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“My books are not about just terror and murder, they are about goodness. And kindness. About choices. About friendship and belonging. And love. Enduring love. If you take only one thing away from any of my books, I’d like it to be this: Goodness exists.” – Louise Penny A client asked Tracy and I to […]

Romantic Travel

August 21, 2022

A Louise Penny-Inspired Tour of Quebec

Are you the type of traveler who enjoys both the coast and the mountains? Well, you’re in luck, because you don’t have to choose between the two! There are plenty of places on this Big Blue Marble of ours where you can easily have beach (or at least oceanside) time and crisp mountain air or […]

Your Travel Bucket List

July 4, 2022

“Surf-and-Turf” Combo Destinations

When you travel, your overall experience can be greatly enhanced by where you stay. Your accommodations are more than just a place to rest your head at night. You want to feel welcomed, comfortable, and have a hassle-free stay. At Legacy Travel Designs, part of our “secret sauce” of travel planning is our status as […]

Virtuoso Traveler

May 22, 2022

Be Our Guest! How to get VIP Treatment at Hotels & Resorts

No country this small packs in as much history, culture, and geographic diversity as this one. It has a booming food and wine scene, vibrant nightlife. and incredible beaches. But the number one reason to visit is hard to put into words. It is a sacred place emanating a spiritual energy like no other. Once there, it is easy to understand why […]

Your Travel Bucket List

April 27, 2022

Why You Need to Visit Israel at Least Once in Your Life

With its abundant artistic offerings, stunning year-round weather, and beautiful beaches, it’s no surprise that Sarasota has earned numerous accolades in the last year such as #1 Best Place to Visit in Florida 2022 and #9 Best Place to Live in the U.S. 2021 by U.S. News & World Reports and #2 Best U.S. Beach […]

Family Travel

April 15, 2022

Going Coastal for the Arts in Sarasota

Do you love driving and the independence of the open road?  Do you want to experience the most iconic routes of the world but need a bit more pampering than the traditional road trip brings to mind? The good news is that Legacy Travel Designs can customize drives of the globe’s stunning routes and landscapes, all […]

Your Travel Bucket List

March 30, 2022

A High-Octane Twist on the Classic Road Trip

Whether you’re a history or architecture buff, food and beverage aficionado, beach bum, golfer, or shopper extraordinaire, Charleston has something for you! With such a long and complicated history, Charleston’s downtown area and the surrounding environs can be experienced through many lenses. Below are just a few things to do and see, and places to […]

Virtuoso Traveler

March 27, 2022

Charming Charleston

Click above for a glazed corned beef recipe that is sure to please. It’s super easy, but do plan ahead, because the beef needs to be boiled and then refrigerated overnight. Serve the corned beef with butter-slathered Irish soda bread and a medley of roasted potatoes, cabbage, parsnips and carrots, and you’ve got a hearty […]

Your Travel Bucket List

March 13, 2022

A Taste of Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

A Two-Night, 3-Day Itinerary I love to make detailed itineraries even for short weekends away. Wouldn’t it be great to just show up somewhere with all your reservations and plans made, tailored exactly to your desires? I have an exceptional knack for finding the most unique sights that bring a destination to life. Read on […]

Road Trips

February 18, 2022

Taking a Bite Out of the Big Apple

In honor of Valentine’s Day, let’s look at just a few of the infinite types of travel that are tailor-made for romance. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon or babymoon, marking a milestone anniversary, enjoying the empty nest, or just looking for some much-needed alone time with your sweetheart, we’ve got you covered with suggestions for […]

Your Travel Bucket List

February 13, 2022

Getting Romantic About Travel