Category: Trip Reviews

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What to do in Northern Portugal

Northern Portugal is a region that is perfect for travelers who are interested in adventure activities, winemaking, hot springs, and history. Here are my itinerary suggestions for this magical region of Portugal.

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Seven things NOT to do in Hawaii

There is so much to do in the Hawaiian Islands – a wide range of activities and experiences – however I always like to share my top things NOT to do when visiting this fantastic vacation destination.   Here are seven things to avoid on your next Hawaii trip. 

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Exploring Wellsboro, PA, with a stay at the Bear Lodges

Sometimes we don’t have to get on a plane or travel far to get a change of scenery or escape the stresses of our day-to-day life.  Beautiful scenery, charming lodging, and a weekend of refreshing disconnect and recharging …

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10 Reasons Why Ocean Cruisers Will Love River Cruising

To all cruise-lovers, perhaps it’s time to shake up the ocean liner experience for an entirely new way to explore the world’s waterways. You might think that the words “inland” and “cruise” are incompatible. Well, let me show you on AmaWaterways just how superbly well they go together. AmaWaterways river cruises combine all the comfort and convenience of an ocean cruise with the excitement of European excursions at each port of call.

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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!

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Trip Report – A Week In Morocco: Marrakech, Essaouira, and the Atlas Mountains

Morocco was one of my favorite trips in all of 2018 and I already have plans to return.  I’ve also sent many clients to Morocco,  including honeymooners, and I definitely thought it was a very romantic, adventurous location after I visited it for myself. Here’s how I managed to blend cities, mountains, beach, and culture into one trip!

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Taking the Bus in Morocco Between Marrakesh and Essaouira

What’s it like taking the bus between Marrakesh and Essaouira in Morocco? Here are some insider tips to make this comfortable journey just a bit easier!

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5 Reasons To Visit Glacier National Park

If Glacier National Park is on your bucket list, you’re not alone – thousands flock to Northwestern Montana every year between spring and fall to explore the glacier-carved lakes and valley. While less than 30 actual glaciers remain, …

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Three Days in Banos, Ecuador: Waterfalls and Hot Chocolate

Try to add on a trip to Banos if you’re traveling through Ecuador! Here, a client kindly submitted a guest blog after I planned a trip for her to Quito and Banos.

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Portugal Trip Report

How we spent a week in Portugal to see a variety of scenery and activities.