Tag: Virtuoso

Have you heard about ‘wet February’? 💦

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community! And welcome February as we continue ‘wave season’ with many travel bookings for 2024 and some 2025 here at HGT central. It’s been long days in the office since the beginning of the year with a sprinkling of meetings with some fantastic suppliers. This past Friday, I met with a sales director from France

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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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Your portal to the Best of the Best!

Happy Thursday Hidden Gem Travel community!  How was your first week in April?  With the first signs of spring, I’m inspired to write all month about beautiful destinations, experiences, and memories we can make as life reopens, just like the spring flowers that are beginning to pop up here in New England. Last week we covered some incredible destinations where

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Guide To Celebrating Milestones

Greetings passionate travelers – get ready to drool!  Do you have a special celebration in the coming years whether it be a milestone birthday, anniversary, graduation, honeymoon, family reunion, or even a marking the return to travel celebration on your calendar?  As you know, I write these newsletters myself each week, but this time I’m making an exception for a

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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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Daydreaming about taking a breath and relaxing?

I don’t know about you, but I usually feel pretty wiped out shortly after Christmas. Over the last few days, we enjoyed celebrations full of cheer and quality time with extended family, and I hope you did too.  We even had some fun discussions about our travel plans for 2020 (Croatia, Greece, Italy, Israel, Nashville, the Grand Canyon, and Cabo

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Multi-Generational Travel Tips and Inspiration

Season’s Greetings – I hope all is going smoothly with your holiday prep. The frenzy is real with less than one week to Christmas Day! We will be celebrating Christmas with our extended family, and it will be good to catch up on everyone’s lives. Ages range from 11-81 so truly multi-generational. One topic that’s fun to discuss during holiday

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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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