Life is stressful, and you need a break. Travel is the perfect remedy! Check out this New York Times article Susan was quoted in, and let her know: which vacation would leave you feeling the most refreshed?
Nepal is an incredible destination offering so much - adventure, jaw-dropping beauty, World Unesco sites, excellent cuisine, off-the-beaten-track exploration, fabulous accommodations, history, culture, and eight of the world's largest mountains including Mount Everest.
After working for a corporate travel agency, Susan realized she needed a change. No longer wanted to be an "order taker", she made the decision to pursue a solo career doing what she loved most, designing customized journeys for diverse clients.
Whether you are an avid hiker or biker or you are just beginning to explore the world of active travel, I strive to customize the ultimate getaway to suit you. Recently quoted in The New York Times article, 8 Short Walking Tours for Those Who Stroll Rather Than Trek, I offer great options for those who wish to make active travel a part of the trip, but not the main focus.
“Experiential Travel is a journey away from home, involving a truly memorable and powerful experience (active, cultural, natural, social or spiritual) that will enrich a person’s life and improve the way they connect with both loved ones and with the world.” – Serge Dive, Founder of PURE
On the hunt for a new, exciting vacation spot? I visited Pikaia Lodge in Galapagos back in January. Pikaia Lodge is a magnificent environmentally-friendly eco luxury lodge. Located in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, in the center of the Galapagos Archipelago, Pikaia offers a new way to experience the bucket list destination of the Galapagos.
Virtuoso is the ultimate travel community of savvy travelers, professional advisors, and preferred providers. Being our client makes you a Virtuoso Traveler, which means you receive greater value and authentic, customized experiences. Where would you like to go next?
Myanmar is a country of hidden treasure, smiling people, and local legends. I met with mystical astrologers, chatted with artisans in colorful markets, toured the magical Bagan, and visited many beautiful temples, monasteries, and pagodas. Myanmar is a beautiful must-see destination.
Pico Iyer is a travel writer who studies how cultural customs and traditions are affected by global media and pop culture. He has written ten books about the fading traditions of cultures around the world. Lately, Iyer's interests have turned over to technology. He analyzes how the internet influences rural communities.
In the summer of 2011, President Obama suggested that travel agents had become obsolete. In reality, nothing could be further from the truth. The Internet's emergence did make it much easier to research and book your own travel online, but it also created massive amounts of information that's often hard to assimilate.
As a luxury travel planner with nearly thirty years of experience, I have spent a lot of time building a network of foreign contacts and connections. I know all the best local restaurants, hotels, and tours. My inside access to popular local spots guarantees that you will be fully immersed in culture during your trip. Have a glimpse at some of my highlighted trips.