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Legacy Travel Designs held a webinar today to announce our hosted Jewish Heritage River cruise coming up in August 2023. In case you missed it, here are the details and information about how you can join us! Our Partner: Avalon Waterways We are proud to partner with Avalon Waterways for this group trip. From excursion […]

River Cruising

January 30, 2023

Join Us on the Danube to Explore Jewish Heritage!

Now that pandemic travel restrictions have eased, more and more people are planning long-delayed travel. As I mentioned in a previous blog, one sector of travel that has come back into play is study abroad travel. I have fond memories of my family’s visit to Italy in December 1989, when I was finishing up my semester of […]

Travel Advice

November 20, 2022

Study Abroad Family Travel: Seeing the World Through Your Young Adult’s Eyes

Would-be cruisers can be overwhelmed by the dizzying array of options. The best way to understand how travel industry experts categorize cruise lines is by comparing them to stores most of us are familiar with. Mass Market/Contemporary (Walmart/Target): Royal Caribbean, Carnival, MSC, Norwegian Premium (Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Regional Department Stores): Celebrity, Disney, Holland America, Princess Deluxe […]

Cultural Experiences

November 13, 2022

Cruise Lines and the Azamara Difference

Making and strengthening family bonds is especially important, and can be especially challenging, for grandparents and their grandchildren. This has become even more of a top-of-the-list priority since so many of us lost precious time with our loved ones over the past years of restricted travel. One way to bridge the distance, whether physical or […]

Travel Inspiration

November 6, 2022

A Skip-Gen Trip Inspired by a “Grand” Book Club

When your kids and grandkids start moving into the “grown and flown” stage, you can begin to travel in ways that are different from when they were younger – with and without them! Here are some of our favorite travel opportunities for empty-nester (or empty-nester adjacent) parents and grandparents: Study Abroad Travel I have fond memories of my family’s visit […]

Travel Inspiration

October 23, 2022

Empty Nester Opportunities: Traveling With (and Without) Your Older Kids and Grandkids

Since we returned from our hosted group trip to Greece, Sandy and I have been hard at work planning our own and our clients’ next adventures. But I keep dreaming of Greece… A big piece of this amazing country that has stayed with me is the gastronomy we experienced there. And while we did have […]

Your Travel Bucket List

August 28, 2022

Beyond Baklava: Going Greek for Gastronomy

“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

15 Explorers, 4 Families, 3 Generations, 1 Priceless Adventure! Legacy Travel Designs’ hosted trip to Greece is in the books! We took a 2-week break from our e-newsletter and blog posts so that we could fully immerse ourselves in our travels, and now we’re excited to fill you in on the highlights and details of […]

Your Travel Bucket List

August 15, 2022

A Greek Odyssey with Legacy Travel Designs

Does this sound like your idea of heaven? Visiting multiple continents and ports-of-call, experiencing many cultures from around the globe, savoring locally-inspired meals, enjoying nightly entertainment, meeting interesting people, and hearing guest lecturers- all while unpacking only once. If so, consider one of these cruises around the world. Royal Carribean’s Ultimate World Cruise 2023-2024 The […]

Destinations

June 25, 2022

A Sampling of World Cruises

Is Alaska on your Wanderlist? If so, check out these cruises and land-sea-combo “cruisetour” options from Holland America, one of our Virtuoso partners. When you sail with Holland America Line, you’ll do more than see glaciers and gold rush towns, you’ll experience them up close – from immersive tundra treks and port-to-table cooking demos to […]

Your Travel Bucket List

June 19, 2022

Upper-Latitude Attitudes: Adventures in Alaska for Cool Summer Travel