818.704.7033 info@wowtravelclub.com
Now THAT’S a Good Idea!

Now THAT’S a Good Idea!

I love a good idea. Especially when it’s a fresh re-think of an established, long-held – but not necessarily logical – concept or practice. For example . . . Check-in/check-out times. Almost without exception, hotels require you to check out at...
Full of bologna (or boloney?)

Full of bologna (or boloney?)

Last month I embarked on a rather unusual journey: 1) It was a vacation – absolutely no hotel inspections were planned, and 2) it wasn’t an international trip for a change. Though I did travel to another world, for sure! Over the last two weeks, I blogged...
Planes, Trains and Automobiles … & more

Planes, Trains and Automobiles … & more

You may not believe this, but sometimes I just run out of ideas for this blog. So I went to my team for inspiration and they came up with a good one: different modes of transportation! Over the 40 years we’ve been arranging group travel, we have incorporated a...
Two Halves of the Same Year

Two Halves of the Same Year

This is the traditional end-of-year post when I get all teary-eyed and write about gratitude. It’s also the time of year when I begin to lay out a photo book for my husband, Scott, called “Our Year in Pictures.” His birthday is on January 9 so...
And These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things . . .

And These Are a Few of Our Favorite Things . . .

It’s that time of year again. Time to publish year-end lists and compilations.  Since circumstances forced me to be a better delegator this year (at long last!) I asked each of my team to each give me a “favorite” experience of 2016: Howard Wise is...
From Love Boat to Innsbruck… and the ensuing travel bug bite!

From Love Boat to Innsbruck… and the ensuing travel bug bite!

~ by guest-blogger, Ellen Gruetzmacher It was 1981 and my best friend, Shelley, and I had been excitedly planning our senior trip to celebrate graduation from Santa Ynez Valley Union High. While Shelley’s folks were giving her the Mexican Riviera cruise as a...