Notes & Anecdotes From Our Journeys

Romantic Danube Wine Cruise

By Sarah / March 5, 2021
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California Coast Summer Road Trip Guide

By Taylor Deboard / July 29, 2020

California Coast Your Guide to your next Summer Road Trip By Stephanie Louzil Fellow California residents – it’s time to get out of the house and onto the road for a fun-in-the-sun getaway you can enjoy sans any mandatory COVID-19 quarantine requirements. From the San Diego beaches to Sonoma wine country, we’ve mapped out our top socially (distant) acceptable recommendations for a post-quarantine trip along the California coast.  Hotel…

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Your Key to Summer in Colorado

By Taylor Deboard / June 1, 2020

Keys to Summer in Colorado Social distancing restrictions are beginning to lift and you’ve been calling. Where can I drive? Do you have any summer deals (extra points for those of you who know that we refer to our promotions as Travel Inspirations). For our Coloradans – our favorite Rocky Mountain Escapes for Summer of…

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Jackson Hole

By Taylor Deboard / May 28, 2020

  Destination Feature: Jackson Hole   From the moment you fly into Jackson Hole Airport (JAC), located within Grand Teton National Park, you’re instantly transported into a dreamy landscape of majestic mountain tops, wide open roads and endless (often blue) skies. Jackson’s unbeatable scenery, close proximity to spectacular national parks and quaint Jackson Town Square area easily make it one…

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Six Senses – Bhutan Land of The Dragon People

By Sarah / February 18, 2020

Bhutan has been on my bucket list for years. As a child, I dreamed of seeing the awe-inspiring Himalayan mountains. I’d watch movies such as Seven Years in Tibet with Brad Pitt and think to myself, “I have to go to this exotic destination.”

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Rwanda – Africa’s Hidden Gem

By Sarah / January 21, 2020

“It was fascinating just to see [gorillas] in their habitat, just chomping on bamboo and the babies rolling around with their little feet in the air … We saw one gorilla mom with a baby that was only one month old and the way she was cradling it, with such love and care, was incredible.…

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Coastline Travel Group Announces Acquisition of World Travel Bureau

By Jay Johnson / January 17, 2020

Coastline Travel Group, a luxury collection of Virtuoso affiliated travel agencies headquartered in Southern California, has acquired World Travel Bureau (WTB). The acquisition adds five new California locations to its existing seven locations in California, Denver, New York, Scottsdale, and Monaco. “We are thrilled that our companies embrace the same unique customer-centric management philosophy and…

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Why I Love CIVANA Resort and Spa

By Marion Hager / August 9, 2019

Relaxing on the terrace of the CIVANA Spa in Carefree, Arizona with a glass of wine in my hand, I watch as the sun sets over the desert, creating an imposing background for the palm trees and Saguaro cacti. This is my favorite time of day and I can’t think of a better place to…

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At night aboard a River Cruise

The Best River Cruise in Europe

By Marion Hager / February 8, 2019

I love river cruising and have been on several different river ships. So, when I learned that Dawn Johnson would be going on a Crystal river cruise over New Year’s Eve, I was very envious. I asked her to call me upon her return and tell me all about her experience. Crystal has been operating…

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CLEAR pods with Ambassador and traveler.

CLEAR – A Quicker Way Through Airport Security

By Marion Hager / January 11, 2019

One day last fall I arrived at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport early. As I was approaching TSA pre-check, I saw a new lane marked “CLEAR.” Since I had time and was curious, I approached the gentlemen standing at the entrance to the lane. I asked him what CLEAR was all about. It was amazing to…

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