five simple steps. Step 1: Take a nonstop flight to Auckland arriving early morning, and head straight to the ferry to Waiheke Island.  You might have the ferry to yourself.   Step 2: Check into a boutique hotel that captures…>> Read More

It’s time to update your Italy bucket list to include Puglia (particularly the towns of Lecce, Ostuni, Alberobello and Polignano a Mare) and the town of Matera in the region of Basilicata (Matera is a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its historical center called “Sassi”). Puglia is in southern Italy on the Adriatic Coast,…>> Read More

Dubrovnik is the most famous of the destinations in Croatia, in part because it has been a location for filming of the popular HBO series Game of Thrones. Dubrovnik is not to be missed, but there is so much more to the Dalmatian Coast that can be considered essential Croatia. If you like active trips,…>> Read More