Packing Light – especially on an itinerary where you will be moving and changing locations a good bit – cannot be underestimated. In fact, it can be the difference between an enjoyable vacation and a miserable one! You will never meet anyone who says “I wish I had packed heavier” when they return from a journey. Rick […]
Once cruising resumes, here’s how to set sail with the whole crew. Since the CDC issued its no-sail order last March, lines have worked hard to make sailings safe once cruises resume – without compromising fun. Ralph Bias, president of a Virtuoso travel agency, says the numerous hygiene and safety protocols include requiring guests and […]
Imagine enjoying a Jamaican beach day with several of your closest friends or family and then returning to your temporary “home” at the end of the day to shower, rest and share a Happy Hour Rum Punch on the patio while your own chef prepares an amazing dinner with fish that was caught that very […]
Do you love to travel, but the thought of the TSA security lines and the long waits at US Immigration and Customs are holding you back? I have a great tip to simplify your life – and it’s called Global Entry. I enrolled myself a couple of years ago and was amazed at how simple […]
Are you a DIYer? Do you enjoy planning quick getaways for you and your family? Did you know that you can book online and get my Virtuoso benefits? Yes you can by using Virtuoso’s self-booking tool! What Is Virtuoso? Virtuoso is the leading global network of agencies specializing in luxury and experiential travel, with more […]
Take Your Pick For Paradise The opportunities for family fun in the Caribbean are endless.Aruba, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, and other luscious islands are bustling with lively hotels and resorts that can provide lasting memories for you and your fmaily. There are games and entertainment for the kids, peace and relaxation for the […]
Costa Rica is a destination you should definitely consider adding to your travel bucket list. Costa Rican life consists of endless beaches, rainforests, river valleys, and biodiversity all in one place, allowing different types of adventure around every corner. Here are ten fantastic activities to have in Costa Rica. Forest Ziplining Whether it’s through the […]
When you use Blue Ocean Travel Design to help plan your vacation there are a lot of things that happen in the background that you might not be aware of. Here is a list of items that you will receive when I plan your vacation: I will research destinations, resorts, hotels, cruises and all things […]
When many people think of the Caribbean, they think of great resorts, Jamaica, and Cuba. But what they don’t realize is that the most popular destination in the Caribbean is the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic is on an island that is shared with Hispaniola and Haiti, and it sees over 6 million visitors a […]
This month we are featuring Aruba here on the blog as well as on our Facebook Page. Head over to the Facebook Page for more information. Aruba is a small island of about 70 square miles in the Caribbean. They are known for their perfect weather and legendary beaches, near end-less stretches of alabaster sand […]
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