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    There are plenty of words we hear and read that trigger this idea of preservation: going green, eco-friendly, sustainable, recyclable and the list goes on and on. What does it all mean anyway? To be eco-friendly literally means being friendly to the environment, or non-harmful. Some of the ways hotels can be eco-friendly are to […]

    December 29, 2020

    5 Eco-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

    Have you got the ‘staying at home’ doldrums? Here’s 11 ways to keep your travel dreams alive. ​ Finding the excitement for traveling or creating your travel dream list can be difficult when you’re not sure the next time you’ll be able to get on a plane again or jump in your car for your next […]

    November 13, 2020

    11 Ways to Keep Your Travel Spirit Alive

    E A R T H D A Y.Celebrate our big beautiful world by taking care of it. Here are 10 ways travelers ( you ) can help. Turn out the lights in your hotel room. When you leave the room, turn out the lights. 💡 You do it at home. It’s a good idea to […]

    April 22, 2020

    10 Ways Travelers Can Help Save The Earth

    Tulip fields forever. Well, that might not be exactly how that song goes, but for about two months every year, you can see tulip fields forever across the US and around the world. With their stylish shapes and resplendent flowers in a rainbow of colors, they are a welcome sight for our eyes and soul. […]

    April 10, 2020

    5 Top Tulip Festivals in the US and Beyond

    I stepped away from my computer the first part of the week and spent a beautiful couple days with friends in Hood Canal. We talked. We played games. We laughed so much! We shopped. Some people worked on putting together a puzzle. And we got out and about and took a little hike. Really wonderful! […]

    March 6, 2020

    Time For Some International Comfort Food

    We’re one month into the New Year and have you had your first trip of the year yet? I went for the long weekend to Washington, D.C. with my middle daughter to meet my new grandnephew. So cute! Our son came over from NYC. And while we were there we took in some sights. To […]

    January 1, 2020

    An Itinerary – 3 Days In Washington D.C.

    Consider a trip to the land of the midnight sun, NORWAY. How about hoping a plane to Norway? Well, it’s not exactly a hop. You’ll probably have a stopover or two getting there. Norway has definitely been on ‘the list’ of places to visit these last few years. People talk about it’s incredible scenery and […]

    November 15, 2019

    Hurtigruten Exploration Cruises

    You know the scene. You arrive home from vacation exhausted after a long day of traveling. You quickly wash your face and brush your teeth and plop into bed. And there in the corner sits your luggage, full of clothes and travel mementos. Full confession: That used to be me. Until I decided that I […]

    August 9, 2019

    8 Tips For Unpacking From Vacation

    Hello and welcome to the to the ‘Vacations Inspired – From a Traveler’s Perspective’ series. I’m sharing with you what I hope to be the first of many stories of my client’s travels. Another way for you to hear what my client’s say and to be inspired for your future travels. Neil and Mary have […]

    July 26, 2019

    From Vacations Inspired Travelers’ Perspective – Galapagos and Machu Picchu

    I received a package recently with this message, “Congratulations, you’ve qualified for our top producers trip to Vietnam.” The time has come to go. I’m boarding the first leg of my journey. Follow along on Instagram @123goinspired and Facebook/VacationsInspired. Let me know if you have any questions about travel to Vietnam. I’ll do my best […]

    May 16, 2019

    Vietnam, Chapter 1