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  • Luxury Travels…. in Tudor England The author at Hampton Court Palace. Travel is always enlightening.  Sometimes it is exceptional.  But when all the stars align, it becomes extraordinary. My travels through Great Britain with author and historian Alison Weir have been extraordinary.  Here is why. Many geographic destinations may seem more exotic and I have visited almost all, from Easter […]
  • Visiting Mount Vernon after the Nice Attack Visiting the home of our first president, George Washington, the day after the tragic attack in Nice, I am reminded of our long history of friendship and support. George Washington planted this beautiful fleur de lis boxwood parterre in his Upper Garden in recognition and thanks for France’s critical support for our revolution.  It has been […]
  • Colors of Marrakech, Morocco Inspiring Travelers for Generations…..
  • Can Social Media “Sell” Travel? Thank you Travel Weekly for asking.   Here is the original link to my interview with Travel Weekly.   Travel Industry Survey 2015 Photo Credit: Illustration by TandaV/Shutterstock Travel Weekly’s Travel Industry Survey 2015 Social life Travel professionals use several methods of marketing — the Travel Industry Survey tracks the relative use of a dozen […]
  • Return to the Gilded Age: Article National Geographic Traveler Why you’ll soon be pining for the splendor and the decadence of a New York City grand hotel. The full article can be accessed here. Or read in print in National Geographic Traveler’s October 2015 issue:
  • Luxury Travel Advisor July 2015: Jean Newman Glock Article from Luxury Travel Advisor Magazine  July 2015. Original Article can be found here.  Jean Newman Glock of JNG Worldwide has become so successful in the social networking arena, she’s no longer selling individual travel; rather she’s consulting for other travel advisors and suppliers, as well as with the Signature Travel Network. In fact, Klout, […]
  • Dear Tor, A Letter to Tor Hagen, Chairman and CEO Viking Cruise Lines Dear Tor, On the eve of the christening of your first ocean going ship, Viking Star, I hope you won’t mind my sharing a personal note with a few readers. Our past goes back many years and has had it’s ups and downs. I was kindly invited to the Amsterdam ceremony in March 2013 where […]
  • 20 Countries, 22 Photos, One Year of Travel Circling the globe, several times last year was exciting.  Compressing my jouneys into one blog post less so.  Winter in Russia, Spring in Paris, Summer in Russia,  Around the World by Private Jet in the Fall (twice), November in Normandy, Paris and Mougins, Holidays at the White House and Christmas in London.  Whew.  I decided to […]
  • Around the World by Private Jet: Three Exceptional Moments Around the World in 24 days with TCS World Travel and Four Seasons Hotels is sold as the ultimate around the world experience.    I have traveled with TCS World Travel on private jet trips before during my work with the Smithsonian and they were all wonderful.  So when invited to join this new itinerary,  I hoped I […]
  • An American Pilgrimage: The Normandy Beaches Omaha Beach, NormandyI met Chester Furtek on Utah Beach, Normandy, gazing out at a small island barely visible in the distance. He was visiting with his wife and son. It had been 70 years since he had landed on D-Day in the USS Correy. His boat sank about a half mile from the beach and […]

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I was an invited guest for many of these trips, but I never accept a trip in exchange for any promise of positive​ stories or social media posts​. The opinions and findings are all my own and always... unedited. It speaks for the integrity of these suppliers that they trust their product will shine, without any quid pro quos in exchange for travel. I choose who I work with very carefully for this reason.