Carry-on Packing for Alaska

Carry-on Packing for Alaska

Packing for 6 days for Alaska, in a carry-on?? Yes, it can be done!! How? Allow me to show you! Normally the sheer thought of packing for Alaska stirs up thoughts of multiple suitcases and loads of clothing and gear. You might think, “well, why didn’t you just check a bag”, but if you’re like […] Read more…

Norwegian Joy Cruise Ship in Alaska

Norwegian Joy makes her debut in Alaska

At the end of April 2019, I was super blessed and was able to sail on the Inaugural sailing of the JOY, and she is a beauty. This ship is a great choice for Multi-Gen family groups! I wanted to share some of my favorites takeaways from my time on the Norwegian Joy in Alaska! […] Read more…

Here’s how to plan a vacation for your ENTIRE family + extended family too!

I love helping large groups or family groups plan Multi-Generational trips. It’s so fun to see my guests step away from regular day to day life and enjoy creating memories together.  I had the amazing opportunity to sail the Inaugural sailing of the JOY, and the ship is incredible. The entire time I was on the cruise I thought […] Read more…

Capturing memories while traveling

Capturing memories while traveling – our best tips

Our team recently traveled to New York City for our Semi-Annual Meeting and we tried something that I have personally never tried. We had a professional photographer take pictures of our team while in New York City. I rarely like pictures that are taken of me, but I LOVE the ones the photographer captured and […] Read more…

You Only Have 18 Summers! 🌞

Don’t wait to travel with your kids. “One-day …we’re going to take the kids to Hawaii!” “We really want to travel over to Europe, but we’re waiting until the kids are older” “We really want to go out West and see the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone, but our summers are just too busy”. Do any […] Read more…

NYC Night

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 almost everyone’s travel bucket list for retirement.  But in the last few years, some new, VERY family friendly ships have made their summer homes in Alaska.  I would like to encourage you to consider taking your family on an Alaska cruise this summer. Embrace the Journey Travel has arranged a large number […] 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…

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