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You Have Booked A Cruise - What's Next?

You Have Booked A Cruise – What’s Next?

You have booked a cruise vacation! You might be wondering what is next to prepare for your vacation on the high seas.  There are several things you and your planner can do to make sure once you are on your cruise that the only thing you need to worry about is when the last time […] Read more…

Cruise Planning

Cruising is a great way to see different places without having to pack and unpack a bunch of times. There are quite a few factors to consider when planning a cruise vacation. Knowledge and research can help a lot. At Embrace the Journey Travel we assist with all parts so you get the most out […] Read more…

Costa Rica – The Rich Coast

With stunning natural beauty and warm hospitality, Costa Rica has become a popular destination for families seeking a memorable vacation. From thrilling adventures in the rainforest to relaxing beachside retreats, Costa Rica has something to offer for every family.  One of the most exciting aspects of Costa Rica is its lush rainforests, teeming with exotic […] Read more…

reasons to take a small group tour

Top 5 Reasons to Take A Small Group Tour

In travel, we often hear a lot of objections to a group tour. We are here to share with you some reasons you might want to consider a small group tour.  What is A Small Group Tour?  It is a guided tour with 25 or fewer travelers. The small group tour safari I went on […] Read more…

Grand Waimea Canyon

Grand Waimea Canyon

Each of the islands in Hawaii is very different and have some amazing sites to see. When it comes to natural wonders, Kauai has a treasure trove of breathtaking landscapes, and one of the crown jewels is the Grand Waimea Canyon. Located on the western side of the island, this awe-inspiring geological wonder offers visitors […] Read more…

Different types of Beaches

Different Types of Beaches

One of the most common requests in the agency is “I want a Beach Vacation”. This leads us to ask what type of beach vacation. I wanted to share some of the most common beach vacations we book.  All-Inclusive Beach Vacations  In Mexico and the Caribbean, sometimes the Maldives. There are other exotic destinations with […] Read more…

Dominican Daze Part 3

I recently set sail on Virgin Voyages 5 night Dominican Daze sailing onboard the Scarlet Lady. Let me take you along and give you a small glimpse of what you may experience on your own and with a small group. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 for more about my experience. Day 4–At Sea […] Read more…

Dominican Daze Part 2

Dominican Daze Part 2

I recently set sail on Virgin Voyages 5 night Dominican Daze sailing onboard the Scarlet Lady. Let me take you along and give you a small glimpse of what you may experience on your own and with a small group. For the pre-cruise day and day one check out my previous blog here. Day 2 […] Read more…

Dominican Daze Virgin Voyages Trip Report Part 1

I recently set sail on Virgin Voyages 5 night Dominican Daze sailing onboard the Scarlet Lady. Let me take you along and give you a small glimpse of what you may experience on your own and with a small group. Pre-Cruise Day My personal preference is to fly in on the day before my cruise […] Read more…

The Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island of Hawaii

The Big Island (officially named Hawaii) is the largest island in the United States Hawaiian archipelago in the Central Pacific. I have been to Hawaii several times, but I recently visited the Big Island for the first time, for this seasoned traveler, it did not disappoint. The climate zones and landscape is diverse and incredible.  […] Read more…

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