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By Jen Mitchell on Wednesday, November 5, 2014

After a recent conversation with a client I feel inspired to blog about the value in using a really good travel advisor.  I would also say that is not a one size fits all match when it comes to travel agents and clients.  There are many different types of travel agents out there and for now I will just talk about how I work with my clients.  I call myself an advisor because I am just that.

By Jen Mitchell on Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Today we were hosted by Abercrombie & Kent for a lovely lunch at Season 52 to hear whats new and exciting in Southeast Asia. Derek Ong did a fabulous presentation on some great new products and new itineraries they have going in 2014 and 2015.  

By Anne Duyser on Monday, October 27, 2014

Crossing the Equator: Sometime last night we crossed the Equator.  From the beginning of time seafarers have partaken in ancient ceremonial initiations for crossing specific navigational parallel's on the globe.  Such practices are so vintage in origin that their derivation has been lost, but it is believed that invitations in such secret societies began in the Middle Ages, and it is possible that it began with the Vikings.

By Jen Mitchell on Friday, October 24, 2014

Skating Rink Adds to One of a Kind Winter Playcation in Victoria, BC

By Anne Duyser on Friday, October 24, 2014

The Daily Currents , the ship’s daily, shares information either about the places we are visiting or on sea days gives general information about the world.  Today it has to do with continents, and I found it very interesting so I am recording for my future information.

By Jen Mitchell on Thursday, October 23, 2014

I came across this safety video today from Air New Zealand which has to be the most creative safety videos yet! Not only is it entertaining, but also promotes the destination and the final film in the Hobbit series.  I also noticed at 2:26 there is a bungy jump that I so daringly attempted during my last visit to New Zealand!  

 

By Jen Mitchell on Wednesday, October 22, 2014

CRYSTAL CELEBRATES 21 YEARS AS CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER READERS’ NO. 1 CRUISE LINE

 

2014 Score is Highest of All Small, Midsize, and Large-Ship Cruise Lines

 

By Jen Mitchell on Friday, October 3, 2014

Due to my recent affiliation with McCabe World Travel in McLean, VA I took a trip to D.C. this week.  The main purpose was to spend a day in the McCabe office and the other to visit the Virtuoso Hotels.  There are currently 9 Virtuoso properties in D.C. and I was able to check out 8 of them yesterday.  They were all fantastic and unique in their own way. 

By Jen Mitchell on Friday, September 26, 2014

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

Chef Jen’s  Cornbread Recipe (of Weekapaug Inn)

By Anne Duyser on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Sailing into Antalya was very pretty.  A long narrow strip of Beach with very high mountains in background made it feel like sailing into a half circle.  At certain times of the years once can travel 45 minutes into the mountains and snow ski and then come back to the beach and swim.

According to tradition in the second century BC King Attalos II ordered his men to find "heaven on earth".  After an extensive search, they discovered the region of Antalya and the King agreed that heaven on earth had been found.

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