Customs Border Protection (CBP) has a free alternative to the paid Global Entry option. It’s called Mobile Passport Control App and you can read all about it in this article.

September 10, 2023

Hassle Free Customs Mobile Passport Control App

Passports, Travel Documents, Travel Tips

Historic Cartagena, Columbia Seven years ago, I co-hosted an exclusive Virtuoso sailing through the Panama Canal over the holidays on Silversea Cruises. This special sailing for Virtuoso members included a one-of-a-kind shore excursion in colorful Cartagena, Columbia. Virtuoso offers unique amenities on partner cruise lines for guests booking through affiliated agencies. This was one of […]

April 14, 2024

Cartagena Columbia, a Spanish Colonial Paradise


It’s that time again.  WAVE Season, the best time to book a cruise.  It happens yearly from January to March 31.  What is Wave Season? During Wave Season, all the cruise lines put out their best promotions of the year.  In addition to that, there are also some really juicy offers to travelers who book […]

February 5, 2023

The Best Time To Book A Cruise

Cruises, Ocean Cruises, River Cruises, Travel Advisors, Travel Agents, Travel Tips

Discovering Budapest Recently I returned from a two week trip to Central Europe. I spent a week as a first time visitor to Budapest where I attended the first ASTA Global River Cruise Expo. It was the perfect destination to have the Expo due to it’s prime location on the Danube River. Many river cruise […]

April 10, 2022

First Time Visitor to Budapest

Budapest, River Cruises, Travel Tips

Are you planning a trip abroad? Is it for the first time or the thirty-first time? There’s so much to consider and to understand. That’s why I’m giving you this International Travel Checklist. The only constant in life is change In travel, as in life, the only thing constant is change. We have learned this […]

May 21, 2021

Essential International Travel Checklist

Packing Tips, Travel Checklists, Travel Tips

Have you always wanted to explore the banks of the Mississippi River? If you answered yes, then a Mississippi River Cruise must be at the top of your travel bucket list. A cruise on the Mississippi River is an excellent option if you are looking to travel yet stay close to home. While there are […]

May 16, 2021

Nottoway Plantation – Mississippi River Cruise Port


Over the years, cruises to the Caribbean have been all the rage. Those travelers that didn’t want to be on massive ships with lots of other people would jet off to Europe to cruise the rivers there. However, did you know that you can go on an incredible river cruise in the US? There are […]

May 2, 2021

What to Expect on a River Cruise in the US


How to drink Guinness Like a Girl (and a Guy) Several years ago I went to Ireland. At that time I was introduced to the national drink of Ireland, Guinness. Although some people think the national drink is Jameson’s Whisky. Whatever. Not being a regular stout drinker, this is the only stout I’ve had, and […]

March 17, 2021

How to Drink Guinness Like a Girl

Girl's hand holding Guinness How to Drink Guinness

Ancestry, Ireland

Why take a vacation?  You’ll live longer, for one reason!  It’s official according to a 40 years study by the University of Helsinki. They have figures to prove it. Professor Timo Strandberg, of the University of Helsinki wrote: “Don’t think having an otherwise healthy lifestyle will compensate for working too hard and not taking holidays. […]

January 28, 2021

Why Take A Vacation? You’ll Live Longer

Travel Tips

Traveling overseas is one of the pleasures in life.  Exploring countries and cultures that are new to you.  If you are beginning to think of travel, questions about applying for U.S. Passports is guaranteed to come up. Here the definitive questions and answers that will help you to begin on your journey to travel the […]

January 28, 2021

U.S. Passports Questions and Answers


Passports, Travel Documents, Travel Tips

At Personally Yours Travel, I know that you’re the kind of explorer who appreciates personalized service.

You don’t have the time to spend endless hours researching trips online and still not know if you’re actually getting the best option. I get that it is overwhelming and frustrating to keep searching without getting the results you want. That’s why I do the work for you.

Having extensively travelled throughout Europe multiple times and sailed many cruises, I know what it takes to simplify even the most complicated itineraries. You being able to enjoy your vacation fully is my top priority. 

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