Let’s visit Costa Rica that small Central American country sandwiched between Nicaragua on the north and Panama on the south and the two bodies of water: the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Do not be fooled into lumping this tourist destination into the same category as all the other countries in the region.
Stress-free vacation (Image: Bigstock) TOP 5 REASONS TO USE A TRAVEL PROFESSIONAL 1. You Are Not Just a Name or a Number Your travel professional will take time to get to know you – your likes, dislikes – everything that determines the right fit for you in a vacation. Based on this, he/she [...]
One of the most popular questions I receive is “when should I book my vacation?” It’s a simple question, and I’ll provide you with a long drawn out answer. Many factors determine the best time to reserve your getaway.
Have you ever planned a custom trip? If you have, you either had the time of your life with spreadsheets and charts, or you hit a level of stress that gave you a migraine. If you are in the latter category, you are in the majority!
Here are a few tips to prepare for a safe and enjoyable trip: Always pack 2 days’ worth of clothing in your carry-on. If your luggage is misplaced, you’ll have clothes to wear. Also ...
Multi-Generational Travel Family life has changed drastically from what it was fifty years ago, even from that of ten years ago. A lot of families are smaller, usually both parents work, and grandparents may be working longer too. So, other than holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, getting everyone together to [...]
You Should Always Book a 4 or 5 Star All-Inclusive Resort Do you prefer this? Sadly, there is NO standard internationally for star ratings. So, what you envision as a 3 star resort, based on a recent stay at a 3 star rated resort in the United States (or Canada), can [...]
European River Cruising – The Latest Travel Rage There has been quite an increase in demand for river cruising in Europe. If you are asking yourself “why?”, this will give you some insight as to the reason it is growing in popularity among travelers of all ages. Biking by a vineyard [...]
An Insurance Confession I’m a self-admitted insurance junkie. I even warranty a toaster. Can’t help it and I’m too stubborn to change. I’m not going to change anyone’s mind nor is that my intent. Knowledge is power and I feel obligated to share my experience with you. The mere mention of travel insurance [...]
Advantages of Early Booking If you have been cruising for a long time, you probably don’t need to read this article. You've been booking your cruises well in advance – most of the time – so chances are, you are not going to change. But come-lately cruisers or those new cruisers accustomed to all [...]