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When you’re planning your next vacation, make sure that you don’t over plan. Now don’t get me wrong. Yes, you should plan your transportation, your accommodations, your transfers, and all things logistical to get you to vacation. When I say don’t over plan, it’s for when you are in your destination. You should have a […]

What does your vacation look like?

I am very fortunate as I get to vacation three times every year. Usually anyways.  These vacations have nothing to do with the fact that I am a travel agent and these are not “free” vacations.  I book these trips as a client of Bonnie’s Travel and find the best deals that I can. What […]

7 Things to Know Before You Take Your Phone Overseas

I found this information on the internet.  I thought it had a lot of useful and up-to-date information for those of us who need to stay connected even on vacation.  Please feel free to add any other tips that may help us on our vacations. —————————————————– MORE and more travellers couldn’t imagine going without their […]

MLB 2013 World Series – Dominican Republic Players

It’s October baseball and my team, the Boston Red Sox, are in the World Series.  Of course I’m hoping they sweep the St Louis Cardinals again like they did in 2004, but we will see how it goes.  Last nights game was an awesome start. There are only two players in the World Series that […]

Cirque du Soleil

Have you ever seen a Cirque du Soleil show?  For those who do not know what this is, let me tell you.  In a nutshell; it’s a French circus with a twist.  The twist is that is does not have your typical circus acts like the high wire or the trapeze or the lion taming. […]

Flag Day in the US and Dominican Republic

Flag Day in the US and Dominican Republic June 14th, the United States celebrates our flag (as well as the birthday of the US Army).     In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation for the observance of June 14 as Flag Day as that’s the day in 1777 that the Second Continental Congress adopted the […]

World War Z and The Heat

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a huge movie fan.  Besides being a travel agent, my ideal job would be ticket sales at a movie theater.  I know that it’s not a job most would aspire to, but I’ve worked very hard throughout my adult life with most times having multiple jobs and […]