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Turning your usual into spectacular

by Elizabeth Schlesener Finding the “new” in something familiar can turn an OK trip into a fantastic trip.  My family and I recently returned from an almost two-week excursion out west, and did just this.  Our family is familiar with Montana, as my husband was born and raised there, and all his side of the

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USA Summer 2020 Road Trips & Travel: How to Plan & What to Expect

By Elizabeth Schlesener, Travel Advisor Perhaps you’re like me, and the long days of quarantine have you aching to travel. But what does that look like amid our current COVID-19 world?  To start, let me give you a brief snapshot of my family’s recent getaway in Northern Michigan. Certainly, things felt different with the addition of masks, sanitizers,

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6 Secrets of Sandals and Beaches Resorts

Shhh. .  I have a secret! Who doesn’t love a secret? Actually, I have several secrets that will make your stay at a Sandals or Beaches Resort more enjoyable. Spa use is included All Sandals and Beaches Resorts offer the Red Lane Spa, a delightful facility with steam room, sauna, plunge pools and relaxation areas. 

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When is a good time to travel?

Did you know that September is one of the lowest traffic months for travel almost anywhere in the world?  The reason is simple: school has just begun again and families are home adjusting to their new schedules.  Vacations are over, so many destinations are quieter, less crowded and a better value. Caribbean & Mexico Yes,

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“Filled with wisdom & ingenuity”

It’s encouraging to have your career supported by outside sources.  On May 14, 2020 A Forbes article quotes Consumer Expert Chip Bell, “travel sites are filled with data and information; travel agents are filled with wisdom and ingenuity.”  The article continues with 10 things a travel advisor can do for you: Prepare you for the

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Rolling Down the River

In recent years, river cruises have become one of the most popular travel options for Europe.  The popularity is due to the simplicity of the travel style—you can enjoy a variety of destinations in the convenience of the same accommodations for the entire trip.  It is also a more inclusive trip, as your lodging, meals,

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