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Tips and Tricks for Visiting New York City

Embrace the Journey Travel recently had a team meeting in New York City and we have a few tips to share when visiting the Big Apple. Depending on your travel style, here are a few different ways to get from the airport to your hotel: The cheapest, is riding the subway. To do this, you […] Read more…

How To Pick An Alaskan Cruise For Your Family

Alaska is on alot of peoples bucket list for travel at some point, especially during retirement. But, in the last few years, some new very family friendly ships have made their summer home in Alaska. I would like to encourage you to consider taking your family on an Alaskan cruise. Embrace the Journey Travel has […] Read more…

Packing for An Alaskan Cruise

One of the most common questions we get as travel planners for Alaskan cruises is what should I wear.  Layers are key for Alaska.  This is a picture that I took while I was on an Alaskan Cruise. You will notice the guests are dressed in layers.  You will want waterproof shoes and a light rain […] Read more…

Travel as an Investment

I can not believe February is here already!! I hope your 2019 is off to a great start.  What are your thoughts when you think of travel? When I think of travel I think life changing.  Traveling has truly changed my life for the better. I deeply feel that most of the world’s problems could […] Read more…

Working with a Travel Planner FAQ

One of the biggest questions I get asked when working with new clients is: What can the guest expect from working with a travel planner? Is there a cost? The answer to this one is no as long as a trip is booked with me as the travel planner, there is no extra charge for my service.  It’s […] Read more…

Pre-Booking your Shore Excursions in Alaska

Alaska is near and dear to my heart. I think it’s one of the most majestic places on earth. Last summer I went on my second cruise to Alaska. The first time my husband and I visited Alaska we did not pre-book many shore excursions but on this second trip we booked an excursion for […] Read more…

Which Park Ticket is Right for You | Disney World + Universal Orlando

Just about everyone that I talk to about a vacation to Disney World or Universal asks the same question: which ticket should I get? There is no one size fits all answer for this! It depends on what your family is like, what you want to do, and how long you’ll be there. So these […] Read more…

Bucket List Destinations – Hawaii

Hawaii it’s at the top of most people’s Bucket List and it should be. Have you ever thought about cruising in Hawaii? Did you know that Hawaii does not have All Inclusive Resorts and that there is a lot to see on each island? A cruise is a perfect way to experience multiple islands while […] Read more…

Voluntourism – Give Back While On Vacation

Did you know that you can give back while you are traveling? I recently tried this out while I was on a cruise. Shoretrips an excursion company that I use to book my guest Shoretrips while they are cruising. Shoretrips has great choices for voluntourism while you are vacationing. During my recent cruise, we visited […] Read more…

Breaking Down the Disney Dining Plans

As far as I’m concerned, one of the best things about Walt Disney World is the food! One of the best ways to experience all of the food that Disney has to offer is by using the Disney Dining Plan – especially if you are going to be visiting during the Free Dining discount that […] Read more…

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