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Introducing The Scarlet Lady

  If you want to explore this amazing cruise option - we can help you with that - check out some of the upcoming itineraries  HERE Virgin Voyages Scarlet Lady Wow,wow,wow!!! What a great week we had onboard The Scarlet Lady for one of the newest cruising experiences out there.  We got to preview this fabulous, ship, amazing food and coolest vibe for all our clients. From the minute we boarded the ship, we were surprised by all the new, [...]

Island hopping in Greece

I didn't really fully understand the significance of this cruise until we got to the embarkation port and saw the fanfare and felt the excitement as our cruise was THE FIRST CRUISE TO SAIL SINCE 2019 - PRE-COVID. WOW-let that sink in! A Greek TV station even interviewed us because it was a national event there. The crew and staff were smiling ear to ear and so grateful to be back to work. Every island we visited, they greeted us [...]

Wow! Wow! & Wow! – Turks & Caicos a tropical paradise

Last year we got to visit Turks & Caicos and were just blown away by this trip.  We hopped around and stayed at 3 different properties and each one was different unique and was definitely a WOW ! The first property was Wymara Resort & Villas -  Experience a Caribbean sanctuary on Turks and Caicos’ iconic Grace Bay Beach. Take in the panoramic views of the glistening water and feel the warmth of the pristine sand beneath your feet. Discover [...]

Castle Hopping in Ireland

Ashford Castle Another Wow,Wow,Wow!!! We coined a phrase while on our trip in Ireland "Castle hopping" as that is exactly what we did.  We were continually wowed on this experience starting with the beautiful Merrion Hotel in Dublin, (not a castle but a wow in town) then traveling to Dromoland Castle in County Clare and on to Ashford Castle in Cong County Mayo for 2 nights.  We were treated like Royalty and got to experience the best that's on [...]

All aboard – A Royal journey for you……

(photos and info courtesy of Belmond) HAVE YOU HEARD OF THE " BELMOND ROYAL SCOTSMAN"? All aboard a living legend. Sit back, relax, and uncover the wonders of Scotland in peerless style From the moment you step onto Royal Scotsman, you are swept up in a world of myth, legend and timeless luxury.  Delve into a land of soaring peaks and deep valleys, mirror lochs and looming castles. Enjoy a tasting in a world-famous distillery, then enter the forest for [...]

8 Myths about Travel Advisors debunked !!

(Image cred: Getty Images - Virtuoso) We’re here to set the record straight. 2020 brought it's fair share of travel nightmare stories and most of them were from folks who planned trips on their own.  If you worked with a Travel Advisor in 2020, then you know the lengths we went through for our clients - canceling bookings, securing refunds and travel credits, changing itineraries and making sure that everyone got home safe and sound. I think that people really [...]

The Travel World – the good, the bad & the ugly

Well, folks - the World is opening up and our industry is going through an immense surge in bookings and travel inquiries. As predicted, airfares & property rentals/ hotel prices are going up, availability is tight especially for summer travel - there's a huge shortage of rental cars. 2021 1.We're seeing lack of trained staff in all sectors of the travel supply chain (remember the industry completely shut down during the pandemic and instead of waking up slowly - we've [...]

Now is not the time for a DIY vacation – you need US.

As the World slowly opens up again with lower Covid numbers and mass vaccination, people are desperate to get out and travel again. So many things have changed since Covid and it's necessary to be prepared. There are so many questions and moving protocols and rules - let us do the work for you !  We've been working behind the scenes to educate ourselves, keeping up with all the latest in our industry, and getting ready for the upcoming travel [...]

Pura Vida for “Reals”!

Pura Vida - Have you heard this term? It means "Pure life" and is most often associated with Costa Rica. It's their greeting and used frequently there - like when you say "Muchas Gracias" the response will be "Pura-Vida"! Love it. We recently got to visit this AAAA-mazing country, and we fell in love here.  Where else can you be on a beach IN the rainforest - I mean ....... There's so much to offer with several regions each one [...]

2021 – NEW YEAR – NEW RULES

It's been a while since we have updated our blog posts.  2020 was such a crazy year, what with postponing and canceling clients' trips, dealing with travel insurance claims, holding online for hours on end and so much more Covid dealt us. We had to bob and weave and flex our patience muscles to get through it, but we survived and we are still here. Some positives of 2020 besides our personal lives included: Updating all our policies and [...]

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