Author: Kathryn GerkenGroup Travel International Destination Tours Travel Planning

Group Space for 2020 Is Here

It is not too early to start thinking about your travels plans for 2020. I have group space blocked for two different travel opportunities. If you have a group destination that you are trying to plan, let me know how I can help. Holland America Cruise Line – Western Caribbean Cruise Set sail on the… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenInternational Destination Travel Planning

Fall Travel – it’s not too late

I want to go someplace this fall. Tim and I sat down, last December, and made a list of places to visit for 2019. We made a marked our calendar and set it aside as a job well done. Here it is on the brink of summer and we have only checked off one destination… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenCustom Travel International Destination Reconnect Travel Planning

Scotland Awaits You

When you think of Scotland, you probably first think of movies that you may have seen. Outlander, Harry Potter, Skyfall and of course The Highlander. There are iconic sights from these and other movies all throughout Scotland, but there is so much more. Scotland is the land of activities. There is something for everyone and… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenInternational Destination River Cruise Themed travel Travel Planning

The World Of River Cruising

Since time began, man has taken to the cruising the rivers of the world to transport goods, to transport themselves or to just relax and enjoy. As the river takes you in its grasp, you can watch the landscape and villages drift by. It is an unhurried mode of sight-seeing that has gained popularity over… Read more

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Travel Deals in December

As everyone is rushing back and forth this holiday season,  treat your family to a gift that makes memories. Travel is not only fun, it is a great way to re-connect with your spouse, kids or extended family. Shared experiences can be remembered for years to come. Time is one of our most valuable resources…. Read more

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Siene River Cruising

Highlights of Paris

Paris is the “City of Light” but during the summer months you need to stay awake pretty late to see them. On a recent weekend to Paris, we were able to see the highlights of the city in two days. If you have more time, it is definitely worth a longer visit, but you can… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenInternational Destination Travel Planning Travel Tips
London's St Pauls Cathedral

London Life

London is a fasted-paced city with a multi-cultural population. The easy to use public transportation system allows travelers to be independent or to join a tour. The combinations are as limitless as your imagination. In February, my husband and I moved to London for his job. During the past three months, I have been getting… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenCustom Travel International Destination Travel Planning

Planning Your Next Vacation Professionally

There are all types of planners. Planning a vacation a year in advance comes easily for some, while others wait until weeks before to plan a getaway. For some types of trips, either method will work as long as you are willing to be flexible. I recently had a woman call my office you wanted… Read more

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What REAL ID means for Washington State Travelers

Passports are becoming more important soon for Washington State Travelers. On December 20th, 2013, a phased enforcement plan for the REAL ID Act was passed by congress. Washington state is one of the states that has not complied with the Federal Read-ID act. This act was passed to establish a base security bench mark for… Read more

Author: Kathryn GerkenTravel Planning

How to Plan Your Travel

The world is a wide and wonderful place. Trying to decide when and where to travel next can be a difficult decision. That is where the services of a travel professional can smooth the way to help you to narrow your choices and discover your possibilities. Where and When Many travelers want an escape from… Read more