Category Archives: Advice

Princess & Norman Love “Chocolate Journeys”

Princess Cruises sets sail for delicious new destinations with the introduction of Chocolate Journeys, an industry-first, premium chocolate experience onboard its fleet of 18 ships.  The program offers guests a variety of opportunities to taste the inspired creations crafted by one of the world’s foremost experts in chocolate, Norman Love.  Norman Love trained in France, […]

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Say Yes to Dress!

TSA Information   —- Say Yes to the Dress!   I know from experience that planning a wedding can be a stressful time for a bride, especially if you’re getting married away from home. It can be really stressful if you’re jetting off for a destination wedding and don’t want to let your precious wedding dress […]

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The Top 10 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Why should you use a professional travel agent to assist you in planning your next vacation? I’ve got the top 10 reasons right here, read on my friend. 1) You’ve googled “Mexico vacation” and come up with 17.8 million responses. Need a little help narrowing down those choices? We’re here to guide you. Tell us […]

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Introducing the newest Princess ship, the Royal Princess

Here is the newest Princess ship – Royal Princess – sailing the Caribbean fall 2013 The Piazza Atrium is 50% larger than the other Princess ships.  It is beautiful and a great gathering area with access to all venues on decks five, six and seven.  The photos I took here do not do it do not do it justice, it […]

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Awesome Apps to enhance your next trip.

Getting around and getting advice has never been easier with today’s mobile technology. Today I thought I’d share some of my favorite travel companions…well…aside from my family that is. 🙂 Here is my list of favorite and most helpful apps for mobile devices. Triplist lets you plan and create lists for trips that you’re about […]

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Kid Friendly Paris

Here they are — ten kid-friendly things you can do in and around the Louvre: 1. Enjoy a grand view of Paris from the Place de la Concorde Ferris wheel through February, or jump on the trampolines near the Concorde entrance anytime of year. 2. Ease into the museum mind-set at the Musée des Arts […]

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Why “TOUR” is not always a four letter word.

We’ve all witnessed groups of tourists following the raised voices and flags of tour guides as they make their way toward a row of awaiting buses. If a scene like this makes you vow never to be one of “those people,” you may want to avoid rushing to judgment. There are some very good reasons […]

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5 great family vacations for 2013

Experiencing new places as a family always makes travel special. With the endless amount of options available out there we thought you might appreciate an experienced travel consultant’s opinion on the best of the best in family vacations for the coming year! 1. Royal Caribbean Freedom and Oasis Class Ships A Royal Caribbean International cruise […]

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Funny Travel Video

Funny Travel Video Hope you enjoy the You Tube video.  As a travel consultant that spends a good portion of her day trying to explain why most of the rates (on any type of travel) seen online are lower than the cost just quoted to them, this made my day – yes a good travel consultant will […]

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What to pack for your cruise

Caribbean and Bahamian Cruise: Bathing suit and cover up – Sunscreen – Sunglasses & hat – T-Shirts & Shorts – Lightweight pants – Jeans – Sundresses – Sandals or sneakers/socks (comfortable shoes for port adventures) Swim shoes & evening shoes – Sweater or light jacket for evenings – Formal dining apparel. Dinner attire is “cruise […]

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