Tag Archives: Virtuoso

Where to Go, Where to Go?

When choosing between two evils, I always like to try the one I’ve never tried before. — Mae West People ask me all the time, “Where are you off to next?” My answer currently is that I have no travel … Continue reading

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Looking Both Ways at the Crossing

Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. — Hal Borland This message should be posted to you on the last day of 2015. This … Continue reading

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What Are Your Dream Destinations?

Actually, I was the seventh private explorer but the first Canadian ‘space clown.’ I never dreamed of going into space; I just dreamed of traveling. But I admit that space is an incredible destination and the absolute traveling experience. — … Continue reading

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Why You Should Go Now

“Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” — Frank Herbert This week I am baldly copying and pasting (with a little bit of editing) an excellent article I found on Facebook. Please go to the … Continue reading

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Snaps From My Week in Las Vegas

“While I was busy hating Vegas, and hiding from Vegas, a funny thing happened. I grew to love Vegas.” – J. R. Moehringer Last week I attended Virtuoso Travel Week as I have done about ten times in the last twenty … Continue reading

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What Can I Find For You?

I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel – packing my bags and choosing my outfits – but my favourite part is getting there. –Dominic Monaghan Two weeks from tomorrow I head off to Las Vegas again for Virtuoso Travel Week. … Continue reading

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Clearing Up Travel Jargon

“I took my daily swim at the Beverly Hills Hotel pool despite the presence of onlookers.” –Esther Williams A kind and observant client has brought it to our attention that travel agents sometimes use jargon to describe features of a … Continue reading

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Lowest Price or Best Value?

“You can’t out Walmart Walmart.” –Matthew Upchurch, Chairman and CEO of Virtuoso No one wants to be taken advantage of financially or to pay more than a fair price for any particular thing. And yet we often fall prey to ads which … Continue reading

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Gross National Happiness

Imagine. Imagine a world where the government really, truly looks out for everyone’s best interests. Because Bhutan is high in the Himalayas, wedged between India and Tibetan China, it has never been colonized. They existed behind closed borders until the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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Shopping for Stellar Life Experiences

Is there a destination you have always wanted to visit? Is there something you have wanted to do forever, but because it required being in a certain place at the right time, you have never managed to do it yet?  … Continue reading

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