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A favorite travel memory – riding a whale while speaking French

Greetings travelers!!  How was your week? I escaped for a beach day last week and thoroughly enjoyed the change of scenery in a quiet beach town less than two hours away. If you want to know about this hidden gem drivable from the New York metro area, reach out!  Lately, I’ve been thinking about my travel bucket list. It’s not

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Announcing a freebie for your travel bucket list

Greetings virtual travelers! How did you spend Memorial Day weekend?  We worked around our property and grilled some tasty meals when the weather was cooperative. It was a nice weekend but a bit sad since not filled with the typical Memorial Day experiences like our town parade and pancake breakfast, trip to a beach or extended family backyard barbecue. In

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5 Awesome Benefits to Using a Virtuoso Travel Consultant

Before I became a Travel Consultant, I DIY’d our family vacations.  I loved doing it, including spending hours and days combing the internet doing the research and booking myself.  Overall, our vacations went extremely well, and everyone in my family loved the trips I planned.  BUT I always wondered if I could have found a better option whether it be

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Traveling better in 2020 – your insider access and more

Happy New Year and New Decade!  Forbes, Travel+Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler, National Geographic, and others have published their ‘Best Places to Travel in 2020’ lists.  These lists are perfect for inspiration, but it’s easy to get dazzled and lose perspective on what’s most important to you, becoming a victim of “Shiny Object Syndrome”.  The best place to travel in 2020

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Hi, I'm Susan Wilson

I’m the founder of Hidden Gem Travel Consulting. As your personal travel advisor, I craft custom worldwide itineraries that astound and inspire you.

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