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3 extra-special experiences and hotels in London, Ireland & Scotland 👑

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community!  It’s been hot outside, so I’ve been dreaming of the UK and Ireland where it’s typically cooler in the summer.  These days there’s no predicting the weather so I revert to what’s typical.   Whether you’ve been to London, Scotland, and/or Ireland many times or never before, you will be excited to learn about some

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🇵🇹 One of my favorite European countries is…

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community – and happy June!  It’s a month chock full of graduations, celebrations, and vacations for many people.  I just had a celebration trip with my family and enjoyed quality time with my loved ones in Florida at a golf-tennis-spa resort.  Like many families, we met at a convenient location for all with a variety of

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The ultimate in travel experiences 💥

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! A benefit of working in the travel industry is the nearly constant inspiration for every type of global travel.  From emails to webinars to near and far business meetings, I commit to continual learning so I can share what I glean with you.  When I was in Amsterdam last month, I was fortunate to spend time

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City of Lights & Love 💡 💕

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! I was in the city of lights and love one year ago this month and so am sharing some inspiration you guessed it, about Paris this week.   I’ve written past newsletters about Paris, including how to take a trip this summer for the Olympics.  This week, I’ll be sharing a link to some videos and articles

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FAQ – what is it exactly that you do?

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! If you’ve seen my social media posts (Facebook and Instagram), you’ll know that I’m in Europe doing a deep dive in the Netherlands and Belgium visiting hotels, river cruise ships, top experiences, and much more to best inform my clients. The most popular time to visit this area is the spring – April/May –

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My go-to place for R&R

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! Starting this week, I’m adding a new section to this newsletter to share timely and relevant information with my many clients, readers, and followers. You’ll see it when you scroll down. Believe it or not, we’re heading full steam into the holiday season with long to-do lists and bursting calendars. I don’t know about

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Halloween Surprise

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! Are you looking forward to Halloween? It’s a favorite holiday for many, especially families with young children. I recall how exhausting the day was with young kiddos, but I adore the photos we have which remind me of the fun costumes they wore for school and trick-or-treating. Now that my children are older, my

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Do you need a visa to travel to Europe next year?

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! I don’t know about you, but I look forward to fall days after a long, hot summer. Living in the Northeast means changing of the leaves and wardrobe both of which I welcome. Fall is also an ideal time to travel to many destinations (cooler temps and fewer crowds than summer), and Hidden Gem

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Gift in your inbox (or mailbox) 

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! Are you clinging to the last remnants of summer or embracing the fall season already? I’m just back from some much needed down time over the holiday weekend. I’ll share where I was and why it’s an ideal place to rest, relax, and rejuvenate in an upcoming newsletter (teaser – easy and quick to

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Christmas in July 🎄🏝️

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! It’s been super hot across the US and the pond over the past week or so. I hope you’re finding ways to stay cool.   One way that may help is thinking about the cold December days now – Christmas/the holiday season in July. If you like to travel during the holidays, now is the time to

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