Category: Alaska

Boosting your happiness throughout October

Greetings Hidden Gem Travelers (also Aloha, Aang, Eh, and Hola – hints to this week’s destinations)!  I’ve been reflecting on how difficult 2020 has been and continues to be for so many people and brainstorming how I can be a bright spot in your inbox on Thursdays.  I was inspired by a recent article in AFAR that said, “New research

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My patriotic reindeer meeting – a true story!

Greetings travelers!  One year and two days ago, I checked an item off my travel bucket list AKA Wanderlist that I didn’t know I had until the opportunity presented itself.  Last summer, I spent the 4th of July in Anchorage, Alaska and had the very unusual experience of witnessing their 4th of July parade.  We were in Anchorage to begin

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If you love to read, this one’s for you

Before we start this week’s newsletter, I’d like to offer anyone who has upcoming spring break travel plans (booked through me or not) the opportunity for a phone call to assist in assessing your options to travel or cancel due to the coronavirus situation. Send me an email (address below) to schedule a time to talk. As a travel consultant,

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Family Trip to Alaska Summer 2020

Does your family love… Breaching whales and soaring eagles Sled dogs and puppies Nature photography Outdoor adventure Hiking, biking and/or kayaking Have an interest in the sciences, especially environmental/marine/wildlife studies or geology? If the answer is yes to any of the above, a gift that will be absolutely unforgettable is a trip to Alaska!  This experience should be checked off

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Giving Experiences – Creating your family’s travel bucket list

I was thrilled and grateful to be included in Good Morning Wilton’s Holiday Gift Guide this year! For those of you who aren’t aware, Good Morning Wilton is an amazing daily news website and electronic newsletter for residents of our wonderful town. Here’s the link to the guide:https://goodmorningwilton.com/gmws-2019-holiday-gift-guide-gifts-over-50/ Being included in the guide allowed me to highlight Wanderlist®, a new service that revolutionizes the way families

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