My Alaskan Day-Cruise in Prince William Sound with Lazy Otter Charters

We spent the day exploring Prince William Sound, found a young female whale feeding, spotted a rare Golden Eagle, photographed lots of birds, raced dolphins in the water, saw many families of sea otters, and got to see Cascade Glacier calving. The small boat got us so much closer to the glaciers than any large cruise ship could – I highly recommend a Lazy Otters Charter day cruise!

5 Ways To Visit Alaska

I often have clients say to me, “I’d love to visit Alaska,  but I don’t like boats.”  As the conversation progresses,  I then realize that because of the over-marketing of cruise ships,  many clients don’t realize that there are other ways to visit Alaska!  In this article, we’ll discuss cruises, land tours, cruisetours, rail, and self-drive trips to Alaska.

Why I’m Loving Azamara Club Cruises and Why You Should Consider Them For Your Next Trip

I recently had the pleasure to attend an intensive luxury travel seminar,  and one of our speakers was our Business Development Manager from Azamara Club Cruises.  It was such a privilege to get to know our sales advocate and to learn straight from the expert!  Today, I’m sharing information with you about Azamara Club Cruises,  […]

6 Marvelous Trip Ideas from the East Coast

I have a long time client, who trusts my travel style, who emailed me and asked for trip ideas. Here were the parameters: something reasonable from the Pittsburgh area (no 12 hour flights, but plane rides are still acceptable); something a little unusual (“I don’t want a three day cruise to the Bahamas”); and must expose his family to new cultures and sightseeing.
Here are some fabulous suggestions I came up with. What do you think?

Why I’m Okay with Fathom’s Volunteer Tourism

Don’t think of the ship’s purpose as “volunteer activities.” Think of it as a chance to interact with the local population. Because this is how the local population lives. Think of it as meeting your new Dominican friends… who happen to work at a reforestation nursery or in a school that needs English tutors, and your new friend has asked you along to help for the day.