First what is the REAL ID? Passed by Congress in 2005, the REAL ID Act established minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and identification cards. It’s one of many measures to protect us from terrorism. With this act, residents are required to show a compliant REAL ID in order to board a plane for domestic […]
Cruising is one of the highest rated vacation experiences compared to all other types of vacations. (Certainly much, much better than flying! ) Most people who sail really do enjoy it a lot and do go for 2nd and more. Some of the frequent cruisers I met on each cruise have sailed with various lines […]
It’s a fact. More and more of us are dependent on our devices. We like to stay connected to our friends, families, emails and social media, news, games, etc…. When traveling overseas, I like to access local maps, translation app, and currency app. Many hotels offer free wifi. Some cruises also offer wifi packages for […]
Hawaii is a popular destination. Everyone seems to fall in love and go back again and again. You probably have done the usual luau, snorkeling trip, sunset cruise already. Here are some newer tours in Hawaii that you might not have done and can try. Kauai: Mountain Tubing Adventure. The hiking and the helicopter tours […]
Winter snowstorms happen. Along came flight delays and cancellations. These are some tips to make your air travel easier when the flurries start flying: Purchase a non-stop flight if possible. Even if it’s a little more expensive. If you must connect, pick a warmer weather airport such as Phoenix or Dallas rather than Chicago […]
Now that US travel sanctions to Cuba have been lifted, Cuba is considered the most popular fast changing destination to visit. Fast changing in the sense of rapid globalization. Already, the major hotel chains like Sheraton and Hilton are making plans to build. Very likely, franchises like Starbucks and McDonalds will be making their presence. […]
1. Keep Details Safe and Accessible Scan your passport and photo ID. Email yourself the copy on a web based email account so you can have access to it when you are traveling. Take out your wallet and take inventory of which credit cards or ATM cards you are taking on the trip with you. […]
I know some of us like to go on a vacation and just lie on the beach chair and do nothing. Then, there are some of us who just can’t stop visiting all the sites and attractions a destination offers. We travel to discover and explore new things. We travel to make connections. We travel […]
There are many reasons why people delay travel planning. Maybe they just don’t have the time to plan. Or work schedules do not allow for too advanced planning of vacation time. Or your children’s activities schedule have not finalized. Whatever the reason, I hope it is not because you have this misconception that there will […]
It’s often a difficult topic to talk about, but it’s a very important one. Clients come to me excitedly to plan their well -deserved vacation. Nobody wants to talk about the chance of possibly canceling the trip later and facing steep penalties. But as your trusted adviser, it is my job to protect your vacation […]
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Have been meaning to send you a note ever since we got back from Cancun. Wanted to thank you so very much for your excellent planning. We had a great time-one of the best vacations ever. The hotel was awesome. The concierge floor you suggested was a great idea. Really enjoyed it. We probably could have just stayed there and enjoyed ourselves, but of course we went hyper. The company you arranged for us was really helpful with setting up the excursions. We visited the Mayan ruins, swam in the cenote, and did XPLOR, which included ziplining, underground water caves, and driving these rugged vehicles through caves. We had a blast. Looking forward to planning more fun vacations in the future with you. Again, thanks so much.