Six Cool Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Six Cool Places You’ve Never Heard Of

Seeking inspiration for this week’s blog, I was reminded of the many cool places my team and I have visited that most people have probably never heard of. I took an informal survey of my team and we quickly gathered a short list of favorites (in no particular...
A Dozen (or more) Reasons TO Travel!

A Dozen (or more) Reasons TO Travel!

  Last week I wrote about a bunch of reasons why some people should NOT travel. International travel, in particular, requires fortitude, patience, flexibility and open-mindedness. Plus, an innate curiosity about “others.” There’s no question...
I Love It When a Plan Doesn’t Come Together

I Love It When a Plan Doesn’t Come Together

  I love it when a plan doesn’t come together. Yup. You read that right. When something isn’t going according to plan, I know it means there’s a better plan. I just haven’t thought of it yet. So it was with the recent WOW! Travel Club...
Time to Say Goodbye …

Time to Say Goodbye …

  I hate goodbyes.  But it’s time. It won’t be easy. She’s traveled with me for years, trudging through hundreds of airports and logging thousands of air miles.  She’s endured a lot of manhandling without whining. But as nice as she is,...
My Big Fat American Passport

My Big Fat American Passport

Have you been asked… “If your house was on fire, what three things would you grab?” Picking three has always been tough for me, but I can tell you at least one item that always makes my list:  MY PASSPORT. Of course I know that this small little...
Dream Destinations of the CTP Dream Team

Dream Destinations of the CTP Dream Team

Got to thinking … if I could choose only one place to go (no issues with money, time, etc.) … where in the world would I go? I decided it was an interesting question to pose to my team.   Deborah Spangler-Welch is my feisty, fun-loving, wildly...