International Travel Documents: How to keep them safe

International Travel Documents: How to keep them safe

Planning for your dream vacation can be so exciting — where you’re going to stay, what you’ll see, the shows you’ll take in, all the amazing food you’ll eat. But what about all your travel documents? Are they all in order? Here’s a list of everything you need, plus practical…

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Do you hate waiting in lines? Want to travel faster? Read on…

Do you hate waiting in lines? Want to travel faster? Read on…

It is hard work traveling. Pre-departure there is a whole list of things you must do. Pay your bills, take the animals to the sitters, hold your mail, turn down your heat and water the plants. If you are a busy professional there is all the work that goes into…

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Five ‘Life-Saving’ Items to add to Your Regular Packing List

Five ‘Life-Saving’ Items to add to Your Regular Packing List

You’re getting ready for your next trip. The suitcase is open on the bed, and you’re going down the list of everything you’ll need to take with you. Sandals? Check. Windbreaker? Check. Sunscreen? Check.  Duct tape? Wait….what? You read that correctly. A small roll of duct tape takes up a…

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5 Questions for Choosing the Right Luggage for Your Next Trip

5 Questions for Choosing the Right Luggage for Your Next Trip

Almost all travelers have a Nightmare Luggage story. You spent a lot of money on a fancy brand-name bag that broke on the first leg of the trip. Or you skimped on the spending and got exactly what you paid for. Or the bag that you thought would be comfortable…

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Value versus Cost. Which is Really More Important?

Value versus Cost. Which is Really More Important?

Value versus Cost This is something that has been rattling around in my brain for a while. People often ask me for a “good deal” at Disney, Universal or Cruises. People think that the cheapest vacation is what they want. Most of the time, though, it isn’t. Let me explain.…

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Ocean vs. River Cruising: Which one is right for you?

Ocean vs. River Cruising: Which one is right for you?

When it comes to taking a cruise on river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities, and the opportunity to explore interesting ports. But each one comes with its own unique perks, and depending on your specific needs for your next trip, you…

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It’s a Tough Job….or My Top 6 Tips for Saving Money at Walt Disney World

It’s a Tough Job….or My Top 6 Tips for Saving Money at Walt Disney World

1 Mardi Gras Parade, 2 Theme Parks, 3 Days, 4 Resorts, 10 Restaurants, 16 Miles, 20+ Attractions & 300+ Photos This past weekend I was with 10 other Travel Agents and one Universal Studio District Sales Manager. Our goal was to learn as much as humanly possible about Universal Studios…

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5 Simple Steps to the Best Travel of Your Life

5 Simple Steps to the Best Travel of Your Life

People are always talking about taking their “dream vacation” — but largely what people mean when they say this is that every detail of the trip was planned flawlessly, everything went according to plan, and the service and food were stellar. But what if the key to having the best…

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My Top 5 Insider Tips for Cruising. I don’t travel without #4!

My Top 5 Insider Tips for Cruising. I don’t travel without #4!

Social Butterfly or Wallflower? If you know me in real life, you know I am a wallflower. I am usually the quiet one in the corner at the party, smiling at other people and having fun. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a pathetic wallflower. I just feel more…

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