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When I first launched AML Travel Designs, I told everyone, put it on Facebook and Instagram because I was so excited to be doing something I love finally. I had so much support, and a lot of my friends and family quickly said: “oh I am going to use you for…”. Of course, I was […]

Travel Talks

When should I use a travel advisor?

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“If you want to get any sleep or are traveling with kids, you do not want to stay on Bourbon Street.” I always thought “when I go to New Orleans for the first time I want and have to stay on Bourbon Street,” and I must be honest…I am so glad I did not. We […]

Destinations, Experiences

New Orleans (Part 3) – Where to stay

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“We didn’t take any pictures together” is what my husband said to me as we were descending back into Columbus International Airport, so he took his phone and snapped a quick selfie. He spent the last four days walking our son around New Orleans (he averaged about 6 miles a day), as I was networking […]

Experiences

New Orleans (Pt 2) – Mr. Korn takeover

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“I design trips based on your style, taste, and desires; your trip is a reflection of you.” This is my approach to travel whether it be personal or when I am working on a trip for a client. I went to New Orleans for the first time March 27th -31st, and I went into it […]

Destinations, Experiences

New Orleans (Part 1) – Beignet Diaries

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It took me 7 years to start watching Game of Thrones, but when I started I was definitely hooked. My husband and I binge-watched the entire show for a month – we couldn’t get enough! I recently had the opportunity to meet and talk with Ina Rodin with the Croatian National Tourist Board, she has […]

Experiences

5 Dubrovnik Stops for G.O.T Fans

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Travel to Cuba has been increasing, and for a good reason, it’s a place that is full of history, culture, natural beauty, and vibrant atmosphere. When traveling to Cuba there is so much to consider and explore, but we will save that for a different post. Cuban cities have so much to offer through its […]

Destinations

Cuba – Beyond the Beaches

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Cruise Type: Expedition/Exlporer Fleet size: 14 ships Destinations: Antartctica Greenland Iceland Svalbard Europe Northwest Passage Norway Coastal United States & Canada South America Caribbean & Central America   Ideal for travelers who: Interested in exploring, learning & history Enjoy getting into the wilderness Like meeting new people & making connections Desire to see how locals […]

Experiences

AML Spotlight – Hurtigruten Cruises

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As an adventure travel specialist, I must say discussing art as a means of adventure travel is a bit different, but when I think of my husband who is an adventure traveler with love for art, it makes sense. His favorite art forms are photography and cinema – in that order, which is what lead […]

Destinations, Experiences

Costa Rican Art Scene

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When I ask clients what they want to do in Peru, the top answer is Macchu Picchu. Spending time in Lima, Peru is never on the list of things to do; it’s treated like leftovers and not like leftover chili that tastes amazing because the flavors have a chance to develop fully, I am talking […]

Destinations, Experiences

Lima Peru – City Experiences

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With the rise of over tourism in areas like Iceland, I took it upon myself to seek out some overlooked experiences in Iceland. We all know the most popular things to do in Iceland like visit the Blue Lagoon, Skogafoss, and Reykjavik, so here is a new list of experiences to add to your Iceland […]

Destinations, Experiences

Iceland – Overlooked Experiences