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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

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

Immersing yourself in a new culture can make a vacation so much more meaningful than just a run-of-the-mill tourist experience. Here are some tips on how you can plan for this type of adventure, and how we can help make it happen! Learn the Language A little effort goes a long way in building goodwill […]

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

January 17, 2022

Immersive Travel: Live Like a Local as You Discover the World

As I write this, the snow is falling and the wind is blowing, but my memories of fun in the Mexican sun are keeping me warm. If you are experiencing the winter doldrums, come along with me on a getaway to a tropical paradise. Below you will find all the details of my experience. ARRIVAL IN […]

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

January 9, 2022

A Family’s Escape to Paradise-A Review of Our Trip to the Occidental Xcaret Resort, Xcaret Park, and Xplor

Legacy Travel Designs is hosting a family group trip to Greece! From July 30-August 7, 2022, the Fishers and the Husteds will be exploring Athens, Naxos and Santorini. The trip is geared toward families with teens and young adults traveling with parents and active senior grandparents. Our partners from Curated Greece have lined up some […]

Culinary Travel, Cultural Experiences, Destinations, Family Travel, Travel Inspiration, Virtuoso Traveler, Your Travel Bucket List

January 2, 2022

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