Italy! Florence, Tuscany, Positano & Rome FavoritesSeptember 1, 2017
No doubt, the allure of Italy is well-earned. With spectacular scenery, architecture, art, history, and food & wine â€“ plus friendly people who inspire visitors to embrace â€śla dolce vitaâ€ť â€“ itâ€™s no wonder Italy draws visitors from around the globe.Â One of our travelers, Justine, recently returned from a trip and we’re happy to share … Read more
Bucket List Dreams Come True at Banyan Tree Resorts!January 11, 2017
Have you experienced life at a Banyan Tree Hotel and Resort yet? If yes, then you know what makes these escapes so special â€“ a mix of luxury, serenity, exotic experiences and top-tier amenities. If youâ€™ve yet to experience a Banyan Tree vacation, get ready for a different kind of indulgence â€“ at a place … Read more
Gifts Travelers Will LoveDecember 19, 2016
Our Terry Youngelson chimes in on how the gift of travel makes for a wonderful “experiential” present. We thank The New York Times for including Terry alongside other travel experts in this article. Excerpt from The New York Times: “Terry Youngelson, a travel consultant with the Travelong agency in Summit, N.J., says her clients give … Read more
Top 5 Reasons You Need a Travel AdvisorOctober 7, 2016
As Virtuoso travel advisors,Â weÂ provide ourÂ clients with preferred hotel rates, outstanding travel amenities, complimentary upgrades, and more. Being part of the global Virtuoso network gives us access to fabulous destinations around the world. Here, our colleagues at Virtuoso explain how the relationship benefits travelers. ~ Berry Versfeld and team You can book travel yourself â€“ but … Read more
What Great Benefits Do a Travel Agents Provide?July 18, 2016
Of course, travelers can book vacations directly, but in today’s world of vast options and serious issues that factor into plans, travel consultants can save vacationers time and provide great peace-of-mind. At Travelong of Summit, we’re proud to get to know our clients and understand their travel wishes and needs. Our experiences, connections, and access … Read more
The Girlsâ€™ Weekend Away Guide to Nashville (in Search of Hot Chicken and Cool Musicâ€¦)May 16, 2016
Our Marylyn McLaughlin recently organized a much-needed weekend with dear friends, and Nashville was just the right venue for this close knit group to kick up their heels. Their trip combined immersion in the Nashville lifestyle (drinking beer and listening to country music), sampling old and new culinary traditions of the town, and learning as … Read more
Our hearts go out to the people of Belgium and all those affected by the recent attacks. These are stark reminders of the importance of standing strong, carrying on, and embracing the people andÂ beauty within our reach. We are still proponents of leisure travelÂ for learning about and engaging with people ofÂ other cultures. But taking precautions … Read more
The Weather’s Always Great in Anguilla!January 29, 2016
Let your mind wander to the Caribbean… sparkling aqua water, palm trees, relaxation… ahhhh… There’s no better escape from the winter blues! But which of the many beautiful islands should you visit? Our travelÂ consultantÂ Marylyn McLaughin shares why AnguillaÂ tops our list. SheÂ recently planned a trip for two families to visit the island for aÂ holiday gathering of … Read more
Tips for Planning a Vacation in AfricaDecember 14, 2015
OurÂ Africaâ€¦ A FascinatingÂ Journey –Â Africa has become a popular destination for many of our travelers – with good reason! Our president Berry Versfeld, a native of South AfricaÂ withÂ strong ties to his homeland, loves sharing the ins and outs of traveling to the continent.Â Here, some of our travelers tell us about their fabulous journeys. We think this … Read more
Top Ski Resorts for Winter GetawaysNovember 20, 2015
A chill is in the air, snow is on the way, and soon the slopes (or lodges) will be calling your name! Escaping to a ski resort is the perfect way to enjoy the season while leaving the stresses of holidays, shoveling and icy commutes behind. If youâ€™re a skier, you already understand the thrill … Read more
- Italy! Florence, Tuscany, Positano & Rome Favorites
- Bucket List Dreams Come True at Banyan Tree Resorts!
- Gifts Travelers Will Love
- Top 5 Reasons You Need a Travel Advisor
- What Great Benefits Do a Travel Agents Provide?
- The Girlsâ€™ Weekend Away Guide to Nashville (in Search of Hot Chicken and Cool Musicâ€¦)
- Safety Tips for Travelers: What to Do if Disaster Strikes
- The Weather’s Always Great in Anguilla!
- Tips for Planning a Vacation in Africa
- Top Ski Resorts for Winter Getaways
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