Category - Travel Tips

22
Aug

My Maui Adventure

As I experienced first-hand recently, Maui – the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, boasting a resident population of roughly 150,000 – is a beautiful place and can be a very relaxing vacation destination for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of their busy lives and relax in this wonderful small town environment. […]

13
Aug

Virtuoso TravelWeek

I love Virtuoso TravelWeek. It gives me the opportunity to mingle with the who’s who of the luxury and adventure travel trade, while bringing me knowledge of all the great product out there. Today I had the pleasure of having lunch with Montage Hotels and Resorts. They are only three hotels, but what gems they […]

27
Jul

ITALY, SWITZERLAND, MONACO, FRANCE

I recently had the good fortune of being able to take a wonderful sojourn throughout Europe, traveling Around Italy, Switzerland, Monaco, and France, via Rail Europe. We took 12 trains throughout our entire journey, with only one delayed a significant amount of time, which amounted to what I would describe as an overall very positive […]

18
Jul

Do I need to change my name on my passport before my honeymoon?

Do I need to change my name on my passport before my honeymoon? By Janet Lavern, Vision2000 Travel Advisor 20+ year of experience The simple answer is no. Your travel documents like airline tickets need to exactly match your passport. If you don’t some countries may not let you in and some travel companies may […]

10
Jun

Amazing Dubai

Emirates airlines launched new daily direct service from Seattle to Dubai on March 01 so I took advantage of the 14 hour & 50 minute non-stop flight.   The flight departed at 5:30PM so I had plenty of time to drive the 2 ½ hour route from Vancouver the day of departure. There are plenty of […]

9
Apr

Danube River Cruise

I had never taken a Uniworld European River Cruise before, but when I was presented with the opportunity to take a voyage upon the River Beatrice this March I jumped on the occasion. The ship was built in 2009 and is very clean and brightly lit. She was voted #3 on Conde Nast Readers Poll […]