So, here we are in what seems like day number 1,162 of #SaferAtHome. We continue to read everything we come across regarding the current situation and what the future of travel may look like and we continue to be optimistic. Because sometimes we just need a break from the news – good or bad –…

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Dear Travelers,Yes, we still consider ourselves, and you, travelers. Just because we are stuck in one place does not change who we are or, we assume, what we want, though at this particular moment in time, perhaps what we want – even more than going SOMEWHERE – is the health and safety of our friends…

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Dear Friends, We hope you and your families are safe, staying in place and managing to navigate through this unusual time. These days we are embracing the Italian concept of dolce far niente — pleasant idleness. We have all been staying home during this crisis and are developing a deeper appreciation of the places we…

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Current Thoughts on the Coronavirus SituationThe Coronavirus situation is constantly evolving. Making the decision whether to travel or not is a deeply personal choice. As travel advisors, we are here to assist you; your health, safety and well-being is our top priority. We provide available information, so our clients can make informed decisions about their…

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We will be on board three of the world’s best ships hosting some 2020 cruises in various parts of the world. Anyone want to come along?  On these special ‘Distinctive Voyages’ our guests get lots of extras: invitation to a private cocktail party, a complimentary shore excursion (private to our group) and the special services…

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WHO WE ARE FOLLOWING ON INSTAGRAM We are obsessed with the Arctic.  Northern Lights! Polar Bears! Luxury igloos with clear ceilings! Fabulous hotel rooms – in a tree! Reindeer! But until we get the chance to go in person, we follow Alex Strohl (@alexstrohl) because of the beautiful images of places he goes – including…

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Vacations don’t just happen. They have to be planned! So start the day right and put planning your vacation on your ‘must do’ list. Just list 3 places you’d like to go and/or things you would like to see in the coming year, organize the time off to do them and then contact us to…

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We can’t believe 2018 is over; but when we look back, we can see where it, and we, went: We re-acquainted ourselves with Ireland and met a new love:  Belfast.  We returned to London and were reminded of some of the reasons we never tire of it – not the least of which are the…

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  ROOM TO BREW – Who doesn’t love a good hotel? But when we are staying somewhere longer than 4 or 5 nights, we often enjoy the extra amenities an apartment provides. Anne is no good without her fresh-brewed mug of PG Tips tea first thing in the in the morning (actually she is a…

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Here are some thoughts on what we are doing and exploring in the world this week. APPS WE LOVE – We always want to be able to exchange pleasantries in whatever country we land (not to mention ordering a glass of wine) – so we’re loving Duolingo — a fabulous free app that makes learning…

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