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This Week in Armchair Explorer: Caribbean cocktails, Mexican art and more

ARMCHAIR EXPLORER:  travel inspiration + your imagination This week’s armchair-ready journeys and travel-inspired stories cover many topics, from tropical drinks you can make at home and Mexico’s exciting art scene to spending three perfect days in the Berkshires. With any vacation, it’s important to embark on the journey with complete peace of mind. If anything should go
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This Week in Armchair Explorer: Florida beaches, whale watching and more

Share0 Tweet0 Share0 ARMCHAIR EXPLORER:  travel inspiration + your imagination We’re back again with more ideas from the Armchair Explorer — along with a message of hope — to encourage effortless explorations from the comfort of your armchair. As the current global situation continues to affect travel plans, it’s a good reminder how a travel advisor is
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Welcome to Armchair Explorer, your weekly burst of travel inspiration

ARMCHAIR EXPLORER:  travel inspiration + your imaginationA good dream should never be rushed. It takes time to explore the places our dreams take us, time to appreciate the escape and let that joyful serenity sink into our bones.Due to our current global situation, time is something many of us have more of lately. It’s an
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How to enjoy holiday light displays with the kids.

How to enjoy the holiday light displays with the kids     It is that time of year when the holiday light displays are in full swing, and traveling to get to them is part of the journey.  When I say journey, I am talking about not only packing the kids up in the car
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Did you know WHERE the origins of Halloween came from?

I absolutely LOVE Halloween. It is the one time of year that everyone comes out onto the neighborhood streets and actually talks to each other. Everyone dresses up in various costumes and says “trick or treat!” But where did this neighborhood gathering tradition begin? According to the HistoryChannel.com, Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of
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Christmas Time! Plan on getting away.

There are 114 days until Christmas!  This means you still have plenty of time to think about taking the family away for Christmas on that much needed vacation.  You are probably thinking that you can’t think about planning a Christmas vacation when your summer vacation just ended, right?  I am here to tell you, you
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Best Beaches on the Amalfi Coast

The amount of inquiries to Italy last year to my travel agency increased dramatically. With many of the inquiries that come in, people want to see the iconic Amalfi Coast. Picturesque colorful towns, perched on the cliff side with beautiful sunsets. The beaches have beautiful sunsets and crystal clear water. The only problem is the beaches aren’t like what
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Want to have Tea with the Queen? This is the time to do it…

A visit to London wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of England’s most famous landmarks, Buckingham Palace.  This royal palace has served as the official London residence and administrative office of the British royal family since the 19th century. However, access to the public is limited and exclusive but worthwhile for those who arrange
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Passport Card vs. Passport Book

I recently read an article on Facebook about a lady whose daughter booked her and four of her friends on a week-long vacation to Turks and Caicos. The daughter booked everything through an Online Travel Agency (OTA), which I will not name, but an OTA is Expedia, Travelocity, or Hotels.com. The ladies were excited, all packed, ready
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