Tag: travel planning

Where in Italy did the G7 meet last week !?

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! Since I’m in the office this month with so many clients traveling and soon to depart, I’m enjoying hitting local restaurants that remind me of my past trips. Do you ever make a point to do that? Recently, I’ve had a fantastic Greek meal (very authentic), Italian (Rome-focused fare), Spanish (varied tapas menu). I’m

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Next up – Vietnam! 🇻🇳

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community!  June is off to a fantastic start with my clients spanning the globe this month exploring Hawaii, Japan, and Europe (river cruising, Italy, Spain, Portugal, the Greek Islands, Croatia, Scotland, France, and many more).  All itineraries have been carefully curated by me, customized to my clients needs and desires, available in an app on

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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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A jaw-dropping travel experience for nature lovers …. 

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community!  Busy season for travel has begun, and we’re working to full capacity here at Hidden Gem Travel.  I had to take time this past week to renew my driver’s license in person to upgrade to a Real ID.  Let this serve as a reminder to do so before it takes effect in May 2025

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Where to take a ‘learncation’ at any age 🎓

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! When driving around town, I can’t help but be astounded by the beauty of the spring flowering trees and plants. I must be more aware this year after my recent month in the land of tulips, Holland. So when I went to New York City last week as a guest of the Korean Tourism

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The Paris of South America is…. 💃

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! It’s the last week of April – where has the time gone?? If you haven’t booked your summer vacation yet, the time is past due. Email me now for options as some of my best partners and favorite destinations still have availability for couples and families.  AND if you have 2024 fall or winter

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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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Trip Report Part 2 – Just back from… 🇧🇪

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community – and happy April! It feels great to see the signs of a new season at home after being in Europe most of last month. It’s also a crazy busy season for parents of kids in school (plus sports/other activities), and many are longing for the relatively less packed summer schedule. Hidden Gem Travel

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Trip Report – Just back from… 🌷

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! Spring season has begun, and I’m just back from two iconic spring European destinations, Holland, and Belgium! I was there for three reasons: I’ve now personally experienced river cruising on AmaWaterways, Uniworld, Tauck, Avalon, and Emerald (5 lines) and have deep knowledge of and contacts at Viking, Amadeus, Riverside, Riviera, and Scenic. You probably

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