Archive for the ‘Adventure’ Category

Agent Review: Puerto Rico with Laura Degen

Monday, October 1st, 2018

When Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico last year, news outlets told us of the extreme power outages, food scarcity, and devastation. We read the articles, watched horrifying video, and donated to relief organizations. Slowly, different disasters took our attention, news outlets found other stories to report, and Americans moved on. But Puerto Rico still […]

Singapore and Borneo Adventure

Monday, June 4th, 2018

By Diana Shirey Singapore is beautiful and extremely safe to visit. The people are friendly and I’m so fortunate to have visited. Some highlights include the 1820 Buddha Tooth Relic Temple in Chinatown and the very modern, jaw-dropping biodomes such as the gorgeous Gardens by the Bay, which is home to the highest interior waterfall, […]

CHILE/ARGENTINA–PATAGONIA

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

November, 2017 – LATAM Airlines / Australis Cruises By Karl Dring, General Manager, GlobalPoint Travel Solutions LATAM Airlines, the largest inter and intra-South American airline, is the main sponsor of the FAM trip to the “bottom of the world”—Tierra del Fuego/Patagonia.  Along with exposing the participants to LATAM’s excellent service, it also showcases the spectacular […]

G Adventures – China’s Harbin Ice Festival: By the Numbers

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The annual sub-zero party is the largest of its kind in the world by G Adventures Posted on 26 July 2017 For two weeks every year, the city of Harbin in China’s Heilongjiang province is put on ice. The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which takes place from December to February (exact dates change year by […]

Alaska Cruise Onboard the Island Princess

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Alaska cruise on Island Princess South bound June 14th 2017. I flew to Anchorage (Seward) the night of June 13th and stayed at the Residence Inn.  The next day we toured downtown Anchorage and then back to the hotel to transfer to Whittier.  I used a transfer company called Anchorage tours & transfers, much less […]

How To Pick Your First Cruise

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

How To Pick Your First Cruise The things that make cruising an ideal vacation may also make planning it an adventure: options and flexibility. From itineraries that can cover the coastal United States and the Caribbean to China and Australia, to the many amenities available on today’s ships, cruising really does have something for everyone. […]

South Africa and Victoria Falls Dream Vacation

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

I had the privilege to go on an adventure with my daughter and experience the beauty of South Africa and Botswana and the Falls. We started our adventure in Cape Town.  We stayed at the Westin right near the waterfront. The Westin is a modern, clean and beautiful corporate hotel.   I highly recommend staying at […]

My Trip to the Southern African Continent, Part One

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

 By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure Part One Cape Town We arrived in Cape Town after a thirty six hour travel day via Qatar Airways.  They have a magnificent business class (they even give you a mattress to sleep on and pajamas). After an eight hour layover in Doha where we visited the Souk market, […]

Princess Cruises Onboard Experience

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Princess Cruises Onboard Experience From sun up to sun down, let Princess help you make discoveries that defy expectations while anticipating your every need. Watch amazing shows by a Broadway legend, enjoy incredible cuisine by a world-famous chef and explore the world in a new way with our Discovery at Sea enrichment programs and shore […]

What to Expect on a Cruise to Hubbard Glacier in Alaska

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

One reason cruising is such a cool alternative to simply doing a land-based trip to Alaska is because of sailing to Hubbard Glacier. Located between Seward and Skagway, Hubbard Glacier soars impressively into the stark Alaskan skyline from the depths of Disenchantment Bay and is a top sight to see for many visitors traveling to Alaska. Here’s […]