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Maximizing Beautiful Moments

Why I Am A Travel Advisor

Travel Experiences Change Lives

One of my favorite quotes is by John O'Donohue: "Beauty is that in the presence of which we feel more alive." A carefully designed itinerary maximizes your beautiful moments--moments that can change your life!

Beautiful moments can be anything: an African safari or a hike in the woods a Mozart opera in Vienna or traditional music in an Irish pub, a sunset on an cruise in Alaska or sunrise at Haleakalā in Hawai'i!

What I Do

Your Trusted Advisor

As a Virtuoso Certified Travel Advisor, I work as your advocate through every aspect of a trip, and I develop relationships with clients that grow over a lifetime of travel. I have a global network of vetted partners that, along with my expertise, assures the best experience for your time and budget, including exclusive benefits & privileges not available on the internet. Planning any type of travel can be overwhelming, which is why it’s beneficial to have an experienced professional by your side.

How We Work Together

Collaborating to Curate

Travel is personal, so we begin with an in-depth conversation (over coffee?) so that I can learn what experiences you and your traveling companions want to have. I then research to plan (curate) the best trip for your time and budget, whether that is a Caribbean getaway, a grand European adventure, or a weekend in the mountains. After I present you a proposed itinerary, we will tweak it until it is perfect! My goal is to find the balance between your practical budget, travel wishes, and aspirations that you might not have thought possible! 

I am equipped to handle all aspects of your trip, including flights, hotels, travel insurance, rental cars, tours, and so much more. I make sure that you have all of the necessary documents before you embark on your trip, and when you return, I will be excited to hear about your experiences and will be honored when you refer your friends and family to me.


I would love to help you plan your trip, but if you prefer DIY, you can explore and book Virtuoso Hotels here, and you can explore and book private and group tours and shore excursions through ShoreTrips here.


Cruises of All Kinds

I have been on a lot of cruises, and I love them. If you think cruises aren't for you, maybe they're not.

There are MANY options to explore, from boats with 6 passengers to mega ships with 6000 passengers. Let's talk!

Click the button below to explore cruise shore excursions through ShoreTrips.



Ever dream of taking a river cruise? With an award-winning river fleet, critically acclaimed dining and a variety of included excursions, AmaWaterways offers you the opportunity to explore authentic culture and captivating landscapes in luxury and comfort. Learn more here

Featured Tours

From Travelex International

Classical Music Tour of Austria

Classical Music Tour of Austria

Join WFMT Chicago's Carl Grapentine and enjoy the performances of Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” and Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Vienna State Opera as well as Beethoven’s Symphonies 6 & 7 performed by the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein.


Luxury Sicilian Food & Wine Tour

Experience the beauty and culture of Southern Italy’s finest wine region. Stay at historic and elegant luxury hotels, visit famous wineries for private tastings and dining experiences, meet the local winemakers, chefs, and more!


I have access to any hotel you like (contact me). Virtuoso Hotels are the world's best hotels, and you receive exclusive amenities and VIP treatment with every stay. You can explore all Virtuoso Hotels, but here are a few I love:


The world's first luxury-lifestyle Equinox Hotel will open in 2019 within the Hudson Yards Neighborhood on Manhattan's West Side. Predicated on the same holistic philosophy as our fitness clubs, Equinox Hotels will amplify a message of high performance living.

Natural luxury on a private white sand tropical beach, stunning ocean-view bungalows, all within a 4,000-acre jungle define the Morgan’s Rock experience. Morgan´s Rock is a 3 Ocean View Two Bedroom Villlas with Private Pool and 15-bungalow hideaway on a mile-long picturesque sandy beach, frequented year-round by nesting sea turtles. Nearly half of the vast property is a private reserve. The rest is low-impact agricultural land and sustainable tropical forestland.

The Aria Hotel Budapest is a luxury boutique hotel with an exquisite design inspired by music. To compliment the musical concept, master designer Zoltan Varro's vision was to simultaneously recreate the rich, lavish atmosphere of a historic Hungarian palace while also embracing visitors in the warmth and comfort of a private residence.
Each of the four wings is dedicated to one of four major genres of music: Classical, Opera, Contemporary, and Jazz.


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