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Caribbean

CARIBBEAN WINTER ESCAPE

This winter is going to be a different experience for everyone- especially those used to taking a winter vacation. COVID-19 has shut down many of the paths and destinations that we’ve become used to over the years. Fortunately, not every vacation spot has been closed. The sunshine and beaches of Caribbean destinations continue to be open, albeit with safety restrictions in place. So let’s take a look at some of these islands and continue on to The Caribbean Winter Escape!

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Grand Velas Los Cabos

GRAND VELAS LOS CABOS REVIEW

Grand Velas Los Cabos is a 5 Star Luxury all inclusive Virtuoso property in the corridor between San Jose and Cabo San Lucas. Only 4 years old, it exudes a contemporary warmth with classy details. I visited this property for a site inspection in October, 2020. Top of mind for all was whether they were adhering to the covid protocols and what steps were being taken to ensure the guests safety and procedures.

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Scottish Highlands

HIGHLAND HIKING ADVENTURE

Some of the most traveled spots in Europe happen to be in the cities like Rome, Paris and London. While this makes for a pleasant urban experience, it can also lead to a much more crowded one. For those who are looking to get out of these spaces and see something different, there’s a perfect land far to the north of Big Ben. By going on a Scottish Highland Hiking Adventure, you too can see what these wild lands can offer!

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Mozambique

THE MIGHTY MOZAMBIQUE EXPEDITION

Many visitors to the southern region of Africa tend to focus on South Africa while ignoring the surrounding countries. However, this means that they are missing out on many magnificent locations and experiences. One of these is the Mighty Mozambique Expedition.

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romance

ROMANTIC USA TRAVEL

Times are trying right now, that’s for sure. Being confined more than normal, its harder to find romantic things or places to go. This week’s blog is about romantic USA travel. If you are looking for some inspiration on how you can “make a spark” look no further.

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Castel Del Monte, Abruzzo Italy

WINE DESTINATION – ABRUZZO

Land of mountains and sea, shepherds and vineyards, Abruzzo is defined by many as the Wyoming of Italy, due to the wild nature that
characterizes the splendid National Parks of the region.

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Vienna, Austria

JAMAICA IS MORE THAN BEACHES

Jamaica is more than beaches. I visited Montego Bay, Jamaica in 2011. Wow, has it been that long already? We all know that Jamaica is known for its great beaches and tropical sunsets, but there is a lot more to do than go to the beach. Although this is a great way to spend a vacation, some people want to be able to do a little more and see Jamaica and all the things that it has to offer. Here is a list of some of the most amazing things to do in Jamaica that don’t involve sitting on the beach and catching some rays.

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Cathy Rowland

CATHY ROWLAND, TRAVEL ADVISOR

Hi, I am Cathy Rowland, travel advisor and owner at Amore Travel Designs. I thought it might be time for a re-introduction my business, particularly in these trying times of travel in the “new normal.”

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romantic sunset cruise

CAREFULLY CRAFTED ROMANTIC EXPERIENCES

Having spent this past week in a virtual travel conference, I am revived and inspired for new amazing romantic experiences for my clients; either honeymoons, couples vacations or even anniversaries. How can an advisor create these carefully crafted romantic experiences for you? Well I would love to share this insight.

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Vienna, Austria

NOT TO MISS WHEN IN VIENNA

I visited Vienna in 2019 on a tour of Eastern Europe. Austria borders Eastern Europe. Vienna is a shining city that indeed emphasizes its history as you will tell by many of its attractions. Visiting the city is such a unique, memorable experience that you’ll likely want to come back time and time again. With so much to explore in Vienna, it’s nearly impossible to find yourself bored, especially if you love a lively culture that treasures art, great food, classical music, and beautiful architecture. So, before you plan your trip, what’s not to miss when in Vienna?

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I love helping my clients connect through the wonders of travel – that’s because I’ve experienced first-hand the power travel has to bring couples or people closer together.

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