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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 […]

Adventure, Cruises, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Nature, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler, Your Travel Bucket List

June 19, 2022

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

Everyone’s idea of luxury is different. Does your perfect vacation involve pampering, exclusive-access experiences, one-of-a-kind accommodations, or the ultimate private retreat for yourself and your group of loved ones? Whatever luxury means to you, and whatever your travel dream involves, we can help you make it happen. Below are some ideas that can provide you […]

Adventure, Cultural Experiences, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler, Your Travel Bucket List

June 6, 2022

Luxury is Personal

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 […]

City Stays, Destinations, Family Travel, Hotels, Travel Advisor Benefits, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler

May 22, 2022

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

There are so many ways that your family can explore the world together and build a legacy of shared memories and experiences. Beach vacations and all-inclusive resorts are typical for family gatherings, but think outside the box and you can have an unforgettable adventure with your crew. Below are just a few ideas for awesome […]

Adventure, Conservation, Cruises, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Nature, Road Trips, Safaris, Sustainability, Travel Inspiration, Wildlife, Your Travel Bucket List

May 8, 2022

Family Adventures Around the World

Regardless of the connected religions, many spring holidays and celebrations share the themes of rebirth and renewal. Because of this, there often is overlap in traditions, rituals, and foods associated with these holidays. As I have written previously, observing or even participating in a local tradition or celebration is a great opportunity to immerse yourself […]

Adventure, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Travel Inspiration

April 10, 2022

Spring Is In the Air!

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 […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Literary Travel, Milestone Events, Nature, Road Trips, Romantic Travel, Travel Inspiration, 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 […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Road Trips, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler, Your Travel Bucket List

March 13, 2022

A Taste of Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

You probably are familiar with the Carnival and Mardi Gras celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, New Orleans, and Venice. But what about some other places that have a rich tradition but might not be as well-known? Below you will find descriptions of different carnival celebrations from all corners of the globe, along with recipes that […]

Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Travel Inspiration, Your Travel Bucket List

February 28, 2022

The Global Traditions and Tastes of Carnival

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 […]

City Stays, Culinary Travel, Destinations, Road Trips, Romantic Travel, Safaris, Travel Inspiration, Wellness, Your Travel Bucket List

February 13, 2022

Getting Romantic About Travel

Whether you are an athlete, adventurer, or spectator, sports-related travel is a special experience. Which of the tournaments, events and activities below gets your heart rate going? FIFA World Cup (Doha, Qatar, December 2022): There’s already a lot of buzz about this event, and Qatar is rolling out the red carpet. One of our favorite […]

City Stays, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, sports travel, Travel Inspiration

January 30, 2022

The Sporting Life