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United Kingdom: The Place to Travel in 2023 Travel and Leisure have recently deemed the United Kingdom the place to be in 2023. Has England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland been on your radar? Now is the time to book your air and reach out to your favorite travel advisor (me) to plan new adventures in […]

Where should you travel in 2023? With much of the world reopened, 2023 is shaping up to be the year travel really bounces back.  Track Polar Bears in the Arctic  The Arctic is imbued with a romance—from the history of polar exploration and dauntless early Vikings to the 18th- to 21st-century Northwest Passage and North […]

Birthdays are special. I especially love other people’s birthdays. I’m the person who calls and sings “Happy Birthday” to you. For our family, experiences take center stage over tangible gifts. These experiences can be as small as a trip to the local zoo or as big as a family vacation. Navigating two busy work schedules […]

TSA Precheck covers all departures with the United States and Global Entry covers entry into the United States from international destinations. If you do any traveling at all the $85 or $100 cost is well worth it. Plus there is a list of credit card companies that provide perks (often reimbursement) to obtain your membership. 

If sustainability is important to you (to me) then it should not be an afterthought when it comes to your (my) travel.

At first, I was really mad as the documentary seemed to be dumping on the very industry I represent. I agree tourism can commercialize and potentially destroy an area, however, we must work to be responsible travelers. That means we are respectful when traveling, we learn and honor the cultures where we travel, and we give back. This entire premise was one of my motivators to enter this industry.

In the spirit of my tips for packing to best manage lost luggage, here are my tips for travel this summer and probably the rest of this year. 

Tips to avoid lost luggage woes.

We had a good trip. I was actually sad walking off of the ship on the last day. Vacations are always a great way to be present and just enjoy being with the people I love. 

families. This tells me they have the experience to address the unique needs of children in travel. In crafting these journeys, they select the best options in touring that put children first such as the number and length of flights on any specific day, the number of hours spent driving between destinations, the flexibility available in meal options, availability of specialized children’s programs, activities, guides, and more.