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South Pacific Cruise Exceeds Sun & Sand Expectations

French Polynesia exceeded my expectations of being only a sun and sand destination, here is how! I sit on the back deck of the MS Paul Gauguin in the La Palette Lounge with my morning tea soaking in the volcanic rock formations that surround our ship. We are anchored in Cooks Bay on the Island of Moorea. We've been onboard less than 24hrs and Flo and Harry, our servers from dinner, already recognize me even with my hat and sunglasses on at breakfast. Our first night got off to a great start with good food and entertainment by the pool. I feel like we are very much going to enjoy this cruise o...

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Our Clients Perspective on Morocco!

What is a 15 day tour of Morocco like? AMAZING! Here is my perspective. While in Spain last year, I made a spur of the moment decision to go to Morocco and it was the highlight of my 76 days travelling. My G Adventures tour was well-paced with good walks, a very knowledgeable tour guide, comfortable and well-located accommodations (even two nights with a pool), fabulous food places, a nice mix of young and old (22-70yr.), interesting partnerships with local community groups and travel arrangements that were always sensitive to those of us used to western sanitation. Morocco is a country that ...

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African Travel Event

Join our agent Christine Boecker and her guest Yandisa Ngcuka. All the way from Africa Yandisa Ngcuka of Wilderness Safari be will in our office to talk Africa with you! Yandisa is a guest of Christine Boecker of Personal Travel Management. They will be speaking in our offices about Africa and how you can explore this amazing destination! Learn why TravelBoecker is your best choice for booking Africa and what experiences await you. Wilderness Safari's focus on sustainable and authentic experiences for those visiting this destination. More details available on the TravelBoecker website here. ...

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Never Cruised Before? Neither Had I Until...

Cruising had never really interested me. I always wanted something more active, didn’t want to be confined to a ship in the middle of the ocean, and didn’t know what I would do with myself on a ship. This past December I decided that it was time I went on a cruise to see what everyone was so excited about. The one place I did want to see via cruise and was on my bucket list was the Panama Canal…considered one of the wonders of the world. I set about planning this bucket list trip for myself and my teenage son. I knew that I needed to find a cruise that worked with my dates at Christmas time (...

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When is the best time for a Safari?

So, often I'm asked what the ideal time is for the very best wildlife-viewing in Africa. True - July to October is when you may witness spectacular scenes of the annual Great Wildebeest Migration in the Masai Mara. And wildlife concentrations are high in the Okavango Delta. However, wildlife roams the African savannah all year around, and there are many advantages to travelling in the off-season...DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES

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Yukon Experience to come back to!

Whitehorse is outstanding and I have been knocked off my feet with what a wonderful place this is. Today is my last day here and it is going to be epic. Dog Sledding followed by Ice Fishing followed by Snowmobiling and then tonight back out to view the Northern Lights. We went out last night but unfortunately it did not clear up so I am running on approx. 3 hours sleep since we did not get back to the hotel until 2.30am this morning. I have learnt how to blow glass at a fascinating glass studio. Been out to the wildlife preserve and learnt all about the animals and their lifestyle up north. S...

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Airport Security – Innovative? Inspired? Irritating?

I was high on Travel! We had just wrapped up a luxury experiential travel conference in Marrakech, Morocco together with high-level travel industry colleagues from around the globe. It was an inspiring week of networking, great celebrations and innovative travel concepts that can change our perspective of the world we explore. Message me – I’d be happy to share some exciting ideas for your next journey. And then it was time to return to Canada. I was flying out of Casablanca bound for Vancouver via Montreal – and that’s where the word ‘innovation’ took on a whole new meaning. Having undergon...

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Dukerol! Why didn't I take it!

My Mexico family vacation wasn't quite like the Dukerol ads! You may have seen the commercials for Dukerol where a gorgeous woman in a bikini is sun bathing on the sands of the Caribbean, drinking a margherita, while watching as her children are running around splashing in the water. Well… that was how my trip to Mexico was supposed to look but instead I stopped at this cute curbside pub, where I had the most amazing Mojito of my life, to wind up at 3am hanging over a toilet. What I had failed to think about was that the water outside of the resort was not filtered water and I forgot to ask f...

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