5 Things You May Not Have Thought of Packing for Disney World Planning your Disney World vacation?  You may have thought of all the usual items to pack, but there are a few more unusual things to consider for this vacation.  Add these 5 things to your bag before you head to Disney World and […]

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5 Things You May Not Have Thought of Packing for Disney World

Epcot Spaceship Earth

February 11, 2013

 Flying With Kids: How to Avoid Melt Downs Ok, parents, let’s talk flying.  We’ve all been on those flights with screaming children.  And then, when we have children and it’s time for our family vacation, we immediately think of those same flights when we consider flying with our own.  It doesn’t have to be scary […]

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Flying With Kids: How to Avoid Melt Downs

Flying with kids

February 4, 2013

How Far in Advance Should I Book My Disney World Vacation? If You Wait, Your Options Are Limited I find that it’s very tempting for some people to wait until Disney releases a set of discounts applicable to their travel dates before booking.  However, doing this puts you at a disadvantage in some cases.  Disney […]

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How Far in Advance Should I Book My Disney World Vacation?

Disney World Electrical Parade

January 26, 2013

Hawaii For the Adventurous – It’s not just beaches! Why Hawaii? So you wanna get away.  You need some sun in your life and now.  Someone suggests Hawaii and you roll your eyes.  Sure, everyone knows Hawaii has great beaches, palm trees, relaxation and sunshine.  But to you that’s just so….normal.  Dull even.  You’re not […]

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Hawaii For the Adventurous – It’s not just beaches!

Hawaii waterfall

December 4, 2012

Photo credit: Tanya Saul 1. How do you get paid? The suppliers (aka hotels, cruise lines, car rental companies, etc) pay travel agents commission for bringing them business. This commission is not an extra amount that the clients pays – it’s built into the price, so every single person no matter where they book, will […]

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10 FAQs About Travel Agents

November 27, 2012

Is My 3 Year Old Too Young for Disney World? I get asked this question a lot.  Many parents of preschoolers wonder if the trip will be worth it with their little ones or if they should wait until they are older.  My opinion?  Take them now – with the right planning, it will be […]

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Is My 3 Year Old Too Young for Disney World?

October 26, 2012

Ship Review: The Norwegian Pearl This weekend, I had a chance to visit the Norwegian Pearl while it was in Port in Seattle.  What a great experience!  I’m so glad that I get to see ships in person so that I can better match them to your needs.  On this tour, I was able to […]

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Ship Inspection: Norwegian Pearl

July 17, 2012

I’ve spent a lot of time recently increasing my knowledge of Alaskan cruises.  The photos are simply breathtaking time and time again.  One of the great things about an Alaskan cruise for those who live in the Seattle area is that you can leave directly from the Seattle or Vancouver ports.  Easy peasy! One of […]

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Alaska: Beyond a Cruise

June 16, 2012