Why I Can’t Beat Your Online Price
May 26th, 2011

A glance at the title, and this blog probably appears counter productive at best and detrimental at worst to my business. Hear me out, though. I read something recently about why consumers say that they do not use travel agents.  The consumers’ antiquated view of travel agents frustrated me at first, and then I realized [...]

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Summer Packing: Don’t Forget Your…
May 24th, 2011

I have an oddly large number of packing tips. Maybe it’s because I do a lot of packing for travel, or because I keep a continuously updated packing list on my computer or simply because I’m generally over-organized when it comes to travel. I have a packing tips that I offer clients specifically for summer [...]

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Having Fun With National Travel & Tourism Week
May 11th, 2011

May 7 – 15 is National Travel & Tourism Week (that’s right, it’s happening right now!). As someone who makes a living in the travel industry, I’m excited to have a whole week dedicated to this. There are numerous stats on the size of the tourism industry and the impact on the economy and such. [...]

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What Kind of Massage Is This?
May 10th, 2011

I love massages. I try to get at least one per vacation, often as a way to force myself to take it easy one day so that I don’t end up completely worn out. The one thing I’ve learned in my overseas spa splurges is that every country has a different idea of what a [...]

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