My Portugal Adventure

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This trip was over a year in planning. It started out as a vacation with one other couple and turned into a group. Escorting groups are not my thing. I plan vacations for clients and send them on their way. After this trip, that might change…. During this trip I discovered my “Why”. It’s always […]

Celebrating 20 Years

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Happy Birthday to Us! 20 years, time sure does fly by. We have certainly seen a lot of changes in the travel industry throughout the years. It is definitely a challenging business but when clients come back telling us about the fantastic time they had on their vacation, it’s worth it. It’s such a good […]

Venice Like A Local

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By Bonnie Friedman Separated from the Italian Mainland by a few miles of shallow water, Venice is a world apart. For more than 14 centuries, the separation both isolated and protected it from foreign attack, the Pope, and Italian politics, allowing Venice to establish itself as a major trading hub and maritime power. The exotic […]

Are You a Luxury Traveler?

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The Luxury of a Travel Consultant  At Captivating Journeys we consider ourselves luxury travel consultants. That doesn’t mean that we only book high end, expensive vacations. It means that we are able to offer a higher level of service when we are able to book your complete vacation package.  In addition to airfare our services […]

AH-Mazing Tahiti & Society Islands

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The flight on Hawaiian from Honolulu to Papeete is a mere 6 hours, pretty painless. Upon entering the terminal we were greeted by local dancers and musicians. From there it’s a short 10 minute drive to the harbor. We purchased  the overpriced transfers from the cruise line but taxis are plentiful, cost is about 40.00-50.00. […]