Category: Travel

Top Spring Break Locations

It’s that time again when the holidays are in the rearview mirror and daylight savings time is in our future. If you have children or grandchildren, spring break is something you need to plan. Will you have a staycation, road trip, visit the beach, the mountains, or relatives? Don’t forget, spring break can be used to…
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Places to Travel this Fall

The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let things go. When the seasons change, the travel costs decrease (depending on the location), and the crowds thin out. Whether you are looking for peace and quiet, fall scenery, hayrides, pumpkin patches, or a cozy destination, here is a list of places…
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Travel Must-haves

If you follow me on social media, you know we travel monthly, whether in or out of the country. Specific lessons I learned early on while traveling have stuck with me for years. Check out my list of travel must-haves.

Travel Plans for the Summer

Summer and fall trips are booked in the winter and spring. Many people plan their trips and family vacations six months, nine months, or even a year in advance. A few benefits to booking sooner than later are decreased prices, off-season discounts, and the ability to make payments towards your trip if you do not…
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Traveling with Children

Traveling can be a hassle if you do not do it often, from booking flights and hotels to arriving at the airport hours before departure, praying for no cancelations, arriving at your destination on time, and long road trips. Adding children into the mix makes this process that much challenging. I have traveled all over…
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Traveling on a Budget

“You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” Many people think you need to have a lot of money to travel. This is not a true statement. Like anything else, taking a vacation takes planning. Here are a few tips for traveling on a budget. Do Your Research When it comes to finding a…
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Client Questionnaire

When wanting to travel, sometimes we do not even know where to start. Sometimes we have the idea of traveling, but it somehow overwhelms us, and we end up not going through with it because of the headache of finding the right deal. As a Personal Travel Agent, I use my Client Questionnaire to help…
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Benefits of Hiring a Travel Agent

Hello everyone. It’s me KiOwana. Your Independent Travel Agent. What do I love more than traveling…….sharing my experiences and helping others travel and make memories. So, what is the difference between having your own personal Travel Agent and going on to Expedia and doing it yourself? Well let us talk about it. For starters, Travel…
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Cruise vs Resorts

Vacation cruise or resort destination? Each one has its own benefits. I know we all need a vacation after this COVID-19 chaos, so I wanted to share some of my ideas. Many travelers religiously stick to one or the other. For example, when we were in Jamaica, we met an older couple at our resort…
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When was the last time you had a family reunion?

Let’s talk Family Reunions/Get-Togethers. With the current state of the world, I’m sure everyone wants to reconnect with family now, more than ever. Being in the military, family reunions are important to me. They’re the funniest, most memorable times to catch up with those with whom we aren’t the closest and remember why LOL. Love and…
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Who needs a Guy Trip?

Ok guys, when was the last time you had a trip with just the fellas? Now is the time to plan. Local guys night out count, but let’s talk about really getting away! It doesn’t have to be a week-long event; let’s plan the weekend getaway.  Picture it now, a few days of bonding, laughter, exploring,…
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Who could use a much needed Girls’ Trip?

GIRLS’ TRIP! Woot woot! And no, I am not talking about the movie. I have booked three girls’ trips in the past month in a half. Yes, people are still planning travel despite what is going on. They are planning for next spring summer. Have you ever been on a girl’s trip? Just picture you…
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