We’ve been at this a long time. We founded On The Map Travel in the fall of 2005 and we have loved every minute spent exploring the world, discovering new places, experiences and hotels to recommend to our clients. We have loved the process of planning your trips, collaborating with you to create the perfect…

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Now that we’re down to the last months of the year and the pandemic continues to threaten the whole world, we can’t help but think of the days when we could pack a bag and just go — anywhere. Travel was and always will be the greatest way to connect to the world and while…

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Are you still there? Or did you pack up and leave for a change of scenery? Hey, it could happen. People are starting to get antsy and some are ready to dip their toe in the waters of travel again. Most, if not all – whether because they feel safer or because most international destinations…

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Good morning. Buongiorno. Bonjour. Guten Morgen, If, like us, you are missing travel so much, why not take this time to allow yourself to think about the first place you’d like to go when travel resumes? And, not just where, but how, you’d like to travel. We are thinking a lot about what these last…

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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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