The mere mention of Transylvania conjures images of vampires, werewolves, and haunted forests. Lying in wait for your arrival, at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, you'll find the home of many myths and legends in Transylvania. My husband and I toured this region before embarking on an AmaWaterways Danube River cruise. This bucket list experience was my birthday present and was truly magical. With all the dark lore surrounding this region, I was surprised at the magnificent beauty and authentic hospitality of the local people and I look forward to returning to central Romania.Read More
Global air passenger demand rose 3.6 percent year over year in July, according to the International Air Transport Association. In recent months, air traffic has been growing at a slower pace, and that continued in July, IATA noted. Capacity climbed 3.2 percent year over year, making July the third consecutive month in which capacity has grown slower than demand.
Patagonia, the southern edge of South America, is so wild and vast a single country can’t contain it. Shared by both Chile and Argentina, this majestic land of enormous glaciers, wide-open skies, and magical fjords is adventure incarnate. I’m sharing a very adventurous itinerary this month in the hopes you’ll want to discover Patagonia’s savage beauty by land and sea on a tour I will customize for you, bookended with unforgettable moments in bustling Buenos Aires and enchanting Santiago.Read More
I recently developed a custom vacation plan for VIP clients of mine, whom I've worked with countless times, the Moriarty family. With two teenage daughters and one younger son, the family enjoys an engaging vacation good for all ages. This family has children at just the right ages to enjoy lively historical tours through some of Europe's most ancient cities, with a focus on Paris and Rome. After making the most of every moment, the family gave me a recap of their wonderful adventures. Below is a synopsis from the family's unforgettable Parisian and Roman holiday!Read More
Last October, I had the incredible joy of experiencing an African safari through Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana with our preferred partners at Abercrombie & Kent. As a leader within our Privileged Journeys luxury travel advisor team, I craft custom experiences for my discerning customers every day. Working alongside A&K on my own adventure was an exceptional process, even with my high expectations for the partners to whom I entrust my clients' (and my own) precious vacation time.
From the bustling city of Johannesburg to our quaint safari camps, A&K ensured even the tiniest of details were well thought through. Read on as Charlie (hubby) and I embark on our 10-day journey through Africa!Read More