Watercolor Travel Blog

NEED A LITTLE GIRLFRIEND THERAPY

  One of the fastest growing travel specialties is the “Girlfriend Getaway,”  and it is easy to understand why.  With all the stresses of everyday life, there is nothing quite as enjoyable and relaxing as getting away from “reality” with those true friends who allow you to be yourself!  Of course, the same goes for men, although they may…

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WOULD YOU RATHER GO TO A COUNTRY OR THROUGH ONE?

Photo courtesy of Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection Here are several reasons why so many travelers are switching to River Cruising! 1.  The boats are smaller and more intimate, 120-170 passengers,  so you can actually get to know your fellow guests.  You may eat with whom ever you choose each evening and have a choice of a few onboard…

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TOP DESTINATIONS FOR 2017

  Sit back, relax, and picture yourself in one of these 5 hot destinations! 1.  Portugal What To Eat:  Bolos de Arroz, Portugese rice cupcakes, perfect for breakfast, dipped in coffee Where To Stay:  Palacio Belmonte, an elegant hotel in a 15th-century palace, located in the old town of Lisbon What To See:  The charming town of Sintra, whose beautiful…

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YOU ARE TOTALLY WORTH IT

Enchance Your Travel Experience

Take a look at these small upgrades to enhance your travel experience! 1. Private Airport Transfers Somehow there is nothing more relieving than passing through customs after a long overnight flight to Europe and seeing a driver standing there with a sign bearing your last name — and a smile!  Your driver can help you to a nice, clean…

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3 WAYS TO GIVE BACK VIA TRAVEL

Give Back Through Travel

Want to know how you can give back on your next trip? 1.  Pack For A Purpose // Small Space. Little Effort. Big Impact Pack For A Purpose is a non-profit based in Raleigh, NC that encourages you to make a difference around the world by using available space in your luggage to provide supplies to the communities you…

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BUCKET LIST DESTINATIONS — PART 2

Dream Travel Vacation Packages

3 Bucket List Destinations that will have you packing in no time — Passport and camera required! #1: New Zealand The island nation of New Zealand is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean about 900 miles east of Australia.  New Zealand consists of 2 main islands, the North Island and the South Island.   The South Island is known for…

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HOW TO TRAVEL BY TRAIN IN EUROPE

Europe Train Travel Tours

Want to know the easiest and best way to travel in Europe — Trains! #1: Why Should I Take the Train? The European rail system is very reliable and an excellent method for experiencing Europe. Trains go from city center to city center, as well as to small, intimate villages.  Taking the train from the city centers can actually…

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BUCKET LIST DESTINATIONS — PART 1

See The Eiffel Tower

What’s on your bucket list? Take note — these locations may soon be at the top of your list! #1:  Tahiti The island of Tahiti, the largest in the Windward Group of French Polynesia, is located in the South Pacific and is only an 8 hour flight from Los Angeles.  It is also halfway to Australia from Los Angeles…

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FROM HERE TO ALOHA

Travel To Hawaii

Ready to dance the Hula and experience the Aloha spirit? Let’s discover your perfect Island Paradise! #1:  Kaua’i: Known as the “Garden Isle”, Kaua’i is the perfect spot to relax and experience nature! Its  soaring cliffs, tropical rainforests, golden sands,  and breathtaking canyons set the stage for a relaxing escape from a hurried life.  A helicopter tour is the…

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TOP FIVE REASONS TO EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF RIVER CRUISING

River Cruising

Wondering how River Cruising is different than Ocean Cruising? #1:  Travel the Intimate Way Instead of sharing your vacation with 3,000 other travelers on an ocean liner, how about setting sail with less than 150 travelers on a River Cruise?  The mere number of passengers lends the river cruise a particularly intimate feel — vacationers end their days chatting…

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